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What Did They Do Before Rock'n'Roll?
Various Artists
What Did They Do Before Rock'n'Roll?
Genres: Folk, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Rock, Broadway & Vocalists
 
  •  Track Listings (20) - Disc #1


      

CD Details

All Artists: Various Artists
Title: What Did They Do Before Rock'n'Roll?
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Westside UK
Release Date: 9/29/1998
Album Type: Import
Genres: Folk, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Rock, Broadway & Vocalists
Styles: Traditional Folk, Swing Jazz, Traditional Jazz & Ragtime, Vocal Jazz, Oldies, Vocal Pop, Oldies & Retro, Traditional Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 5032698068296
 

CD Reviews

Great Bizarro 50s Pop-Rock!
Thomas Bumbera | Maplewood, NJ USA | 12/03/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Billy Vera has done an exceptional job of collecting (from the RCA vaults) pop tunes of the early 50s that touch on elements of country or R&B that would soon congeal into Rock 'N' Roll. If you like offbeat 50s pop, get this while there are still copies available. And while you're at it, seek out Vera's other excellent Westside comp, "Rockin' Is NOT Our Business" (OOP but still available) for more alternately hilarious and fascinating RCA-drawn material (pity that the proposed sequel drawn from the Coral-Decca vaults fell apart over contractual bugs)."