Label: Castle Communications PLC - MAC CD 212 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll
Various: Rock 'N' Roll Roots - The First Recordings (CD) (Smith & Co.) 28 tracks Rock Around The Clock Bill & His Comets Haley 17 Shake, Rattle And Roll Big Joe & His Blues Kings Turner
"Rock Around the Clock" is a rock and roll song in the bar blues format written by Max C. Freedman and James E. Myers (the latter being under the pseudonym "Jimmy De Knight") in The best-known and most successful rendition was recorded by Bill Haley & His Comets in for American Decca.
25 original tracks - total playing time - On 12 April Bill Haley and his Comets crowned their first session in New York for Decca Records with a recording of Rock Around The Clock, a novelty song co-written by Haley's manager Dave Myers (under his pseudonym Jimmy Denight) and Tin Pan Alley veteran Max Freedman. It had been recorded without success by Sunny Dae in , but Haley's.
· Here are million sellers that helped rock ’n’ roll gain its footing around the globe, but also cuts that have been impossible to find on CD. You get "Crazy, Man, Crazy," "Shake, Rattle and Roll," "Dim, Dim the Lights," "Rock Around the Clock," "Burn That Candle," "See You Later, Alligator," "Mambo Rock," "Birth of the Boogie," "R-O-C-K.
Disc one is given over to the principal contents of Haley's two Warner albums and their accompanying singles, which include his versions of a brace of rock & roll oldies (among them recuttings of "Rock Around the Clock" and "Shake, Rattle and Roll," as well as hits identified with Jerry Lee Lewis, et al.) and some excellent country : $
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