Various Artists

The Rock 'n Roll [Box Set]

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AllMusic Review by Al Campbell

The Rock 'n Roll Box Set contains 226 recordings mainly by the original artists, with the exception of the Beatles soundalike band the Love Me Do's. The majority of the tracks have passable sound quality, which makes this a decent bargain bin purchase.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:22 Amazon
2 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:00 Amazon
3 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:35 Amazon
4 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:31 Amazon
5 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:08 Amazon
6 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:08 Amazon
7 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:37 Amazon
8 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:55 Amazon
9 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:40 Amazon
10 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:29 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:14 Amazon
12 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:57 Amazon
13 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:05 Amazon
14 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:07 Amazon
15 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:08 Amazon
16 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:32 Amazon
17 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:56 Amazon
18 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:02 Amazon
19 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:16 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:50 Amazon
21 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:54 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:23 Amazon
23 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:08 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:11 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:05 Amazon
26 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:41 Amazon
27 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:15 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:12 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:24 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:13 Amazon
31 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:13 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:17 Amazon
33 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:14 Amazon
34 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:21 Amazon
35 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 01:49 Amazon
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The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:18 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Little Richard 02:05 Amazon
2 Little Richard 02:24 Amazon
3 Little Richard 02:42 Amazon
4 Little Richard 02:18 Amazon
5 Little Richard 02:04 Amazon
6 Little Richard 02:17 Amazon
7 Little Richard 02:35 Amazon
8 Little Richard 02:51 Amazon
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Little Richard 02:22 Amazon
10 Little Richard 01:52 Amazon
11 Little Richard 02:07 Amazon
12 Little Richard 02:23 Amazon
13 Little Richard 02:26 Amazon
14 Little Richard 02:01 Amazon
15 Little Richard 02:49 Amazon
16 Little Richard 02:25 Amazon
17 Little Richard 02:11 Amazon
18 Little Richard 01:48 Amazon
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Little Richard 01:55 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 5

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Tennessee Ernie Ford 03:05 Amazon
2
Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:27 Amazon
3
Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:21 Amazon
4
Tennessee Ernie Ford 03:10 Amazon
5
Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:22 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:09 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:41 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:36 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:36 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 03:02 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:29 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:24 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:38 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:24 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:38 Amazon
16 Tennessee Ernie Ford 03:13 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:49 Amazon
18 Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:34 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:39 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:05 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:06 Amazon
22 Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:13 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:35 Amazon
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Tennessee Ernie Ford 02:32 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 8

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
Guy Mitchell 02:14 Amazon
2
Frankie Avalon 02:11 Amazon
3 Gene Vincent 02:09 Amazon
4 The Johnny Otis Show 02:35 Amazon
5 The Crickets / Buddy Holly 02:08 Amazon
6 Ernie Freeman 02:16 Amazon
7
Connie Francis 02:37 Amazon
8 Little Richard 02:07 Amazon
9 Wanda Jackson 02:16 Amazon
10 Fats Domino 02:07 Amazon
11 Bill Haley & His Comets 02:20 Amazon
12 The Big Bopper 02:21 Amazon
13
Dale Hawkins 02:27 Amazon
14 Elvis Presley 01:53 Amazon
15 Bobby Darin 02:10 Amazon
16 Carl Perkins 02:14 Amazon
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Bobby Day 02:21 Amazon
18
Buddy Knox 02:10 Amazon
19 Eddie Cochran 01:55 Amazon
20 Fats Domino 02:21 Amazon
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The Everly Brothers 02:12 Amazon
22
The Chordettes 02:08 Amazon
23 Chuck Berry 02:01 Amazon
24 Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers 02:16 Amazon
25 Jimmy Rodgers 02:14 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 9

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Eddie Cochran 01:55 Amazon
2 Blue Caps / Gene Vincent 02:01 Amazon
3
Bobby Freeman 02:35 Amazon
4 Little Richard 02:23 Amazon
5 Ritchie Valens 02:01 Amazon
6 Jackie Wilson 02:42 Amazon
7 Buddy Holly 02:29 Amazon
8 Fats Domino 02:01 Amazon
9 Bill Haley & His Comets 02:10 Amazon
10 Chuck Berry 02:59 Amazon
11 Carl Perkins 02:47 Amazon
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Gene Vincent 02:09 Amazon
13 The Playboys / Vince Taylor 02:36 Amazon
14 Jerry Lee Lewis 01:51 Amazon
15 Wanda Jackson 02:07 Amazon
16 Fats Domino 02:25 Amazon
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Billy Lee Riley 02:30 Amazon
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The Champs 02:10 Amazon
19 Huey "Piano" Smith 02:15 Amazon
20 The Everly Brothers 01:55 Amazon
21 Ritchie Valens 02:02 Amazon
22 Bobby Vee 02:26 Amazon
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Bill Haley & His Comets 02:29 Amazon
24 Bobby Day 02:33 Amazon
25 The Glenn Miller Orchestra 03:32 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 10

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Little Richard 02:14 Amazon
2 Chan Romero 01:54 Amazon
3 Frankie Lymon 02:38 Amazon
4 Gene Vincent 02:21 Amazon
5
Dion & the Belmonts 02:17 Amazon
6 Wanda Jackson 02:44 Amazon
7
Duane Eddy 01:54 Amazon
8 Elvis Presley 02:02 Amazon
9 Jerry Lee Lewis 02:20 Amazon
10 Chuck Berry 02:39 Amazon
11 Bill Haley & His Comets 02:36 Amazon
12 Buddy Holly 02:15 Amazon
13 Connie Francis 02:12 Amazon
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The Everly Brothers 02:21 Amazon
15 Danny & the Juniors 02:15 Amazon
16
The El Dorados 02:35 Amazon
17
The Platters 01:54 Amazon
18 Gene Vincent 02:35 Amazon
19 The Clowns / Huey "Piano" Smith 02:28 Amazon
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Dion & the Belmonts 02:19 Amazon
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Frankie Avalon 02:03 Amazon
22
Pat Boone 02:06 Amazon
23
Guy Mitchell 02:33 Amazon
24
Johnny Cash 02:09 Amazon
25 Jerry Lee Lewis 02:41 Amazon
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