Eddie Cochran

C'mon Everybody

Composed by Eddie Cochran / Jerry Capehart

Song Review by

"School's over, the parents are out of the house, and I got a few bucks in my jeans." Great rock & roll songs have been written with similar lyrics, but rarely better than this. Like Chuck Berry, Eddie Cochran had that rare ability to convey the teenage 1950s sense of reality and charm, and he succeeded in grand style with this rock & roll classic. Musically, the insistent acoustic guitar and looping bass guitar pattern (both probably performed by Cochran) are at the song's core. In fact, there isn't a prominent electric guitar on the record (very rare for the time), which is a true salute to quality of the power of the song.

Appears On

Year Artist/Album Label Time AllMusic Rating
No Image 1959
Memorial Album 1960 EMI Music Distribution
Very Best of Eddie Cochran [United Artists] 1970 FAME 1:57
No Image 1972
Eddie Cochran Singles Album 1979 EMI Music Distribution
No Image 1981 Capitol
No Image 1982 Liberty 1:55
The Best of Eddie Cochran [EMI] 1985 EMI Music Distribution 1:58
C'mon Everybody [EMI] 1988 Magic
The Rock 'N' Roll Era: 1959 - Still Rockin' 1989
Various Artists
1:59
No Image 1990 EMI Music Distribution 1:57
Greatest Hits 1990 Curb 1:55
Levi's 501 Hits, Vol. 1 1991
Various Artists
EastWest
The Rock 'N' Roll Era: 1959 [1991] 1991
Various Artists
Time/Life Music
This Boy's Life 1993
Original Soundtrack
Nouveau 1:57
Summertime Blues [BCD] 1994 Remember Records 1:57
Ultimate Party Album 1994
Various Artists
Import
Songs That Fill the Screen 1995
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution
Rockabilly: Life, Times & Music 1996
Various Artists
Life Times & Music 1:56
The Best of Eddie Cochran [Music for Pleasure] 1996 EMI / Music For Pleasure 1:56
The Eddie Cochran [Box Set] 1997 Capitol / Liberty 1:56
Greatest Rock & Roll Party, Vol. 2 1997
Various Artists
Great Hits 1:55
The Best Rock 'N' Roll Album in the World...Ever 1997
Various Artists
Virgin 1:54
The Greatest Rock & Roll Party Ever 1997
Various Artists
Disky 1:56
Somethin' Else: The Fine Lookin' Hits of Eddie Cochran 1998 Razor & Tie 1:56
1959: A Time to Remember, 20 Original Chart Hits 1998
Various Artists
A Time To Remember 1:55
Millennium's Greatest Rock N Roll Party 1998
Various Artists
Connoisseur 1:54
Loud, Fast & Out of Control: The Wild Sounds of the '50s [Box] 1999
Various Artists
Rhino 2:26
Hard Rock Cafe: Great Balls of Fire 1999
Various Artists
Rhino 1:58
Rock 'N' Roll Legends 1999
Various Artists
My Kind of Music
Legends of Rock N Roll 2000 EMI Music Distribution
Oldies But Goldies [EMI Japan] 2000
Various Artists
Capitol / EMI
The Story [Bonus CD-ROM] 2000 EMI Music Distribution
Teenage Idols [4 Discs] 2001
Various Artists
Disky Communications 1:57
12 of His Biggest Hits/Never to Be Forgotten 2001 EMI Music Distribution 1:58
That's Rock and Roll 2001
Various Artists
Golden Stars 1:54
Teenage Idols [CD #3] 2001
Various Artists
Disky 1:57
The Fabulous Fifties 2002
Various Artists
AP Music
Totally Rock'n'roll 2002
Various Artists
EMI 1:57
At Town Hall Party 2003 Bear Family Records
Forever Rockin' 2003 Proper Pairs 1:42
Capital Gold: Rock & Roll Legends 2003
Various Artists
Phantom Import Distribution
Nostalgie 20 Ans La Légende: Légendes Internationales 2003
Various Artists
ULM TV
No Image 2004
Various Artists
Disky
Somethin' Else 2004 Capitol 1:57
Non Stop 50's Party 2004
Various Artists
EMI 1:52
French Sixties EP Collection 2004 Magic 1:54
Rock 'N Roll Greats [Crimson] 2005
Various Artists
Crimson Productions 1:55
Highway Classics 2005
Various Artists
Disky
Very Best of Rock N Roll 2005
Various Artists
Disky
Shake Rattle & Roll: 50 Classic Rock N Roll Hits 2005
Various Artists
Sanctuary 1:55
Let's Party [Disky] 2005
Various Artists
Disky 1:57
Golden Oldies 2005
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:54
The Wedding Collection: Classical/Party/Love 2006
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:53
Original 50's Album 2006
Various Artists
EMI
Wipeout [EMI] 2006
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:56
The Best Air Guitar Album in the World... Ever, Vol. 2 2006
Various Artists
Virgin 1:54
101 Jukebox Classics 2007
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:54
Radio Gold, Vol. 5 2007
Various Artists
Ace 1:57
Pure: Rock and Roll 2007
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:56
No Image 2007
Various Artists
Sony BMG / Sony Music Distribution 1:56
Live Performances 1957-1960 2008 Rockstar / Rockstar 2:01
Folle Histoire de Rock N Roll: Platinum Collection 2008
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:56
101 Rock 'N' Roll Songs 2008
Various Artists
Virgin 1:54
Forever Eddie 2008 Proper Sales & Dist. 1:42
No Image 2008
Various Artists
E1 Entertainment 2:26
Dreamboats and Petticoats, Vol. 2 2008
Various Artists
Universal Records 1:54
No Image 2008 EMI Music Distribution 1:58
Summertime Blues [Not Now] 2009 Not Now Music 1:56
50s Jukebox Hits 2009
Various Artists
TIP Records / Dance Street 1:56
Somethin' Else: The Ultimate Collection 2009 Bear Family Records 2:05
Singin' to My Baby [BGO] 2009 Beat Goes On
Rock 'N' Roll Hits: Original 50's Recordings 2009
Various Artists
Dance Street 1:55
The Roots of Led Zeppelin 2009
Various Artists
Proper Box 1:56
Wesele Marzen 2009
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:54
The Roots of John Lennon 2009
Various Artists
Red Snapper Records / Snapper 1:56
Eddie Cochran Story 2009 EMI Music Distribution / EMI 1:58
When Dad Was a Lad: Hits of the Fifties 2009
Various Artists
Hallmark Recordings 1:59
Simply Rock 'n' Roll Love Songs 2009
Various Artists
Simply
The Roots of Led Zeppelin: Train Kept a Rollin 2009
Various Artists
Proper Records 1:56
Rockin' It with Eddie Cochran 2010 Cherry Red / T-Bird 1:42
No Image 2010
Various Artists
EMI 1:54
C'mon Everybody [Jasmine] 2010 Jasmine Records 1:57
60 Bar-B-Que Sizzlers 2010
Various Artists
Big 3 / Proper Records / Proper UK 1:44
My Kind of Music: The Fabulous 50s! 2011
Various Artists
Union Square 1:56
Twenty Flight Rock 2011 Complete Rock 'n' Roll / Snapper Music 1:56
Dirty Water, Vol. 2: More Birth of Punk Attitude 2011
Various Artists
Year Zero 1:56
Massive Hits: Rock 'n' Roll 2011
Various Artists
4 Gold / EMI / EMI Gold 1:58
The Pop Years: The 50s 2011
Various Artists
Crimson Productions 1:55
Juke Box Jive: Essential Rock 'n' Roll 2011
Various Artists
Metro Select 1:57
Good Vibrations [EMI] 2011
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution 1:56
Rock 'n' Roll Era: Rock 'n' Roll Legends 2011
Various Artists
Crimson / Crimson Productions
The World's Biggest Jukebox Classics 2011
Various Artists
Worlds Biggest 1:57
Lemon Popsicles and Strawberry Milkshakes [10 Disc Box Set] 2011
Various Artists
Go Entertainment 1:54
1959 British Hit Parade, Pt. 1: January-July 2011
Various Artists
Acrobat
100 Hits: New Years Eve Party 2011
Various Artists
100 Hits 1:52
Toen Was Geluk Heel Gewoon 2011
Various Artists
1:54
The  Roots of U2 2012
Various Artists
Complete Blues / Complete Roots / Snapper / Snapper UK 1:54
Pink Cadillac: Essential Rock & Roll Cruisin' 2012
Various Artists
Metro Select
Rock & Roll Beginnings 2012
Various Artists
AAO Music / United Audio Entertainment 1:59
The Great British Street Party 2012 2012
Various Artists
Rock and Roll Gold 2:01
All the Best 2013 Capitol / EMI / EMI Gold 1:56
Collector 2013 Milan 1:55
No Image 2013 Golden Sky Records 1:52
Britain's Greatest Hits 1959 2013
Various Artists
Fabulous 1:57
No Image 2013 Reloaded 1:59
The Greatest Ever Rock 'N' Roll 2014
Various Artists
Bellevue / Wienerworld 1:59
No Image 2014 K-Tel 1:57
100 Rock n Roll Hits: Jukebox Classics 2014
Various Artists
4:Squared 1:52
The  Best Rock n Roll Album in the World… Ever! 2014
Various Artists
Universal Music TV 1:56
The Broons Jukebox Favourites 2014
Various Artists
Music Kitchen 1:57
Truck Stop: Rock 'n' Roll Driving Songs 2014
Various Artists
Metro Tins
Jukebox Originals 2016
Various Artists
Complete Rock 'n' Roll 1:57
100 Hits: Lipstick on Your Collar
Various Artists
Demon / Edsel
100 Hits: Rock 'n' Roll Love Songs
Various Artists
Demon Records / Edsel
100 Tubes Pour Danser
Various Artists
Wagram Music 1:56
No Image EMI Music Distribution 1:58
25 Jahre Real-Kauf
Various Artists
Universe
3 Steps to Heaven Delta Leisure Group / Performance 1:55
No Image
Various Artists
Forever Classic Hits 1:55
No Image Magic Records
C'mon Everybody! His Greatest Hits ZYX Music 1:55
De Pre Historie: 1959, Vol. 1
Various Artists
Eva 1:57
Dreamboats and Petticoats: 10th Anniversary Collection
Various Artists
UMOD 1:55
No Image Cherished Records 1:57
No Image
Various Artists
Prestige Elite Records
Fifties Heart Throbs
Various Artists
Roastin 1:55
No Image
Various Artists
Time/Life Music
Golden Oldies Hit Series, Vol. 17
Various Artists
Forever Classic Hits 1:55
No Image
Various Artists
10Ten Media / Zebralution 1:53
Guitar Heroes: 100 Great Guitar Classics
Various Artists
100 Hits / Demon Music Group / DMG 100 / EMI 1:56
High School Proms: The Album
Various Artists
Roastin 1:55
I Just Love Truckin'
Various Artists
Music Digital 1:54
No Image
Various Artists
Rare Jazz Music Ltd 1:57
Legends of Rock 'N' Roll [Emm]
Various Artists
EMI Music Distribution / EMM
No Image
Various Artists
X5 2:05
My Kind of Music: Rock'n'Roll Jukebox
Various Artists
My Kind of Music
No. 1 Christmas Party Album
Various Artists
Marks & Spencer
Oldies Hits A to Z, Vol. 4
Various Artists
Forever Classic Hits 1:57
Original Hits: All American
Various Artists
EMI Gold 1:55
Rock & Roll: Classic 45s
Various Artists
Demon Records
Rock 'n' Roll Diner [2014]
Various Artists
My Kind of Music
No Image
Various Artists
Metro Select
Rock 'n' Roll Hits [ZYX]
Various Artists
ZYX / ZYX Music 1:56
Rock 'n' Roll [ZYX]
Various Artists
ZYX 1:56
No Image EMI Music Distribution
Rock N Roll Masterpieces
Various Artists
Play 27-7 2:00
Rock n Roll Hits of the 50's, Vol. 2 [Excalibur]
Various Artists
Excalibur 1:55
Rock n Roll Kings, Vol. 1
Various Artists
Sound and Vision 1:56
Rock'n Roll Hits
Various Artists
Hot Town 1:57
Rockabilly Rebels [K-Tel]
Various Artists
K-Tel 1:56
Rockin & A-Boppin' [Play 27-7]
Various Artists
Play 27-7 2:00
School Days [Traditions Alive]
Various Artists
One Day Music / Traditions Alive 1:55
No Image
Various Artists
My Kind of Music
Sweethearts & Stolen Kisses: Love Me Tender
Various Artists
Music Digital 1:54
The  Biggest & Best Rock 'n' Roll Album
Various Artists
Roastin 1:55
The  Most Popular Songs of All Time, Vol. 6
Various Artists
Roastin 1:55
The  UK Singles Collection 1957-1961 Ideal 1:58
The Classic Jubilee Party Album! (100 Classic Hits!)
Various Artists
Rock and Roll Gold 2:01
The Complete Releases: 1955-62 Acrobat 1:56
The Fabulous Fifties: Hits on 45
Various Artists
Memory Lane
The Fifties Album
Various Artists
Warner Music
The Great British Street Party 2012 (120 Classic Songs and Anthems to Celebrate the Jubilee!)
Various Artists
Rock and Roll Gold 2:01
No Image
Various Artists
Highnote Records, Inc.
The History of Rock 'n' Roll, Vol. 2 [Excalibur]
Various Artists
Excalibur 1:55
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