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The Greatest R&B Hits of 1956, Vol. 2

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Another in Acrobat Records' continuing series documenting each year of R&B's golden era, this one covers 1956 (this is the second of two volumes), and includes such classics as Ray Charles' "Lonely Avenue," the Platters' "My Prayer," Fats Domino's "Honey Chile," and the Dells' "Oh What a Night," among others.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:47
2
2:23
3 2:35
4 2:48
5 2:30
6 2:34
7 3:12
8 2:37
9
2:19
10 2:35
11 2:09
12 2:13
13 2:52
14 3:03
15 2:23
16 2:39
17 2:28
18 2:30
19 2:55
20 2:14
21 2:51
22 2:02
23 2:44
24 2:34
25 1:49
26 2:56
27 2:17
28 2:33

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:06
2 1:55
3 2:00
4 2:40
5 2:26
6 2:16
7 2:38
8 2:18
9 2:54
10 2:26
11 2:37
12 2:11
13 2:49
14 2:33
15 2:26
16 2:49
17 2:55
18 2:56
19
2:21
20 2:12
21 2:51
22 2:16
23 2:50
24
2:21
25 2:32
26 2:30
27 2:43
28 2:42
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