Amazing Early 60s Box: 88 Hard-to-Find Hits

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All Music Guide - Mark Deming
Oldies fans will find a treasure trove of rare gems on this three-disc box set, devoted to forgotten hits from the early '60s. Eight of the songs on this collection have never appeared on CD in the U.S. before including "Wonderland by Night" by Anita Bryant and "Love Me Tender" by Richard Chamberlain, and many others appear in rare mono or stereo mixes that have been elusive since their original appearance on vinyl such as Billy Bland's "Let the Little Girl Dance," Gene Pitney's "Town Without Pity," and "Venus in Blue Jeans" by Jimmy Clanton. Remastered with care, this set is billed as being created "by collectors for collectors," and features a diverse selection of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Deming
Oldies fans will find a treasure trove of rare gems on this three-disc box set, devoted to forgotten hits from the early '60s. Eight of the songs on this collection have never appeared on CD in the U.S. before including "Wonderland by Night" by Anita Bryant and "Love Me Tender" by Richard Chamberlain, and many others appear in rare mono or stereo mixes that have been elusive since their original appearance on vinyl such as Billy Bland's "Let the Little Girl Dance," Gene Pitney's "Town Without Pity," and "Venus in Blue Jeans" by Jimmy Clanton. Remastered with care, this set is billed as being created "by collectors for collectors," and features a diverse selection of perennial favorites and pop hits that have fallen through the cracks over the years. [All tracks stereo except where noted]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/2013
  • Label: Complete 60s
  • UPC: 730531220126
  • Catalog Number: 12201
  • Sales rank: 20,856

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Wonderful World - Sam Cooke (2:07)
  2. 2 Let the Little Girl Dance - Billy Bland (2:20)
  3. 3 Georgia on My Mind - Ray Charles (3:39)
  4. 4 O Dio Mio - Annette (2:49)
  5. 5 Volare - Bobby Rydell (2:35)
  6. 6 Let's Have a Party - Wanda Jackson (2:11)
  7. 7 Handy Man - Jimmy "Handy Man" Jones (2:04)
  8. 8 Good Timin' - Jimmy "Handy Man" Jones (2:03)
  9. 9 Puppy Love - Paul Anka (2:42)
  10. 10 Paper Roses - Anita Bryant (2:53)
  11. 11 Dutchman's Gold - Walter Brennan (3:25)
  12. 12 Mama Sang a Song - Walter Brennan (2:54)
  13. 13 Crazy Arms - Bob Beckham (2:25)
  14. 14 He'll Have to Stay - Jeanne Black (2:42)
  15. 15 Happy-Go-Lucky-Me - Paul Evans (1:55)
  16. 16 Finger Poppin' Time - Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (2:36)
  17. 17 Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go - Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (2:26)
  18. 18 A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around and Fall In Love) - Dinah Washington (2:22)
  19. 19 Alley-Oop - Dante & The Evergreens (2:55)
  20. 20 Mule Skinner Blues - The Fendermen (2:25)
  21. 21 Hot Rod Lincoln - Johnny Bond (2:46)
  22. 22 Love You So - Ron Holden (3:27)
  23. 23 Image of a Girl - The Safaris (2:40)
  24. 24 In My Little Corner of the World - Anita Bryant (2:39)
  25. 25 Wonderland by Night - Anita Bryant (3:16)
  26. 26 Marina - Rocco Granata & the International Quintet (2:38)
  27. 27 Pineapple Princess - Annette (2:25)
  28. 28 Corinna, Corinna - Ray Peterson (2:41)
  29. 29 Baby Sittin' Boogie - Buzz Clifford (2:05)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Town Without Pity - Gene Pitney (2:54)
  2. 2 Sad Movies (Make Me Cry) - Sue Thompson (3:15)
  3. 3 Portrait of My Love - Steve Lawrence (2:51)
  4. 4 You Always Hurt the One You Love - Clarence "Frogman" Henry (2:29)
  5. 5 My Boomerang Won't Come Back - Charlie Drake (2:44)
  6. 6 The Story of My Love - Paul Anka (2:28)
  7. 7 At Last - Etta James (3:01)
  8. 8 I Just Want to Make Love to You - Etta James (3:07)
  9. 9 Unchain My Heart - Ray Charles (2:53)
  10. 10 You Can Have Her - Roy Hamilton (2:46)
  11. 11 Stand By Me - Ben E. King (2:55)
  12. 12 Halfway to Paradise - Tony Orlando (2:39)
  13. 13 Bless - Tony Orlando (2:18)
  14. 14 Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker (2:18)
  15. 15 Bristol Stomp - The Dovells (2:21)
  16. 16 Let Me In - The Sensations (3:04)
  17. 17 The Mountain's High - Dick & Dee Dee (2:15)
  18. 18 Tower of Strength - Gene McDaniels (2:18)
  19. 19 As If I Didn't Know - Adam Wade (2:59)
  20. 20 Together - Connie Francis (2:55)
  21. 21 I Just Don't Understand - Ann-Margret (2:39)
  22. 22 Dance On Little Girl - Paul Anka (2:20)
  23. 23 Trade Winds, Trade Winds - Aki Aleong (2:57)
  24. 24 Michael - The Highwaymen (2:45)
  25. 25 Turn Around, Look at Me - Glen Campbell (2:35)
  26. 26 Funny How Time Slips Away - Jimmy Elledge (2:50)
  27. 27 I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door - Eddie Hodges (2:05)
  28. 28 Speedy Gonzales - Pat Boone (2:33)
  29. 29 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor (On the Bedpost Over Night) [Rare - Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group (2:30)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Go Away Little Girl - Steve Lawrence (2:10)
  2. 2 Blame It on the Bossa Nova - Eydie Gorme (2:30)
  3. 3 A Wonderful Dream - The Majors (2:02)
  4. 4 I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles (2:36)
  5. 5 Venus in Blue Jeans - Jimmy Clanton (2:23)
  6. 6 Sealed with a Kiss - Brian Hyland (2:39)
  7. 7 Ginny Come Lately - Brian Hyland (2:51)
  8. 8 She Cried - Jay & the Americans (2:36)
  9. 9 Rhythm of the Rain - The Cascades (2:32)
  10. 10 West of the Wall - Toni Fisher (2:33)
  11. 11 Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out) - Ernie Maresca (2:15)
  12. 12 Let's Dance - Chris Montez (2:24)
  13. 13 Do You Love Me - The Contours (2:53)
  14. 14 Brint It On Home to Me - Sam Cooke (2:34)
  15. 15 Oh My Angel - Bertha Tillman (2:21)
  16. 16 Remember Then - The Earls (2:09)
  17. 17 It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin' - Johnny Tillotson (2:49)
  18. 18 It Started All Over Again - Brenda Lee (2:25)
  19. 19 Shutters and Boards - Jerry Wallace (2:55)
  20. 20 Things - Bobby Darin (2:35)
  21. 21 Love Me Tender - Richard Chamberlain (2:22)
  22. 22 All I Have to Do is Dream - Richard Chamberlain (2:30)
  23. 23 Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah - Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans (2:51)
  24. 24 He's Sure the Boy I Love - The Crystals (2:44)
  25. 25 What's a Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You) - Timi Yuro (2:39)
  26. 26 Anna (Go To Him) - Arthur Alexander (2:50)
  27. 27 Cinderella - Jack Ross (3:32)
  28. 28 Who Stole the Keeshka? - Matys Brothers (2:00)
  29. 29 Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers (3:04)
  30. 30 The Ballad of Thunder Road - Robert Mitchum (2:32)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Bobby "Boris" Pickett Composer
Sam Chatmon Composer
Willie Dixon Composer
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer
Bill Anderson Composer
Don Gibson Composer
Willie Nelson Composer
Jimmie Rodgers Composer
Arthur Alexander Composer
Herb Alpert Composer
Paul Anka Composer
Hank Ballard Composer
Brook Benton Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Sam Cooke Composer
Bobby Darin Composer
Ben E. King Composer
Carole King Composer
Elvis Presley Composer
Walt Weiskopf Producer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Aki Aleong Composer
Dave Appell Composer
Lincoln Chase Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Johnny Tillotson Composer
Paul Evans Composer
Robert Mitchum Composer
Domenico Modugno Composer
Otis Blackwell Composer
Lou Adler Composer
Joe Allison Composer
Marty Bloom Composer
Lew Brown Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Bill Buster Producer
Jerry Capehart Composer
Bill Cook Composer
Luchi de Jesus Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Dallas Frazier Composer
Henry Glover Composer
Mack Gordon Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Howard Greenfield Composer
Ray Henderson Composer
Bob Hilliard Composer
Buddy Kaye Composer
Jack Keller Composer
John D. Loudermilk Composer
Kal Mann Composer
Francesci Migliacci Composer
Ralph Mooney Composer
Norman Newell Composer
Clyde Otis Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Jerry Ragovoy Composer
Don Raye Composer
Jack Ross Composer
Aaron Schroeder Composer
Wayne Shanklin Composer
Robert B. Sherman Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Frederick Tobias Composer
Scott Turner Composer
Peter Udell Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Ned Washington Composer
Cynthia Weil Composer
Marijohn Wilkin Composer
J. Mayo Williams Composer
Allie Wrubel Composer
Yvonne Baker Composer
Stuart Gorrell Composer
Charlie Ryan Composer
Teddy Powell Composer
Leonard Capizzi Composer
Richard Clasky Composer
Charlie Drake Composer
John Gummoe Composer
Ron Holden Composer
Lee Pockriss Composer
Marvin Rosenberg Composer
Dick St. John Composer
Ray Gilbert Composer
Walt Solek Composer
W.S. Stevenson Composer
Gary Geld Composer
Ed Marshall Composer
Jimmy "Handy Man" Jones Composer
Al Hoffman Composer
Clint Ballard Jr. Composer
Doris Fisher Arranger, Composer
Vera Matson Composer
Jessie Mae Robinson Composer
Chuck Seals Composer
Ethel Lee Composer
Dick Manning Composer
Carl Spencer Composer
Fred Spielman Composer
Janice Torre Composer
Audrey Allison Composer
Joy Byers Composer
Al Byron Composer
Walter Dana Composer
Greg Richards Composer
George Vaughn Composer
Kent Westberry Composer
Tony Powers Composer
Jim Lee Composer
Traditional Composer
Allan Roberts Composer
Rocco Granata Composer
David Hess Composer
Billy Rose Composer
Bobby Sharp Composer
Johnny Parker Composer
Greg Adams Liner Notes
Klaus Günter Neumann Composer
Audie Murphy Composer
Tony Wynn Composer
Mark Mathews Producer
Robert B. Sherman Composer
Larry Kusik Composer
Max Diamond Composer
Cyril Ornadel Composer
Scott David Composer
Ernest Breuer Composer
Charles R. Grean Composer
Randy Price Producer
Craig Jenkins Composer
Ted Darryl Composer
Maresca Bogdany Composer
June Jackson Composer
Elmer Nemeth Composer
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