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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Led by the sultry tenor voice of Sonny Til, the Orioles -- in spite of being regarded by many as the originators of doo wop -- have been poorly served in the CD era, with most of the collections available consisting of re-recorded versions of their late-'40s and early-'50s hits. There is the massive and definitive six-disc box from Bear Family, of course, but little for the more casual listener to seek out, a situation this three-disc, 60-track set addresses nicely, functioning as a sort of poor man's version of the Bear Family release. It features all of the Orioles' major hits, including their signature tune, 1953's "Crying in the Chapel," as well as more bluesy and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Led by the sultry tenor voice of Sonny Til, the Orioles -- in spite of being regarded by many as the originators of doo wop -- have been poorly served in the CD era, with most of the collections available consisting of re-recorded versions of their late-'40s and early-'50s hits. There is the massive and definitive six-disc box from Bear Family, of course, but little for the more casual listener to seek out, a situation this three-disc, 60-track set addresses nicely, functioning as a sort of poor man's version of the Bear Family release. It features all of the Orioles' major hits, including their signature tune, 1953's "Crying in the Chapel," as well as more bluesy and raucous material like their version of "Baby Please Don't Go." One of the first groups to bring an overt gospel influence into the pop arena, the Orioles are well worth investigating. The Jubilee Recordings, released in 1993, is still the one to get, though, if you must have a multi-disc Orioles set.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/21/1992
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431880128
  • Catalog Number: 8801
  • Sales rank: 215,715

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Moonlight - The Orioles (3:10)
  2. 2 Pal of Mine - The Orioles (2:52)
  3. 3 I Cover the Waterfront - The Orioles (3:23)
  4. 4 In the Chapel in the Moonlight - The Orioles (3:13)
  5. 5 (It's Gonna Be A) Lonely Christmas - The Orioles (3:22)
  6. 6 Crying in the Chapel - The Orioles (3:04)
  7. 7 I Miss You So - The Orioles (3:05)
  8. 8 Goodnight Irene - The Orioles (3:09)
  9. 9 Till Then - The Orioles (2:24)
  10. 10 It's Too Soon to Know - The Orioles (3:08)
  11. 11 A Kiss and a Rose - The Orioles (3:19)
  12. 12 Walking by the River - The Orioles (3:02)
  13. 13 Trust in Me - The Orioles (2:39)
  14. 14 Don't Stop - The Orioles (2:22)
  15. 15 I Promise You - The Orioles (2:39)
  16. 16 I Don't Want to Take a Chance - The Orioles (2:29)
  17. 17 Once upon a Time - The Orioles (2:11)
  18. 18 My Baby's Gonna Get It - The Orioles (2:34)
  19. 19 I'm Beginning to Think You Care for Me - The Orioles (2:56)
  20. 20 See See Rider - The Orioles (2:30)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Don't Keep It to Yourself - The Orioles (2:07)
  2. 2 Waiting - The Orioles (2:53)
  3. 3 Don't Cry Baby - The Orioles (2:46)
  4. 4 Along About Sundown - The Orioles (2:43)
  5. 5 I Challenge Your Kiss - The Orioles (2:59)
  6. 6 I Had to Leave Town - The Orioles (2:23)
  7. 7 Tell Me So - The Orioles (3:13)
  8. 8 Baby Please Don't Go - The Orioles (2:25)
  9. 9 I'd Rather Have You Under the Moon - The Orioles (2:29)
  10. 10 You Belong to Me - The Orioles (2:56)
  11. 11 At Night - The Orioles (3:12)
  12. 12 I Need You So - The Orioles (2:37)
  13. 13 Hold Me! Squeeze Me! - The Orioles (2:08)
  14. 14 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me - The Orioles (2:54)
  15. 15 Forgive and Forget - The Orioles (3:18)
  16. 16 What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? - The Orioles (2:57)
  17. 17 Pretty, Pretty Rain - The Orioles (2:11)
  18. 18 Feeling Low - The Orioles (2:17)
  19. 19 Good Looking Baby - The Orioles (2:48)
  20. 20 Teardrops on My Pillow - The Orioles (3:01)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Bad Little Girl - The Orioles (2:29)
  2. 2 Cigareetos - The Orioles (2:53)
  3. 3 Bring the Money Home - The Orioles (2:29)
  4. 4 Wanted - The Orioles (3:02)
  5. 5 Maybe You'll Be There - The Orioles (3:00)
  6. 6 Drowning Every Hope I Ever Had - The Orioles (2:41)
  7. 7 Everything They Said Came True - The Orioles (2:32)
  8. 8 Why Did You Go? - The Orioles (2:48)
  9. 9 Please Give My Heart a Break - The Orioles (3:08)
  10. 10 Deacon Jones - The Orioles (3:22)
  11. 11 You Are My First Love - The Orioles (2:41)
  12. 12 Barbara Lee - The Orioles (2:14)
  13. 13 Gettin' Tired, Tired, Tired - The Orioles (2:56)
  14. 14 Can't Seem to Laugh Anymore - The Orioles (2:31)
  15. 15 I May Be Wrong - The Orioles (2:12)
  16. 16 Would I Love You (Love You, Love You) - The Orioles (2:57)
  17. 17 Blame It on Yourself - The Orioles (3:08)
  18. 18 How Blind Can You Be - The Orioles (2:39)
  19. 19 My Loved One - The Orioles (2:31)
  20. 20 So Much - The Orioles (3:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sonny Til & the Orioles Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor
Technical Credits
Big Joe Williams Composer
Johnny Parker Composer
Jimmy Henderson Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
Milton Ager Composer
Hy Heath Composer
John Lange Composer
Larry Makres Composer
Arthur Schwartz Composer
Sonny Til & the Orioles Composer
Sol Marcus Composer
Sydney Robin Composer
Guy Wood Composer
Richard Loring Composer
Eddie Seiler Composer
Bill Tennyson Composer
Deborah Chessler Composer
Ned Wever Composer
Bertha Scott Composer
Chilton Price Composer
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