From The Original Master Tapes CD (2004)

Artist: Checkers

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Product Overview


Label Collectables Records
SKU 61008172
UPC 090431288825
UPC 14 00090431288825
Format CD
Release Date 6/22/2004
Author Checkers
Compilation Appearance Vocal Groups: Classic Doo Wop (Rmst)
Technical Info
Producer Victor Pearlin (Compilation)
CatalogID 2888
Lable Name Collectables
Released 03/14/2006
Original Release 2004
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00090431288825
Album Notes and Credits
The Checkers: Clyde McPhatter, Bill Brown , Charles White.
Liner Note Author: Victor Pearlin.
The Checkers were a short-lived vocal group founded in 1952 and lasting until 1954. During these short two years, the group released 11 singles on King, and found some commercial success despite heavy turnover. White Cliffs of Dover collects these 22 Checkers' songs, represented by the A- and B- sides of their 11 releases. The title track is probably the quartet's best-known release, but other tracks -- "Without a Song" and "Don't Stop Dan" -- also sold fairly well. The latter song, interestingly, is a belated answer song to "Sixty Minute Man" (which had also been sung by Checkers' founder, Bill Brown) and is coupled with a fantastic version of "House With No Windows." There's also the odd coupling of "You've Been Fooling Around" with a vibrant take on "Over the Rainbow." Interestingly, the group's last single -- "Heaven Only Knows" and "Nine More Miles" -- wasn't released until 1958, four years after the group had busted up. Whether these recordings emanated from the original group and had been hidden away in the vault, or King hired a new group to record them remains a mystery. White Cliffs of Dover is a fine collection and will be warmly embraced by fans of '50s vocal music. ~ Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr.
Disc 1
1 Without A Song
2 Oh, Oh, Oh Baby
3 Flame In My Heart
4 My Prayer Tonight
5 Let Me Come Back
6 Love Wasn't There
7 Night's Curtain
8 I Wanna Know
9 Ghost Of My Baby
10 You Never Had It So Good
11 White Cliffs Of Dover
12 I Promise You
13 House With No Windows
14 Don't Stop Dan
15 You've Been Fooling Around
16 Over The Rainbow
17 Mama's Daughter
18 Can't Find My Sadie
19 Trying To Hold My Gal
20 I Wasn't Thinkin', I Was Drinkin'
21 Heaven Only Knows
22 Nine More Miles (The Faster, Faster Song)
Product Attributes
Artist Checkers
Label Collectables Records
Music Format Compact Disc

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