Duane Eddy

The Complete US & UK Singles and EPs As & Bs 1955-62

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Duane Eddy's distinctive guitar tone and low, twangy riffs brought him several instrumental hits (15 of his singles hit the Top 40) between 1958 and 1963, including iconic tracks like "Rebel-'Rouser," "Peter Gunn," "Cannonball," "Shazam," and "Forty Miles of Bad Road," all of which are included in this two-disc set that generously collects every A- and B-side and EP released by Eddy in the U.S.A. and U.K. between 1955 and 1962. Too much of Eddy at one sitting can get a little bit repetitive, but this survey of Eddy's distinctive work, which still plays remarkably well all these years later, is notable for the many B-sides, which give some expanse to things, so it's not just the hits, although they're here.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:38
2 1:54
3 1:25
4 2:43
5 2:03 Amazon
6 1:56 Amazon
7 2:22 Amazon
8 2:18 Amazon
9 1:35
10 1:57
11 1:54
12 1:53
13 1:41
14 2:07
15 2:11
16 2:15
17 2:04
18 2:01
19 2:18
20 1:57
21 2:07
22 2:18
23 1:58
24 2:05
25 2:53
26 1:57
27 2:14
28 2:43
29 2:11
30 2:52 Amazon
31 2:01 Amazon
32 2:28
33 2:08
34 2:17

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 1:56 Amazon
2 2:14 Amazon
3 2:20 Amazon
4 2:07 Amazon
5 2:27
6 2:04
7 2:22
8 2:30
9 1:47 Amazon
10 2:21 Amazon
11 2:42
12 2:32
13 1:55
14 1:39
15 1:59 Amazon
16 2:13 Amazon
17 2:33
18 2:38
19 1:55 Amazon
20 2:17 Amazon
21 2:40
22 2:03 Amazon
23 3:00 Amazon
24 2:18 Amazon
25 2:09 Amazon
26
2:19
27 1:31
28 1:50
29 3:00 Amazon
30 2:29 Amazon
31 3:28 Amazon
32 2:18 Amazon
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