Darlene Of The Teens


Darlene Gillespie
Label:  Disneyland (Purple)
Catalog#:  WDL-3010
Country:  United States
Format:  12" Standard LP
Speed:  33 1/3 RPM
Audio:  Mono
Year:  1957

Record Comments:  This record was issued with two different covers.  The first issue bares the title Darlene Of The Teens with a gold background and shows Darlene in front of a large microphone with illustrations of teens dancing.  The second issue was re-titled Top Tunes Of The '50's - Darlene Gillespie Sings TV Favorites with new artwork that has a mostly black background and shows five photos of Darlene. The contents of both records are identical and include the same catalog number.

In April of 2020, Jasmine Records issued a CD entitled Hollywood Princesses that includes three tracks from this album, Sittin' In The Balcony, Ninety-Nine Ways and Teen-age Crush.  Darlene's non-album tracks Loddy Doddy Doo and Porcupine from Buena Vista single F-330 and I Loved, I Laughed, I Cried and Ring The Bell, Beat The Drum from Coral Records single 9-62178 are also included, for a total of seven Darlene songs on the CD.

Matrix Number:  WLD-3010 SIDE-1 B-16 963 / WLD-3010 SIDE-2 B-16 964


Subject Notes:  Darlene Gillespie was born on April 8, 1941 in Montreal, Canada and is best known as one of the original Mouseketeers on the Disney television show The Mickey Mouse Club that first aired in October of 1955.

   Record Contents: 


1. Sittin' In The Balcony 2:10  
2. Butterfly 2:10  
3. Come Go With Me 2:34  
4. Love Me Tender 2:55  
5. Too Much 2:15  
6. Don't Forbid Me 1:59  
7. Rock-A-Billy 2:42  
8. I've Never Been In Love 2:48  
9. Ninety-Nine Ways 1:53  
10. Young Love 2:44  
11. Teen-age Crush 2:15  
12. Seven Days 2:11  

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