• Various Artists - Doo-Wop: The Greatest Hits 1954-1958

This 2CD collection includes 50 of the most commercially successful vocal group recordings of the fifties and is the perfect overview of this musical genre. Featuring the most famous of all Doo-Wop songs which were pop and/or R&B hits between 1954 and 1958.

A large proportion of these songs have been given a new lease of life as major pop hits. Amongst these are Dean Martin's, 'The Door Is Still Open To My Heart', Kylie Minogue's 'Tears On My Pillow', The Darts, 'Come Back My Love', Dion's 'Ruby Baby', Herman's Hermit's 'Silhouettes', Pat Boone's 'I'll Be Home' and Bobby Vee's 'Devil Or Angel'.

Also Featured are both the tracks in the UK TV commercial for ‘Dreams' beds - 'In The Still Of The Night' - The Five Satins and 'Oh What A Night' - The Dells.

This endearing genre has lasted for over 60 years and has been provided with a new lease of life in the CD era.

See also JASCD 169, JASCD 794.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. SH-BOOM - THE CHORDS
2. GEE - THE CROWS
3. GOODNIGHT, SWEETHEART, GOODNIGHT - THE SPANIELS
4. LING TING TONG - THE FIVE KEYS
5. EARTH ANGEL - THE PENGUINS
6. SINCERELY - THE MOONGLOWS
7. STORY UNTOLD - THE NUTMEGS
8. CLOSE YOUR EYES - THE FIVE KEYS
9. WHEN YOU DANCE - THE TURBANS
10. THE DOOR IS STILL OPEN- THE CARDINALS
11. BLUE VELVET - THE CLOVERS
12. CHOP CHOP BOOM - DANDERLIERS
13. MOST OF ALL - THE MOONGLOWS
14. SOLDIER BOY - FOUR FELLOWS
15. AT MY FRONT DOOR - EL DORADOS
16. SHIP OF LOVE - THE NUTMEGS
17. COME BACK MY LOVE - THE WRENS
18. WITCHCRAFT - THE SPIDERS
19. SPEEDO - THE CADILLACS
20. DEVIL OR ANGEL - THE CLOVERS
21. A THOUSAND MILES AWAY - THE HEARTBEATS
22. OH WHAT A NITE - THE DELLS
23. LITTLE GIRL OF MINE - THE CLEFTONES
24. WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE - THE TEENAGERS
25. I'LL BE HOME - THE FLAMINGOS

Disc 2

1. RUBY BABY - THE DRIFTERS
2. IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT - THE FIVE SATINS
3. CHURCH BELLS MAY RING - THE WILLOWS
4. COME GO WITH ME - DEL VIKINGS
5. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY - THE TUNEWEAVERS
6. SILHOUETTES - THE RAYS
7. TO THE AISLE - THE FIVE SATINS
8. BAD BOY - THE JIVE BOMBERS
9. I'M NOT A JUVENILE DELINQUENT - FRANKIE LYMON AND THE TEENAGERS
10. PLEASE SEND ME SOMEONE TO LOVE - THE MOONGLOWS
11. TEARDROPS - LEE ANDREWS AND THE HEARTS
12. EVERYONE'S LAUGHING - THE SPANIELS
13. COULD THIS BE MAGIC - THE DUBS
14. MAYBE - THE CHANTELS
15. GET A JOB - THE SILHOUETTES
16. TEARS ON MY PILLOW - LITTLE ANTHONY AND THE IMPERIALS
17. WESTERN MOVIES - THE OLYMPICS
18. BOOK OF LOVE - THE MONOTONES
19. ONE SUMMER NIGHT - THE DANLEERS
20. BUZZ BUZZ BUZZ - THE HOLLYWOOD FLAMES
21. BEEN SO LONG - THE PASTELS
22. TEN COMMANDMENTS OF LOVE - HARVEY AND THE MOONGLOWS
23. THE PLEA - THE JESTERS
24. WE BELONG TOGETHER - ROBERT AND JOHNNY
25. FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE - JERRY BUTLER AND THE IMPRESSIONS

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 10/07/2009
UPC Bar Code No 604988050721

Write a review

Please login or register to review

Various Artists - Doo-Wop: The Greatest Hits 1954-1958

  • Product Code: JASCD 507
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £11.99

Qty