ALBUM REVIEWS:

NOTE: Date of most recent update shown in parentheses for each review.

AMERICAN HOT WAX - SOUNDTRACK (16 Apr 2002)

THE GREAT ATLANTIC VOCAL GROUPS (3 Dec 2001)

HULL RECORDS Cordially Invite You To MEET THE AVONS (30 Jan 2002)

THE BEBOP SINGERS (18 Apr 2003)

GOLDEN DOO WOPS OF BIM BAM BOOM RECORDS - Vols. 1 & 2 (15 Jan 2002)

THE BLENDERS - COME BACK BABY BLUES (17 Jan 2002)

BONNIE LOU - DOIN' THE TENNESSEE WIG WALK - Best Of The King Years (12 Dec 2001)

THE BOSWELL SISTERS - THAT'S HOW RHYTHM WAS BORN (24 Jan 2002)

CHARLES BROWN - The Classic Earliest Recordings (7 Apr 2003)

THE BROWN DOTS COLLECTION: FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS (3 Dec 2001)

BUCHANAN & GOODMAN - "POLITICALLY CORRECT¿" (18 Dec 2001)

THE CAPRIS - MORSE CODE OF LOVE (23 Mar 2002)

THE CARDINALS - COME BACK MY LOVE (17 Jan 2002)

UNA MAE CARLISLE - CLASSICS - 1938 - 1941 (24 Sep 2002)

UNA MAE CARLISLE - CLASSICS - 1941 - 1944 (24 Sep 2002)

UNA MAE CARLISLE - CLASSICS - 1944 - 1950 (23 Nov 2002)

THE COMPLETE UNA MAE CARLISLE AND JOHN KIRBY (1940 - 1942) - Jazz Tribune #64
(20 Dec 2001)

UNA MAE CARLISLE, Maxine Sullivan & Savannah Churchill 1942 - 1944 (20 Dec 2001)

THE COMPLETE CATS & THE FIDDLE (3 Dec 2001)

THE CHARIOTEERS SING GOSPEL - Transcription Recordings (16 Mar 2002)

THE CHARTS GREATEST HITS (23 Mar 2002)

CLASS OF '55 - MEMPHIS ROCK & ROLL HOMECOMING (5 Apr 2002)

THE CLOVERS / DANCE PARTY (24 Mar 2002)

THE COASTERS - 50 COASTIN' CLASSICS (30 Dec 2001)

THE COASTERS - ONE BY ONE (29 Nov 2001)

NAT KING COLE / THE KING COLE TRIO - "SWEET LORRAINE" - The Complete Early Transcriptions - 1938-1941 (4 Feb 2002)

COOL COLE - THE KING COLE TRIO STORY (24 Aug 2002)

THE CRICKETS - DREAMS AND WISHES (18 Apr 2002)

THE CROWS & THE WRENS - STRICTLY FOR THE BIRDS (17 Jan 2002)

THE CRUISIN' SERIES (7 Sep 2002)

THE DAWN OF DOO-WOP (24 May 2002)

(DECCA) RARE ROCKABILLY (Vols. I, II, III & IV) (26 Feb 2002)

THE DECCA ROCK 'N' ROLL COLLECTION (25 Feb 2002)

THE DEEP RIVER BOYS - Transcription Recordings (17 Mar 2002)

THE DELTA RHYTHM BOYS (Complete Through 1950) (3 Dec 2001)

THE DIABLOS - MOTOR CITY - DETROIT DOO-WOPS - Vols. 1 & 2 (20 Sep 2002)

DOO WOP UNDERGROUND (3 June 2002)

THE HISTORY OF DOT RECORDS - Vols. 1 & 2 (30 Jan 2002)

THE DRIFTERS - LET THE BOOGIE-WOOGIE ROLL - Greatest Hits 1953-1958 (13 Dec 2001)

THE DRIFTERS - - ALL TIME GREATEST HITS & MORE - 1959-1965 (16 Sep 2003)

THE DU DROPPERS - Golden Classics (28 Jan 2002)

THE EARLY GROUPS - Transcription Recordings (3 Apr 2002)

THE VERY BEST OF THE EL DORADOS (24 Mar 2002)

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ROCK 'N' ROLL (25 Apr 2002)

TOMMY FACENDA - HIGH SCHOOL U.S.A. (17 Jan 2002)

ELLA FITZGERALD - ELLA & HER FELLAS (14 Jan 2002)

THE FIVE KEYS AND THE NITECAPS - Also Featuring The AVALONS! (15 Nov 2001)

THE FABULOUS FLAMINGOS (29 Mar 2002)

FLAMINGO FAVORITES (29 Mar 2002)

REQUESTFULLY YOURS - THE FLAMINGOS (29 Mar 2002)

FLAMINGO SERENADE (29 Mar 2002)

THE SOUND OF THE FLAMINGOS (29 Mar 2002)

THE FOUR BLAZES - MARY JO (4 Oct 2002)

THE FOUR BUDDIES - American Heritage Series - Vol. 9 (11 Jan 2002)

THE BEST OF THE FOUR DOTS AND THE FOUR TROYS (1 Jul 2005)

THE FOUR EPICS - STILL STANDING IN THE MOONLIGHT (18 Feb 2002)

THE FOUR KNIGHTS - Transcription Recordings (13 Feb 2002)

THE FOUR KNIGHTS - Transcription Recordings - Vol. 2 (9 Sep 2003)

THE FOUR KNIGHTS - A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY - American Heritage Series - Vol. 8
(7 Mar 2002)

THE FOUR TUNES - The Complete Jubilee Sessions (6 Dec 2001)

THE FOUR VAGABONDS - Complete (26 Dec 2007)

GETTIN' FUNKY - The Birth of New Orleans R & B - Various Artists (24 May 2002)

"GREAT GROUPS" Box Sets (29 Mar 2002)

BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS - ROCK THE JOINT! - The Original Essex Recordings 1951-1954
(13 Dec 2001)

THE HARPTONES - A SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE (6 Jan 2002)

VERY BEST OF THE HARPTONES - LIFE IS BUT A DREAM (27 Mar 2002)

THE HARPTONES - Golden Classics - The Goldner Recordings 1956-57 (6 Jan 2002)

WYNONIE HARRIS - ROCKIN' THE BLUES (17 Dec 2001)

THE HEARTBEATS / SHEP & THE LIMELITES - For Collectors Only (5 Jan 2002)

THE INK SPOTS : SWING HIGH! SWING LOW! (15 Dec 2001)

THE INK SPOTS (14 Jan 2002)

THE INK SPOTS - GOLDEN GREATS (21 Aug 2002)

THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE INK SPOTS - (21 Mar 2003)

THE INK SPOTS - 18 HITS (King Label) (23 Aug 2002)

JACKIE AND THE STARLITES MEET THE BOPCHORDS (23 Mar 2002)

THE VERY BEST OF THE JAGUARS (27 Mar 2002)

LITTLE WILLIE JOHN - 28 BIG ONES (18 Dec 2001)

SPIKE JONES & HIS CITY SLICKERS - STRICTLY FOR MUSIC LOVERS (18 Jan 2002)

JORDAN AND THE FASCINATIONS AND FRIENDS (The GOTHICS And The BOULEVARDS)
(19 Feb 2002)

THE JUBALAIRES, FOUR TONES & CHARIOTEERS - Transcription Recordings
(13 Feb 2002)

THE JUBALAIRES - Transcription Recordings (18 Oct 2002)

JUBILEE JEZEBELS (3 Sep 2003)

JUMPIN' & JIVIN' - A Nostalgic Collection (27 Dec 2001)

THE KING'S RECORD COLLECTION - The Original Versions of Songs Later Recorded By Elvis Presley - Vols. 1 & 2
(6 Mar 2002)

LITTLE RICHARD - THE SPECIALTY SESSIONS (4 Apr 2003)

MADACY LABEL - "ROOTS OF ROCK 'N ROLL" Series *** (CAVEAT EMPTOR) *** (15 Dec 2001)

MAIRZY DOATS - 44 Wacky Hits (27 Feb 2002)

M.G.M. ROCKABILLY COLLECTION (Vols. 1 & 2) (24 Feb 2002)

THE MILLS BROTHERS - The 1930s Recordings (29 Nov 2001)

THE MILLS BROTHERS (14 Jan 2002)

MOMENTS TO REMEMBER...from The 50's & 60's! (27 Oct 2002)

THE MOONGLOWS & THE FLAMINGOS - Their First Recordings (15 Feb 2002)

THE MOONGLOWS - BLUE VELVET / The Ultimate Collection (18 Dec 2001)

THE MOROCCOS AND OTHER GREAT GROUPS ON UNITED (23 Nov 2002)

MURRAY THE K's HOLIDAY REVUE - Live at the Brooklyn Fox, December 1964 (4 Jul 2003)

1950's ROCK AND ROLL REVIVAL (24 Jul 2002)

THE ORIOLES 92. THE ORIOLES - For Collectors Only (17 Feb 2002)

THE PASSIONS - JUST TO BE WITH YOU (17 Jan 2002)

Such A ROCK AND ROLL Night - BUNNY PAUL (8 Jun 2003)

THE PLATTERS (King Label) (3 Oct 2002)

THE PLATTERS - 19 HITS (3 Oct 2002)

THE PLATTERS - THE MAGIC TOUCH - AN ANTHOLOGY (18 Jul 2002)

SUNRISE - ELVIS PRESLEY (24 Jan 2002)

ELVIS PRESLEY - THE MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET (29 Jan 2002)

ELVIS PRESLEY - GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT - The Complete Louisiana Hayride Archives (16 Feb 2002)

THE PRISONAIRES - JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN (6 Sep 2002)

THE JIVE IS JUMPIN'- RCA Victor & Bluebird Vocal Groups 1939-52 (22 Dec 2001)

RADIO RHYTHMS - THE GREAT 1940s VOCAL GROUPS FROM LIVE RADIO SHOWS (7 Mar 2002)

RAREST WHITE GROUPS - ACCORDING TO KREITER - Vols. 1 & 2 (10 Feb 2007)

FIVE RED CAPS - 1943-1945 (5 Oct 2002)

IT'S SO GOOD! - STEVE GIBSON AND THE REDCAPS - 1943-1951 (16 Sep 2003)

RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK ’N’ ROLL - Vols. 1 & 2 (23 Jul 2003)

THE RIVIERAS - MOONLIGHT COCKTAILS (25 Jan 2002)

THE BEST OF THE ROBINS (17 Jan 2002)

THE ROBINS - ROCK & ROLL (17 Jan 2002)

THE ROYALS - EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART (10 Dec 2001)

GROUPS FROM THE SAVOY BALLROOM - Vols. 1 & 2 (7 Feb 2002)

THE SILHOUETTES - GET A JOB (7 Aug 2002)

THE SIX TEENS - A CASUAL LOOK - Famous Groove Label CD (10 Dec 2001)

THE SIX TEENS - A CASUAL LOOK - Ace Label CD (5 Jul 2003)

SLIM & SLAM - Complete Recordings 1938-1942 (31 Jan 2002)

"SLIM" FROM TIMES (22 Jan 2002)

"THE VERY BEST OF THE SPANIELS - Vols. 1 & 2 (6 Aug 2002)

THE SPARK RECORDS STORY A Review by SwingGate! - (25 Dec 2001)

JOHNNY SPARROW & HIS BOWS & ARROWS - SPARROW'S FLIGHT (27 Mar 2002)

THE SPIRITS OF RHYTHM - 1933 - 1945 (27 Nov 2001)

THE SULLIVAN YEARS - ROCK 'N' ROLL PIONEERS / RHYTHM & BLUES REVUE (5 Feb 2002)

THE LEGENDARY SUN RECORDS STORY (15 Dec 2001)

THE TEENAGERS, FEATURING FRANKIE LYMON - For Collectors Only (21 Dec 2001)

FRANKIE LYMON & THE TEENAGERS - LIVE, RARE & UNRELEASED (2 Apr 2002)

THE THREE CHUCKLES - Golden Classics (11 Dec 2001)

THE THREE PEPPERS - 1937 - 1940 (18 Jul 2002)

THE TRENIERS - THEY ROCK! THEY ROLL! THEY SWING! (11 Dec 2001)

THE TUNE WEAVERS MEET THE BLENDS (2 Jul 2002)

THE ULTIMATE ROCK 'N ROLL TIME CAPSULE (23 Dec 2001)

UNFORGETTABLE FIFTIES (3 Jun 2002)

VOCAL GROUP ARCHIVES - Vols. 1-5 (22 Oct 2002)

THE VOCAL GROUP COLLECTION - The Platters, Penguins, Del Vikings, Danleers (4 Sep 2002)

THE BEST OF THE WANDERERS - For Your Love (10 Feb 2007)

BILLY WILLIAMS - I'M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER (25 Apr 2002)

THE LEGENDARY WOLFMAN JACK : HOWLIN' ON THE AIR (22 Jul 2002)

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