Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Tops Rock & Roll!

Another of the sound-a-like comps. The last for now.
Tops was a label founded by the Tops Music Enterprises in the early 1950s in Los Angeles and had success with their cheap versions of the hits-of-the-day. In 1960, Tops was sold and the new owner discontinued the label in the mid-1960s. Some of the Tops recordings were actually recorded by the Starday company and issued on their budget imprint Dixie. The masters were later leased to Tops. Hope you enjoy it!

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track list:
1. Hank Smith - Heartbreak Hotel
2. Dave Burgess - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
3. Dusty Glass - Jailhouse Rock
4. Stevens Mark - School Day
5. Johnny Curtis - Rock-a-Beatin' Boogie
6. Johnny Ryan - Hot Rod Lincoln
7. Scott Otis - Heard Headed Woman
8. Hank Smith - Blue Suede Shoes
9. Uncredited artist - Hound Dog
10. Mimi Martel - Rock Love

1 comment:

Willard said...

Cool stuff, thanks. Added you guys to our rolls. Cheers, Willard