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Link WrayRumble! The Best Of Link Wray

Label:Rhino Records (2) – R2 71222
Format:
CD, Compilation, Remastered
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock, Blues
Style:Electric Blues, Rock & Roll, Instrumental

Tracklist

1Rumble
Rhythm GuitarVernon Wray
Written-ByWray*, Grant*
2:27
2The Swag
Rhythm GuitarVernon Wray
TambourineEvelyn Wray
Written-ByWray*, Grant*
2:21
3Raw-Hide
PianoVernon Wray
Written-ByWray*, Grant*
2:07
4Dixie-Doodle
Rhythm GuitarVernon Wray
Written-ByWray*, Grant*
2:10
5Ramble
PianoUnknown Artist
Written-ByWray*, Grant*
2:15
6Ain't That Lovin' You Babe
Written-ByReed*
2:48
7Jack The Ripper
Written-ByWray*, Cooper*
2:22
8The Black Widow
Written-ByWray*, Cooper*
1:52
9Big City After Dark
PianoVernon Wray
Written-ByWray*
2:53
10Run Chicken Run
PianoVernon Wray
Written-ByWray*, Cooper*
1:57
11The Shadow Knows2:28
12Deuces Wild
Drums [2nd Drums]Unknown Artist
Written-ByWray*
2:24
13Hang On
OrganChuck Bennett
Rhythm GuitarJack Van Horn
Written-ByWray*
2:27
14Ace Of Spades
Written-ByWray*, Cooper*
2:23
15I'm Branded
BassEd Cynar
OrganChuck Bennett
Written-ByWray*
2:05
16Batman Theme
BassEd Cynar
OrganBobby Howard
Rhythm GuitarChuck Bennett
VocalsBobby Howard
Written-ByHefti*
2:01
17Hidden Charms
Written-ByDixon*
2:42
18Climbing A High Wall
Written-ByWray*
4:02
19Switchblade
BassRob Stoner
DrumsHowie Wyeth*
Rhythm GuitarBilly Cross (2)
Written-ByCross*, Wyeth*, Wray*, Gottehrer*, Stoner*, Gordon*
3:14
20Jack The Ripper (Live Version)
BassJohn Greaves
DrumsCharlie Charles*
Written-ByWray*, Cooper*
4:45
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Notes

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.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 081227122225
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 3 R2 71222-2 SRC**01 M1S10
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 3 R2 71222-2 SRC**01 M1S7

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Rumble! The Best Of Link Wray (Cassette, Compilation)Rhino Records (2)R4 71222US1993
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