The Doo Wop Box

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/17/1994
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227146320
  • Catalog Number: 71463


Disc 1
  1. 1 It's Too Soon To Know - The Orioles (3:01)
  2. 2 Count Every Star - The Ravens (2:55)
  3. 3 The Glory Of Love - The Five Keys (3:09)
  4. 4 Gee - The Crows (2:14)
  5. 5 Crying In The Chapel - The Orioles (3:05)
  6. 6 Money Honey - The Drifters & Clyde McPhatter (2:57)
  7. 7 Golden Teardrops - The Flamingos (3:17)
  8. 8 A Sunday Kind of Love - Willie Winfield (3:01)
  9. 9 I - The Velvets (3:23)
  10. 10 Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite - The Spaniels (2:42)
  11. 11 Sh-Boom - The Chords (2:27)
  12. 12 Gloria - Jesse Powell Orchestra (2:57)
  13. 13 Hearts of Stone - The Jewels (2:39)
  14. 14 Earth Angel - The Penguins (2:56)
  15. 15 Sincerely (3:12)
  16. 16 Mary Lee - The Rainbows (2:32)
  17. 17 Close Your Eyes - The Five Keys (2:18)
  18. 18 (Will You) Come Back My Love - The Wrens (2:23)
  19. 19 Story Untold - The Nutmegs (2:21)
  20. 20 Only You (And You Alone) - The Platters (2:41)
  21. 21 Why Don't You Write Me - The Jacks (2:50)
  22. 22 When You Dance - The Turbans (2:59)
  23. 23 At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama) - The El Dorados (2:39)
  24. 24 The Great Pretender - The Platters (2:41)
  25. 25 Lily Maebelle - The Valentines (2:17)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Speedoo - Jesse Powell Orchestra (2:19)
  2. 2 Why Do Fools Fall in Love? - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:18)
  3. 3 I'll Be Home - The Flamingos (2:55)
  4. 4 Devil Or Angel - The Clovers (2:24)
  5. 5 The Church Bells May Ring - The Willows (2:25)
  6. 6 Little Girl of Mine - Jimmy Wright (3:12)
  7. 7 I Want You to Be My Girl - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:55)
  8. 8 In the Still of the Night - The Five Satins (3:04)
  9. 9 The Closer You Are - The Channels (3:05)
  10. 10 Oh, What a Night - The Dells (2:54)
  11. 11 A Thousand Miles Away - The Heartbeats (2:26)
  12. 12 Please Say You Want Me - Leroy Kirkland Orchestra (2:40)
  13. 13 Come Go With Me - The Del Vikings (2:41)
  14. 14 I'm So Happy (Tra-La-La-La-La-La) - Louie Lymon & the Teenchords (2:44)
  15. 15 Walking Along - The Solitaires (2:34)
  16. 16 Little Darlin' - The Gladiolas (2:22)
  17. 17 Don't Ask Me to Be Lonely - The Dubs (2:18)
  18. 18 Florence - The Paragons (2:44)
  19. 19 Deserie - The Charts (2:43)
  20. 20 Whispering Bells - Corinthian "Kripp" Johnson (2:27)
  21. 21 Tonite, Tonite - The Mello-Kings (2:32)
  22. 22 Long Lonely Nights - Lee Andrews & the Hearts (2:53)
  23. 23 Baby Oh Baby - The Shells (2:31)
  24. 24 Tell Me Why - The Rob Roys (2:45)
  25. 25 Buzz Buzz Buzz - Hollywood Flames (2:20)
  26. 26 Teardrops - Lee Andrews & the Hearts (2:21)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Been So Long - The Pastels (2:43)
  2. 2 Get a Job - The Silhouettes (2:48)
  3. 3 Book of Love - The Monotones (2:21)
  4. 4 Maybe - The Chantels (2:51)
  5. 5 I Wonder Why - Dion (2:19)
  6. 6 One Summer Night - The Danleers (2:13)
  7. 7 For Your Precious Love - Jerry Butler & the Impressions (2:46)
  8. 8 You Cheated - The Shields (2:29)
  9. 9 I'm So Young - The Students (2:31)
  10. 10 Every Day of the Week - The Students (2:32)
  11. 11 Little Star - The Elegants (2:44)
  12. 12 Tears on My Pillow - Little Anthony & the Imperials (2:19)
  13. 13 Trickle Trickle - The Videos (2:05)
  14. 14 Ten Commandments of Love - The Moonglows (4:02)
  15. 15 Sixteen Candles - The Crests (2:54)
  16. 16 So Fine - The Fiestas (2:23)
  17. 17 Lovers Never Say Goodbye - The Flamingos (2:55)
  18. 18 Since I Don't Have You - Lenny Martin & the Orchestra (2:43)
  19. 19 Pizza Pie - Sid Bass & Norman Fox & The Rob Roys (2:19)
  20. 20 Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home) - Leroy Holmes & His Orchestra (2:37)
  21. 21 A Teenager in Love - Dion & the Belmonts (2:37)
  22. 22 Who's That Knocking - The Genies (2:18)
  23. 23 I Only Have Eyes for You - The Flamingos (3:21)
  24. 24 Hushabye - The Mystics (2:32)
  25. 25 Rockin' In The Jungle - The Eternals (2:31)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Mope-itty Mope - The Boss-Tones (2:05)
  2. 2 Oh Rosemarie - Jesse Stone Orchestra (2:22)
  3. 3 Just to Be With You - The Passions (2:25)
  4. 4 Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop - Little Anthony & the Imperials (2:10)
  5. 5 The Wind - The Jesters (3:24)
  6. 6 Stay - Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs (1:38)
  7. 7 There's A Moon Out Tonight - The Capris (2:15)
  8. 8 Blue Moon - The Marcels (2:19)
  9. 9 Tonight I Fell in Love - Fields-Madera Orchestra (1:48)
  10. 10 Daddy's Home - Shep & the Limelites (2:54)
  11. 11 Barbara Ann - The Regents (2:16)
  12. 12 Rama Lama Ding Dong - The Edsels (2:28)
  13. 13 Tonight (Could Be the Night) - Virgil Johnson (2:07)
  14. 14 My True Story - Joe Rene & Orchestra (2:34)
  15. 15 Nag - The Halos (2:53)
  16. 16 Lookin' for My Baby - The Earls (1:59)
  17. 17 Imagination - The Quotations (2:16)
  18. 18 Coney Island Baby - The Excellents (2:12)
  19. 19 Remember Then - The Earls (2:09)
  20. 20 Never Let You Go - The Five Discs (2:19)
  21. 21 Denise - Randy & the Rainbows (1:59)
  22. 22 Unchained Melody - Vito (2:02)
  23. 23 I Do - The Marvelows (2:29)
  24. 24 Morse Code Of Love - The Capris (2:38)
  25. 25 My Juanita - Johnny Maestro & Brooklyn Bridge (3:22)
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Album Credits

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

    Posted October 1, 2010

    a necessity for any doo wop collector!!!

    this box set features the years 1948-1989 from the roots of doo wop such as the ink spots and the ravens to the doo wop revival bands, this set has great digitally remastered sound recordings and lots of them, if you don't want to spend this much money below i have some cheaper suggestions.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Nice Box Set

    This is a nice box set featuring all the famous doo wop standards. The sound is clean and the song selection coulnd've been any better.

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