Doo Wop Love Songs

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A four-disc, 85-track collection of doo wop love songs, this box set has more references to hearts, stars, and angels than one can even begin to imagine, and if you're not in love when you start listening to it, you'll certainly wish you were by the end. Included are classic songs from the genre like Frankie Lyman's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (indeed, why do they?), the Marcels' "Blue Moon," the Five Satins' immortal "In the Still of the Nite," and the Mystics' gorgeous, soothing "Hushabye," along with some left-field tracks like the Four Seasons' "Sherry" and the Tokens' "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." A whole lot of fun, whether you're in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
A four-disc, 85-track collection of doo wop love songs, this box set has more references to hearts, stars, and angels than one can even begin to imagine, and if you're not in love when you start listening to it, you'll certainly wish you were by the end. Included are classic songs from the genre like Frankie Lyman's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (indeed, why do they?), the Marcels' "Blue Moon," the Five Satins' immortal "In the Still of the Nite," and the Mystics' gorgeous, soothing "Hushabye," along with some left-field tracks like the Four Seasons' "Sherry" and the Tokens' "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." A whole lot of fun, whether you're in love or you're not.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/15/2008
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • UPC: 826663106640
  • Catalog Number: 10664

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Trickle Trickle - The Videos (2:02)
  2. 2 Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:21)
  3. 3 I Promise to Remember - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (3:00)
  4. 4 Goody Goody - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:14)
  5. 5 Can't We Be Sweethearts (3:01)
  6. 6 Heart and Soul (1:54)
  7. 7 Maybe (2:39)
  8. 8 At My Front Door (2:39)
  9. 9 The Angels Listened In (2:03)
  10. 10 Sherry - The Four Seasons (2:36)
  11. 11 Every Day of the Week - The Students (2:32)
  12. 12 Get a Job - The Silhouettes (2:49)
  13. 13 Duke of Earl (2:29)
  14. 14 Church Bells May Ring - The Willows (2:26)
  15. 15 When You Dance - The Turbans (2:58)
  16. 16 Sh-Boom - The Chords (2:29)
  17. 17 Gee - The Crows (2:14)
  18. 18 Blue Moon - The Marcels (2:19)
  19. 19 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds (2:09)
  20. 20 Don't Ask Me to Be Lonely - The Dubs (2:22)
  21. 21 Book of Love (2:23)
  22. 22 Little Star (2:44)
  23. 23 Tonight I Fell in Love (1:46)
  24. 24 I Love You - The Volumes (2:42)
  25. 25 Stand by Me - Ben E. King (2:59)
Disc 2
  1. 1 There's a Moon out Tonight - The Capris (2:15)
  2. 2 Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) - The Penguins (3:01)
  3. 3 Since I Don't Have You - Lenny Martin & the Orchestra (2:52)
  4. 4 You Belong to Me (2:46)
  5. 5 Tears on My Pillow - Little Anthony & the Imperials (2:19)
  6. 6 The Way You Look Tonight - Jaguars (2:24)
  7. 7 Can I Come Over Tonight - Sammy Lowe Orchestra (2:23)
  8. 8 Over the Rainbow (3:19)
  9. 9 Over the Mountain; Across the Sea (2:15)
  10. 10 Love Eyes (2:24)
  11. 11 Tonite, Tonite - The Mello-Kings (2:36)
  12. 12 Ten Commandments of Love - Harvey & the Moonglows (4:11)
  13. 13 I'm So Young - The Students (2:33)
  14. 14 Just to Be with You - The Passions (2:29)
  15. 15 Long Lonely Nights - Lee Andrews & the Hearts (2:54)
  16. 16 One Summer Night (2:16)
  17. 17 Sincerely - The Moonglows (3:13)
  18. 18 This I Swear - Lenny Martin & the Orchestra (2:41)
  19. 19 Have You Heard (2:33)
  20. 20 16 Candles (2:52)
  21. 21 I Only Have Eyes for You - The Flamingos (3:19)
  22. 22 Unchained Melody (2:02)
  23. 23 A Thousand Miles Away - The Heartbeats (2:28)
  24. 24 Daddy's Home - Shep & the Limelites (3:02)
  25. 25 In the Still of the Nite (3:02)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Come Go with Me - The Del Vikings (2:40)
  2. 2 Remember Then - The Earls (2:09)
  3. 3 Walking Along (2:34)
  4. 4 My True Story - Joe Rene & Orchestra (2:33)
  5. 5 For Your Precious Love - Jerry Butler & the Impressions (2:46)
  6. 6 Where or When - Dion & the Belmonts (2:39)
  7. 7 Star Dust - Billy Ward & the Dominoes (3:14)
  8. 8 Moonlight Cocktails - The Rivieras (2:56)
  9. 9 Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart (2:58)
  10. 10 I'm Yours (2:38)
  11. 11 By Love Possesed - Four J's (2:41)
  12. 12 When I'm with You - The Moonglows (2:34)
  13. 13 Here I Am Broken Hearted - Four J's (2:29)
  14. 14 Never - The Earls (2:22)
  15. 15 Whispering Bells - Krips Johnson (2:28)
  16. 16 Stay (1:38)
  17. 17 Babalu's Wedding Day - The Eternals (2:13)
  18. 18 The Lion Sleeps Tonight (2:43)
  19. 19 Denise (1:59)
  20. 20 Hushabye - The Mystics (2:33)
  21. 21 Take Me as I Am (2:49)
  22. 22 Once in a While - The Chimes (2:30)
  23. 23 Till Then - The Classics (2:16)
Disc 4
  1. 1 This Is My Love - The Passions (2:59)
  2. 2 Summer's Love - Richard Barrett (2:56)
  3. 3 When You're Young and in Love (2:29)
  4. 4 Please Write (2:24)
  5. 5 There in the Night (2:56)
  6. 6 Paper Castles - Jimmy Wright & His Orchestra (2:05)
  7. 7 Stay in My Heart - The Rivieras (3:20)
  8. 8 One Great Love (2:25)
  9. 9 What Is Your Decision (3:07)
  10. 10 Foolish Me (2:25)
  11. 11 Moonlight Serenade - The Rivieras (2:55)
  12. 12 Since You're Gone - Nolan Strong & the Diablos (2:56)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Elmer Bernstein Composer
Lee Andrews Composer
Jesse Belvin Composer
Jerry Butler Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Alan Freed Composer
Ben E. King Composer
Nolan Strong Composer
Maurice Williams Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Mort Shuman Composer
Van McCoy Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
Jimmy Castor Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Jimmy Beaumont Composer
Arthur Brooks Composer
Lew Brown Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Luigi Creatore Composer
Warren Davis Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Lew Douglas Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
Kim Gannon Composer
Rex Garvin Composer
Bob Gaudio Composer
Bud Green Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Ray Henderson Composer
Andrew "Jr. Boy" Jones Composer
Jimmy Keyes Composer
Morris Levy Composer
George Malone Composer
Phil Margo Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Alex North Composer
Clyde Otis Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Fred Parris Composer
Charles Patrick Composer
Doc Pomus Composer
Luckey Roberts Composer
Aaron Schroeder Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Stan Vincent Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Viola Watkins Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Hy Weiss Composer
Hy Zaret Composer
Hank Medress Composer
William Edwards Composer
George Goldner Composer
Herman Santiago Composer
Bill Dahl Liner Notes
Jim Pierson Producer
Matty Malneck Composer
William Miller Composer
Ewart Abner Composer
Earl Beal Composer
Richard Blandon Composer
Joseph Canzano Composer
Luther Dixon Composer
Raymond Edwards Composer
Carl Feaster Composer
Claude Feaster Composer
Larry Figueiredo Composer
Gaynel Hodge Composer
William Horton Composer
Wally Lester Composer
Ralph Martin Composer
Floyd McRae Composer
Alex Miranda Composer
Billy Myles Composer
Vito Picone Composer
Eugene Pitt Composer
Clarence E. Quick Composer
Beverly "Ruby" Ross Composer
Joey Vann Composer
Arthur Venosa Composer
Joe VerScharen Composer
Janet Vogel Composer
Bernice Williams Composer
Morty Craft Composer
Lisa Glines Art Direction
Lenny Martin Composer
Robert Mellin Composer
Eugene Dixon Composer
James F. Hanley Composer
Sol Marcus Composer
Guy Wood Composer
Frank LaVere Composer
Neil Levenson Composer
Joe Luccisano Composer
William Martin Composer
Jackie McCoy Composer
Joe Rock Composer
Al Striano Composer
Winston Willis Composer
Jerry Winston Composer
James Beaumont Composer
Sylvester Bradford Composer
Robert Dallas Composer
Bernice Davis Composer
Willie Ewing Composer
Al Gentile Composer
Mimi Uniman Composer
Oscar Waltzer Composer
Danny Webb Composer
Hiram Johnson Composer
Al Semola Composer
Tony Powers Composer
Allyson R. Khent Composer
Jackie Taylor Composer
Marshall Paul Composer
Chilton Price Composer
Henry J. DeLuca Executive Producer
Neil Mahrer Executive Producer
XIV Philip Frederick Margo Composer
Ritchie Davis Composer
William "Prez" Tyus Composer
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