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Vintage Popular Songs That Ask The Question "Why?"

08/25/12 8:00PM By Joel Najman

AP
Elvis Presley in 1956
Continuing a series of programs of songs that ask a question, this week's My Place with Joel Najman features an hour of vintage popular songs that ask the question "Why?". Interrogative classics by Frankie Lymon, the Belmonts , Pat Boone and many others are featured.

Playlist

8:03pm

Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Artist Name: The Teenagers Featuring Frankie Lymon
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Gee 1002
 

8:06pm

Why Don't You Write Me
Artist Name: The Jacks
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: RPM 428
 

8:09pm

Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me
Artist Name: Bull Moose Jackson And His Buffalo Bearcats
CD/Album: no album name - 78rpm single
Record co./Cat #: King 4321
 

8:12pm

Why Do Things Happen To Me
Artist Name: Roy Hawkins
CD/Album: no album name - 78rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Modern 734
Note: Some pressings show the title as "Why Do Everything Happen To Me"
 

8:15pm

Why Me
Artist Name: Ruth Brown
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic 1197
 

8:18pm

Why
Artist Name: The Cues
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Capitol CL14682
 

8:21pm

I Wonder Why
Artist Name: Dion And The Belmonts
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Laurie 3013
 

8:24pm

Tell Me Why
Artist Name: The Belmonts
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Sabrina 500
Note: Originally released in 1961 on Surprise 1000
 

8:27pm

Why Don't You Believe Me?
Artist Name: The Duprees
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Coed 584
 

8:30pm

Why Do Kids Grow Up
Artist Name: Randy & The Rainbows
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Rust 5073
 

8:33pm

Why
Artist Name: Frankie Avalon
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Chancellor 1045
 

8:36pm

Why Don't They Understand
Artist Name: George Hamilton IV
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: ABC-Paramount 19862
 

8:39pm

Why Baby Why
Artist Name: Pat Boone
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Dot 15545
 

8:42pm

Tell Me Why
Artist Name: Elvis Presley
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: RCA Victor 47-8740
 

8:45pm

Oh Why
Artist Name: The Teddy Bears
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Imperial 5562
 

8:50pm

Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart
Artist Name: Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Philles 110
 

8:54pm

Why Me
Artist Name: Kris Kristofferson
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Monument 8571
 
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