Rockabilly Shakeout

Rockabilly Shakeout


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This 25-track set of 1950s rockabilly and upbeat country shuffles is an extension of Ace's original LP issue with nine additional cuts added. Most of what is here is drawn from the vaults of Starday Records, a Texas label started by Jack Staines and Harold W. Daily, but there are also tracks compiled from Marshall E. Ellis' two Memphis labels, E&M and Erwin Records, and a single cut, Tommy Spurlin's "Hang Loose," from Florida-based Art Records. It's all a lot of fun and even revelatory at times, with tracks like Jimmy & Johnny's Everly Brothers-like "My Little Baby," the Cajun-tinged and rhythmically loose "Slipping and Sliding" by Link Davis, Pat Ferguson's "Fool I Am," and Eddie Boyd's "Here Comes That Train" all having the feel of lost gems.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/20/1993
Label: Ace Records Uk
UPC: 0029667119122
catalogNumber: 191
Rank: 84844

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Charlie Feathers   Track Performer
Sleepy LaBeef   Track Performer
Eddie Bond   Track Performer
Link Davis   Track Performer
Glenn Barber   Track Performer
Bill Mack   Track Performer
Hal Harris   Track Performer
Jimmy & Johnny   Track Performer
Ray Scott   Track Performer
Hoyt Scoggins   Track Performer
Tommy Spurlin   Track Performer
Benny Joy   Track Performer
Gene Wyatt   Track Performer
Bobby Garrett   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Antonie Bernhart   Cover Art
Glen Barber   Composer

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