Manhattan Doo Wop, Vol. 1

Manhattan Doo Wop, Vol. 1

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Collectables' series of doo wop compilations dedicates a CD each to a specific region, from Philadelphia to New Haven to California, but the most fruitful search for quality doo wop was directed toward New York City, and the label dutifully loaded up two volumes of Manhattan doo wop -- in addition to discs dedicated to the Bronx and Brooklyn -- for inclusion in the

Overview

Collectables' series of doo wop compilations dedicates a CD each to a specific region, from Philadelphia to New Haven to California, but the most fruitful search for quality doo wop was directed toward New York City, and the label dutifully loaded up two volumes of Manhattan doo wop -- in addition to discs dedicated to the Bronx and Brooklyn -- for inclusion in the series. Beginning with the Harptones' stunning opening track on Manhattan Doo Wop, Vol. 1, it is clear that street-corner territory was something a vocal group had to earn in the Big Apple. Impressive singing fills the disc all the way to its conclusion, through 25 tracks in total, and another 25 tracks are featured on its sequel, Manhattan Doo Wop, Vol. 2, which is sure to make collectors of doo wop squeal with joy. The obvious time Collectibles put into compiling and mastering this series should attract listeners seeking to enjoy obscure groups whose recordings have only now broken into national availability.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/22/2004
Label:
Collectables
UPC:
0090431756621
catalogNumber:
7566
Rank:
154943

Tracks

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Louis Prima   Composer
Cooper   Composer
Jordan   Composer
Hy Weiss   Composer
Claude Smith   Composer
David Clowney   Composer
Adam Jackson   Composer
Ed Engel   Liner Notes
Bobby Robinson   Composer
Anita Leonard   Composer
Stan Rhodes   Composer
Winston Willis   Composer
Jerry Winston   Composer
Barbara Belle   Composer
Joe Duncan   Composer
Paul Winley   Composer
Charles Sampson   Composer
George Thorpe   Composer
Donald Razor   Composer
Clarence Johnson   Composer
Paul Giacalone   Composer

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