Rock And Roll Volume 2. is a 12" vinyl album by Gene Summers and five other artists. This was the first album ever released on Summers. It was issued in 1973 on the Collector Records imprint, a re-issue label located in the Netherlands
Gene Summers (David Eugene Summers) (born January 3, 1939 in Dallas, Texas) is an American rock/rockabilly singer. His recordings include "School of Rock 'n Roll", "Straight Skirt", "Nervous", "Gotta Lotta That", "Twixteen", "Alabama Shake", "Fancy Dan" and his biggest-selling single "Big Blue Diamonds". Summers was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 1997 and The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame in 2005.
School Of Rock 'n Roll" is a song composed by James McClung in 1958 and published by Song Productions, BMI the same year. It was originally recorded by Gene Summers and his Rebels, a rockabilly band from Dallas, Texas and was first released in February 1958 by Jan Records It was flipped with "Straight Skirt" a teen novelty 45 which became the group's first big regional hit.
School Of Rock 'N' Roll. B2. Fancy Dan. Companies, etc. Licensed From – Crystal Clear Records. Pressed With Large Spindle Hole On Red Vinyl. Other Versions (1 of 1) View All. Cat.
The Rebels were a rockabilly band from Dallas, Texas that recorded School of Rock 'n Roll and Straight Skirt with Gene Summers. The group consisted of James McClung (guitar), Gary Moon (drums) and Benny Williams (slap bass). They were soon joined by pianist Bill Brown who played on some of their early personal appearances. Rock 'n Roll Rebs Cut Five Discs - Arlington State College Newspaper, January 1958 Three ASC freshmen recently returned from making rock-n-roll recordings in Hollywood. They are Gene Summers, 19, James McClung, 18 and Gary Moon, 18. They made five recordings for Jan Records, a Dallas firm that has a Hollywood office, two of which will be released this week. The record is entitled "School of Rock 'n Roll" and the flip side carries the ditty "Straight Skirt". Their other recordings have a later release date.
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Written-By – M. Tarver*
|B||School Of Rock 'N Roll
Written-By – J. McClung*
- Published By – Song Prod. Inc.
NotesOriginal - RCA custom pressing
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout ((A side) ): J8-OW-2592
- Matrix / Runout ((B side) ): J8-OW-2593
- Rights Society: BMI
|11-100||Gene Summers And His Rebels||School Of Rock And Roll (7")||Jan||11-100||US||1958|
|11-100||Gene Summers & His Rebels*||School Of Rock 'N Roll / Straight Skirt (7", Single, RP)||Jan||11-100||US||Unknown|
|11-100||Gene Summers And His Rebels||Straight Skirt / School Of Rock And Roll (7", Single, Lab)||Jan||11-100||US||Unknown|
|RMA-1025||Gene Summers And His Rebels||School Of Rock 'N' Roll (7", Single, RE)||RM||RMA-1025||UK||1977|
|9-76278||Gene Summers And His Rebels||School Of Rock 'N Roll (7")||Apex||9-76278||Canada||1958|