The Sock Hop Collection

The Sock Hop Collection

Go back to a time of poodle skirts and ponytails, crew cuts and cars with big fins—and the steadfast hope for a slow dance with that special someone

Go back to a time of poodle skirts and ponytails, crew cuts and cars with big fins—and the steadfast hope for a slow dance with that special someone
135 songs on 8 CDs

Includes 28-page booklet, collector’s box

USD$134.95 USD$119.96 Installment pricing available

The sock hop era was all about hanging with your best friends, learning the latest dance steps, and maybe even falling in love for the first time

In the late ’50s and early ’60s teens hopped, bopped and did the twist to love songs, sad songs, break-up and make-up songs, street-corner harmonies, vocal-group classics and that great girl-group sound. It seemed like every week there was a new dance to learn.

Now the best songs and artists of that enchanted era—the ones you danced to and heard on the jukebox, the radio, and your own 45s—have been collected into one fantastic collection of 135 classic tracks by the original artists. Over seven hours of popular favorites!

The complete set includes a bonus CD containing 16 of the best teenage love songs, and a full-color booklet packed with the artists’ nostalgic reminiscences about their hits, the dances, and more, plus a collector’s box to hold it all.

The collection is a must-have for anyone who was once a teenager in love.

Featuring artists like…

  • The Everly Brothers
  • The Supremes
  • Elvis Presley
  • Dion and the Belmonts
  • Bobby Rydell
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons
  • Little Anthony and the Imperials
  • Brenda Lee

Featured Songs

  Song Title Artist Time
Twistin’ the Night Away Sam Cooke 2:43 CD 2
Let’s Hang On Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons 3:17 CD 6
Wouldn’t It Be Nice The Beach Boys 2:33 CD 1
Tears On My Pillow Little Anthony & the Imperials 2:16 CD 6
Runaround Sue Dion 2:52 CD 1
Dancing In The Street Martha & The Vandellas 8:37 CD 4

The Sock Hop Collection: Rescue Me

CD 1
  Song Title Artist Time
I Get Around The Beach Boys 2:10
One Fine Day The Chiffons 2:07
Let It Be Me The Everly Brothers 2:41
A Teenager in Love Dion & The Belmonts 2:33
Lonely Teardrops Jackie Wilson 2:32
Rescue Me Fontella Bass 2:48
Hey There Lonely Girl Eddie Holman 3:36
Stormy Classic IV w/ Dennis Yost 4:37
Wouldn’t It Be Nice The Beach Boys 2:33
Cathy’s Clown The Everly Brothers 2:25
Hurt So Bad Little Anthony & the Imperials 2:18
Runaround Sue Dion 2:52
Sweet Talkin’ Guy The Chiffons 2:24
Surfer Girl The Beach Boys 2:29
Cool Jerk The Capitals 2:25
Spooky Classics IV 2:47
Oh, What a Night The Dells 4:06
The “In” Crowd Dobie Gray 2:50

The Sock Hop Collection: Be My Baby

CD 2
  Song Title Artist Time
Twistin’ the Night Away Sam Cooke 2:43
Da Doo Ron Ron The Crystals 2:18
(Today I Met) The Boy I’m Gonna Marry Darlene Love 2:46
Be My Baby The Ronettes 3:11
Are You Lonesome Tonight? Elvis Presley 3:08
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Neil Sedaka 2:23
More Today Than Yesterday Spiral Starecase 2:57
I Will Follow Him Little Peggy March 2:28
Then He Kissed Me The Crystals 2:40
Wait Til’ My Bobby Gets Home Darlene Love 2:25
Walking in the Rain The Ronettes 3:16
Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen Neil Sedaka 2:37
Can’t Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley with the Jordanaires 3:01
To Sir with Love Lulu 2:47
Mr. Lonely Bobby Vinton 2:39
He’s a Rebel The Crystals 2:28
Baby, I Love You The Ronettes 2:50
Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka 2:39
CD 3
  Song Title Artist Time
Wild One Bobby Rydell 2:22
The Twist Chubby Checker 2:36
Bristol Stomp The Dovells 2:20
Mashed Potato Time Dee Dee Sharp 2:32
The Wah-Watusi The Orlons 2:32
Wonderful! Wonderful! The Tymes 2:52
Volare Bobby Rydell 2:28
Butterfly Charlie Gracie 2:24
Don’t Hang Up The Orlons 2:17
Ride! Dee Dee Sharp 2:25
You Can’t Sit Down The Dovells 2:20
Pony Time Chubby Checker 2:28
South Street The Orlons 2:14
Wildwood Days Bobby Rydell 2:30
So Much in Love The Tymes 2:08

The Sock Hop Collection: I Hear A Symphony

CD 4
  Song Title Artist Time
I Can’t Help Myself The Four Tops 2:42
For Once in My Life Stevie Wonder 3:02
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) Marvin Gaye 2:58
You Can’t Hurry Love The Supremes 2:52
This Magic Moment Jay and the Americans 2:56
Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool Connie Francis 2:41
At The Hop Danny and the Juniors 2:33
It’s My Party Lesley Gore 2:17
Please Mr. Postman The Marvelettes 2:31
I Second That Emotion Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2:43
I Wish It Would Rain The Temptations 2:46
1-2-3 Len Barry 2:22
Baby Love The Supremes 2:50
Dancing In The Street Martha & The Vandellas 8:37
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ The Righteous Brothers 3:45
I’m Sorry Brenda Lee 2:43
The One Who Really Loves You Mary Wells 2:28
CD 5
  Song Title Artist Time
Stop! In the Name of Love The Supremes 2:54
Lightnin’ Strikes Lou Christie 2:59
My Girl The Temptations 2:43
Where The Boys Are Connie Francis 2:39
I Was Made to Love Her Stevie Wonder 2:36
Reach Out, I’ll Be There Four Tops 2:54
Beechwood 4-5789 The Marvelettes 2:11
I’m Ready For Love Martha Reeves & The Vandellas 2:58
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted Jimmy Ruffin 2:59
Mr. Blue The Fleetwoods 2:26
I Hear A Symphony The Supremes 2:42
My Boyfriend’s Back The Angels 2:11
Nowhere To Run Martha & The Vandellas 2:48
It’s The Same Old Song The Four Tops 2:49
My Guy Mary Wells 2:51
You Don’t Own Me Lesley Gore 2:28
I Want to Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita) Brenda Lee 3:05

The Sock Hop Collection: Save the Last Dance For Me

CD 6
  Song Title Artist Time
Let’s Hang On Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons 3:17
Will You Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles 2:43
Stand By Me Ben E. King 2:59
There Goes My Baby The Drifters 2:11
Make Me Your Baby Barbara Lewis 2:31
I Say a Little Prayer Dionne Warwick 3:03
Gee Whiz (Look at His Eyes) Carla Thomas 2:21
Tears On My Pillow Little Anthony & the Imperials 2:16
The Loco-Motion Little Eva 2:29
Johnny Angel Shelly Fabares 2:19
See You In September The Happenings 2:33
Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye The Casinos 3:04
Chapel Of Love Dixie Cups 2:49
Walk Like A Man Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons 2:16
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman Aretha Franklin 2:42
Yes, I’m Ready Barbara Mason 3:08
Easier Said Than Done The Essex 2:05
CD 7
  Song Title Artist Time
Save The Last Dance For Me The Drifters 2:31
Baby It’s You The Shirelles 2:38
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli 3:23
The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss) Betty Everett 2:16
You’ll Lose a Good Thing Barbara Lynn 2:21
Party Lights Claudine Clark
The Boy From New York City The Ad Libs 3:07
Anyone Who Had a Heart Dionne Warwick 3:09
Rag Doll Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons 2:59
Little Star The Elegants 2:43
Hello Stranger Barbara Lewis 2:40
(Just Like) Romeo & Juliet The Reflections 2:22
Mama Said The Shirelles 2:06
Cherish The Association 3:25
Up On The Roof The Drifters 2:36
Dawn (Go Away) Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons 2:46
When a Man Loves a Woman Percy Sledge 2:51

The Sock Hop Collection: Young Love

CD 8
  Song Title Artist Time
My Cherie Amour Stevie Wonder 2:54
Going Out of My Head Little Anthony & the Imperials 2:29
It’s All in the Game Tommy Edwards 2:40
Put Your Head on My Shoulder Paul Anka 2:40
Since I Fell for You Lenny Welch 2:54
Unchained Melody The Righteous Brothers 3:38
Ooo Baby Baby The Miracles 2:47
Only You (And You Alone) The Platters 2:37
A Million To One Jimmy Charles and the Revellettes 2:32
Goodnight My Love Jesse Belvin 3:09
Puppy Love Paul Anka 2:42
(You’re My) Soul and Inspiration The Righteous Brothers 3:21
Hey, Girl Freddie Scott 3:10
I’m on the Outside (Lookin’ In) Little Anthony & the Imperials 3:09

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