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Format: CD
Sku: 202698794
UPC: 013929531321
UPC 14: 05013929531321
Release Date: 6/27/2006
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. You've Got Your Troubles
2. How Bitter the Taste of Love
3. Bye Bye Brown Eyes
4. This Golden Ring
5. I Know
6. Michelle
7. Speak Her Name
8. Ten Storeys High
9. I've Got That Girl on My Mind
10. Take It While You Can
11. Little Like You, A
12. End Is Beginning, The
13. Lovers of the World Unite
14. One Born Every Minute
15. Green Grass
16. Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)
17. Gilly Gilly Ossenfeffer Katzennellenbogen by the Sea
18. Softly Whispering I Love You
19. She's Leaving Home
20. Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
21. Turn Around and Start Again
22. Magic Book
23. Time
24. Penthouse
25. You Oughta Meet My Baby

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel: Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway (vocals).
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Kingsley Abbott.
Muze PNote With typical show-biz logic, David & Jonathan was the stage name for a duo comprised of two guys named Roger -- Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway. Boasting smooth harmonies and lush melodies that suggested a less adventurous variation on the Walker Brothers, David & Jonathan were solidly in the more polished and studio-bound camp of the 1960s British pop scene, and were prot?g?s of George Martin, who lent his production expertise to their recordings. The jolly irony was that while David & Jonathan's biggest hit was a cover of the Beatles' "Michelle," Cook and Greenaway's greatest success would come as songwriters, and there are a number of tunes here that will be immediately familiar to fans of '60s pop, but not in these recordings, particularly "You've Got Your Troubles," "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart," and "Green Grass." Still, Cook and Greenaway could sing every bit as well as they could write, and this 25-song overview of their career as recording artists is fine and pleasing stuff. The songs are consistently strong (most of them originals, though there are some well-chosen covers on hand), Martin's production and arrangements are smart and imaginative (if more melodramatic than his work with the Fab Four), and overall this is guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone who likes U.K. pop from the British Invasion era, proving not all contract songwriters should be discouraged from recording their own material. While the audio quality is variable (the flaws on a few tracks are noted in the liner notes), most of these tracks are to be prized, and Kingsley Abbott's liner notes are both fun and informative. ~ Mark Deming

Producer: George Martin; Mark Stafford (Compilation)

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Original Soundtrack

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 2006
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1967
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : RPM 313
Music Label Name Label : RPM
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 50139295313214

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