Sunday, July 5, 2009

Bill Haley - Live in Star Club

Bill Haley is the neglected hero of early rock & roll. Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly are ensconced in the heavens, transformed into veritable constellations in the rock music firmament, their music respected by writers and scholars as well as the record-buying public, virtually every note of music they ever recorded theoretically eligible for release. And among the living rock & roll pioneers, Chuck Berry is given his due in the music marketplace and by the history books, and Bo Diddley is acknowledged appropriately in the latter, even if his music doesn't sell the way it should. Yet Bill Haley — who was there before any of them, playing rock & roll before it even had a name, and selling it in sufficient quantities out of a small ... Read More...

1 - Shake Rattle And Roll
2 - Skinny Minnie
3 - Rip It Up
4 - Rudys Rock
5 - Lucille
6 - Whole Lotta Shakin Going On
7 - See You Later Alligator
8 - Caravan
9 - Kansas City
10 - What'd I Say
11 - Rock Around The Clock
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