Wally Gold

Wally Gold

Real Name:
Walter Gold
Profile:
Born May 15, 1928, Wally Gold was an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and music business executive from Teaneck, New Jersey. Wally formed the Four Esquires while attending Boston University. In the 1960's he co-wrote Elvis Presley's "Good Luck Charm" and "It's Now Or Never", Lesley Gore's "It's My Party" and Gene Pitney's "Half-Heaven, Half-Heartache." Later in the decade, he produced albums for Barbra Streisand, Jerry Vale, and Tony Bennett. In the 1970's, he discovered the group Kansas and was the music coordinator for Don Kirshner's Rock Concert television series. Gold died at the age of 70 on June 7, 1998.
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Wally Gold Discography Tracks

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X5343 The Barons (25) The Barons (25) - Eternally Yours(7", Single) Imperial X5343 US 1955 Sell This Version
The Four Esquires The Four Esquires - Summer Vacation (Single) Pilgrim US 1956 Sell This Version
Johnnie Ray Look Homeward, Angel (as W. Gold) Johnnie Ray - You Don’t Owe Me A Thing / Look Homeward, Angel (Single) Columbia Canada 1956 Sell This Version
Billy Williams (5) Follow Me Billy Williams (5) - Billy Williams (Album) Coral US 1957 Sell This Version
PSP 0006 Paul Rich Look Homeward, Angel Paul Rich - Look Homeward, Angel / Party Doll(7", Single) Prestige Records (3) PSP 0006 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
Johnnie Ray Look Homeward, Angel (as Gold) Johnnie Ray - Look Homeward, Angel / Sent For You Yesterday (Single) Philips Netherlands 1957 Sell This Version
P.B.655 Johnnie Ray Look Homeward, Angel (as Gold) Johnnie Ray - Look Homeward, Angel/YouDon't Owe Me A Thing (Shellac, 10") Philips P.B.655 UK 1957 Sell This Version
B-2123 Johnnie Ray Look Homeward, Angel (as W. Gold) Johnnie Ray - You Don’t Owe Me A Thing(7", EP) Columbia B-2123 US 1957 Sell This Version
BBL 7264 Johnnie Ray Look Homeward, Angel (as W. Gold) Johnnie Ray - Showcase Of Hits(LP, Album, Comp) Philips BBL 7264 Scandinavia 1958 Sell This Version
Nick Todd Too Much Rosita (as W. Gold) Nick Todd - Forever And A Day / Too Much Rosita (Single) Dot Records US 1958 Sell This Version
The Four Esquires Repeat After Me The Four Esquires - Repeat After Me / Hideaway (Single) Paris Records (2) US 1958 Sell This Version
45-F 10999 The Beverley Sisters With Bob Sharples And His Music Always And Forever The Beverley Sisters With Bob Sharples And His Music - Always And Forever(7") Decca 45-F 10999 UK 1958 Sell This Version
45-517 Larry Green Piano & Orch.* Look Homeward Angel Larry Green Piano & Orch.* - My Favorite Song / Look Homeward Angel(7", Single) Paris Records (2) 45-517 US 1958 Sell This Version
Nat "King" Cole* Sweet Bird Of Youth Nat "King" Cole* - Midnight Flyer / Sweet Bird Of Youth (Single) Capitol Records Mexico 1959 Sell This Version
Dodie Stevens Miss Lonely Hearts (as Gold) Dodie Stevens - Miss Lonely Hearts / Poor Butterfly (Single) Dot Records US 1959 Sell This Version
71505X45 The Diamonds Young In Years The Diamonds - Young In Years(7", Promo) Mercury 71505X45 US 1959 Sell This Version
Fireflies* What Did I Do Wrong (as W. Gold) Fireflies* - I Can't Say Goodbye (Single) Ribbon Records (2) US 1959 Sell This Version
Pat Boone Fools Hall Of Fame Pat Boone - Fools Hall Of Fame (Single) Dot Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Frankie Avalon Step In The Right Direction (as W. Gold) Frankie Avalon - Swingin' On A Rainbow (Album) Chancellor Canada 1959 Sell This Version
Gene Vincent Wild Cat Gene Vincent - Wild Cat / Right Here On Earth Capitol Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Carl Dobkins, Jr.* Lucky Devil Carl Dobkins, Jr.* - Lucky Devil (Single) Decca US 1959 Sell This Version
CL. 15056 Nat King Cole Sweet Bird Of Youth Nat King Cole - Midnight Flyer / Sweet Bird Of Youth(Shellac, 10", Single, Mono) Capitol Records CL. 15056 UK 1959 Sell This Version
UA-210 The Delicates Your Happiest Years (as W. Gold) The Delicates - Flip, Flip(7", Single, Promo) United Artists Records, Inc. UA-210 US 1960 Sell This Version
Frank Gari Utopia (as Gold) Frank Gari - Utopia / I Ain't Got A Girl (Single) Crusade US 1960 Sell This Version
Elvis Presley It's Now Or Never Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never (Single) RCA Victor Yugoslavia 1960 Sell This Version