The Rock 'n' Roll Explosion: 120 Hits That Rocked The World (4-CD)

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Format: CD  (4 Discs)
Item:  ACQ 7046

CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Released: September 11, 2012
  • Label: Acrobat

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This is a re-issue in a 4-CD set of a highly popular and successful Acrobat release which was originally released as a 6-CD set, but now discontinued in that form.Here in one unique collection is the opportunity to hear 120 of the early Rock and Roll tracks that changed the face of popular music forever. For the 'baby boom' generation, 1956 was a cataclysmic year, as suddenly a whole swathe of exciting new music was heard among the bland offerings on mainstream radio.

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats
  • 2.Sixty Minute Man - The Dominoes
  • 3.5-10-15 Hours - Ruth Brown
  • 4.Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown
  • 5.Crazy Man Crazy - Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  • 6.Honey Hush - Big Joe Turner
  • 7.Money Honey - The Drifters
  • 8.Such a Night - The Drifters
  • 9.Lucille - The Drifters
  • 10.That's Allright - Elvis Presley
  • 11.Blue Moon of Kentucky - Elvis Presley
  • 12.Shake Rattle and Roll - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 13.Good Rocking Tonight - Elvis Presley
  • 14.Dim Dim the Lights - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 15.Bip Bam - The Drifters featuring Clyde Mcphatter
  • 16.Tweedlee Dee - Lavern Baker
  • 17.You're a Heartbreaker - Elvis Presley
  • 18.Ling Ting Tong - The Five Keys
  • 19.Mambo Rock - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 20.Milkcow Blues Boogie - Elvis Presley
  • 21.Whatcha Gonna Do - Clyde Mcphatter & The Drifters
  • 22.Maybellene - Chuck Berry
  • 23.Ain't It a Shame - Fats Domino
  • 24.Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
  • 25.Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 26.Diddley Daddy - Bo Diddley
  • 27.Razzle Dazzle - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 28.Baby Let's Play House - Elvis Presley
  • 29.Two Hound Dogs - Bill Haley & His Comets

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.I'm Left You're Right She's Gone - Elvis Presley
  • 2.I Hear You Knocking - Smiley Lewis
  • 3.I Forgot To Remember To Forget - Elvis Presley
  • 4.At My Front Door - The Eldorados
  • 5.All By Myself - Fats Domino
  • 6.Thirty Days - Chuck Berry
  • 7.Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
  • 8.Only You - The Platters
  • 9.When You Dance - Turbans
  • 10.Poor Me - Fats Domino
  • 11.Rock A Beatin' Boogie - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 12.Burn That Candle - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 13.Mystery Train - Elvis Presley
  • 14.The Great Pretender - The Platters
  • 15.Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Robins
  • 16.Speedo - The Cadillacs
  • 17.See You Later Alligator - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 18.Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
  • 19.Pretty Thing - Bo Diddley
  • 20.No Money Down - Chuck Berry
  • 21.Why Do Fools Fall In Love - The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon
  • 22.Bo Weevil - Fats Domino
  • 23.The Magic Touch - The Platters
  • 24.Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
  • 25.I Was The One - Elvis Presley
  • 26.Honey Don't - Carl Perkins
  • 27.Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
  • 28.I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino
  • 29.R.O.C.K. - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 30.I Want You To Be My Girl - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
  • 2.Slippin' And Slidin' - Little Richard
  • 3.Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
  • 4.My Blue Heaven - Fats Domino
  • 5.Corrinne Corrina - Big Joe Turner
  • 6.I Want You I Need You I Love You - Elvis Presley
  • 7.Money Honey - Elvis Presley
  • 8.Ruby Baby - The Drifters
  • 9.My Baby Left Me - Elvis Presley
  • 10.Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
  • 11.Hot Dog Buddy Buddy - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 12.Rip It Up - Little Richard
  • 13.Ooby Dooby - Roy Orbison
  • 14.Bring It To Jerome - Bo Diddley
  • 15.Be Bop A Lu-La - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
  • 16.My Prayer - The Platters
  • 17.Rock And Roll Ruby - Warren Smith
  • 18.Who Can Explain - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
  • 19.Let The Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee
  • 20.Boppin' The Blues - Carl Perkins
  • 21.I Promise To Remember - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
  • 22.Ready Teddy - Little Richard
  • 23.Red Headed Woman - Sonny Burgess
  • 24.Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
  • 25.When My Dreamboat Comes Home - Fats Domino
  • 26.Don t Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
  • 27.Honky Tonk Pt 1 - Bill Doggett
  • 28.Honky Tonk Pt 2 - Bill Doggett
  • 29.Rip It Up - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 30.In The Still Of The Nite - The Five Satins

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Green Door - Jim Lowe
  • 2.Lipstick Powder And Paint - Big Joe Turner
  • 3.Who Do You Love - Bo Diddley
  • 4.You'll Never Know - The Platters
  • 5.Too Much Monkey Business - Chuck Berry
  • 6.Bluejean Bop - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
  • 7.The ABC's Of Love - Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
  • 8.She's Got It - Little Richard
  • 9.Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
  • 10.Ka Ding Dong - The G Clefs
  • 11.I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine - Elvis Presley
  • 12.Brown Eyed Handsome Man - Chuck Berry
  • 13.Race With The Devil - Gene Vincent
  • 14.I Feel Good - Shirley & Lee
  • 15.Rudy's Rock - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 16.Anyway You Want Me - Elvis Presley
  • 17.Heebie Jeebies - Little Richard
  • 18.Love Me - Elvis Presley
  • 19.Dixie Fried - Carl Perkins
  • 20.You Can't Catch Me - Chuck Berry
  • 21.Blue Monday - Fats Domino
  • 22.Don't Knock The Rock - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 23.All Around The World - Little Richard
  • 24.Choo Choo Ch'boogie - Bill Haley & His Comets
  • 25.The Girl Can't Help It - Little Richard
  • 26.Paralyzed - Elvis Presley
  • 27.Jim Dandy - Lavern Baker
  • 28.Flying Saucers Rock And Roll - Billy Lee Riley & His Little Green Men
  • 29.Ubangi Stomp - Warren Smith
  • 30.Train Kept A Rollin' - Johnny Burnette
  • 31.Ain't Got No Home - Clarence 'Frogman' Henry

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  • UPC: 824046704629
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