All American Rock 'n' Roll From Fraternity Records Various Artists (Fraternity Records)

£11.50

Availablity:
World
Genre:
Rock'n'Roll
Label:
Ace Records
Format:
CD
Catalogue Id:
CDCHD 316

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Fraternity Records, out of Cincinnati, was started in the early 50s by Harry Carlson, the director of a photographic studio. The first forty releases through the new imprint were mainly MOR titles, reflecting Carlson's late introduction to the music business. However by 1957 the joint had started to jump, and the wild, wild sounds of that rock'n'roll music were pounding out of the Fraternity office. A whole collection of cool cool cats cut sides for Fraternity-.-Dale Wright went top 40 in 1958 with the neat "She's Neat", Carl Dobkins Jr. rattled off two sides in Nashville with the Jordanaires, in between Decca singles, and of course Bobby Bare became Bill Parsons for the No. 2 sound of "All American Boy", featured here in an alternate take, as by the actual singer, Bobby Bare - confusing isn't it! Then again there was Sparkle Moore, representing that rarely heard breed, the wild wild woman of rock'n'roll. Two of her singles, "Rock-A-Bop" and "Killer" feature here alongside the unissued and decidedly weird "Flower Of My Heart." 20 tracks-7 previously unissued - in this good rockin' package of all American Midwest rock'n'roll.

Track listing

Side 1

  • 01
    Rock-A-Bop - Sparkle Moore With Dan Belloc And His Orchestra

  • 02
    Flower Of My Heart - Sparkle Moore With Dan Belloc And His Orchestra

  • 03
    Killer - Sparkle Moore With Dan Belloc And His Orchestra

  • 04
    She's Neat - Dale Wright with the Rock-Its

  • 05
    Take Hold Of My Hand - Carl Dobkins Jr With Lew Douglas & His Orchestra And Chorus

  • 06
    Makin' Love With My Baby - Richard Turley With The All American Boys

  • 07
    My Girl - Jesse Lee Turner With Luther Brandon & His All American Boys

  • 08
    Absolutely Nothin' - Bill Parsons

  • 09
    Try It No More - Gene Marcum

  • 10
    That's Show Biz - Dale Wright

  • 11
    That's Why I'm Asking - Carl Dobkins Jr With Lew Douglas & His Orchestra And Chorus

  • 12
    Dance, Dance, Dance - Bill Parsons

  • 13
    You're The Answer - Dale Wright

  • 14
    Dis A Itty Bit! - Robin Hood Brians With Lew Douglas His Orchestra & Chorus

  • 15
    Buddies With The Blues - Bobby Bare With The All American Boys' Orchestra

  • 16
    Hand Me Down My Rockin' Shoes - Bill Parsons

  • 17
    Teardrops From My Eyes - Jimmy Jeffers And The Jokers

  • 18
    Jungle Bandstand - Bill Parsons

  • 19
    Rubber Dolly - Bill Parsons & Orville Lunsford

  • 20
    The All American Boy - Bobby Bare

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