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121. Sun Records Rockabilly Legends
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125. That Sound from Down Under
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127. Hard To Find 45s On CD: Vol. 1: 1955-60
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5-0 out of 5 stars For buyers waiting! Still available!
I do not have anything to add to the positive reviews. The entire series is indeed a goldmine!

Go to google.com and/or gemm.com. OR to ericrecords and there you will find it possible to buy this one!

Enjoy!

5-0 out of 5 stars HARD TO FIND 45'S ON CD " THE WHOLE SERIES "
You can't go wrong with this series!!! All the songs are the studio versions of the 45's.The sound quality is great ,for that era,and song selection is very good.The only only bad thing I have to say is that the series is a little pricy,with some issues
becoming collectors items.So buy it now!!! Another good series
is:THE TREASURED TUNES SERIES *WARNING*Stay away from:HEY LOOK
WHAT I FOUND SERIES!!!THIS STUFF IS JUNK...

5-0 out of 5 stars they're all here - almost
The tracks by the Impalas, Safaris and Danleers make this a worthy buy - but this is not that hard to find stuff, at least not over here in Scandinavia. How about having those really, really hard to find tracks, like Ernie Freeman's "Dark Eyes", John D. Loudermilk's "Callin' Doctor Casey", on one CD? And what about James Gilreath's "Little Band of Gold"? Can't be found anywhere, right? Same with Eric Delaney's "Manhattan Spiritual"? OK, you can't have it all, I guess.

5-0 out of 5 stars Watch out, majors
Here, Eric Records, the big little reissue company, fires the opening salvo in its "Hard To Find 45s..." series of compilation CDs. This first volume presents titles from 1955 through 1960 and really tickles the musical memories of listeners of early American rock and roll ditties. While not all these titles may at first seem to qualify as "hard-to-find", finding even these popular ones in the sound quality presented here is truly the "hard-to-find" part. Beyond these more familiar tracks, fitting the hard-to-find-at-all bill are such tunes as Chuck Miller's "House Of Blue Lights", the Voxpoppers' "Wishing For Your Love" and "It's Been A Long Time Pretty Baby" by Gino and Gina. Since several of these tracks are pre-stereo (pre-'58) era, they by necessity appear in mono but many of the later ones (tracks 8,9,11-14,16,19-21) jump out in wide, dynamic stereo. Completing the package are interesting liner notes on each of the included tracks. Eric comes out with both barrels firing with this new series and shows the majors how it should be done. Top-of-the-line quality here for fans of the music from America's love affair with rock and roll in its infancy.

5-0 out of 5 stars Kicking Off A Great Series
This first in Bill Buster's series of hard-to-find 45s on CD sets the tone for all that follow on Eric by combining a mix of reasonably-easy-to-locate selections with some that take a bit of digging, and others that pop out at you in the "at last" category.

It also establishes a much-appreciated regular gift of comprehensive liner notes, in this instance by Fred Bronson, author of The Billboard Book Of Number One Hits and Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits, as well as the "Chart Beat" column in Billboard Magazine.

In Volume 1 - covering the period 1955-1960 - the ones that might take some digging include Ricky Nelson's You're My One And Only Love, [It's Been A Long Time] Pretty Baby by Gino & Gina, and both of Jimmy Jones' big hits - Handy Man and Good Timin'.

In my estimation, the real eye-poppers are Confidential by Sonny Knight, Wishing For Your Love by The Voxpoppers, The Danleers' One Summer Night, Ta Ta by Clyde McPhatter, and especially Corinna, Corinna by Ray Peterson. You may THINK you've discovered that on some other compilation, but believe me, you should check it out carefully because, if any one song has been re-recorded to death, Corinna, Corinna is the one. Here you KNOW it's the original version which hit # 9 in 1960.

Only a limited budget prevents me from seeking out ALL in this series at one lump. But I'll get 'em all eventually. ... Read more


128. Spy Music, Vol. 1
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3-0 out of 5 stars A Bizarre Mix!
Trying to fill holes in a collection or replace old 45s should be easier.

There should have been a better way to get hold of Sock It To Em JB and I Spy For The FBI - but I didn't find it!

These two tracks alone were worth the purchase.

Anyone know how to get hold of Baby What I Mean by the Drifters?

5-0 out of 5 stars Great !!!
This is some of the Most intriguing and fun music I have ever had. It is worth listening.

4-0 out of 5 stars All the spy genre classics and some lesser known gems!
Originally bought this because I needed a copy of the Mission Impossible theme. When I played the album I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was actually good music! I get some folks sticking their head in my office door - but no one has complained! Vikki Carr and Nancy Sinatra were particularly fun. Secret Agent Man is also a classic worth listening too a few times. If it had a few more of the J. Bond tracks, I'd give it five stars. ... Read more


129. Radio Gold [Ace]
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130. Kahuna Classics: A Collection Of Surf Music
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3-0 out of 5 stars Some great cuts, and some trash
The album is a good deal if you are looking for the rare surf instrumentals it contains, like Mr. Moto and Mr. Rebel. Most of the re-recorded songs (particularly the Jan & Dean stuff) sounds terrible. But with 32 songs on the CD, I found enough great original surf classics to still be glad I bought it.

2-0 out of 5 stars It's a rip-off.
What seemed like a promising collection of surf music turned out to be quite a disappointment. Terrible sound quality and bad mixes throughout. Jan & Dean, the Beach Boys, Wipe-Out by the Safaris and other recordings are mutilated.

3-0 out of 5 stars Most songs are the original versions but BEWARE!
Kahuna Classics seems like a great collection of surf hits. Except for one thing--some of the recordings are the dreaded "NEW STEREO RECORDINGS." I feel this is somewhat deceptive but at least at the store you can read it before you buy it. If you order this CD you won't know till it arrives. The only other negative comment is that the Beach Boy cuts are from their first recording sessions. Not their best work. Fortunately, Miserlou and many of the other selections are the same great tunes we know and love. I gave it 3 out of 5 stars because only a few of the tunes are NEW. But listening to Papa Oom Mow Mow redone was almost PAINFUL! Surfin' Bird Forever!! ... Read more


131. Too Cute!
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4-0 out of 5 stars Cute it is
The title pretty well describes this collection of quasi-novelty ditties from the early era of American rock and roll.With every track included here a top-10 song in its day, there's little a listener from that era will not recognize and will probably even know the better part of the lyrics.While most of these are recurring items on many oldies stations' playlists, it's still convenient to have them all together on a single disc for on-demand listening.A bigger plus here is the excellent sound quality of these tracks with a few, at least at the time of issue of this CD, in first-time stereo, namely "Chapel Of Love" and "Bobby's Girl".Many of the other tracks also appear in stereo with 1,2,6,7,10,11,15 in mono.Dodie Stevens' "Pink Shoe Laces" here is presented in its original single version, not the oft-used stereo re-recording.Mastering ace Steve Hoffman has done a superb job presenting these tracks in their best form.Completing the set are informative backround notes on the included tracks in the liner notes flopover.A tidy little package of truly "cute" tunes exceptionally well executed.

5-0 out of 5 stars Too Cute Album CD.
This fun and cheerful album took me right back to my youth in the 50s. Irecognised a few titles from British rip-off versions which were featuredon a TV programme called Oh Boy!. The CD popped up from a search I did forTan Shoes (With Pink Shoe Laces) - a one-hit wonder by Dodie Stevens. Other familiar titles included Tall Paul, Witch Doctor, Bobby's Girl andShort Shorts (all from British rip-offs)- it was great to hear theoriginals on this CD! All the other titles were familiar to me as originalsfrom American artistes, except The Name Game by Shirley Ellis - a catchynumber with clever lyrics and an excellent rythm and beat. This album wasso good that not only did my two daughters borrow it (both in their 30s),but my grand-daughters were soon singing along to it too. Definitely 5stars from me, where is Too Cute Vol 2?

3-0 out of 5 stars OMIT "THE NAME GAME" AND YOU'VE GOT A GOOD CD
This is a fun, family friendly collection with the exception of "theName Game."That idiotic tune has nothing under the sun to recommendit.Ever since I was a very little child, I found it irritating to thepoint of having to leave.I just couldn't stand it!It is stupid, highlyunpleasant and darned grating on the nerves. I hate the gibberish on it andthe tune belongs in the toilet.It has no redeeming features.I am gladtoday my name isn't being slaughtered in this exercise in dementia.

Theother tunes on this are good, straightforward fun.The "Witch Doctor," is fun "nonsense," not madness. "TallPaul" is cute and catchy.Like I said, omit the "Name Game"and you've got yourself a good cd.

4-0 out of 5 stars A collection of innocence.
The songs on this disc bring about a guilty pleasure when I listen to it. David Seville, the voice of the Chipmunks, is represented by "The Witch Doctor." Standard fare by Big Bopper, The Coasters, Dixie Cups,Angels and Leslie Gore are also here. The one gem is Edd Byrnes"Kookie Kookie Lend Me Your Comb." Overall, not a bad CD.

4-0 out of 5 stars Not a Bad Collection
One of the few CDs on which one can locate the original version of "Short Shorts."The other tracks are, for the most part, available on other CDs, though "Tall Paul" and "Kookie,Kookie" are pleasant inclusions. ... Read more


132. Surfin' USA
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2-0 out of 5 stars Not All Originals
Beware -- only a few of the songs on this CD are the original versions.Others are re-recordings, many lacking the excitement of the original recordings. ... Read more


133. Vol. 3-Roots Rock Guitar Party
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5-0 out of 5 stars Explosive sungura sounds
Supercharged sungura performances from John Chibadura, Zimbabwe Cha Cha Cha Kings, Knowledge Kunenyati make this worthwhile. Due to untimely deaths (Chibadura, Leonard Dembo) of its biggest stars, sungura is the most popular genre in Zimbabwe, yet little known abroad.

Add to that the highly melodic hypnotic jit-chimurenga of the immortal Four Brothers, and you have the best compilation of Zimbabwean dance music and guitar styles available. Tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, and 9 are my favorite. Max Mapfumo's take on chimurenga is no pushover, very sublime guitar work. Highly recommended for lovers of African guitar pop styles

4-0 out of 5 stars No joke, this is truly worth four stars.
What a fantastic album. Volume Three of the Zimbabwe Frontline series offers an intriguing glimpse into the world of Zimbabwean music during the mid 90's. Featuring the reggae-inspired tunes of John Chibadura, the always-danceable band The Four Brothers, the mbira-inspired work of Max Mapfumo and Knowledge Kunyati, and guitar and bass extravanganza of the Zimbabwe Cha Cha Kings, the album is guranteed to make you move. Zimbabwe Frontline Three is definitely a must-have for anyone interested in guitar-based African music, and is a great choice for the first-time buyer. No joke, this CD is truly worth four stars. ... Read more


134. Doo Wop From Dolphin's Of Hollywood, Vol. 1
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135. Saturday Night Live: 25 Years Of Musical Performances, Vol. 1
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Volume One of the Saturday Night Live: The Musical Performances is a lot like the show itself--some bits work, some don't. What works is Elvis Costello's infamous performance of "Radio Radio," a direct middle finger to those at his record label who insisted he perform the less controversial "Less Than Zero." Paul Simon's "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes" is a faithful but even more delightful reading of his finest post-Garfunkel hour. The Grateful Dead's performance is noteworthy simply for the fact that it's the Dead. Other than that, Volume One is sorely dependent on showcasing rote readings of really famous pop songs. That's passable for newer artists like Jewel or the Dave Matthews Band, but even Eric Clapton sticks to playing the tired and sappy "Wonderful Tonight" in a performance some dozen-odd years after the song was a bona fide hit. --Jason Josephes ... Read more

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2-0 out of 5 stars Let the people choose...
There are so many great performances not included on Volumes 1 and 2 that I don't even know where to begin but here's a short list just off the top of my head: Jackson Browne (1977, Running on Empty, The Pretender); The Band (playing a three song set!); Nirvana (killer version of Smells Like Teen Spirit); Suzanne Vega (Luka); 10,000 Maniacs (first appearance in 1987); Neil Young (Rocking In The Free World); Pearl Jam (Alive); Keith Richards (1987 solo album). I could go on for an hour...

I agree with another reviewer that these performances should also be put out on DVD. However here's another idea: put EVERY SNL musical performance out on one of the new online music services like iTunes and let the fans buy the performances they want! I'd pay to construct my perfect SNL musical guests CD. Think about it.

2-0 out of 5 stars Zzzz...
Aimed for the baby boomer segment of SNL's audience such as myself (Volume 2 is aimed more toward Gen Xers), this may allow listeners to hear some of their favorite artists on the car CD player without having a multidisc changer, but that's about all it's got going for it. Ranging from the pleasant (Paul Simon's "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes," with a terrific arrangement and vocal backup) to the awful (who decided Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight" would do anything but put us to sleep?), most of these live versions stick closely to the original arrangements, but sound cheesier because of the inherent limitations of setting up the band on stage (Randy Newman's "I Love L.A."). Sting, Annie Lennox, Tom Petty, David Bowie, Billy Joel -- it's like a reunion of rich classic rock stars.

The one exception is Elvis Costello's driving "Radio, Radio," which, of course, had the fake-out open (the first 15 seconds from "Less Than Zero," before he abruptly switched gears, making him part of SNL legend). Note to Lorne Michaels: that ain't "Alison" he was playing, contrary to your recollection in the liner notes.

Speaking of which, considering these performances from a TV show, what dork in Dreamworks' design department decided not to use a single image from the shows in question for the CD booklet? No wonder this puppy headed straight for the cutout rack.

1-0 out of 5 stars Is this the Best you can do.....?
I think the phrase that best describes this CD is "waste of time and space"! Like countless others I became a fan of this cutting edge program in its heyday, not just for the satire and comedy but also for the great music it showcased. Around the same time that "SNL" started up, the BBC were also offering a program called the "Old Grey Whistle Test" which also showcased the leading musicians of the time. The Beeb eventually issued a fabulous DVD retrospective of that program (which is non coded and viewable anywhere) loaded with great performances-well worth hunting down. What does SNL do? Zip,nada,zilch, strikeout...pick your own term. I would think that they should easily be able to cull together a marvellous collection of as widespread a variety of musical styles as ever existed. Better yet, they could present this in DVD format so we could enjoy sets like Joe Cocker/John Belushi, Paul Simon & Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Van Morrison, Aaron Neville & Linda Rondstadt, The Clash, Leon Redbone, Santana, Beck, etc etc,. There doesnt appear to be any reason why they cant do this.......instead we are offered this dross. Shame on SNL!

4-0 out of 5 stars Could've been 5 stars had they stuck with a genre of artists
In twenty five years, there have been some great performances on SNL. One of the most memorable, for me at least was Joe Cocker with John Belushi standing next to him mimicking Joe while he sang. (You should grab a copy of the National Lampoon's Lemmings album for John's "Lonely at the bottom of the barrel" satire of Joe, that alone is worth the price of the CD.)

The artists and their performance on this album are top notch and the Album's title, "Vol. 1" leads one to believe there will be others. One can only hope for the mixing of genres in this album makes it only for the most eclectic in tastes for a CD. Which might explain why this has not been a top seller as one might expect, what with the exposure of SNL and the marketing power behind NBC.

I happen to like most of the artists chosen for this album and though a mixed bag of song selection,(and the production of the album might be just a little too slick as the tracks were obviously cleaned up in the studio)for me is worthy of the price, what with the prices you can purchase this for now at Amazon.com. To spring for a CD for the full or original retail price (before it hits the bargain bin or "Super Savings" category) it has to be really noteworthy. In the days before CD burners and online "sharing" one might rush out and buy an album to get the one or two cuts an album contained that you really wanted. But technology has made those days long past. Of course, as I said in the beginning, there are a lot more memorable performances than selected on this album, maybe it should have been a 2 CD set. Sales will dictate if there are to be additional volumes and if there is to be a "Vol. 2" they might think about going back to artists' whose material is not so commercially available and who may not still be performing today. 25 years covers a lot of Saturday Nights, and there must be some more interesting tracks available. But all in all, if you even like one or two of the performers or the songs selected, spend the bargin price and pick this one up. It may be the only way we get a "Vol. 2".

4-0 out of 5 stars Pretty Good
I got the SNL Volume 1 CD today, and i personally thought it was pretty good. Although there are a lot of songs that should have made the CD and didn't, what was there was nice to hear. It only cost $4.99, so i thing i got my moneys worth. ... Read more


136. Remembering Badfinger
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Three Decades have passed since the band Badfinger signed with Apple Records and scored a number of chart hits that included "Come and Get It," "No Matter What," and "Baby Blue."During the early 70s, they also wrote the timeless mega-hit "Without You," first made famous by Harry Nilsson.

However, for Badfinger, fame and fortune did not last long.In fact, fortune did not come at all.While at the pinnacle of their careers, unscrupulous management sold the band down the river, and in doing so, this economic disaster directly and indirectly contributed to the suiciedal deaths of two band members.The untimely deaths of Pete Ham and Tom Evans - two very talented and prolific song writers - resulted in a great loss to the music world.It is the spirit of this tribute album to capture the essence of the Badfinger genius.We, the artists and supporting cast, dedicate this body of work to this band's gripping saga and to surviving members Mike Gibbins and Joey Molland.

Everyone involved with this tribute has contributed their time and talent without want of compensation in the hope that the Badfinger story will never be forgotten.Any economic gains from the sale of this work will be distributed to musical causes and organizations whose missions are to promote and celebrate music as a work of art and not as a means to profit.To this end, we are inspired to bring you, the listener, the music of Badfinger.

2001 Badfinger Tribute Artists ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Badfinger Comes To Life
Like many, prior to hearing this album I associated Badfinger with "Come and Get It" and in some kind of hazy connection, the Beatles. Well, guess what! Badfinger is much more than a one hit wonder. They were a talented group of musicians who were chewed up by the business machine. There was a good reason why the Beatles brought Badfinger to Apple Records. From the brilliant faithfulness of Rain's "Baby Blue" to the awe inspiring beauty of Bill Scherer's "Without You," it's one of those discs that you'll find yourself blasting again and again as you cruise down the highway. And to think, "Come and Get It" isn't even on it! You can't go wrong with this international labor of love--this tribute will cause you to utter that time-honored line, "I didn't know they did that!"And you'll smile.

4-0 out of 5 stars Badfinger Good
I've been jamming on this CD in my truck every day this week. This is a great and fun record.Some incredible singing and playing here, folks.

Every Badfinger enthusiast should really own this disc. Some of the music here is benchmark quality.Cough up the dough...

I had always sort of written off Badfinger as opportunistic Beatle clones/worshippers. I was only familiar with the hits. This record really shows the depth and quality of this band's legacy.This is quite a tribute to the style and substance of the band. GREAT JOB!

4-0 out of 5 stars A worthy tribute for a worthy band
Having listened several times to this compilation album, I have to say that if you liked Badfinger at all, this is a great trip to take. Bill Scherer's version of Without You is stunning--and I use that word intentionally. How much talent is one guy supposed to have, anyway? And it isn't the only high point. Does every song work as well as the others? Not really, but every song is still a successful and creative re-imagining of the original tracks, not an easy feat. Thumbs up. ... Read more


137. Zappa's Universe
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3-0 out of 5 stars Mike Keneally saves the day!
Keneally comes across as the stage hero of this tribute. Although his vocal range enables him to sing mostly those numbers that Frank Zappa sang himself, he does it with brilliance, lots of "eyebrow" and a constant (though not strictly obedient) respect of the original expressions and intents of the songs and insinuations. His guitar playing, whether of the written parts or as a soloist, is just fabulous! He incorporates little quotes from various Zappa solos into his own and also displays a great sense of melody, which to my ear lacks from the improvisations of Steve Vai and Dweezil Zappa (also present on some tracks) or is buried under all that flash and off-tempo speed.
The couple of tracks sung by the vocal groups (The Persuasions and Rockapella) are great. And, apart from some of the synth sounds, I do like the rock band also, including as it does Zappa group alumni Keneally and bass player extraordinaire Scott Thunes.
The version of my beloved Zappa classic piece "Waka-Jawaka", though ultra-rare, should have never been included in this set. I don't understand why what was originally an 8-piece band track should "lose voices" along the way when done by a 20-piece orchestra + 6-piece rock band... If such attrition was not due to Joel Thome's re-orchestration, then maybe there was a miking, mixing or performing problem of some sorts... anyhow that should have precluded the inclusion of this piece. It sounds like the taping of a small disaster, this in spite of the rock band's efforts to remind us of what the tune was all about...
The production/editing of the live material for this CD is weird, to say the least! You cannot help feeling you would have done cleaner edits with a mere cassette deck! Razor-sharp audio editor Zappa deserved better than that!

4-0 out of 5 stars Great Song Selection, Kickin' Band!
It is fascinating to here other performers doing FZ's complex music, especially when they do it so well. This CD has been glued in my car changer for a month now. Everything is great, but I can't get enough of the Persuasions singing "The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing."

4-0 out of 5 stars Mike Keneally is the world's best kept musical secret.
This live recording is a true gem for Zappa fans. It features acrobatic muscianship of the highest order played straight from the heart and mind. Mike Keneally's guitar work left my jaw slack especially after hearing him play Jazz Discharge Party Hats in which he both talks and doubles his vocal pitches with the guitar at the same time. Additionally he plays Zappa's impossible synclavier composition Night School with pin point accuracy. Steve Vai, guitar god and the king of impossible guitar parts gives a burning heartfelt rendition of Zappa's Sofa. This is one of Vai's best performances captured on disc. There's an Acappela version of The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing performed by the Persuasions. It also features Dweezil Zappa having a guitar cutting duel with Steve Vai on the track Dirty Love. I can't say enough about this fun, energetic and passionate tribute album. If your looking for something musically different and have an open mind about things then definately buy this recording and you shouldn't be disappointed. ... Read more


138. Turban Renewal: A Tribute To Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs
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4-0 out of 5 stars even better than the source!
this is possibly the best in a useless genre: tribute albums. most tributes are absolutely useless. why bother listening to covers of great material when you can get the original? i mean, jimi hendrix tributes??? WHY??? but then you've got this. these cover versions SHRED the originals. you cant fault sam the sam and the pharoahs. they were fun enough, if a bit innocuous. the wonderful folks at norton got together an unbelievable array of rockers to take sam's songs that much farther. having hasil adkins lead it off & make wooly bully, a classic of inanity, even MORE incomprehensible is a fantastic idea. and it just gets better. the high points are too many to list here, the tracks that dont quite cut it are over soon enough, and it all packs great rock and roll WOMPF! my personal faves are the covers by the lyres, devil dogs, handsome dick, nine pound hammer, a bones, teengenerate & the vacant lot, but theres so much more. my one grouse is the overabundance of similar sounding instrumentals, theres no need to pad this out. if you can find the vinyl, you get the mummies cover of "uncle willie". regardless, this is fantastic. dont you be L7 and buy this!!! ... Read more


139. 60's Dance Party (Madacy)
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Asin: B000000KYU
Catlog: Music
Sales Rank: 226959
Average Customer Review: 1 out of 5 stars
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1-0 out of 5 stars Disappointing┬┐ Not the original recordings!
This recording would probably be OK if you had never heard the original recordings. The fine print on the jacket reads "New stereo recordings performed by the original lead singer with one or more members of the original group". I guess someone has decided to tamper with the success of the original recording, because the "remixs" are not all that good. The cuts that may have been re-recorded recently by the remaining members of the group definately sound like it. ... Read more


140. 70's Gold
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Asin: B000009SG1
Catlog: Music
Sales Rank: 226402
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