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(2004/ACE) 21 tracks 1969-1976 more

Dion: 70s From Acoustic To The Wall Of Sound

(2004/ACE) 21 tracks 1969-1976

Article properties: Dion: 70s From Acoustic To The Wall Of Sound

  • Interpret: Dion

  • Album titlle: 70s From Acoustic To The Wall Of Sound

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Year of publication 2004
  • Label Ace Records

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0029667000024

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Dion - 70s From Acoustic To The Wall Of Sound CD 1
01 Doctor Rock 'N' Roll
02 Oh The Night
03 Baby Let's Stick Together
04 Your Own Back Yard
05 Sanctuary
06 If We Only Have Love
07 It All Fits Together
08 Born To Be With You
09 Queen Of 1959
10 Sunshine Lady
11 Josie
12 Running Close Behind You
13 New York City Song
14 If I Can Just Get Through Tonight
15 Peaceful Place
16 Soft Parade Of Years
17 Harmony Sound
18 I Don't Believe My Race Is Run
19 Only You Know
20 Runaway Man
21 The Way You Do The Things You Do
Dion and The Belmonts A Teenager In Love The pride of the Bronx, Dion and The Belmonts... more
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Dion and The Belmonts

A Teenager In Love

The pride of the Bronx, Dion and The Belmonts personified the best in Italian-American doo-wop, by now flourishing across the boroughs of New York City.  Lead singer Dion DiMucci describes his quartet's brawny sound as "black music filtered through an Italian neighborhood and comes out with an attitude: 'Yo!' It's true. It has all those elements. But the New York Italian-American, there's an element of, 'Yo! You talkin' to me?' There's this kind of idea, like you come across like you're supposed to know everything. I don't know where I got that idea, because it's absurd. But anyway, that's the attitude. I would say it's a confidence."

DiMucci assembled his Belmonts from the mean streets of his home turf, gathering first tenor Angelo D'Aleo, second tenor Fred Milano, and baritone/bass Carlo Mastrangelo. Their infectious I Wonder Why was a pop hit in the spring of 1958 on brothers Bob and Gene Schwartz's freshly minted Laurie Records, and they were just getting started (it's on our previous compilation). For their next Laurie outing, Dion and his cronies gave Fats Domino's I Can't Go On (Rosalie) a rocking reading, but it was the butter-smooth ballad flip No One Knows that made the charts late that summer, actually bettering I Wonder Why at #19 pop. Before year's end, they charted again with another tender ballad, Don't Pity Me.

Brill Building denizens Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman were about to embark on an incredible songwriting roll, having just handed Fabian his first smash. "I wanted to do 'Turn Me Loose,'" notes Dion. "I liked 'Turn Me Loose.'"  The prolific duo had something special for Dion and The Belmonts too. "The way 'A Teenager In Love' came in, Ricky Nelson had 'Poor Little Fool.' So I kind of sang it to The Belmonts, and they started doing this thing," says Dion. "Then Mort Shuman and Doc Pomus, they had another song, I forget what it was called. And they kind of changed it to 'Teenager In Love,' and put that together. So it was kind of wonderful to just kind of sit on this blanket, the sound that the group was making. But definitely, if you listen to 'Poor Little Fool,' you can hear what kind of inspired it.' Waxed March 3, 1959 and issued on the same month with the mellow I've Cried Before on the flip, A Teenager In Love was a #5 pop smash that spring. Dion and The Belmonts were now teen idols. DiMucci wisely never underestimated the value of his songwriters.

"Doc Pomus was like a father to me, very much so. He really encouraged me. I miss him. He was just a great guy. I just used to like talking to Doc. Mort Shuman I loved. Mort Shuman was totally incredible," says Dion.  "He was a great guy to hang out with. He was so interesting. I loved being with him."

Various Street Corner Symphonies 1959 Vol.11
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