Very Best of Badfinger - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Power Pop
- Mono / Stereo
- The Very Best of Badfinger
Badfinger: Pete Ham, Joey Molland (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Tom Evans (vocals, guitar, bass); Ron Griffiths (vocals, bass); Mike Gibbins (drums, percussion).
Producers include: Mal Evans, George Harrison, Todd Rundgren, Paul McCartney, Chris Thomas.
Recorded between 1970 & 1974. Originally released on Apple & Warner Brothers. Includes liner notes by Andy Davis.
Digitally remastered by Rom McMaster (Capitol Mastering).
Personnel: Joey Molland, Pete Ham (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Tom Evans (vocals, guitar).
Liner Note Author: Andy Davis .
Recording information: 1968-1974.
Easily one of pop music's greatest would-be success stories and most well-known tragedies, Beatles proteges Badfinger wrote some of the definitive tunes of the power-pop era. There is considerably more to the story of Badfinger than the 18 tracks on this concise best-of would have it, yet as a primer on this most bittersweet of bands, it certainly does its job. Included here is the Paul McCartney-penned hit single "Come and Get It," the power-pop gem "No Matter What," the pensive "Day After Day," and "Without You," arguably the band's biggest hit, as it would prove to be a smash for both Harry Nilsson and, decades later, Mariah Carey. That such wonderful music didn't prevent the band members from ending up destitute and miserable only adds to the songs' emotional impact. THE VERY BEST is an excellent introduction to Badfinger, but once a taste has been had, a deeper investigation is essential.
- Country of Origin
- Studio / Live
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] No Matter What
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Day After Day
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Baby Blue
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Name of the Game
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Maybe Tomorrow
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Come and Get It
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Rock of All Ages
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Carry on Till Tomorrow
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Midnight Caller
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] We're for the Dark
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] I'll Be the One
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Without You
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] I'd Die Babe
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] It's Over
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] When I Say
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Dennis
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] Lonely You
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Love Time
- [ Disc 01 Track 19 ] Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch/Should I Smoke: Meanwhile Back At The Ranch / Should I Smoke
- EMI Music Distribution
- 67m 30s
- Video Disabled
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