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

Side 1

  • 01
    So Fine - The Fiestas

  • 02
    My Dearest Darling - The Clefftones

  • 03
    What Did She Say - The Solitaires

  • 04
    The Day We Fell In Love - The Ovations

  • 05
    Where I Fell In Love - The Capris

  • 06
    Zip Boom - The Supremes

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

  • 08
    Life Is But A Dream - The Harptones

  • 09
    Ding Dong - The Packards

  • 10
    Lullabye Of The Bells - The Five Crowns

  • 11
    My Broken Heart - The Chimes

  • 12
    Hong Kong Jelly Wong - The Royaltones

  • 13
    School Boy - Ruth McFadden & The Harptones

  • 14
    Love And Devotion - The Vocaleers

  • 15
    Why Does The World Go Around - The Escorts

  • 16
    The Angels Sang - The Solitaires

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

  • 18
    The Masquerade Is Over - The Clefftones

  • 19
    Good Luck Darling - The Five Crowns

  • 20
    Mexico - The Chimes

  • 21
    Dream Of Love - The Packards

  • 22
    Gee What A Girl - The Hummers

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

  • 24
    I've Got A Notion - The Harptones

  • 25
    I Give You My Word - The Royaltones

  • 26
    Do You Know What I Mean - The Hummers

  • 27
    Our Anniversary - The Fiestas

  • 28
    My Lullabye - The Ovations

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