Beatles Beginnings, Vol. 5: The Star Club 1962-3

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All Music Guide - Mark Deming
No band exists in a vacuum, not even the most popular pop group of all time, and this compilation offers a look at the music that influenced the Beatles, as well as offering a look at their early contemporaries on the U.K. rock scene. Beatles Beginnings, Vol. 5: The Star Club 1962-3 includes 29 tunes that in some way tie into the Beatles' story: songs they covered during their barnstorming days before landing a record deal (Arthur Alexander's "Soldier of Love" and "Thumbin' a Ride" by the Coasters), some that they would records years later ("Mr. Moonlight" by Dr. Feelgood & the Interns), hits from U.K. acts that preceded the Fab Four on the charts ("I Remember You" by ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Deming
No band exists in a vacuum, not even the most popular pop group of all time, and this compilation offers a look at the music that influenced the Beatles, as well as offering a look at their early contemporaries on the U.K. rock scene. Beatles Beginnings, Vol. 5: The Star Club 1962-3 includes 29 tunes that in some way tie into the Beatles' story: songs they covered during their barnstorming days before landing a record deal (Arthur Alexander's "Soldier of Love" and "Thumbin' a Ride" by the Coasters), some that they would records years later ("Mr. Moonlight" by Dr. Feelgood & the Interns), hits from U.K. acts that preceded the Fab Four on the charts ("I Remember You" by Frank Ifeld, "A Picture of You" by Joe Brown), and selections from artists who crossed paths with the Liverpool boys (Roy Orbison, who is represented by "Dream Baby," headlined over the Beatles on one memorable British tour, while a show with Bruce Channel of "Hey Baby" fame led Channel's bandmate Delbert McClinton to give John Lennon an informal harmonica lesson). As a collection of vintage rock, pop, and R&B tunes, this is a fun listen, and it's also an enlightening guide to the people and songs who helped pave the way for the worldwide phenomenon the Beatles would launch within a few months.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/3/2013
  • Label: History Of Rnb Recs
  • EAN: 5060331750093
  • Catalog Number: 4
  • Sales rank: 22,132

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love Is a Swingin' Thing - The Shirelles (2:11)
  2. 2 Shot of Rhythm & Blues - Arthur Alexander (2:00)
  3. 3 Thumbin' a Ride - The Coasters (2:22)
  4. 4 Nobody But You - The Lafayettes (2:19)
  5. 5 If You Gotta Make a Fool - James Ray (1:56)
  6. 6 Soldier of Love - Arthur Alexander (2:19)
  7. 7 Dream Baby - Roy Orbison (2:34)
  8. 8 Mr. Moonlight - Dr. Feelgood (2:37)
  9. 9 Man with the Golden Arm - Jet Harris (2:09)
  10. 10 Bring It on Home to Me - Sam Cooke (2:44)
  11. 11 A Picture of You - Joe Brown (2:20)
  12. 12 Don't Ever Change - The Crickets (2:15)
  13. 13 I Remember You - Frank Ifield (2:05)
  14. 14 Reminiscing - Buddy Holly (2:00)
  15. 15 Sheila - Tommy Roe (2:02)
  16. 16 Beautiful Dreamer - Tony Orlando (2:16)
  17. 17 Hey Baby - Bruce Channel (2:23)
  18. 18 Open (Your Lovin' Arms) - Buddy Knox (1:54)
  19. 19 One Track Mind - Bobby Lewis (2:07)
  20. 20 What a Crazy World - Joe Brown (1:56)
  21. 21 There's No One in the World - Jackie Lee (2:19)
  22. 22 Where Have You Been All My Life - Arthur Alexander (2:45)
  23. 23 I Got to Find My Baby - Chuck Berry (2:16)
  24. 24 I Just Don't Understand - Ann-Margret (2:37)
  25. 25 Red Hot - Ronnie Hawkins (1:52)
  26. 26 Will You Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles (2:40)
  27. 27 The Sheik of Araby - Joe Brown (1:55)
  28. 28 Send Me Some Lovin' - Sam Cooke (2:46)
  29. 29 Sharing You - Little Eva (1:56)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Beatles Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Carole King Composer
Gerry Goffin Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Barry Mann Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Cynthia Weil Composer
Alan Klein Composer
John Marascalco Composer
Nick Duckett Sleeve Notes
Westberry Composer
Oakman Composer
Wilkin Composer
Denson Composer
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