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Various Artists — Popcorn Girls
Release date : Aug. 25, 2014
Label : Croydon Municipal

Popcorn Girls – Various Artists

Featuring girl group sounds, R&B, 50s and 60s teen pop and more, this is the latest in Croydon Municipal’s forays into the Popcorn scene. With floor fillers, tear jerkers and rarities, some appearing on CD for the first time, this volume throws the spotlight on girl singers. It’s a hugely enjoyable mix of 60s soul stars (Dee Dee Sharp, Baby Washington), classy  50s vocalists (Peggy King, Margaret Whiting) and even the sole, very rare 45 by pin-up actress Tuesday Weld. The perfect soundtrack for a sticky summer picnic.

In-demand R&B club hits.  Huge appeal for 60s girl group fans.  Many tracks on CD for the first time.

Compiled by Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley.

TRACK LISTING:

  1. NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO WEEP – Simone Dina
  2. I DON’T KNOW – Lorne Lesley
  3. ARE YOU THE BOY – Tuesday Weld
  4. OCEAN OF TEARS – Ann Williams
  5. WALK ON THE WILD SIDE – Marilyn Brown
  6. HEY LONELY ONE – Baby Washington
  7. WHAT HE USED TO TELL ME – Delores Hill
  8. THE NIGHT – Dee Dee Sharp
  9. HANDSOME MAN – Barbara Pittman
  10. UP UP UP – Peggy King
  11. HOT SPELL – Margaret Whiting
  12. I FEEL THE PAIN – Linda Queen
  13. LOVE CHARMS – Diane Maxwell
  14. HE’S THE ONE THAT RINGS MY BELL – Sherri Taylor
  15. HAUNTED LOVER – Carole Bennett
  16. THE ROLL – Evie Sands
  17. PALM OF YOUR HAND – Dolly Lyon
  18. SHE’LL BE GONE – Betty O’Brien
  19. NOT MUCH (DO YOU BABY?) – Rosemary
  20. NOBODY’S GONNA HURT YOU – Donna Dee