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Chart Toppers: Rock Hits of the 60s

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Priority's Chart Toppers series is an excellent budget-line collection, offering a strong selection of 15 original hits, grouped by a specific theme and decade, on each disc. Chart Toppers: Rock Hits of the 60's combines rock & roll, British Invasion, girl group, blue-eyed soul, hard-rock, garage rock, psychedelic, folk-rock, R&B, soul, surf and pop-rock hits -- an eclectic bunch, to say the least, but the variety helps capture the feeling of the decade. A few of the songs haven't dated well, but for the most part, the selection of songs is terrific, albeit a little predictable. Among the highlights on the disc are the Kinks' "You Really Got Me," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Priority's Chart Toppers series is an excellent budget-line collection, offering a strong selection of 15 original hits, grouped by a specific theme and decade, on each disc. Chart Toppers: Rock Hits of the 60's combines rock & roll, British Invasion, girl group, blue-eyed soul, hard-rock, garage rock, psychedelic, folk-rock, R&B, soul, surf and pop-rock hits -- an eclectic bunch, to say the least, but the variety helps capture the feeling of the decade. A few of the songs haven't dated well, but for the most part, the selection of songs is terrific, albeit a little predictable. Among the highlights on the disc are the Kinks' "You Really Got Me," Steppenwolf's "Magic Carpet Ride," the Troggs' "Wild Thing," Chuck Berry's "No Particular Place to Go," Booker T. & the MGs' "Green Onions," the Zombies' "She's Not There," Bobby Fuller Four's "I Fought the Law," Status Quo's "Pictures of Matchstick Men," the Turtles' "Happy Together" and the Box Tops' "The Letter."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/26/1998
  • Label: Priority Records
  • UPC: 049925106329
  • Catalog Number: 51063
  • Sales rank: 125,123

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 You Really Got Me - The Kinks (2:15)
  2. 2 Magic Carpet Ride - Steppenwolf (4:28)
  3. 3 Wild Thing - The Troggs (2:36)
  4. 4 No Particular Place to Go - Chuck Berry (2:44)
  5. 5 Hang on Sloopy - The McCoys (3:03)
  6. 6 Green Onions - Booker T. & the MG's (2:55)
  7. 7 Mony Mony - Tommy James & the Shondells (3:20)
  8. 8 She's Not There - The Zombies (2:24)
  9. 9 G.T.O. - Ronny & the Daytonas (2:31)
  10. 10 I Fought the Law - The Bobby Fuller Four (2:19)
  11. 11 Pictures of Matchstick Men - Status Quo (3:10)
  12. 12 Leader of the Pack - The Shangri-Las (2:53)
  13. 13 Happy Together - The Turtles (2:58)
  14. 14 Save the Last Dance for Me - The Drifters (2:29)
  15. 15 The Letter - The Box Tops (1:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chart Toppers Primary Artist
Chuck Berry Track Performer
Booker T. & the MG's Track Performer
The Box Tops Track Performer
The Drifters Track Performer
The Bobby Fuller Four Track Performer
Tommy James & the Shondells Track Performer
The Kinks Track Performer
The Troggs Track Performer
The Turtles Track Performer
The Zombies Track Performer
The McCoys Track Performer
Status Quo Track Performer
Ronny & the Daytonas Track Performer
Bobby Fuller Track Performer
The Shangri-Las Track Performer
Steppenwolf Track Performer
Technical Credits
Wes Farrell Composer
Francis Rossi Composer
Michael Wilson Executive Producer
Bert Russell Composer
John Wilkin Composer
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