• MICKEY & SYLVIA - Love is Strange - All the Hit Singles As & Bs 1950-1962

Here are 56 tracks by rock and roll's greatest duo, Mickey & Sylvia, included are every one of their US chart hits as featured in the major trade magazines, Billboard, Cashbox and Record World. Their greatest hit, 'Love Is Strange' has become one of the most enduring anthems of the rock and roll era, still used regularly in movies and TV series. It has been recorded by 100s of artists over the years including, Buddy Holly, Paul McCartney & Wings, The Everly Brothers, Peaches & Herb and Everything But The Girl. Elements of the song were also featured in Pitbull's 2012 hit, 'Back in Time' which was featured on the closing credits of the motion picture 'Men in Black 3' and charted all over the world making No 1 in several territories.

Jasmine opens this collection with all of Sylvia's recordings for the Jubilee label recorded between 1952 (when she was just 16) and 1954. Session details are not known but it is possible that Mickey Baker contributed to some of these sessions.

Mickey Baker was one of the most prolific session guitarists in America. Sylvia Robinson, who was once one of Mickey's students went on to have a solo career in the late 60s and founded both the All Platinum and Sugar Hill record labels.

Fully detailed liner notes.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. DRIVE DADDY DRIVE - LITTLE SYLVIA
2. I WENT TO YOUR WEDDING - LITTLE SYLVIA
3. A MILLION TEARS - LITTLE SYLVIA
4. DON'T BLAME MY HEART - LITTLE SYLVIA
5. THE RING - LITTLE SYLVIA
6. BLUE HEAVEN - LITTLE SYLVIA
7. I FOUND SOMEBODY TO LOVE - LITTLE SYLVIA
8. A KISS FOR MY BABY - LITTLE SYLVIA
9. I MISS YOU - LITTLE SYLVIA
10. AIN'T GONNA DO IT - LITTLE SYLVIA
11. EVERYTHING I NEED BUT YOU - LITTLE SYLVIA
12. I'M SO GLAD - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
13. SE DE BOOM RUN DUN - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
14. FOREVER AND A DAY - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
15. RISE SALLY RISE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
16. WHERE IS MY HONEY? - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
17. SEEMS LIKE JUST YESTERDAY - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
18. NO GOOD LOVER - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
19. WALKIN' IN THE RAIN - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
20. LOVE IS STRANGE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
21. I'M GOING HOME - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
22. THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
23. DEAREST - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
24. LOVE WILL MAKE YOU FAIL IN SCHOOL - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
25. TWO SHADOWS ON YOUR WINDOW - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
26. LOVE IS A TREASURE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
27. LET'S HAVE A PICNIC - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
28. THERE'LL BE NO BACKIN' OUT - MICKEY AND SYLVIA

Disc 2

1. PEACE OF MIND - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
2. WHO KNOWS WHY - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
3. SAY THE WORD - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
4. TOO MUCH WEIGHT - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
5. A NEW IDEA ON LOVE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
6. I'VE GOT A FEELING (In My Heart) - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
7. SHAKE IT UP - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
8. CAN'T GET YOU ON THE PHONE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
9. ROCK AND STROLL ROOM - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
10. BEWILDERED - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
11. TRUE, TRUE LOVE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
12. IT'S YOU I LOVE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
13. TO THE VALLEY - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
14. OH YEAH! UH HUH - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
15. SWEETER AS THE DAYS GO BY - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
16. MOMMY OUT DE LIGHT - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
17. WHAT WOULD I DO - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
18. THIS IS MY STORY - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
19. LOVE LESSON - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
20. LOVE IS THE ONLY THING - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
21. BABY YOU'RE SO FINE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
22. LOVE DROPS - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
23. DARLING I MISS YOU SO - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
24. I'M GUILTY - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
25. SINCE I FELL FOR YOU - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
26. HE GAVE ME EVERYTHING - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
27. LOVE IS STRANGE - MICKEY AND SYLVIA
28. WALKING IN THE RAIN - MICKEY AND SYLVIA

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date March 9th 2018
UPC Bar Code No 604988 30932 4

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