Rock Around The Hits features forty-eight classic rockin' and ballad performances which were recorded for various television broadcasts and promotional purposes during the music's heyday period from the mid-Fifties to early Sixties. Virtually every track in this collection was a chart hit and as well as the major hits from the well-known names it includes rare performances from some of rock 'n roll's highly-influential lesser acts. The list of performers reads like a veritable Who's Who of Rock 'n' Roll and embraces the music's many and diverse music styles. These range from the rocking R&B sounds of Joe Turner, Bo Diddley and Lavern Baker to the distinctive New Orleans sound of Fats Domino, from Doo Wop and harmony groups such as The Dell-Vikings and The Platters to teen idols such as Bobby Vee, Fabian and Bobby Darin. As well as such stars of the legendary Sun label as Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins it includes rockin' country from Johnny Cash and The Everly Brothers. An added audio bonus of the set is the accompanying CD containing another twenty-eight Rock 'n' Roll chart hits. All original hit recordings, they perfectly complement the DVD material. A Rock 'n' Roll package which will delight old and new fans alike. Tracklisting: Jerry Lee Lewis: Great Balls Of Fire Bill Haley & His Comets: Rock Around The Clock Jackie Wilson: You Better Know It Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers: Goody Goody The Johnny Otis Show: Willie & The Hand Jive Lavern Baker: The Game Of Love The Diamonds: Little Darlin' The Rays: Silhouettes Bobby Vee: The Night Has A Thousand Eyes Bobby Vee: Pretty Girls Everywhere The Dell-Vikings: Jitterbug Mary Connie Francis: Tweedle Dee Bill Haley & His Comets: Rip It Up Big Joe Turner: Oke-She- oke-She-Pop Jerry Lee Lewis: Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On Jerry Lee Lewis: What'd I Say Charlie Gracie: Butterfly Buddy Knox: Party Doll Buddy Knox: Hula Love Carl Perkins: Matchbox Bo Diddley: Road Runner Bo Diddley: You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover The Diamonds: Words Of Love Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks: I Need Your Lovin' Fats Domino: Blueberry Hill Fats Domino: I'm In Love Again Fats Domino: When My Dreamboat Comes Home Fats Domino: It's You I Love The Champs: Too Much Tequila Bobby Darin: Dream Lover The Everly Brothers: Bye, Bye, Love The Everly Brothers: All I Have To Do Is Dream The Everly Brothers: That'll Be The Day Jimmie Rodgers: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Paul Anka: Diana Bobby Helms: My Special Angel Sonny James: Young Love Conway Twitty: It's Only Make Believe Frankie Avalon: A Boy Without A Girl Dion: Ruby Baby Del Shannon: Stranger In Town The Exciters: Tell Him Little Anthony & The Imperials: I'm Alright Fabian: Tiger Bobby Rydell: Let's Twist Again Johnny Cash: I Got Stripes Ivory Joe Hunter: Since I Met You Baby The Platters: Only You (And You Alone).
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