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The Shirelles Sing The Golden Oldies - Spontaneous Combustion

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The Shirelles: Sing The Golden Oldies - Spontaneous Combustion

(2010/ACE) 26 tracks (64:59) 1964 & 1967 with 16 page booklet. Including two rare bonus tracks.


The Shirelles - Sing The Golden Oldies - Spontaneous Combustion Medium 1
1: Walkin' Along
2: Tears On My Pillow
3: Lonely Teardrops
4: Church Bells My Ring
5: A Hundred Pounds Of Clay
6: Hey Baby
7: I met Him On A Sunday
8: To Know Hin Is To Love Him
9: Can't We Be Sweet Hearts
10: Please Be My Boyfriend
11: My Prayer
12: Runaway
13: Mama said
14: Baby It's You
15: Group & Band Introduction/Walk Right In
16: Satisfaction
17: Knock On Wood
18: Boys
19: Tonight's The Night
20: A LAst Minute Miracle
21: No Doubt About It
22: What'd I Say
23: I Got You
24: When The Saints Go Marching In
25: I Met Him On A Sunday
26: Twist And Shout


Artikeleigenschaften von The Shirelles: Sing The Golden Oldies - Spontaneous Combustion

  • Interpret: The Shirelles

  • Albumtitel: Sing The Golden Oldies - Spontaneous Combustion

  • Format CD
  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Music Genre R&B, Soul
  • Music Style Vocal Groups / Doo Wop
  • Music Sub-Genre 255 Vocal Groups/Doo Wop
  • Title Sing The Golden Oldies/Spontaneous Combustion
  • Release date 2010
  • Label Ace Records

  • SubGenre R&B Music - Classic R&B

  • EAN: 0029667040723

  • weight in Kg 0.100

Artist description "Shirelles, The"

The Shirelles

Will You Love Me Tomorrow

The Shirelles were the top girl group in the country in 1960. They had an impressive seller that summer with the sleek Tonight's The Night, but their coronation was due to a remorseful theme written by young New York composers Carole King and Gerry Goffin. Lyrically,Will You Love Me Tomorrow was fairly heavy stuff, lead singer Shirley Owens wondering if her lover would treat her the same way the next day after they'd had sex (one had to read between the lines). Owens had initially informed Luther Dixon, her producer at Florence Greenberg's Scepter Records, that she didn't think she could sing the tune because it was too country!

Will You Love Me Tomorrow didn't sound country at all by the time The Shirelles got done with it. King, in charge of the music, and lyricist Goffin worked for Aldon Music, the domain of Al Nevins, formerly of The Three Suns, and street-smart Don Kirshner. Located at 1650 Broadway, up the street from Manhattan's Brill Building, the publishing firm specialized in youth-oriented material tailor-made for the violin-enriched uptown soul productions that The Shirelles favored as female counterparts to The Drifters. King went all out on the sumptuous arrangement; Dixon's production technique was similarly top-notch.

With the less ambitious but thoroughly delightful rocker Boys, penned by Dixon and Wes Farrell (and later recorded by no less than the Beatles), on the B-side, the sparkling ballad cracked the pop charts in November of 1960 and rocketed to #1 by late January of '61, missing the same happy fate on the R&B side by one slot. Owens, Addie 'Micki' Harris, Doris Coley, and Beverly Lee had come a long way from their Passaic, New Jersey beginnings and their first small hit for Decca, I Met Him On A Sunday (Ronde-Ronde).


Various - Street Corner Symphonies 1960 Vol.12

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