V.A. - Rockabilly Greatest


Rock The Joint.

In the beginning was rockabilly! In the white middle class, a youthful protest culture had been bubbling since the late 1940s, which initially defined itself through „soft drugs“ and the literature of the Beat Generation. Books like The Catcher in the Rye, published in 1951, also achieved cult status among young people because they described for the first time a specifically youthful attitude to life in which the usual moral concepts were perceived as narrow and disturbing. However, a unified youth music was still lacking at first. Followers of beat literature preferred bebop jazz; otherwise, secret listening to black radio stations whose ghetto music contained sexually explicit themes was a widespread act of rebellion against parents. It was primarily for this youth that Sam Phillips, with his small Sun Records label in Memphis, Tennessee, came up with the idea of a new, black and white pop music. The young Elvis Presley, who joined Sun in 1954, served him as a link between the two musical hemispheres, because he had a good shot of gospel and rhythm and blues in his voice…

V.A. - Rockabilly Greatest

Limited - First 1.111 units numbered 

1 x Marbled 180g Vinyl  


Side A

  1. Rock The Joint - Bill Haley And His Comets  
  2. Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins  
  3. Rockin‘ Daddy - Eddie Bond  
  4. Oh Boy! - Buddy Holly And The Chrickets  
  5. Ooby Dooby - Roy Orbison  
  6. Get Rhythm - Johnny Cash  
  7. I Gotta Know - Wanda Jackson  
  8. Will You, Willyum - Janis Martin  
  9. Behave, Be Quiet Or Begone - Roy Duke  
  10. Hot Rock - Johnny Carroll And His Hot Rocks 

Side B

  1. Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent  
  2. Twenty Flight Rock - Eddie Cochran  
  3. Good Rockin‘ Tonight - Elvis Presley  
  4. Whole Lotta Shakin‘ Goin‘ On - Jerry Lee Lewis  
  5. Seven Nights To Rock - Moon Mullican  
  6. Red Hot - Billy Lee Riley  
  7. Honky Tonk Man - Johnny Horton  
  8. The Fool - Sanford Clark  
  9. Poor Little Fool - Ricky Nelson