Divas of Pop

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
GNP Crescendo's Divas of Pop collection compiles 16 hits from the '60s, '70s, and '80s from the "Divas" who put them on the map. All in all, it's a pretty good spread, with icons like Dolly Parton ("9 to 5") and Aretha Franklin ("Spanish Harlem") rubbing shoulder pads with post-"new wavers" like the Go-Go's ("We Got the Beat"), Blondie ("Heart of Glass"), and Quarterflash ("Harden My Heart"). Toss in a little Dionne Warwick, Judy Collins, and Carly Simon and you've got yourself a decent outline of women in popular music in the late 20th century, though swapping out Bananarama's "Don't Sleep in the Subway" with the superior "Cruel Summer" would have made the end...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
GNP Crescendo's Divas of Pop collection compiles 16 hits from the '60s, '70s, and '80s from the "Divas" who put them on the map. All in all, it's a pretty good spread, with icons like Dolly Parton ("9 to 5") and Aretha Franklin ("Spanish Harlem") rubbing shoulder pads with post-"new wavers" like the Go-Go's ("We Got the Beat"), Blondie ("Heart of Glass"), and Quarterflash ("Harden My Heart"). Toss in a little Dionne Warwick, Judy Collins, and Carly Simon and you've got yourself a decent outline of women in popular music in the late 20th century, though swapping out Bananarama's "Don't Sleep in the Subway" with the superior "Cruel Summer" would have made the end results a tad sweeter.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/17/1996
  • Label: Gnp Crescendo
  • UPC: 052824224728
  • Catalog Number: 2247

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 You're So Vain (4:18)
  2. 2 9 To 5 (2:46)
  3. 3 Wedding Bell Blues (2:44)
  4. 4 Venus (3:50)
  5. 5 Don't Sleep In The Subway (2:59)
  6. 6 I Am Woman (3:24)
  7. 7 Both Sides Now (3:14)
  8. 8 Spanish Harlem (3:30)
  9. 9 Heart of Glass (3:26)
  10. 10 Brand New Key - Melanie (2:26)
  11. 11 I'll Never Fall in Love Again (3:03)
  12. 12 Heaven Is A Place On Earth (4:13)
  13. 13 Love Will Keep Us Together - Daryl Dragon (3:23)
  14. 14 Harden My Heart (3:35)
  15. 15 La Bas Two Step - Queen Ida (2:44)
  16. 16 We Got The Beat - The Go-Go's (2:30)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dolly Parton Vocals, Track Performer
Judy Collins Vocals, Track Performer
Marilyn McCoo Vocals
Helen Reddy Vocals, Track Performer
Toni Tennille Vocals, Track Performer
Dionne Warwick Vocals, Track Performer
Bananarama Track Performer
Blondie Track Performer
Belinda Carlisle Vocals, Track Performer
Petula Clark Vocals
Aretha Franklin Vocals, Track Performer
Melanie Track Performer
Quarterflash Track Performer
Carly Simon Vocals, Track Performer
Jane Wiedlin Guitar
The 5th Dimension Track Performer
Charlotte Caffey Guitar
Jack Charles Guitar
Rick Digiallonardo Keyboards
Daryl Dragon Track Performer
Siobhan Fahey Vocals
The Go-Go's Track Performer
Marv Ross Guitar
Rindy Ross Violin, Saxophone
Gina Schock Drums
Chris Stein Guitar
Ron Townson Vocals
Kathy Valentine Bass
Technical Credits
Neil Norman Executive Producer
Bob Fisher Digital Editing, Mastering
Marv Ross Composer
Jordana Gainsworth Art Direction
Michelle Eagle-Wolfe Licensing
Jeff Wolfe Liner Notes, Annotation
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