Best of the Spencer Davis Group [EMI 1987]

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All Music Guide - Mark Allan
Somehow the same label issued two albums with the same name in the same year. This one, with 15 tracks, is vastly preferable to its 10-song counterpart. Both releases hit the high points with the irresistible "Gimme Some Lovin'," "I'm a Man," and others. With half as many tunes, though, this album includes the minor hit "Strong Love" and "Goodbye Stevie," written by the group to commemorate the departure of sensational singer and multi-instrumentalist prodigy Steve Winwood. "Waltz for Lumumba" presages the jazzier turns he would take with Traffic.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Allan
Somehow the same label issued two albums with the same name in the same year. This one, with 15 tracks, is vastly preferable to its 10-song counterpart. Both releases hit the high points with the irresistible "Gimme Some Lovin'," "I'm a Man," and others. With half as many tunes, though, this album includes the minor hit "Strong Love" and "Goodbye Stevie," written by the group to commemorate the departure of sensational singer and multi-instrumentalist prodigy Steve Winwood. "Waltz for Lumumba" presages the jazzier turns he would take with Traffic.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 077774659826
  • Catalog Number: 46598
  • Sales rank: 41,857

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Spencer Davis Group Primary Artist
Spencer Davis Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Vocals
Steve Winwood Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Muff Winwood Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Pete York Drums
Technical Credits
The Spencer Davis Group Composer
Mick Jones Composer
Joe Strummer Composer
Steve Winwood Composer
Joe Henry Composer
Allen Collins Composer
Jackie Edwards Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Jimmy Miller Composer, Producer
Chris Blackwell Producer
Mary Brown Composer
Ed Cobb Composer
Sammy Davis Jr. Composer
J. Edwards Composer
Brenda Holloway Composer
Deadric Malone Composer
Steve McAllister Composer
Ed Silvers Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Ronnie Van Zant Composer
Muff Winwood Composer
Pete York Composer
Alan Warner Liner Notes
Scott McKnight Composer
Traditional Composer
J. Edwards Composer
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