Ritchie (album)

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Ritchie
Ritche album.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1959
Recorded1958-59
GenreRock and Roll
LabelDel-Fi Records DFLP-1206
ProducerRobert Keane
Ritchie Valens chronology
Ritchie Valens
(1959)
Ritchie
(1959)
Ritchie Valens In Concert at Pacoima Jr. High
(1961)
Singles from Ritchie
  1. "Fast Freight"
    Released: January 1959
  2. "Little Girl"
    Released: May 1959
  3. "Stay Beside Me"
    Released: October 1959
  4. "Cry, Cry, Cry"
    Released: Feb 1960

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
  1. "Stay Beside Me" (Bill Olofson, Maurice Ellenhorn)
  2. "Cry, Cry, Cry" (Valens, Robert Kuhn)
  3. "Big Baby Blues"
  4. "The Paddi-Wack Song"
  5. "My Darling Is Gone"
  6. "Hurry Up" (Shari Sheeley)
Side 2
  1. "Little Girl" (Valens, Kuhn)
  2. "Now You're Gone"
  3. "Fast Freight"
  4. "Ritchie's Blues" (Valens, Kuhn)
  5. "Rockin' All Night"

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