by The Collins KidsThe Collins Kids


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If Larry and Lorrie, the Collins Kids, were denied their rightful place at the hitmaking table during the 1950s, then the music some 40 years later poises them as the very energetic embodiment of ground-floor rockabilly music. Lorrie's sexy vocals and Larry's twangy guitar breaks fused to his hyperkinetic little-brother stance make for some pretty exciting music on this collection; performances like "Hoy Hoy," "I'm in My Teens," "Whistle Bait," "Party," "Hot Rod," and the flame-throwing "Mercy" show the kids at their rocking best. The collection is also sprinkled with their country big-sister/cute-but-pesky-little-brother novelties ("Make Him Behave," "Hush Money") and early country-approved rockers ("Shortnin' Bread Rock," "Beetle Bug Bop") to give a more complete picture of the duo's recorded oeuvre. If springing for their deluxe box set is too much for your wallet to handle, then this 22-track single-disc collection is absolutely the way to go.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/11/1998
Label: Bear Family
UPC: 4000127162502
catalogNumber: 16250

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Collins Kids   Primary Artist
Floyd Cramer   Piano
Joe Maphis   Guitar
Skeets McDonald   Bass
Larry Collins   Guitar,Vocals
Johnny Bond   Guitar
Bill Woods   Piano
Harold Bradley   Guitar
Dudley Brooks   Piano
Buddy Harman   Drums
Joe Zinkan   Bass
Roy Huskey   Bass
Sam Pruett   Guitar
Walter Garland   Guitar
Johnny Sibert   Steel Guitar
Marion Z. "Pee Wee" Adams   Drums
Milton Curtis "Muddy" Berry   Drums
Margie Ann Warren   Fiddle
W Wardle   Piano
Louis Butterman   Bass
Herbert L. "Cousin Herb" Henson   Guitar

Technical Credits

Colin Escott   Contributor,Biographical Information
Don Law   Producer
Bill Millar   Reissue Producer
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Richard Weize   Contributor
Hazel Lawrence   Composer
Sven T. Uhrmann   Artwork

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