British Invasion Masters

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
British Invasion Masters is a groovy little set of tunes by true British Invasion bosses, though not the ones who are usually celebrated. The Beatles, the Stones, the Who and the Kinks don't appear here; that said, the collection of cuts compiled is engaging, to say the least. From the Searchers' and their read of "Love Potion No. 9," and Marmalade's "Reflections of My Life," to psychedelic innovations like the Status Quo's only psychedelic single, "Pictures of Matchstick Men," and the mod master himself, Alan Price and his Set's inimitable version of "I Put a Spell on You." The enclosed DVD side of this DualDisc has some great stuff, too: there's the Sorrows doing "Take a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
British Invasion Masters is a groovy little set of tunes by true British Invasion bosses, though not the ones who are usually celebrated. The Beatles, the Stones, the Who and the Kinks don't appear here; that said, the collection of cuts compiled is engaging, to say the least. From the Searchers' and their read of "Love Potion No. 9," and Marmalade's "Reflections of My Life," to psychedelic innovations like the Status Quo's only psychedelic single, "Pictures of Matchstick Men," and the mod master himself, Alan Price and his Set's inimitable version of "I Put a Spell on You." The enclosed DVD side of this DualDisc has some great stuff, too: there's the Sorrows doing "Take a Heart," Donovan with "Catch the Wind," and the Tornadoes with in a BBC TV appearance playing "Telstar." Of all the items in this "masters" series, this is easily the best bet.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/31/2006
  • Label: Immergent
  • UPC: 676628453520
  • Catalog Number: 284535
  • Sales rank: 186,480

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love Potion Number Nine - The Searchers (2:08)
  2. 2 Baby Now That I've Found You - The Foundations (2:39)
  3. 3 Reflections of My Life - Marmalade (4:18)
  4. 4 In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry (3:34)
  5. 5 Silence Is Golden - The Tremeloes (3:10)
  6. 6 Telstar - The Tornadoes (3:21)
  7. 7 Pictures of Matchstick Men - Status Quo (3:13)
  8. 8 Catch the Wind - Donovan (2:19)
  9. 9 I Put a Spell on You - Alan Price Set (3:21)
  10. 10 Tossing and Turning - The Ivy League (2:30)
  11. 11 He's in Town - The Rockin' Berries (2:37)
  12. 12 Take a Heart - The Sorrows (3:15)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Matchbox - Carl Perkins
  2. 2 C.C. Rider - Carl Perkins
  3. 3 Glad All Over - Carl Perkins
  4. 4 Be Bop A-Lula - Carl Perkins
  5. 5 That's All Right Mama - Carl Perkins
  6. 6 Tribute to Elvis - Carl Perkins
  7. 7 Love Potion Number Nine - The Searchers
  8. 8 Baby Now That I've Found You - The Foundations
  9. 9 Reflections of My Life - Marmalade
  10. 10 In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry
  11. 11 Silence Is Golden - The Tremeloes
  12. 12 Telstar - The Tornadoes
  13. 13 Pictures of Matchstick Men - Status Quo
  14. 14 Catch the Wind - Donovan
  15. 15 I Put a Spell on You - Alan Price Set
  16. 16 Tossing and Turning - The Ivy League
  17. 17 He's in Town - The Rockin' Berries
  18. 18 Take a Heart - The Sorrows
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jannelle Guillot Voiceover
Technical Credits
Donovan Composer
Joe Meek Composer
David Price Producer
Chris Haynes Engineer
John Trickett Executive Producer
Thomas McAleese Composer
Traditional Composer
Ken Ramos Mastering
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