History of Rock: For Lovers Only, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Collectables' History of Rock: For Lovers Only is an enjoyable, if unexceptional, four-volume set that collects some of the most romantic pop, R&B, and doo wop singles from the late '50s and early '60s. The first volume, containing 24 selections, features 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. It must be noted ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Collectables' History of Rock: For Lovers Only is an enjoyable, if unexceptional, four-volume set that collects some of the most romantic pop, R&B, and doo wop singles from the late '50s and early '60s. The first volume, containing 24 selections, features 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. It must be noted that a similarly titled set dedicated to New York's WCBS -- an oldies station -- contains the same exact songs found here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1997
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431450925
  • Catalog Number: 4509
  • Sales rank: 4,345

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Earth Angel (2:57)
  2. 2 Over the Mountains, Across the Sea - Johnnie & Joe (2:18)
  3. 3 Image of a Girl (2:31)
  4. 4 This Is My Love - The Passions (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 (3:01)
  8. 8 Tonight Tonight (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 - The Charts (2:43)
  12. 12 Oh, What a Night (2:54)
  13. 13 There's a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (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 - The Chimes (2:28)
  18. 18 One Summer Night (2:14)
  19. 19 Sincerely - The Moonglows (3:11)
  20. 20 Please Be My Love Tonight - The Charades (2:10)
  21. 21 You Were Mine - Fireflies (1:55)
  22. 22 Til - The Angels (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
The Angels Track Performer
Jerry Butler Track Performer
The Capris Track Performer
The Channels 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
Johnnie & Joe Track Performer
The Moonglows Track Performer
The Danleers Track Performer
The Safaris Track Performer
The Five Satins Track Performer
The Teen Queens Track Performer
The Classics Track Performer
Lee Andrews & the Hearts Track Performer
The Charades Track Performer
The Students Track Performer
Technical Credits
Victor Herbert Composer
Louis Prima Composer
Les Cooper Composer
Earl Lewis Composer
Rex Garvin & the Mighty Cravers Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
Brandon Aly Composer
Michael Edwards Composer
Johnny Funches Composer
Bud Green Composer
Marvin Junior Composer
Fred Parris Composer
Morgan Robinson Composer
Chavez Composer
John Cassessa Composer
Billy Myles Composer
Sol Marcus Composer
Guy Wood Composer
Anita Leonard Composer
Joe Luccisano Composer
Stan Rhodes Composer
Eddie Seiler Composer
Al Striano Composer
Barbara Belle Composer
Al Gentile Composer
Chilton Price Composer
Clarence Johnson Composer
Paul Giacalone Composer
William "Prez" Tyus Composer
Brad Honser Composer
John Bush Composer
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