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100 Hits: Swinging 60s

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This generous five-disc set collects 100 mostly original recordings of '60s hits, including songs by the Animals, the Chiffons, Tommy James & the Shondells, and Cher. While the collection plays a bit fast and loose with the term "Swinging 60s" -- songs such as Little Eva's "The Locomotion," Bobby Vee's "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes," and Jan & Dean's "Surf City" come from before the decade really started to swing -- it still offers an eclectic and entertaining mix of British Invasion, girl group, bubblegum hits, and more. With highlights ranging from the Toys' "A Lover's Concerto" to Bobbie Gentry's "Ode to Billie Joe" and Jethro Tull's "Living in the Past," this is more ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
This generous five-disc set collects 100 mostly original recordings of '60s hits, including songs by the Animals, the Chiffons, Tommy James & the Shondells, and Cher. While the collection plays a bit fast and loose with the term "Swinging 60s" -- songs such as Little Eva's "The Locomotion," Bobby Vee's "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes," and Jan & Dean's "Surf City" come from before the decade really started to swing -- it still offers an eclectic and entertaining mix of British Invasion, girl group, bubblegum hits, and more. With highlights ranging from the Toys' "A Lover's Concerto" to Bobbie Gentry's "Ode to Billie Joe" and Jethro Tull's "Living in the Past," this is more interesting than the average '60s comp.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/13/2012
  • Label: 100 Hits
  • UPC: 654378710421
  • Catalog Number: 7871042
  • Sales rank: 54,741

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood - The Animals (2:30)
  2. 2 I Can't Let Go - The Hollies (2:25)
  3. 3 Sweet Talkin' Guy - The Chiffons (2:27)
  4. 4 Tell Him - The Exciters (2:25)
  5. 5 5-4-3-2-1 - Manfred Mann (2:00)
  6. 6 Mockingbird - Inez & Charlie Foxx (2:39)
  7. 7 Breakout - Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels (3:16)
  8. 8 Mony Mony - Tommy James & the Shondells (2:51)
  9. 9 The Boat That I Row - Lulu (2:51)
  10. 10 A Shot of Rhythm and Blues - Johnny Kidd & the Pirates (2:00)
  11. 11 Poison Ivy - The Paramounts (2:05)
  12. 12 The Locomotion - Little Eva (2:23)
  13. 13 It Might As Well Rain Until September - Carole King (2:26)
  14. 14 One Way Love - Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers (2:21)
  15. 15 Needles and Pins - Cher (2:39)
  16. 16 High Time - Paul Jones (2:13)
  17. 17 A Lover's Concerto - The Toys (2:40)
  18. 18 Rudi's In Love - Locomotive (3:14)
  19. 19 Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da - Bedrocks (3:01)
  20. 20 Tell Me What He Said - Helen Shapiro (2:48)
Disc 2
  1. 1 There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World) - Herman's Hermits (2:36)
  2. 2 I'm Telling You Now - Freddie & the Dreamers (2:07)
  3. 3 I'm the One - Gerry & the Pacemakers (2:18)
  4. 4 I'm Alive - The Hollies (2:26)
  5. 5 It's My Life - The Animals (3:07)
  6. 6 He's a Rebel - Vikki Carr (2:12)
  7. 7 He's So Fine - The Chiffons (1:55)
  8. 8 A Little Loving - The Fourmost (2:07)
  9. 9 Good Golly Miss Molly - The Swinging Blue Jeans (2:05)
  10. 10 Surf City - Jan & Dean (2:27)
  11. 11 Red Sails In the Sunset - Fats Domino (2:36)
  12. 12 Why Little Girl - Shane Fenton & the Fentones (2:08)
  13. 13 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes - Bobby Vee (2:35)
  14. 14 Poor Me - Adam Faith (1:46)
  15. 15 I'll Never Get Over You - Johnny Kidd & the Pirates (2:08)
  16. 16 Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard & the Shadows (2:01)
  17. 17 Walk Don't Run - The John Barry Seven (2:16)
  18. 18 Man of Mystery - The Shadows (2:02)
  19. 19 You're Driving Me Crazy - The Temperance Seven (3:55)
  20. 20 Somewhere - P.J. Proby (3:18)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Mellow Yellow - Donovan (3:41)
  2. 2 Tallyman - Jeff Beck (2:46)
  3. 3 Kites - Simon Dupree & the Big Sound (3:44)
  4. 4 Living In the Past - Jethro Tull (3:22)
  5. 5 Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry (4:14)
  6. 6 Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) - Cher (2:48)
  7. 7 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Band (3:33)
  8. 8 Gentle On My Mind - Bobbie Gentry (3:10)
  9. 9 Little Green Bag - George Baker Selection (3:25)
  10. 10 Sabre Dance - Love Sculpture (4:51)
  11. 11 The Cruel Sea - The Dakotas (2:15)
  12. 12 Jenny Take a Ride - Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels (3:23)
  13. 13 Hush - Joe South (3:46)
  14. 14 Under My Thumb - Del Shannon (2:47)
  15. 15 Daddy Rollin' (In Your Arms) - Dion (2:38)
  16. 16 My White Bicycle - Tomorrow (3:18)
  17. 17 Castle In the Sky - Simon Dupree & the Big Sound (2:46)
  18. 18 The Days of Pearly Spencer - David McWilliams (2:36)
  19. 19 Excerpt From a Teenage Opera - Keith West (4:28)
  20. 20 Good Morning Starshine - Oliver (3:38)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Come Tomorrow - Manfred Mann (2:45)
  2. 2 Jennifer Juniper - Donovan (2:42)
  3. 3 Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry & the Pacemakers (2:37)
  4. 4 To Sir With Love - Lulu (2:46)
  5. 5 Step Inside Love - Cilla Black (2:20)
  6. 6 The Time Has Come - Adam Faith (2:12)
  7. 7 To Know You is To Love You - Peter & Gordon (2:37)
  8. 8 Trains and Boats and Planes - Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas (2:49)
  9. 9 Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - Bobbie Gentry (3:06)
  10. 10 It Must Be Him - Vikki Carr (2:47)
  11. 11 Softly As I Leave You - Matt Monro (3:23)
  12. 12 Honey - Bobby Goldsboro (3:58)
  13. 13 To Make a Big Man Cry - P.J. Proby (2:53)
  14. 14 Summertime - Julie London (3:09)
  15. 15 Big Spender - Shirley Bassey (1:50)
  16. 16 Aquarius - Paul Jones (2:42)
  17. 17 Up Up and Away - Johnny Mann (2:32)
  18. 18 I'll Never Find Another You - The Seekers (2:42)
  19. 19 Blue Eyes - Don Partridge (2:28)
  20. 20 Thank U Very Much - The Scaffold (2:31)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck (2:56)
  2. 2 Up On Cripple Creek - The Band (4:33)
  3. 3 Games People Play - Joe South (3:35)
  4. 4 Abraham, Martin and John - Dion (3:21)
  5. 5 Runaway '67 - Del Shannon (3:27)
  6. 6 I'm the Urban Spaceman - Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band (2:24)
  7. 7 Strawberry Fields Forever - Tomorrow (3:59)
  8. 8 Breakfast On Pluto - Don Partridge (3:49)
  9. 9 Elusive Butterfly - Bob Lind (2:51)
  10. 10 Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) - Peter Sarstedt (4:43)
  11. 11 Sunshine Girl - Herman's Hermits (2:38)
  12. 12 Hanky Panky - Tommy James & the Shondells (2:53)
  13. 13 I'll Keep You Satisfied - Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas (2:07)
  14. 14 Hello Little Girl - The Fourmost (1:51)
  15. 15 It's Too Late Now - The Swinging Blue Jeans (1:52)
  16. 16 Nobody I Know - Peter & Gordon (2:30)
  17. 17 Kon-Tiki - The Shadows (1:55)
  18. 18 The Magnificent Seven - The John Barry Seven (1:59)
  19. 19 From Russia With Love - Matt Monro (2:35)
  20. 20 Wheels Cha Cha - Joe Loss & His Orchestra (2:10)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Aram Khachaturian Composer
Stephen Sondheim Composer
John Hartford Composer
Neil Diamond Composer
Carole King Composer
John Lennon Composer
Manfred Mann Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Ellie Greenwich Composer
Gilbert Bécaud Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Sonny Bono Composer
Walter Donaldson Composer
Bobbie Gentry Composer
Geoff Stephens Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Les Reed Composer
DuBose Heyward Composer
Don Partridge Composer
John Marascalco Composer
Dorothy Wayne Composer
VanDyke Composer
Jagger Composer
Bernard Jewry Composer
Di Mucci Composer
Haines Composer
Cordell Composer
Augustus Composer
MacDermot Composer
Sarstedt Composer
Bouwens Composer
Nitzsche Composer
Randell Composer
Marsden Composer
Pockriss Composer
McWilliams Composer
Pitney Composer
Linzer Composer
Maguire Composer
Leitch Composer
Benjamin Weisman Composer
Spector Composer
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