VARIOUS ARTISTS – You Can’t Sit Down: – Cameo Parkway Dance Crazes

VARIOUS ARTISTS – You Can’t Sit Down: – Cameo Parkway Dance Crazes

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A crazy 22-track collection containing some of the biggest dance craze hits from the Philadelphia label that got the world dancing in the early 1960s. Includes tracks by Cameo Parkway’s biggest stars: Chubby Checker, Bobby Rydell, Dee Dee Sharp, The Orlons and The Dovells as well as R&B greats Don Covay and The Turbans. Twelve Top 40 hits including three number 1 chart toppers! Chubby Checker’s original hit version of The Twist, which has the distinction of being the only single of the rock era to reach number 1 twice in two consecutive years, is included. Features an essay by acclaimed rock and roll and R&B historian John Broven. Mastered from the original master tapes from ABKCO’s Cameo Parkway archiveBespoke printed inner bags including extensive liner notes and period photos.

Tracklisting:

Side One
1. The Twist – Chubby Checker
2. The Wah-Watusi – The Orlons
3. Bristol Stomp – The Dovells
4. Mashed Potato Time – Dee Dee Sharp
5. You Can’t Sit Down – The Dovells

Side Two
1. The Third House (In From The Right) – Bobby Rydell
2. Do The Bird – Dee Dee Sharp
3. Slow Twistin’ – Chubby Checker/Dee Dee Sharp
4. Shimmy Shimmy – The Orlons
5. The 81 – Candy And The Kisses
6. (Everybody Do) The Swim, Pt 1 – The Marlins

Side Three
1. The Popeye Waddle – Don Covay
2. Do The New Continental – The Dovells
3. Baby, Do The Froog – Dardenelles
4. Rocka-Conga – The Applejacks
5. The Hucklebuck – Chubby Checker

Side Four
1. The Mash – Tom Young & The Hippies
2. Mexican Hat Rock – The Applejacks
3. The Cha Cha Cha – Bobby Rydell
4. When You Dance – The Turbans
5. Everybody South Street – The Taffys
6. Twistin’ U.S.A. – Chubby Checker