In Memoriam: Classics from the 50’s & 60’s

In Memoriam: Classics from the 50's and 60's

For My Father: January 18, 1945 – October 18, 2010. Presented are 40 of the songs he grew up with and loved sharing during his life, arranged chronologically. Tracklist in the Comments.

Pictured: Father & Son on the hockey trail.

The Comets: (We’re Gonna) Rock Around the Clock, 1954
Fats Domino: Ain’t That A Shame, 1955
The Penguins: Earth Angel, 1955
The Platters: The Great Pretender, 1955
The Del-Vikings: Come Go With Me, 1956
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers: Why Do Fools Fall in Love? 1956
The Bobbettes: Look at the Stars, 1957
The Diamonds: Little Darlin’, 1957
The Heartbeats: A Thousand Miles Away, 1957
Ivory Joe Hunter: Since I Met You Baby, 1957
Sam Cooke: You Send Me, 1957
Bobby Day: Rockin’ Robin, 1958
Buddy Holly: Maybe Baby, 1958
The Crests: Sixteen Candles, 1958
Dee Clark: Nobody But You, 1958
The Everly Brothers: All I Have to Do is Dream, 1958
Rick Nelson: Poor Little Fool, 1958
The Skyliners: Since I Don’t Have You, 1958
Bobby Darin: Dream Lover, 1959
The Flamingos: I Only Have Eyes for You, 1959
Little Anthony: Tears On My Pillow, 1959
Ritchie Valens: We Belong Together, 1959
Ritchie Valens: Donna, 1959
Bobby Bland: Lead Me On, 1960
Ben E. King: Stand By Me, 1961
Brenda Lee: You Can Depend On Me, 1961
Del Shannon: Runaway, 1961
The Fleetwoods: (He’s) The Great Impostor, 1961
The Regents: Barbara Anne, 1961
Roy Orbison: Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel), 1961
Roy Orbison: Crying, 1961
Timi Yuro: Hurt, 1961
Ketty Lester: Love Letters, 1962
Sam Cooke: Bring It On Home to Me, 1962
Bobby Vinton: Blue Velvet, 1963
Sam Cooke: A Change Is Gonna Come, 1964
The Righteous Brothers: Unchained Melody, 1965
Nancy Sinatra: Let it Be Me, 1966
James Carr: These Ain’t Raindrops, 1968
James Carr: A Man Needs A Woman, 1968

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