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Complete Recordings   (5-CD) Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers: Complete Recordings (5-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD15782

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The Complete Josie Sessions (4-CD) CADILLACS: The Complete Josie Sessions (4-CD) Art-Nr.: BCD15648

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The Jubilee Recordings (6-CD Box Set) The Orioles: The Jubilee Recordings (6-CD Box Set) Art-Nr.: BCD15682

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Doo Wop in Germany Various - Hits und Raritäten auf deutsch: Doo Wop in Germany Art-Nr.: BCD16948

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Excello Vocal Groups (CD) Various: Excello Vocal Groups (CD) Art-Nr.: CDEXC3013-C

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Vol.09, 1957 The Complete Story Of Doo Wop Various - Street Corner Symphonies: Vol.09, 1957 The Complete Story Of Doo Wop Art-Nr.: BCD17287

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Vol.11, 1959 The Complete Story Of Doo Wop Various - Street Corner Symphonies: Vol.11, 1959 The Complete Story Of Doo Wop Art-Nr.: BCD17289

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Definitive '5' Royales: King A&B Sides (2-CD) The Five Royales: Definitive '5' Royales: King A&B Sides (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDSOUL015

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The Cadillacs Rock CADILLACS: The Cadillacs Rock Art-Nr.: BCD16281

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Only Believe...Unissued And Rare Nashville.. The Prisonaires & The Marigolds: Only Believe...Unissued And Rare Nashville.. Art-Nr.: BCD16893

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The classical vocal groups showed Presens for the first time in 1920, but in 1948 one could really speak of a doo-wop band.


The polyphonic male songs pressed on LPs and singles seduced the women with their ballads and charm. Many put doo-wop CDs and vinyl records under rock and roll, but we at Bear Family see more of a relationship to rhythm and blues in the music. However, Doo Wop was influenced by Blues, Jazz and Gospel. Let's not argue about the genre in which you sort your vinyl records and CDs, but let's enjoy the unique feelings that the music expresses through its many octaves and lyrics.
 
Doo Wop CDs and vinyl records
To explore the complete history of the Doo Wop, we can recommend our self-produced CD album series Street Corner Symphonies. We have pressed the complete story with rare photos and recordings on CDs for you. Bear Family Records has also released the following albums in the Doo Wop genre: Doo Wop in Germany, Five Keys and Nitecaps - The Best Of Doo Wop Classics Vol.2, The Platters - The Ballads Of The Platters, Cadillacs - The Cadillacs Rocks, Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers - Frankie Rocks, The Cues - Why, The Cadillacs - The Josie Seesions and many more.
 
Of course you will also find releases from other record labels on vinyl records, e.g. singles with 45rpm or classical LPs with 33rpm, CDs and high-quality CD album box sets. Take a look at our doo-wop category and get the music in your favourite format, whether vinyl records like singles as 7inch, LPs as 12inch or simply on CDs.

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The classical vocal groups showed Presens for the first time in 1920, but in 1948 one could really speak of a doo-wop band.


The polyphonic male songs pressed on LPs and singles seduced the women with their ballads and charm. Many put doo-wop CDs and vinyl records under rock and roll, but we at Bear Family see more of a relationship to rhythm and blues in the music. However, Doo Wop was influenced by Blues, Jazz and Gospel. Let's not argue about the genre in which you sort your vinyl records and CDs, but let's enjoy the unique feelings that the music expresses through its many octaves and lyrics.
 
Doo Wop CDs and vinyl records
To explore the complete history of the Doo Wop, we can recommend our self-produced CD album series Street Corner Symphonies. We have pressed the complete story with rare photos and recordings on CDs for you. Bear Family Records has also released the following albums in the Doo Wop genre: Doo Wop in Germany, Five Keys and Nitecaps - The Best Of Doo Wop Classics Vol.2, The Platters - The Ballads Of The Platters, Cadillacs - The Cadillacs Rocks, Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers - Frankie Rocks, The Cues - Why, The Cadillacs - The Josie Seesions and many more.
 
Of course you will also find releases from other record labels on vinyl records, e.g. singles with 45rpm or classical LPs with 33rpm, CDs and high-quality CD album box sets. Take a look at our doo-wop category and get the music in your favourite format, whether vinyl records like singles as 7inch, LPs as 12inch or simply on CDs.

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Excello Vocal Groups (CD) Various: Excello Vocal Groups (CD) Art-Nr.: CDEXC3013-C

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(1995/AVI/Excello) 31 master tracks featuring unreleased and alternate takes. With 12 page booklet of photos and notes by Cub Koda from Goldmine Magazine. Johnny Bragg Rulaz! - Original sealed overstock Cut-Out with small cut in jewel...
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Sweet Beat Records Presents: More Hot And Hip Harmony (CD) Various: Sweet Beat Records Presents: More Hot And Hip... Art-Nr.: CDSB003

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(Sweet Beat Records) 22 Tracks - The cream of the cream of today's vocal groups in traditional Doo-Wop sound all united here!
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Platterama - Original Greatest Hits (LP) The Platters: Platterama - Original Greatest Hits (LP) Art-Nr.: LPSRM14050

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(PolyGram) 10 Tracks - Seldom LP from 1982, contains the rare Platterama medley in the style of 'Stars Of 45', typical for the 80s! Still original sealed!
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Wop Bam Boom! (CD) TT Grace: Wop Bam Boom! (CD) Art-Nr.: CDATZ1502

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(Atenzia Records) 11 Tracks - Swedish doo-wop rock'n'roll band in a class of its own!
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Band Of Brothers (CD) The Lauries: Band Of Brothers (CD) Art-Nr.: CDTOMB2093

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(Tombstone Records) 16 Tracks (41:00) - Digipack - Swinging harmonies in the style of the Four Aces, Ames Brothers, Crew Cuts etc.! Beautiful sound!
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Stand By Me - The Ultimate Collection (LP) Ben E. King: Stand By Me - The Ultimate Collection (LP) Art-Nr.: LPWX90

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(Atlantic) 16 Tracks - His career, 1960-1964! Featuring The Drifters!
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The 5 Keys And The Nitecaps - The Best Of Doo-Wop Vol.2 (LP) The Five Keys & The Nitecaps: The 5 Keys And The Nitecaps - The Best Of... Art-Nr.: LPDET33010

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(Detour) 16 tracks
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The Doo Wop Collection 1956-1962 Plus (4-CD) Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers: The Doo Wop Collection 1956-1962 Plus (4-CD) Art-Nr.: CDRGM124

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(Real Gone Music) 81 Tracks - 1956-1962 - Includes the singles and albums of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers as well as Lymon's solo records, a single of the teenagers without Frankie, and recordings by his brother Lewis Lymon with the...
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Shangri-Las 65! (LP) Shangri-Las: Shangri-Las 65! (LP) Art-Nr.: LPRAD6001

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(Radiation Records) 13 tracks
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The Best Of The Cadillacs (CD) CADILLACS: The Best Of The Cadillacs (CD) Art-Nr.: CDNEM604

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(Sequel/Rhino) 18 Tracks (Josie 1954-60)
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Twist & Shout - 12 Atlantic Tracks Produced By Phil Spector (CD Japan) Various: Twist & Shout - 12 Atlantic Tracks Produced By... Art-Nr.: CDAMCY25

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(1989/Atlantic Japan) 12 fabulous master tracks with 8 page booklet with notes by Alan Betrock (english) also including all lyrics.
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Ruby Baby - Donna The Prima Donna (CD) Dion: Ruby Baby - Donna The Prima Donna (CD) Art-Nr.: CDTOP1548

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(Ace Records) 24 tracks Having quit the Belmonts in late 1960, Dion DiMucci enjoyed a string of solo hits on Laurie, including the million-selling ‘Runaround Sue’, and two Top 20 albums before signing to Columbia Records in late ’62. By...
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The Complete Releases 1954-62 (2-CD) The Penguins: The Complete Releases 1954-62 (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDADD3210

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(Acrobat Music) 42 Tracks - 16 page booklet The Penguins were one of the several doo-wop groups of the 50s who took their name from a bird (others included The Orioles, The Ravens, The Flamingos and The Robins), and they are best known...
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Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Sherry (CD) The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Sherry (CD) Art-Nr.: CD3931063

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(Magic Records) 29 Tracks - original Stereo versions 1962 except #2 - remastered in high definition 96k/24-bit.
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Evans' Shuffle (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Little Walter: Evans' Shuffle (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45ET15116

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(El Toro Records) 4 Track EP - Big Centerhole Louisiana-born Marion "Little Walter" Jacobs arrived in the Windy City in 1945 and swiftly made a name for himself as an innovator of the amplified harrmonica in order to compete with the...
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Hoy Hoy (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Little Johnny Jones: Hoy Hoy (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45ET15069

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(El Toro Records) 4 Track EP - Big Centerhole Born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1924, Little Johnny relocated to Chicago twenty years later to take his place among the great blues piano players with the help of the well-known Tampa Red...
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Ride & Roll (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee: Ride & Roll (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45ET15117

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(El Toro Records) 4 Track EP - Big Centerhole Georgia-born blind harp-player Saunders Terrell (AKA Sonny Terry) joined forces with Walter "Brownie" McGhee from Tennessee in the early 1940s and their successful partnership has been...
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I Wish You Would (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Billy Boy Arnold: I Wish You Would (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45ET15118

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(El Toro Records) 4 Track EP - Big Centerhole Handsome William "Billy Boy" Arnold, a Windy City native, was blessed with harmonica tuition as a child by a neighbour who happened to be none other than legendary Sonny Boy Williamson the...
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Diggin' My Potatoes (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) WASHBOARD SAM: Diggin' My Potatoes (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45ET15068

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(El Toro Records) 4 Track EP - Big Centerhole Robert Brown was born in Arkansas in 1910 and tried out various nicknames before "Washboard Sam" stuck to him in the 1930s when he moved to Chicago.A veteran blues recording artist for...
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Had A Gal Called Sal (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Lightnin' Hopkins: Had A Gal Called Sal (7inch, EP, 45rpm, PS) Art-Nr.: 45ET15100

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(El Toro Records) 4 Track EP - Big Centerhole Texan Sam Hopkins began performing with the legendary Blind Lemon Jefferson in the late 1920s, but had to wait for two decades before the Aladdin record business knocked at his door to record...
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More Perfect Harmonies - Sweet Soul Groups 1967-1975 (CD) Various: More Perfect Harmonies - Sweet Soul Groups... Art-Nr.: CDKEND252

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(Ace Records 24 tracks, best sweet soul stuff recorded 1967-72 incl. many rare previously unreleased recordings - 16 page booklet
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Starry-Eyed Serenaders (2-CD) Various: Starry-Eyed Serenaders (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDFVDD183

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(Fantastic Voyage) 50 tracks 2-CD Romance has been the overriding preoccupation of songwriters and performers through the ages, and never more so than in the golden years of rock & roll. On Starry-Eyed Serenaders, music historian and...
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I Idolize You! - Fraternity Recordings 1960-1964 (LP) The Charmaines: I Idolize You! - Fraternity Recordings... Art-Nr.: LPCHD1545

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(Ace Records) 14 Tracks - A brief appearance on Billboard’s Bubbling Under chart belies the fact that the Charmaines were Cincinnati’s leading 1960s girl group. Formed by Marian “Gigi” Jackson, Dee Watkins and Irene Vinegar, the group...
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Crawfishin' - Route 90 (7inch, 45rpm, Company Sleeve) GARLOW, Clarence: Crawfishin' - Route 90 (7inch, 45rpm, Company... Art-Nr.: 45DET45003

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(Detour) 2 tracks 1954
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In Perfect Harmony - Sweet Soul Groups 1968-77 (CD) Various: In Perfect Harmony - Sweet Soul Groups 1968-77... Art-Nr.: CDKEND219

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(Ace Records) 24 tracks (78:14) 1968 -1977 with 16 page booklet Doo Wop meets Soul at the crossroads of harmony in a collection of group goodies from the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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Bring It To Jerome - Run Diddle Daddy (7inch, 45rpm, PS, BC) Bo Diddley: Bring It To Jerome - Run Diddle Daddy (7inch,... Art-Nr.: 45SR164

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(Sleazy Records) 2-Track Single - 45 rpm, picture cover, large inner hole
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Let Me In - Merengue (7inch, 45rpm, PS, BC) Bo Diddley: Let Me In - Merengue (7inch, 45rpm, PS, BC) Art-Nr.: 45SR166

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(Sleazy Records) 2-Track Single - 45 rpm, picture cover, large inner hole
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Bo Diddley - Little Girl  (7inch, 45rpm, PS, BC) Bo Diddley: Bo Diddley - Little Girl (7inch, 45rpm, PS, BC) Art-Nr.: 45SR163

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(Sleazy Records) 2-Track Single - 45 rpm, picture cover, large inner hole
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I Love You So - Silly Willy (7inch, 45rpm, PS, BC) Bo Diddley: I Love You So - Silly Willy (7inch, 45rpm, PS, BC) Art-Nr.: 45SR165

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(Sleazy Records) 2-Track Single - 45 rpm, picture cover, large inner hole
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Kansas City - C.C. Rider (7inch, 45rpm, Picture Disc) Wilbert Harrison: Kansas City - C.C. Rider (7inch, 45rpm, Picture... Art-Nr.: 45MAYBE98

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(Maybellene) 2 tracks - Limited Edition (1.000) Picture Disc - small center nice little collector's item from 1987 - few copies
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Remember! The Great Hits From The Girl Groups (CD) Various: Remember! The Great Hits From The Girl Groups (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCD1094

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(Charly Records) 20 Tracks - 1957-1965!
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All-Time Greatest Hits (CD, US Longbox) The Olympics: All-Time Greatest Hits (CD, US Longbox) Art-Nr.: CDDZS057

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(DCC Compacts Classics) 26 tracks, original Demon and Arvee recordings, 1958-65, incl. unissued material! Rare CD! Hully Gully Baby!
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The Biggest Man - Scepter And Dynamo Recordings 1961-67 (CD) Tommy Hunt: The Biggest Man - Scepter And Dynamo Recordings... Art-Nr.: CDKEND145

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(Kent Soul) 29 Tracks Tommy Hunt has one hell of a reputation: renowned for his deeply rich and powerful voice-.-his sharp, hip and downright impossible dance routines-.-his spellbinding charisma-.-and his smooth way with the women....
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The Best Of The Rivieras (LP) The Rivieras: The Best Of The Rivieras (LP) Art-Nr.: LPRELIC5092

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(Relic Records) 15 Tracks
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Collection (2-CD) The Del Vikings: Collection (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDADD3255

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(Acrobat) 60 tracks. Recordings between 1956 - 1962. The Del-Vikings were a doowop and R&B vocal group whose hugely promising career was blighted by contractual and other personnel issues but who had major landmark R&B and pop hits like...
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Moving Up - The Early Years 1956-1965 (CD) The Gospelaires Of Dayton, Ohio: Moving Up - The Early Years 1956-1965 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDPN1512

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(Gospel Friend Records) 29 Tracks - Original Avant & Peacock Recordings!
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For Collectors Only (2-CD) The Del Vikings: For Collectors Only (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDCOL8809

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(Collectables) 36 tracks, original 1950s recordings!
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Danny & The Juniors v.s. Dell Vikings (LP, Japan, 30th Anniversary Of Rock 'n' Roll Series) Danny & The Juniors - Del Vikings: Danny & The Juniors v.s. Dell Vikings (LP,... Art-Nr.: LPP11578

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(Warner-Pioneer Japan) 16 tracks including all lyrics.
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Acappella Unlimited Vol.1 (LP) Various: Acappella Unlimited Vol.1 (LP) Art-Nr.: LPTIREC5851

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(Timetone Records) 16 tracks
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Acappella Unlimited Vol.2 (LP) Various: Acappella Unlimited Vol.2 (LP) Art-Nr.: LPTIREC5852

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(Timetone Records) 16 tracks
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The Very Best Of The Ink Spots (LP) The Ink Spots: The Very Best Of The Ink Spots (LP) Art-Nr.: LPSHM3194

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(Pickwick) 16 Tracks - One of the most characteristic music sounds of the 1940's was produced by a vocal group of four guys who called themselves The Ink Spots. From 1939 into the early fifties they had a string of hit records that could...
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Million Dollar Memories, Vol.3 (LP) Various: Million Dollar Memories, Vol.3 (LP) Art-Nr.: LPLES4075

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(Laurie Records) 16 tracks - original recordings
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Million Dollar Memories, Vol.2 (LP) Various: Million Dollar Memories, Vol.2 (LP) Art-Nr.: LPLES4073

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(Laurie Records) 16 tracks - original recordings
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The Great American Rock And Roll Revival, Vol.4 (2-LP) Various: The Great American Rock And Roll Revival, Vol.4... Art-Nr.: LPLES4059

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(Laurie Records) 30 tracks - original recordings
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Golden Greats (LP) The Mills Brothers: Golden Greats (LP) Art-Nr.: LPMCM5030

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(MCA) 20 tracks
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Back Seat Jams (CD) Various: Back Seat Jams (CD) Art-Nr.: CDDZS031

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(Dunhill Compact Classics) 17 tracks
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16 Greatest Hits (CD) The Platters: 16 Greatest Hits (CD) Art-Nr.: CDD1011

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(Deluxe) 16 tracks - sealed US Longbox Packaging - 1986 collector's item
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Golden Double 32 (2-LP, Japan) The Lettermen: Golden Double 32 (2-LP, Japan) Art-Nr.: LPECS65041-42

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(EMI-Capitol Japan) 32 Tracks - 1963-1971 - Gatefold cover - Very rare Japanese double LP!
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Little Darlin' - The Diamonds' Best (LP, Japan) The Diamonds: Little Darlin' - The Diamonds' Best (LP, Japan) Art-Nr.: LP25PP22

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(Mercury Japan) 12 Tracks - 1957-1960 - Original recordings! With inlay!
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Old King Gold Vol.10 (LP) Various: Old King Gold Vol.10 (LP) Art-Nr.: LPBID8036

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(Bellaphon) 12 tracks - Original King, Federal and DeLuxe recordings
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