Vocal Groups: Classic Doo Wop

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  • Release Date: 8/29/2006
  • Label: Jsp Records
  • UPC: 788065777524
  • Catalog Number: 7775
  • Sales rank: 207,621


Disc 1
  1. 1 Nagasaki - The Three Keys (2:52)
  2. 2 Sweet Georgia Brown - The Mills Brothers (2:31)
  3. 3 Sweet and Slow - The Mills Brothers (2:22)
  4. 4 Swing Is the Thing - The Mills Brothers (2:25)
  5. 5 My Walking Stick - The Mills Brothers (2:40)
  6. 6 I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water - The Cats & the Fiddle (2:47)
  7. 7 If I Didn't Care - The Ink Spots (3:03)
  8. 8 Knock-Kneed Sal (On the Mourner's Bench) - The Ink Spots (3:00)
  9. 9 Whispering Grass - The Ink Spots (2:41)
  10. 10 Hey, Doc! - The Ink Spots (2:21)
  11. 11 That's the Rhythm - Three Sharps And A Flat (2:38)
  12. 12 I Like Pie, I Like Cake - Four Clefs (2:51)
  13. 13 Milk Shake Stand - Three Barons (2:54)
  14. 14 I've Learned a Lesson I'll Never Forget - Red Caps (3:05)
  15. 15 The Blues Can Jump - Four Blues (3:02)
  16. 16 (I Wonder) Where Is My Love - The Four Tunes (3:10)
  17. 17 Hoe Cake, Hominy and Sassafras Tea - Four Vagabonds (2:38)
  18. 18 Ooh Looka There Ain't She Pretty - The Charioteers (2:33)
  19. 19 Wig Blues - Melody Masters (3:10)
  20. 20 Write Me a Letter - The Ravens (2:53)
  21. 21 Around About Midnite - The Robins (2:45)
  22. 22 Ever Lovin' Slick - The Whispers (3:10)
  23. 23 It's Too Soon to Know - The Orioles (2:59)
  24. 24 Five O'Clock Blues - Striders (2:41)
  25. 25 Jumping Jack - The Three Riffs (2:27)
  26. 26 Rival Blues - Rivals (2:25)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Too Much of a Little Bit - The "5" Royales (2:29)
  2. 2 What's the Matter with You - The Cabineers (2:39)
  3. 3 Lemon Squeezing Daddy - The Sultans (2:28)
  4. 4 Please Don't Leave Me - The Cardinals (2:42)
  5. 5 My Baby's Gone - The Ray-O-Vacs (2:16)
  6. 6 How Could You - The Mello-Moods (3:03)
  7. 7 One More Time - The Mel-O-Dots (2:44)
  8. 8 Will You Be Mine - The Swallows (2:55)
  9. 9 Sixty Minute Man - Billy Ward & the Dominoes (2:28)
  10. 10 Make Me Thrill Again - Marylanders (3:12)
  11. 11 Mary Jo - The Four Blazes (2:36)
  12. 12 Ting-A-Ling - The Clovers (3:05)
  13. 13 Stormy Weather - The Five Sharps (2:37)
  14. 14 Eyesight to the Blind - The Larks (2:53)
  15. 15 The Glory of Love - The Five Keys (3:09)
  16. 16 Lonesome Baby - The Hornets (2:27)
  17. 17 Good Googa Mooga - The Magic-Tones (2:22)
  18. 18 Just Walking in the Rain - The Prisonaires (2:41)
  19. 19 I Wasn't Thinkin', I Was Drinkin' - The Checkers (2:41)
  20. 20 Money Honey - Clyde McPhatter (2:59)
  21. 21 Gee - The Crows (2:13)
  22. 22 I Found Out - The Du Droppers (2:20)
  23. 23 A Sunday Kind of Love - The Harptones (3:09)
  24. 24 Get with It - The Flamingos (2:44)
  25. 25 Baby Please - The Moonglows (2:54)
  26. 26 I-Yi - The Hawks (2:39)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Be Bop Wino - The Lamplighters (2:27)
  2. 2 Feel So Good - The Five Thrills (2:33)
  3. 3 Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite - The Spaniels (2:43)
  4. 4 Fine as Wine - The Crickets (2:39)
  5. 5 Tell Me - The Five C's (2:48)
  6. 6 Big Leg Mama - The Rockets (2:34)
  7. 7 Don't Let Go (Hold Me, Hold Me, Hold Me) - The Cookies (2:33)
  8. 8 Is It a Dream - The Vocaleers (3:06)
  9. 9 Work with Me Annie - The Royals (2:46)
  10. 10 Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream) - The Chords (2:26)
  11. 11 Hearts of Stone - The Charms (2:31)
  12. 12 Baby Let Me Bang Your Box - The Toppers (2:47)
  13. 13 The Stars Are out Tonight - The Teardrops (3:12)
  14. 14 Rice, Red Beans and Turnip Greens - Little Richard & The Tempo Toppers (2:33)
  15. 15 Gloria - The Cadillacs (2:55)
  16. 16 Riot in Cell Block No. 9 - The Robins (3:02)
  17. 17 Oop Shoop - Shirley Gunter & The Queens (2:11)
  18. 18 Grief by Day, Grief by Night (2:22)
  19. 19 What Do You Do - The Topps (3:04)
  20. 20 Mary Lee - The Rainbows (2:29)
  21. 21 Love Me Girl - The Flairs (3:05)
  22. 22 Trying to Get to You - The Eagles (2:38)
  23. 23 Buick '59 - The Medallions (2:36)
  24. 24 Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) - The Penguins (2:58)
  25. 25 Newly Wed - The Orchids (3:01)
  26. 26 Your Cash Ain't Nothin' at Trash - The Clovers (3:20)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Robins (2:47)
  2. 2 You Didn't Learn It at Home - The "5" Royales (2:13)
  3. 3 Witchcraft - The Spiders (2:37)
  4. 4 Chop Chop Boom - The Danderliers (2:15)
  5. 5 Rollin' Stone - The Marigolds (2:54)
  6. 6 No No Cherry - The Turbans (2:36)
  7. 7 My Angel - The Miracles (2:01)
  8. 8 I'm Leavin' (Clickity Clack) - Hollywood Flames (2:54)
  9. 9 The Door Is Still Open - The Cardinals (2:58)
  10. 10 That's Your Mistake - Otis Williams New Group (2:09)
  11. 11 Baby Let's Play House - The Thunderbirds (2:06)
  12. 12 Be Bop Baby - Peacheroos (2:50)
  13. 13 And I Need You - Pyramids (2:49)
  14. 14 Hug a Little, Kiss a Little - The Lamplighters (2:33)
  15. 15 I Need You So - Grady & The Suedes Chapman (2:19)
  16. 16 When You Dance - The Turbans (2:57)
  17. 17 At My Front Door - The El Dorados (2:36)
  18. 18 Lonely Nights - The Hearts (2:40)
  19. 19 Red Hots and Chili Mac - The Moroccos (2:35)
  20. 20 Bye Bye - Dreamers (2:19)
  21. 21 A Story Untold - The Nutmegs (2:20)
  22. 22 Don't Play No Mambo - The Charioteers (2:49)
  23. 23 Peace and Contentment - The Clicks (3:00)
  24. 24 Nobody Knows - Kansas City Tomcats (2:25)
  25. 25 Tears of Love - The Quailtones (2:22)
  26. 26 The Great Pretender - The Platters (2:39)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnny Otis Drums
Hank Ballard Vocals
Vernon Green Vocals
Clyde McPhatter Tenor (Vocal)
Bobby Nunn Bass
Arnett Cobb Tenor Saxophone
Tiny Grimes Guitar, Vocals
Eddie Harris Tenor (Vocal)
Red Holloway Tenor Saxophone
Barney Kessel Guitar
Norman Simmons Piano
Tuts Washington Piano
Ben Webster Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Chamblee Bass, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Tenor Saxophone
Norman Brown Guitar
Billy Williams Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Otis Williams Vocals
Mickey Baker Guitar
Richard Berry Bass, Vocals
Steve Gibson Guitar, Vocals
Thurston Harris Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Gloria Jones Vocals
Joe Lamont Baritone
Herb Reed Bass
Jimmy Ricks Bass
Sam "The Man" Taylor Tenor Saxophone
Sonny Thompson Piano
Bernard Addison Guitar
Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson Vocals
Louis Armstrong Trumpet, Vocals
Abie Baker Bass
Chuck Barksdale Bass, Vocals
Prentiss Barnes Bass
Lefty Bates Guitar
Gil Bernal Tenor Saxophone
Howard Biggs Piano
Louis Bradley Tenor (Vocal)
Johnny Bragg Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Ted Brinson Bass
Melvin Butler Tenor (Vocal)
James Cannady Guitar
Chuck Carbo Vocals
Jake Carey Bass
Zeke Carey Tenor (Vocal)
Earl "Speedo" Carroll Vocals
Grady Chapman Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Clifford Davis Tenor Saxophone
Mario Delagarde Bass
Al Duncan Drums
McKinley Easton Baritone Saxophone
Frank Fields Bass
Clarence Ford Baritone Saxophone
Vernel Fournier Drums
Panama Francis Drums
Edward Frank Piano
Harvey Fuqua Vocals
Joe Gaines Tenor (Vocal)
Carl Gardner Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Rex Garvin Vocals
Cliff Givens Bass
Johnny Green Guitar, Vocals
Gerald Gregory Bass
Cornell Gunter Vocals
Rene Hall Guitar
Ralph Hamilton Bass
Leroy Henderson Vocals
Margie Hendrix Vocals
James Hudson Vocals
Ed Jackson Vocals
Rodney Jackson Bass
Obie Jessie Vocals
Donald Johnson Vocals, Baritone
Jewell Jones Tenor (Vocal)
Jimmy Keyes Tenor (Vocal)
Pete "Guitar" Lewis Guitar
Clarence Mack Bass
Alan Martin Vocals
Ernest McLean Guitar
Donald Mills Vocals
Harry Mills Vocals
Herbert Mills Vocals
Jimmy Moore Vocals
Pirkle Lee Moses Jr. Vocals
Gene Mumford Tenor (Vocal)
Matthew Nelson Bass
Nate Nelson Tenor (Vocal)
Richard Nickens Bass
Earl Palmer Drums
Richard Parker Vocals
Robert Phillips Vocals
Sonny Sanders Vocals
Mike Stoller Piano
Jesse Stone Piano
Edwin Swanston Piano
Zola Taylor Vocals
Ty Terrell Tenor (Vocal)
Ed Thurman Tenor (Vocal)
Ernest Warren Tenor (Vocal)
James Waters Jr. Baritone
Viola Watkins Piano
Harold "Doc" West Drums
Al Williams Vocals
Ira Williams Vocals, Baritone
Tommy Williams Vocals
Tony Williams Vocals
Quinn Wilson Bass
Eddie Rich Vocals
Marcell Sanders Bass
William Stewart Guitar, Baritone
Paul Wilson Baritone
Danny Joe Crump Piano
Doles Dickens Bass, Vocals
John Drue Tenor (Vocal)
Tom Fox Vocals
William "Shorty" Hill Guitar, Vocals
Rudy West Tenor (Vocal)
Bill Westbrook Tenor (Vocal)
Sonny Til Tenor (Vocal)
Harold Lucas Baritone
Matthew McQuater Tenor (Vocal)
Pico Payne Tenor (Vocal)
Joe Seneca Vocals
Charlie White Tenor (Vocal)
Harold Winley Bass
Earl-Jean Vocals
John Berry Jr. Vocals
Obadiah "Scoop" Carter Vocals
Opal Courtney Baritone
Edison Gore Drums
Otto "Jeff" Jeffries Vocals
James Martin Vocals
David McNeil Bass
Gus Miller Bass
Robert O'Neil Tenor (Vocal)
Lowman Pauling Guitar, Vocals
Joe Springer Piano, Vocals
Norval Taborn Baritone
Andrew Thrasher Baritone
Gerhart Thrasher Tenor (Vocal)
James Van Loan Tenor (Vocal)
Harry Van Walls Piano
Al Banks Vocals
Raymond Barnes Tenor (Vocal)
Clarence Bassett Tenor (Vocal)
Henry Booth Tenor (Vocal)
Rolland Bradley Vocals
Romaine Brown Piano, Vocals
Randolph Bryant Baritone
Alden Bunn Guitar, Vocals
Robert Byrd Vocals
Papa Clark Vocals
Eddie Daye Bass
Herman "Junior" Denby Bass, Tenor (Vocal)
Curley Dinkins Vocals
Laverne Drake Vocals
Cleveland "Cleve" Duncan Vocals
Billy Emery Vocals
Carl Feaster Vocals
Claude Feaster Baritone
Willie Ferbee Bass
Ira Foley Bass
Charlie Fuqua Guitar, Vocals
Tommy Gaither Guitar
William (Dicey) Galloway Baritone
Gerald Hamilton Bass
Ripley Ingram Tenor (Vocal)
Orville "Hoppy" Jones Bass, Vocals
Bill Kenny Vocals
James Maddox Baritone
Harold Major Tenor (Vocal)
Maithe Marshall Tenor (Vocal)
Floyd McRae Tenor (Vocal)
Daniel "Sonny" Norton Tenor (Vocal)
Danny Owens Tenor (Vocal)
Joe Penn Vocals
Richard Penniman Piano, Vocals
Joyce Peterson Vocals
Maryland Pierce Tenor (Vocal)
Matthew Platt Tenor (Vocal)
Leonard Puzey Tenor (Vocal)
Willie Ray Rockwell Vocals
Thermon Ruth Baritone
Alexander Sharp Tenor (Vocal)
Dickie Smith Baritone
Jimmy Springs Vocals
Charles Sutton Baritone
Johnny Tanner Vocals
Bruce Tate Baritone
Dexter Tisby Tenor (Vocal)
James Coco Tyson Vocals
Bernie West Bass
Willie Winfield Tenor (Vocal)
Sonny Woods Bass
Leonard Carbo Vocals
Jimmy Swan Vocals
Harold "Money" Johnson Guitar, Tenor (Vocal)
Chuck Norris Guitar
Floyd McDaniel Guitar, Vocals
Raymond Taylor Guitar
William Dempsey Tenor (Vocal)
Julius Caleb Ginyard Tenor (Vocal)
Bob Kornegay Bass
Joe Maxon Vocals
Leroy McNeil Vocals
Bob Pease Bass, Vocals
Florence Pleasant Piano
Val Poliuto Vocals
George "Bon Bon" Tunnell Piano, Vocals
Nooruddin Zafar Drums
Bill Davis Baritone
Warren Suttles Baritone
Johnny Reed Bass
Irving Charles Guitar
Mark Jackson Guitar, Tenor (Vocal)
Norris Mack Bass, Piano
Mickey Owens Bass
Vernon Britton Vocals
Walter Adams Guitar
Henry Austin Vocals
Allene Matthews Vocals
Richard Thomas Bass
Walter Spriggs Vocals
Pat William Best Baritone
Joe Duncan Vocals
Alfred Frazier Vocals, Baritone
Albert Evans Vocals
Austin Powell Guitar, Vocals
Barry Lee Gilmore Vocals
David Lynch Tenor (Vocal)
Billy Wilson Vocals
Melvin Chapman Bass
Willie Chapman Drums, Vocals
Robert C. Williams Tenor (Vocal)
Shirley Gunter Vocals
Charles Middleton Vocals
Leonard Bibbs Bass
Howard Doug Daniel Bass, Vocals
John H.R. Mills Guitar, Vocals
James Williams Baritone
David Ford Vocals
Bobbie Brooks Vocals
Leon Carter Baritone
Eric Miller Guitar, Vocals
Billy Richards Baritone
Bobby Baylor Baritone, Tenor (Vocal)
Lamar Cooper Bass
Slim Furness Guitar, Vocals
Frank "Jake" Hardy Bass
Francis Henry Baritone
Oliver Howard Vocals
Earl Hurley Tenor (Vocal)
Edward Jackson Tenor (Vocal)
Frederick Johnson Guitar, Baritone
James Long Tenor (Vocal)
Ronald "Poosie" Miles Tenor (Vocal)
Earl Plummer Tenor (Vocal)
Arthur Porter Guitar
Ernie Price Vocals, tiple
Harvey Ray Baritone
Willie Ray Tenor (Vocal)
Eugene Stapleton Tenor (Vocal)
Rollie Willis Vocals
Joyce James Vocals
James "Sally" Nolan Baritone
Henry "Shorty" Womble Tenor (Vocal)
Leon Hardy Bass, Vocals
Bernard Dixon Tenor (Vocal)
Walter Stephenson Baritone
Ronald Cuffey Vocals
Bass Robinson Bass, Vocals
Patrick Ross Vocals
Johnny Lee Moore Tenor (Vocal)
Donald Peak Vocals
Lucky Enois Guitar, Vocals
Gennelle Hawkins Tenor (Vocal)
Hal Hebb Vocals
Lester Harris Drums, Vocals
Horace Palm Piano
Albert Veal Tenor (Vocal)
Ben Iverson Baritone
Meredith Brothers Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Sam Aydelotte Guitar, Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
James Marshall Piano, Vocals
Johnny Carter Tenor (Vocal)
Grover Barlow Vocals
Annette Williams Vocals
Fanita Barrett Vocals
Tom Duckett Piano
Tommy Braden Bass, Vocals
Paul Gusman Drums
Thurman "Red" Cooper Drums, Tenor (Vocal)
Josephine Reed Tenor (Vocal)
Andrew Goodwin Vocals
Lionel Cobbs Vocals
Joe Dandy Vocals
Kenneth Perdue Vocals
Lonnie Carter Vocals
Charles Fitzpatrick Vocals
Howard Green Vocals
Leroy Griffin Vocals
Ray Jr. Grant Guitar, Vocals
Bill Brown Jr. Bass
George Nelson Baritone
Matthew West Vocals
Herman Dunham Tenor (Vocal)
Ivory Watson Vocals
Roy Richards Tenor (Vocal)
Billy E. Brown Bass
Rick Edwards Bass
Bobby Joe Lester Tenor (Vocal)
Lee Allen Orchestra Tenor Saxophone
Drifting Johnny Smith Baritone
Henry Abrams Bass
Buster Banks Vocals
Arthur Bassett Tenor (Vocal)
Jimmy Bethea Bass
Count Cablo Baritone
Melvin Carr Vocals
Sonny Chaney Vocals
Alfonso Feemster Tenor (Vocal)
Sam Fickling Vocals
Maggie Furman Alto
Jim Gordon Bass
James Griffen Vocals
Jerry Halfhide Vocals
Andrew "Chet" Jones Bass
David Jones Baritone
Doretta Jones Vocals
Leoporte "Chink" Kinney Tenor Saxophone
Lula Bee Kinney Soprano
Ty Terrell Leonard Tenor (Vocal)
David Martni Tenor (Vocal)
Jackson "Flap" McQueen Bass
John "Buddy" Morris Baritone
Clarence Moten Bass
Ira Mumford Bass
Jimmie Nabbie Tenor (Vocal)
Robert C. Nesbary Piano, Tenor (Vocal)
Curtis Nevils Vocals
Monteith "Monty" Owens Guitar, Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Paige Tenor (Vocal)
Edward Parton Vocals
Oscar Robinson Baritone
Paul Roby Baritone
James Sherman Piano
Charles Strider Vocals
Gene Strider Vocals
Jim Strider Vocals
Lula Mae Suggs Harmony
Mildred Taylor Drums
Willie Thrower Bass
Carlos Tollerver Vocals
Chandler Tribble Tenor (Vocal)
Alexander Walter Tenor (Vocal)
Gilbert Warren Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Fred Washington Vocals
Obie Washington Tenor (Vocal)
Booker T. Weeks Tenor (Vocal)
Earl "Ricky" Wells Vocals
Charlie Williams Baritone
Curtis Williams Bass, Piano
Fred Williams Vocals
Matthew Williams Vocals
Ray "Buddy" Wotten Vocals
Buford Wright Bass
Doc West Vocals
Arthur "Boxy" Williams Tenor (Vocal)
Matthew McKinney Bass (Vocal)
Joe Jones Guitar
John "Buddy" Bailey Vocals
Henry Jones Vocals
William Walker Baritone
James Campbell Tenor (Vocal)
Technical Credits
Irving Berlin Composer
Louis Prima Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Buck Ram Composer
Ben Bernie Composer
Rube Bloom Composer
Johnny Bragg Composer
Al Dubin Composer
Buddy Killen Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Eddie Miller Composer
Lois Roisman Composer
Charlie Singleton Composer
Neil Slaven Liner Notes
Mike Stoller Composer
Rudy Toombs Composer
Billy Ward Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Sonny Boy Williamson [II] Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Maceo Pinkard Composer
Kenneth Casey Composer
Anita Leonard Composer
Rose Marks Composer
Stan Rhodes Composer
Robert Riley Composer
Blondie Taylor Composer
Barbara Belle Composer
Deborah Chessler Composer
Joe Duncan Composer
Shirley Gunter Composer
Peacheroos Composer
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