Street Corner Symphonies: The Complete Story of Doo Wop, Vol. 10 (1958)

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Picking up in 1958, the tenth volume of Bear Family's doo wop history Street Corner Symphonies captures the style at a peak. With rock & roll now in full swing, R&B and doo wop also flourished in the hearts of young America and you can hear plenty of love-struck songs and heartbreak here -- the gorgeous "Since I Don't Have You" by the Skyliners, the Crests' "16 Candles," Little Anthony & the Imperials' "Tears on My Pillow" -- and you can hear it reach beyond black vocal groups thanks to Dion & the Belmonts' "I Wonder Why." There are also R&B singles that aren't so strictly doo wop -- Jerry Butler & the Impressions' "For Your Precious ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Picking up in 1958, the tenth volume of Bear Family's doo wop history Street Corner Symphonies captures the style at a peak. With rock & roll now in full swing, R&B and doo wop also flourished in the hearts of young America and you can hear plenty of love-struck songs and heartbreak here -- the gorgeous "Since I Don't Have You" by the Skyliners, the Crests' "16 Candles," Little Anthony & the Imperials' "Tears on My Pillow" -- and you can hear it reach beyond black vocal groups thanks to Dion & the Belmonts' "I Wonder Why." There are also R&B singles that aren't so strictly doo wop -- Jerry Butler & the Impressions' "For Your Precious Love," James Brown's "Try Me" -- but this remains a celebration of all the sweetness and nonsense that made doo wop great.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2012
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127172884
  • Catalog Number: 2717288
  • Sales rank: 117,027

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 16 Candles - The Crests (2:50)
  2. 2 Lama Rama Ding Dong - The Edsels (2:26)
  3. 3 For Your Precious Love - Jerry Butler & the Impressions (2:44)
  4. 4 I Wonder Why - Dion & the Belmonts (2:19)
  5. 5 Tears on My Pillow - Little Anthony & the Imperials (2:18)
  6. 6 So Fine - The Fiestas (2:20)
  7. 7 One Summer Night - The Danleers (2:14)
  8. 8 Stormy Weather - The Spaniels (2:32)
  9. 9 I Love You So - The Chantels (2:18)
  10. 10 Trickle, Trickle - The Videos (2:01)
  11. 11 This Is the Nite - The Valiants (2:14)
  12. 12 Zing Went the Strings of My Heart - The Coasters (2:55)
  13. 13 Drip Drop - The Drifters (2:28)
  14. 14 Ten Commandments of Love - Harvey & the Moonglows (3:59)
  15. 15 Little Star - The Elegants (2:41)
  16. 16 Pretty Girls Everywhere - Eugene Church & The Fellows (2:54)
  17. 17 You Cheated - The Shields (2:26)
  18. 18 Western Movies - The Olympics (2:22)
  19. 19 Try Me - James Brown & His Famous Flames (2:32)
  20. 20 There's a Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (2:13)
  21. 21 Lovers Never Say Goodbye - The Flamingos (2:53)
  22. 22 No, No, No - The Chanters (2:12)
  23. 23 So Far Away - The Pastels (2:38)
  24. 24 Hearts Desire - The Avalons (2:27)
  25. 25 Down the Aisle of Love - The Quin-Tones (2:49)
  26. 26 Since I Don't Have You - The Skyliners (2:40)
  27. 27 Try the Impossible - Lee Andrews & the Hearts (3:04)
  28. 28 I'm So Young - The Students (2:31)
  29. 29 Here I Stand - Wade Flemons & the Newcomers (2:23)
  30. 30 Teardrops on Your Letter - Hank Ballard & the Midnighters (2:42)
  31. 31 Zoom Zoom Zoom - Collegians (2:28)
  32. 32 The Things I Love - The Fidelitys (2:46)
  33. 33 I Met Him on a Sunday (Ronde-Ronde) - The Shirelles (2:15)
  34. 34 Oh Gee, Oh Gosh - Kodoks (2:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmy Coe Conductor
Teacho Wiltshire Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Pancho Villa Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Johnny Otis Composer
James Brown Composer
Jerry Butler Composer
Jimmy Coe Arranger
Budd Johnson Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Wade Flemons Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Arthur Brooks Composer
Henry Glover Composer
Cliff Goldsmith Composer
Donald Hayes Composer
Carol Holmes Composer
Terry Johnson Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Billy Vera Illustrations, Photo Courtesy
Buster Williams Composer
Stan Green Orchestra Director
George Goldner Composer
Bill Dahl Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Discographical Information
Charlie Horner Illustrations, Photo Courtesy
Don Burch Composer
Eugene Church Composer
Doris Coley Composer
Luther Dixon Composer
Addie Harris Composer
Beverley Lee Composer
Daniel "Sonny" Norton Composer
Shirley Owens Composer
Vito Picone Composer
Chester Pipkin Composer
Arthur Venosa Composer
Janet Vogel Composer
R.A. Andreas Illustrations, Photo Courtesy
Brice Coefield Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
James F. Hanley Composer
Joe Luccisano Composer
Joe Rock Composer
Alfred Striano Composer
Harold Barlow Composer
James Beaumont Composer
Sylvester Bradford Composer
Alfonso Gentile Composer
Danny Webb Composer
Ricardo Weeks Composer
Paul Winley Composer
The Avalons Composer
Victor Pearlin Illustrations, Photo Courtesy
Marshall Paul Composer
Stefan Wriedt Illustrations, Photo Courtesy
Lew Harris Composer
Marcus Heumann Mastering
Phyllis Carr Composer
Ervin Di Fosco Composer
Clarence H. Bassett Jr. Composer
Kodoks Composer
William "Prez" Tyus Composer
Joseph Verscharen Composer
Walter Lester Composer
Melvin Anderson Composer
Harlan Jackson Composer
Allyson Khent Composer
Pamela Horner Illustrations, Photo Courtesy
Barry Golder Composer
Thomas Curry Composer
James Willingham Jr. Composer
Kenneth Sexton Composer
Eliot Green Composer
Sheridan Spencer Composer
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