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The Fabulous 50s - 1955 Various Artists

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1955 proved to be another interesting year for the music industry. With Col. Tom Parker becoming Elvis Presley's manager in a momentus move which subsequently shaped Rock N Roll's first superstar's career in a disappointingly conservative direction soon after his initial impact, to the two songs which aniticpated the more widespread explosion of Rock & Roll in 1956 - Pat Boone's cover of Ain't That A Shame and Bill Haley's Rock Around The Clock, it was an exciting time for audiences and artists alike. Frank Sinatra continued to produce hit after hit, whilst UK vocalists David Whitfield and Dickie Valentine both enjoyed strong sales with Ev'rywhere and I Wonder respectively. This CD provides over an hours worth of listening pleasure, so sit back and relax and take a trip down memory lane with this 24 track compilation. * Crooners still held sway in 1955 just before the rude awakening of Rock & Roll, and these 24 tracks take in all the major names. * Includes 9 No.1s from Tony Bennett & Slim Whitman through to Alma Cogan & Ruby Murray, and many more. * First three tracks cover the biggest hits of the time for Rat Pack cronies Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr. * Comprehensive survey of the musical mood of the year, closing with the sound of things to come - Bill Haley's Rock Around The Clock. * All original recordings digitally remastered. * Containing 23 Top Ten Hits. * Featuring the worldwide one million selling hits Hey There by Rosemary Clooney, A Blossom Fell by Nat King Cole, The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller, Rose Marie by Slim Whitman, Ain't That A Shame by Pat Boone and Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets. * Follows on from our existing Fab 50s range which continues to sell well

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Item details

Band/artist(s):
Various Artists
Catalogue number:
5024952265725
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Compilations
Label:
Xtra
Tracks:
24

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1955 proved to be another interesting year for the music industry. With Col. Tom Parker becoming Elvis Presley's manager in a momentus move which subsequently shaped Rock N Roll's first superstar's career in a disappointingly conservative direction soon after his initial impact, to the two songs which aniticpated the more widespread explosion of Rock & Roll in 1956 - Pat Boone's cover of Ain't That A Shame and Bill Haley's Rock Around The Clock, it was an exciting time for audiences and artists alike. Frank Sinatra continued to produce hit after hit, whilst UK vocalists David Whitfield and Dickie Valentine both enjoyed strong sales with Ev'rywhere and I Wonder respectively. This CD provides over an hours worth of listening pleasure, so sit back and relax and take a trip down memory lane with this 24 track compilation. * Crooners still held sway in 1955 just before the rude awakening of Rock & Roll, and these 24 tracks take in all the major names. * Includes 9 No.1s from Tony Bennett & Slim Whitman through to Alma Cogan & Ruby Murray, and many more. * First three tracks cover the biggest hits of the time for Rat Pack cronies Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr. * Comprehensive survey of the musical mood of the year, closing with the sound of things to come - Bill Haley's Rock Around The Clock. * All original recordings digitally remastered. * Containing 23 Top Ten Hits. * Featuring the worldwide one million selling hits Hey There by Rosemary Clooney, A Blossom Fell by Nat King Cole, The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller, Rose Marie by Slim Whitman, Ain't That A Shame by Pat Boone and Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets. * Follows on from our existing Fab 50s range which continues to sell well

Disc/Case Ex Ex

Band/artist(s):
Various Artists
Catalogue number:
5024952265725
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Compilations
Label:
Xtra
Tracks:
24

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