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Ooh Wee! The Rare Singles

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Ooh Wee! The Rare Singles
Ooh Wee! The Rare Singles


Dolores Hawkins had a smoky sound that was distinctly her own, and whether you are a long time fan, or just now discovering her, you're in for more than two hours of incomparable pop and jazz by one of the finest vocalists of the era.

Features two versions of "Hambone" with Red Saunders, which was probably the biggest hit of her career and on the rare second version she repeatedly yells out an orgasmic "Yeah!", which somehow got past the censors. She also cut four sides with the Four Lads, including the torchy "Rocks In My Bed" They are all included in this superb new package along with her Gene Krupa recordings, some rare Krupa broadcasts, and 40 singles of her own, including two songs by Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane from the film "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

Most of this wonderful collection is on CD for the very first time, beautifully restored in this jam-packed double set.

Detailed liner notes complete what is an outstanding overview of Dolores Hawkins exceptional career.


  1. Name
  2. Teach Me, Teach Me, Baby
  3. You Turned The Tables On Me
  4. Bop Boogie
  5. Watch Out! (Whatcha Tryin' To Do)
  6. Swiss Lullaby
  7. Let Me Off Uptown (With Roy Eldridge)
  8. Gene's Boogie
  9. Strawberry Moon
  10. Hambone
  11. Ooo-Wee
  12. Love Me Long
  13. Heavenly Father
  14. Rocks In My Bed
  15. Each Time
  16. Risin' Sun
  17. The Key Is In The Door
  18. Early Every Evening
  19. Scrap Of Paper
  20. I've Got A Letter
  21. Come Home
  22. Happy Tears
  23. Hambone (Alt. Version)
  24. Don't Make Me Love You
  25. A Long Time Ago
  26. Anything Can Happen-Mambo
  27. Stars On The Ceiling
  28. Hernando's Hideaway
  29. Hey There
  30. Small Talk
  31. It's Cha-Cha Time
  32. Turn Back Baby
  33. George
  34. Silly Man
  35. Anything For A Friend
  36. For You, My Love
  37. Smoky Morning
  38. No Such Luck
  39. I'm A Rhymer
  40. My Girl Friend's Boy Friend
  41. Growin' Up
  42. I Take This Man
  43. I'll Be Seeing You
  44. I Gotta Right To See The Blues
  45. A Kiss Before Dying
  46. Squeeze Me
  47. Hoopla
  48. My Wonderful Lover
  49. Aw Shucks Baby
  50. A Waltz To Remember
  51. One Guy
  52. I Love Leroy
  53. I'll Wait For You By The River
  54. Pittsburgh Blue
  55. If You Stub Your Toe On The Moon
  56. Don't Call Me Sweetheart Anymore
  57. Underneath The Linden Tree
  58. Gene's Boogie
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