Capitol Gold: The Best of Ashford & Simpson

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Ashford & Simpson scored 33 entries on the R&B singles charts between 1973 and 1990, all but one of them on Warner Bros. or Capitol. This compilation licenses the two biggest hits from the duo's tenure at Warner, "It Seems to Hang On" and "Found a Cure," both of which hit the Top Ten, and features the eight Capitol titles that made the R&B Top 40 -- "Street Corner," "Love It Away," "High-Rise," "Solid," "Outta the World," "Babies," "Count Your Blessings," and "I'll Be There for You." There are also six tracks culled from the five Capitol albums, bringing the disc's time to over 71 minutes. In other words, this is about as comprehensive an overview of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Ashford & Simpson scored 33 entries on the R&B singles charts between 1973 and 1990, all but one of them on Warner Bros. or Capitol. This compilation licenses the two biggest hits from the duo's tenure at Warner, "It Seems to Hang On" and "Found a Cure," both of which hit the Top Ten, and features the eight Capitol titles that made the R&B Top 40 -- "Street Corner," "Love It Away," "High-Rise," "Solid," "Outta the World," "Babies," "Count Your Blessings," and "I'll Be There for You." There are also six tracks culled from the five Capitol albums, bringing the disc's time to over 71 minutes. In other words, this is about as comprehensive an overview of A&S's career as could be managed by one label on one disc. There are good biographical liner notes by compiler David Nathan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/23/1996
  • Label: Indent Series
  • UPC: 762185153628
  • Catalog Number: 80515

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ashford & Simpson Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Steve Glassmeyer Composer
Wood Newton Composer
David Nathan Liner Notes
Wayne Watkins Executive Producer
Tommy Steele Art Direction
Clark Duval Executive Producer
M. Skloff Composer
Eugene Mayo Golden Composer
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