Choice Voices! Pop Vocal Group Gems of the 50's

Choice Voices! Pop Vocal Group Gems of the 50's

CD

Overview

Choice Voices! is a cross-licensed two-CD anthology of '50s hits (but not necessarily the biggest ones) by various vocal groups, and serves as both an excellent overview of the genre and a useful hit package for collectors since several of these tracks are scarce on CD. The 44 recordings cover a wide variety of styles, from relative old-timers such as the Mills Brothers to youth-oriented acts like the Play-Mates. The collection crosses over into folk and country territory with selections by the Weavers, the Kingston Trio, and the Browns, and tosses in a handful of pop-oriented tracks by R&B groups as well. Anyone who is interested in the great vocal groups and the many stripes of pop music they created in the '50s will find immense entertainment value in Choice Voices!

Product Details

Release Date: 02/08/2000
Label: Collector's Choice
UPC: 0617742009927
catalogNumber: 99

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kingston Trio   Track Performer
Weavers   Track Performer
Ames Brothers   Track Performer
Four Lads   Track Performer
Four Preps   Track Performer
Mills Brothers   Track Performer
Fleetwoods   Track Performer
Platters   Track Performer
Chordettes   Track Performer
McGuire Sisters   Track Performer
Four Tunes   Track Performer
Vince Martin   Track Performer
Skyliners   Track Performer
Gaylords   Track Performer
Hilltoppers   Track Performer
John Entwistle   Track Performer
Four Coins   Track Performer
Tarriers   Track Performer
Dream Weavers   Track Performer
Four Knights   Track Performer
Rover Boys   Track Performer
Sunnysiders   Track Performer
Three Chuckles   Track Performer
Billy Ward & the Dominoes   Track Performer
Fontane Sisters   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Lead Belly   Composer
Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Billy Vaughn   Composer
Tom Glazer   Composer
Buck Ram   Composer
Alan Dunn   Composer
Dave Guard   Composer
John A. Lomax   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Nevins   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Joe Sherman   Composer
Harry Beasley Smith   Composer
Randy Wood   Composer
Peter Grendysa   Essay
Wade Buff   Composer
Artie Dunn   Composer
Charlie Phillips   Composer
Marty Wekser   Annotation
George Forrest   Composer
Paul Lincke   Composer
Lilla C Robinson   Composer
Noel Sherman   Composer
DeWayne Blackwell   Composer
Mick Creedon   Composer
Evelyn Danzig   Composer
Odis Echols   Composer
Dale Fox   Composer
Gordon Anderson   Executive Producer
Eugene H. Adkinson   Composer
Robert Wright   Composer
Deirdre O'Neill   Composer
Morton Nevins   Composer
Adain Lane   Composer
Bruce Bell   Composer
E. Smith   Composer
Geoffrey Parsons   Composer

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