Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps

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Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps
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Studio album by Gene Vincent
Released 4 March 1957
Recorded October 1956
Genre Rock and roll
Length 28:07
39:43 (reissue)
Label Capitol
Producer Ken Nelson
Gene Vincent chronology
Bluejean Bop!
(1956)Bluejean Bop!1956
Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps
(1957)
Gene Vincent Rocks! And The Blue Caps Roll!
(1958)Gene Vincent Rocks! And The Blue Caps Roll!1958
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]

Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps is an album by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps. It was originally released in 1957, four months after its predecessor, Bluejean Bop. It was released on the Capitol label. It was re-released on CD in 2002. Cliff Gallup and rhythm guitarist, Willie Williams, had left The Blue Caps in the summer of 1956. Gallup was persuaded by producer, Ken Nelson, to temporarily rejoin for the sessions that resulted in the album.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Red Blue Jeans and a Pony Tail" (Jack Rhodes, Bill "Tex" Davis) – 2:14
  2. "Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me" (Gene Vincent, Davis) – 2:15
  3. "Unchained Melody" (Alex North, Hy Zaret) – 2:37
  4. "You Told a Fib" (Vincent, Cliff Gallup) – 2:21
  5. "Cat Man" (Vincent, Davis) – 2:18
  6. "You Better Believe" (Gallup) – 2:01

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Cruisin'" (Vincent, Davis) – 2:12
  2. "Double Talkin' Baby" (Danny Wolfe) – 2:12
  3. "Blues Stay Away from Me" (Henry Glover, Wayne Raney, Alton Delmore, Rabon Delmore) – 2:16
  4. "Pink Thunderbird" (Paul Peek, Davis) – 2:32
  5. "I Sure Miss You" (Charles Matthews) – 2:38
  6. "Pretty, Pretty Baby" (Wolfe) – 2:27

2002 CD reissue bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Important Words" [version one] (ncent, Davis) – 2:21
  2. "B-I-Bickey-Bi, Bo-Bo-Go" (Don Carter, Dub Nalls, Jack Rhodes) – 2:16
  3. "Five Days, Five Days" (Rhodes, Willey, Franks) – 2:37
  4. "Teenager Partner" [version one] (Vincent, Davis) – 2:14
  5. "Five Feet of Lovin'" [version one] (Buck Peddy, Melvin Tillis) – 2:06

Personnel[edit]

The Blue Caps[edit]

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External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eder, Bruce (April 1, 2002). Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps | AllMusic: Review. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2 April 2011.