The Best Sixties Album in the World... Ever! IV

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Annotation

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  • Spine of release has catalog number listed as: "7243 8 46362 2 7".
Annotation last modified on 2013-01-23 10:00 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
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1Baby Love
producer:
Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter)
foot stomps [footstomps]:
Mikchael Valvano (on 1964-08-13)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (on 1964-08-13)
background vocals:
Florence Ballard (on 1964-08-13) and Mary Wilson (on 1964-08-13)
lead vocals:
Diana Ross (on 1964-08-13)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Record Corporation (company credits only; do NOT use as release label) (in 1964) and UMG Recordings (holding company behind Universal Music's recorded music in the USA; see annotation) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (on 1964-08-13)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 324) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 499)
recording of:
Baby Love (on 1964-08-13)
lyricist:
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team)
composer:
Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter)
publisher:
Jobete Music (UK) Ltd. and Stone Agate Music Division
The Supremes4.652:34
2Leader of the PackThe Shangri‐Las52:50
3Monday, Monday
engineer:
Bones Howe
producer:
Lou Adler
performer:
The Mamas & the Papas (American folk rock vocal group) (on 1965-12-16)
recorded at:
Western Recorders (@ 6000 Sunset Blvd., part of United Western Recorders studio complex 1957–1985) in Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1965-12-16)
recording of:
Monday, Monday (on 1965-12-16)
lyricist and composer:
John Phillips (The Mamas & The Papas)
publisher:
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group), Trousdale Music and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
The Mamas & the Papas4.153:25
4Don't Throw Your Love Away
cover recording of:
Don’t Throw Your Love Away
writer:
Billy Jackson (US soul/disco producer & songwriter)
composer:
Jimmy Wisner
The Searchers42:16
5Homeward Bound
producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer)
performer:
Art Garfunkel, Simon & Garfunkel and Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel)
recording of:
Homeward Bound
lyricist and composer:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel)
publisher:
Pattern Music Ltd and Paul Simon Music
Simon & Garfunkel42:28
6Cryin' in the Rain
recording of:
Crying in the Rain (Everly Brothers song) (in 1962)
lyricist:
Howard Greenfield
writer:
Carole King
publisher:
Screen Gems–EMI Music Ltd.
The Everly Brothers51:57
7Up on the Roof
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1962-06-28)
guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (on 1962-06-28)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (on 1962-06-28)
bass vocals:
Tommy Evans (US r&b bass vocalist for The Drifters) (on 1962-06-28)
lead vocals:
Rudy Lewis (on 1962-06-28)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (on 1962-06-28)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (in 1988) and WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (in 1998)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1962 (number: 2), Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 113) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 375)
recording of:
Up on the Roof (on 1962-06-28)
lyricist:
Gerry Goffin and Carole King
composer:
Carole King
publisher:
Screen Gems–Columbia Music, Inc., Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI), イーエムアイ音楽出版 フジパシフィック事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング フジパシフィック事業部 (from 2021-07-01 to present)
The Drifters52:36
8Walk Away Renee
producer:
Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Record Corporation (company credits only; do NOT use as release label) (in 1967)
cover recording of:
Walk Away Renée
writer:
Michael Brown (American singer-songwriter), Bob Calilli and Tony Sansone
publisher:
Alley Music Corp., Trio Music Company, ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
Four Tops42:44
9Build Me Up ButtercupThe Foundations2:53
10This Old Heart of Mine
producer:
Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter)
recording of:
This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)
lyricist:
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team)
composer:
Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) and Sylvia Moy
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd., Jobete Music and Stone Agate Music Division
The Isley Brothers42:51
11Sherry
producer:
Bob Crewe
bass guitar:
Nick Massi
guitar:
Tommy DeVito
keyboard and piano:
Bob Gaudio
vocals:
Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, Nick Massi and Frankie Valli (American singer and actor, best known as the frontman of The Four Seasons)
vocals arranger:
Nick Massi
recording of:
Sherry
lyricist and composer:
Bob Gaudio
The Four Seasons2:35
12Take Good Care of My Baby
recording of:
Take Good Care of My Baby
lyricist:
Gerry Goffin
composer:
Carole King
publisher:
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI)
Bobby Vee2:29
13I Like It
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1963)
recording of:
I Like It (in 1963)
lyricist and composer:
Mitch Murray
Gerry & the Pacemakers22:14
14Have I the Right
recording of:
Have I the Right (in 1964)
writer:
Alan Blaikley and Ken Howard (English songwriter, one half of the songwrting team Ken Howard & Alan Blaikley, author and television director)
publisher:
Ivy Music Ltd.
The Honeycombs32:57
15Stay
producer:
Ron Richards
recording of:
Stay
lyricist and composer:
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs)
publisher:
Cherio Music Publishers, Inc., J. Albert & Son Pty. Ltd. and Cherio Corp. (in 1960)
cover recording of:
Stay
lyricist and composer:
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs)
publisher:
Cherio Music Publishers, Inc., J. Albert & Son Pty. Ltd. and Cherio Corp. (in 1960)
The Hollies2:12
16Last Train to Clarksville
producer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) and Bobby Hart
acoustic guitar:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (on 1966-07-25)
bass:
Larry Taylor (US bassist) (on 1966-07-25)
drums (drum set):
Billy Lewis (drummer) (on 1966-07-25)
electric guitar:
Wayne Erwin (on 1966-07-25), Gerry McGee (on 1966-07-25) and Louie Shelton (on 1966-07-25)
percussion:
Gene Estes (on 1966-07-25) and David Walters (session musician for The Monkees) (on 1966-07-25)
tambourine:
Gene Estes (on 1966-07-25)
background vocals:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (on 1966-07-25)
lead vocals:
Micky Dolenz (on 1966-07-25)
recorded at:
RCA Studio A (Hollywood) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (on 1966-07-25)
recording of:
Last Train to Clarksville (on 1966-07-25)
writer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) and Bobby Hart
publisher:
Screen Gems–Columbia Music, Inc.
The Monkees52:45
17Oh Carol
Neil Sedaka2:17
18Do You Wanna Dance
producer:
Norrie Paramor
vocals:
Cliff Richard
performer:
The Shadows (British pop/rock band that once backed Cliff Richard)
cover recording of:
Do You Want to Dance
lyricist and composer:
Bobby Freeman
publisher:
Bobby Freeman Music, Clockus Music Co., Robert Mellin Music Publishing Corp., ミュージカル・ライツ・東京, フジパシフィック音楽出版 (until 2014-12-31) and フジパシフィックミュージック (from 2015-01-01 to present)
Cliff Richard2:15
19Poetry in Motion
recording of:
Poetry in Motion
writer:
Mike Anthony (US songwriter) and Paul Kaufman (songwriter)
Johnny Tillotson42:30
20Hello Mary Lou
producer:
Jimmie Haskell, Ozzie Nelson and Ricky Nelson (rock n roll artist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor GmbH (do not use as a label) and Liberty (Multinational label) (in 1961)
cover recording of:
Hello Mary Lou
writer:
Cayet Mangiaracina and Gene Pitney
publisher:
Champion Music, Champion Music Corp., Intersong Music Ltd., January Music, January Music Corp., MCA Music Ltd., Songs of Universal, Inc., Unichappell Music, Unichappell Music, Inc., Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!), Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) and Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09)
Ricky Nelson2.52:18
21Brown-Eyed Handsome Man
recording engineer:
Norman Petty (from 1956-12 until 1957-01)
producer:
Norman Petty
bass:
Larry Welborn (from 1956-12 until 1957-01)
drums (drum set):
Jerry Allison