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    Collins Kids
    Hop Skip and Jump
    (CD Boxed Set)

    The Collins Kids were a brother & sister act that got real good real young and made it out of their native Oklahoma, settling out in California where they landed a radio/TV hookup with Tex Ritter's Town Hall Party out of Compton. 
    Older sister Lorrie handled the teenage-sensuality department with nylons rustling against cowgirl fringe, while little brother Larry was a hot-as-a-firecracker bundle of energy, boppin' all over the place while laying down excitable, twangy guitar breaks learned first-hand from another Town Hall Party regular, the King of the double-neck Mosrite, Joe Maphis.
    With all that in mind, what we have here is an excellent CD box set, two discs with booklet in an album-size format. Everything's here - from the great early sides like 'Beetle Bug Bop', 'The Cuckoo Rock', 'I'm in My Teens' and 'Rockaway Rock' to the rockabilly classics 'Just Because', 'Hoy Hoy', 'Mercy', 'Sweet Talk', and 'Party', through the Joe Maphis/Larry Collins guitar instrumentals to Larry and Lorrie's solo sides. Joe Maphis' great guitar is sprayed all over the place and the master tape transfer is as clear as you expect stuff out of the Columbia vaults produced by Don Law to be.
    A booklet crammed full of great live photos and excellent liner notes by Colin Escott round out the package.


    • 1Go Away Don't Bother Me
    • 2Rock 'n' Roll Polka
    • 3Move A Little Closer
    • 4My First Love
    • 5Hush Money
    • 6I Wish
    • 7Cuckoo Rock
    • 8Beetle Bug Bop
    • 9I'm In My Teens
    • 10Rockaway Rock
    • 11They're Still In Love
    • 12Make Him Behave
    • 13Hop Skip and Jump
    • 14Shortnin' Bread Rock
    • 15Just Because
    • 16Hoy Hoy
    • 17Hot Rod
    • 18Heartbeat
    • 19Mama Worries
    • 20Party
    • 21Walking The Floor Over You
    • 22Missouri Waltz
    • 23You Are My Sunshine
    • 24Soda Poppin' Around
    • 25Young Heart
    • 26Ain't You Ever
    • 27What'cha Gonna Do Now
    • 28Waitin' And Watchin'
    • 29Home Of The Blues
    • 30Lonesome Road
    • 31Early American
    • 32Rockin' Gypsy
    • 33Bye Bye
    • 34Hurricane
    • 35Mercy Mercy Mercy
    • 36Rock Boppin' Baby
    • 37Whistle Bait
    • 38Sweet Talk
    • 39Spur Of The Moment
    • 40Rebel Johnny Yuma
    • 41There'll Be Some Changes
    • 42Made
    • 43Fireball Mail
    • 44T-Bone
    • 45What About Tomorrow
    • 46Get Along Home Cindy
    • 47You've Been Gone Too Long
    • 48One Step Down
    • 49There Stands The One
    • 50Wild and Wicked Love
    • 51Hey Mama Moom A Lacka
    • 52More Than A Friend
    • 53Pied Piper Poodle
    • 54Blues In The Night
    • 55Another Man Done Gone
    • 56Sugar Plum
    • 57Kinda Like Love
    • 58Are You Certain
    • 59That's Your Affair.

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