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.


• Amended the Beau Hannon and the Mint Juleps post.
• Added Big Style #101 to Big Style Records discography.
• Added more information to the Bob Taylor post, thanks to Jimmy Hunsucker.

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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!


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:

x said...

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