The Four Preps were arguably the most versatile vocal group of their era, comfortable in almost any format, be it folk, doo wop, r&r, pop, Tin Pan Alley standards and even comedic material. They recorded successfully in each of these styles, and in particular enjoyed enormous success with parodies, which became pretty much their stock in trade. This compilation presents the Very Best of their singles' releases between 1956 and 1962, and includes thirteen US?hits, of which eight were reportedly million-sellers: '26 Miles (Santa Catalina)', 'Big Man', 'Lazy Summer Night'/'Summertime Lies', 'Down By The Station', 'Got?A?Girl', 'More Money For You?And Me' and 'The Big Draft'. Also included are hits like 'Dreamy Eyes', 'Cinderella', 'Big Surprise', 'I?Ain't Never' and 'Calcutta'. This is by far the most comprehensive compilation of this body of work, while several of their early sides are difficult to find elsewhere on CD
The Four Preps were arguably the most versatile vocal group of their era, comfortable in almost any format, be it folk, doo wop, r&r, pop, Tin Pan Alley standards and even comedic material. They recorded successfully in each of these styles, and in particular enjoyed enormous success with parodies, which became pretty much their stock in trade. This compilation presents the Very Best of their singles' releases between 1956 and 1962, and includes thirteen US?hits, of which eight were reportedly million-sellers: '26 Miles (Santa Catalina)', 'Big Man', 'Lazy Summer Night'/'Summertime Lies', 'Down By The Station', 'Got?A?Girl', 'More Money For You?And Me' and 'The Big Draft'. Also included are hits like 'Dreamy Eyes', 'Cinderella', 'Big Surprise', 'I?Ain't Never' and 'Calcutta'. This is by far the most comprehensive compilation of this body of work, while several of their early sides are difficult to find elsewhere on CD
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Very Best Of The Four Preps: 26 Miles 1956-1962
Artist: Four Preps
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1. Dreamy Eyes
2. Where Wuz You
3. 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)
4. Big Man
5. Stop, Baby
6. Lazy Summer Night
7. Summertime Lies
8. Cinderella
9. Gidget
10. The Riddle of Love
11. Big Surprise
12. Try My Arms
13. I Ain't Never
14. Down By the Station
15. Got a Girl
16. (Wait Till You) Hear It from Me
17. Sentimental Kid
18. Madelina
19. Kaw-Liga
20. Balboa
21. Calcutta
22. Gone Are the Days
23. Dream Boy, Dream
24. Grounded
25. More Money for You and Me (Medley - Single Edit)
26. Mr Blue
27. Alley-Oop
28. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
29. In This Whole Wide World
30. A Worried Man
31. Tom Dooley
32. Teenager in Love
33. Swing Down Chariot
34. Once Around the Block
35. The Seine
36. The Big Draft (Medley - Single Edit)
37. I'll Never Smile Again
38. Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
39. The Mountain's High
40. Heartaches
41. Michael
42. Runaround Sue
43. Good Night Sweetheart
44. Alice

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The Four Preps were arguably the most versatile vocal group of their era, comfortable in almost any format, be it folk, doo wop, r&r, pop, Tin Pan Alley standards and even comedic material. They recorded successfully in each of these styles, and in particular enjoyed enormous success with parodies, which became pretty much their stock in trade. This compilation presents the Very Best of their singles' releases between 1956 and 1962, and includes thirteen US?hits, of which eight were reportedly million-sellers: '26 Miles (Santa Catalina)', 'Big Man', 'Lazy Summer Night'/'Summertime Lies', 'Down By The Station', 'Got?A?Girl', 'More Money For You?And Me' and 'The Big Draft'. Also included are hits like 'Dreamy Eyes', 'Cinderella', 'Big Surprise', 'I?Ain't Never' and 'Calcutta'. This is by far the most comprehensive compilation of this body of work, while several of their early sides are difficult to find elsewhere on CD