The Very Best Of

~ Release by The Platters (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Only You (And You Alone)
piano:
Buck Ram (on 1955-04-26)
lead vocals:
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams) (on 1955-04-26)
spoken vocals [dialogue]:
Wolfman Jack (US disc jockey) (on 1955-04-26)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Mercury Records (or just “Mercury.” A UMG imprint, do not use it for ©/℗ credits) (in 1955), PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (in 1955) and The Island Def Jam Music Group (American holding company, not normally a release label) (in 1957)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1955 (number: 10)
recording of:
Only You (and You Alone) (Platters song) (on 1955-04-26)
writer:
Buck Ram and Ande Rand
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated), Robert Mellin, Inc., Tro-Hollis Music, Inc. and Wildwood Music
2:37
2Harbour Lights
3:08
3Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1958-09-24)
producer:
Buck Ram
lead vocals:
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams)
performer:
The Platters
cover recording of:
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (on 1958-09-24)
lyricist:
Otto Harbach
composer:
Jerome Kern
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd., Chappell & Co., Chappell Music (UK), Chappell Music Ltd., PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. circa 1998), PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd., Redwood Music, T.B. Harms Co. and Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998)
part of:
Roberta
3.752:37
4I Don't Know Why
2:15
5The Great Pretender
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (in 1955-09)
lead vocals:
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elap Music Ltd. (a division of Pickwick Group Ltd. / a division of Carlton Home Entertainment (UK) Ltd.)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1955 (number: 8) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 352)
recording of:
The Great Pretender (in 1955-09)
lyricist and composer:
Buck Ram
publisher:
Panther Music Corp, Peermusic (UK) Ltd., Southern Music Publishing ((ASCAP) tradename Peermusic) and Southern Music Publishing Company Limited
52:38
6Love Letters
3:13
7Twilight Time
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (in 1958-01)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elap Music Ltd. (a division of Pickwick Group Ltd. / a division of Carlton Home Entertainment (UK) Ltd.) and PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (in 1956)
cover recording of:
Twilight Time (in 1958-01)
lyricist:
Buck Ram
composer:
Artie Dunn, Al Nevins and Morty Nevins
publisher:
Chappell Music (UK), Devon Music Inc., Porgie Music, Songs of Universal, Inc. and Victoria Music Publishing Co. Ltd.
translated version of:
Al caer la noche
42:45
8I'm Sorry
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (in 1956-04)
cover recording of:
I’m Sorry (in 1956-04)
writer:
Buck Ram, Peter Tinturin and William White (Composer, "I'm Sorry")
publisher:
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI)
2:52
9It Isn't Right
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (in 1956-07)
recording of:
It Isn’t Right (in 1956-07)
lyricist and composer:
Robert Mellin
2:26
10My Prayer
recording of:
My Prayer
lyricist:
Jimmy Kennedy (Irish songwriter)
composer:
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violinist, conductor, composer)
publisher:
Peter Maurice Music, Skidmore Music Co., Inc., イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
is based on:
Avant de mourir
2:44
11Remember When
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1958-09-25)
lead vocals:
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams)
recording of:
Remember When (The Platters song) (on 1958-09-25)
writer:
Mickey J. Addy and Buck Ram
42:49
12September in the Rain
lead vocals:
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams)
2:51
13You'll Never Know
1:54
14Temptation
lead vocals:
Paul Robi
1:56
15My Dream
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1957-02-19)
2:39
16You've Changed
lead vocals:
Paul Robi
2:27
17(You've Got) The Magic Touch
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (in 1956-02)
lead vocals:
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams)
recording of:
(You’ve Got) the Magic Touch (in 1956-02)
lyricist and composer:
Buck Ram
publisher:
A M C Incorporated, Martha Robi Publishing, Southern Music Publishing Co. Ltd. and Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
2:26
18Red Sails in the Sunset
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (on 1959-08-13)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elap Music Ltd. (a division of Pickwick Group Ltd. / a division of Carlton Home Entertainment (UK) Ltd.)
cover recording of:
Red Sails in the Sunset (on 1959-08-13)
lyricist:
James B. Kennedy (Irish songwriter)
composer:
Hugh Williams (aka Hugh Williams)
publisher:
Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd., Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
2:21
19Enchanted
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1958-12-29) and New York, New York, United States (on 1959-02-12)
recording of:
Enchanted (The Platters song) (on 1958-12-29)
writer:
Buck Ram
2:52
20Crying in the Chapel
2:47

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ASIN:UK: B00172MAOO [info]