• The CHAMPS - Tequila!

The Champs were propelled to stardom when they topped the US Pop, R&B and UK charts in the summer of 1958 with their debut single, the Latin-flavoured instrumental 'Tequila'. Spawning a plethora of covers, the song earned a Grammy Award in 1959 while the band - whose varying line-up reads like a who's who of early Californian rock music - went on to enjoy further hits into the early 1960s.

This 2CD set comprises their first studio albums along with hard-to-find 45rpm A and B-sides including 'Everybody's Rockin'' which is presented in a rare stereo format.

Hot 100 hits of course include the title track, 'Tequila' plus 'El Rancho Rock', 'Chariot Rock' and the perennially popular 'Midnighter'.

Disc 2 includes all the US singles up to 1961 including the hits 'Too Much Tequila' and dance craze fave 'Limbo Rock' plus 'Tequila Twist'.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. GO CHAMPS GO
2. EL RANCHO ROCK
3. I'LL BE THERE
4. SKY HIGH
5. WHAT'S UP BUTTERCUP
6. LOLLIPOP
7. TEQUILA
8. TRAIN TO NOWHERE
9. MIDNIGHTER
10. ROBOT WALK
11. JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN
12. NIGHT BEAT
13. EVERYBODY'S ROCKIN'
14. CHARIOT ROCK
15. THE CATERPILLAR
16. TURNPIKE
17. LAVENIA
18. MAU MAU STOMP
19. ROCKIN' MARY
20. SUBWAY
21. THE TOAST
22. BANDIDO
23. ALI BABA
24. FOGGY RIVER

Disc 2

1. GONE TRAIN
2. BEATNIK
3. MOONLIGHT BAY
4. CARAMBA
5. NIGHT TRAIN
6. THE RATTLER
7. DOUBLE EAGLE ROCK
8. TOO MUCH TEQUILA
9. TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES
10. RED EYE
11. THE LITTLE MATADOR
12. COCOANUT GROVE
13. ALLEY CAT
14. THE FACE
15. TOUGH TRAIN
16. HOKEY POKEY
17. JUMPING BEAN
18. THE SHODDY SHODDY
19. SOMBRERO
20. CANTINA
21. PANIC BUTTON
22. LIMBO ROCK
23. TEQUILA TWIST

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 16/11/2012
UPC Bar Code No 604988023220

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The CHAMPS - Tequila!

  • Product Code: JASCD 232
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