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DISC: 1

1. Guy Mitchell - Got a Hole in My Sweater
2. Norman Brooks - a Sky-Blue Shirt and a Rainbow Tie
3. Bonnie Lou - Dancing in My Socks
4. Johnny Desmond - a White Sport Coat (And a Pink Carnation)
5. Patti Page - My First Formal Gown
6. Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones - Black Slacks
7. Johnnie Ray Pink Sweater Angel
8. Eddie Cochran Stockings and Shoes
9. Tennessee Ernie Ford - One Suit
10. Jerry Wallace - Blue-Jean Baby
11. Glen Glenn - Blue Jeans and a Boys' Shirt
12. Carl Perkins - Levi Jacket (And a Long Tail Shirt)
13. Leroy Van Dyke - Leather Jacket
14. Gene Summers and His Rebels - Straight Skirt
15. Bobby Pedrick - White Bucks and Saddle Shoes
16. The Royal Teens - Short Shorts
17. The Bell Notes - White Buckskin Sneakers and Checkerboard Socks
18. The Big Bopper - Pink Petticoats
19. Tony Butala - Long Black Stockings
20. Mitchell Torok - Pink Chiffon
21. Buddy Hackett - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
22. The Coasters - Shopping for Clothes
23. The Sh-Booms (The Chords) - Short Skirts
24. Sammy Turner - Raincoat in the River
25. Paul Evans - This Pullover
26. The Marathons - Tight Sweater
27. Carl Dobkins JNR - Pretty Little Girl in the Yellow Dress
28. Lloyd Arnold and His Rockin' Drifters - Red Coat, Green Pants and Red Suede Shoes
29. Nancy Sinatra - Cuff Links and a Tie Clip
30. Pat Tolland and the Kingsmen - Low Cut Sneakers and Bermuda Shorts

More Info:

With rock 'n' roll music came a whole new sense of fashion for America's teenagers. It was hip to be wearing the latest trend and singers and songwriters were quick to jump on the bandwagon. Blue Jeans, leather jackets, tight sweaters, were soon the subject of songs and hits. This 30 track CD includes songs from the pre-rock 'n' roll era like Patti Page's "My First Formal Gown" and Norman Brooks' "A Sky-Blue Shirt And A Rainbow Tie" of the early fifties right through to the early sixties when teenagers eager to stand-out and maybe set a trend wore "White Buckskin Sneakers And Checkerboard Socks" and "Red Coat, Green Pants And Red Suede Shoes"... The brighter and more outlandish the better... Along the way there's Levi Jackets, Pink Petticoats and Short Skirts as well as the more novel "Short Shorts" as sung by The Royal Teens and a truly over-the-top novel version of "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini". Included are tracks by best-selling artists like Guy Mitchell, Johnnie Ray, Eddie Cochran, The Big Bopper, The Coasters and Nancy Sinatra. The package includes comprehensive liner notes on each track plus scans, press ads and other images.