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Goodby Cruel World
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Gidget
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Her Royal Majesty
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Gidget Goes Hawaiian [LP Version]
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Night And Day [Album Version]

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Even more than the typical teen idol, James Darren's roots in authentic rock & roll were tenuous. Darren began recording for Colpix in the late '50s at the beginning of a screen career that saw him star in numerous films, most notably Gidget. More at home with standard MOR, show tune-like material than rock, and not much of a singer in any case, Darren was nonetheless marketed as a pop/rock performer to his predominantly young female constituency. He ran off quite a few novelty-... Read more

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