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Cameo Parkway Story To be Told By ABKCO May 17

HISTORIC CATALOG SET FOR FIRST EVER CD RELEASE CAMEO- PARKWAY STORY TO BE TOLD BY ABKCO MAY 17 ABKCO Records will release Cameo Parkway 1957 - 1967, a four CD box set that is the first comprehensive compilation… Read More

The Best of Chubby Checker

Of course, "The Twist" is included; it’s the song that went to #1 on the charts in two different years - 1961 and 1962 -- a feat unprecedented and never repeated in Billboard chart history. Chubby’s… Read More

The Best of Bobby Rydell

The teen idols' teen idol, Rydell is known equally for his youth-oriented hits including his first, released in 1959, "Kissin’ Time" followed by "Wild One","Swingin’ School" as well as his pop/adult… Read More

The Best of The Orlons

All of their hits including "South Street,"Crossfire!," The Wah Watusi,"Not Me" and "Don’t Hang Up" are included featuring the basso profundo of Steve Caldwell and his distaff partners in song - Marlena… Read More

The Best of Dee Dee Sharp

She was the leading female vocalist on Cameo Parkway and had a run of big hits that began with "Mashed Potato Time" that went to #1 on the R&B chart (and #2 Pop) in 1962 'Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes),"… Read More

The Best of The Tymes

They were, arguably, the most romantic sounding vocal group of the era. "So Much In Love," a huge hit in 1963, is certainly one of those 'our song" songs but so, too, was their hit version of 'Wonderful!… Read More

The Best of The Dovells

This raucous group from West Philadelphia is best known for the 1961 smash "The Bristol Stomp" but also scored on the charts with 'Hully Gully Baby," 'Do The New Continental" and 'You Can’t Sit Down."… Read More

The Best of ? & the Mysterians

The impact of this proto-punk garage band reverberates through the decades. They blasted out of Saginaw, Michigan in 1966 with "96 Tears," the song that was propelled by their enigmatic lead singer’s… Read More

Cameo Parkway: The Greatest Hits

ABKCO Records will release Cameo Parkway: The Greatest Hits, on October 17th. It's a 26 track compilation offers a concise overview of the fabled Philadelphia label that brought the world such… Read More

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