All Time Greatest Hits - (Import CD)
Discovery Miles 790
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- Mono / Stereo
- Mark Pinkus (Compilation)
- All-Time Greatest Hits [Rhino Flashback]
The Drifters (US): Johnny Moore , Ben E. King (vocals).
Audio Remasterer: Bob Fisher .
Liner Note Author: Rocky Petralia.
Blessed with a succession of great lead singers, starting with the angelic tenor of Clyde McPhatter through Ben E. King and the Rudy Lewis/Johnny Moore tandem of the later years, the immortal Drifters provided the prototype for R&B vocal groups and set the stage for the onset of soul with over ten years of marvelous singles beginning in 1953. The songwriting and production talents of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller introduced innovative arrangements on the Drifters' hits, including odd orchestrations that keep these classic recordings sounding fresh some 40 years later. Unfortunately, at only ten songs, this collection is simply too brief to even come close to doing the group justice, although several of their classic hits like "Under the Boardwalk," "Some Kind of Wonderful," "There Goes My Baby" and "Save the Last Dance for Me" are included. ~ Steve Leggett
- Rhino Flashback
- WEA Strategic Marketing
- The Drifters (US)
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Under the Boardwalk
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] This Magic Moment
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Some Kind of Wonderful
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Adorable
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Up on the Roof
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] There Goes My Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Honey Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Such a Night
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Money Honey
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Save the Last Dance for Me
- Studio / Live
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