There are few record collecting experiences more enjoyable than discovering a great, long lost & forgotten gem, on the B-side of a classic, much loved hit. This collection features 32 such killer flips, adorning various U.S. Pop hit 45s between 1956-1962. Many of these artistes, like the Everly Brothers, Connie Francis and Brenda Lee, often enjoyed two-sided hits, yet these were B-sides that somehow got away. Artists like The Coasters, Duane Eddy, Bobby Darin, The Drifters, Roy Orbison, Sam Cooke, Gene Pitney, Ben E. King, The Shirelles, The Four Seasons, Jack Scott, Freddy Cannon, Dion, Chuck Berry etc. Were pop chartmaking regulars, while others like the Teddy Bears and the Hollywood Argyles were One Hit Wonders. Most of the A-sides of these discs were million sellers, and all were massive U.S. hits, yet all of these Killer Bs sound like they could have been hit records, in their own right.
There are few record collecting experiences more enjoyable than discovering a great, long lost & forgotten gem, on the B-side of a classic, much loved hit. This collection features 32 such killer flips, adorning various U.S. Pop hit 45s between 1956-1962. Many of these artistes, like the Everly Brothers, Connie Francis and Brenda Lee, often enjoyed two-sided hits, yet these were B-sides that somehow got away. Artists like The Coasters, Duane Eddy, Bobby Darin, The Drifters, Roy Orbison, Sam Cooke, Gene Pitney, Ben E. King, The Shirelles, The Four Seasons, Jack Scott, Freddy Cannon, Dion, Chuck Berry etc. Were pop chartmaking regulars, while others like the Teddy Bears and the Hollywood Argyles were One Hit Wonders. Most of the A-sides of these discs were million sellers, and all were massive U.S. hits, yet all of these Killer Bs sound like they could have been hit records, in their own right.
604988110029

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Format: CD
Label: JSMR
Rel. Date: 02/19/2021
UPC: 604988110029

Killer B's: U.S. Pop Hits / Various
Artist: Killer B's: U.S. Pop Hits / Various
Format: CD
New: Not currently available
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DISC: 1

1. The Crickets - Tell Me How
2. The Coasters - That Is Rock And Roll
3. Jerry Lee Lewis - It'll Be Me
4. Duane Eddy - Stalkin'
5. Conway Twitty - I'll Try
6. Bobby Darin - Jailer Bring Me Water
7. Jay ; The Americans - Dawning
8. The Drifters - Nobody But Me
9. Johnny Burnette - Cincinnati Fireball
10. The Ventures - No Trespassing
11. Roy Orbison - Love Hurts
12. Sam Cooke - Farewell My Darling
13. Gene Pitney - Take It Like A Man
14. Ben E King - On The Horizon
15. The Crystals - What A Nice Way To Turn Seventeen
16. The Shirelles - The Things I Want To Hear (Pretty Words)
17. Dee Dee Sharp - Baby Cakes
18. Brenda Lee - Weep No More My Baby
19. The Four Seasons - Connie-O
20. Ral Donner - So Close To Heaven
21. Connie Francis - Someone Else's Boy
22. Jack Scott - Baby, Baby
23. Johnny Cash ; The Tennessee Two - Get Rhythm
24. Johnny ; The Hurricanes - Buckeye
25. The Hollywood Argyles - Sho' Know A Lot About Love
26. Freddy Cannon - June, July And August
27. The Teddy Bears - Don't You Worry My Little Pet
28. Dion - Runaway Girl
29. The Everly Brothers - Maybe Tomorrow
30. The Orlons - The Conservative
31. Link Wray ; His Ray Men - The Swag
32. Chuck Berry - Reelin And Rocking

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There are few record collecting experiences more enjoyable than discovering a great, long lost & forgotten gem, on the B-side of a classic, much loved hit. This collection features 32 such killer flips, adorning various U.S. Pop hit 45s between 1956-1962. Many of these artistes, like the Everly Brothers, Connie Francis and Brenda Lee, often enjoyed two-sided hits, yet these were B-sides that somehow got away. Artists like The Coasters, Duane Eddy, Bobby Darin, The Drifters, Roy Orbison, Sam Cooke, Gene Pitney, Ben E. King, The Shirelles, The Four Seasons, Jack Scott, Freddy Cannon, Dion, Chuck Berry etc. Were pop chartmaking regulars, while others like the Teddy Bears and the Hollywood Argyles were One Hit Wonders. Most of the A-sides of these discs were million sellers, and all were massive U.S. hits, yet all of these Killer Bs sound like they could have been hit records, in their own right.