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The Skyliners

This Pittsburgh vocal group made a magnificent heartache ballad in 1959, "Since I Don't Have You." It remains among R&B's ultimate agonizing triumphs, and Chuck Jackson later did an equally gripping version. Jimmy Beaumont was the lead vocalist, with Janet Vogel, Wally Lester, Joe VerScharen, and Jackie Taylor. Beaumont, Taylor, and Lester had been in the Crescents, while Vogel and VerScharen were alumni of the El Rios. Their follow-up, "This I Swear," was a creditable effort that peaked at number 20 on the R&B charts, but few remember it. Oddly, "Since I Don't Have You" only reached number three on the R&B side and number 12 on the pop charts. But it's certainly one song for whom the numbers really don't come close to telling the story. The Skyliners had two chart singles on Callico and then had one other song reach the R&B Top 40 in 1965, "The Loser," for Jubilee. ~ Ron Wynn
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Track List: 40th Anniversary Collection

Disc 1

1. Since I Don't Have You

2. One Night, One Night

3. This I Swear

4. Tomorrow

5. It Happened Today

6. My Lonely Way

7. Lorraine From Spain

8. How Much

9. Pennies From Heaven

10. I'll Be Seeing You

11. Happy Time

12. Believe Me

13. Stardust

14. Footsteps

15. Tired Of Me

16. When I Fall In Love

17. Zing! Went the Strings Of My Heart

18. Warm

19. If I Loved You

20. I Can Dream, Can't I?

Disc 2

2. The Door Is Still Open

3. I'll Close My Eyes

4. Close Your Eyes

7. Tell Me

12. Where Have They Gone

14. You're My Christmas Present

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Track List: Greatest Hits

1. Since I Don't Have You

2. This I Swear

3. I'll Be Seeing You

4. Stardust

5. If I Loved You

6. Warm

8. Believe Me

9. Lonely Way

10. How Much

11. It Happened Today

12. Pennies From Heaven

14. Happy Time

15. One Night, One Night

16. Tomorrow

17. Lorraine From Spain

19. Tired Of Me

20. When I Fall In Love

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Close your eyes. Take a deep breath wow
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Still performing.. . a great act!
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I should have said any era
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Best music you can ask for not all know this era I'm 22 and I was raised right nothing but love
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One of the great group's of the Doo wop era
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I used to dance with a most beautiful girl at the Capital Ball Room. What a great great time in my life along with a great bunch of teenagers from the Ohio Valley. Miss you Vickie
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judesboys
I just love the harmony in these old groups.
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Boy these major classics never fail to bring joy, do they? I love you guys out there - From a Christian patriot.
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first love carol griffin from miami fl. broke my heart, went off to boot camp .never seen her again. moved away. still in love with her.
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biddiej361
One of my favorite songs
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Does this remind you of burgers, fries, cherry cokes and Lucky Strikes? Those were the fun care free times, right?
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I just love this classic. It turns me on in several ways
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love this group
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love this grou
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I'll be seeing you in all the old familiar places...... . I s an all time great, no matter the artist.
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The Platters are the reason my honey and I have been married for the 53grest years this May...Nothin g Tops these super singers & this Erea for sure !♥♥♥♥♥
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campbellross e n
Tremendous song, never grows old.
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Classic Song!
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Since I Don't Have You has got to be one of the best lost love songs of all time!!
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Such a gorgeous song & this, I swear is true!
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Close your eyes is there best song. It says it all tell me you love me
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bgrivetti
I was only 10 years old when I heard Since I Don't Have You for the first time at my sister's 16th Birthday party. It is one of the most beautiful songs I ever heard, and is still in my top 10. Songs like this give you a warm feeling, and take your heart & mind to a wonderful place called childhood.
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I shed a tear because of You, You, You, You, You, You, You, You, You, You, You.
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Really a great version of a really great tune........ . W W 2...... sad memories for those who lost loved ones back then.
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Sad, and True
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This is at the top of the list for sure! Do you guys get that special feeling when you hear this song? The love I feel I share it with you all.
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This l swear
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Best 50s song ever done
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Talk about memory lane! Love this song.
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This is truly a LOVE Song....... Where are they today? they don't make music like this any more.......
I fell in love at least twice a week to this song........ o n the dance floor.....
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The only one the skyliners,th e y don't write songs like that anymore bring back the skyliners again, i miss them.
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hell of a song noscreeching and tatoos
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one of my favorite dance tunes......n o t to many around these days.....if any.
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His voice is amazing
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Foo wop forever
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Buckaroo Banzai <3
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cleft one s
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Love it at 59 years old its always been tops on my list.
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I LOVE THIS SONG
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The great songs and artists will always be in our hearts and minds
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Great Doo Wop
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I love these classics. :)
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Gorgeous song.
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Those oldies but goodies will never die by me
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Simply fantastic
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remember them from burgh & followed them in pgh.area
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Love The Skyliners--w i s h we had more of this type of singing! RQ/rlh
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how can you not here this and not have a good cry
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