Ritchie (album)

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Ritchie
Studio album by Ritchie Valens
Released October 1959
Recorded 1958-59
Genre Rock and Roll
Label Del-Fi Records DFLP-1206
Producer Robert Keane
Ritchie Valens chronology
Ritchie Valens
(1959)
Ritchie
(1959)
Ritchie Valens In Concert at Pacoima Jr. High
(1961)

Ritchie was the second of three posthumously released "original" albums by Ritchie Valens. It includes his remaining unissued masters from Gold Star Studios plus demos he recorded at manager Robert Keane's home studio. Also featured is Valens' last charted single, "Little Girl", which reached #92 on the Billboard charts in July 1959.

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Track listings[edit]

All songs written by Ritchie Valens, except where indicated.

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Stay Beside Me" (M. Ellenhorn/B. Olafson)
  2. "Cry, Cry, Cry" (Valens/R. Kuhn)
  3. "Big Baby Blues"
  4. "Paddiwack Song"
  5. "My Darling Is Gone"
  6. "Hurry Up" (S. Sheeley)

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Little Girl"
  2. "Now You're Gone"
  3. "Fast Freight"
  4. "Ritchie's Blues" (Valens/Kuhn)
  5. "Rockin' All Night"