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Bouncing, Rocking and Rolling 1950-1962

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Bouncing, Rocking and Rolling 1950-1962
Bouncing, Rocking and Rolling 1950-1962


Way back at the turn of the 1950s, Sidney Louis "Hardrock" Gunter was one of the founding fathers of Rock & Roll, his first two self-penned releases, 'Birmingham Bounce' and 'Gonna Dance All Night' routinely featuring in discussions about "What was the first R&R record?"

He went on to record a wealth of Hillbilly, Rockabilly and neo-R&R sides for major labels like Decca and MGM, and indies like Sun, King and Starday. This unique compilation presents the very best of his recordings for a dozen different record labels, between 1950 and 1962.

Includes collectables like 'I've Done Gone Hog Wild', 'I'll Give 'Em Rhythm', 'Whoo I Mean Whee' and his original, pre-Sun cut of 'Juke Box Help Me Find My Baby'.

Much of this material is hard to find elsewhere on CD, while a handful of these sides have never previously appeared in the digital format.


  1. Name
  2. Birmingham Bounce (with The Pebbles)
  3. Gonna Dance All Night (with The Pebbles)
  4. Lonesome Blues (with The Pebbles)
  5. Honky Tonk Blues
  6. I've Done Gone Hog Wild
  7. Sixty Minute Man (with Roberta Lee)
  8. Dixieland Boogie
  9. Hesitation Boogie
  10. Honky Tonk Baby
  11. Like The Lovers Do
  12. Where Have You Been
  13. Perfect Woman
  14. You Played On My Piano
  15. Gonna Dance All Night (Second Version)
  16. I'll Give 'Em Rhythm
  17. I Put My Britches On Just Like Everybody Else
  18. Turn The Other Cheek
  19. Juke Box Help Me Find My Baby (The Rhythm Rockers feat. Hardrock Gunter)
  20. Whoo I Mean Whee (Hardrock & The Rhythm Rockers)
  21. Boppin' To Grandfather's Clock (Sidney Jo Lewis)
  22. Rock-A-Bop-Baby
  23. Oh Lonesome Me
  24. Bloodshot Eyes (Sid Hardrock Gunter)
  25. Take Away Your Rosy Lips (Sid Hardrock Gunter)
  26. The Right Key But The Wrong Keyhole (Sid Hardrock Gunter)
  27. Let Me Be A Fool
  28. Spring Has Sprung (With The Sunshine Boys)
  29. Bonaparte's Retreat (Hardrock Gunter & His Town & Country Music)
  30. Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy (Hardrock Gunter & His Town & Country Music)
  31. Hillbilly Twist (Buddy & Hardrock)
  32. As Long As You're Happy (Hardrock & Buddy)
  33. Guitar On The Mountain
  34. Rebel Guitar Picker

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