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Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1: 1960

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Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1: 1960 Review

by Al Campbell

Complete Pop Instrumental Hits of the Sixties, Vol. 1: 1960 highlights a number of singles released in that year. Among the 81 tracks are the original versions of "Theme from 'A Summer Place'" by Percy Faith, "Mr. Lucky" by Henry Mancini, and "Walk, Don't Run" by the Ventures, in addition to strong tracks by Roger Williams, Chet Atkins, Duane Eddy, and Floyd Cramer. This enjoyable sampler will please any fan of pop and easy listening instrumentals.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Bill Black's Combo 02:09 Amazon
2 Bill Doggett 03:04 Amazon
3 Duane Eddy / Duane Eddy & the Rebels 02:16 Amazon
4 Bill Haley & His Comets 02:33 Amazon
5 Tender Slim 01:58 Amazon
6 The Viscounts 02:23 Amazon
7 Chet Atkins 02:08 Amazon
8 Jacky Noguez 02:00 Amazon
9 Spencer Ross 02:51 Amazon
10 Percy Faith / Percy Faith & His Orchestra 02:28 Amazon
11 Frank Chacksfield / Frank Chacksfield & His Orchestra 02:25 Amazon
12 The Fireballs 02:12 Amazon
13 The Champs 02:13 Amazon
14 Chet Atkins 02:14 Amazon
15 The Frantics 02:04 Amazon
16 Pete Fountain 02:09 Amazon
17 Nat King Cole 02:48 Amazon
18 Johnny & the Hurricanes 02:09 Amazon
19 Monty Kelly / Monty Kelly & His Orchestra 02:33 Amazon
20
Ernie Fields / Ernie Fields & His Orchestra 02:42 Amazon
21 Johnny / Santo & Johnny / Santo 02:35 Amazon
22 Duane Eddy / Duane Eddy & the Rebels 02:04 Amazon
23
Bill Black's Combo 02:34 Amazon
24 Henry Mancini / Henry Mancini & His Orchestra 02:14 Amazon
25 Ray Bryant / Ray Bryant Combo 03:07 Amazon
26 Sir Chauncey & His Exciting Strings 02:14 Amazon
27 Jessie Hill 02:18 Amazon
28 Joiner, Arkansas Junior High School Band 02:13 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Frank DeVol 03:29 Amazon
2 Roger Williams 02:44 Amazon
3 Percy Faith & His Orchestra 03:11 Amazon
4
Don Costa / Don Costa & His Orchestra 02:56 Amazon
5
Duane Eddy / Duane Eddy & the Rebels 02:01 Amazon
6 Johnny & the Hurricanes 02:06 Amazon
7 Bill Black's Combo 02:25 Amazon
8 Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra / Billy Vaughn 02:13 Amazon
9 Jerry Byrd 02:33 Amazon
10
The Viscounts 02:02 Amazon
11 Preston Epps 02:09 Amazon
12 The Ventures 02:03 Amazon
13 Duane Eddy / Duane Eddy & the Rebels 02:51 Amazon
14
Johnny & the Hurricanes 02:25 Amazon
15
The Fireballs 02:00 Amazon
16 Ferrante & Teicher 03:01 Amazon
17 Bobby Darin 02:16 Amazon
18 Piltdown Men 02:32 Amazon
19
Johnny & the Hurricanes 01:50 Amazon
20 Don Costa / Don Costa & His Orchestra 02:56 Amazon
21
Roger Williams 02:52 Amazon
22 Felix Slatkin & His Orchestra / Felix Slatkin 02:20 Amazon
23
David Carroll / David Carroll & His Orchestra 02:36 Amazon
24
Ray Ellis / Ray Ellis & His Orchestra 02:30 Amazon
25
Ray Conniff / Ray Conniff & His Orchestra 02:18 Amazon
26 Bill Black's Combo 02:04 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra / Billy Vaughn 02:43 Amazon
2 Mantovani / Mantovani Orchestra 02:47 Amazon
3 Duane Eddy / Duane Eddy & the Rebels 02:26 Amazon
4 Ernie Freeman 02:28 Amazon
5
The Mark II 02:48 Amazon
6 Floyd Cramer 02:29 Amazon
7 Tobin Mathews & Co. 02:48 Amazon
8 Charles Wolcott 01:48 Amazon
9 Richie Allen 02:17 Amazon
10 James Booker 02:25 Amazon
11
Johnny & the Hurricanes 02:14 Amazon
12 Lawrence Welk 02:21 Amazon
13 Bill Black's Combo 02:07 Amazon
14 The Ramblers 02:25 Amazon
15
The Ventures 02:05 Amazon
16 Johnny / Santo & Johnny / Santo 02:20 Amazon
17 Bill Doggett 02:09 Amazon
18
The Spacemen 02:48 Amazon
19 Ernie Fields / Ernie Fields & His Orchestra 02:37 Amazon
20 Johnny & the Hurricanes 02:20 Amazon
21 Johnny / Santo & Johnny / Santo 02:08 Amazon
22 Chet Atkins 03:08 Amazon
23 The Little Dippers 02:22 Amazon
24 Al Brown 02:34 Amazon
25
Don Ralke 01:56 Amazon
26
Don Ralke 01:58 Amazon
27 Johnny & the Hurricanes 02:13 Amazon
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