Great Men Of Rock & Roll: 60s CD (2005)

Artist: Various Artists

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label Collectables Records
SKU 63938258
UPC 090431454428
UPC 14 00090431454428
Format CD
Release Date 2/8/2005
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Author Various Artists
Technical Info
CatalogID 4544
Lable Name Collectables
Released 03/14/2006
Original Release 2005
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00090431454428
Album Notes and Credits
Collectables' Great Men of Rock & Roll: The 60s gathers up 25 songs from the archives of EMI and the labels that fall under its umbrella, like Laurie and Capitol. They are all indeed songs by men; they are from the '60s, too. Great? You might draw the line before you include Bobby Goldsboro ("Honey") or Freddie & the Dreamers ("I'm Telling You Now") in that category. Rock & roll? Well, there isn't much rock or roll to Nat King Cole ("Ramblin' Rose") or Rolf Harris ("Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport"). Still, if you forget the title, what you are left with is a fairly enjoyable mishmash of styles and artists, including some truly great bands, artists, and songs, the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations," the Spencer Davis Group's "Gimme Some Lovin'," Glen Campbell's "Wichita Lineman," and Dion's "Runaround Sue" being chief examples of greatness. With a little more care as to the pacing and lineup, this could have been a top collection. It is pretty good, though, and it does give a pretty decent feel as to what the men of the '60s were up to. ~ Tim Sendra
Disc 1
1 Runaround Sue - Dion
2 Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
3 Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
4 Come A Little Bit Closer - Jay & The Americans
5 Little Bit O' Soul, A - Music Explosion
6 Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry & The Pacemakers
7 Hundred Pounds Of Clay, A - Gene McDaniels
8 Honey - Bobby Goldsboro
9 World Without Love, A - Peter & Gordon
10 Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport - Rolf Harris
11 This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis & The Playboys
12 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me - Mel Carter
13 Jean - Oliver
14 Ramblin' Rose - Nat King Cole
15 Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto
16 Travelin' Man - Rick Nelson
17 Walking To New Orleans - Fats Domino
18 Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron - The Royal Guardsmen
19 Gimme Some Lovin' - The Spencer Davis Group
20 Bus Stop - The Hollies
21 Surf City - Jan & Dean
22 Goin' Out Of My Head / Can't Take My Eyes Off You - The Lettermen
23 Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell
24 I'm Telling You Now - Freddie & The Dreamers
25 Traces - Classics IV
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