Chart Toppers: Romantic Hits of the 50s

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Priority's Chart Toppers series is an excellent budget-line collection, offering a strong selection of 15 original hits, grouped by a specific theme and decade, on each disc. Chart Toppers: Romantic Hits of the 50's combines rock & roll, doo wop, pop, easy listening and traditional pop hits -- an eclectic bunch, to say the least, but the variety helps capture the feeling of the decade. A few of the songs haven't dated well, but for the most part, the selection of songs is terrific, albeit a little predictable. Among the highlights on the disc are the Everly Brothers' "All I Have to Do Is Dream," Frankie Avalon's "Venus," Ritchie Valens' "Donna," Bobby Helms'...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Priority's Chart Toppers series is an excellent budget-line collection, offering a strong selection of 15 original hits, grouped by a specific theme and decade, on each disc. Chart Toppers: Romantic Hits of the 50's combines rock & roll, doo wop, pop, easy listening and traditional pop hits -- an eclectic bunch, to say the least, but the variety helps capture the feeling of the decade. A few of the songs haven't dated well, but for the most part, the selection of songs is terrific, albeit a little predictable. Among the highlights on the disc are the Everly Brothers' "All I Have to Do Is Dream," Frankie Avalon's "Venus," Ritchie Valens' "Donna," Bobby Helms' "My Special Angel," the Falmingos' "I Only Have Eyes for You," Dean Martin's "Memories Are Made of This," Pat Boone's "Love Letters in the Sand," Doris Day's "Whatever Will Be, Will Be Que Sera, Sera," Phil Phillips' "Sea of Love," Santo & Johnny's "Sleep Walk," Jimmie Rogers' "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and the Drifters' "There Goes My Baby."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/26/1998
  • Label: Priority Records
  • UPC: 049925104929
  • Catalog Number: 51049
  • Sales rank: 16,722

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 All I Have to Do Is Dream - The Everly Brothers (2:22)
  2. 2 Venus - Frankie Avalon (2:23)
  3. 3 Donna - Ritchie Valens (2:24)
  4. 4 My Special Angel - Bobby Helms (3:00)
  5. 5 I Only Have Eyes for You - The Flamingos (3:23)
  6. 6 Memories Are Made of This - Dean Martin (2:17)
  7. 7 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing - Al Alberts (3:00)
  8. 8 Love Letters in the Sand - Pat Boone (2:25)
  9. 9 On the Street Where You Live - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (2:43)
  10. 10 Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) - Doris Day & Frank DeVol & His Orchestra (2:07)
  11. 11 Sea of Love - The Twilights (2:23)
  12. 12 Sleepwalk - Santo & Johnny (2:24)
  13. 13 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine - Jimmy Rogers (2:19)
  14. 14 There Goes My Baby - The Drifters (2:12)
  15. 15 Soft Summer Breeze - Eddie Heywood (2:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chart Toppers Primary Artist
Doris Day Track Performer
Dean Martin Track Performer
Pat Boone Track Performer
The Drifters Track Performer
The Everly Brothers Track Performer
Eddie Heywood Track Performer
Frankie Avalon Track Performer
Vic Damone Track Performer
The Four Aces Track Performer
Bobby Helms Track Performer
Al Alberts Track Performer
Santo & Johnny Track Performer
The Flamingos Track Performer
Phil Phillips Track Performer
Jimmy Rogers Track Performer
Ritchie Valens Track Performer
The Twilights Track Performer
Frank DeVol & His Orchestra Track Performer
Percy Faith & His Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
J. Fred Coots Composer
Ray Evans Composer
Charles F. Kenny Composer
Jay Livingston Composer
Michael Wilson Executive Producer
George Treadwell Composer
Lover Patterson Composer
Benjamin Nelson Composer
Nick Kenny Composer
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