Dream a Little Dream - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Folk Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- Dream a Little Dream: The Cass Elliot Collection
Producers include: Roy Silver, John Simon, Steve Barri, Joel Sill, Phil Ramone.
Compilation producers: Owen Elliott-Kugell, Andy McKaie
Includes liner notes by Jon E. Johnson.
Digitally remastered by Erick Labson (MCA Music Media Studios, North Hollywood, California).
This 18-track set leans heavily on her earliest solo material, when she was recording for Dunhill, although it does have a few songs taken from RCA recordings made just before her death. Away from the Mamas & the Papas, Elliot (initially billed as Mama Cass) went into more of an MOR direction, somewhere between the Mamas & the Papas and Vegas. Frankly, she could sound like a hip variation on Ethel Merman. Even the two Top 40 hits that Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil wrote for her in late 1969, "It's Getting Better" and "Make Your Own Kind of Music," are brassy belters with an almost desperate optimism. Those hits are included here, along with her 1968 Top 20 entry "Dream a Little Dream of Me" (which was actually a Mamas & the Papas track), another Mann-Weil-penned single ("New World Coming"), a cover of Bruce Johnston's "Disney Girls," and a pre-Mamas & the Papas cut that she sang as part of the Big Three. ~ Richie Unterberger
- Country of Origin
- MCA (USA)
- Universal Distribution
- Cass Elliot
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Introduction / Cass Dialog
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Don't Call Me Mama Anymore
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Wild Woman
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] California Earthquake
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] It's Getting Better
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Lady Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Move in a Little Closer, Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Make Your Own Kind of Music
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Who's to Blame
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I Can Dream, Can't I?
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] New World Coming
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] One Way Ticket
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Good Times Are Coming, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Disney Girls
- [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] My Love
- [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Dialog / Intro
- [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] I'm Coming to the Best Part of My Life
- [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] Dream a Little Dream of Me
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
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