Raunchy is one of first to use the twangy lead guitar effect, which was later developed by others and became a staple for the next few years.
In 1958 a then fourteen-year-old George Harrison performed it to John Lennon and Paul McCartney on the top deck of a bus in Liverpool, and it was so note-perfect Lennon decided to let him into his band, the Quarrymen, which later became the Beatles, despite earlier reservations about Harrison's age.
Released by legendary Sun Records in 1957, Bill Justis' hit Raunchy as a single climbed to number 2 on Billboards Hot 100 list. This is an ablbum by the same name that Phillips wanted released with that big hit and the following songs: Raunchy, College Man, The Stranger, Flea Circus,Wild Rice, Cattywampus, Summer Holiday, Cloud 9, Scroungie, The Midnight Man and Flip, Flop and Bop.
This is a radio station copy promotional album released in a very small quantity to gain air play for the songs. The cover has tape on it and stickers from the radio days but the album itself sounds good but has some wear.