The Great Hit Sounds of Johnnie Ray: Street of Memories

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Whether it was due to his partial deafness, or maybe he had somehow managed to absorb a lifetime's worth of pain and suffering into his heart, but Johnnie Ray's tear-drenched voice filled songs like 1951's "Cry" with such majestic romantic suffering that listening to them can feel at times like intrusion. This 61-track set includes "Cry" and Ray's 1956 classic redo of the Prisonaires' "Just Walkin' in the Rain" along with other hits, as well as duets with Frankie Laine and Doris Day and much more, to make a lengthy portrait of a unique vocalist who blended pop, jazz, and R&B with intense emotion and came up with his own signature pop...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Whether it was due to his partial deafness, or maybe he had somehow managed to absorb a lifetime's worth of pain and suffering into his heart, but Johnnie Ray's tear-drenched voice filled songs like 1951's "Cry" with such majestic romantic suffering that listening to them can feel at times like intrusion. This 61-track set includes "Cry" and Ray's 1956 classic redo of the Prisonaires' "Just Walkin' in the Rain" along with other hits, as well as duets with Frankie Laine and Doris Day and much more, to make a lengthy portrait of a unique vocalist who blended pop, jazz, and R&B with intense emotion and came up with his own signature pop sound.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/13/2011
  • Label: Jasmine Music
  • UPC: 604988069327
  • Catalog Number: 693
  • Sales rank: 46,752

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cry (3:05)
  2. 2 Walking My Baby Back Home (2:23)
  3. 3 I'll Never Be Free (3:07)
  4. 4 Alexander's Ragtime Band (2:28)
  5. 5 Who's Sorry Now (2:15)
  6. 6 Street of Memories (2:25)
  7. 7 No Wedding Today (2:27)
  8. 8 Candy Lips (2:05)
  9. 9 Let's Walk That A-Way (2:38)
  10. 10 Paths of Paradise (2:36)
  11. 11 Hey, There (2:55)
  12. 12 Hernando's Hideaway (2:26)
  13. 13 I Miss You So (2:58)
  14. 14 You Don't Owe Me a Thing (2:26)
  15. 15 The Touch of God's Hand - The Buddy Cole Quartet (2:44)
  16. 16 I'm Gonna Walk and Talk with My Lord - The Buddy Cole Quartet (2:18)
  17. 17 Endlessly (2:22)
  18. 18 Look Homeward Angel (2:48)
  19. 19 Yes Tonight, Josephine (2:32)
  20. 20 Tell Me (2:04)
  21. 21 Don't Leave Me Now (3:04)
  22. 22 Ain't Misbehavin' (2:38)
  23. 23 Destiny (3:21)
  24. 24 Up Until Now (2:42)
  25. 25 No Regrets (2:48)
  26. 26 In the Candlelight (2:53)
  27. 27 Flip, Flop, and Fly - Les Elgart & His Orchestra (2:17)
  28. 28 Thine Eyes Are as the Eyes of a Dove (2:41)
  29. 29 Somebody Stole My Gal (2:24)
  30. 30 Pretty-Eyed Baby (2:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Just Walking in the Rain (2:41)
  2. 2 The Little White Cloud That Cried (2:17)
  3. 3 I'll Never Fall in Love Again (2:43)
  4. 4 Build Your Love (On a Strong Foundation) (2:25)
  5. 5 The Only Girl I'll Ever Love (3:02)
  6. 6 Such a Night (2:15)
  7. 7 (Here I Am) Broken Hearted (2:52)
  8. 8 So Long (2:46)
  9. 9 Song of the Dreamer (2:26)
  10. 10 Walk Along With Kings (2:15)
  11. 11 Lonely for a Letter (2:12)
  12. 12 Papa Loves Mambo (2:21)
  13. 13 Faith Can Move Mountains (2:42)
  14. 14 Parade of Broken Hearts (2:13)
  15. 15 Good Evening, Friends (2:22)
  16. 16 Up Above My Head (2:16)
  17. 17 Tell the Lady I Said Goodbye (2:44)
  18. 18 In the Heart of a Fool (2:52)
  19. 19 Let's Forget It Now (2:36)
  20. 20 Wagon Wheels (3:09)
  21. 21 Empty Saddles (3:01)
  22. 22 Tumbling Tumbleweeds (2:29)
  23. 23 The Last Round-Up (2:22)
  24. 24 Home On the Range (2:51)
  25. 25 Bury Me Out On the Lone Prairie (2:33)
  26. 26 Springtime in the Rockies (2:40)
  27. 27 Ridin' Home (2:01)
  28. 28 Twilight On the Trail (3:17)
  29. 29 Red River Valley (2:29)
  30. 30 I'm an Old Cowhand (1:51)
  31. 31 Cool Water (2:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnnie Ray Primary Artist
Ray Conniff Choir, Chorus, Performing Ensemble
Percy Faith Performing Ensemble
Frank deVol Performing Ensemble
Archie Bleyer Choir, Chorus, Performing Ensemble
Boudleaux Bryant Choir, Chorus, Performing Ensemble
Ray Ellis Performing Ensemble
Joe Reisman Choir, Chorus, Performing Ensemble
Paul Weston Performing Ensemble
Richard Maltby Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Irving Berlin Composer
Doris Day Duet
Frankie Laine Duet
Johnnie Ray Arranger, Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Fred E. Ahlert Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Roy Turk Composer
Robert Nickora Liner Notes, Annotation
Lisbona Composer
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