January 19, 2008

Looking For A Corner

"LOOKING FOR A CORNER" 

(A Slow-Tempo Doo-Wop Revival Collection, 1968-2012)

VOLUME 1
 
1- Kenny Vance - Looking For An Echo + Looking For An Echo (Reprise) {U.S.A., 1975}
2- Daddy Cool - Cherry Pie {AUSTRALIA, 1971}
3- Sha Na Na - Silhouettes {U.S.A., 1969}
4- Ruben & The Jets - To Be Loved {U.S.A., 1973}
5- The Manhattan Transfer - Gloria {U.S.A., 1977}
6- Jeanne Thomas Fox - Oh What A Night For Love [from 'The Lords Of Flatbush' movie soundtrack] {U.S.A., 1974}
7- Big Wheelie & The Hubcaps - Over The Mountain {U.S.A., 1973}
8- Flash Cadillac & The Continental Kids - She's So Fine [American Graffiti version] [from 'American Graffiti' movie soundtrack] {U.S.A., 1973}
9- The Rubettes - The Way Of Love {U.K., 1974}
10- The Five Sapphires - Love Music {U.K., 1978}
11- The Alley Cats - You Belong To Me [a cappella] {U.S.A., 2000}
12- Showaddywaddy - Sincerely {U.K., 2002}
13- James Intveld - Teardrops Are Falling [from 'Cry-Baby' movie soundtrack] {U.S.A., 1990}
14- The Boppers - Sixteen Candles {SWEDEN, 1980}
15- Darts - Duke Of Earl {U.K., 1979}
16- Pee Wee & The Specials - I Knew From The Start {HOLLAND, 1980}
17- Rocky Sharpe & The Replays - Since I Don't Have You {U.K., 1979}
18- The Senti-Mentals - Never Gonna Say Goodbye {U.K., 1999}
19- Jets - Give Me (All Your Lovin') {U.K., 1993}
20- Tennessee - Tears On My Pillow [version with instruments] {SPAIN, 1994}
21- New Edition - Earth Angel [from 'Karate Kid II' movie soundtrack] {U.S.A., 1986}
22- Stray Cats & Fourteen Karat Soul - I Won't Stand In Your Way [version with instruments] {U.S.A., 1983}
23- The Arrogants - I Can Dream Can't I [a cappella] {U.S.A., 1994}
24- The Belangels - Dolores {GERMANY, 1994}
25- The Cruisers - It's Cold Out Tonight {U.K., 1980}
26- Coast To Coast - Some Kind Of Fool {U.K., 1981}
27- The Firebirds - Goodnight My Love {U.K., 2004}
28- Moon Dogs - I'm Sorry Darlin' {JAPAN, 1990}
29- The Variations - Wish That You Were Here [a cappella] {U.S.A., 1998}
30- The Chevys - Goodnight Sweetheart {IRELAND, 2002}

VOLUME 2

 
1- The Chaperals - Doo Wop Memories (A CAPPELLA)
2- The Roomates - Now You're Gone
3- Cornerstone - Until Then
4- Kid Kyle & His Kool Cats - Yours To Command
5- Joel & The Dymensions - Story Untold
6- The Uptown Express - Oh What A Night
7- Sountrac - Tonight, Tonight
8- The Fabulous Hubcaps - What Time Is It
9- Big Sandy & The Calvanes - Guided Missiles
10- Legacy - In The Still Of The Night
11- Now & Then - Baby, My Love is for Real (A CAPPELLA)
12- Gus & The Invisibles - You Are (A CAPPELLA)
13- Nick D'Alessandro - I'm So Young
14- Little Isidore & The Inquisitors - My Darling
15- Tommy & The Saints - Hold Me
16- The Velons - Heart's Desire
17- Kool Cad & The Tailfins - Chapel Of Dreams
18- Legends Of Doo Wop - Just To Be With You
19- The Cliftonaires - For All We Know
20- The Mighty Echoes - The Way I Feel Tonight (A CAPPELLA)
21- The Redondos - There In Your Eyes (A CAPPELLA)
22- It's My Party - It Hurts To Be Sixteen
23- Robbie & The Rebops - Still In Love
24- Pure Gold - I Found A Love
25- Jackie T. & The Rhythm Jesters - Make Believe
26- Frankie & The Fashions - The Mystery Of You
27- The Crystalairs - Dark And Lonely Night
28- Egg Cream - Turn Around Look At Me
29- The Street Candles - I Don't Wanna Grow Up (A CAPPELLA)
30- The Voices Of Doo Wop - Yesterday's Memories

1, 17 & 27: Germany
2: U.K.
12 & 29: Spain
The rest: U.S.A.

VOLUME 3 (N MEMORY OF RONNIE I)

 
1- The Bagdads - Bring Back Those Doo-Wopps
2- Bruce & The Heartbreaks - Bring Back Those Oldies
3- John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band - Those Oldies But Goodies
4- The Firebirds - Only You (And You Alone)
5- The Toppkatz - Adorable Baby
6- The Mysterials - Magic Of Love
7- Rake & The Surftones - October In Oxnard
8- The Statens - Honest I Do
9- Ol'55 - Rag Doll
10- Younger Dayz - Heaven Sent
11- Tatsuro Yamashita - Dream Girl (A CAPPELLA)
12- Rocky Monroe & The Karaduras - Daddy's Home
13- Dorothée - D'Un Ange
14- Bläck Fööss – Katrin
15- Mister Twister - - Страна нежности (Tenderland)
16- Boppin' B. - Untained Love
17- Vampiri - Sve Sto Zelim To Su Sni
18- Les Forbans - Demain Je T'Enlève
19- João Penca E Seus Miquinhos Amestrados - O Sincero
20- The Royal Teens - Sugar Sugar
21- B.Q.E. - Be Sure My Love (A CAPPELLA)
22- Huey Lewis & The News – Naturally (A CAPPELLA )
23- The Van-Dells - Don't Worry Baby
24- The Venus - I Adore Him
25- The Hollywood High-Tones - Venus (A CAPPELLA)
26- Little Jerry & The Monotones - Mountain Of Love
27- Marty & The Muff-Tones - It's So Hard To Say I Love You (When You're Sitting On My Face)
28- 'Weird Al' Yankovic - One More Minute
29- Devin McEwan & The Uninvited Loud Precision Band - It's Not Over
30- The Ribitones - United In Group Harmony (A CAPPELLA)

U.S.A – 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Germany – 4, 6, 14, 16
Japan – 11, 24
France – 13, 18
Yugoslavia – 17
Russia – 15
Brazil – 19
Spain – 12
U.K. – 5

VOLUME 4 (Dedicated to Dion S., born: 13-May-2008)

 
1- Big Daddy - Eye Of The Tiger
2- The Nylons - Rock And Roll Lullaby
3- Rockapella - Surfer Girl
4- The Housemartins - So Much In Love
5- The Lafaros - Sea Of Love
6- Stormy Weather - It's All Right
7- Brylcream - Mister Blue
8- The Encounters - Hello
9- Rock N' Rhythm - My Own True Love
10- The Wrenditions - Till Then
11- A Perfect Blend - Two People In The World
12- The Dachays - Teardrops
13- The DeSotos - Cara Mia
14- Streetheart - I Wanna Love Him So Bad
15- A Moment's Pleasure - Does She Love Me
16- The Magic Touch - Twilight Time
17- 45 RPM - What A Surprise
18- The Boulevards - Where Or When
19- The 3rd Edition - Don't Ask Me To Be Lonely
20- The Fo(u)r Flops - I Only Have Eyes For You
21- The Chotalls - Sweeter Than
22- The Traditions - Can I Walk You Home
23- 5-3 Woodland - Once In A While
24- Boomerz - When I Fall In Love
25- Street Corner - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
26- The Elites - Maureen
27- The Del Prince - More
28- The Valentinos - En Mi Viejo San Juan
29- Fourteen Karat Soul - Let's Be Friends
30- The Persuasions - Pass On The Love.

((ALL SONGS A CAPPELLA))
Germany - #20,21
Germany/U.K. - #26
U.K. - #4
Canada - #2
Spain - #27
U.S.A. - The rest

VOLUME 5

1- The Five Satins - Memories Of Days Gone By
2- The Calvanes - Memories Of El Monte
3- The Storytellers - Gee But I Like Your Smile
4- Budge Magraw - Like A Dream
5- Andrew - Shooby-Doo-Wop-Muh-Muh-Ne-My-My-My
6- The Dedications - Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
7- Twilight - Three Little Words
8- The Fabulous Harmonaires - The Shrine Of St. Cecilia
9- The Platinums - Diamonds And Pearls
10- N.Y.C.D. (New York City Doo-Wop) - This I Swear
11- Sammy Stray & The Unique Kings - I'm So Unhappy
12- The Metrotones - Don't Take Your Love
13- The Echelons - A Street-Lite Serenade (A CAPPELLA)
14- The Infernos - Looking
15- The Newports - Last Saturday Night
16- Bobby Mansfield & The Wrens - I'm Just The Kind Of Guy
17- The Vocaleers - Could You Adore Me
18- The Autumns - Thank You Pretty Lady
19- The Bandaleers - Every Once In A While
20- The Jaguars - Play A Love Song
21- The Five Boroughs - The Way You Look Tonight
22- Arthur Lee Maye - Moonlight
23- Johnny Staton & The Feathers - At The Altar
24- Leon Peels & The Bluejays - Alice From Above
25- Ruben Guevara - America The Beautiful
26- Sinners - Save Our Love
27- The GeezeCats - Up On The Roof
28- The Crosstones - My Side Of The Story
29- The Velvet Candles - Stay (LIVE)
30- The Destinations - Streetcorner Harmonies (A CAPPELLA)

VOLUME 6
 

1- The Mothers Of Invention - Love Of My Life [U.S.A.]
2- Godfrey Daniel - Let It Be [U.S.A.]
3- Rocky Sharpe & The Razors - That's My Desire [U.K.]
4- Jerry Keller - Rock And Roll Music [U.S.A.]
5- The Creamtones - Why Me [Germany]
6- The Wrens - Why Can't You [U.S.A.]
7- Earl Lewis & The Channels - You Promised Me Love [U.S.A.]
8- Southern Pacific - I Go To Pieces (A CAPPELLA) [U.S.A.]
9- The GoldTones - I Thank The Moon (A CAPPELLA) [U.S.A.]
10- 49th Street - Have You Heard [U.S.A.]
11- Little Bobby Emmons & The Crosstones - What Are You Doing [U.S.A.]
12- The Wizards - These Golden Rings [U.S.A.]
13- Eamon & The Elations - Please Say You Want Me [U.S.A.]
14- The Revivals - Creation Of Love [U.S.A.]
15- Randy & The Rainbows - Daddy's Little Girl [U.S.A.]
16- The Pendletones - Somewhere Someone [Germany]
17- The Speedos - Fly Me To The Moon [Germany]
18- Pep Torres - Paper Castles [U.S.A.]
19- Parkway - Where Can I Go Without You [U.S.A.]
20- Satin & Gold - There Goes My Baby [U.S.A.]
21- The Gel Caps - A Thousand Miles Away (A CAPPELLA) [U.S.A.]
22- Memories Of You - I'm Falling In Love (A CAPPELLA) [U.S.A.]
23- The Dubs - Your Very First Love [U.S.A.]
24- The Round Up Boys - Turn Around [Germany]
25- Danny & The Seniors - Don't Turn Around [U.K.]
26- Silver Trio - True Love Ways [Italy]
27- Teddy Bears - Jenta I Jeans [Norway]
28- Dolly Roll - Ölelj Át, Baby [Hungary]
29- Los Rosillo - Chica De Ayer (A CAPPELLA) [Spain]
30- West Side Boys - Where Echoes Used To Be [U.S.A.]

(Dedicated to the memory of Antonio Vega T. who died today. RIP)
 

VOLUME 7

1- Richard Williams & The Flame Tones - Oldies But Goodies (Make Me Want To Fall In Love)
2- Eric Troyer - Love Struck Duck
3- The Deltones (Joe Piscopo) - Tony Da No No
4- Bob & Tom (Rodney Carrington) - Prison Bitch (a.k.a. Prisoner Of Love)
5- The Poykettes - Doo-Wop Bee-Jay
6- The Darlettes - Mystery Of Love
7- Drahdiwaberl & Lukas Resetarits - Lonely
8- Pete Wingfield - Eighteen With A Bullet
9- Rikki & The Paramounts - Let Me Go [a cappella]
10- Strandjungs - Dumme [a cappella]
11- Vazelina Bilopph Ggers - Betong For Evig
12- Szabó Kimmel Tamás - Eszelos Szerelem
13- The Teddybears - Sommeren '55
14- Au Boheur Des Dames - L'Amur Tujur
15- Golden Apple Quartet - What A Wonderful World [a cappella]
16- Dennis DeYoung - On The Street Where You Live [a cappella]
17- The Mystics - Now That Summer Is Here
18- The I Love You So's - Dream Lover
19- Vincent Vincent & The Villains - Bad Boy
20- Savannah Smith & Group - Pledging My Love
21- Ricky Lee - I'll Be Home
22- The Jive Five - Don't Believe Him Donna
23- Harmony Street - Harmony Street
24- Sonia & The Cliftonaires - Teenager's Dream
25- The NorrisTones - You're My Angel Under The Sun [a cappella]
26- Street Dreams - Hey Boy [a cappella]
27- The Baseballs - Bleeding Love [a cappella]
28- The Romantics - Only One Love
29- The Jaynells - When No One Else Is There
30- Mud - Lonely This Christmas

VOLUME 8

1- Johnny Angel & The Halos - Street Corner Sound (a cappella)
2- The Delneros - First Smile (a cappella)
3- The Excellents - Coney Island Baby (a cappella)
4- The Showvinistics - Maybe Baby
5- The Lennerockers - You Gambled
6- Larry Chance & The Earls - Cross My Heart
7- Joey & The T-Birds - This Lonely Night
8- The Clusters - Pardon My Heart
9- The Del Prados - A Million To One
10- The Four Dots - Love Her So
11- The Tribunes - I Want A Girl (a cappella)
12- Grand Central Echoes - Jeannie (a cappella)
13- The Delmonicos - The Things I Love (a cappella)
14- The Five Voices - Sweet Lorraine (a cappella)
15- Harmonies - Sólo Tú (in Spanish)
16- The Doo-Teens - Dori.
17- Bobby & The Discounts - Doreen
18- Margo Sylvia & The Tune Weavers - What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
19- South 9th Street - Once Upon A Time av
20- The Chaperones - Cruise To The Moon.
21- The Late Show - She Cried
22- The Extraordinaires - Some Lovin's On My Mind
23- The LarKings - Island Of Love (a cappella)
24- The Square Cats - Traces Of A Lost Love Affair (a cappella)
25- Time Was - Congratulations (a cappella)
26- Reunion - Let It Please Be You (a cappella)
27- Uptown - Darling (a cappella)
28- Back In Time - I Believe (a cappella)
29- The Stick Shifts - Automobile (a cappella)
30- The Dozen Dimes - Maybelline


VOLUME 9


 1- Tuesday At Eight - Echoes From The Tiles  [a cappella]    
 2- Ann Lewis - Linda  [a cappella version] 
 3- The Shouts - Love, Love, Love  [a cappella] 
 4- Lil' Mo & The Dynaflos - Story Of My Romance
 5- Remembrance - There's A Change In You
 6- The Jersey Shore Roustabouts - If I Knew You Then
 7- The Drafters - Summertime Hush-A-Bye
 8- The American Graffiti Band - Starlite
 9- The Glaciers - Sandra
10- Susanna & The Roomates - Don't Say He's Gone
11- Sweet Jeena & The Roomates - Oh Señorita
12- Street Corner Symphony - Birthday Wish  [a cappella] 
13- MC6 A Cappella - Since You've Been Gone  [a cappella] 
14- The Blue Stars - Stormy Weather  [a cappella] 
15- The Overtones - Blue Moon
16- The Legendary Orioles - Can't Seem To Laugh Anymore
17- Vernon Green & The Medallions - Accept Me For What I Am
18- Step Back In Time - When We Get Married  [a cappella] 
19- Things To Come - Life Is But A Dream  [a cappella] 
20- Bits & Pieces - My Memories Of You  [a cappella] 
21- Herb Cox & The Cleftones - You Lost The Game Of Love
22- George Grant & The Castelles - Surrender To Love
23- Rudy West & The Five Keys - Miracle Moment Of Love
24- The Ecstasies - If It Is Wrong
25- Just Friends - Doubtful Eyes
26- One-A-Chord - Stand By Me  [a cappella] 
27- Regency - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday  [a cappella] 
28- The Reynolds Brothers - When We Are Made As One  [a cappella] 
29- Choice - Walk On The Wild Side  [a cappella] 
30- The Acappella Swingers - Merry Christmas, Darling  [a cappella]  


ATTENTION ... A few song lyrics are 'adult oriented'


compiled by Emiliano M. A. aka Rocky Monroe (Spain, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012)