J. S scepter sides have come and gone, but never one quite like this: this double-CD set includes the A and B-side of EVERY SINGLE B. J. Add notes by mike ragogna featuring fresh quotes from the artist and photos and you've got the most comprehensive B. J. And don't forget, you re getting a bunch of rare, non-LP single sides 11 of 'em, with all those B-sides, to be exact.
The Complete Scepter Singles 2-CD Set #ad - From his 1966 recording of hank williams' "i'm so lonesome i could Cry" through his 1972 double-sided hit single "That's What Friends Are For"/Happier Than the Morning Sun, " B. J. Thomas compilation ever released! Shrink-wrapped.
New Looks from an Old Lover--The Complete Columbia SinglesReal Gone Music #ad - Fan and anybody who wants to hear some of the best country-pop the ‘80s had to offer. This is a stage in B. J. S career that has seen little attention in the cd era, which is strange because he was just killing it on the Country charts with #1 hits like “Whatever Happened to Old Fashioned Love” and “New Looks from an Old Lover” and the #3 hit “Two Car Garage.
In fact, out of the 21 songs on this collection—which includes the a and b-side of every columbia single plus sides from the Cleveland International and Priority labels —eight were chart hits, among them the Top 20 duet “Rock and Roll Shoes” with Ray Charles plus “The Whole World’s in Love When You’re Lonely” and “The Girl Most Likely To.
We’ve also added a pair of bonus tracks including his rare original solo version of “as long as We’ve Got Each Other, ” the theme to the TV show Growing Pains, and his early version of “Wind Beneath My Wings, ” which ended up being a hit for Gary Morris and Bette Midler among others. Having documented B.
New Looks from an Old Lover--The Complete Columbia Singles #ad - J. S early sides with our 2-cd set the complete scepter singles, it was only a matter of time till we at real Gone Music tackled the next big phase in the career of this all-time great American singer, and followed his late ‘70s/early ‘80s foray into inspirational music with a pair of album twofers from the Myrrh label, namely the classic country-pop sides he cut for Columbia in the ‘80s.
Remastered by sean brennan at battery studios, and annotated by Joe Marchese based on a fresh interview with the artist himself, peppered with rare photos, The Complete Columbia Singles is a must for any B. J.
The Complete ABC/Dunhill Singles 2-CD SetReal Gone Music #ad - A few singles—those identical to the album versions—have leaked out on cd, the “dunhill dream reissue team” of engineer aaron kannowski, liner note writer/a&r man Ed Osborne, and 13 songs have never appeared on CD in any version! Like on our previous collections, the rest stereo, informative read feature quotes from original writers/co-producers Steve Barri and Dennis Lambert, 27 have never been available on CD in their correct single versions, and co-producer Gordon Anderson is at the helm for this release; Osborne’s notes which are always a fun, but here is the breakdown: of the 33 tracks the seven earliest mono, with great photos to boot.
Though the four tops renaldo “obie” benson, the group, like many of their celebrated label-mates, Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Lawrence Payton, and lead singer Levi Stubbs had dominated the charts with their classic recordings for Motown in the ‘60s, when the label decided in 1972 to move to Los Angeles, felt it was time for a change.
The Complete ABC/Dunhill Singles 2-CD Set #ad - It’s the missing chapter in the career of one of the greatest vocal groups of all time…a very, very proud addition to our Real Gone Music roster and a Four Tops collection you’re gonna want to spin again and again! Shrink-wrapped. Special notice must also be given to Aaron Kannowski, who once again went to the ends of the earth to track down sources for this collection.
They thus signed with abc records’ dunhill imprint and hooked up with producer steve barri the Grass Roots and songwriters Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter, who re-created their classic Motown sound on Top Ten hits like “Keeper of the Castle” and “Ain’t No Woman Like the One I’ve Got. In all, the tops recorded 17 a-sides including a spanish-language version of “keeper of the Castle” for ABC/Dunhill during their six years on the label, notching a total of 11 Billboard Pop hits and 15 R&B hits, but those original hit singles and their even rarer B-sides have been almost impossible to find on CD.
Just how rare are these tracks? We’ll get into that in a sec; but first, a little history.
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I Got My Thang Together: Westbound YearsWestbound #ad - One of the original members of parliament, and an integral voice on Funkadelic's groundbreaking series of albums for Westbound, Fuzzy Haskins also made two solo sets for that label. This compilation - compiled by p-funk expert marcel visser - selects the best music from his two albums, 'A Whole Nother Thang' and 'Radio Active', as well as previously new-to-CD 12-inch versions of 'I Think I Got My Thang Together' and 'Not Yet', and a previously unreleased mix of 'Which Way Do I Disco'.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Haskins was joined on the lps by most of the p-Funk crew including Bernie Worrell, Gary Shider, Bootsy Collins, Tiki Fulwood and Cordell 'Boogie' Mosson. They lay down tight grooves, beck, fatboy slim, used by amongst others Prodigy, with the open drums on 'The Fuzz & Da Boog' being some of the most sampled in music, Ice T and Cypress Hill.
I Got My Thang Together: Westbound Years #ad - They contain some of the finest P-Funk-related music and are a must for fans of the Parliafunkadelicment Thang.
The Complete Original Dunhill/ABC Hit SinglesReal Gone Music 28937756 #ad - And, by covering the years 1965 to 1973, the grass roots: the complete original dunhill/abc hit Singles also provides a fantastic overview of the group s tangled history and many line-ups all meticulously explained by Ed Osborne s liner notes with late lead singer Rob Grill the closest to a career-long member their first two singles featured Bill Fulton on vocals.
And so the classic hit singles by the Grass Roots have for the most part only surfaced in their stereo album versions on the various anthologies of the band. There are various stories about what happened, including one with Dunhill head Jay Lasker pitching all the label s multi-track recordings and mono masters after having deemed them obsolete.
The Complete Original Dunhill/ABC Hit Singles #ad - The grass roots were, without a doubt, one of the great singles bands of the 60s and early 70s. But when the going gets tough for a reissue label, Real Gone Music gets going. After a worldwide search for the best sources available, midnight confessions and put them together into one amazING-sounding package! Indeed, this collection offers the truest essence of the band those hook-filled singles in that glorious, we are thrilled to announce that we have rounded up all two dozen Dunhill/ABC hit singles including the censored and uncensored versions of Let s Live for Today and their biggest smash, original mono sound mixed and mastered to punch through 60s and 70s AM radio.
It s the grass roots collection that we ve ALL been waiting for, yours from Real Gone! Shrink-wrapped. So, why hasn t a collection of their complete, original Dunhill/ABC hit singles ever been released? Well, there s the little matter of the original mono master tapes. Shrink-wrapped.
Devil In Me / Ready To Roll / Ride To The Rainbow / Reachin For AllSoulmusic Records #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Also included, a non-album 'b' side and 1978's 'love masterpiece', from the soundtrack of the popular movie, 1977's 'If You Won't Let Me Walk On The Water', two bonus tracks, Thank God It's Friday. Included on the 37 musically-satisfying tracks featured here are the charted hits, 'I'm Here Again' and 'Saturday Night, Sunday Morning'.
Thelma houston was a mainstay artist at Motown from 1971-1979, worthy additions to previous SMR reissues of Thelma's Motown work. Working with top producers including hal davis, van mccoy and brian holland, thelma demonstrated her distinctive vocal style in full effect on a range of material from her covers of The Miracles' 'Love Machine' to an imaginative medley of 'Stormy Weather' and Ann Peebles' 'I Can't Stand The Rain' to the Stevie Wonder-Syreeta-penned 'Just A Little Piece Of You' and key tracks such as 'Memories', Michael Masser, 'Imaginary Paradise', 'Your Eyes', 'Rhythm Of Love', 'Am I Expecting Too Much' and 'Don't Wonder Why'.
Devil In Me / Ready To Roll / Ride To The Rainbow / Reachin For All #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Like ready to roll, the album reachin' all around a 1982 collection of material released after Thelma left Motown in 1979 is making it's worldwide first release on CD. Shrink-wrapped. Two cd set containing a quartet of albums from the soul vocalist. The devil in me 1977, ready to roll 1978 and ride to the rainbow 1979 focus on her work in the wake of the international success of her timeless cover of 'Don't Leave Me This Way', which catapulted Thelma to worldwide mainstream recognition.
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The Early Years: Rare Recordings 1962-1963Ace Records Uk #ad - Ace. Shrink-wrapped. Although brenda holloway was aged just 17 when tamla Records issued her 'Every Little Bit Hurts' in 1964, she had been releasing 45s in Los Angeles for over two years by then. 2009 collection of early recordings from the Soul vocalist. 22 tracks. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. This collection gathers together all of those extremely collectable pre-fame recordings, most of which are making their CD debut.
Odds & Ends--Scepter Records RaritiesReal Gone Music #ad - Remastered by ted carfrae, odds & ends—scepter records rarities is a stone solid must for any Dionne fan, and of course any Bacharach-David fan as well…this is some of the greatest—and rarest—vocal pop music of the ‘60s! Shrink-wrapped. By that time, the scepter tapes had been scattered in disarray, though, thus leaving a lot of material in limbo and causing compilers to throw up their hands.
Well, foreign language singles “a house is not a home” in italian and french; “walk on by” in german and italian, where other reissue labels fear to tread real gone music goes full speed ahead! odds & ends—scepter records Rarities offers 25 hard-to-find tracks plus some bonus promo spots from the Scepter vaults, and just plain lost tracks like “Our Ages or Our Hearts” and “Monday, ” and “Do You Know the Way to San Jose”, stereo singles “He’s Moving On;” “Amanda”, including rare alternate versions of hits like “Don’t Make Me Over, ” “I Say a Little Prayer, Monday”.
Odds & Ends--Scepter Records Rarities #ad - Shrink-wrapped. What’s more, this one’s released with the full cooperation of the legendary lady, Dionne herself, who sat down for an interview with liner note writer Joe Marchese, and includes rare photos. With a total of 40 pop chart hits, dionne warwick’s recordings for the Scepter label rank as arguably the most successful run of any artist—and certainly of any female artist—for an independent label during the 1960s.
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The Best Of Five Man Electrical BandSHOUT! FACTORY 5451840 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Best-of takes care of that as you hear every hit signs ; absolutely right ; Money Back Guarantee ; I m a Stranger Here, and Werewolf plus Find the One ; Julianna ; their Country Girl Suite, and more roots-rockin pop gems! Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Their first U.
S. Best of five man electrical band by Five Man Electrical 2009-07-07. Their anti-establishment smash signs is how most of us know this Canadian band, but they actually scored five hits here and recorded many a surprising album track that deserves to be heard.