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Four Aces: Heart And Soul

(It's No) Sin
Tell Me Why
Heart and Soul
A Garden In The Rain
Strange In Paradise
The Gang That Sang "Heart Of My Heart"
Mr. Sandman
Perfidia
Melody Of Love
Three Coins In A Fountian
I'm Yours
Should I
There Is A Tavern In The Town
You Brought Me Love
In Apple Blossom Time
Dream
So Long
Laughing On The Outside
Organ Gringer's Swing
La Rosita
Just Squeeze Me
I Understand
It's A Woman's World (From Woman's World)
Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine)

A pair of Philadelphia boys, Al Alberts and Dave Mahoney, finding themselves in the North Atlantic in the Navy in WWII, killed time by singing together. Joining two more local boys, Rosario and Louis, they formed the Four Aces, following in the footsteps of the Ames Brothers. Their first hit was "(It's No) Sin," which was shopped to no avail to New York record companies, and finally released by Al, who started his own record company, Victoria Records, to do it. The song peaked on Billboard's charts at #4 in 1951, and the Aces were quickly signed by Decca. The group-written "Tell Me Why," "A Garden in the Rain," "Perfidia," "I'm Yours" and "Heart and Soul" were next to climb high on the charts. Appearing frequently on TV, Aces singles "La Rosita," "Just Squeeze Me," "Laughing on the Outside" and "The Gang that Sang (Heart of My Heart)" were among 8 of the group's hits in 1952. "Stranger in Paradise" went to #2 on the charts, which the Aces finally topped with the theme from the movie "Three Coins in a Fountain." Popular hits "Dream" and "So Long," followed, and "Mr. Sandman" and "Melody of Love" scored in Billboard's top five before the floodgates of Rock 'n Roll opened in 1955, and even that year the Aces had another chart-topper with "Love is a Many Splendored Thing." "Heart" features 24 of the group's (all accompanied) upbeat, romantic tunes in a nicely done package with group history and photos. For smooth quintessential 50s pop harmonies, Four Aces win every time!

Item code: 4649C | 1 CD | $11.95 |add item to cart
Vintage | Accompanied | Male | United States
PROI2080.2

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