This two-fer assembles Sandy Nelson 's first LPs for the Imperial label, material originally dating back to From Charlie Watts to Keith Moon to Meg White , virtually every drummer in rock history owes something to Sandy Nelson , so despite featuring a re-recorded version of the title cut previously a Top Five hit for the Original Sound label , Nelson 's debut LP, Plays Teen Beat , remains a landmark event in the history of popular music. One can only imagine the number of kids who started banging pots, kettles, and trashcans in emulation of its aggressively tribal rhythms. Indeed, Plays Teen Beat establishes the template for dozens of efforts to follow, balancing original material "The Wiggle," "Alexes" with familiar covers including Fats Domino 's "I'm Walkin'," the first of Nelson 's myriad Domino renditions that combine to capture all the dimensions of the drummer's much-copied style. As far as pre- Beatles albums go, this is standard fare i. Although sales of Sandy Nelson 's second album suffered mightily from the absence of a major chart hit on par with his breakthrough "Teen Beat," He's a Drummer Boy!
Teen Beat / Big Jump - Single (Rerecorded Version) by Sandy Nelson on Apple Music
A good-looking copy of Sandy Nelson's drum-pounding hit - " Teen Beat ". This number was a Top 10 hit in It peaked at 4. I purchased these 45s on eBay several years ago with the intention of matting them with autographs I have collected of the respective artists for display purposes. I was more interested in clean labels than impeccable vinyl though they frequently go hand-in-hand.
Teen Beat 1959-1961
When he was 20 years old his first record, "Geronimo" recorded with a band called The Renegades , was chosen to be on the soundtrack of American-International Pictures' teen exploitation movie Ghost Of Dragstrip Hollow Nelson's talent propelled him to the front ranks of session musicians. In his song "Teen Beat" hit 4 on the Billboard Hot charts, selling over 1,, copies, which earned it a gold record.
Teen Beat is an American independent record label , originally based in Arlington, Virginia , now based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In , when Mark Robinson was in high school, he started the label as a kind of lending library. Only one copy of each album existed and his classmates could borrow one for a few days.