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The Sound Of The Brill Building: All Boys Edition

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
30-09-2022
Barcode:
604988115925
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
JASCD1159
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Description

The Brill Building is an 11-story Art Deco office block, at 1619 Broadway, Manhattan, where the songwriters who shaped 1950s and 60s rock & roll, R&B and pop music wrote, demoed and published their songs.

The 'First Team' comprised seven songwriting duos: Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, Gerry Goffin & Carole King, Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman, Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield, Burt Bacharach & Hal David, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, and Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich.

Other significant Brill Building songwriters included Ben Raleigh, Jack Keller, Bob Hilliard, Phil Spector, Paul Evans, Hank Hunter, Helen Miller, Tony Powers, Larry Kolber, Paul Hampton, Mark Barkan, Bobby Darin, Rose Marie McCoy and others.

The companion to three further Jasmine Brill Building compilations, this volume is an "All Boys Edition", and includes household names like The Drifters, Gene Pitney, The Coasters, Ben E. King, Bobby Darin, Bobby Vee, Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers and many more.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. The Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me
  3. Gene Pitney - Donna Means Heartbreak
  4. Steve Lawrence - Footsteps
  5. Leroy Van Dyke - How Long Must You Keep Me A Secret
  6. Dion - Take Good Care Of My Baby
  7. Bobby Rydell - I'll Never Dance Again
  8. Jay & The Americans - Yes
  9. Ben E. King - Show Me The Way
  10. Chuck Jackson - I Keep Forgettin'
  11. Gene Mcdaniels - Spanish Lace
  12. Arthur Alexander - Where Have You Been All My Life
  13. Jerry Butler - Make It Easy On Yourself
  14. Marv Johnson - Keep Tellin' Yourself
  15. Jimmy Clanton - Another Sleepless Night
  16. Bobby Darin - Things
  17. The Crickets - Little Hollywood Girl
  18. Bobby Vee - Walkin' With My Angel
  19. Paul Petersen - Keep Your Love Locked (Deep In Your Heart)
  20. Carl Dobkins Jr - Ask Me No Questions
  21. The Diamonds - (She Say) Oom Dooby Doom
  22. The Coasters - Along Came Jones
  23. Kenny Karen - Susie Forgive Me
  24. Barry Mann - Teenage Has-Been
  25. Buddy Holly - Baby I Don't Care
  26. Elvis Presley - I Beg Of You
  27. Fabian - Hound Dog Man
  28. Sammy Turner & The Twisters - Thunderbolt
  29. Johnny Jack - The Beggar That Became A King
  30. The Visions - Swinging Wedding
  31. Johnny Crawford - Proud
  32. Ral Donner - Turn Back The Clock
  33. The Everly Brothers - No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile
  34. Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
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