Memories of Times Square Record Shop, Vol. 4

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
If you've ever wondered why certain doo-wop records go for exorbitant prices nowadays, it can all be traced back to a small record shop on Times Square that advertised on a local New York radio show. This is part of a five-volume series bringing together some of those wonderful rarities that exchanged hands with ravenous collectors back then, and if you're looking for radio-friendly '50s hits in this package, you came to the wrong address. But if the real thing is what you're after, off-the-beaten-track favorites like "God Only Knows" by the Capris and "Zoom Zoom Zoom" by the Collegians will fill the bill nicely. Great notes by Jerry Greene put the story squarely in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
If you've ever wondered why certain doo-wop records go for exorbitant prices nowadays, it can all be traced back to a small record shop on Times Square that advertised on a local New York radio show. This is part of a five-volume series bringing together some of those wonderful rarities that exchanged hands with ravenous collectors back then, and if you're looking for radio-friendly '50s hits in this package, you came to the wrong address. But if the real thing is what you're after, off-the-beaten-track favorites like "God Only Knows" by the Capris and "Zoom Zoom Zoom" by the Collegians will fill the bill nicely. Great notes by Jerry Greene put the story squarely in perspective, making this one of the nicest sets in the Collectables catalog.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/12/1993
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431517529
  • Catalog Number: 5175
  • Sales rank: 315,514

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Zoom Zoom Zoom - Collegians (2:32)
  2. 2 Love Call - The Ebonaires (2:27)
  3. 3 Teenager's Life - Visions (2:08)
  4. 4 My Diane - The Charts (2:32)
  5. 5 Come Dance With Me (2:13)
  6. 6 Dear Lord - Continentals (2:49)
  7. 7 God Only Knows - The Capris (3:20)
  8. 8 Twilight - The Paragons (2:50)
  9. 9 Comin' Home (2:35)
  10. 10 Secret Love - The Moonglows (2:55)
  11. 11 Bye Bye Baby - The Channels (2:30)
  12. 12 Try the Impossible - Lee Andrews & the Hearts (3:05)
  13. 13 I'm Not Too Young to Fall in Love - Louie Lymon & the Teenchords (2:07)
  14. 14 My Heart's Desire (2:26)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Nutmegs Track Performer
The Tokens Track Performer
The Moonglows Track Performer
Louie Lymon & the Teenchords Track Performer
The Avalons Track Performer
Technical Credits
Willie Nile Composer
The Paragons Composer
Brian Wilson Composer
Earl Lewis Composer
Wynton Marsalis Composer
Michael Mason Composer
Jule Styne Composer
Bobby Robinson Composer
Paul Winley Composer
C. Lewis Composer
Ruben Wright Composer
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