Article successfully added.

The Velvets The Complete Velvets (CD)

$17.23 *

Prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs

Item is temporarily out of stock.
Approx. delivery time: up to 3 weeks. (if available from supplier)

  • CDCHD625
  • 0.1
(ACE Records) 30 Tracks - Monument 1960-1965 in Stereo - 12 page booklet of notes &... more

The Velvets: The Complete Velvets (CD)

(ACE Records) 30 Tracks - Monument 1960-1965 in Stereo - 12 page booklet of notes & photos; - essential!

The Velvets didn't conform to any of doo wop's norms.' says sleevenote writer Bill Millar They hailed, not from New York, but from Odessa, where the Texan panhandle meets the rest of the state. In the age of streetcorner amateur, they made records as polished as their patent leather shoes. Lead singer Virgil Johnson, the Velvets' Mr Sheen, didn't overdose when the hits stopped, he had aspirations outside music and never gave up his day job. Weirdest of all, the Velvets barely dabbled in R&B. LIke their mentor, Roy Orbison, they sang songs which straddled that increasingly invisible line between country and pop. The Velvets and Roy Orbison shared the same producer in Fred Foster and the same session musicians in Nashville's A-Team. In essence, the Velvets dusted Orbie's sombre, bel canto agonies with a faint but cheerful shot of proto-soul.Performing locally at sock-hops and campus functions, The Velvets were heard by Roy Orbison who was so impressed with them that he recommended the group to Fred Foster at Monument Records. Their second release Tonight took them into the Billboard Hot 100 at # 26 (UK chart at # 50) and, as Millar says, is as perfect as black pop music would get. The follow-up Lana, though it barely dented the American charts, went to No 1 in Japan! The Complete Velvets features all the singles they made through until 1966 plus all of the thirteen previously unreleased sides which have only been available on Japanese vinyl and CD. As befits such a group of oh-so-smooth singers, the tracks are transferred from original analogue master tapes.

Article properties: The Velvets: The Complete Velvets (CD)

  • Interpret: The Velvets

  • Album titlle: The Complete Velvets (CD)

  • Year of publication 1996
  • Genre Doo-Wop

  • Label Ace Records

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0029667162524

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Velvets, The - The Complete Velvets (CD) CD 1
01 Tonight
02 Time And Again
03 Spring Fever
04 That Lucky Old Sun
05 Laugh
06 Lana
07 The Love Express
08 Don't Let Him Take My Baby
09 Let The Good Times Roll
10 The Light Goes On, The Light Goes Off
11 Crying In The Chapel
12 Dawn
13 Here Comes That Song Again
14 Nightmare
15 If
16 Let The Fool Kiss You
17 Baby The Magic Is Gone
18 Be Ever Mine
19 You Done Me Bad
20 Kiss Me
21 Alicia
22 Bird Dog
23 My Love
24 Who Has The Right
25 I'm Trusting In You
26 Almost But Not Quite
27 Husbands And Wives
28 I Can Feel it
29 Poison Love
30 That's Out Of My Line
Review 0
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "The Complete Velvets (CD)"
Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von The Velvets
Let The Good Times Roll (2-LP) The Velvets: Let The Good Times Roll (2-LP) Art-Nr.: LP23AP2241

Currently not available

$26.95 *
Tonight (Could Be The Night) (CD) The Velvets: Tonight (Could Be The Night) (CD) Art-Nr.: CDA21475

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$21.55 *
I b-w I Cried 7inch, 45rpm The Velvets: I b-w I Cried 7inch, 45rpm Art-Nr.: 45TR150

Currently not available

$7.02 *
Fabulous Hofner Bluenotes (Book - 2x10'LP - 3-CD) Chris Rea: Fabulous Hofner Bluenotes (Book - 2x10'LP - 3-CD) Art-Nr.: 0018034

Currently not available

$25.87 $53.95
Music Of Life - 1951 - Golden Decade, Vol.6 (Book & 4-CD) Various: Music Of Life - 1951 - Golden Decade, Vol.6... Art-Nr.: CD27231961

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$32.35
In The Still Of The Night - The Doo Wop Groups 1951-62 (LP) Various: In The Still Of The Night - The Doo Wop Groups... Art-Nr.: LPCGB1004

Currently not available

$15.07
Let The Good Times Roll (2-LP) The Velvets: Let The Good Times Roll (2-LP) Art-Nr.: LP23AP2241

Currently not available

$26.95
Rollin' & Tumblin' Pt.1 & 2 Baby Face Leroy: Rollin' & Tumblin' Pt.1 & 2 Art-Nr.: 45501

Currently not available

$9.18
Swamp Root - Step It Up And Go Harmonica Frank Floyd: Swamp Root - Step It Up And Go Art-Nr.: 45CHESS1475

Currently not available

$9.18
Barefootin' - Shootin' The Grease Robert Parker / Jesse Gresham: Barefootin' - Shootin' The Grease Art-Nr.: 45HEAD1050

Currently not available

$9.18
I Love You - Golden Classics Vinyl LP (Cut-Out) The Volumes: I Love You - Golden Classics Vinyl LP (Cut-Out) Art-Nr.: LPCOL5032

Currently not available

$15.07
You're Only Young Twice - The Ambient Sound Doo Wop Album (CD) Various: You're Only Young Twice - The Ambient Sound Doo... Art-Nr.: CDEK66976

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$10.75 $19.39
Golden Classics (CD) The Volumes: Golden Classics (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCOL5032

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$19.39
Capris - Gotham Recording Stars CAPRIS: Capris - Gotham Recording Stars Art-Nr.: CDCOL5000

Currently not available

$16.74
Vol.5, Old Town Doo-Wop Various: Vol.5, Old Town Doo-Wop Art-Nr.: CDCHD571

Ready to ship today,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

$17.23
When Planets Collide Various: When Planets Collide Art-Nr.: CDCB1109

Currently not available

$17.01
Let The Good Times Roll (2-LP) The Velvets: Let The Good Times Roll (2-LP) Art-Nr.: LP23AP2241

Currently not available

$26.95
In The Still Of The Night - The Doo Wop Groups 1951-62 (LP) Various: In The Still Of The Night - The Doo Wop Groups... Art-Nr.: LPCGB1004

Currently not available

$15.07
Viewed