Walk Don't Run (studio album) by The Ventures

Walk Don't Run
Walk Don't Run by The Ventures
Year: 1960
Overall rank: 5,965th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 62 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1960 (16th)
Award Top albums of the 1960s (450th)
Award Best albums of all time (5,965th)
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Walk–Don't Run: The Best Of The Ventures CD
Condition: Like New
Time left: 40m 13s
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THE VENTURES. " WALK DON'T RUN " CD UK 2006. NM .
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Time left: 5h 49m 7s
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THE VENTURES Best Of Walk Don't Run Sealed CD 29 TRACKS INTERVIEW & RADIO SPOTS
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72/100 (from 62 votes)
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 72.5/100, a mean average of 71.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 72.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.1.

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From 09/20/2016 17:14
While arguably the most important of the early surf rock records, it is, in my opinion, one of the most disappointing as a cohesive record. There are some great tracks on here that can be picked out individually and played as some sort of steady, beat tunes. That being said, the record, despite being less than 27 minutes, sounds boring due to the repetitive and uninspired melodies.
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From 02/27/2016 12:26
I just love the production on this record.
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70/100
From 02/27/2016 04:44
As an album, I actually don't like this at all. It's just too much of the same thing. Some individual songs are great though. Nice guitar tones and melodies. I remember Paul saying something like George auditioned with Raunchy to the Beatles and since he was the only one that could play it, he was in. You can totally hear how that song influenced his playing all throughout his early Beatle years.

One thought I had while I was listening to this... it's like the ultra conservative families rock n' roll because there's no lyrics to corrupt their minds... hehe. I could just imagine some kid getting away with listening to this for that reason.
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From 03/13/2013 20:17
Nice instrumental rock. Sounds ahead of its time.
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Best Albums of 1960
1. Giant Steps by John Coltrane
2. Sketches Of Spain by Miles Davis
3. At Last! by Etta James
4. Blues & Roots by Charles Mingus
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9. Soul Station by Hank Mobley
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11. Portrait In Jazz by Bill Evans Trio
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18. His Hand In Mine by Elvis Presley
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20. Change Of The Century by Ornette Coleman
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