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VARIOUS ARTISTS including: The Eagles, The Krew Kats,
The Fentones, The Hunters, The Scorpions & The Packabeats.

34 Tracks on 1 CD; 1hr 18min of music.

The “Golden Age” of the twangy UK Beat Instrumental occurred between the late 1950s and the very early 1960s, inspired by The Shadows’ spectacular successes. This compilation presents thirty-four tracks from six guitar-led groups, whose sound and style paid homage to The Shadows. The Eagles, from Bristol, enjoyed airplay with Bristol Express and Exodus, followed by The Krew Kats, aka Marty Wilde’s former Wildcats (they also recorded as The Tom Cats), who charted with Trambone. The Fentones, who also backed Shane Fenton, charted with The Mexican and The Breeze And I, while The Hunters weighed in with Teen Scene and The Storm’/‘How’s M’Chicks? both now collectors’ items. The Scorpions also cut two collectable 45s, (Ghost) Riders In The Sky and Rockin’ At The Phil, while The Packabeats charted with Gypsy Beat, before famously recording The Traitors for Joe Meek. COMPLETE WITH FOLD-OUT BOOKLET WITH DETAILS ON THE MUSIC AND BANDS BELOW. 

THE EAGLES Bristol Express / Johnny’s Tune / Exodus / The March Of The Eagles / Old Ned (Theme From Steptoe And Son) / Theme From Maigret / Happy Joe (Theme From Comedy Playhouse) / Theme from Oliver Twist  THE KREW KATS Trambone / Peak Hour / Samovar / Jack’s Good / The Bat  THE TOM CATS Tom Tom Cat /  THE FENTONES The Mexican / Lover’s Guitar /  The Breeze And I / Just For Jerry / Gringo / Mick’s Tune THE HUNTERS  Teen Scene / Santa Monica Flyer / Golden Earrings / Tally Ho / The Storm / How’s M’chicks?  THE SCORPIONS (Ghost) Riders In The Sky / Torquay / Rockin’ At The Phil /  Scorpio THE PACKABEATS Gypsy Beat / Big Man / Evening In Paris / The Traitors

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Weight .101 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.5 × 1.5 cm