Hopeless Romantic:Best of Billy Vera - (Import CD)
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- Jeff Baxter; Jerry Wexler; Jeff Palo; Jimmy Johnson; Jimmy Johnson; Jeff Baxter; Jerry Wexler; Jeff Palo; Billy Vera (Compilation)
- Hopeless Romantic: The Best of Billy Vera & the Beaters
Billy Vera: Billy Vera; Jimmy Johnson, Pete Carr (guitar); Brian Cumming, Jerry Peterson (saxophone); Chuck Fiore, Tommy Cogbill (bass guitar); Beau Segal (drums); Jim Ehinger, Gene Chrisman, George Marinelli, Ron Viola, Jeff Baxter, Ronnie Eades, Lon Price.
Personnel: Billy Vera (guitar, piano); Jimmy Johnson , George Marinelli (guitar); Jeff Baxter (steel guitar); Ron Viola, Ronnie Eades, Lon Price, Bryan Cumming (saxophone); Jim Ehinger (piano); Beau Segal, Gene Chrisman (drums).
Liner Note Author: Todd Everett.
Recording information: Cherokee Sound, Los Angeles, CA (01/1981-12/1981); Muscle Shoals Sound, Muscle Shoals, AL (01/1981-12/1981); The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA (01/1981-12/1981).
Authors: Billy Vera; Richard Foos.
The incidental use of his then years-old romantic ballad "At This Moment" on the 1980s TV show FAMILY TIES resulted in a mega-hit for Billy Vera that topped the charts in several genres. But listeners may not remember that Vera also had other big singles--like the buoyant rockabilly number "Millie, Make Some Chili," or the lovely country waltz title song. This comprehensive collection includes 14 Vera hits altogether, all distinguished by the singer's gruff, deep register that bursts often into sweet soulfulness.
- Country of Origin
- Shout! Factory
- Studio / Live
- Billy Vera
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Corner of the Night - (live)
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Someone Will School You, Someone Will Cool You - (live)
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Strange Things Happening - (live)
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] I Can Take Care of Myself - (live)
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Millie, Make Some Chili - (live)
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] At This Moment - (live)
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Here Comes the Dawn Again - (live)
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] I'll Be There for You - (previously unreleased)
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] I Want to Marry You - (previously unreleased)
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I'm All for You - (previously unreleased)
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] You Own It
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Private Clown
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Once in a Lifetime (Will Do)
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Hopeless Romantic
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- Record Collector (magazine) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The latter selections are particularly rewarding, particularly the ballad 'Once In A Lifetime' and the strings-enhanced title song. A terrific spotlight on Vera in his prime."
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