Various ‎– Great Original Hits Of The '50s And '60s

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Reader's Digest ‎– 2-648-0, RCA Custom ‎– 2-648-0
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9 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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1950
A1 Teresa Brewer Music! Music! Music
Written By – Weiss, Baum
A2 The Andrews Sisters With Gordon Jenkins I Can Dream, Can't I
Written By – Kahal, Fain
A3 Frankie Laine The Cry Of The Wild Goose
Written By – Gilkyson
A4 The Weavers ; Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra Goodnight, Irene
Written By – LomaxWritten-By – Ledbetter*
A5 The Ames Brothers With Sid Ramin's Orchestra* Rag Mop
Written By – Wills, Anderson
A6 Eddie Fisher With Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra* Anytime
Written By – Lawson
1951-52
B1 The Four Aces Tell Me Why
Arranged By – Marty GoldComposed By – Marty GoldWritten-By – Alberts*, Gold*
B2 Georgia Gibbs Kiss Of Fire
Written By – Allen, Hill
B3 Don Cornell I'm Yours
Written By – Mellin
B4 The Ames Brothers With Sid Ramin's Orchestra* Undecided
Written-By – Shavers*, Robin*
B5 Vera Lynn Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart
Written By – Sexton, Turner, Storch
B6 Eddy Howard Sin
Written-By – Shull*, Hoven*
1953
C1 Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again With You
Written By – Prosen
C2 Eddie Fisher I'm Walking Behind You
Written By – Reid
C3 Frank Weir The Happy Wanderer
Written By – Ridge, Moller
C4 Jim Reeves Mexican Joe
Written By – Torok
C5 The Ames Brothers With Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra* You, You, You
Written By – Mellin, Olias
C6 Eddie Fisher With Hugo Winterhalter, His Orchestra And Chorus* O Mein Papa
Written By – BurkhardtWritten-By – Parsons*, Turner*
1954
D1 Bill Haley And The Comets* (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
Written By – Freedman, De Knight
D2 Patti Page Cross Over The Bridge
Written By – Benjamin, Weiss
D3 The Four Aces Three Coins In The Fountain
Written-By – Jule Styne And Sammy Cahn
D4 Kitty Kallen Little Things Mean A Lot
Arranged By, Conductor – Ray EllisWritten By – Lindeman, Stutz
D5 Perry Como With Hugo Winterhalter, His Orchestra And Chorus* Wanted
Written By – SteeleWritten-By – Fulton*
D6 The Gaylords The Little Shoemaker
Written By – Geoffrey Parsons, Jack Turner, Le Marque, Revil
1955
E1 Roger Williams (2) Autumn Leaves
Written By – Mercer, Prévert, Kosma
E2 Georgia Gibbs Tweedle Dee
Arranged By – Glenn OsserCo-producer – Luigi CreatoreProducer – Hugo PerettiWritten By – Scott
E3 Al Hibbler Unchained Melody
Written-By – North*, Zaret*
E4 The McGuire Sisters* Sincerely
Written-By – Freed*, Fuqua*
E5 Billy Vaughn Melody Of Love
Written By – Glazier, Englemann
E6 The Platters Only You
Written-By – Rand*, Ram*
1956
F1 Carl Perkins Blue Suede Shoes
Written-By – Carl Perkins
F2 Gogi Grant The Wayward Wind
Written By – Lebowsky, Newman
F3 Perry Como With The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra* And The Ray Charles Singers Hot Diggity
Written By – Al Hoffman, Manning
F4 Fats Domino Blueberry Hill
Written By – Lewis, Stock, Rose
F5 Pat Boone Friendly Persuasion
Composed By – Dimitri TiomkinWritten By – WebsterWritten-By – Dimitri Tiomkin
F6 The Platters The Great Pretender
Written-By – Buck Ram
1957
G1 The Ames Brothers With Hugo Winterhalter And His Orchestra* Melodie D'Amour
Written By – Johns, Salvador
G2 Jane Morgan Fascination
Lyrics By – Dick ManningWritten-By – F. D. Marchetti*
G3 Bobby Helms With The Anita Kerr Singers My Special Angel
Written-By – Duncan*
G4 Debbie Reynolds Tammy
Written-By – Livingston & Evans
G5 Pat Boone Love Letters In The Sand
Written By – KennyWritten-By – Coots*, Kenny*
G6 Paul Anka Diana
Conductor – Joe ShermanWritten-By – Paul Anka
1958
H1 Perry Como With The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra* And The Ray Charles Singers Catch A Falling Star
Written By – Vance, Pockriss
H2 The Coasters Yakety Yak
Written-By – Leiber & Stoller
H3 Chuck Berry Sweet Little Sixteen
Written-By – Chuck Berry
H4 The McGuire Sisters* Sugartime
Written By – Phillips, Echols
H5 Billy Vaughn Sail Along Silv'ry Moon
Written-By – Tobias*, Wenrich*
H6 The Diamonds The Stroll
Written By – DeeWritten-By – Otis*
1959
I1 Dinah Washington What A Diff'rence A Day Made
Written By – Adams, Grever
I2 Bobby Darin Mack The Knife
Lyrics By – Marc BlitzsteinWritten-By – Brecht*, Weill*
I3 Sarah Vaughan Broken-Hearted Melody
Written-By – David*, Edwards*
I4 Dave "Baby" Cortez The Happy Organ
Written By – Wood, Clowney, Kriegsmann
I5 Della Reese Don't You Know
Arranged By, Conductor – Glenn OsserWritten-By – Worth*
I6 The Coasters Charlie Brown
Written-By – Leiber & Stoller
1960
J1 Ferrante And Teicher* Theme From The Apartment
Written By – Williams
J2 The Platters Harbor Lights
Written By – Kennedy, Williams
J3 Larry Verne Mr. Custer
Written-By – De Lory*, Darian*, Van Winkle*
J4 Brian Hyland Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini
Written By – Vance, Pockriss
J5 Sam Cooke Chain Gang
Arranged By, Conductor – Glenn OsserWritten By – C. CookeWritten-By – Sam Cooke
J6 Johnny Preston Running Bear
Written-By – J. P. Richardson*
1961
K1 Bert Kaempfert Wonderland By Night
Trumpet – Charlie Tabor*Written By – Gunter, Neumann
K2 Sam Cooke Cupid
Arranged By, Conductor – René Hall*Written-By – Sam Cooke
K3 Billy Vaughn Wheels
Written By – Torres, Stephens
K4 Paul Anka Puppy Love
Conductor – Joe ShermanWritten-By – Paul Anka
K5 Floyd Cramer On The Rebound
K6 Pat Boone Moody River
Written By – Bruce
1962
L1 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus* Moon River
Written-By – Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
L2 Joe Harnell Fly Me To The Moon
Written-By – Bart Howard
L3 Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen Midnight In Moscow
Arranged By – Kenny BallWritten By – Soloviev, Dedoi, Matusovosky
L4 The Tokens The Lion Sleep Tonight
Arranged By, Conductor – Sammy LoweWritten By – Peretti, Creatore, Weiss, Stanton
L5 Bent Fabric Alley Cat
Composed By – Frank BjornWritten-By – Frank Bjorn
L6 Ketty Lester Love Letters
Written-By – Heyman*, Young*
1963
M1 The Rooftop Singers Walk Right In
Written By – Darling, SuanoeWritten-By – Cannon*, Woods*
M2 Brenda Lee Losing You
Written By – Sigman, Havet, Renard
M3 Peggy March I Will Follow Him
Conductor – Sammy LoweWritten By – Gimbel, Altman, Plante, Stole, Del Roma
M4 The Drifters Up On The Roof
Guitar – Bill Davis*Written-By – Goffin And King
M5 Paul And Paula* Hey Paula
Written-By – Hildebrand*
M6 Lesley Gore It's My Party
Written By – Wiener, Gold, Gluck
1964
N1 Louis Armstrong Hello, Dolly!
Written By – Herman
N2 The Singing Nun Dominique
Written By – Soeur Sourire
N3 Al (He's The King) Hirt* Java
Written By – Friday, Toussaint, Tyler
N4 The Serendipity Singers (Crooked Little Man) Don't Let The Rain Come Down
Written By – Hickey, Miller
N5 Nino Tempo & April Stevens Deep Purple
Written By – ParishWritten-By – DeRose*
N6 The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go
Written-By – Holland-Dozier-Holland
1965
O1 Horst Jankowski A Walk In The Black Forest
Written By – Horst Jankowski, Mann
O2 The Supremes Stop In The Name Of Love
Written-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland*
O3 Bert Kaempfert Red Roses For A Blue Lady
Written By – Tepper, Bennett
O4 The Searchers Love Potion No. 9
Written-By – Lieber, Stoller*
O5 Sonny And Cher* I Got You Babe
Written-By – Bono*
O6 Ramsey Lewis The "In" Crowd
Written By – Page
1966-67
P1 Vikki Carr It Must Be Him
Written By – Bécaud, David
P2 The Association (2) Cherish
Written-By – Kirkman*
P3 Bobby Hebb Sunny
Written-By – Bobby Hebb
P4 Dusty Springfield You Don't Have To Say Love Me
Written By – Wickham, Napier, Bell, Pallavicini, Donaggio
P5 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus* Dear Heart
Composed By – Ray EvansLyrics By – Jerry LivingstonWritten-By – Henry Mancini, Livingston*, Evans*
P6 Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer
Written-By – Bacharach And David
1968
Q1 Paul Mauriat Love Is Blue
Written By – CourWritten-By – Popp*
Q2 Bobby Goldsboro Honey
Written-By – Russell*
Q3 Jeannie C. Riley Harper Valley PTA
Written-By – Hall*
Q4 Otis Redding (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
Written By – Cropper, Redding
Q5 The Irish Rovers The Unicorn
Written-By – Silverstein*
Q6 Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra And Chorus The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Written-By – Morricone*
1969
R1 Oliver (6) Jean
Producer – Bob CreweWritten-By – McKuen*
R2 Diana Ross And The Supremes* Love Child
Written By – Richards, Sawyer, Taylor, Wilson
R3 The Youngbloods Get Together
Written By – Powers
R4 Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn
Written-By – Dylan*
R5 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus* Love Theme From Romeo And Juliet
Written-By – Rota*
R6 Stevie Judkins, "Little Stevie Wonder"* For Once In My Life
Written By – Miller, Murden

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Notes

Contains a Guarantee of Quality and Satisfaction square piece of paper and a green, orange and white order form.
Some very interesting facts are found on the backs of each of the (9) record's inner sleeves.
Record 1 = Side 1 and Side 18
Record 2 = Side 2 and Side 17
Record 3 = Side 3 and Side 16
Record 4 = Side 4 and Side 15
Record 5 = Side 5 and Side 14
Record 6 = Side 6 and Side 13
Record 7 = Side 7 and Side 12
Record 8 = Side 8 and Side 11
Record 9 = Side 9 and Side 10

Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc: A1, A2, A4, B1, B3, C1, D1, D3, E1, E3, E4, G2, G3, G4, H4, I5, J4, K1, L2, M2, N1, O3, and Q5.

Courtesy of Phonogram Inc: A3, B2, B6, D2, D6, E2, E6, F6, H1, H6, I1, I3, J2, J6, M5, M6, N2, N4, O1, P3, P4, Q1, and R4.

Courtesy of United Artists Records, Inc: F4, J1, P1, Q2, and R1.

Courtesy of Motown Record Corporation: N6, O2, R2, and R6.

Courtesy of London Records, Inc: B5 and C3.

Courtesy of Shelby Singleton Corporation: F1 and Q3.

Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation: H1, I2, I6, L5, M4, N5, O5, P6, and Q4.

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc: L2

Courtesy of Pye Records Ltd: L3 and O4

Courtesy of Chess Records: H3 and O6.

Courtesy of Famous Music Corp: E5, F5, G5, H5, K3, and K6.

Courtesy of ERA Records: F2 and J3.

Courtesy of Vanguard Recording Society, Inc: M1

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  • Matrix / Runout (Record 1 Side 1): RD-2648-A KHD M
  • Matrix / Runout (Record 1 Side 18): R.D.-2648-B D M
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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RDS 9081, RDS 9082, RDS 9083, RDS 9084, RDS 9085, Various Great Original Hits Of The '50s And '60s(9xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest RDS 9081, RDS 9082, RDS 9083, RDS 9084, RDS 9085, Europe Unknown Sell This Version
RDA 182 1-A Various Great Original Hits Of The '50s And '60s(9xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest, RCA Custom RDA 182 1-A US 1971 Sell This Version
RDA 182 A Various Great Original Hits Of The '50s And '60s(8xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest RDA 182 A US 1973 Sell This Version
DRDS 2263/4/5/6/7/8/9/70/71 Various Great Original Hits Of The '50s And '60s(9xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest DRDS 2263/4/5/6/7/8/9/70/71 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
RDA 182/A Various Great Original Hits Of The '50s & '60s(7xLP, Comp, Som + Box) Reader's Digest, RCA Music Service RDA 182/A US 1985 Sell This Version

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