20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Brenda Lee

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Like any record company worth their salt, MCA knows a good gimmick when they see it, and when the millennium came around, 20th Century Masters -- The Millennium Collection wasn't too far behind. Supposedly, the millennium is a momentous occasion, but it's hard to feel that way when it's used as another excuse to turn out a budget-line series. But apart from the presumptuous title, 20th Century Masters -- The Millennium Collection turns out to be a very good budget-line series. True, it's impossible for any of these ten-track collections to be definitive, but they're nevertheless solid samplers that don't feature a bad song in the bunch. For example, take Brenda ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Like any record company worth their salt, MCA knows a good gimmick when they see it, and when the millennium came around, 20th Century Masters -- The Millennium Collection wasn't too far behind. Supposedly, the millennium is a momentous occasion, but it's hard to feel that way when it's used as another excuse to turn out a budget-line series. But apart from the presumptuous title, 20th Century Masters -- The Millennium Collection turns out to be a very good budget-line series. True, it's impossible for any of these ten-track collections to be definitive, but they're nevertheless solid samplers that don't feature a bad song in the bunch. For example, take Brenda Lee's 20th Century volume. Yes, there are some great songs missing, but what's here is terrific, including "I'm Sorry," "Sweet Nothin's," "I Want to Be Wanted," "That's All You Gotta Do," "Emotions," "Break It to Me Gently," "Dum Dum," "Everybody Loves Me but You," and "All Alone Am I." Serious fans will want something more extensive and neophytes would be best-served by better-chosen collections, but this disc is quite entertaining, considering its length and price. That doesn't erase the ridiculousness of the series' title, but the silliness is excusable when the music and the collections are good.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/17/1999
  • Label: Mca Nashville
  • UPC: 008817010724
  • Catalog Number: 70107
  • Sales rank: 9,571

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I'm Sorry (2:40)
  2. 2 Sweet Nothin's (2:22)
  3. 3 I Want to Be Wanted (3:04)
  4. 4 You Can Depend on Me (3:31)
  5. 5 That's All You Gotta Do (2:29)
  6. 6 Emotions (2:49)
  7. 7 Break It to Me Gently (2:37)
  8. 8 Dum Dum (2:26)
  9. 9 Fool #1 (2:26)
  10. 10 Everybody Loves Me But You (2:29)
  11. 11 Losing You (2:31)
  12. 12 All Alone Am I (2:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Brenda Lee Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Alan Freed Composer
Toy Caldwell Composer
Ronnie Self Composer
Kim Wilson Composer
Bo Diddley Composer
Owen Bradley Producer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
William "Poogie" Hart Composer
Andy McKaie Producer
Doug Schwartz Remixing
Manos Hadjidakis Composer
Joseph F. Laredo Liner Notes
Diane Lampert Composer
Kirby Stone Four Composer
Arthur Altman Composer
Pino Spotti Composer
Dub Albritton Composer
A. Testa Composer
Arnie Altman Composer
Kathryn R. Fulton Composer
Charlie Carpenter Composer
Ioann Idis Composer
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