40 Famous Records

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

Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1The Magic Touch2:30
2I Only Have Eyes for You
2:18
3Singin' in the Rain
2:43
4As Time Goes By
2:25
5Three Coins in the Fountain1:59
6Embraceable You
2:33
7Wish It Were Me
recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1958-12-29) and New York, New York, United States (on 1959-02-12)
2:41
8The 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
52:41
9My Prayer
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (in 1956-04)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (in 1956)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 20)
cover recording of:
My Prayer (in 1956-04)
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
2:48
10Memories
2:06
11Red Sails in the Sunset
2:26
12Sleepy Lagoon
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (on 1959-08-11)
2:43
13Heaven on Earth
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (in 1956-04)
recording of:
Heaven on Earth (in 1956-04)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
2:36
14The Nearness of You
2:38
15It's Magic
lead vocals:
Sonny Turner (member of The Platters) (in 1960)
cover recording of:
It’s Magic (in 1960)
lyricist:
Sammy Cahn
composer:
Jule Styne
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
2:33
16You'll Never Know
1:58
17Only You2:39
18Moonlight and Roses
2:34
19These Foolish Things
3:26
20My Blue Heaven
3:00
21Prisoner of Love
lead vocals:
David Lynch (Tenor vocalist of The Platters)
53:06
22Lazy River
lead vocals:
Herb Reed
cover recording of:
Lazy River
lyricist:
Hoagy Carmichael
composer:
Sidney Arodin and Hoagy Carmichael
32:49
CD 2
#TitleRatingLength
1Harbor Lights
recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (on 1959-08-11)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elap Music Ltd. (a division of Pickwick Group Ltd. / a division of Carlton Home Entertainment (UK) Ltd.)
recording of:
Harbour Lights (on 1959-08-11)
lyricist:
Jimmy Kennedy (Irish songwriter)
composer:
Hugh Williams (aka Hugh Williams)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA) and Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd.
3:12
2Sentimental Journey
2:55
3Sleepy Time Gal
2:28
4September Song
2:59
5Blues in the Night
3:10
6Try a Little Tenderness
2:47
7Smoke 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
3.752:41
8If I Didn't Care
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1958-09-24)
recording of:
If I Didn’t Care (on 1958-09-24)
lyricist and composer:
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. and Range Road Music Inc.
3:12
9I'll See You in My Dreams
2:27
10Sincerely
3:05
11I'll Never Smile Again
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1958-09-25)
cover recording of:
I’ll Never Smile Again (on 1958-09-25)
lyricist and composer:
Ruth Lowe
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated), MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group), MCA, Inc. (this was the US media company that became Universal Studios, Inc. in Dec 1996), Pickwick Music (publisher), Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) and Universal‐MCA Music Publishing (US)
sub-publisher:
シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント and ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部
2:56
12I'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)
2:55
13Twilight 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
42:49
14Oh, How I Miss You Tonight
2:59
15To Each His Own
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1959-02-12)
recording of:
To Each His Own (on 1959-02-12)
lyricist:
Ray Evans (American songwriter)
composer:
Jay Livingston
2:50
16Enchanted
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
2:54
17Remember 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
42:52
18I Wish
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1957-12-04)
2:43