Tony Scherman
August 06, 1999 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Street Corner Serenade: The Greatest Doo Wop of the '50s & '60s

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Various Artists
genre
Reissues

We gave it an A

Rhino’s already put out two 4-CD boxes that dig deeply into the genre’s riches, so Street Corner Serenade‘s 22-song summary is strictly an introduction. There’ll be quibbles from aficionados, but any one-volume set with the Teenagers’ ”Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” the Marcels’ ”Blue Moon,” the Regents’ ”Barbara-Ann,” and the Five Satins’ ”In the Still of the Nite” is as well stocked as a one-room doo-wop shop gets. A

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