The Greatest R&B Hits of 1956, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Another in Acrobat Records' continuing series documenting each year of R&B's golden era, this one covers 1956 (this is the second of two volumes), and includes such classics as Ray Charles' "Lonely Avenue," the Platters' "My Prayer," Fats Domino's "Honey Chile," and the Dells' "Oh What a Night," among others.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Another in Acrobat Records' continuing series documenting each year of R&B's golden era, this one covers 1956 (this is the second of two volumes), and includes such classics as Ray Charles' "Lonely Avenue," the Platters' "My Prayer," Fats Domino's "Honey Chile," and the Dells' "Oh What a Night," among others.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/9/2013
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046308629
  • Catalog Number: 3086
  • Sales rank: 143,828

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 My Prayer - The Platters (2:47)
  2. 2 Let the Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee (2:23)
  3. 3 It's Too Late - Chuck Willis (2:35)
  4. 4 Up On the Mountain - The Magnificents (2:48)
  5. 5 Letter From My Darling - Little Willie John (2:30)
  6. 6 Heaven On Earth - The Platters (2:34)
  7. 7 Honky Tonk, Pt. 1 - Bill Doggett (3:12)
  8. 8 Honky Tonk, Pt. 2 - Bill Doggett (2:37)
  9. 9 When My Dreamboat Comes Home - Fats Domino (2:19)
  10. 10 The Flying Saucer - Buchanan & Goodman (2:35)
  11. 11 So Long - Fats Domino (2:09)
  12. 12 Who Can Explain? - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:13)
  13. 13 I Promise To Remember - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:52)
  14. 14 In the Still of the Nite - The Five Satins (3:03)
  15. 15 Still - LaVern Baker (2:23)
  16. 16 I Can't Love You Enough - The Moonglows (2:39)
  17. 17 See Saw - The Moonglows (2:28)
  18. 18 Lipstick Powder and Paint - Big Joe Turner (2:30)
  19. 19 Don't Go No Further - Muddy Waters (2:55)
  20. 20 I Gotta Get Myself a Woman - The Drifters (2:14)
  21. 21 One Kiss Led To Another - The Coasters (2:51)
  22. 22 Rock a While - Big Joe Turner (2:02)
  23. 23 I Love You Baby - Jimmy Reed (2:44)
  24. 24 When I'm With You - The Moonglows (2:34)
  25. 25 Honey Chile - Fats Domino (1:49)
  26. 26 Too Much Monkey Business - Chuck Berry (2:56)
  27. 27 Brown Eyed Handsome Man - Chuck Berry (2:17)
  28. 28 Lonely Avenue - Ray Charles (2:33)
Disc 2
  1. 1 I Can't Quit You Baby - Otis Rush (3:06)
  2. 2 The ABCs of Love - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (1:55)
  3. 3 Ka Ding Dong - The G-Clefs (2:00)
  4. 4 You'll Never Never Know - The Platters (2:40)
  5. 5 She's Got It - Little Richard (2:26)
  6. 6 Out of Sight, Out of Mind - The Five Keys (2:16)
  7. 7 Slow Walk - Sil Austin (2:38)
  8. 8 I Feel Good - Shirley & Lee (2:18)
  9. 9 Oh What a Nite - The Dells (2:54)
  10. 10 A Thousand Miles Away - The Heartbeats (2:26)
  11. 11 Juanita - Chuck Willis (2:37)
  12. 12 Heebie Jeebies - Little Richard (2:11)
  13. 13 I Asked For Water - Howlin' Wolf (2:49)
  14. 14 Confidential - Sonny Knight (2:33)
  15. 15 It Isn't Right - The Platters (2:26)
  16. 16 Please Forgive (Keep It To Yourself) - Sonny Boy Williamson [II] (2:49)
  17. 17 Do Something For Me - Little Willie John (2:55)
  18. 18 Love is Strange - Mickey & Sylvia (2:56)
  19. 19 Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino (2:21)
  20. 20 Jim Dandy - LaVern Baker (2:12)
  21. 21 Since I Met You Baby - Ivory Joe Hunter (2:51)
  22. 22 Blue Monday - Fats Domino (2:16)
  23. 23 You Got Me Dizzy - Jimmy Reed (2:50)
  24. 24 Ain't Got No Home - Clarence "Frogman" Henry (2:21)
  25. 25 Slow Walk - Bill Doggett (2:32)
  26. 26 The Girl Can't Help It - Little Richard (2:30)
  27. 27 On My Word of Honour - The Platters (2:43)
  28. 28 Whatcha Gonna Do When Your Baby Leaves You - Chuck Willis (2:42)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Ivory Joe Hunter Composer
Tommy Johnson Composer
Jimmy Reed Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Chuck Willis Composer
Bobby Troup Composer
Sil Austin Composer
Mickey Baker Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Lincoln Chase Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Buck Ram Composer
Jimmy Castor Composer
John McDermott Composer
Richard Barrett Composer
Dorian Burton Composer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
Johnny Funches Composer
Marvin Junior Composer
Leonard Lee Composer
Morris Levy Composer
Clyde Otis Composer
Doc Pomus Composer
Sylvia Robinson Composer
Jimmy Smith Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Jesse Stone Composer
Billy Ward Composer
Tony Williams Composer
Sonny Boy Williamson [II] Composer
Paul Robi Composer
Dorinda Morgan Composer
William Miller Composer
Ewart Abner Composer
Richard Penniman Composer
Charles Sutton Composer
Richard Goodman Composer
Robert Mellin Composer
John Marascalco Composer
Abner Silver Composer
Rose Marks Composer
James Sheppard Composer
Ethel Smith Composer
Roy Alfred Composer
Robert Dallas Composer
Roquel Davis Composer
Ronnie Jordan Composer
William Buchanan Composer
Fredericke Parris Composer
Shepard Composer
Vandair Composer
Bob Fisher Liner Notes
Harry Pratt Composer
Rose McCoy Composer
Jean Miles Composer
Dogget Composer
Charles Singleton Composer
Billy Nightingale Composer
Irving Siders Composer
Katherine Harrison Composer
Antoine Domino Composer
Maybelle Jackson Composer
Nathaniel Montague Composer
Jacqueline McCoy Composer
Howard Plummer Composer
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