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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9-61751 Wally Gold - Stormy album art Billy Williams Quartet Follow Me Billy Williams Quartet - Stormy(7", Single, Mono) Coral 9-61751 US 1956 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Summer Vacation album art The Four Esquires The Four Esquires - Summer Vacation (Single) Pilgrim US 1956 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - You Don’t Owe Me A Thing / Look Homeward, Angel album art 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
Wally Gold - Billy Williams album art 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
Wally Gold - Look Homeward, Angel / Sent For You Yesterday album art Johnnie Ray Look Homeward, Angel (as Gold) Johnnie Ray - Look Homeward, Angel / Sent For You Yesterday (Single) Philips Netherlands 1957 Sell This Version
45 0154 Wally Gold - Schwarzer Kaffee aus San Juan album art Udo Jürgens Schwarzer Kaffee Aus San Juan (The Sugar Man's Song) (as Schwarzer Kaffee Aus San Juan) Udo Jürgens - Schwarzer Kaffee aus San Juan(7", Single, Mono) Heliodor 45 0154 Germany 1957 Sell This Version
91211 Wally Gold - Voy A Escribirme Una Carta = I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Sígueme = Follow Me album art Billy Williams (5) / Cuarteto Billy Williams* Sígueme = Follow Me Billy Williams (5) / Cuarteto Billy Williams* - Voy A Escribirme Una Carta = I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter / Sígueme = Follow Me(Shellac, 10") Coral 91211 Argentina 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 Wally Gold - You Don’t Owe Me A Thing album art 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
Wally Gold - Repeat After Me / Hideaway album art The Four Esquires Repeat After Me The Four Esquires - Repeat After Me / Hideaway (Single) Paris (5) US 1958 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Forever And A Day / Too Much Rosita album art 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
45-517 Wally Gold - My Favorite Song / Look Homeward Angel album art Larry Green Piano & Orch.* Look Homeward Angel Larry Green Piano & Orch.* - My Favorite Song / Look Homeward Angel(7", Single) Paris (5) 45-517 US 1958 Sell This Version
BBL 7264 Wally Gold - Showcase Of Hits album art Johnnie Ray Look Homeward, Angel (as W. Gold) Johnnie Ray - Showcase Of Hits(LP, Comp, Mono, RE) Philips BBL 7264 UK 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Midnight Flyer / Sweet Bird Of Youth album art Nat "King" Cole* Sweet Bird Of Youth Nat "King" Cole* - Midnight Flyer / Sweet Bird Of Youth (Single) Capitol Records Mexico 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Miss Lonely Hearts / Poor Butterfly album art Dodie Stevens Miss Lonely Hearts (as Gold) Dodie Stevens - Miss Lonely Hearts / Poor Butterfly (Single) Dot Records US 1959 Sell This Version
71505X45 Wally Gold - Young In Years album art The Diamonds Young In Years The Diamonds - Young In Years(7", Promo) Mercury 71505X45 US 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Fools Hall Of Fame album art Pat Boone Fools Hall Of Fame Pat Boone - Fools Hall Of Fame (Single) Dot Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Swingin' On A Rainbow album art Frankie Avalon Step In The Right Direction (as W. Gold) Frankie Avalon - Swingin' On A Rainbow (Album) Chancellor Canada 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Wild Cat / Right Here On Earth album art Gene Vincent Wild Cat Gene Vincent - Wild Cat / Right Here On Earth Capitol Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - I Can't Say Goodbye album art Fireflies* What Did I Do Wrong (as W. Gold) Fireflies* - I Can't Say Goodbye (Single) Ribbon Records (2) US 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Lucky Devil album art Carl Dobkins, Jr.* Lucky Devil Carl Dobkins, Jr.* - Lucky Devil (Single) Decca US 1959 Sell This Version
Wally Gold - Me And My Shadows  album art Cliff Richard And The Shadows* Evergreen Tree (as Gold) Cliff Richard And The Shadows* - Me And My Shadows (EP) Columbia Denmark 1960 Sell This Version
UA-210 Wally Gold - Flip, Flip album art 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
Wally Gold - Utopia / I Ain't Got A Girl album art Frank Gari Utopia (as Gold) Frank Gari - Utopia / I Ain't Got A Girl (Single) Crusade US 1960 Sell This Version