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America's Greatest Hits, Vol. 12: 1961

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Acrobat's America's Greatest Hits, Vol. 12: 1961 series spotlights the hits from a specific year by the original artists. This volume samples 107 tracks from 1960, including the original versions of "Surrender" (Elvis Presley), "Shop Around" (the Miracles), and "Pony Time" (Chubby Checker), in addition to tracks by Floyd Cramer, the Everly Brothers, and Ben E. King.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Acrobat's America's Greatest Hits, Vol. 12: 1961 series spotlights the hits from a specific year by the original artists. This volume samples 107 tracks from 1960, including the original versions of "Surrender" (Elvis Presley), "Shop Around" (the Miracles), and "Pony Time" (Chubby Checker), in addition to tracks by Floyd Cramer, the Everly Brothers, and Ben E. King.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/9/2012
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046704728
  • Catalog Number: 7047
  • Sales rank: 70,888

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Corrine Corrina - Ray Peterson (2:38)
  2. 2 Angel Baby - Rosie & the Originals (3:46)
  3. 3 Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (2:36)
  4. 4 Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee (2:18)
  5. 5 Calcutta - Lawrence Welk (2:12)
  6. 6 Shop Around - The Miracles (2:49)
  7. 7 Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (2:37)
  8. 8 Emotions - Brenda Lee (2:49)
  9. 9 My Empty Arms - Jackie Wilson (2:50)
  10. 10 Pony Time - Chubby Checker (2:23)
  11. 11 There's a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (2:14)
  12. 12 Dedicated To the One I Love - The Shirelles (2:04)
  13. 13 Wheels - The String-A-Longs (1:54)
  14. 14 Surrender - Elvis Presley (1:52)
  15. 15 Don't Worry - Marty Robbins (3:15)
  16. 16 Where the Boys Are - Connie Francis (2:35)
  17. 17 Ebony Eyes - The Everly Brothers (3:01)
  18. 18 Baby Sittin' Boogie - Buzz Clifford (2:04)
  19. 19 Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King (2:58)
  20. 20 Apache - Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar (3:01)
  21. 21 Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers (2:14)
  22. 22 Blue Moon - The Marcels (2:17)
  23. 23 Gee Whiz Look At His Eyes - Carla Thomas (2:20)
  24. 24 On the Rebound - Floyd Cramer (2:07)
  25. 25 Runaway - Del Shannon (2:17)
  26. 26 But I Do - Clarence "Frogman" Henry (2:17)
  27. 27 Mother-In-Law - Ernie K-Doe (2:22)
Disc 2
  1. 1 A Hundred Pounds of Clay - Gene McDaniels (2:20)
  2. 2 Asia Minor - Kokomo (1:58)
  3. 3 I've Told Every Little Star - Linda Scott (2:15)
  4. 4 You Can Depend On Me - Brenda Lee (3:34)
  5. 5 Take Good Care of Her - Adam Wade (2:28)
  6. 6 One Mint Julep - Ray Charles (3:05)
  7. 7 Portrait of My Love - Steve Lawrence (2:52)
  8. 8 Daddy's Home - Shep & the Limelites (2:49)
  9. 9 Travellin' Man - Rick Nelson (2:20)
  10. 10 Mama Said - The Shirelles (2:08)
  11. 11 Running Scared - Roy Orbison (2:10)
  12. 12 Breaking In a Brand New Broken Heart - Connie Francis (2:35)
  13. 13 Hello Mary Lou - Rick Nelson (2:17)
  14. 14 I Feel So Bad - Elvis Presley (2:52)
  15. 15 Tragedy - The Fleetwoods (2:45)
  16. 16 Stand By Me - Ben E. King (2:54)
  17. 17 Moody River - Pat Boone (2:36)
  18. 18 Raindrops - Dee Clark (2:38)
  19. 19 The Writing On the Wall - Adam Wade (2:29)
  20. 20 Every Beat of My Heart - The Pips (2:03)
  21. 21 Quarter To Three - Gary "U.S." Bonds (2:34)
  22. 22 Boll Weevil Song - Brook Benton (2:36)
  23. 23 Tossin' and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis (2:38)
  24. 24 Those Oldies But Goodies - Little Caesar & the Romans (3:19)
  25. 25 Yellow Bird - Arthur Lyman Group (2:45)
  26. 26 Dance On Little Girl - Paul Anka (1:54)
  27. 27 Hats Off To Larry - Del Shannon (1:57)
Disc 3
  1. 1 San Antonio Rose - Floyd Cramer (2:18)
  2. 2 I Like It Like That, Pt. 1 - Chris Kenner (2:11)
  3. 3 Dum Dum - Brenda Lee (2:25)
  4. 4 Together - Connie Francis (2:54)
  5. 5 Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker (2:17)
  6. 6 Last Night - The Mar-Keys (2:39)
  7. 7 Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Curtis Lee (2:42)
  8. 8 Wooden Heart - Joe Dowell (1:59)
  9. 9 Michael - The Highwaymen (2:44)
  10. 10 School is Out - Gary "U.S." Bonds (2:40)
  11. 11 You Don't Know What You've Got - Ral Donner (2:13)
  12. 12 Don't Bet Money Honey - Linda Scott (2:24)
  13. 13 Hurt - Timi Yuro (2:28)
  14. 14 Take Good Care of My Baby - Bobby Vee (2:27)
  15. 15 My True Story - The Jive Five (2:34)
  16. 16 As If I Didn't Know - Adam Wade (3:00)
  17. 17 Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour - Lonnie Donegan (2:46)
  18. 18 Who Put the Bomp - Barry Mann (2:44)
  19. 19 Little Sister - Elvis Presley (2:30)
  20. 20 His Latest Flame - Elvis Presley (2:07)
  21. 21 Crying - Roy Orbison (2:44)
  22. 22 Without You - Johnny Tillotson (2:08)
  23. 23 One Track Mind - Bobby Lewis (2:06)
  24. 24 When We Get Married - The Dreamlovers (2:27)
  25. 25 The Mountain's High - Dick & Deedee (2:11)
  26. 26 Mexico - Bob Moore & His Orchestra (2:36)
  27. 27 Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles (1:53)
Disc 4
  1. 1 You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Bobby Darin (2:11)
  2. 2 Bristol Stomp - The Dovells (2:20)
  3. 3 Runaround Sue - Dion (2:37)
  4. 4 Let's Get Together - Hayley Mills (1:29)
  5. 5 Sad Movies - Sue Thompson (3:15)
  6. 6 Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean (3:00)
  7. 7 Ya Ya - Lee Dorsey (2:26)
  8. 8 This Time - Troy Shondell (2:36)
  9. 9 I Love How You Love Me - The Paris Sisters (1:48)
  10. 10 The Fly - Chubby Checker (2:30)
  11. 11 Fool No. 1 - Brenda Lee (2:29)
  12. 12 Tower of Strength - Gene McDaniels (2:17)
  13. 13 Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes (2:30)
  14. 14 Goodbye Cruel World - James Darren (2:23)
  15. 15 Heartaches - The Marcels (2:33)
  16. 16 Crazy - Patsy Cline (2:43)
  17. 17 The Twist - Chubby Checker (2:35)
  18. 18 Walk On By - Leroy Van Dyke (2:20)
  19. 19 I Understand - The G-Clefs (2:44)
  20. 20 The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens (2:38)
  21. 21 Run To Him - Bobby Vee (2:09)
  22. 22 Tonight - Ferrante & Teicher (3:01)
  23. 23 Let There Be Drums - Sandy Nelson (2:18)
  24. 24 Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen - Neil Sedaka (2:41)
  25. 25 Peppermint Twist - Joey Dee & the Starliters (2:01)
  26. 26 Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley (2:58)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Paul Gayten Composer
Percy Mayfield Composer
Johnny Otis Composer
Leonard Bernstein Composer
Stephen Sondheim Composer
Floyd Cramer Composer
Willie Nelson Composer
Mel Tillis Composer
Neil Sedaka Composer
Paul Anka Composer
Hank Ballard Composer
Brook Benton Composer
Lee Dorsey Composer
Chris Kenner Composer
Carole King Composer
Roy Orbison Composer
Gene Pitney Composer
Smokey Robinson Composer
Del Shannon Composer
Carla Thomas Composer
Chuck Willis Composer
Earl Hines Composer
Bert Kaempfert Composer
Lonnie Donegan Composer
Sandy Nelson Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Mort Shuman Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Gene Barge Composer
Dee Clark Composer
Sonny Curtis Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Barry Mann Composer
Linda Scott Composer
Johnny Tillotson Composer
Norman Luboff Composer
Norman Petty Composer
Jerry Smith Composer
Jimmy Wisner Composer
Phil Spector Composer
Curtis Lee Composer
John Berry Composer
Paul Hampton Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Ritchie Adams Composer
Gary Anderson Composer
Ralph Bass Composer
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Tommy Boyce Composer
Lew Brown Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
George Burton Composer
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Jimmy Dean Composer
Joey Dee Composer
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Ray Henderson Composer
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Clarence Lewis Composer
Jerry Lordan Composer
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John Madara Composer
Kal Mann Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Chips Moman Composer
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Ernest Maresca Composer
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