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Shes My Girl Hes My Boy CD  

Songwriters have been using boys and girls names in songs since the dawn of pop music. Harry Dacre wrote 'Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two)' in 1892, Ella Shields sang 'Burlington Bertie From Bow' in 1915 and 'Sweet Georgia Brown' and Dinah both came along in 1925. Cab Calloway introduced us to 'Minnie The Moocher' in 1931 and in the forties 'Lili Marlene' was a song popular with soldiers on both sides of World War 2. Rock'n'roll made the practice even more popular...There was a song for every Johnny and Bobby just as there was for every Sue, Donna or Peggy Sue. Compiled by pop guru Austin Powell, the man behind Fantastic Voyage's bestselling Forgotten 45s sets and the definitive American Music Library series, the 2CD set She's My Girl! He's My Boy! rounds up songs by many of rock'n'roll's big names, all proclaiming their love for a particular girl, and conversely many a song by some of the era's top girl singers longing for, or losing a Jimmy, Johnny or Ronnie; sixty in all. Eddie Cochran, The Crickets, Fats Domino and Paul Anka are on CD1 'The Boys Sing About The Girls', while Connie Francis, Petula Clark, Alma Cogan and The Shirelles are all on CD2 'The Girls Sing About The Boys'. Some songs you'll already know, others will hopefully be pleasant discoveries. All told they're a fascinating insight into the pop music of the rock'n'roll era and how its stars and forgotten heroes addressed their beloved objects of affection. A 20pp booklet, lavishly illustrated with original US and UK label shots, rounds off a terrific package. Disc: 1 1. Angela Jones (Johnny Ferguson) - Johnny Ferguson 2. Anna - Go To Him (Arthur Alexander) - Arthur Alexander 3. Barbara-Ann (The Regents) - The Regents 4. Beverly Jean (Curtis Lee) - Curtis Lee 5. Brenda (Glen Campbell) - Glen Campbell 6. I'll Remember Carol (Tommy Boyce) - Tommy Boyce 7. Corinna, Corinna (Ray Peterson) - Ray Peterson 8. Cindy's Birthday (Johnny Crawford) - Johnny Crawford 9. Diana (Paul Anka) - Paul Anka 10. Donna (Ritchie Valens) - Ritchie Valens 11. Deborah (The Crickets) - The Crickets 12. DeDe Dinah (Frankie Avalon) - Frankie Avalon 13. Ginny Come Lately (Brian Hyland) - Brian Hyland 14. Jamie (Eddie Holland) - Eddie Holland 15. Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie (Eddie Cochran) - Eddie Cochran 16. My Girl Josephine (Fats Domino) - Fats Domino 17. Judy, Don t Be Moody (Bobby Darin) - Bobby Darin 18. Kathy-O (The Diamonds) - The Diamonds 19. Leah (Roy Orbison) - Roy Orbison 20. I Saw Linda Yesterday (Dickey Lee) - Dickey Lee 21. Lucille (The Everly Brothers) - The Everly Brothers 22. Dizzy, Miss Lizzy (Larry Williams) - Larry Williams 23. Hello Mary Lou (Ricky Nelson) - Ricky Nelson 24. Marianne (The Hilltoppers) - The Hilltoppers 25. Maria (Johnny Mathis) - Johnny Mathis 26. Patsy (Jack Scott) - Jack Scott 27. Rosaleena (Conway Twitty) - Conway Twitty 28. Susie Darlin (Robin Luke) - Robin Luke 29. Runaround Sue (Doug Sheldon) - Doug Sheldon 30. Valerie (James Darren) - James Darren Disc: 2 1. Billy (Kathy Linden) - Kathy Linden 2. Bobby Baby (Ginny Zee) - Ginny Zee 3. Goodbye Charlie (Patti Page) - Patti Page 4. Steady Eddy (Dodie Stevens) - Dodie Stevens 5. Are You Ready, Freddy? (The Kaye Sisters) - Kaye Sisters 6. Dance With Me Georgie (The Bobbettes) - The Bobbettes 7. The Wallflower (Roll With Me Henry) (Etta James and The Peaches) - Etta James & The Peaches 8. Come On Back, Jack (Nina Simone) - Nina Simone 9. James Hold The Ladder Steady (Sue Thompson) - Sue Thompson 10. Jerry - I'm Your Sherry (Tracey Dey) - Tracey Dey 11. Gimme Jimmy (The Dimples) - The Dimples 12. Jimmy Unknown (Lita Roza) - Lita Roza 13. Joey Baby (Anita and Th So-And-So s) - Anita and Th' So-and-So's 14. Big Jim (Lucia Martin) - Lucia Martin 15. Big John (The Shirelles) - The Shirelles 16. Johnny Angel (Shelley Fabares) - Shelley Fabares 17. Jo-Jo The Dog Faced Boy (Marion Ryan) - Marion Ryan 18. Little Louie (The Blossoms) - The Blossoms 19. Motorcycle Michael (Jo-Ann Campbell) - Jo Ann Campbell 20. Norman (Carol Deene) - Carol Deene 21. Tall Paul (The Three Barry Sisters) - The Three Barry Sisters 22. Romeo (Petula Clark) - Petula Clark 23. Ronnie (Marcy Joe) - Marcy Joe 24. Ricky (Pat Reader) - Pat Reader 25. Teddy (Donna Douglas) - Donna Douglas 26. Terry (Leigh Bell and The Chimes) - Leigh Bell and The Chimes 27. Tiny Tim (LaVern Baker) - Lavern Baker 28. Tell Tommy I Miss Him (Marilyn Michaels) - Marilyn Michaels 29. Willie Can (Alma Cogan) - Alma Cogan 30. Will You, Willyum (Janis Martin) - Janis Martin

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