The Roots Of U2

Various Artists

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1
Stock Status (?)
In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Blues, Rock
Label
Complete Blues
Released
April 30, 2012

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

28 classic songs which inspired and infiltrated the sound of U2. U2's music takes in a huge variety of influences and this collection brings together songs they have covered on stage or which connect them to their roots in blues, rock'n'roll, folk, country and popular music. Compiled and with authoritative liner notes by Mojo's Dave Henderson.

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Key Value
Catalogue number SBLUECD089
Barcode 0636551008921
Number of items 1
Packaging type Digipak
Imported No
Weight 70g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 140mm x 7mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Eddie Cochran - C’mon Everybody -
2. Ritchie Valens – La Bamba -
3. Johnny Cash – Don’t Take Your Guns To Town -
4. John Lee Hooker – Crawling King Snake -
5. Frank Sinatra – You Make Me Feel So Young -
6. Domenico Modugno – Volare -
7. Billie Holiday – Lover Man -
8. Gene Kelly – Singing In The Rain -
9. Judy Garland – Follow The Yellow Brick Road -
10. Leadbelly – Black Betty -
11. Ewan Maccoll – Dirty Old Town -
12. Ella Fitzgerald – Night And Day -
13. Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode -
14. Buddy Holly – Not Fade Away -
15. Johnny Cash – I Walk The Line -
16. Hank Williams – Lost Highway -
17. Woody Guthrie – Jesus Christ -
18. Paul Clayton – Wild Rover -
19. Ewan Maccoll & Peggy Seeger – The Ballad Of Springhill -
20. Jacques Brel – Ne Me Quitte Pas -
21. Alan Ginsberg – Howl -
22. Original Broadway Cast – America -
23. B.B. King – Save A Seat For Me -
24. Elvis Presley – Are You Lonesome Tonight? -
25. Roy Orbison – Only The Lonely -
26. Johnny Cash – Big River -
27. Muddy Waters – Rollin’ Stone -
28. Elvis Presley – Mystery Train -