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DION USA DISCOGRAPHY - COMPILATIONS

compiled by Doug Schenker.

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    [The following are just some of the compilations]

    * = Dion & the Belmonts

    BRONX BLUES: The Columbia Recordings (1962-1965)

    Columbia/Legacy CD # CGK 46972 (1991) [anthology]

    Songs: Can't We Be Sweethearts/This Little Girl of Mine/Oh Happy Day/A Sunday Kind Of Love/Will Love Ever Come My Way/Gonna Make It Alone/Ruby Baby/This Little Girl/Flim Flam/Donna The Prima Donna [mix with very loud drums both times Dion sings "there goes our romance"]/Drip Drop/Troubled Mind/Sweet, Sweet Baby/Sweet Papa Di/Don't Start Me Talkin'/Spoonful/The Seventh Son/Kickin' Child [alt. version]/Two Ton Feather [alt. version] /Baby, I'm In The Mood For You

    THE ROAD I'M ON: A Retrospective

    Columbia/Legacy CD#C2K64889 (1997) [anthology 1962-1966]

    [First time stereo & first time on an album for many of these songs recorded from '62 to '66]

    Songs: DISC ONE: Can't We Be Sweethearts/Ruby Baby/Will Love Ever Come My Way/This Little Girl of Mine/Sunday Kind Of Love/Gonna Make It Alone/This Little Girl/Fever/Donna The Prima Donna/Drip Drop/Baby Please Don't Go/900 Miles/Work Song/Chicago Blues/The Road I'm On (Gloria)/Ruby Baby [alt. version]/Donna La Prima Donna[Donna The Prima Donna in Italian]/

    DISC TWO: Too Much Monkey Business/I'm Your Hoochie Koochie Man/Katie Mae/You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover [March 12, 1964 recording]/Johnny B. Goode/ Spoonful/ Kickin' Child [single version]/Drop Down Baby/It's All Over Now, Baby Blue/Knowing I Won't Go Back There/My Love/Tomorrow Won't Bring The Rain/Time In My Heart For You/All I Want To Do Is Live My Life/I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound [original mix, without overdub used on single mix]/Two Ton Feather [single version]/Born To Cry [1996 version with The Little Kings]/You Move Me [studio version recorded in 1996 with The Little Kings]

    THE BEST OF THE GOSPEL YEARS

    Ace UK CD # CDCHD 644 (1997) [anthology of 1980's contemporary Christian recordings][UK release]

    Songs: Center Of My Life/Still In The Spirit/I Put Away My Idols/The Truth Will Set You Free/New Jersey Wife/New Breed Of Man/Sweet Surrender/Healing/Train For Glory/I Believe (Sweet Lord Jesus)/Hymn To Him/Come To The Cross/He's The One/Simple Ironies/Daddy/Golden Sun Silver Moon/You Need A Love/Day Of The Lord

    THE COMPLETE DION & THE BELMONTS*

    Collectors Choice Music (EMI Music Special Markets) #CCM071-2 (1998)

    [Note: Capitol/EMI purchased Laurie Records in the 1990's.This album contains the complete Dion & the Belmonts Mohawk & Laurie recordings ]

    [many first time stereo recordings and alternate takes on this CD ]

    Songs: DISC ONE: The Chosen Few [Dion & The Timberlanes]/Out In Colorado [Dion & The Timberlanes]/We Went Away/Tag Along/Tag Along [alternate take]/Santa Margerita [The Belmonts]/Teenage Clementine [The Belmonts]/Studio Talk-Teen Angel session/Teen Angel/Studio Talk-I Wonder Why session/I Wonder Why/I Wonder Why [alternate take]/I Can't Go On (Rosalie)/No One Knows/Don't Pity Me/Just You/A Teenager In Love/A Teenager In Love [alternate take]/I've Cried Before/My Day/A Lover's Prayer/Every Little Thing I Do/Every Little Thing I Do [alternate take]/A Funny Feeling/I Got The Blues/That's My Desire/Wonderful Girl/You Better Not Do That/Where Or When/

    DISC TWO: When You Wish Upon A Star/In The Still Of The Night/September Song/Swinging On A Star/All The Things You Are/It's Only A Paper Moon/In Other Words/I'm Through With Love/When The Red Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbing Along/My Private Joy/My Private Joy [alternate take]/Faith/Come Take A Walk With Me/That's How Much I Need You/It Was Never Meant To Be/It Was Never Meant To Be [underdub]/Will You Love Me Still/Such A Long Way [The Belmonts]/Such A Long Way [underdub][The Belmonts]/We Belong Together [The Belmonts]/We Belong Together [underdub][The Belmonts]/My Foolish Heart [The Belmonts]

    DRIP DROP

    Sony Music Special Products # A 27984 (2000)

    [a budget CD with all of Dion' s Columbia A & B sides from 1963. Many of the songs on this album are slightly longer than previously released versions]

    songs: Drip Drop/This Little Girl/You're Mine/He'll Only Hurt You/Ruby Baby/No One's Waiting for Me/The Loneliest Man in the World/Be Careful of Stones That You Throw/I Can't Believe (That You Don't Love Me Anymore)/Donna the Prima Donna [with the Bronx Blues mix]

    SUPER HITS

    (Columbia/Legacy) # CK 61454 (released August 22, 2000)

    songs: Ruby Baby/Drip Drop/This Little Girl/Donna The Prima Donna/Johnny B. Goode/Be Careful Of Stones That You Throw/Will Love Ever Come My Way/Sunday Kind Of Love/Unloved, Unwanted Me/I'm Your Hoochie Koochie Man

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    KING OF THE NEW YORK STREETS

    (Right Stuff/EMI) # (released 2000)

    [1958-2000 box set]


    DISC ONE (The Wanderer):

    I Wonder Why (Session Talk)*/I Wonder Why*/Don't Pity Me*/A Teenager In Love*/Where Or When*/Wonderful Girl*/That's My Desire (Live)*/Lonely Teenager/Runaround Sue/The Wanderer/The Majestic/Life Is But A Dream(a capella underdub)/Little Star(a capella underdub)/Lovers Who Wander/(I Was) Born To Cry/Little Diane/Love Came To Me/Sandy/Will Love Ever Come My Way/Ruby Baby/Gonna Make It Alone/This Little Girl/Can't We Be Sweethearts/Donna The Prima Donna/Drip Drop/Spoonful/ Baby, I'm In The Mood For You/I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound/My Girl, The Month Of May*

    DISC TWO (Abraham, Martin & John):

    Abraham, Martin & John/Purple Haze/The Dolphins/Daddy Rollin' (In Your Arms)/Your Own Backyard/Sanctuary/Sunshine Lady/Running Close Behind You/Soft Parade Of Years/New York City Song/Man In The Glass/Born To Be With You/If I Could Just Get Through The Night/The Way You Do The Things You Do/Guitar Queen/Looking For The Heart Of Saturday Night/Midtown American Main Street Gang/We Don't Talk Anymore/Sweet Surrender

    DISC THREE (Brooklyn Dodger):

    (I Used To Be A) Brooklyn Dodger/Spanish Harlem Incident/The Truth Will Set You Free/And The Night Stood Still/Always In The Rain/King Of The New York Streets/Written On The Subway Wall-Little Star/Mean Woman Blues/Sea Cruise/If I Should Fall Behind/Higher Then Heaven/Turn Me Loose/You Move Me (Live with the Little Kings)/King Of Hearts (Live with the Little Kings)/I Know You Want Me/ /Book of Dreams/Shu Bop

    THE WANDERER: THEN & NOW

    THE WANDERER: THEN & NOW

    Collectables Records COL0127 (November 6, 2001)

    [Limited Edition 5 CD Box Set. No booklet. All CDs previously released, except for CD single]

    DISK ONE: CD Single

    songs: The Chapels of Ave Maria/Only A Fool Breaks his Own Heart

    DISK TWO: The Wanderer: Dionís Greatest Hits at Laurie Records [Same as Best of Dion budget CD on EMI/Capitol # 72435-30126-2-5 (2001) with a different cover]

    songs: I Wonder Why/A Teenager In Love/Where Or When/Lonely Teenager/Runaround Sue/The Wanderer/Love Came to Me/Lovers Who Wander/Little Diane

    DISK THREE: Drip Drop: Dionís Greatest Hits at Columbia Records [Same as Drip Drop budget CD on Sony Music Special Products # A 27984 (2000) with a different cover]

    songs: Drip Drop/This Little Girl/You're Mine/He'll Only Hurt You/Ruby Baby/No One's Waiting for Me/The Loneliest Man in the World/Be Careful of Stones That You Throw/I Can't Believe (That You Don't Love Me Anymore)/Donna the Prima Donna [with the Bronx Blues mix]

    DISC FOUR: Deja Nu [Same as Collectables CD # COL 2794 (2000)]

    songs: Shu Bop(The Lost Track)/Hug My Radiator/In New York City/Ride With You/Book of Dreams/If You Wanna Rock & Roll /Makin' My Heart Go Boom/You Move Me(1999 re-recorded & rearranged version) /Every Day (That I'm With You)/Hey Suzy/I Can Laugh At It Now/ If I Should Fall Behind

    DISC FIVE: Rock N' Roll Christmas [Same as Right Stuff (Capitol)(1993).Using 1999 reissue cover]

    songs: Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree/I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus/Jingle Bell Rock/ Santa Claus Is Coming To Town(includes parts of Here Comes Santa Claus, Jingle Bells and Frosty the Snowman)/White Christmas/Silent Night-What Christmas Means/Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)/Winter Wonderland/Please Come Home For Christmas/Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer/Merry Christmas, Baby/O Holy Night


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