Mixes By Year: Best of 1954 Volume 1

Best of 1954 Volume 1 (1/22/03)

1.  Bill Haley & His Comets- (We’re Gonna) Rock Around the Clock

Buy (We’re Gonna) Rock Around the Clock – Big Hits & Highlights of 1954, Vol. 4

Buy (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The ClockAmazon

2.  Big Joe Turner- Shake, Rattle and Roll

Buy Shake, Rattle and Roll – Greatest Hits

Buy Shake, Rattle & RollAmazon

3.  The Joe Houston Orchestra- All Night Long

Buy All Night Long – L. A. Doo Wop Roots

Buy All Night LongAmazon

4.  The Robins- Riot in Cell Block #9

Buy Riot In Cell Block No. 9 – Rhino Hi-Five: The Coasters, Vol. 2 – EP

Buy Riot In Cell Block Number NineAmazon

5.  Guitar Slim- The Things that I Used to Do

Buy The Things That I Used to Do – The Very Best of 1951-1954

Buy The Things That I Used To DoAmazon

6.  Sugarboy Crawford & His Cane Cutters- Jock-A-Mo

Buy Jock-A-Mo – The Chess Blues-Rock Songbook

Buy Jock-O-MoAmazon

7.  Ray Charles- Don’t You Know

Buy Don’t You Know (Single) – The Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years

Buy Don’t You KnowAmazon

8.  Howlin’ Wolf- I’ll Be Around

Buy I’ll Be Around (Single Version) – The Chess Box: Howlin’ Wolf

Buy I’ll Be AroundAmazon

9.  Muddy Waters- I Just Want to Make Love to You

Buy I Just Want to Make Love to You – Muddy Waters the Anthology: 1947-1972

Buy I Just Want To Make Love To YouAmazon

10.  Hank Ballard & the Midnighters- Work with Me Annie

Buy Work With Me Annie – Greatest R&B Hits of 1954, Vol. 3

Buy Work With Me Annie

11.  Little Walter-You’re so Fine

Buy You’re so Fine – The Essential Little Walter

Buy You’re So FineAmazon

12.  Ruth Brown- Oh What a Dream

Buy Oh What a Dream – The Essentials: Ruth Brown

Buy Oh What A Dream (LP Version)Amazon

13.  The Drifters- Such a Night

Buy Such a Night – Clyde McPhatter & the Drifters

Buy Such a NightAmazon

14.  The Clovers- Lovey Dovey

Buy Lovey Dovey – Down In the Alley: The Best of the Clovers

Buy Lovey DoveyAmazon

15.  The Five Keys- Ling, Ting, Tong

Buy Ling Ting Tong – Greatest R&B Hits of 1954, Vol. 6

Buy Ling, Ting, TongAmazon

16.  Elvis Presley- That’s All Right

Buy That’s Alright Mama – Golden Oldies

Buy That’s All RightAmazon

17.  Young John Watson (AKA Johnny “Guitar” Watson)- Space Guitar

Buy Space Guitar – Out There: Wild & Wondrous Roots of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Vol. Two

Buy Space GuitarAmazon

18.  The Chords- Sh-Boom

Buy Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream) – Greatest R’n’B Hits of 1954, Vol. 2

Buy Sh-BoomAmazon

19.  The Spiders- I Didn’t Want to Do It

Buy I Didn’t Want To Do It – Doo Wop Classics

Buy I Didn’t Want To Do ItAmazon

20.  Chuck Willis- I Feel So Bad

Buy I Feel So Bad – Greatest R&B Hits of 1954, Vol. 5

Buy I Feel So Bad Amazon

21.  Linda Hayes- Take Me Back

Buy Take Me Back – Rhythm & Blues 1952-1959 – Music Sampler, Vol. 2

Buy Take Me BackAmazon

22.  Lowell Fulson- Reconsider Baby

Buy Reconsider Baby – 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Blues Rock Songbook Buy Reconsider Baby Amazon

23.  B.B. King- You Upset Me Baby

Buy You Upset Me, Baby (1954 Version) – B.B. King: The Ultimate Collection

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24. The Penguins- Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)

Buy Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) – Best of the Penguins: The Mercury Years

Buy Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)Amazon

25.  The Moonglows- Sincerely

Buy Sincerely – 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of the Moonglows

Buy SincerelyAmazon

26.  Nolan Strong & the Diablos- The Wind

*Not available on iTunes or Amazon

27.  The Chordettes- Mr. Sandman

Buy Mr. Sandman – The Chordettes’ Best

Buy Mr. Sandman (1954 #1 Billboard chart hit) Amazon

28.  The Spaniels- Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite

Buy Goodnight Sweetheart – Cryin In The Chapel

Buy Goodnight Sweetheart Amazon


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