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VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1007 The Philly Doo Wop Sound - Lost Masters ● CD $17.98
Available again. 26 tracks from early 60s - mostly previously unissued from the archives of Frank Bendinelli - Danny & The Travellers, Richie & The Royals, Billy & The Vanguards, Chip & the Quartetones, The Dee Jays, Cymbals, Presey & The Flip Flops, The Intruders and others.

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1013 Crystal Ball Records 20th Anniversary, Vol. 1 ● CD $17.98
 

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1014 Crystal Ball Records 20th Anniversary, Vol. 2 ● CD $17.98
 

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1015 Crystal Ball Records 20th Anniversary, Vol. 3 ● CD $17.98
 

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1016 Crystal Ball Records 20th Anniversary, Vol. 4 ● CD $17.98
 

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1017 Crystal Ball Records 20th Anniversary, Vol. 5 ● CD $17.98
 

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1024 The Best Of Sinclair Records, Vol. 1 ● CD $17.98
First of two volumes surveying some of the recordings made in the early 60s for Don Ames' Sinclair Records label and its subsidiaries Blast, raven, Cheer, Whale, Mermaid & Camay. 30 tracks (four previously unissued) including the labels only big hit Coney Island Baby by The Excellents plus tracks by Joy Anthony & Group, Davy Jones & The Daulphins, The Del Carlos, Rick Martell & the Angels, Eddie Carl & Group, Steve Gentry & Group, Ray Allen and more.
THE 5 DISCS: That Was The Time/ RAY ALLEN & EMBERS: The Wibble/ RAY ALLEN & UPBEATS: Let Them Talk/ JOY ANTHONY & GROUP: Earth Angel/ THE BELGINETTS: You Can Love Again/ THE BROOKS FOUR: I'm Not Good Enough For You/ EDDIE CARL & GROUP: Wishing Time/ THE CORVELLS: The Bells/ THE COURT JESTERS: Roaches/ ALAN DALE & GROUP: Monday To Sunday/ THE DEL CARLO'S (PREV UNRELEASED): Baby Sister/ THE DIPLOMATS: One Summer Night/ DONNIE & DREAMERS: Dorothy/ My Memories Of You/ THE EGYPTIANS: I'm In Love (acap)/ In My Heart/ THE EXCELLENTS: Coney Isalnd Baby/ STEVE GENTRY & GROUP: I Will Be Waiting/ JOANN & GROUP: Someone To Watch Over Me/ DAVY JONES & DAULPHINS: Dance, Dance, Little Girl Dance/ THE JUMPIN' TONES: I Had A Dream/ That Angel Is You/ THE MAGNIFICENT FOUR: The Closer You Are/ ROCK MARTELL & ANGELS: Oh Happy Day/ THE MASCOTS: Hey Little Angel/ THE MONTEREYS: Step Right Up/ ROBBIE REED & TONY DANO: Love Is Bubble Gum/ MARC TANNO & GROUP: Angel/ THE VELONS: Shelly/ GENE VITO & PLAYBOYS: (i'm Just A) Playboy

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1025 The Best Of Sinclair Records, Vol. 2 ● CD $17.98
30 more sides - four previously unissued.
THE 5 DISCS: Unchained Melody/ RAY ALLEN & EMBERS: Ham 'the Space Monkey'/ RAY ALLEN & UPBEATS: Sweet Lorraine/ JOY ANTHONY & GROUP: Eternally Yours/ THE BROOKS FOUR: I'll Be Faithful/ EDDIE CARL & GROUP: This Love Of Mine/ THE CORVELLS: Don't Forget/ THE COURT JESTERS: The Trial Of My Love/ ALAN DALE & GROUP: That's A Teenage Girl/ THE DEL CARLO'S: Bright Eyes/ THE DIPLOMATS: Shelly/ DONNIE & DREAMERS: Count Every Star/ Teenage Love/ THE EQYPTIANS: Eillene/ I Feel So Bad (acap)/ THE EXCELLENTS: You Baby You/ RONNIE HAYDEN & GROUP: S.o.s. (i Love You)/ JOANN & GROUP: Baby Doll/ DAVY JONES & DAULPHINS: Annabelle Lee/ THE JUMPIN' TONES: Grandma's Hearing Aid/ I Wonder/ KENNY & WHALERS: Life Is But A Dream/ THE MAGNIFICENT FOUR: Uncle Sam/ RICK MARTELL & DREAMERS: I'm A Beatnick/ THE MASCOTS: Once Upon A Love/ THE MONTEREYS: Face In The Crowd/ ROBBIE REED & TONY DANO: Lollypop Romance/ THE VELONS: From The Chapel/ GENE VITO & PLAYBOYS: I Want You Back Again/ VINCE WAYNE & GROUP: Take A Chance

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1007 The Philly Doo Wop Sound - Lost Masters ● CD $17.98
26 tracks from early 60s - mostly previously unissued from the archives of Frank Bendinelli - Danny & The Travellers, Richie & The Royals, Billy & The Vanguards, Chip & the Quartetones, The Dee Jays, Cymbals, Presey & The Flip Flops, The Intruders and others.

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1009 The Poplar Records Story ● CD $17.98
33 tracks of mostly white vocal groups recorded in the 60s for Stan Seifer's Poplar label founded in New York in 1962. Includes The Visuals, Havens, belvederes, Zack Norman, The Debutantes and others. Several tracks are previously unissued. Comes with 8 page booklet with notes, photos, etc.
BRYAN BRENT & THE CUT OUTS: For Eternity/ THE CAPREES: If I Should Lose You/ THE CARDINALS: Why Don't You Write Me/ THE CARVETTES: A Lover's Prayer/ THE CLASSICS: Je Vous Aime/ THE CONFIDENTIAL FOUR: Please Be My Girlfriend/ Walking On A Cloud/ THE CRYSTALAIRS: Richie The Snake/ THE CRYSTALIGHTS: Bells/ THE DAWNS: I Love You So Tonight/ THE DECOYS: For You/ THE DOWNBEATS: Midnight Love/ ERIC & THE PLAZAS: I Wish/ JOHN HURLEY: Lonely Boy/ THE JIVING JUNIORS: Valerie/ LITTLE PRINCE & THE FREELOADERS: Nursery Love/ DUTCH LONDON: Each Day/ ERNIE MARBRAY: The Stakes Are Too High/ JOHNNY MAE MATHEWS: I Had No Choice/ THE MUSTANGS: Over The Rainbow/ THE TWISTERS: This Is The End/ CHERYL WEINBERG: Together We'll Be/ FAY WILSON: I Miss You So/ Playing Me For A Fool

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1009-B The Rarest Of The Rare - Collector's Showcase Vol. 1 ● CD $17.98
Reissue of LP Crystal 129 with 9 additional cuts. 23 rarities from the collection of Richie Rosen plus a tribute song Richie The Snake An assortment of black and white harmonists warbling both popular standards and originals. Standouts include the jumping For You by The De Coys, the pretty I Wish For Eternity by Bryan Brent with The Cut Outs and weeper A Lover's Prayer by The Carvettes. Some extremely fine rare material here. Other artists include The Mustangs, Dutch London, Bryan Brent & The Cut Outs, The Crystalights, Caprees, Downbeats, Confidential Four and more.
BRYAN BRENT & THE CUT OUTS: For Eternity/ THE CAPREES: If I Should Lose You/ THE CARDINALS: Why Don't You Write Me/ THE CARVETTES: A Lover's Prayer/ THE CLASSICS: Je Vous Aime/ THE CONFIDENTIAL FOUR: Please Be My Girlfriend/ Walking On A Cloud/ THE CRYSTALAIRS: Richie The Snake/ THE CRYSTALIGHTS: Bells/ THE DAWNS: I Love You So Tonight/ THE DECOYS: For You/ THE DOWNBEATS: Midnight Love/ ERIC & THE PLAZAS: I Wish/ JOHN HURLEY: Lonely Boy/ THE JIVING JUNIORS: Valerie/ LITTLE PRINCE & THE FREELOADERS: Nursery Love/ DUTCH LONDON: Each Day/ ERNIE MARBRAY: The Stakes Are Too High/ JOHNNY MAE MATHEWS: I Had No Choice/ THE MUSTANGS: Over The Rainbow/ THE TWISTERS: This Is The End/ CHERYL WEINBERG: Together We'll Be/ FAY WILSON: I Miss You So/ Playing Me For A Fool

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1019 The Rarest Of The Rare - Collector's Showcase Vol. 2 ● CD $17.98
26 more rarities from the collection of Richie Rosen. Includes Marsha by The Emeralds, Please Be Mine by The Vels, You're The Only One by The Nomads, Teenage Paradise by The Volumes, One Guy by Mary Wright & Group plus tracks by The Electras, Vernon Green & The Medallions, Dusty Wilson & The Subjects, Ray & the darchaes, Stick Legs & The Persians and others.
BARRY & HIGHLIGHTS: The Wonderful Years/ THE DOTS: Good Luck To You/ THE ELECTRAS: Little Girl Of Mine/ THE EMERALDS: Marsha/ The Lover/ TOMMY FRONTERA & GROUP: After Tonight/ VERNON GREEN & MEDALLIONS: Dear Ann/ EDDIE HOLMAN: Laughing At Me/ THE IMPRESSIONS: I Dreamed Last Night/ JIMMY & SUNDIALS: All About You/ THE MASK MEN & AGENTS: In My Diary/ LITTLE JOHNNY MCCALL: My Love I Can't Hide/ THE MEN OF IVY: Lovers Never Say Goodbye/ THE NOMADS: You're The Only One/ THE NOTATIONS: What A Night For Love/ RAY & DARCHAES: Darling Forver/ THE STATESMEM: What Did She Say/ STICK LEGS & PERSIANS: The Wedding/ THE STROLLERS: Give Her Back To Me/ TONY & RAINDROPS: Tina/ ROY TYSON & GROUP: Oh What A Night For Love/ THE VELS: Please Be Mine/ THE VOLUMES: Teenage Paradise/ THE WAYWARD SONS: How Will I Know/ DUSTY WILSON & SUBJECTS: Better Than You/ MARY WRIGHT & GROUP: One Guy

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1021 The Rarest Of The Rare - Collector's Showcase Vol. 3 ● CD $17.98
24 sides from The Lachords, Betty Everett & Group, Joan Bias & Group, The Fabulous Flames, Paula Grimes & Group, The Tones, Lou Washington & Group, The Spidells, Les Missls, The Show Stoppers, Phil Alan & The Ardees, The Heart Breakers, etc.
PHIL ALAN & ARDEES: Four Leaf Clover/ JOAN BIAS & GROUP: I Don't Know What's Right Anymore/ THE DELICADOS: Time And Time Again/ DEL DOMINO & DIAMOND CADETS: Thinking Of You/ EARL & JIMMIE: We Had It Made/ THE ECHOES: Sleep Baby Sleep/ THE ESQUIRES: My Dearest My Darling/ BETTY EVERETT & GROUP: My Life Depends On You/ THE FABULOUS FLAMES: So Long My Darling/ FREDDY & DYNAMICS: In Time/ PAULA GRIMES & GROUP: Zing/ THE HEART BREAKERS: Falling In Love Again/ THE HEARTS: My Love Has Gone/ THE KANSAS CITY PLAYBOYS: Lover Man/ THE LACHORDS: Hammer Of My Heart/ LITTLE JERRY & MONOTONES: Sad/ LES MISSILES (IN FRENCH): Remember Then/ THE PRETENDERS: Answer To My Prayers/ THE SHOW STOPPERS: School Prom/ THE SPIDELLS (PREV UNRELEASED): Come Walk With Me/ THE TONES: A Star/ THE VALIANTS (STEREO): Gloria/ THE VERSALES: Forgotten/ LOU WASHINGTON & GROUP: When We Meet Again

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1030 The Rarest Of The Rare - Collector's Showcase Vol. 4 ● CD $17.98
27 sides from The Rannels, Richard Wallace & Group, The Twisters, Tramps, Class-airs, 4 Uniques, Johnny Ross & Group, Marv Johnson & Group, Andy Rose & Group, The Teenettes (with The Tokens), Ron Strawn & The Bucks, The Five Stars, Four Gents, etc.

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1032 The Rarest Of The Rare - Collector's Showcase Vol. 5 ● CD $17.98
25 vocal group rarities from The Keytones, Jack & Jill, Tammy James & Group, The 5 Gents, Little Joe Steele & Group, The Five Chimes, Cole & The Grandeurs, The Matadors, The Fitones, Donny Marchand & Group and others.
THE CHARADES: Darling Believe Him/ COLE & GRANDEURS: Teenage Correl/ BECKY COOK & THE RAGMOPS: God Bless This Moment/ TONY DELL & GROUP: In The Still Of The Night/ THE FITONES: Mr Faith/ THE FIVE CHIMES: Rosemarie/ THE FIVE GENTS: I Never Told You/ Rock With Me Marie/ THE HEARTBREAKERS: Love You Till The Day I Die/ THE IVORY TONES: Little Fool/ JACK & JILL: Just As You Are/ TAMMY JAMES & GROUP: Congratulations/ THE KENTS: I Love You So/ THE KEYNOTES: Time After Time/ THE KEYTONES: Lover Of Mine/ DANNY MARCHAND & GROUP: Round In Circles/ THE MATADORS: Carmen I Wish You Were Here/ THE RADIANTS: Joyce/ THE RINGLEADERS: This Is Goodbye/ THE ROYAL BOYS: Lovers Bells/ LITTLE JOE STEELE & GROUP: Too Young/ L.C. STEELS & GROUP: I Will Always Love You/ TINY TIP & THE TIP TOPS: I Said A Prayer/ THE TWILIGHTERS: Nothin'/ THE VENEERS: With All My Heart

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1037 The Rarest Of The Rare, Vol. 6 - Slippery When Vette ● CD $17.98
27 tracks, many previously not on CD.
TIM BOYD & THE ESQUIRES: My Dearest My Darling/ THE CANDLE LIGHTS: I'm Without A Boyfriend/ NICK CARDELL & GROUP: I Stand Alone/ THE CHANCELLORS: My Thoughts To You/ THE CHARADES: Let Me Love You/ THE CHARTERS: My Rose/ THE CHAUNTES: Bohemian Love/ THE CRUISERS: There's A Girl/ THE DEBS: Star in the Sky/ THE FABULOUS CONTINENTALS: My Darling/ This Is My Prayer/ THE FIDELLS: Why Do I Love You/ THE FIVE CHANCES: Land of Love/ THE KINGSMEN: Don't Say You're Sorry/ RUSTY LANE & THE MYSTICS: Karen/ THE LOVE LARKS: It's Love (Unreleased demo)/ THE MARATHONS: Don't Know Why/ FRED PARIS & RESTLESS HEARTS: In the Still of the Night/ JEFF ROWENA FIVE: Diddle De Dum/ THE SEVEN TEARDROPS: Your Gonna Cry So Many Tears/ GEORGE SMITH & GROUP: Born Again/ THE SPINDLE TOPPERS: Hey Moon/ THE TELEGRAMS: Oh Baby Please/ THE THE CROWNS: I Want You/ WILLIE WILLIANS & THE TONES: A Star/ THE ZODIACS: Another Little Darling

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1042 Rarest Of The Rare, Vol. 7 ● CD $17.98
27 vocal group rarities from the 50s and 60s - 90% not previously on CD and four previously unreleased.
THE ACCENTS: Till You Bring Your Love Back To Me/ THE CALVAES: Mambo Fiesta/ CARL CARLTON & GROUP: I Love Only You/ So What/ THE CENTURYS: Time Was (unreleased)/ THE CONDORS: Sweetest Angel/ LANCE CURTIS & UNIQUES: Sympathy/ THE DEL CHORDS: Masha-mellow/ THE DEL TONES: Best Wishes/ THE DELL RAYS: Di Di/ DONNIE & DREAMERS: Heaven Only Knows (unreleased)/ ROYAL THE DRIFTERS: To Each His Own/ THE EL RAYS: (you Took) My Baby From Me/ Till The End Of Time/ TONY EVANS: A Girl In Love/ I'm Looking Over/ BUZZY KING: Schoolboy's Blues/ Your Picture/ TOMATO LOU: Dear Diary/ THE MAR-VELS: Somewhere In My Life/ RONNIE & THE PREMIERS: Love Is A Good Thing (unreleased)/ THE TORONADOS: Please Come Home/ THE UPFRONTS: I Stopped The Duke Of Earl/ JIM VALDEZ & BLUE EVOLUTION: Daddy;s Home/ THE VOGUES: Autumn (unreleased)/ YOLANDA & THE CASTANETS: Meet Me After School/ What About Me

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1026 The Vinny Catalano Story, Vol. 1 ● CD $17.98
First of three albums featuring recordings which involved the multi talented Vinny Catalano. Catalano was a vocalist who recorded under his own name and as a member of various groups (The Echoes, Acorns) a songwriter with more than 300 songs to his credit, a record producer who owned or co-owned a number of different labels and an arranger. This volume includes sides by The Dedications, Trickells, Melodeers, Royal Teens, Alan Roberts, The Echoes, Styles, Lonely Boys, Frankie Rossi & The Dreams, The Excellents, Vinnie & Sue, The Mascots and more.
THE ACORNS: Your Name & Mine/ JO-ANN CAMPBELL: Rock & Roll Love/ VINNY CATALANO: Rags To Riches/ I Won't Cry Anymore/ THE DEDICATIONS: Shining Star/ THE DESIRES: I Don't Know Why/ DONNIE & DREAMERS: Carole/ THE DOUBLE DATES: I Love You Girl/ VINNIE DOWNES: Foolish Pride/ THE ECHOES: Ding Dong/ THE EXCELLENTS: Red Red Robin/ THE LONELY BOYS: My Girl/ THE LOVE NOTES: Our Songs Of Love/ THE MASCOTS: Blue Birds Over The Mountain/ THE MELODEERS: Wishing Is For Fools/ ALAN ROBERTS: Walkin' With Love/ FRANKIE ROSSI & DREAMS: Around The Corner/ THE ROYAL JACKS: Night After Night/ THE ROYAL TEENS: Was It A Dream/ THE SARATOGAS: Baby's Gone/ JOHNNY SCHILLING & SHERWOODS: Marcelle/ THE SHERRY SISTERS: Cinderella It's Midnight/ THE STYLES: I Love You For Sentimental Reasons/ THE TRICKETS: Outside The Chapel Door/ When I Fall In Love/ VINNIE & SUE: Your Name & Mine/ VINNY & KENNY: School Time

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1027 The Vinny Catalano Story, Vol. 2 ● CD $17.98
This volume has another 27 sides including The Decications, Richie Paris & group, The Melodeers, Dante & His Friends, Alan Roberts, The Echoes, Styles, Lonely Boys, Trickels, Vinny & kenny, The Sherry Sisters, Johnny Freedom and more.
THE ACORNS: Please Come Back/ THE BUTTONS: Just We Two/ DANTE & HIS FRIENDS: Miss America/ THE DEDICATIONS: Mary Lou/ THE DESIRES: Longing/ THE DIPLOMATS: Stella/ DONNIE & DREAMERS: Ruby My Love/ VINNIE DOWNES: An Angel Never Cried/ THE ECHOES: My Heart Beats For You/ THE EXCELLENTS: Love No One But You/ JOHNNY FREEDOM: If You Go Steady With Me/ PATTI LABELLE & BLUEBELLES: Academy Award/ THE LONELY BOYS: A Spoken Letter/ THE LOVE NOTES: Nancy (my Love)/ BOB LOYE & GROUP: Another Mr Blue/ THE MELODEERS: Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer/ The Letter/ RITCHIE PARIS & GROUP: Outside The Chapel Door/ ALAN ROBERTS: Janice/ THE ROYAL JACKS: Who, What, Where, When & Why/ JOHNNY SCHILLING & SHERWOODS: King Of The World/ THE SHERRY SISTERS: The Prize/ THE STYLES: School Bells To Chapel Bells/ THE TRICKELS: With Each Step 'a Tear'/ THE VAN DYKES: Gift Of Love/ VINNIE & SUE: Young/ VINNY & KENNY: Who

 
VARIOUS ARTISTS Crystal Ball 1028 The Vinny Catalano Story, Vol. 3 ● CD $17.98
This volume includes 27 more tracks including Marty Filler's version of Vinny's composition Pretty Little Joanie whose tune Vinny claimed was ripped off by Peter Paul & Marry for Puff The Magic Dragon though the judge in the court case ruled that it was a traditional tune. Also includes sides by The Acorns, Dubs, Shells, Lani Zee & Groups, Vinny Catalano, The Bel-larks, Double Dates, Stompers, Love Notes, Buttons,Bob Loye & Group, Vinny Catalano & The Day Dreams, Leona Dunn, Bill & The Scampers (a previously unissued track) and more.
THE ACORNS: Angel/ I'm Gonna Stick To You/ RAY ALLEN & UPBEATS: Goodnight My Love/ THE BEL-LARKS: A Million And One Dreams/ Get Married In June/ BILLY & SCAMPERS (PREV UNREL): You're My Baby Doll/ THE BUTTONS: Calendar Of Love/ Jerry/ Wishing Time/ VINNY CATALANO: Please Mr Juke Box Man/ Because Of You/ THE CREW-CUTS: Hush Little Baby (don't You Cry)/ THE DOUBLE DATES: Tattoo/ THE DUBS: Your Very First Love/ LEONA DUNN: Our Songs Of Love/ JOHNNY FREEDOM: A Sailor's Prayer/ THE LOVE NOTES: Gloria/ Mathematics Of Love/ BOB LOYE & GROUP: Loving Tree/ MARTY FILLER: Pretty Little Joanie/ THE MELODEERS: Happy Teenage Times/ THE PYRAMIDS: Ankle Bracelet/ EDDIE ROBBINS: Janice/ THE SHELLS: Our Wedding Day/ THE STOMPERS: Stompin' Round The Christmas Tree/ TOM SWIFT: High School Ring/ LANI ZEE & GROUP: Funny, Funny, Funny

 

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