- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Collectables Records
Description by OLDIES.com:
The Royal Guardsman based their most successful material on the fictional Peanuts character Snoopy, who "fought" the WWI flying ace, Baron Von Richthofen. The single "Snoopy vs. The Red Baron" sold a staggering 3 million copies and remains an oldies radio mainstay, while "Snoopy's Christmas" topped the seasonal charts in 1967. This disc also features many of the novelty songs the group covered, including "The Jolly Green Giant" and "Li'l Riding Hood".
- 1.Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- 2.Liberty Valance
- 4.Peanut Butter
- 5.The Battle Of New Orleans
- 6.Baby Let's Wait
- 7.Bo Diddley
- 8.Road Runner
- 9.Sweetmeats Slide
- 10.Alley - Oop
- 11.Li'l Red Riding Hood
- 12.The Jolly Green Giant
- 13.The Story Of Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- 14.Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- 15.The Story Of The Return Of The Red Baron
- 16.The Return Of The Red Baron
- 17.The Story Of Snoopy's Christmas
- 18.Snoopy's Christmas
- 19.I Say Love
- 20.Down Behind The Lines
- 21.It's Sopwith Camel Time
- 22.So Right (To Be In Love)
- 23.Airplane Song (My Airplane)
- 24.It Kinda Looks Like Christmas
2 LPs on 1 CD: SNOOPY VS. THE RED BARON (1967)/SNOOPY AND HIS FRIENDS (1967).
Originally released on Laurie.
Liner Note Authors: Al Fichera; Robert Schwartz .
Recording information: Allegro Recording Studios; Charles Fuller Productions, Tampa, FL; Fuller Recordings.
This two-fer from Collectables features a pair of out-of-print Royal Guardsmen LPs: Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron and Snoopy & His Friends. Originally issued in 1966 and 1967, respectively, each of the 24 tracks has a continuity dominated by the bubblegum sound and popular radio hits of the time. Highlights Include "Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron," "Snoopy's Christmas," "Baby Let's Wait," and "The Return of the Red Baron." ~ Al Campbell