Various ‎– Greatest Hits Of 1961

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Elap ‎– 1961LP
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Gatefold Sleeve
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A1 Dion (3) The Wanderer
Written-By – Maresca*
2:42
A2 Fats Domino Jambalaya
Written By – Copyright Control
3:21
A3 Roy Orbison Crying
Written By – Copyright Control
2:45
A4 Brook Benton Think Twice
Written-By – Otis*, Williams*, Shapiro*
2:35
A5 Jimmy Dean Big Bad John
Written-By – Dean*
2:57
A6 Sandy Nelson Let There Be Drums
Written-By – Podolar*, Nelson*
2:23
A7 Joey Dee & The Starlighters* Peppermint Twist
Written-By – Glover*, Henry*, Dee*
2:05
B1 Ike & Tina Turner It's Gonna Work Out Fine
Written By – Copyright Control
2:47
B2 Jay & The Americans Cupid
Written By – Copyright Control
2:40
B3 Bobby Vee Run To Him
Written By – Goffin*Written-By – Keller*
2:02
B4 The Drifters Sweets For My Sweets
Written-By – Pomus/Shuman*
2:36
B5 Pat Boone Moody River
Written-By – Bruce*
2:39
B6 Trini Lopez Michael Row The Boat
Written By – Copyright Control
2:47
B7 Gene Pitney Town Without Pity
Written By – Copyright Control
2:51
C1 Chubby Checker Let's Twist Again
Written-By – Appell*, Mann*
3:21
C2 Roy Orbison Candy Man
Written-By – Ross*, Neill*
2:43
C3 Ben E. King Stand By Me
Written-By – King*, Leiber/Stoller*
2:57
C4 Clarence »Frogman« Henry* (I Don't Know Why) But I Do
Written By – Copyright Control
2:15
C5 Del Shannon Runaway
Written-By – Shannon*, Crook*
2:28
C6 The Crystals There's No Other (Like My Baby)
Written-By – Bates*, Spector*
2:20
C7 Dick & Dee Dee* Mountain's High
Written-By – St. John*
2:14
D1 The Marcels Blue Moon
Written-By – Rodgers/Hart*
2:09
D2 Mr. Acker Bilk* Stranger On The Shore
Composed By – Bilk*Lyrics By – Mellin*
2:50
D3 Sue Thompson Norman
Written-By – Loudermilk*
2:16
D4 Johnny Tillotson Poetry In Motion
Written-By – Anthony*, Kaufman*
2:24
D5 Don Gibson Sea Of Heartbreak
Written-By – David*, Hampton*
2:29
D6 Jerry Lee Lewis What'd I Say
Written-By – Charles*
2:24
D7 Timi Yuro Hurt
Written By – Copyright Control
2:18

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Notes

On back sleeve:
"To obtain the highest possible new stereo quality, some tracks have been re-recorded by the original artists or one or more members of the original groups."
"License/Licensee: Masters Music/Elap-Music/K-Tel International"

On gatefold:
Overview of all releases from series "20 Years Of Popmusic" with thumbnails, tracklist excerpts and catalogue numbers. Series was also released as CD and MC following these informations.

S.P.A. is given as rights society (Portugal), which is not uncommon for budget labels (see Forum thread).

Release uses erraneously "Copyright Control" entries for writing credits. It is handled as suggested by Forum Thread:
- Copyright Control is used as unlinked credit to display the wording on the release
- LCCN publisher entry "Copyright Control"
- Explanation and assignment in RN

This release is using "Copyright Control" on the following tracks: A2, A3, B1, B2, B6, B7, C4, D7.

Credit roles were entered by help of GEMA/BMI database.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: S.P.A.
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout hand-etched side A): 1961 A ORLAKE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout hand-etched side B): 1961 B ORLAKE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout hand-etched side C): 1961 C ORLAKE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout hand-etched side D): 1961 D ORLAKE

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