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  • Label: Jamie / Guyden


  • 1.It's Unbelievable
  • 2.Fabulous Cars & Diamond Rings
  • 3.For The Love Of Money
  • 4.Let's Drink A Toast
  • 5.There Is A Girl
  • 6.Heaven Only Knows
  • 7.Keep On Forgetting
  • 8.Love Me True
  • 9.Don't Cry
  • 10.From The Bottom Of My Heart (I Still Love You)
  • 11.Rain
  • 12.Groovin At The Go Go
  • 13.Dedicated To You
  • 14.Fabulous Cars & Diamond Rings (Alt. Version)
  • 15.It's Unbelievable (Alt. Version)
  • 16.I Need Somebody To Love
  • 17.Another Chance
  • 18.Without You Baby

Product Description:

The Larks: Barbara Mason, Jackine Marshall, Vivian McDougal, Cleopatra McDougal, Irma Jackson, Phyllis Smith (vocals).
Personnel: Phyllis Smith, Barbara Mason (vocals).
Audio Remixer: Tom Moulton.
A comprehensive collection by the early-'50s' Larks, who are considered one of the top doo wop groups of all time. Westside Records didn't leave any significant tracks off this compilation of songs recorded during the two-year span the group was together. (They were issued, however, over a five-year period, from 1950 to 1955, by Apollo and Lloyd Records.) Embraced are their Apollo debut, "Coffee, Cigarettes and Tears," and "Hopefully Yours," a sweet ballad that was back-sided by member Eugene Mumford's "When I Leave These Prison Walls," written while he was incarcerated in a North Carolina prison for allegedly raping a white woman; he was pardoned in 1949 by the governor. Also on the project is "My Reverie," a classic ballad that demonstrates their advanced ballad skills; two takes of "Eyesight to the Blind," which made the national R&B chart; and the humorous "I Ain't Fattening Frogs for Snakes." ~ Andrew Hamilton
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  • Sales Rank: 27,080
  • UPC: 647780401421
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