Link Wray ‎– Rumble! The Best Of Link Wray

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 71222
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1 Rumble
Rhythm Guitar – Vernon WrayWritten-By – Wray*, Grant*
2:27
2 The Swag
Rhythm Guitar – Vernon WrayTambourine – Evelyn WrayWritten-By – Wray*, Grant*
2:21
3 Raw-Hide
Piano – Vernon WrayWritten-By – Wray*, Grant*
2:07
4 Dixie-Doodle
Rhythm Guitar – Vernon WrayWritten-By – Wray*, Grant*
2:10
5 Ramble
Piano – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Wray*, Grant*
2:15
6 Ain't That Lovin' You Babe
Written-By – Reed*
2:48
7 Jack The Ripper
Written-By – Wray*, Cooper*
2:22
8 The Black Widow
Written-By – Wray*, Cooper*
1:52
9 Big City After Dark
Piano – Vernon WrayWritten-By – Wray*
2:53
10 Run Chicken Run
Piano – Vernon WrayWritten-By – Wray*, Cooper*
1:57
11 The Shadow Knows
Organ – Chuck BennettWritten-By – Lawrence Fredericks, Link Wray
2:28
12 Deuces Wild
Drums [2nd Drums] – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Wray*
2:24
13 Hang On
Organ – Chuck BennettRhythm Guitar – Jack Van HornWritten-By – Wray*
2:27
14 Ace Of Spades
Written-By – Wray*, Cooper*
2:23
15 I'm Branded
Bass – Ed CynarOrgan – Chuck BennettWritten-By – Wray*
2:05
16 Batman Theme
Bass – Ed CynarOrgan – Bobby HowardRhythm Guitar – Chuck BennettVocals – Bobby HowardWritten-By – Hefti*
2:01
17 Hidden Charms
Written-By – Dixon*
2:42
18 Climbing A High Wall
Written-By – Wray*
4:02
19 Switchblade
Bass – Rob StonerDrums – Howie Wyeth*Piano – Richard GottehrerRhythm Guitar – Billy Cross (2)Written-By – Cross*, Wyeth*, Wray*, Gottehrer*, Stoner*, Gordon*
3:14
20 Jack The Ripper (Live Version)
Bass – John GreavesDrums – Charlie Charles*Written-By – Wray*, Cooper*
4:45

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For contractual reasons, "Ray Vernon" was originally listed as the artist on "Big City After Dark."

Recording Locations:
#1 and 2: U.S. Recording, Wash, DC
#3, 4 and 8: Edgewood Studios, Wash, DC
#5 and 6: CBS Studios, NYC
#7 and 14: Ray Vernon Recording, Vermont Ave., Wah, DC
#9, 11, 13, 15, 16 and 18: Ray Vernon Recording, Accokeek, MD
#10 and 17: Ray Vernon Recording, 9th St., Wash, DC
#12: Virtue Records, Phil, PA
#19: Plaza Sound Studios, NYC
#20: The Lyceum, London, England

Source of tracks: 1-2: Cadence single #1347, 4/58; 3-4: Epic single #9300, 1/59; 5: from the album Link Wray & The Wraymen, Epic #3661, 2/60; 6: Epic single #9419, 10/60; 7: Rumble single #1000, 7/61; reissued as Swan single #4137, 3/63; 8: Swan single #4137, 3/63; 9: Mala single #456, 11/62; 10: Swan single #4163, 10/63; 11: Swan single #4171, 2/64; 12: Swan single #4187, 7/64; 13 & 15: Swan single #4211, 5/65; 14: Swan single #4239, 1/66; reissued as Swan single #4261, 7/66; 16: Swan single #4244, 1/66; 17: Swan single #4261, 7/66; `8: From the album Yesterday-Today, Record Factory #1929, 1970; 19: From the album Bullshot, Visa #7009, 1979; 20: from the album Stuck In Gear, Virgin [UK] #2050, 3/76.

Track 15 "I'm Branded" - credit for Organ is questionable since the track clearly has rhythm guitar and piano but no organ.

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  • Barcode: 081227122225
  • Matrix / Runout: 3 R2 71222-2 SRC**01 M1S10

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