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Thursday, June 22, 2006 |
( 6/22/2006 07:58:00 AM ) Bill S.
STILL A LOTTA RHYTHM IN THESE ROCKIN' BONES – Yours truly is savin' his pennies and savin' his dimes for Rhino's follow-up box set to the magnificent Loud, Fast And Out of Control fifties era rock 'n' roll set. Judging from the small amount of familiar titles on the new four-disc set, Rockin' Bones: 50's Punk And Rockabilly is just jam-packed with obscure goodies, particularly for fans of disturbing Cramps-styled rockabilly (in addition to the title song, tracks like Hank Mizell's "Jungle Rock" and Jack Scott's "The Way I Walk" have long been part of the band's repertoire). Like the first set, this looks to the ideal collection for those rock 'n' roll fanatics who know just how crazed this nostalgia-shrouded musical era could actually be . . .