Various Artists

Golden Goodies, Vol. 2

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This album cracked the album charts at number 89 in July 1963 -- and rightfully so. This cornucopia of '50s ear candy includes "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" by Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers, "Crying in the Chapel" by Sonny Til & the Orioles, "Tears on My Pillow" by Little Anthony & the Imperials, and "A Thousand Miles Away" by the Heartbeats. Standards from the Chantels, the Dubs, the Cleftones, and the Coasters' hilarious "Charlie Brown" make this an instant classic. With the inclusion of the Flamingos' "I Only Have Eyes for You," arguably the greatest doo wop ballad ever, you have an essential collection from a romantic era.

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