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Hard to Find Jukebox Classics 1959: Pop Gold

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Pop music in the 1950s was less stratified than it is in the 21st century where every genre has its own radio station and bandwidth, and listening to the hits in 1959, say the year covered by this fun compilation, meant hearing pop crooners, jazz vocalists, nascent rockers, shined-up teen idols, and even the Mormon Tabernacle Choir -- whose passionate version of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" hit the charts that year. This set collects 27 of 1959's hits, including "Battle Hymn," Dinah Washington's often overlooked version of "Unforgettable," and Patti Page's "Old Cape Cod," just to name a few, and most of these sides are presented here for the first time in true ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Pop music in the 1950s was less stratified than it is in the 21st century where every genre has its own radio station and bandwidth, and listening to the hits in 1959, say the year covered by this fun compilation, meant hearing pop crooners, jazz vocalists, nascent rockers, shined-up teen idols, and even the Mormon Tabernacle Choir -- whose passionate version of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" hit the charts that year. This set collects 27 of 1959's hits, including "Battle Hymn," Dinah Washington's often overlooked version of "Unforgettable," and Patti Page's "Old Cape Cod," just to name a few, and most of these sides are presented here for the first time in true stereo, making this package a collector's bonanza.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/21/2010
  • Label: Hit Parade
  • UPC: 730531231122
  • Catalog Number: 12311
  • Sales rank: 58,569

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Don't You Know - Della Reese (2:35)
  2. 2 Unforgettable - Dinah Washington (2:44)
  3. 3 Old Cape Cod - Patti Page (2:37)
  4. 4 Lavender Blue - Sammy Turner (2:18)
  5. 5 Always - Sammy Turner (2:07)
  6. 6 Nola - Billy Williams (2:39)
  7. 7 Heartaches By the Number - Guy Mitchell (2:42)
  8. 8 Primrose Lane - Jerry Wallace (2:28)
  9. 9 Broken-Hearted Melody - Hearted Melody (2:24)
  10. 10 Pretty Blue Eyes - Steve Lawrence (1:53)
  11. 11 Footsteps - Steve Lawrence (2:12)
  12. 12 What In the World's Come Over You - Jack Scott (2:45)
  13. 13 Midnite Special (2:04)
  14. 14 Moondreams - Buddy Holly (2:42)
  15. 15 There Must Be a Way - Joni James (2:39)
  16. 16 If I Give My Heart To You - Kitty Kallen (2:48)
  17. 17 Till There Was You - Anita Bryant (2:11)
  18. 18 I Laughed At Love - Joni James (2:38)
  19. 19 Down By the Station - The Four Preps (2:46)
  20. 20 It's Time To Cry - Paul Anka (2:26)
  21. 21 I Miss You So - Paul Anka (2:21)
  22. 22 I've Come of Age - Billy Storm (2:55)
  23. 23 The Wonder of You - Ray Peterson (2:36)
  24. 24 Guess Who - Jesse Belvin (2:55)
  25. 25 Just Come Home - Hugo & Luigi (2:33)
  26. 26 Deck of Cards - Wink Martindale (3:53)
  27. 27 Battle Hymn of the Republic - Mormon Tabernacle Choir (3:16)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Irving Berlin Composer
Paul Anka Composer
Jesse Belvin Composer
Jack Scott Composer
Norman Petty Composer
T. Texas Tyler Composer
Bill Buster Producer
Harlan Howard Composer
Meredith Willson Composer
Tom Daly Stereo Mix Producer, Sound Production
Felix Arndt Composer
Irving Gordon Composer
Marguerite Monnot Composer
JoAnne Belvin Composer
Bobby Worth Composer
Traditional Composer
Baker Knight Composer
Greg Adams Liner Notes
Rod Brown Sound Production
Pincus Composer
Mark Mathews Sound Production
Rothrock Composer
Weinstein Composer
Randazzo Composer
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