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Rock Around the Clock by Fred Gibson [2]

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23skidoo

On September 9, 2018

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Rock Around the Clock

By Fred Gibson [2]

Completeness

77%
Artist country
United States
Language
English
Release
6 Hits On Each Record Discogs
Release date
1955
Label
Tops
Catalog number
45-RX114
Format
EP 7"

Additional comments and sources

Cover version released in a various artists set of covers for a budget label. No information available on Fred Gibson [2] who has no connection to the Gibson listed on SHS. According to Discogs this recording was released on 1955 by Tops on several other EP issues:


https://www.discogs.com/The-Toppers-4-Fred-Gibson-4-Hits/release/10627592

A 78 rpm version: https://www.discogs.com/The-Toppers-4-Fred-Gibson-Honey-Babe/release/9020394

https://www.discogs.com/The-Toppers-4-Fred-Gibson-Honey-Babe/release/10791836

And it was also issued on the Gilmar label on 45 and 78: https://www.discogs.com/Various-6-Hits-On-Each-Record/release/8518996


An alternate video with poorer sound quality shows the 78 rpm version of the Gilmar release: