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For Lovers Only: WCBS New York, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Collectables four-volume For Lovers Only series is an enjoyable, if unexceptional, set that collects some of the most romantic pop, R&B, and doo wop singles from the late '50s and early '60s. Somewhat confusingly, it came in two different versions. There's a "general" version, and then there is a version of the set that is presented as if the play list of New York's WCBS dictated the selections. However, there is no difference between the corresponding volumes. WCBS' first volume, just like the first volume of the general set, contains 24 selections. They include the Penguins' "Earth Angel," the Harptones' "A Sunday Kind of Love," the Five Satins' "In the Still of the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Collectables four-volume For Lovers Only series is an enjoyable, if unexceptional, set that collects some of the most romantic pop, R&B, and doo wop singles from the late '50s and early '60s. Somewhat confusingly, it came in two different versions. There's a "general" version, and then there is a version of the set that is presented as if the play list of New York's WCBS dictated the selections. However, there is no difference between the corresponding volumes. WCBS' first volume, just like the first volume of the general set, contains 24 selections. They include the Penguins' "Earth Angel," the Harptones' "A Sunday Kind of Love," the Five Satins' "In the Still of the Night," the Moonglows' "Sincerely," the Capris' "There's a Moon Out Tonight," and the Crests' "Sixteen Candles." It provides a good balance between well-known hits and regional obscurities, but it isn't a definitive look at the era. However, it fits the purpose alluded to in the title just fine.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/25/1991
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431250921
  • Catalog Number: 2509
  • Sales rank: 65,604

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Earth Angel (2:57)
  2. 2 Over the Mountains, Across the Sea (2:18)
  3. 3 Image of a Girl (2:31)
  4. 4 This Is My Love (2:41)
  5. 5 A Sunday Kind of Love (3:08)
  6. 6 Eddie, My Love (3:14)
  7. 7 In the Still of the Night - The Five Satins (3:01)
  8. 8 Tonight, Tonight - The Mello-Kings (2:32)
  9. 9 The Closer You Are - The Channels (3:00)
  10. 10 I'm So Young - The Students (2:31)
  11. 11 Deserie (2:43)
  12. 12 Oh, What a Night (2:54)
  13. 13 There's a Moon out Tonight (2:13)
  14. 14 Sixteen Candles (2:53)
  15. 15 Till Then - The Classics (2:16)
  16. 16 You Belong to Me (2:36)
  17. 17 Once in a While (2:28)
  18. 18 One Summer Night (2:14)
  19. 19 Sincerely - The Moonglows (3:11)
  20. 20 Angel Baby (2:10)
  21. 21 You Were Mine - Fireflies (1:55)
  22. 22 'Til (2:28)
  23. 23 Let It Be Me - Betty Everett (2:41)
  24. 24 Teardrops (2:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lee Andrews Track Performer, Track Performer
The Angels Track Performer
Jerry Butler Track Performer
The Capris Track Performer
The Channels Track Performer
The Charts Track Performer
The Crests Track Performer
The Dells Track Performer
The Duprees Track Performer
The Mello-Kings Track Performer
The Penguins Track Performer
The Chimes Track Performer
The Harptones Track Performer
Betty Everett Track Performer
Fireflies Track Performer
The Passions Track Performer
Johnnie & Joe Track Performer
The Moonglows Track Performer
The Danleers Track Performer
Rosie & the Originals Track Performer
The Safaris Track Performer
The Five Satins Track Performer
The Teen Queens Track Performer
The Classics Track Performer
The Passions Track Performer
The Students Track Performer
Technical Credits
Louis Prima Composer
The Angels Contributor
Jesse Belvin Composer
Jerry Butler Contributor
The Capris Contributor
The Channels Contributor
The Charts Contributor
Les Cooper Composer
The Crests Contributor
The Dells Contributor
The Duprees Contributor
The Mello-Kings Contributor
The Penguins Contributor
The Chimes Contributor
The Harptones Contributor
Earl Lewis Composer
Betty Everett Contributor
Fireflies Contributor
The Passions Contributor
Pee Wee King Composer
Johnnie & Joe Contributor
The Moonglows Contributor
Redd Stewart Composer
The Danleers Contributor
Rosie & the Originals Contributor
The Safaris Contributor
The Five Satins Contributor
Michael Edwards Composer
Bud Green Composer
Fred Parris Composer
Morgan Robinson Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Curtis "Fitz" Williams Composer
The Teen Queens Contributor
The Classics Contributor
Gaynel Hodge Composer
Billy Myles Composer
Lee Andrews & the Hearts Contributor
The Students Contributor
Sol Marcus Composer
Guy Wood Composer
Anita Leonard Composer
Joe Luccisano Composer
Stan Rhodes Composer
Eddie Seiler Composer
Al Striano Composer
Barbara Belle Composer
Charles Danvers Composer
Al Gentile Composer
Chilton Price Composer
Clarence Johnson Composer
Paul Giacalone Composer
William "Prez" Tyus Composer
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