1-CD-Album with 26-page booklet, 30 tracks, playing time 71:14 minutes.
- 1957's rousing The Little Rock Roll
- 4 previous unissued masters
- Swinging performances of Louisiana Swing and I'm Pounding The Rails Again
- Accompaniment by Hollywood's studio aces: Joe Maphis, Wesley Tuttle, Noel Boggs, Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West and by Nashville A-team: Harold Bradley, Grady Martin, Farris Coursey, BobMoore, and others
- An essay by Packy Smith
Laconic, humorous, self-deprecating, and surprisingly hard rockin’ Johnny Bond was a west coast country music pioneer, a successful music publisher, and even Tex Ritter’s official biographer. Originally from Oklahoma, Johnny Bond had a hard-driving style rooted in western swing. To date, he has been very poorly served by the reissue business. If at all then as a cowboy singer, but Bear Family now remedies that with his first 'Rockin'' compilation!
We figured that most fans (especially fans of our 'Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight' series) should hear his 'Rockin'' songs, so we've carefully chosen 30 of the best from across Johnny Bond's barnstorming years with Columbia Records in the 1950s! In fact, we’ve even included some unissued recordings for the diehard collectors who thought they had everything. Johnny Bond’s 'Town Hall Party' DVD was an eye-opener, but this puts everything else in the shade.