Blue Eyed Soul [Mars]

Blue Eyed Soul [Mars]

     
 

The emphasis is more on "blue-eyed" than "soul" on this 14-track compilation -- how else to explain the inclusion of the Standells' garage-rock anthem "Dirty Water," John Cafferty's Springsteen-lite "Tough All Over," and Jeff Healey's blues-rock workout "Angel Eyes"? It's aSee more details below

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The emphasis is more on "blue-eyed" than "soul" on this 14-track compilation -- how else to explain the inclusion of the Standells' garage-rock anthem "Dirty Water," John Cafferty's Springsteen-lite "Tough All Over," and Jeff Healey's blues-rock workout "Angel Eyes"? It's a shame Blue Eyed Soul is so haphazardly compiled, because there are some great songs here -- the Spencer Davis Group's propulsive "Gimme Some Lovin'," the Foundations' faux-Motown classic "Build Me Up Buttercup," and Mitch Ryder's incendiary "Devil With a Blue Dress On/Good Golly, Miss Molly" among them -- but the set's inherent clumsiness, combined with some seriously questionable material, like the Clarence Clemons/Jackson Browne duet "You're a Friend of Mine" and Bruce Willis' "Respect Yourself," make it easy to pass up.

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Product Details

Release Date:
04/18/2000
Label:
Spy
UPC:
0644244401140
catalogNumber:
4011

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jackson Browne   Track Performer
Doobie Brothers   Track Performer
Fabulous Thunderbirds   Track Performer
Daryl Hall & John Oates   Track Performer
Soul Survivors   Track Performer
Standells   Track Performer
Bruce Willis   Track Performer
Clarence Clemons   Track Performer
Foundations   Track Performer
Spencer Davis   Track Performer
John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band   Track Performer
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels   Track Performer
Jeff Healey Band   Track Performer
Commitments   Track Performer
Kang Gang   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Hal Wilson   Art Direction
Randy Hudson   Mastering

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