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  • Audio CD (5 Nov. 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Universal
  • ASIN: B000X1LH6W
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (247 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,885 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Disc 1:

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
  1. A Teenager In LoveMarty Wilde 2:20£0.99  Buy MP3 
  2. Johnny Remember MeJohn Leyton 2:38Album Only
  3. Halfway To ParadiseBilly Fury 2:25£0.99  Buy MP3 
  4. Heartbeat (Single Version) [Clean]Buddy Holly 2:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
  5. Only The LonelyRoy Orbison 2:25Album Only
  6. Just Walking In The RainJohnnie Ray 2:37£0.99  Buy MP3 
  7. Come OutsideMike Sarne 2:48Album Only
  8. Only SixteenCraig Douglas 2:13£0.99  Buy MP3 
  9. That's What Love Will DoJoe Brown And The Bruvvers 2:23Album Only
10. Chantilly Lace (Single Version)The Big Bopper 2:23£0.99  Buy MP3 
11. Go Away Little GirlMark Wynter 2:12£0.99  Buy MP3 
12. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Single Version) [Clean]The Platters 2:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
13. Are You Sure?The Allisons 2:04£0.99  Buy MP3 
14. All I Have To Do Is Dream (Single Version)The Everly Brothers 2:19Album Only
15. The End Of The WorldSkeeter Davis 2:40£0.99  Buy MP3 
16. All Alone Am I (Single Version)Brenda Lee 2:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
17. Blue MoonThe Marcels 2:15£0.99  Buy MP3 
18. Sweet Little Sixteen (Original Master)Chuck Berry 3:01£0.99  Buy MP3 
19. Up On The RoofKenny Lynch 2:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
20. Take Good Care Of My Baby [Clean]Bobby Vee 2:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
21. A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)Terry Dene 2:25£0.99  Buy MP3 
22. You're Sixteen (Single Version)Johnny Burnette 1:57£0.99  Buy MP3 
23. Lipstick On Your Collar (Album Version)Connie Francis 2:16£0.99  Buy MP3 
24. Secret LoveKathy Kirby 2:28£0.99  Buy MP3 
25. Dream LoverBobby Darin 2:28£0.99  Buy MP3 
26. Rhythm Of The RainThe Cascades 2:33£0.99  Buy MP3 


Disc 2:

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  1. (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock (Single Version)Bill Haley & His Comets 2:10£0.99  Buy MP3 
  2. Move ItCliff Richard 2:22£0.99  Buy MP3 
  3. What Do You WantAdam Faith 1:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
  4. It Doesn't Matter Anymore (Single Version / Mono Version)Buddy Holly 2:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
  5. A Picture Of YouJoe Brown 2:20£0.99  Buy MP3 
  6. Venus In Blue JeansMark Wynter 2:09Album Only
  7. You Never Can Tell (1964 Single Version / Mono)Chuck Berry 2:41£0.99  Buy MP3 
  8. Rubber BallBobby Vee 2:28£0.99  Buy MP3 
  9. Bobby's GirlSusan Maughan 2:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
10. Rock Island LineChris Barber's Jazz Band and Lonnie Donegan 2:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
11. Runaround Sue (DO NOT USE)Dion 2:39£0.99  Buy MP3 
12. Be-Bop-A-LulaGene Vincent 2:35£0.99  Buy MP3 
13. RunawayDel Shannon 2:14Album Only
14. The Loco-MotionLittle Eva 2:23£0.99  Buy MP3 
15. Walkin' Back To HappinessHelen Shapiro 2:29£0.99  Buy MP3 
16. Love Letters In The SandPat Boone 2:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
17. Wild WindJohn Leyton 2:13£0.99  Buy MP3 
18. Little Town FlirtDel Shannon 2:43Album Only
19. Like I've Never Been GoneBilly Fury 2:13£0.99  Buy MP3 
20. Just Like EddieHeinz 2:37£0.99  Buy MP3 
21. Three Steps To HeavenEddie Cochran 2:23£0.99  Buy MP3 
22. Oh Carol! (Album Version)Neil Sekada 2:14£0.99  Buy MP3 
23. Blue VelvetBobby Vinton 2:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
24. Because They're YoungDuane Eddy 2:00Album Only
25. Telstar (Original Recording - 1962)The Tornados 3:19Album Only
26. Wonderful LandThe Shadows 2:17£0.99  Buy MP3 

Product Description

(2007/UNIVERSAL TV AUS) 52 original 1950s master recordingsMedium 1
  1. Teenager In Love - WILDE, Marty
  2. Johnny Remember Me - LEYTON, John
  3. Halfway For Paradise - FURY, Billy
  4. Heartbeat - HOLLY, Buddy
  5. Only The Lonely - ORBISON, Roy
  6. Just Walking In The Rain - RAY, Johnny
  7. Come Outside - SARNE, Mike
  8. Only Sixteen - DOUGLAS, Craig
  9. That's What Love Will Do - BROWN, Joe & BRUVVERS
  10. Chantilly Lace - BIG BOPPER
  11. Go Away Little Girl - WYNTER, Mark
  12. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - PLATTERS
  13. Are You Sure - ALLISONS
  14. All I Have To Do Is Dream - EVERLY BROTHERS
  15. The End Of The World - DAVIS, Skeeter
  16. All Alone Am I - LEE, Brenda
  17. Blue Moon - MARCELS
  18. Sweet Little Sixteen - BERRY, Chuck
  19. Up On The Roof - LYNCH, Kenny
  20. Take Good Care Of My Baby - VEE, Bobby
  21. A White Sport Coat - DENE, Terry
  22. You're Sixteen - BURNETTE, Johnny
  23. Lipstick On Your Collar - FRANCIS, Connie
  24. Secret Love - KIRKBY, Kathy
  25. Dream Lover - DARIN, Bobby
  26. Rhythm Of The Rain - CASCADES
Medium 2
  1. Rock Around The Clock - HALEY, Bill & HIS COMETS
  2. Move It - RICHARD, Cliff
  3. What Do You Want - FAITH, Adam
  4. It Doesn't Matter Anymore - HOLLY, Buddy
  5. A Picture Of You - BROWN, Joe
  6. Venus In Blue Jeans - WYNTER, Mark
  7. You Never Can Tell - BERRY, Chuck
  8. Rubber Ball - VEE, Bobby
  9. Bobby's Girl - MAUGHAN, Susan
  10. Rock Island Line - DONEGAN, Lonnie
  11. Runaround Sue - DION
  12. Be Bop A Lula - VINCENT, Gene & HIS BLUE CAPS
  13. Runaway - SHANNON, Del
  14. The Locomotion - LITTLE EVA
  15. Walking Back To Happiness - SHAPRIO, Helen
  16. Love Letters ...

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars

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82 of 85 people found the following review helpful By Sad Mike on 16 Nov. 2008
Format: Audio CD
This is a really great selection of songs and even though most appear all too frequently on numerous compilations celebrating this period, the album would still normally rate five stars. However, I am surprised that none of the previous reviewers point out that not all the recordings are the originals as stated but inferior re-recordings that lack the nostalgia of the originals, e.g. Only Sixteeen by Craig Douglas, Wonderful Land by the Shadows and Pat Boone's Love Letters In The Sand. This really lets it down and there really can be no excuse for this from a label of the pedigree.
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37 of 40 people found the following review helpful By Peter Wade VINE VOICE on 6 Aug. 2008
Format: Audio CD
Sometimes there is a conspiracy to try and make us believe that sex like pop music did not really happen in Britain until the Beatles came along and released us from songs like How much is that Doggy in the window or If I had known you were coming I would have baked a cake.

This is a good mix a British and US pop before the Beatles turned up. In recent years I have seen Joe Brown and Marty Wilde live and they are as good as ever. It is pure nostalgia for a time gone by. You had to be there to appreciate it. Cracking hits like Johnny Remember Me and Mike Sarne Come Outside.

I remember when a bloke who obviously wasn't a teenager was regarded as rock and roll as Bill Haley and the Comets did rock around the clock. It is great even over fifty years later.

Our listening was very restricted pre the Pirate radio stations in the early sixties.we had to get our music where we could until today where it is pouring out everywhere. We had to savour every opportunity to listen to Buddy Holly or Skeeter Davis.

What could top End of the world by Skeeter Davis ?. It can bring tears to your eyes all these years later. Not a duff track on this 52 track double CD.

I will be off to Tescos to get the follow up instrumentals of the period. It is a treat to go on a long car journey and play the CDs right the way through.

Highly recommended to those of us of a certain age. It conjures up national service, two way family favourites the Navy Lark on Sunday lunch time radio.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman/and/movie-fan' TOP 100 REVIEWER on 29 Aug. 2014
Format: Audio CD
Back to the beginning of the 'Dreamboats series' you don't have to have lived through the 'sixties' to enjoy this 'pop' album, it contains many tracks that have truly been hard to come by, artists that i'd almost forgotten yet i remember the songs.
Have you ever thought of 'Wendy Richards' (Pauline Fowler in Eastenders) as a recording artist ? well if you buy and listen to this '2-CD' compilation she features with 'Mike Sarne' with their number called 'Come Outside' 'Wendy' is the voice feedback toward the end of the song, there you go a bit of useless ' trivia 'Seriously this compilation is a great reminder for fans from yesteryear, and also a great addition for those who collect 'Pop' music from the late 50's into the early 60's.
As well as the great 'vocal' hits the album also contains some pretty good 'instrumentals' like 'Telstar' from the Tornadoes( one of the first 'vinyl' singles i bought ) 'The Shadows with 'Wonderful Land' and 'Duane Eddy's' 'Because They're Young'
I will in addition to the numbers mention highlight some of the other material fro each disc that can be found on-board........Disc One....'John Leyton' --'Johnny Remember Me'.......
'Roy Orbison' --'Only The Lonely'........'Mark Wynter' --'Go Away Little Girl........
'Brenda Lee' --'All Alone Am I'........'Johnny Burnette' --'You're Sixteen'
and........'The Cascades' --'Rhythm Of The Rain'.......just a few of the magic memories to be found on disc one........Disc Two........'Buddy Holly' --'It Doesn't Matter Anymore'.....
'Bobby Vee--'Rubber Ball'........'Little Eva' --'The Locomotion'........'Pat Boone' --'Love Letters in The Sand'........'Heinz' --'Just Like Eddy'........and.......'Bobby Vinton' --
'Blue Velvet'............
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By R. Heslop on 9 April 2010
Format: Audio CD
Im only 18 and i absolutely love this CD, i went to see the musical not long ago and it was amazing! buy this CD!!!
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34 of 39 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 18 Dec. 2007
Format: Audio CD
Transistor Radios, Empty Roads on a Sunday, No shops open on a Sunday, Black & White Television, Coffee as a treat, Chicken only at Xmas, Corner Shops, Television not starting until 5pm and finishing at @ midnight. Amazing what music can bring back.
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58 of 67 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. Marilyn Bennett VINE VOICE on 15 Nov. 2007
Format: Audio CD
For the more mature amongst us this is sheer memory lane. I don't usually indulge in nostalgia but I couldn't resist this one. It reminds us of our youth when life may not have been simpler but we all thought it was at the time. A CD I may not listen to often but it brings back fond memories.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 15 Dec. 2007
Format: Audio CD
This kind of music always sparks my interest it's beautiful and gives you such an imagination. Each song is quality.

I'm only 18 but I know a good buy when I see one.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By V. J. Aviston on 8 Aug. 2008
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Great to have so many oldies bringing back unforgetable memories all in a compact set. Many of which where great favouties in my teens/early twenties. A truly collectable purchase. These tracks will never now be forgotten.
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