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VA - The Ultimate Group Harmony Christmas Collection (2001)

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VA - The Ultimate Group Harmony Christmas Collection (2001)

VA - The Ultimate Group Harmony Christmas Collection (2001)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:04:17 | 391 Mb
Doo-wop, R'n'B, Vocal Pop, Oldies, Xmas | Label: Dipper Records, Crystal Ball Records

This is a great compilation of group harmony (a.k.a. doo wop) vocal performances, mostly from the 1950s. Some of these tracks circulate widely on holiday compilations, but others are very rare. In my collection, for example, this release is my only source for the tracks by the Shantons, the Golden Gate Quartet, the Larks, and Sir Jablonski.
Tracklist:
01 – The Coolbreezers – Let Christmas Ring
1958 Bale [Washington, DC] 102/103 b/w Hello Mr. New Year

02 – The Cameos – Merry Christmas
1957 Cameo [Philadelphia] 123 b/w New Year's Eve

03 – Skip Jackson & The Shantons - The Christmas Song
1960 Jay-Mar [Jersey City] 181/182 b/w Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

04 – The Chanaclairs - Yuletide Love
1954 Coleman [Newark] 1056 b/w See See Rider

05 – The Voices - Santa Claus Baby
1955 Cash [Hollywood] 1016 b/w Santa Claus Boogie

06 – The Penguins – A Christmas Prayer
1955 Mercury 70762X45 b/w Jingle Jangle

07- The Valentines - Christmas Prayer
1955 Rama [NYC] 186 b/w Kiss Me

08 – The Moonglows - Hey Santa Claus
1953 Chance [Chicago] CH-1150 b/w Just A Lonely Christmas

09 – The Golden Gate Quartet – White Christmas
1960 Columbia EP Christmas Songs (ESDF 1342); reissued in 1975 as Apollo 1204, b/w Silent Night (the source used for this compilation)

10 – The Falcons - Can This Be Christmas
1957 Silhouette [Detroit] 521/522 b/w Sent Up

11- The Youngsters - Christmas In Jail
1956 Empire [Hollywood] 109 b/w Dreamy Eyes

12 – Marvin & The Chirps – I'll Miss You This Christmas
1955 Tip Top [Richmond] 202 b/w Sixteen Tons

13 – The Five Keys – It's Christmas Time
1951 Aladdin [Hollywood] 3113 b/w Old MacDonald

14 – The Pilgrim Travelers - I'll Be Home For Christmas
1952 Specialty [Los Angeles] SP-837 b/w Move Up To Heaven

15 – The Cadillacs - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
1956 Josie [NYC] 807 b/w Shock-A-Doo

16 – The Larks – All I Want For Christmas
1951 recording, first released in 1988 on the LP When I Leave These Prison Walls: Best Of The Larks, Vol.2 (Apollo/Relic 8014)

17 – Kenny Williams - Old Fashion Christmas
1973 Ben Mor BS-101 b/w Old Fashion Christmas (Part Two)

18 – The Poets - Merry Christmas Baby
1965 Red Bird [NYC] RB 10-046 b/w I'm Stuck On You

19 – The Hepsters - Rockin' N' Rollin' With Santa Claus
1955 Ronel [Chicago] 107 b/w I Had To Let You Go

20 – Sir Jablonski – Merry Christmas Day
1969 Ducan 1500 b/w Jingle On Christmas Day

21 – Joel & The Dymensions (AKA Santa's Doo Wop Helpers) – All I Want For Christmas Is You
1996 CD The Ultimate Christmas Album Volume 3 (Collectables COL 3513)

22 – The Five Keys - Every Heart Is Home At Christmas
1957 recording, first released in 1990 on the Capitol Records compilation Christmas Kisses

23 – Billy Ward & His Dominoes featuring Jackie Wilson - Christmas In Heaven
1953 King 1281 b/w Ringing In A Brand New Year

24 – The Orioles - O Holy Night
1950 Jubilee [NYC] 5045 b/w The Lord’s Prayer

25 – The Ravens - Silent Night
1948 National [NYC] 9062 b/w White Christmas

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Thanks to the Original ripper leontrotsky !