Sunday, October 30, 2011

James Brown - 20 All-Time Greatest Hits!

20 All-Time Greatest Hits

James Brown is known as the "Godfather of Soul". He has many popular soul and funk songs from the 50s to the 70s. This collection has 20 of his songs. My favorite 60s songs are "I Got You (I Feel Good)", "I Got the Feelin'", "Mother Popcorn (Part 1)", "Think", and "Cold Sweat". The 70s songs "(Get Up I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine, Pt. 1", "The Payback", and "Super Bad (Parts 1 & 2)".

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Beatles - Anthology 1

Anthology 1

The Beatles Anthology 1 collection covers the years 1958 to 1964, including when they were The Quarrymen. It includes rare songs, outtakes, live versions of songs from shows, and some small interviews in between some songs. Some of my favorites are "Free As a Bird", "That'll Be the Day", "Besame Mucho", "Love Me Do", "Please Please Me", "One After 909", "I Saw Her Standing There", "From Me to You", "Money (That's What I Want)", "She Loves You", "Twist and Shout", "I Want to Hold Your Hand", "Can't Buy Me Love", "All My Loving", "And I Love Her", "A Hard Day's Night", "Long Tall Sally", "I Wanna Be Your Man", "I'll Be Back", "No Reply", "Mr. Moonlight", "Leave My Kitten Alone", and "Eight Days a Week".

Friday, October 21, 2011

Dino: The Essential Dean Martin

Dino: The Essential Dean Martin

Dean Martin is one of my favorite singers, along with Frank Sinatra. This collection has many of his hits from the 40s to the 60s. Some of my favorite songs are "Powder Your Face with Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)", "Mambo Italiano", "Memories Are Made of This", "Sway", "That's Amore", "Everybody Loves Somebody", "Somewhere There's a Someone", and "The Door Is Still Open to My Heart".

Frank Sinatra songs

I listed some 50s songs I like by Frank Sinatra. They are all on my must hear 50s songs list.

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Come Fly with Me
Fly Me to the Moon

Frank Sinatra - Nothing but the Best

Nothing but the Best

Frank Sinatra is one of my favorite singers, along with Dean Martin. His songs are still very popular even today. This album is a great collection of his songs from the 50s to the 80s, with many from the 60s. Some of my favorites are "My Way", "Strangers in the Night", "Come Fly with Me", "The Best Is Yet to Come", "Luck Be a Lady", "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered", "The Girl from Ipanema", "My Kind of Town", "Theme from New York, New York", and "Fly Me to the Moon".

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The Very Best of Ben E. King

The Very Best of Ben E. King

Ben E. King is a popular R&B 50s and 60s singer. This collection has his solo songs and songs he did with The Drifters. Some of my favorites are "Stand By Me", "Amor", "Spanish Harlem", "I (Who Have Nothing)", "How Can I Forget", and "Young Boy Blues". Some songs he did with The Drifters are "This Magic Moment", "There Goes My Baby", "Save the Last Dance for Me", and "I Count the Tears".

Saturday, October 15, 2011

The Best of Lloyd Price

The Best of Lloyd Price

Lloyd Price had many popular R&B songs in the 50s and 60s. Some of my favorites are "Stagger Lee", "I'm Gonna Get Married", and "Personality." Other songs here are "Just Because", "Where Were You (On Our Wedding Day?)", "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "Come Into My Heart", "Wont'cha Come Home", "Never Let Me Go", "Lady Luck", "No If's - No And's", and "Question".

Thursday, October 13, 2011

The Best of The Five Satins

The Best of The Five Satins

The Five Satins are a 50s doo-wop group. "In the Still of the Night" is my favorite song along with the up-tempo "The Jones Girl". Other songs here are "Wonderful Girl", "Oh Happy Day", "Our Anniversary", "A Million to One", "A Night to Remember", "I’ll Be Seeing You", "Candlelight", and "Wishing Ring".

Johnny Maestro & The Crests - 20 All-Time Greatest Hits

20 All-Time Greatest Hits

The Crests were a doo-wop group from the late 50s and early 60s. Johnny Maestro was lead vocalist and his voice is easily recognizable on songs. My favorites are "Sixteen Candles" and "The Angels Listened In". Other songs here are "Pretty Little Angel", "I Thank the Moon", "Beside You", "Six Nights a Week", "Earth Angel", "Flower of Love", "A Year Ago Tonight", "Step by Step", "Silhouettes", "Trouble in Paradise", "My Special Angel", "Journey of Love", "Isn't It Amazing", "I Remember (In the Still of the Night)", "Model Girl", "What a Suprise", "Mr. Happiness", and "It Must Be Love".

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Paul Anka - 30th Anniversary Collection

30th Anniversary Collection

Paula Anka was popular as a teen idol in the late 50s and 60s. This collection has many of his songs from the 50s to 70s. Some of my favorites from the 50s are "Diana", "You Are My Destiny", and "Put Your Head on My Shoulder".

Monday, October 10, 2011

Dion & the Belmonts - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

Dion & the Belmonts had many popular 50s and 60s songs. This collection has many of them from both eras. My favorite 50s songs are "A Teenager in Love", "I Wonder Why". Songs from the 60s I like are "The Wanderer", "Little Diane", "In the Still of the Night", "When You Wish Upon a Star", and "Sandy".

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Bing Crosby - Definitive Collection

Definitive Collection

This collection has many of Bing Crosby's songs from the 20s to the 50s. A good 20s song is "Ol' Man River". Songs from the 30s I like are "Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)", "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby", and "Home On the Range. The 40s songs "White Christmas", "Sunday, Monday or Always", "Swinging On a Star", and "It's Been a Long, Long Time".