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LPs released on the WING label

The WING label was a subsidiary of Mercury Records. Records released on WING were generally mid priced records that featured compilations from artists catalogs or past hits

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America's Famous Song Stylists

This is probably as close as it gets to an original release "Greatest Hits" compilation. The LP contains the three million sellers in addition to some minor hits, non-hit singles and some older B sides.

 

Pop Hits

This is a compilation of Hits, B sides, and other songs that but for this album, would never have seen the light of day. Sweet Wild Honey (featuring Bill Reed singing lead) was not a hit in the USA, but it made the top 30 in Canada. I'll Always be in Love with You was released by The Diamonds on The Diamonds meet Pete Rugolo, but the version on this album is from a diffrerent session. Similarly, The Streets of Laredo that appears on this album is a completely different version from the one that appeared on The Songs from the Old West. Who knows, maybe these songs were the inspiration for the "Rugolo" and "Old West" albums respectively! The song Moonglow was never released on any other album or single in the US, Canada, Great Britain or Australia.

 

Side 1

The Stroll, You Baby You, Every Night About this Time, Ka Ding Dong, A Thousand Miles Away, Ev'ry Minute of the Day

Side 2

Little Darlin', Faithful and True, Straight Skirts, Silhouettes, Passion Flower, Daddy Cool