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Dion and The Belmonts

A Teenager In Love

The pride of the Bronx, Dion and The Belmonts personified the best in Italian-American doo-wop, by now flourishing across the boroughs of New York City.  Lead singer Dion DiMucci describes his quartet's brawny sound as "black music filtered through an Italian neighborhood and comes out with an attitude: 'Yo!' It's true. It has all those elements. But the New York Italian-American, there's an element of, 'Yo! You talkin' to me?' There's this kind of idea, like you come across like you're supposed to know everything. I don't know where I got that idea, because it's absurd. But anyway, that's the attitude. I would say it's a confidence."

DiMucci assembled his Belmonts from the mean streets of his home turf, gathering first tenor Angelo D'Aleo, second tenor Fred Milano, and baritone/bass Carlo Mastrangelo. Their infectious I Wonder Why was a pop hit in the spring of 1958 on brothers Bob and Gene Schwartz's freshly minted Laurie Records, and they were just getting started (it's on our previous compilation). For their next Laurie outing, Dion and his cronies gave Fats Domino's I Can't Go On (Rosalie) a rocking reading, but it was the butter-smooth ballad flip No One Knows that made the charts late that summer, actually bettering I Wonder Why at #19 pop. Before year's end, they charted again with another tender ballad, Don't Pity Me.

Brill Building denizens Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman were about to embark on an incredible songwriting roll, having just handed Fabian his first smash. "I wanted to do 'Turn Me Loose,'" notes Dion. "I liked 'Turn Me Loose.'"  The prolific duo had something special for Dion and The Belmonts too. "The way 'A Teenager In Love' came in, Ricky Nelson had 'Poor Little Fool.' So I kind of sang it to The Belmonts, and they started doing this thing," says Dion. "Then Mort Shuman and Doc Pomus, they had another song, I forget what it was called. And they kind of changed it to 'Teenager In Love,' and put that together. So it was kind of wonderful to just kind of sit on this blanket, the sound that the group was making. But definitely, if you listen to 'Poor Little Fool,' you can hear what kind of inspired it.' Waxed March 3, 1959 and issued on the same month with the mellow I've Cried Before on the flip, A Teenager In Love was a #5 pop smash that spring. Dion and The Belmonts were now teen idols. DiMucci wisely never underestimated the value of his songwriters.

"Doc Pomus was like a father to me, very much so. He really encouraged me. I miss him. He was just a great guy. I just used to like talking to Doc. Mort Shuman I loved. Mort Shuman was totally incredible," says Dion.  "He was a great guy to hang out with. He was so interesting. I loved being with him."

Various Street Corner Symphonies 1959 Vol.11
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Dion: New Masters
Art-Nr.: CDCOL2797
 

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(2003/COLLECTABLE) 18 tracks 2 new songs, 5 new covers, 11 classics revisited featuring an acoustic version of 'Abraham,Martin And John'./Zwei neuer Stücke plus fünf neue Coverversionen plus 11 Klassikern und eine Akustikversion des 'Abraham, Martin And John'...

18,90 € *

Dion: Bronx Blues - The Columbia Recordings (CD, Cut-Out)
Art-Nr.: CD469060
 

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(1991/COLUMBIA) 20 Tracks, 1962-65, mit 12-seitigem Booklet!

9,95 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Best
Art-Nr.: CDMFP6218
 

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(1996/EMI) 21 tracks - original 50/60s Hits !

9,90 € *

Dion: Bronx Blues (CD)
Art-Nr.: CDCGK46972
 

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(1991/Columbia) 20 tracks - longbox - The Columbia Recordings 1962-1965

29,95 € *

Dion: Yo Frankie (1989)
Art-Nr.: CDCHM1356
 

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(2012/ACE) 10 tracks (41:06) with 16 page of lyrics, notes and photos. Dion's superb 1989 album, featuring the production and guitar work of Dave Edmunds, an all-star band and guest appearances from Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Bryan Adams, k.d. lang and Patty Smyth.

12,75 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Together Again (And More)
Art-Nr.: CDABC599
 

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(2002/ABC) 25 tracks (11 unreleased)

29,95 € *

Dion: Sanctuary - Suite For Late Summer...plus
Art-Nr.: CDCHD792
 

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(2009/Ace) 25 tracks

9,95 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Wish Upon A Star With Dion And The Belmonts (1960) - re Vinyl LP
Art-Nr.: LPCOL5026
 

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(Collectables) 12 Titel - mittlerweile auch als US Reproduktion sehr selten - die original LP wird bei $150 gehandelt.

19,75 € *

Dion: Runaround Sue - Best Of The Rest - Stereo
Art-Nr.: CDCH915
 

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CD on ACE RECORDS by DION - Runaround Sue - Best Of The Rest - Stereo

17,75 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Wish Upon A Star & Alone With Dion
Art-Nr.: CDCH945
 

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CD on ACE RECORDS by DION & THE BELMONTS - Wish Upon A Star & Alone With Dion

9,95 € *

Dion & The Belmonts: I Can't Go On - No One Knows
Art-Nr.: LAURIE3015
 

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Single (7 Inch) auf SINGLES RECORDS von Dion & The Belmonts - I Can't Go On - No One Knows

15,00 € *

Dion: Tank Full Of Blues (2011)
Art-Nr.: CD167872
 

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(2011/BLUE HORIZON) 11 tracks

13,95 € *

Dion: I Put Away My Idols & Kingdom In The Streets
Art-Nr.: CDCHD898
 

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(2003/ACE) 20 tracks two original Gospel albums from 1983 & 1985

16,95 € *

Dion: 70s From Acoustic To The Wall Of Sound
Art-Nr.: CDCHD1002
 

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(2004/ACE) 21 tracks 1969-1976

17,75 € *

DION & Friends: Live New York City (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: CDCOL2899
 

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(2005/COL) 18 tracks & dialogues recorded 1987 with 8 page photo booklet. Featuring Darlene Love, Little Steven, Carlo (Belmonts) a.o. Klasse Konzert mit vielen Gästen und Dion in Top Form - Highlight !

17,90 € *

Dion: Don't Start Me Talkin' - Columbia 1962-65
Art-Nr.: CDSPV42302
 

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(2007/BLUE) 17 tracks - digipac with 8 page booklet

12,90 € *

Dion: Son Of Skip James...plus
Art-Nr.: CDSPV42322
 

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(2007/SPV) 15 tracks - digipac with 12 page booklet

15,90 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Teenagers In Love 1957-60 (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: CDJAS153
 

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(2010/JASMINE) 43 tracks

16,95 € *

NEU
Dion: Ruby Baby - He'll Only Hurt You (7inch, 45rpm, PS)
Art-Nr.: 45COL42662
 

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Original 'Columbia ' 45rpm record from 1962

10,00 € *

Dion: The Complete Laurie Singles (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: CDRGM0092
 

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(2012/Real Gone) 36 Laurie single sides in original mono mixes. Incl. classic as 'Runaround Sue', 'The Wanderer'. Many never on CD! 20 page booklet of notes by Ed Osborne (with input by Dion DiMucci). - Die meisten der Mono-Single-Mixe waren noch nie zuvor auf CD...

Statt: 29,95 € * 21,95 € *

Dion: Born To Be With You (180g vinyl)
Art-Nr.: LPHIQ033
 

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(2015/Ace) 8 tracks. 1975 entstand in mehrmonatiger Studioarbeit das von Phil Spector produzierte Kult-Album. Anders als die vorherigen Folk-Alben war 'Born to Be With You' instrumental überfrachtet und gilt als einer der letzten Genie-Streiche Spectors. Sessions die...

21,95 € *

Dion: Deja Nu
Art-Nr.: CDCHD765
 

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(2001/ACE) 11 tracks, New studio album !

9,95 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Presenting... & Runaround Sue
Art-Nr.: CDCHD966
 

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(2000/ACE) 28 tracks

17,75 € *

Dion: Inside Job (1980) & Only Jesus (1981)
Art-Nr.: CDCHD895
 

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(2003/ACE) 19 tracks

9,95 € *

Dion: Lovers Who Wander - So Why Didn't You Do That..
Art-Nr.: CDCH943
 

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CD on ACE RECORDS by DION - Lovers Who Wander - So Why Didn't You Do That..

9,95 € *

Dion: Return Of The Wanderer - Fire In The Night
Art-Nr.: CDCHD936
 

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(2009/ACE) 18 tracks

9,95 € *

Dion: Heroes: Giants Of Early Guitar Rock (CD&DVD)
Art-Nr.: CDTL19667
 

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(2008/SAGUARO) 15 tracks plus DVD (Color, NTSC, Code 0, English, 45 Minutes)

19,90 € *

Dion: The Road I'm On - A Retrospective (2-CD) EU
Art-Nr.: CDSPV42312
 

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(1997/SONY/SPV) 35 tracks (101:53) Columbia...plus material, digipac

9,95 € *

Dion: Abraham, Martin And John...plus
Art-Nr.: CDCHM1147
 

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(2007/ACE) 11 tracks - his first Warner Brothers album from 1968

9,95 € *

Dion: The Wanderer Then And Now 5-CD
Art-Nr.: CDCOL0127
 

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Wooden Box 15x30.5 cm with Laurie, Columbia and new recordings

49,90 € *

Dion: Live In New York
Art-Nr.: CDCHD797
 

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(2001/ACE) 12 tracks

16,95 € *

Dion: Born To Be With You..plus
Art-Nr.: CDCOL1566
 

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(2010/COLLECTABLES) 12 tracks (8 produced by Phil Spector)

14,95 € *

Dion: Sit Down Old Friend - You're Not Alone..plus
Art-Nr.: CDCHD791
 

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(2009/ACE) 22 tracks

9,95 € *

Dion: Born To Be With You - Street Heart
Art-Nr.: CDCHD793
 

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(2009/ACE) 20 tracks the stunning 1975 Phil Spector Album plus 'Streetheart'

16,95 € *

Dion: Inside Job & Only Jesus
Art-Nr.: CDCOL1635
 

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13,50 € *

Dion: Dion - Abraham, Martin & John (1968) Vinyl LP
Art-Nr.: SLP2047
 

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(1968/Laurie) 10 Titel Stereo - original versiegelte US LP mit leichten Lagerspuren (Druckstellen) am Cover.

19,95 € *

Dion: Runaround Sue
Art-Nr.: LP2011084
 

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(2014/Rumble Records) 11 tracks

17,95 € *

Dion: Drip Drop
Art-Nr.: LPH42917
 

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(Harmony) 16 tracks

14,75 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: 18 Greatest Hits
Art-Nr.: LP6187041
 

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(Companion) 18 tracks

12,50 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Presenting Dion And The Belmonts (1959) re Vinyl LP (Cut-Out)
Art-Nr.: LPCOL5025
 

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(Collectables) 12 Titel, US Wiederveröffentlichung der ersten Dion And The Belmonts LP. Dickes Pappcover mit original Artwork. Kleiner Schnitt bzw. kleines Loch in der Hülle.

13,50 € *

Dion: Yo Frankie (1989) Vinyl LP
Art-Nr.: LP209766
 

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(1989/Arista) 10 tracks. Dion's superbes 1989 Album mit Dave Edmunds, Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Bryan Adams, k.d. Lang und Patty Smyth. ,,Die Stimme ist einfach unverkennbar und markant, die Songs stark und prägnant, die Umsetzung schlicht superb. Pop-Rock (oder...

17,95 € *

Dion: Feelin' No Pain (33rpm, EP, PS, BC)
Art-Nr.: 45ET15023
 

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(2015/El Toro) 5 Tracks, 7inch EP mit 33 U/Min Geschwindigkeit und großem Innenloch, sowie Bildcover. Fantastische früh-Sixties Zusammenstellung von 4 großen Dion Di Mucci Hits und einem unveröffentlichten Song, 'Feelin' No Pain' von 1962, für einen unvollendeten...

8,50 € *

Dion: Velvet & Steel (1986) Vinyl LP (Cut-Out)
Art-Nr.: LPWR8372
 

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(1986/WORD) 10 tracks

12,50 € *

Dion: The Best Of (2-LP - Cut-Out)
Art-Nr.: LPPDL21142
 

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(1986/CBS) 16 tracks

15,00 € *

Dion: Seasons (Vinyl-LP) Cut-Out
Art-Nr.: LPSPCN412901
 

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Die Vinyl-Schallplatte Seasons von Dion wird als Cut-Out geliefert. Die Markierung befindet sich in der unteren, linken Ecke des LP-Covers.

12,50 € *

Dion: I Put Away My Idols - Kingdom In The Streets
Art-Nr.: CDCOL1636
 

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13,50 € *

Dion: Sanctuary & Sit Down Old Friend
Art-Nr.: CDCOL1571
 

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15,95 € *

Dion: Dream On Fire & Streetheart
Art-Nr.: CDCOL1570
 

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15,95 € *

Dion: Velvet & Steel (1986)...plus
Art-Nr.: CDCOL1637
 

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(2010/COLLECTABLES) 11 tracks

13,50 € *

Dion: Abraham, Martin & John (1969)
Art-Nr.: CH204
 

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(1987/ACE) 11 tracks, metal mastered from digital tapes. few copies

16,00 € *

Dion: For Always-28 Greatest Hits & Favorites
Art-Nr.: CDRMB75170
 

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(2012/Remember) 28 tracks

9,95 € *

Dion: The Wanderer b-w No One Knows 7inch, 45rpm
Art-Nr.: 45URC2101
 

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Classic Sounds on nice marbelized colored wax.

7,50 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Alone And Together 1960-62 (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: CDJAS235
 

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(2013/Jasmine) 56 tracks

16,95 € *

DION & THE BELMONTS: Presenting
Art-Nr.: RUM2011018
 

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(2012/RUMBLE) 12 tracks

17,95 € *

Dion: You're Not Alone & Suite For Late Summer
Art-Nr.: CDCOL1568
 

Derzeit nicht lieferbar

15,95 € *

   
 
 
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