Doo Wop Box

Doo Wop Box

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Rhino's four-disc collection The Doo Wop Box may not contain every classic doo wop single ever recorded, but it comes damn close. Featuring 100 tracks, superb sound, and amazingly detailed liner notes, the set is one of the best various-artist box sets ever assembled; although these four discs will be all the doo wop some listeners will ever need, hopefully theSee more details below


Rhino's four-disc collection The Doo Wop Box may not contain every classic doo wop single ever recorded, but it comes damn close. Featuring 100 tracks, superb sound, and amazingly detailed liner notes, the set is one of the best various-artist box sets ever assembled; although these four discs will be all the doo wop some listeners will ever need, hopefully the set will make most listeners want to investigate the genre even further.

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Disc 1

  1. It's Too Soon To Know  -  Sonny Til & the Orioles
  2. Count Every Star  -  Ravens
  3. The Glory Of Love  -  Five Keys
  4. Gee  -  Crows
  5. Crying In The Chapel  -  Sonny Til & the Orioles
  6. Money Honey  -  Drifters  - Clyde McPhatter
  7. Golden Teardrops  -  Flamingos
  8. A Sunday Kind of Love  - Willie Winfield
  9. I  -  Velvets
  10. Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite  -  Spaniels
  11. Sh-Boom  -  Chords
  12. Gloria  -  Jesse Powell Orchestra
  13. Hearts of Stone  -  Jewels
  14. Earth Angel  -  Penguins
  15. Sincerely
  16. Mary Lee  -  Rainbows
  17. Close Your Eyes  -  Five Keys
  18. (Will You) Come Back My Love  -  Wrens
  19. Story Untold  -  Nutmegs
  20. Only You (And You Alone)  -  Platters
  21. Why Don't You Write Me  -  Jacks
  22. When You Dance  -  Turbans
  23. At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama)  -  El Dorados
  24. The Great Pretender  -  Platters
  25. Lily Maebelle  -  Valentines

Disc 2

  1. Speedoo  -  Jesse Powell Orchestra
  2. Why Do Fools Fall in Love?  -  Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
  3. I'll Be Home  -  Flamingos
  4. Devil Or Angel  -  Clovers
  5. The Church Bells May Ring  -  Willows
  6. Little Girl of Mine  - Jimmy Wright
  7. I Want You to Be My Girl  -  Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
  8. In the Still of the Night  -  Five Satins
  9. The Closer You Are  -  Channels
  10. Oh, What a Night  -  Dells
  11. A Thousand Miles Away  -  Heartbeats
  12. Please Say You Want Me  -  Leroy Kirkland Orchestra
  13. Come Go With Me  -  Del Vikings
  14. I'm So Happy (Tra-La-La-La-La-La)  -  Louie Lymon & the Teenchords
  15. Walking Along  -  Solitaires
  16. Little Darlin'  -  Gladiolas
  17. Don't Ask Me to Be Lonely  -  Dubs
  18. Florence  -  Paragons
  19. Deserie  -  Charts
  20. Whispering Bells  - Corinthian "Kripp" Johnson
  21. Tonite, Tonite  -  Mello-Kings
  22. Long Lonely Nights  -  Lee Andrews & the Hearts
  23. Baby Oh Baby  -  Shells
  24. Tell Me Why  -  Rob Roys
  25. Buzz Buzz Buzz  -  Hollywood Flames
  26. Teardrops  -  Lee Andrews & the Hearts

Disc 3

  1. Been So Long  -  Pastels
  2. Get a Job  -  Silhouettes
  3. Book of Love  -  Monotones
  4. Maybe  -  Chantels
  5. I Wonder Why  -  Dion
  6. One Summer Night  -  Danleers
  7. For Your Precious Love  -  Jerry Butler & the Impressions
  8. You Cheated  -  Shields
  9. I'm So Young  -  Students
  10. Every Day of the Week  -  Students
  11. Little Star  -  Elegants
  12. Tears on My Pillow  -  Little Anthony & the Imperials
  13. Trickle Trickle  -  Videos
  14. Ten Commandments of Love  -  Moonglows
  15. Sixteen Candles  -  Crests
  16. So Fine  -  Fiestas
  17. Lovers Never Say Goodbye  -  Flamingos
  18. Since I Don't Have You  -  Lenny Martin & the Orchestra
  19. Pizza Pie  - Sid Bass  -  Norman Fox & The Rob Roys  -  Rob Roys
  20. Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)  -  Leroy Holmes & His Orchestra
  21. A Teenager in Love  -  Dion & the Belmonts
  22. Who's That Knocking  -  Genies
  23. I Only Have Eyes for You  -  Flamingos
  24. Hushabye  -  Mystics
  25. Rockin' In The Jungle  -  Eternals

Disc 4

  1. Mope-itty Mope  -  Boss-Tones
  2. Oh Rosemarie  -  Jesse Stone Orchestra
  3. Just to Be With You  -  Passions
  4. Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop  -  Little Anthony & the Imperials
  5. The Wind  -  Jesters
  6. Stay  - Maurice Williams
  7. There's A Moon Out Tonight  -  Capris
  8. Blue Moon  -  Marcels
  9. Tonight I Fell in Love  -  Fields-Madera Orchestra
  10. Daddy's Home  -  Shep & the Limelites
  11. Barbara Ann  -  Regents
  12. Rama Lama Ding Dong  -  Edsels
  13. Tonight (Could Be the Night)  - Virgil Johnson
  14. My True Story  -  Joe Rene & Orchestra
  15. Nag  -  Halos
  16. Lookin' for My Baby  -  Earls
  17. Imagination  -  Quotations
  18. Coney Island Baby  -  Excellents
  19. Remember Then  -  Earls
  20. Never Let You Go  -  Five Discs
  21. Denise  -  Randy & the Rainbows
  22. Unchained Melody  -  Vito
  23. I Do  -  Marvelows
  24. Morse Code Of Love  -  Capris
  25. My Juanita  - Johnny Maestro  -  Brooklyn Bridge

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Limeliters   Track Performer
Lee Andrews   Track Performer
Belmonts   Track Performer
Jerry Butler   Track Performer
Cadillacs   Track Performer
Capris   Track Performer
Channels   Track Performer
Chantels   Track Performer
Charts   Track Performer
Cleftones   Track Performer
Clovers   Track Performer
Crests   Track Performer
Del Vikings   Track Performer
Dells   Track Performer
Dion & the Timberlanes   Track Performer
Drifters   Track Performer
Edsels   Track Performer
Five Keys   Track Performer
Heartbeats   Track Performer
Hollywood Flames   Track Performer
Impressions   Track Performer
Jacks   Track Performer
Jesters   Track Performer
Jive Five   Track Performer
Frankie Lymon   Track Performer
Johnny Maestro   Track Performer
Marcels   Track Performer
Mello-Kings   Track Performer
Mystics   Track Performer
Nutmegs   Track Performer
Paragons   Track Performer
Penguins   Track Performer
Platters   Track Performer
Shells   Track Performer
Turbans   Track Performer
Velvets   Track Performer
Maurice Williams   Track Performer
Bill Harris   Guitar
Elegants   Track Performer
Little Anthony & the Imperials   Track Performer
Dubs   Track Performer
Harptones   Track Performer
Regents   Track Performer
Chords   Track Performer
Crows   Track Performer
Earls   Track Performer
Impalas   Track Performer
Louie Lymon   Track Performer
Salutations   Track Performer
Schoolboys   Track Performer
Skyliners   Track Performer
El Dorados   Track Performer
Spaniels   Track Performer
Tokens   Track Performer
Halos   Track Performer
Hearts   Track Performer
Moonglows   Track Performer
Danleers   Track Performer
Teenagers   Track Performer
Monotones   Track Performer
Solitaires   Track Performer
Ravens   Track Performer
Fascinators   Track Performer
Fiestas   Track Performer
Five Discs   Track Performer
Rainbows   Track Performer
Silhouettes   Track Performer
Teen Chords   Track Performer
Five Satins   Track Performer
Sid Bass   Track Performer
Brooklyn Bridge   Track Performer
Ralph Byrd   Guitar
Raoul Cita   Keyboards
Flamingos   Track Performer
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys   Track Performer
Gladiolas   Track Performer
Orioles   Track Performer
Shep & the Limelites   Track Performer
Vito   Track Performer
Willows   Track Performer
Jimmy Wright   Track Performer
Rhythm Method   Ensemble
Shep   Track Performer
Harvey & the Moonglows   Track Performer
Joe Lopes   Guitar
Excellents   Track Performer
Genies   Track Performer
Albert Hill   Bass
Jewels   Track Performer
Virgil Johnson   Track Performer
Marvelows   Track Performer
Quotations   Track Performer
Shields   Track Performer
Willie Winfield   Track Performer
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers   Track Performer
Johnny Maestro & the Brooklyn Bridge   Track Performer
Leroy Holmes & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Louie Lymon & the Teenchords   Track Performer
Bill Johnson   Guitar
Wrens   Track Performer
Passions   Track Performer
Students   Track Performer
Videos   Track Performer
Pastels   Track Performer
Rob Roys   Track Performer
Boss-Tones   Track Performer
Valentines   Track Performer
Eternals   Track Performer
Dion & the Belmonts   Track Performer
Corinthian "Kripp" Johnson   Track Performer
Jesse Powell Orchestra   Track Performer
Joe Rene & Orchestra   Track Performer
Jesse Stone Orchestra   Track Performer
Lenny Martin & the Orchestra   Track Performer
Leroy Kirkland Orchestra   Track Performer
Jerry Butler & the Impressions   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Richard Harris   Contributor
Louis Prima   Composer
Lee Andrews   Contributor
Jesse Belvin   Contributor
James Brown   Contributor
Jerry Butler   Contributor
Frankie Lymon   Contributor
Johnny Maestro   Contributor
Curtis Mayfield   Contributor
Clyde McPhatter   Contributor
Maurice Williams   Contributor
Richard Davis   Contributor
Ted Weems   Contributor
Tommy Hunt   Contributor
Earl Lewis   Contributor
Gus Backus   Contributor
J.R. Bailey   Contributor
General Johnson   Contributor
Ted Taylor   Contributor
Tony Thomas   Contributor
Jimmy Ricks   Contributor
Mel Williams   Contributor
Charles Wright   Contributor
John Berry   Contributor
Bobby Byrd   Contributor
Verne Allison   Contributor
James Archer   Contributor
Prentiss Barnes   Contributor
Richard Barrett   Composer,Contributor
Jimmy Beaumont   Contributor
Louis Bradley   Contributor
Arthur Brooks   Contributor
Richard Brooks   Contributor
Jake Carey   Contributor
Zeke Carey   Contributor
Tony Carlucci   Contributor
Earl "Speedo" Carroll   Contributor
Calvin Carter   Composer,Contributor
Cauchi   Contributor
James Clark   Contributor
Cleveland   Contributor
Angelo d'Aleo   Contributor
Warren Davis   Contributor
Walter DeVenne   Producer,Mastering
Dion DiMucci   Contributor
Chuck Fassert   Contributor
Fred Ferrara   Contributor
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys   Contributor
Harvey Fuqua   Contributor
Johnny Funches   Contributor
Larry Green   Contributor
Gerald Gregory   Contributor
Marshall Buzzy Helfand   Composer
Bob Hyde   Producer,Liner Notes
Rudy Jackson   Contributor
Claude Johnson   Contributor
Terry Johnson   Contributor
Fred Jones   Contributor
Jewell Jones   Contributor
Marvin Junior   Contributor
Jimmy Keyes   Contributor
Bobby Lester   Contributor
Andre Lilly   Contributor
George Malone   Contributor
Mitch Margo   Contributor
Phil Margo   Contributor
Joe Martin   Contributor
Melvin Mason   Contributor
Carlo Mastrangelo   Contributor
Solly McElroy   Contributor
Mickey McGill   Contributor
James McKay   Contributor
Pirkle Lee Moses   Contributor
Earl Nelson   Contributor
Nate Nelson   Contributor
Richard Nickens   Contributor
Frank Paden   Contributor
Johnny Paden   Contributor
Fred Parris   Contributor
Charles Patrick   Contributor
Robert Phillips   Contributor
Frank Reina   Contributor
Jay Siegel   Contributor
Danny Small   Contributor
Tommy Sullivan   Contributor
Zola Taylor   Contributor
Robert Thierer   Contributor
Andrew Thomas   Contributor
Charles Thomas   Contributor
Bob Trotman   Contributor
Billy Vera   Liner Notes
Stan Vincent   Composer
Dick Wagner   Contributor
Ernest Warren   Contributor
Curtis "Fitz" Williams   Contributor
Buster Wilson   Contributor
Hank Medress   Contributor
Paul Wilson   Contributor
John Bolden   Contributor
Wendell "Breeze" Calhoun   Contributor
Sherman Garnes   Contributor
Willie Johnson   Contributor
Jimmy Merchant   Contributor
Joe Negroni   Contributor
Dorsey Porter   Contributor
Paul Robi   Contributor
Herman Santiago   Contributor
Richard Travis   Composer,Contributor
Rudy West   Contributor
J.B. Willingham   Composer,Contributor
Charles Baskerville   Contributor
Sonia Goring   Contributor
Lois Harris   Contributor
Jackie Landry   Contributor
Harold Lucas   Contributor
Matthew McQuater   Contributor
Rene Minus   Contributor
Arlene Smith   Contributor
Harold Winley   Contributor
Roy Calhoun   Contributor
Opal Courtney   Contributor
Donn Fileti   Liner Notes
Geoff Gans   Artwork
Leroy King   Contributor
Bill Pinkney   Contributor
John Ryanes   Contributor
Andrew Thrasher   Contributor
Gerhart Thrasher   Contributor
Vinnie Acierno   Contributor
Randy Alston   Contributor
Ken Arcipowski   Contributor
Neil Arena   Contributor
Tony Armato   Contributor
Lew Arno   Contributor
Vito Balsamo   Contributor
Banks   Contributor
Joe Barsalona   Contributor
Tony Basile   Contributor
Clarence Bassett   Contributor
Earl Beal   Contributor
Gene Bricker   Contributor
Ronnie Bright   Contributor
Shelly Buchansky   Contributor
Tommy Bullock   Contributor
Gregory Carrol   Contributor
J.T. Carter   Contributor
Lenny Citrin   Contributor
Aaron Collins   Contributor
Clarence Collins   Contributor
Warren Corbin   Contributor
Herbie Cox   Contributor
Albee Cracolici   Contributor
Phil Cracolici   Contributor
Albert Crump   Contributor
Sal Cuomo   Contributor
Willie Davis   Contributor
Denby   Contributor
Laverne Drake   Contributor
Eddy Edgehill   Contributor
James Edwards   Contributor
Raymond Edwards   Contributor
Larry Esposito   Contributor
Carl Feaster   Contributor
Claude Feaster   Contributor
Willie Ferbee   Contributor
Bob Ferrante   Contributor
Larry Figueiredo   Contributor
Frankie Fox   Contributor
Jim Freeman   Contributor
Tommy Gaither   Contributor
George Galfo   Contributor
Albee Galione   Contributor
Jimmy Gallagher   Contributor
Renaldo Gamble   Contributor
Henry Gaston   Contributor
Gus Geter   Contributor
Sam Gooden   Contributor
Talmadge Gough   Contributor
Anthony Gourdine   Contributor
Tony Gravagna   Contributor
Harry Green   Contributor
Leroy Griffin   Contributor
Gerald Hamilton   Contributor
Larry Hampden   Contributor
Eddie Harder   Contributor
Cornelius Harp   Contributor
Roger Hayes   Contributor
Harvey Hershkowitz   Contributor
Fred Hodge   Contributor
William Horton   Contributor
Sam Ingalls   Contributor
Ripley Ingram   Contributor
Adam Jackson   Contributor
Johnny Jackson   Contributor
Don Jacobucci   Contributor
Virgil Johnson   Contributor
George Jones   Contributor
John Kuse   Contributor
Preston Lane   Contributor
David Lerchey   Contributor
Wally Lester   Contributor
Donald Lewis   Contributor
David Little   Contributor
Ramon Loper   Contributor
Tracy Lord   Contributor
James Maddox   Contributor
Harold Major   Contributor
Maithe Marshall   Contributor
Leslie Martin   Contributor
Ralph Martin   Contributor
Lloyd McCraw   Contributor
Floyd McRae   Contributor
Mike Mincelli   Contributor
Alex Miranda   Contributor
James Moschella   Contributor
Vinny Narcardo   Contributor
Daniel "Sonny" Norton   Contributor
Bobby Nurse   Contributor
Larry Palumbo   Contributor
Berman Patterson   Contributor
Vito Picone   Contributor
Maryland Pierce   Contributor
Eugene Pitt   Contributor
Matthew Platt   Contributor
Mark Prince   Contributor
Leonard Puzey   Contributor
Clarence E. Quick   Contributor
Eddie Quinn   Contributor
Lenny Renda   Contributor
Clarence Rigsby   Contributor
Glouster Rogers   Contributor
Wally Roker   Contributor
Beverly "Ruby" Ross   Composer
Dominick Safuto   Contributor
Frank Safuto   Contributor
Nick Santamaria   Contributor
Bob Scholl   Contributor
Jerry Scholl   Contributor
Vernon Seavers   Contributor
Marshall Sewell   Contributor
Alexander Sharp   Contributor
Randy Silverman   Contributor
William Solomon   Contributor
Willie Stephenson   Contributor
Frank Tardogono   Contributor
Bruce Tate   Contributor
Robert Thursby   Contributor
Dexter Tisby   Contributor
Arnie Torres   Contributor
Harold Torres   Contributor
Arthur Venosa   Contributor
Joe VerScharen   Contributor
Janet Vogel   Contributor
Earl Wade   Contributor
Bernie West   Contributor
Willie Winfield   Contributor
Ernest Wright   Contributor
Mike Zero   Contributor
Sal Zero   Contributor
David Hinckley   Liner Notes
Wayne Stierle   Liner Notes
Arthur Crier   Contributor
William Dempsey   Contributor
Bobby Mansfield   Contributor
Nat McCune   Contributor
Leroy McNeil   Contributor
Warren Suttles   Contributor
James Patrick   Contributor
Johnny Reed   Contributor
Mark Jackson   Contributor
Anita Leonard   Composer
Stan Rhodes   Composer
Charles James   Contributor
Barbara Belle   Composer
Difosco Ervin   Composer,Contributor
Roy Hammond   Contributor
Melvin Lewis   Contributor
Fred Johnson   Contributor
Tony Powers   Composer
David Ford   Contributor
Ricky Edwards   Contributor
Jerome Hanna   Contributor
Lyndon Harold   Contributor
Roosevelt Mays   Contributor
Billy Morris   Contributor
Rossilio Rocca   Contributor
Charles Sampson   Contributor
George Thorpe   Contributor
Robby Tatum   Contributor
Donald Razor   Contributor
Clifton Wright   Contributor
Eddie Morris   Contributor
Carolyn Woods   Contributor
Bill Brown   Contributor
Anthony Thomas   Composer
John Ford   Contributor
George Nelson   Contributor
James Reynolds   Contributor
Charles Brooks   Contributor
William "Prez" Tyus   Composer
Tony Middleton   Contributor

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