Gotta Roll - Buddy Holly

Gotta Roll
BUDDY HOLLY (First Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee in 1986) Features the complete, yes, all the existing demos cut by Buddy Holly before he signed his first commercial recording contract in January 1956, including the four rockabilly demos sent to Nashville in December 1955 resulting in his first contract with US Decca. Buddy plays rhythm, lead guitar and mandolin, accompanying himself, Bob Montgomery, Jack Neal, Sonny Curtis and Ben Hall; the complete Lubbock and Wichita Falls demos, made before sessions in Nashville, Clovis and New York City and before the influence of The Crickets, Norman Petty and Maria Elena. Includes his first known recording c.1949 singing Hank Snow's "My Two-Timin' Woman" both in the usual edited version and the rarer unedited cut. Also features covers of Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs and Elvis hits and celebrated Holly-billy such as "Gotta Get You Near Me Blues", "Down The Line", "I Wanna Play House With You" and the early demos of songs he later cut commercially - "Don't Come Back Knockin'", "Love Me", "I Guess I Was Just A Fool" and "Baby, Won't You Come Out Tonight". A treasure trove of history in the making from this popular and beloved performer! A vital piece of Rock n Roll history in the making! Features, alongside Buddy, country and rock legends Bob Montgomery, Jack Neal, Sonny Curtis and Ben Hall! Remastered in the classic Rev-Ola style! Beautifully packaged with rare memorabilia and extensive notes from our man in the 1950s, Mr. Dave Penny!
Our Price: £9.95
Code: CRREV174
Weight: 200
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Buddy & Bob+ - Down The Line (#1) / Buddy Holly* - Don't Come Back Knockin' / Buddy Holly* - I Guess I Was A Fool / Buddy Holly* - Love Me / Buddy Holly* - Moonlight Baby (Aka "Baby Won't You Come Out Tonight") / Buddy Holly* - I Wanna Play House With You (Aka "Baby, Let's Play House") / Buddy & Bob+ - You And I Are Through (#1) / Buddy & Bob+ - Down The Line (#2) / Buddy & Bob+ - Memories / Buddy & Bob+ - Gotta Get You Near Me Blues / Buddy & Bob+ - You And I Are Through / Sonny Curtis* - Because You Love Me / Sonny Curtis+ - This Bottle / Jack Neal+ - I Hear The Lord Callin' For Me / Jack Neal+ - I Saw The Moon Cry Last Night / Sonny Curtis* - I'll Miss My Heart / Sonny Curtis+ - Queen Of The Ballroom / Ben Hall* - Rose Of Monterey / Ben Hall* - All From Loving You / Sonny Curtis - Dallas Boogie / Sonny Curtis - One In A Million / Buddy Holly* - My Two-Timin' Woman (Edited Version) / Buddy & Bob - Let's Pretend (Aka "I'll Just Pretend") / Buddy & Bob@ - Take These Shackles From My Heart / Buddy & Bob* - Footprints In The Snow / Buddy Holly* - My Two-Timin' Woman (Unedited Version)
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