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NEWSLETTER #129
Rhythm & Blues, Soul & Doo Wop

VARIOUS ARTISTS COLLECTIONS

 

VARIOUS ARTISTS Phone Me 101 Lost And Forgotten, Vol. 1 ● CD $17.98
Nice 24 track collection of doo-wop rarities from the 50s and early 60s - most making their first appearance on CD. A couple of tracks have excessive digital noise filtering but sound is mostly fine. Cute cover too.
THE CALUMETS: Every Beat Of My Heart/ HAL DAVIS: Merchant Of Love/ What Do You Mean To Me/ THE DEL BROOKS: Darling Barbara/ THE ELGINS: Lonesome/ Pretending/ THE FIVE GENTS: I Never Told You/ THE KENTS: I Love You So/ THE KNIGHTSMEN: Darling, Why/ SHIRLEY MCDONALD: You/ THE MONARCHS: Coming Home/ Love You, That's Why/ THE OWLS: So Lost/ GLORIA RAMSEY: My Love/ JOHNNY REBEL: What Will You Give In Return/ Write Me A Letter/ MORRIS RODGERS & THE CONTINENTALS: Wonders Of Love/ THE SATANS: What A Fool/ THE STINGS: Til We Two Are One/ THE SWEET MARQUEES: I Love My Baby/ You Lied/ THE TADS: Your Reason/ BETTE WATTS: Do Me A Favor/ Let It Be

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Soul Time 101 Soul Vocal Group Delights, Vol. 1 ● CD $16.98
Collection of 23 soul ballads from the late 60s and early 70s - a mix of hits and rarities. Includes Skip Mahoney & The casuals, The Notations, Ballads, Nights, Chi-Lites, Continetal Four, Manhattans, Eddie Holman & The Larks, The Vibrations, Billy Butler & The Enchanters, The Futures, Delfonics and others.

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Toto 5 The Best Of The Rarest Doo-Wops ● CD $19.98
We have limited stock of this out of print compilation. 23 tracks from the 1961-63 period - Harry & The Keyatas, The Willows, The Dynamics, The Dontells, Five Satins, Mack Starr & The Mellows, Four Buddies, Slim & The Twilights, The Diadems, Eugene Pitt & Group, etc.

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Wheels 103 Doo Wop Coast To Coast, Vol. 3 ● CD $18.98
The latest in the excellent series is a collection of 27 tracks of mostly black vocal group sounds from the late 40s through the mid 50s including quite a few with a strong blues flavor. Most of the tracks are making their first appearance on CD and includes sides by The Five Wings, The Medallions (a previously unissued demo), The Beavers, Imperials, Maggie Hathaway & Her Bluesmsen, Lil Greenwood & The Four Jacks, Gaynel Hodge & The Turks, The Royal Kings, Heartbreakers, Johnny Saber & Group, Rudy West & the Five Keys, Ella Fitzgerald & Group (an unexpected doo-wop performance from this legendary jazz singer), The Tads (the lovely unissued Glowing Moon) and more.

 

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