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Tear It Up The Complete Legedary Coral Recordings by Johnny Burnette

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Tear It Up The Complete Legedary Coral Recordings

Johnny Burnette

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Album

Tear It Up The Complete Legedary Coral Recordings

Johnny Burnette

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Label: Hip-O Select / Coral
This compiles grimy, hiccupping rock tracks recorded in the mid-'50s -- including a bunch with "lonesome" or "train" in their titles -- from Memphis greasers who hit hard like the Golden Glove boxers they were. Brownsville-born fuzztone progenitor Paul Burlison had been mixing up country and blues with the Burnette brothers since before rockabilly had a name, and you can feel it in the depth of their sound. Pinnacle: The incomparably nasty, baseball-bat-wielding two-sided 1956 single "Train Kept A-Rollin'"/"Honey Hush," which metal bands were still trying to pull off decades later.

About This Album

This compiles grimy, hiccupping rock tracks recorded in the mid-'50s -- including a bunch with "lonesome" or "train" in their titles -- from Memphis greasers who hit hard like the Golden Glove boxers they were. Brownsville-born fuzztone progenitor Paul Burlison had been mixing up country and blues with the Burnette brothers since before rockabilly had a name, and you can feel it in the depth of their sound. Pinnacle: The incomparably nasty, baseball-bat-wielding two-sided 1956 single "Train Kept A-Rollin'"/"Honey Hush," which metal bands were still trying to pull off decades later.

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About This Album

This compiles grimy, hiccupping rock tracks recorded in the mid-'50s -- including a bunch with "lonesome" or "train" in their titles -- from Memphis greasers who hit hard like the Golden Glove boxers they were. Brownsville-born fuzztone progenitor Paul Burlison had been mixing up country and blues with the Burnette brothers since before rockabilly had a name, and you can feel it in the depth of their sound. Pinnacle: The incomparably nasty, baseball-bat-wielding two-sided 1956 single "Train Kept A-Rollin'"/"Honey Hush," which metal bands were still trying to pull off decades later.