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Best of '81 to '85

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All Music Guide - Eduardo Rivadavia
Though it may not seem like much time, the five short years during which they recorded for A&M Records marked the most consistent period of Y&T's unfortunate career. And though they would sign a new contract with Geffen thereafter, their subsequent, glam-drenched efforts would prove even less inspired. So while hardly all encompassing, Best of '81 to '85 will satisfy the curious fan better than any other package, save perhaps for their excellent live album, Open Fire. The band's drab studio technique notwithstanding, tracks like "Open Fire," "Hurricane," "Mean Streak," and "I Believe in You" make a strong, cohesive statement about the group's songwriting, if ...
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All Music Guide - Eduardo Rivadavia
Though it may not seem like much time, the five short years during which they recorded for A&M Records marked the most consistent period of Y&T's unfortunate career. And though they would sign a new contract with Geffen thereafter, their subsequent, glam-drenched efforts would prove even less inspired. So while hardly all encompassing, Best of '81 to '85 will satisfy the curious fan better than any other package, save perhaps for their excellent live album, Open Fire. The band's drab studio technique notwithstanding, tracks like "Open Fire," "Hurricane," "Mean Streak," and "I Believe in You" make a strong, cohesive statement about the group's songwriting, if not their performance.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/7/1990
  • Label: Fontana A&M
  • UPC: 075021530928
  • Catalog Number: 215309
  • Sales rank: 35,633

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 From the Moon (0:44)
  2. 2 Open Fire (4:11)
  3. 3 Hurricane (3:23)
  4. 4 Mean Streak (4:09)
  5. 5 Rescue Me (4:46)
  6. 6 Black Tiger (4:18)
  7. 7 Dirty Girl (5:06)
  8. 8 Forever (5:47)
  9. 9 Midnight in Tokyo (5:40)
  10. 10 Hang 'em High (5:32)
  11. 11 Lipstick and Leather (3:27)
  12. 12 Summertime Girls (3:27)
  13. 13 Beautiful Dreamer (4:05)
  14. 14 25 Hours a Day (4:09)
  15. 15 Barroom Boogie (4:32)
  16. 16 I Believe in You (7:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Y&T Primary Artist
Technical Credits
David Lee Roth Composer
Y&T Composer
Tom (Colonel) Allom Producer
Michael Anthony Composer
Kevin Beamish Producer
Phil Kennemore Composer
Ken Kessie Engineer
Geoffrey Leib Composer
Max Norman Producer
Chris Tsangarides Producer
Eddie Van Halen Composer
Bob Shulman Producer
Chuck Beeson Art Direction
Michael Faley Liner Notes
Scott Boorey Producer
Brian Slagel Liner Notes
David Sieff Producer
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