Various Artists

The Gee Story

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This 2 disc set brings together 63 tracks from this early George Goldner run label. Covering a nice selection of the label's output from 1954 to its demise in 1962, Gee made inroads as a doo-wop specialist, primarily with the recordings of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, the Cleftones, and later with the Regents and the Drapers. Plemty of classics aboard from these artists as well as goodies from the Emanons, the Coins, the Five Crowns, the Valtones, Annie Kaye, and Lorraine Ellis, making this a superlative overview of a label that for almost a decade dealing in nothing but new York rhythm and blues.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:21
2 2:37
3
2:41
4
2:44
5
2:30
6
2:42
7
3:03
8
2:38
9 2:18
10 2:42
11
3:11
12
2:08
13 2:15
14
2:25
15 3:02
16 2:37
17 2:35
18
2:31
19 2:40
20
2:56
21 3:13
22 2:15
23
1:58
24 2:09
25 2:40
26 2:38
27
2:16
28 2:30
29 2:10
30 2:05

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:43
2 3:07
3 2:30
4
2:30
5
2:24
6
2:38
7 2:25
8
2:48
9
2:27
10
1:58
11
2:27
12
2:18
13
2:22
14 2:19
15
2:12
16
1:57
17
2:55
18
2:11
19 2:21
20 2:26
21
1:58
22
2:11
23 1:52
24 2:17
25 2:21
26 2:37
27
2:18
28
2:08
29 2:00
30
2:07
31 2:33
32
2:13
33 1:58
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