Sounds of the City: New York Area Doo Wop 1956-1966

Sounds of the City: New York Area Doo Wop 1956-1966


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Time Life Records

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Disc 1

  1. Sherry
  2. Little Star
  3. The Lion Sleeps Tonight
  4. Barbara-Ann
  5. Rip Van Winkle
  6. Big Girls Don't Cry
  7. He's in Town
  8. Runaround
  9. Ding Dong
  10. Fatal Charms of Love
  11. I'll Pray for You
  12. Angel Face
  13. Dear Joanne
  14. Darling Can't You Tell
  15. Tears Bring Heartaches
  16. Canadian Sunset
  17. Echo
  18. Picture in My Wallet
  19. Unchained Melody

Disc 2

  1. I Wonder Why
  2. Hushabye
  3. Denise
  4. Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)
  5. You're the Apple of My Eye
  6. Come a Little Bit Closer
  7. Tonite, Tonite
  8. Imagination
  9. A Teenager in Love
  10. Be My Girl (Please Be Mine)
  11. I Remember
  12. She Cried
  13. Runaround Sue
  14. The Girl in My Dreams
  15. Pizza Pie
  16. Wake Up
  17. Teardrops Follow Me
  18. Believe Me
  19. Donna Lee

Disc 3

  1. Rooftop Serenade
  2. Remember Then
  3. 16 Candles
  4. Tell Me Why
  5. There's a Moon out Tonight
  6. Shout! Shout! (Knock Yourself Out)
  7. Have You Heard
  8. Remember Last Summer
  9. Once in a While
  10. Baby Blue
  11. Those Oldies But Goodies (Remind Me of You)
  12. Coney Island Baby
  13. Unbelievable
  14. Please Love Me Forever
  15. Till Then
  16. Barbara
  17. You
  18. Life Is But a Dream
  19. My Own True Love
  20. Teenage Vows of Love
  21. Looking for an Echo

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Frankie Valli   Track Performer,Lead
Ray Russell   Tenor (Vocal)
Tom Austin   Track Performer
Kenny Vance   Track Performer
Jay Black   Lead
Tony Carlucci   Tenor (Vocal)
Cauchi   Tenor (Vocal)
Angelo d'Aleo   Tenor (Vocal)
Dion DiMucci   Lead
Chuck Fassert   Tenor (Vocal)
Fred Ferrara   Baritone (Vocal)
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys   Lead
Bob Gaudio   Track Performer
Frank Kuloga   Track Performer
Andre Lilly   Tenor (Vocal)
Mitch Margo   Track Performer
Phil Margo   Track Performer
Carlo Mastrangelo   Bass (Vocal),Lead
Helen Powell   Tenor (Vocal)
Frank Reina   Tenor (Vocal)
Jay Siegel   Track Performer
Hank Medress   Track Performer
Billy Dalton   Track Performer
Lenny Cocco   Lead
Pat DePrisco   Tenor (Vocal)
Pat McGuire   Bass (Vocal)
Richard Mercado   Tenor (Vocal)
Kenny Seymour   Lead
Paul Albano   Tenor (Vocal)
Antonio "Nino" Aiello   Lead
Felix Alvarez   Tenor (Vocal)
Ken Arcipowski   Bass (Vocal)
Neil Arena   Baritone (Vocal)
Lew Arno   Tenor (Vocal)
Mike Arnone   Baritone (Vocal)
Vito Balsamo   Lead
Joe Barsalona   Baritone (Vocal)
Tony Basile   Tenor (Vocal)
Tom Bialaglow   Tenor (Vocal)
Shelly Buchansky   Tenor (Vocal)
J.T. Carter   Bass (Vocal)
Larry Chance   Lead
Albee Cracolici   Track Performer
Phil Cracolici   Track Performer
Sal Cuomo   Lead
Tommy DeVito   Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
Robert del Din   Tenor (Vocal)
Tony DiBari   Tenor (Vocal)
Vinnie Drago   Bass (Vocal)
Larry Esposito   Bass (Vocal)
Bob Ferrante   Track Performer
Frankie Fox   Bass (Vocal),Baritone (Vocal)
Joe "Speedo" Frazier   Lead
George Galfo   Track Performer
Johnny Gambale   Tenor (Vocal)
Talmadge Gough   Tenor (Vocal)
Tony Gravagna   Saxophone,Vocals
Eddie Harder   Tenor (Vocal)
Harvey Hershkowitz   Baritone (Vocal)
Bob Hovorka   Track Performer
Tony Imbimbo   Baritone (Vocal)
Don Jacobucci   Bass (Vocal),Baritone (Vocal)
Hank Majewski   Bass (Vocal)
Nick Massi   Track Performer
Bob Minsky   Bass (Vocal)
James Moschella   Bass (Vocal)
Lynn Nixon   Lead
Frank Pardo   Track Performer
Joe Pardo   Track Performer
Vito Picone   Lead
Eddie Quinn   Tenor (Vocal)
Lenny Renda   Tenor (Vocal)
Frank Safuto   Tenor (Vocal)
John Salvato   Tenor (Vocal)
Ray Sanchez   Bass
Nick Santamaria   Lead
Bob Scholl   Lead
Jerry Scholl   Tenor (Vocal)
Emil Stucchio   Lead
Harold Torres   Baritone (Vocal)
Jamie Troy   Bass (Vocal)
Larry Vannata   Lead
Arthur Venosa   Tenor (Vocal)
Tony Victor   Tenor (Vocal)
Guy Villari   Tenor (Vocal)
Bob Weisbrod   Track Performer
Sandy Yaguda   Track Performer
Mike Zero   Track Performer
Sal Zero   Track Performer
Andrew Jackson & The Cyc Choir   Bass (Vocal)
Tony Maltese   Tenor (Vocal)
Artie Maren   Track Performer
Mario DeAndrade   Lead
Frank Vignari   Lead
Jeff Pearl   Tenor (Vocal)
Stan Ziska   Lead
Frank Cammarata   Tenor (Vocal),Lead
Frank DiGilio   Track Performer
Bob Malara   Tenor (Vocal)
John "Buddy" Trancynger   Bass (Vocal),Baritone (Vocal)
Nick Zagami   Track Performer
Tommy Duffy   Track Performer
Gene McCarthy   Track Performer
Donnie Milo   Tenor (Vocal)
Horace Brooks   Tenor (Vocal)
Jack Wray   Bass (Vocal)
Cathy Jean Giordano   Lead
Joe Favale   Lead
Phil Sanchez   Falsetto
Bobby Baber   Bass (Vocal)
Dario Bianchini   Track Performer
Harry Boyle   Track Performer
Jack Carlson   Tenor (Vocal)
John Cassese   Bass (Vocal)
John Cipriani   Track Performer
Dom Collura   Tenor (Vocal)
Allie Contrera   Bass
Marty Coopersmith   Track Performer
Crisey   Track Performer
Larry Cusamano   Baritone (Vocal)
Mike "Taylor" Demartino   Lead
Ronnie Derin   Baritone (Vocal)
Joe DiBeneditto   Lead
Chuck Epstein   Bass (Vocal)
Bobby Failla   Tenor (Vocal)
Bobby Falcone   Track Performer
Henry Ferro   Baritone (Vocal)
Joe Gugliotta   Bass (Vocal)
Marshall Helfand   Bass (Vocal)
Norman Isaacoff   Bass (Vocal)
Howie Jirschenbaum   Track Performer
Fred Kalkstein   Track Performer
Larry Kassman   Lead
John Kuse & the Excellents   Lead

Technical Credits

Alex North   Composer
Stan Vincent   Composer
Hy Zaret   Composer
Billy Myles   Composer
Beverly "Ruby" Ross   Composer
Nancy Stahl   Cover Illustration
Ed Engel   Liner Notes,Photo Courtesy
Tony Powers   Composer
Mike Jason   Executive Producer
Olivia Kim   Editorial Research

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