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NEW ADDITION....ON SALE NOW!
DYNAMITE VOCAL GROUPS
The entire series (except for Volumes 8, 15, 37 & 38) ON SALE NOW!
BACK IN STOCK!! POPLAR RECORDS - Story
Poplar Records, founded in New York on February 7th, 1962. This CD salutes the artists of this label - Belvederes, Visuals, Havens and many others. Includes 6 page booklet and 33 tracks. With sound clips!
CHUCK BERRY - 5 Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles & Rare Tracks
Digitally remastered and enhanced for superior quality...five classic albums plus bonus singles and rare tracks from the one and only - Chuck Berry! 4 CD set - 88 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! DOO WOP - The Rock & Roll Vocal Group Sound 1957-1961
The innocent glory of the doo wop sound which swept the world in the late 1950s is beautifully captured over the three CDs of Doo Wop: The Rock & Roll Vocal Group Sound (1957-1961); combined with lavish annotation to form one of the most comprehensive documents of this music to date. This set serves as both introduction to the music, while also containing enough fascinating obscurities and rarities to attract the more serious collectors. Such a huge selection might be seem daunting but Paul Heller’s extensive liner notes and Chris Buccola’s collection of photos, sheet music and record label scans amply illustrate these snapshots of a lost time and genre. 3 CD set - 96 tracks.
LESLEY GORE - Hits & Rarities
Hits & rarities recorded from 1964 to 1969, by Lesley Gore. Features never before issued alternate mixes, first time stereo masters and two bonus tracks. 18 tracks.
DRIFTERS - Best of; 60 Greatest Songs on 3 CDS
60 greatest songs on CD by the Drifters - includes all your favorites and standards by this talented group. 3 CD set - 60 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! CASCADES - Rhythms Of Their Reign 1962-1966
The Cascades, 33 original recordings featuring lead singer John Claude Gummoe from 1962 to 1966. 33 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! PARAGONS MEET THE JESTERS
This is the album that was at every party you ever went to! Now on CD with excellent sound quality - hear it like it was the first time! Includes the ever popular 'Florence' by the Paragons and 'The Wind' by the 'Jesters'. A great CD to start your collection or a definite 'must have' to complete it!
GIRLS ON 45 - Volume 4
Fourth in a series - of Girls on 45! A selection of girl group, girlie pop and soulful ladies from 1962 to 1967. 26 tracks.
ANOTHER TIME AROUND - Lets Do It Again
Joining forces, singers that have bonded thru the music take it another time around with some new tunes and a few old tunes! 2 CD set - 44 tracks. With sound clips!
BACK IN STOCK!! CHANNELS - Greatest Hits
Of all the Harlem groups to command the record buyer's dollar in the late fifties, the Channels certainly stood out as one of the best. 16 tracks, original master tapes were obtained for this production.
FANGS FOR THE MEMORIES
Fangs for the memories of tunes by the Idols, Earth Boys, Caravans, Cadillacs and many more. 25 tracks.
YOU BETTER WATCH OUT
25 Christmas treats by Nolan Strong & Diablos, Youngsters, Hepsters, Mello-Moods and many more. 25 tracks.
TEEN-AGE DREAMS - Volume 35
Volume 35 of the great series - Teen-Age Dreams. Features the Centuries, Sal Mineo, Egyptians, Tiger Boys and many more. 30 tracks.
TEEN-AGE DREAMS - Volume 36
Volume 36 of the great series - Teen-Age Dreams. Features the Invicats, Linda Lee, Enchantments and many more. 30 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! MARVIN & JOHNNY - Cherry Pie
Essential west coast R&B from the Modern Records archive...featuring Marvin & Johnny. 28 tracks.
KENNY VANCE - Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays from Kenny Vance. 10 holiday tracks on DVD.
GUYS GO POP! 1965
26 obscure teen/pop/rock n roll sides from 1965. Includes tracks by the Duprees, Royal Lancers, Bruce Scott, Ray Singer and many others. 26 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! FREDDY VELAS & SILVERTONES - Back To Street Harmonies
Freddy Velas & The Silvertones …. A very unique Doo Wop band ... in fact the songs they play are inspired by the Italian/American Doo Wop tradition, colored by the Velasquéz bros polyphonic choirs (Guitar and Drums). 13 tracks. With sound clips!
UNRELEASED DOOWOPS (From the Vaults) - Volume 1
From the vaults, lots of great unreleased doowops! This is volume 1. Includes tracks by the Blend-Tones, Slades, Pageants, Scott Brothers and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
UNRELEASED DOOWOPS (From the Vaults) - Volume 2
From the vaults, lots of great unreleased doowops! This is volume 2. Includes tracks by the Orbits, Citations, Meloairs, Romaines and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '56 - Volume 1
Some great picks in '56! Includes tracks by the Drifters, Willows, Flamingos, Cadillacs, Aladdins and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '57 - Volume 1
It was heaven in '57! Includes tracks by the Schoolboys, Hurricanes, Federals, Academics and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '58 - Volume 1
It was great in '58! Includes tracks by the Interludes, Fortunes, Fabulous Flames, El Pollos and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '59 - Volume 1
It was fine in '59! Includes tracks by the Crests, Eddie & Starlites, Skyliners, Mystics and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '60 - Volume 1
Best of the crop! Includes tracks by the Bob Knight Four, Pentagons, Little Joe & Thrillers and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '61 - Volume 1
When it was fun in '61! Includes tracks by the Explorers, Chanteurs, Mandells, Vito &Salutations and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '62 - Volume 1
Just for fun in '62! Includes tracks by the Sheppards, Trophies, 4 Pages, Arrogants and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
DOOWOP '63 - Volume 1
Music for you and me in '63! Includes tracks by the Whirlwinds, Dedications, Blenders, Encounters and many others. 25 tracks. With sound clips!
STEREO DOO WOP - Volume 5
Another volume of 25 great stereo doo wop cuts...as you've never heard them before! Includes many alternate takes and mixes. Listen to the Scarlets, Calendars, Videls, Skyliners, Visions, Harptones and many others. With sound clips! 25 tracks.
FIREBIRDS - Early Years 1981-1991
The Firebirds searched the archives and came up with these 21 tracks from the early years. 21 tracks. Sound clips!
HANGING OUT IN PHILLY - Featuring Tony Russo & Friends
It's all about hanging out with Tony Russo and his friends in Philly...includes tracks by the Variations, Frankie & the Fashions, Memories and many more. 26 tracks. Sound clips!
BACK IN STOCK!! SWINGIN' RECORDS - Golden Era of Doo Wops
Part of the golden era of doo wops, Swingin Records features Rochelle & the Candles, Hollywood Saxons, Calendars and many others! 20 tracks. Sound clips!
BACK IN STOCK!! V-TONE RECORDS - Golden Era of Doo Wops
The golden era of doo wop includes the V-Tone Records label which features the Fashions, Cruisers, Dreamlovers, Sherwoods and more! 23 tracks. Sound clips!
THE DEL PRINCE
Doo wop from Spain by The Del Prince. 7" 45rpm EP with cardboard picture sleeve. 3 Great tracks.
GANGSTER SOUL HARMONY - Volume 9
Volume 9 of a series - Gangster Soul Harmony! 21 tracks.
ROOMATES - Church Bells Ringing Everywhere
The Roomates newest CD - Church Bells Are Ringing Everywhere! Take a listen! 16 tracks. With sound clips.
TEEN ROCKIN' PARTY - Volume 13
30 great Rock'n'Roll tracks performed by original artists from late 50's to early 60's. Included is an exclusive 40 pages booklet with pictures and info about the artists. 30 tracks.
TEEN ROCKIN' PARTY - Volume 14
From Sweden this fine new series continues with volume #13 featuring various artist teen tracks with a HUGE 40 page full color booklet from the folks at Classic Records. 30 tracks.
TEENAGE TIME - Volume 14
30 great teeners performed by original artist from late 50's to early 60's. Included is an exclusive 40 page booklet with pictures and info about the artists. Includes tracks by Jack Moore, Ray Pilgrim, Hideaways, Kingtones and so many more! 30 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! JAY and the AMERICANS - MASTERWORKS
Masterworks from 1961-1971 by Jay and the Americans. All original hits plus most single sides and album tracks. 3 cds, 87 tracks, 20 page full color souvenir booklet. 87 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! CLASS RECORDS - Golden Era of Doo Wop
Salute to the doo wop groups of the Class Records label...includes the Satellites, Pharoahs, CLassics, Intervals and many others. 25 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! PARIS SISTERS - I Love How You Love Me
I love how you love me and you're going to love this CD featuring the talented Paris Sisters. 31 tracks.
VELVET CANDLES - Sing Their Favorites
JUST RELEASED! The Velvet Candles sing their favorites.....7" 33 1/3 rpm VINYL RECORD with picture sleeve! 4 tracks.
ROOMATES - Church Bells Ringing Everywhere
JUST RELEASED! 7" 33 1/3 rpm VINYL RECORD with picture sleeve by the Roomates! 4 tracks.
TEEN TOWN USA - Volume 18
Features rare recordings from the 50's and early 60's by Sherry Ray, Tony Orlando, Ricky Capello, Javalons, Snapshots and many others. 25 tracks.
TEEN TOWN USA - Volume 19
Features rare recordings from the 50's and early 60's by Don Sheridan, Pee Wee & Prophets, Jack Larson, Wanta West, Sweetones, Echomen and many others. 25 tracks.
THE 5 DISCS - 2 Albums on 1 Plus
30 tracks of the 5 Discs, most on CD for the first time! 30 tracks. With sound clips!
GOING OUT WITH THE GIRLS - The Songs of Mark Barkin
It's the girls turn with the songs of Mark Barkin. Features Shelly Fabres, Ellie Greenwich, Lesly Gore, Little Peggy March and many others! 22 tracks. With sound clips!
ERNIE MARESCA - Lost Demos
Listen to the lost demos of Ernie Maresca! 25 great tracks you almost didn't hear! 25 tracks. With sound clips!
Forever rock'n'roll with these 75 original hits. Includes tracks by Chuck Berry, Bobby Darin, Roy Orbison, Gene Vincent, Buddy Holly and many more... 3 disc set - 75 tracks.
VERY BEST OF DOO WOP
The very best of doo wop - all 101 tracks! Includes tracks by the Cadillacs, Flamingos, Safaris, Platters, Moonglows and all of your other favorites! 4 disc set - 101 tracks.
IT STARTED WITH DOO WOP
So many people would agree...it started with doo wop! A selection of 100 doo wop tunes to remind you how and why it started with doo wop. 4 disc set - 100 tracks.
DOO WOP DAYS AND LONELY NIGHTS
Fill your doo wop days and lonely nights with music. 88 tracks include the Skyliners, Penguins, Royals, Drifters, Edsels, Heartbeats and so many others. 4 disc set - 88 tracks.
VERY BEST OF DOO WOP - 50 Original All-Time Classics
50 original all-time classics...the very best of doo wop on a two disc set. 2 disc set - 50 tracks.
BIG JOE TURNER - Five Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles
Listen to five classic albums from Big Joe Turner with bonus singles. Digitally remastered and enhanced for superior quality. Everything you wanted to hear and then some! 4 disc set - 66 tracks.
JACK SCOTT - The Very Best of
Scott's style was a mixture of three strands: country, rockabilly and gospel. He excelled at the rockabilly, writing most of his own material. As for country, he recorded a whole album of Hank Williams songs just for starters and also an album of gospel. A tall imposing figure (he was also a bodybuilder with a deep voice), Scott's records were often driven by his distinctive acoustic guitar strumming, enjoy them here on this superb 2 disc set. 50 tracks.
MILKSHAKES - Sing and Play 20 Rock And Roll Hits
20 rock and roll hits of the 50's and 60's as recorded by the Milkshakes. 20 tracks. With sound clips!
FLAMINGOS - Six Classic Albums
Six classic albums by the Flamingos, digitally remastered and enhanced for superior quality now all in one place! What could be better! 4 disc set - 76 tracks.
DOVELLS - Sharp As A Pistol
Although primarily remembered as a blue eyed soul outfit with a predilection for dance craze records, The Dovells were a serious white doo wop group who were heavily influenced by the vocal groups who emerged from New York during the late 1950s. This great 32 track set features the two complete albums Bristol Stomp and All the Hits of the Teen Groups plus bonus tracks. Fully detailed liner notes covering their career. 32 tracks.
RICHARD BARRETT - Searching For A Hit 1954-1962
Richard Barrett became one of the most important African American, record producers and songwriters in R&B during the mid-1950s. He is best known today for turning The Three Degrees into an international superstar act during the 1970s. He began his career though as a singer with the influential doo-wop group The Valentines and this first ever compilation of his recording career begins with that group and continues with various solo recordings culminating in his most famous recording, 'Some Other Guy' which he co-wrote with producers Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller. This is the most comprehensive overview of his solo career ever released and includes some ultra-rare 45s plus hits like 'Summer's Love' with The Chantels. 31 tracks.
PLATTERS - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
In the 1950s, when R&B vocal groups were a major commercial genre, there was no group as successful as The Platters. This 2CD set features five original LPs all in stereo: 'Remember When', 'Reflections', 'Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries', 'Encore of Broadway Golden Hits' and 'Song For The Lonely'. 12 charting hits including "Red Sails In The Sunset", "If I Didn't Care", "Remember When" and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes". Fully detailed liner notes covering their career. 60 tracks.
JAY & THE AMERICANS - She Cried • The Early Years
With their neatly groomed, short haired, clean cut image and Doo-Wop influenced vocals, Jay & The American always evinced something of a retro vibe. This compilation features their first six singles and the 'She Cried' LP, this being the first time that their debut album has ever appeared on CD in stereo. Also included as bonus tracks are a early J&A group demo, plus singles by The Mystics, The Harbor Lites, The Two Chaps and The Empires, recorded by various group members before either forming or joining Jay & The Americans.
WHERE THE GIRLS ARE - Volume 9
A lush collection of 1960s US girl group sounds. Features many new-to-CD titles, including three previously unissued masters. 25 tracks.
HARMONY OF THE SOUL - Vocal Groups 162-1977
Sweet ’n’ cool American group soul from the late 60s/early 70s. Includes nine previously unheard harmonic delights. 24 tracks.
PIXIES THREE - Timeless
The Pixies Three, Mercury Records 60's Girl Group, who gave us "Birthday Party" and "442 Glenwood Avenue", has reunited after 50 years to make this album of 15 unforgettable songs. Their wonderful harmony is better than ever.
15 tracks. With sound clips!
A SOUND FOR ALL (FOUR) SEASONS
A selection of Jersey harmony sound-a-likes. 32 group sound rarities from 1963 to 1967. Features the Four-Evers, Classics, Rag Dolls, Eccentrics and many others 32 tracks. With sound clips!
JERRY BLAVAT - Live On the Radio with Super Mixes
This CD features different artists' versions of songs that you love, with Jerry's narration on the radio as if he were on the air! With sound clips! 18 tracks.
ELLIE - The Kind Of Girl You Can't Forget
In the spotlight - Ellie Greenwich - her hits, rarities and demos including first time stereo mixes from 1962-1964. Includes the Ronettes, Joanie Sommers, Angels, Visions, Shirelles and so many more! With sound clips! 33 tracks.
GIRLS ARE MESSIN' UP MY MIND
Here is a compliation of 14 songs of the so-called 'girls sound' of the 60s, in the style of the Ronettes, Chiffons or Shirelles. With sound clips! 14 tracks.
DUPREES - Happy 100th Mr Sinatra
A salute to Mr Frank Sinatra, on his 100th birthday, by the Duprees. 7 tracks.
TEEN-AGE DREAMS - Volume 33
Volume 33 of the great series - Teen-Age Dreams. Features the Catalinas, Lusters, Panics, Tru-Tones and many more. 31 tracks.
TEEN-AGE DREAMS - Volume 34
Volume 34 of the great series - Teen-Age Dreams. Features the Bob-O-Links, Kasuals, Perri's, and 2 unknown artists (do you know?) and many more. 31 tracks.
RHYTHM'n'BLUESIN' BY THE BAYOU - Vocal Groups
The forgotten sound of South Louisiana. So here is a collection of chanting rockers and sweet harmonies, rather overlooked as ingredients which go into the rich gumbo of South Louisiana music of the 50s. 28 tracks. With sound clips.
CRUISIN' IN THE '60s
Cruise on back to the time of moon landings and flower power with this three disc set, featuring rock 'n' roll icons such as Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, Elvis Presley and many more... 3 disc set - 75 tracks.
BRIAN HYLAND - Very Best of
Brian Hyland's record of 22 US chart hits (eight Top 40) is impressive. But when you realise they were recorded over eleven years from 1960 for five different labels with five different producers, the achievement is even more noteworthy. Enjoy his greatest hits on this superb 2 disc collection, including "Sealed With A Kiss", "Ginny Come Lately" and of course "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie...". 2 disc set - 36 tracks.
FABIAN - Very Best of
Fabiano Anthony Forte, better known as Fabian, will forever be remembered for his teenage good looks and singing. Enjoy the very best of him here, with hits "Tiger", "Turn Me Loose" and "Hey Little Girl" included. 2 disc set - 50 tracks.
CHORDETTES - Greatest Hits
Enjoy the best of The Chordettes on this 2 disc compilation, including their biggest hit from '54, "Mr. Sandman" along with "Lollipop", "Never On A Sunday" and "I Told A Lie". 2 disc set - 50 tracks.
CONNIE FRANCIS - Singles Collection
Connie Francis wrote the rulebook for female vocalists. Without her, life would have been considerably more difficult for Brenda Lee, Dusty Springfield, Cher and Madonna. Give tribute to a true original with this 60 track set. 3 disc set - 60 tracks.
TEENAGE TIME - Volume 13
Various artists having a teenage time - volume 13. Includes tracks by Eddie Lee, Jimmy Jay, Sir Walter, Johnny Devlin, Royal-Aires and so many more! 30 tracks.
LIMITED QUANTITY - BACK IN STOCK!! PORT RECORDS - SPOTLITE ON
Featuring the artists of the Port Record label - Chacellors, Latons, Dreamers & others! 16 tracks.
LIMITED QUANTITY - BACK IN STOCK!! CAPITOL RECORDS - SPOTLITE SERIES PRESENTS: - VOLUME 1
Capitol Records is in the spotlight! 14 original tracks featuring Capitol recording artists such as the Five Keys, Passions, Fascinators and more!.
LIMITED QUANTITY - BACK IN STOCK!! CAPITOL RECORDS - SPOTLITE SERIES PRESENTS: - VOLUME 2
Capitol Records is still in the spotlight with volume 2! 14 original tracks
featuring Capitol recording artists such as the Sammy Hagan & the Viscounts,
Edsels, Norman Fox & the Rob-Roys and more!.
LIMITED QUANTITY - BACK IN STOCK!! CARLTON RECORDS - SPOTLITE SERIES PRESENTS: - VOLUME 1
Carlton Records in the spotlite featuring 14 great rhythm & blues selection. Features The Royal Holidays, Alcoves, Imperials and others. 14 tracks.
LIMITED QUANTITY - BACK IN STOCK!! GOLDISC RECORDS - SPOTLITE ON
Spotlite on Goldisc Records - featuring 20 great rhyhtm & blues selections. Includes tracks by the Universals, 5 Stars, Schoolboys and many more. 20 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! CROSSTONES - ROCK N ROLL BABY
The Crosstones, from New Jersey, perform their special blend of music! 27 tracks. With sound clips.
FROSTY THE SNOWMAN
Frosty the Snowman sends Christmas greetings by way of his favorite tunes. Includes tracks by the Marquees, Baby Washington, Blue Chips and many more. 25 tracks.
The WITCHES INN - Brooms 4 Rent
25 Halloween treats featuring Buddy Hackett, Curtis Knight, The Monsters and many more! 25 tracks.
SODA POP BABIES - Volume 5
30 great girl teeners performed by original artists from late 50's to early 60's. Included is an exclusive 44 pages booklet with pictures and info about the artists. 30 tracks.
BACK IN STOCK!! QUOTATIONS - 40 Years of Friendship & Doo Wop
The Quotations for 'Imagination' fame share 40 years of friendship and doo wop! This CD includes 8 original track recordings - the original group!! 21 tracks.
SUSANNA & THE ROOMATES - A Night To Remember
Susanna joins the Roomates for a night to remember. With sound clips! 14 tracks.
VITO PICONE & ELEGANTS - Back In Time
Now you can hear the missing songs of the 60 year career of one of the most prominent lead singers of our time - Vito Picone & the Elegants. With sound clips! 31 tracks.
IMAGINATIONS - The Early Years
This CD take you back to the original version of 'The Search Is Over' and all the songs the group was rehearsing and singing during that 1958 to 1960 period. With sound clips! 32 tracks.
STEREO DOO WOP - Volume 4
Another volume of 25 great stereo doo wop cuts...as you've never heard them before! Includes many alternate takes and mixes. Listen to the Upfronts, Dreamers, Elegants, Visions and many others. With sound clips! 25 tracks.
BEFORE THEY WERE HITS OR WE DID THEM FIRST!! - Volume 12
Now listen to 25 great tunes and how they originally sounded. Includes the name of artist
who did the original version and who did the hit version! 25 tracks.
BEFORE THEY WERE HITS OR WE DID THEM FIRST!! - Volume 13
Now listen to 25 great tunes and how they originally sounded. Includes the name of artist
who did the original version and who did the hit version! 25 tracks.
DARTS - Get It! The Very Best of
With four singers, five backing musicians and a repertoire that mixed Fifties nostalgia with Punky Seventies energy, Darts had it all. Hits like ‘Daddy Cool’, ‘Come Back My Love’, ‘The Boy From New York City’ and ‘It’s Raining’ established them as ones to watch, while they were so hot live that in 1978 they sold more tickets in the UK than any other act. This package contains all the hits, stage favourites and more. This 2 CD collection features highlights from across 4 hit albums including two Top 10 albums ‘Darts’ & ‘The Amazing Darts’ as well as 6 top ten singles. 2 CD set - 40 tracks. With sound clip!
BUZZ CLIFFORD - More Than Just Baby Sittin'
The complete recordings of Buzz Clifford - from 1958 to 1967. 28 tracks. With sound clip!
DEL SATINS - Voices of Velvet & Steel
Dedicated to all the Del Satins and their love of this music. With sound clips. 13 tracks.