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The Champs 20 Greatest Hits (CD)

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The Champs: 20 Greatest Hits (CD)

(Backline Records) 20 tracks

Article properties: The Champs: 20 Greatest Hits (CD)

  • Interpret: The Champs

  • Album titlle: 20 Greatest Hits (CD)

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Year of publication 1991
  • Artikelart CD

  • Label Backline Records

  • EAN: 0021290104049

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Champs, The - 20 Greatest Hits (CD) CD 1
01 Tequila The Champs
02 Sky High The Champs
03 Beatnik The Champs
04 El Rancho Rock The Champs
05 Midnighter The Champs
06 Sombrero The Champs
07 Limbo Rock The Champs
08 Caramba The Champs
09 Chariot Rock The Champs
10 Alley Cat The Champs
11 Jumping Bean The Champs
12 The Shoddy Shoddy The Champs
13 Bristol Stomp The Champs
14 Go Champs Go The Champs
15 The Caterpillar The Champs
16 Too Much Tequila The Champs
17 Bandido The Champs
18 Just Walking In The Rain The Champs
19 What's Up Buttercup The Champs
20 Lavenia The Champs
The original Champs were formed late 1957. They worked as studio musicians for Joe Johnson's... more
"The Champs"

The original Champs were formed late 1957. They worked as studio musicians for Joe Johnson's Challenge label located in California. Guitarist Dave Burgess was head of A & R and the first artist signed to Gene Autry's label. While recording instrumental tracks for a Jerry Wallace album, Burgess had some studio time left and recorded "Train to nowhere" with session man Dale Norris guitar, Gene Alden drums, Joe Burgas bass, Buddy Bruce lead guitar and Danny Floris, a.k.a. Chuck Rio, sax A. "r side was needed for a possible single release and Flores came up with a tune he had written while visiting his family in Tijana Mexico titled 'Tequila". Burgess liked it so much that it was released late 1957 as The Champs when someone suggested they name themselves after Gene Autry's horse Champion. Danny's shout "Tequilla" at the appropriate breaks became the rock and roll cry of the year hitting number I in Billboards hot 100. They archieved a num-ber of other chart hit singles over the next four years though none came cl,oseto the success of "Tequila". Over the years, personnel of The Champs changed continually when toured all over the country with notable musicians as Jimmy Seals and Dash Crofts, Jerry Cole, Dean Beard and Glen Campbell, the group finally gave up in 1965 after releasing thirty more singles under various names without any luck.

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