Buddy Knox: Rock

Buddy Knox & Jimmy Bowen with the Rhythm Orchids: Rock
Title: Rock
Label: Bear Family Germany

First definitive package devoted to a true rockabilly pioneer!First package to draw from all Buddy Knox's significant label affiliations.Includes first self-composed #1 rockabilly hit, Party Doll.Incredible photos and first-hand recollections!Following their national emergence in 1957, the achievements of two small town Texas boys would shake the music world for decades to come. Still remembered for the enduring classic Party Doll, Buddy Knox was the first rockabilly singer-songwriter to score a number one pop hit, and enjoyed more follow up successes than many of his peers (Hula Love, I Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself and several others). Jimmy Bowen, whose Roulette waxing of I'm Stickin' With You was a solid Top 20 hit, later produced major smash hits by Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tillis, Reba McEntire, and George Strait.In the process, he revolutionized the Nashville sound. Knox and Bowen began their careers in the Rhythm Orchids, a freewheeling quintet that rose from college fraternity parties to national prominence virtually overnight. 'Those were the pioneer days of rock,' Knox said in an interview,' most of us won't trade those days for anything.' The complete story is here. Every hit and every rockin' single from every significant label affiliation.

1.1 Party Doll
1.2 Maybelline
1.3 Mary Lou
1.4 Jimmy Bowen: I'm Stickin' with You
1.5 Cause I'm in Love with You
1.6 Rock Your Little Baby to Sleep
1.7 Devil Woman
1.8 Jimmy Bowen: My Baby's Gone
1.9 Rockabilly Walk (Instrumental)
1.10 Rockhouse
1.11 Rock Around the Clock
1.12 Jimmy Bowen: Warm Up to Me Baby
1.13 Hula Love
1.14 Whenever I'm Lonely
1.15 Swingin' Daddy
1.16 Jimmy Bowen: Money Honey
1.17 C'mon Baby
1.18 That's Why I Cry
1.19 Somebody Touched Me
1.20 Jimmy Bowen: Can She Kiss
1.21 I Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself
1.22 All for You
1.23 Long Lonely Nights
1.24 Jimmy Bowen: Stick with Me
1.25 Storm Clouds
1.26 The Girl with the Golden Hair
1.27 Lovey Dovey
1.28 I Got You
1.29 Ling Ting Tong
1.30 She' S Gone
1.31 Good Lovin'

Buddy Knox: Rock

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