Rock 'n' Roll

- a page of self-indulgent nostalgia -

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picture This is where it all began, daddy-o.
The gramophone player even looks
like an original Dansette.

Don't be square. Put on your blue
suede shoes, turn up the volume,
click on the photo and rock and roll
to Bill Haley and the Comets - Rock
Around The Clock (which was released
on the Brunswick label - remember
that?) and which featured in the 1955
film "The Blackboard Jungle", starring
Glen Ford. The rest is history, daddy-o.

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From the 1956 movie
"Rock Around The Clock"
Bill Haley & The Comets
Razzle Dazzle See You Later Alligator Rock-A-Beatin Boogie
R-O-C-K Rudy's Rock (Rudy Pompilli - tenor sax)

From the 1956 movie
"Don't Knock The Rock"
Rip It Up - Bill Haley Goofin' Around - Bill Haley Hot Dog Buddy Buddy
Bill Haley
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard Tutti Frutti - Little Richard

Fats Domino Ain't That A Shame Blueberry Hill The Fat Man
Walking To New Orleans
Blue Monday
(live 1985)
I used to have a pair of socks this colour

film clips
Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard

from a live concert recorded for UK TV in 1963.
It was shown on Anglia TV in the 1980's
under the title "don't knock the rock"
I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent
Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers
At The Hop - Danny & The Juniors
from the 1958 movie "Let's Rock".
To Know Him Is To Love Him
The Teddy Bears
Be My Baby
The Ronettes
Jim Dandy
LaVern Baker

DOO WOP The Moonglows
(introduced by Alan Freed)
The Platters
Only You
The Crystals
Da Doo Ron Ron
Dion and The Belmonts
Runaround Sue
The Diamonds
Little Darling (2007 clip)
I had a pair of socks this colour too

Members' requests Pat Boone - April Love
recorded 1957
Joe Brown and The Bruvvers
That's What Love Will Do
recorded 1963


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