Ray PETERSON - The Wonder of You - The Very Best of Ray Peterson 1957-1962

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Known as 'The Golden Voice of Rock 'n' Roll', Ray Peterson was a genuinely remarkable singer with a four-and-a-half octave range. His passionate and dramatic singing style and powerful onstage presence made him a popular live performer and he carved out a big career in Las Vegas, as well as a string of hit records.

Peterson famously recorded the original versions of two of the 20th century's iconic R 'n' R songs, 'The Wonder of You' (later revived so spectacularly by Elvis) and the controversial death-disc 'Tell Laura I Love Her', both of which were million sellers. He also famously worked with a very young Phil Spector at the outset of the latter's career, with whom he recorded the million-selling 'Corrina-Corrina' plus a couple of smaller hits, 'Be My Girl' and 'I Could Have Loved You So Well'.

Alongside the hits on this 30 track set are a couple of other Rock 'n' Roll rarities which presents the Very Best of his recordings from 1957 to 1962.

Track Listing

1. FEVER
2. WE'RE OLD ENOUGH TO CRY
3. DOGGONIT!
4. SHIRLEY PURLEY
5. LET'S TRY ROMANCE
6. SUDDENLY
7. PATRICIA
8. RICHER THAN I
9. THE WONDER OF YOU
10. I'M GONE
11. COME AND GET IT
12. MY BLUE ANGEL
13. GOODNIGHT MY LOVE (Pleasant Dreams)
14. TILL THEN
15. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO MAKE THOSE EYES AT ME FOR
16. ANSWER ME, MY LOVE
17. TELL LAURA I LOVE HER
18. WEDDING DAY
19. TEENAGE HEARTACHE
20. CORRINA-CORRINA
21. BE MY GIRL
22. I'M TIRED
23. SWEET LITTLE KATHY
24. YOU DIDN'T CARE
25. MISSING YOU
26. YOU THRILL ME
27. I COULD HAVE LOVED YOU SO WELL
28. WHY DON'T YOU WRITE ME
29. IS IT WRONG?
30. I'M NOT JIMMY

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Format
CD
Price Code
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Release Date
14/02/2014
UPC Bar Code No
604988029123