WCBS FM 101.1 25th Anniversary, Vol. 1: The 50's - Silver Anniversary Edition

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
WCBS FM 101.1 25th Anniversary Edition, Vol. 1: The 50s collects 24 classic rock & roll tracks that are perennial favorites on the New York radio station, including Danny & the Juniors "At the Hop," Paul Anka's "Diana," Santo & Johnny's "Sleepwalk," the Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love," Ritchie Valens "La Bamba," Johnny Mathis' "Chances Are" and Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode." It's a solid but unexceptional oldies collection that should please casual fans; more dedicated collectors will find its predictable song selection a little frustrating and the disc a little unnecessary.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
WCBS FM 101.1 25th Anniversary Edition, Vol. 1: The 50s collects 24 classic rock & roll tracks that are perennial favorites on the New York radio station, including Danny & the Juniors "At the Hop," Paul Anka's "Diana," Santo & Johnny's "Sleepwalk," the Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love," Ritchie Valens "La Bamba," Johnny Mathis' "Chances Are" and Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode." It's a solid but unexceptional oldies collection that should please casual fans; more dedicated collectors will find its predictable song selection a little frustrating and the disc a little unnecessary.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/14/1997
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431251423
  • Catalog Number: 2514
  • Sales rank: 84,103

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jailhouse Rock (2:24)
  2. 2 Peggy Sue (2:28)
  3. 3 Since I Don't Have You (2:37)
  4. 4 At the Hop (2:20)
  5. 5 Blueberry Hill (2:17)
  6. 6 Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home) (2:29)
  7. 7 Tell Me Why (2:42)
  8. 8 It's Only Make Believe (2:11)
  9. 9 For Your Love (2:48)
  10. 10 Heartbreak Hotel (2:07)
  11. 11 Sea of Love - Phil Phillips (2:19)
  12. 12 Chances Are (2:59)
  13. 13 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2:35)
  14. 14 Hound Dog (2:12)
  15. 15 This I Swear (2:38)
  16. 16 It's All in the Game (2:34)
  17. 17 Chantilly Lace (2:18)
  18. 18 Johnny B. Goode (2:34)
  19. 19 Pledging My Love - Johnny Ace (2:24)
  20. 20 La Bamba (2:02)
  21. 21 Shout, Pts. 1-2 (4:37)
  22. 22 Sleepwalk (2:20)
  23. 23 Love Potion No. 9 (1:49)
  24. 24 Chapel Bells (2:22)
  25. 25 Bye Bye Love (2:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Conway Twitty Track Performer
Johnny Mathis Track Performer
Johnny Ace Track Performer
Chuck Berry Track Performer
The Big Bopper Track Performer
The Clovers Track Performer
The Everly Brothers Track Performer
Buddy Holly Track Performer
The Isley Brothers Track Performer
The Platters Track Performer
Elvis Presley Track Performer
Danny & the Juniors Track Performer
The Impalas Track Performer
The Skyliners Track Performer
Tommy Edwards Track Performer
Santo & Johnny Track Performer
The Fascinators Track Performer
Fats Domino Track Performer
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys Track Performer
Phil Phillips Track Performer
Ed Townsend Track Performer
Ritchie Valens Track Performer
Ray Conniff & His Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Elvis Presley Composer
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Calvin Carter Composer
Marshall Buzzy Helfand Composer
Mae Boren Axton Composer
Tommy Durden Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Best of the Oldies

    This is by far the best of the original songs by the original artists. I would highly recommend this CD for anyone wanting to hear the original sounds. I play it all the time.

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