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Old 06-01-2009, 10:26 AM
 
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Used to be a big hit.

YouTube - The Great Pretender-The Platters(1956)
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Old 06-01-2009, 12:57 PM
 
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I think I latched onto the Platters so hard because my mom hated them. LOL
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Old 06-01-2009, 05:14 PM
 
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A few more classic tunes:

1. Young Emotions-Rick Nelson
2. Only The Lonely-Roy Orbison
3. Lonely Teardrops-Jackie Wilson
4. Pledging My Love-Johnny Ace
5. Don't Knock The Rock-Bill Haley/Comets
6. You Are My Destiny-Paul Anka
7. Turn Me Loose-Fabian
8. Words Of Love-Buddy Holly
9. Take A message to Mary-Everly Brothers
10.. Forty Miles Of Bad Road -Duane Eddy
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:05 AM
 
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Little Darlin' - The Diamonds 1957

YouTube - Little Darlin'-The Diamonds-1957
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:20 AM
 
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A few more classic tunes:

1. Young Emotions-Rick Nelson
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Ricky Nelson. *swoon*
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Old 06-02-2009, 05:35 PM
 
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Double H, nice selection with Pledging My Love-Johnny Ace. What a song.

Lots of nice songs being listed, here are few more of different styles, especially Leona Anderson and Moondog.

The Midnighters - Annie’s Aunt Fannie (and the whole Annie series)
Charlie Rich - Lonely Weekends (recorded in 1959)
Perez Prado - Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White
Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby
Junior Wells - Two Headed Woman
Leona Anderson - Rats in my Room (music to suffer by)
Yma Sumac - Xtabay
The Hi-Lo's - Little White Lies (those harmonies)
Clarence "Frogman" Henry – Ain't Got No Home
Moondog - All is Loneliness (psychedelic)
The Diamonds - The Stroll
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Old 06-02-2009, 11:54 PM
 
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A few more late 50's classics.

1. 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)-Four Preps
2. Bo Diddley-Bo Diddley
3. Baby Sitter Boogie-Buzz Clifford
4. Blue Monday-Fats Domino
5. Please Mr. Custer-Larry Verne
6. The Angels Listened In-Crests
7. Alley Oop-Hollywood Argyles
8. Heartbeat-Buddy Holly
9. Kissin' Time-Bobby Rydell
10.(C'mon Baby) Let The Good Times Roll-Shirley and Lee
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:57 AM
 
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Always liked Blue Moon but the original is not on Youtube so here is Elvis' cover.. still pretty fantastic and haunting.

Blue Moon - Elvis

YouTube - Blue Moon - Elvis Presley
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Old 06-03-2009, 12:12 PM
 
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Always liked Blue Moon but the original is not on Youtube so here is Elvis' cover
The "original" was written in 1934 by Rogers and Hart, and was a Big Band staple. Elvis recorded it before the Marcels did, I believe.
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Old 06-03-2009, 02:27 PM
 
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Always liked Blue Moon but the original is not on Youtube so here is Elvis' cover.. still pretty fantastic and haunting.
I think Elvis' version is great.
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