Spotlite On Sun Records
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- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 1996
- Label: Collectables Records
Description by OLDIES.com:
A great collection from the Sam Phillips record label that helped popularize the rockabilly sound and was the original home of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and many other greats.
- 1.The PrisonairesJust Walkin' In The Rain
- 2.The 5 TinosSitting By My Window
- 3.Hunki DoriWhy Don't You Use Your Head?
- 4.The PrisonairesWhat'll You Do Next
- 5.The Four DukesAngel Dear
- 6.The PrisonairesI Wish
- 7.The Jones BrothersEvery Night
- 8.The Four DukesWalking Alone
- 9.The PrisonairesBaby Please
- 10.Dusty Brooks & His TonesTears And Wine
- 11.The PrisonairesTwo Strangers
- 12.The PrisonairesA Prisoner's Prayer
- 13.Hunki DoriI Want My Baby Back
- 14.The PrisonairesI Know
This is part of Collectables' Spotlite series.
While many of the artists who recorded for Sam Phillips' Sun studio wouldn't obtain the legendary status as Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, or Carl Perkins, every tune recorded at that Memphis studio is worth hearing. The multitude of early- to mid-'50s gospel, R&B, and blues tracks recorded at Sun stand up to any classics of those genres. Among the many rediscovered treasures included in this package are songs by the Prisonaires, Five Tinos, Four Dukes, and the Jones Brothers. "Just Walkin' in the Rain" by the Prisonaires is the original version that Johnnie Ray would have a hit with around the same time. ~ Al Campbell
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- Sales Rank: 19,614
- UPC: 090431580929
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
- International Shipping: 1 item
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