Personnel: Johnnie Richardson, Joe Rivers (vocals); Danny Begelman (guitar); Arno Hecht, Keith Spring (saxophone); Ronnie Lawson (keyboards); Larry Lader, Scott Goodman (drums).
Recording information: The Workshoppe, Queens, NY (1982).
This two-fer from Collectables features a pair of out of print discs by the vocal group the Blue Emotions and vocal duo Johnnie & Joe. First issued in 1982, these 24 tracks are made up of both modern and classic doo wop songs, including "Kingdom of Love," "Queen of My Heart," and "The Highest Mountain, the Deepest River" by Johnnie & Joe, and "Ring-A-Ling," "Sincerely," and "This Is a Night for Love" by the Blue Emotions. This is an enjoyable reissue, but doesn't compare to the tracks these groups recorded in their heyday. ~ Al Campbell