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Various ‎– Teen Expo: The Cleopatra Label - New Vinyl 2 Lp 2018 Numero Group (Chicago, IL) Compilation with Booklet - Rock

$26.99

Street Date: 8/17/18

From a basement in New Jersey, Tommy Falcone remade himself into a DIY Phil Spector. From 1962 to 1970, he founded and ran Cleopatra Records, discovered and mentored young Garden State talent, wrote songs and produced wild studio effects, and quit his day job to promote it all himself. Trained as an accordionist, Falcone had a whirlwind imagination and an omnivorous approach to genre, expressed through acts like the Centuries, the Tabbys, Johnny Silvio, the Inmates, Bernadette Carroll, the Hallmarks, Vickie & the Van Dykes, the Shandillons, Eugene Viscione, the Shoestring, and more. Cleopatra became a time-capsule of every 1960s pop style imaginable - garage rock, psychedelia, surf, girl groups, soul, novelties, exotica, even a crooner - a kaleidoscope of sound in search of the ever-elusive hit record.

Tracklist

A1 Bernadette Carroll Heavenly
A2 The Tabbys Hong Kong Baby
A3 Dick Thunder Gee But I'm Lonesome
A4 Vickie & The Van Dykes Outcast
A5 The Hallmarks Paper Sky
A6 The Centuries Beach Umbrella World
B1 The Inmates It's So Very Hard
B2 Jimmy Davis Mister Wind
B3 Johnny Silvio Julie Anne
B4 The Hallmarks Distant Rain
B5 Bernadette Carroll When We're Older
B6 The Centuries Outer Limits
B7 The Hallmarks We Can Make It Together
C1 The Centuries Anniversary Hop
C2 The Ovations Kiss Me Bye Bye
C3 The Inmates Crystal Bal
C4 Vickie & The Van Dykes True Love
C5 The Reminiscents For Your Love
C6 The Hallmarks Miss Judith Finch
C7 Bernadette Carroll Care A Little
D1 The Shandillons Shoop De Hoop Twine
D2 The Inmates You Tell Lies
D3 The Hallmarks Soul Shakin' Psychedelic Sally
D4 The Shoestring Candy Andy
D5 Tommy Manno Conceited
D6 Eugene Viscione Parting Kiss

Companies, etc.

  • Mastered At – Peerless Mastering
  • Designed At – The-Unknown
  • Lacquer Cut At – Saff Mastering

Credits

  • Design – Jaffa (6)
  • Mastered By – Jeff Lipton, Maria Rice
  • Producer – Tom Falcone*
  • Reissue Producer – Ali Najdi, Ken Shipley, Rob Sevier
  • Research, Compiled By – Ali Najdi, Ken Shipley

Notes

Gatefold jacket, matte finish. With 11" x 11" booklet. Limited to 2000 copes on 2xLP.