Old Town Doo Wop Vol 2 Various Artists (Old Town)

£11.50

Availablity:
World
Genre:
Doo Wop
Label:
Ace Records
Format:
CD
Catalogue Id:
CDCHD 470

Volume 2 is the second instalment in Ace's in-depth look at the doowop recorded for the Old Town label from the late 1950s to early '60s. As with the first CD, included are great groups and great songs. There are a generous 28 tracks (6 previously unreleased), including the first chart hit for the label - The Fiestas' So Fine, The Capris' Where I Fell In Love (which reached No 75 in the US pop charts in 1961 ), a very clear sounding version (taken from the master tapes) of the 21 Packards' Ding Dong and Dream Of Love (a vast improvement on the original 45's muddy pressing) and Why Does The World Go Round and There's Something Awful Nice About You by the sadly obscure Harlem group The Vocaleers (taken from a recently discovered acetate-.-the original tapes having been lost). A must for all fans of doowop.

Track listing

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Side 1

  • 01 Preview So Fine - The Fiestas

  • 02 Preview My Dearest Darling - The Clefftones

  • 03 Preview What Did She Say - The Solitaires

  • 04 Preview The Day We Fell In Love - The Ovations

  • 05 Preview Where I Fell In Love - The Capris

  • 06 Preview Zip Boom - The Supremes

  • 07 Preview Little Girl (I Love You Madly) - The Whirlpools Aka The Clefftones

  • 08 Preview Life Is But A Dream - The Harptones

  • 09 Preview Ding Dong - The Packards

  • 10 Preview Lullabye Of The Bells - The Five Crowns

  • 11 Preview My Broken Heart - The Chimes

  • 12 Preview Hong Kong Jelly Wong - The Royaltones

  • 13 Preview School Boy - Ruth McFadden & The Harptones

  • 14 Preview Love And Devotion - The Vocaleers

  • 15 Preview Why Does The World Go Around - The Escorts

  • 16 Preview The Angels Sang - The Solitaires

  • 17 Preview My Babe She Don't Want Me - The Supremes

  • 18 Preview The Masquerade Is Over - The Clefftones

  • 19 Preview Good Luck Darling - The Five Crowns

  • 20 Preview Mexico - The Chimes

  • 21 Preview Dream Of Love - The Packards

  • 22 Preview Gee What A Girl - The Hummers

  • 23 Preview There's Something Awful Nice About You - The Escorts

  • 24 Preview I've Got A Notion - The Harptones

  • 25 Preview I Give You My Word - The Royaltones

  • 26 Preview Do You Know What I Mean - The Hummers

  • 27 Preview Our Anniversary - The Fiestas

  • 28 Preview My Lullabye - The Ovations

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