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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
This features all of the Heartbeats and Shep & the Limelights' best recordings -- two groups with slightly different lineups and one strong constant: James Sheppard on lead vocals. The 40 tracks make this collection definitive, but some may balk at paying for two discs worth of material. Sheppard's smooth tenor was obviously a source of inspiration for George "Smitty" Smith, the Manhattans' original lead singer, who sang with a similar ache in his tenor. There are many timeless pieces here, most written by Sheppard, to warm your heart, including "A Thousand Miles Away," "Down on My Knees," "500 Miles to Go," "Three Steps From the Altar," "Our Anniversary," "Daddy's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
This features all of the Heartbeats and Shep & the Limelights' best recordings -- two groups with slightly different lineups and one strong constant: James Sheppard on lead vocals. The 40 tracks make this collection definitive, but some may balk at paying for two discs worth of material. Sheppard's smooth tenor was obviously a source of inspiration for George "Smitty" Smith, the Manhattans' original lead singer, who sang with a similar ache in his tenor. There are many timeless pieces here, most written by Sheppard, to warm your heart, including "A Thousand Miles Away," "Down on My Knees," "500 Miles to Go," "Three Steps From the Altar," "Our Anniversary," "Daddy's Home," and "What Did Daddy Do." A slow-song specialist, Sheppard did many up-tempo tunes with both the Heartbeats and the Limelights, making this a varied collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/21/1992
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431880524
  • Catalog Number: 8805
  • Sales rank: 264,452

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 A Thousand Miles Away (2:28)
  2. 2 People Are Talking (2:51)
  3. 3 Down on My Knees (1:56)
  4. 4 It's All Right With Me (2:24)
  5. 5 I Want to Know (2:07)
  6. 6 Hands off My Baby (2:21)
  7. 7 Your Way (2:39)
  8. 8 I Won't Be the Fool Anymore (2:19)
  9. 9 Darling How Long (2:34)
  10. 10 Lovin' Sickness (2:21)
  11. 11 When I Found You (1:59)
  12. 12 Sometimes I Wonder (2:16)
  13. 13 I Found a Job (2:32)
  14. 14 Rockin' & Rollin', Rhythm & Bluesin' (2:55)
  15. 15 After New Year's Eve (2:53)
  16. 16 One Day Next Year (2:19)
  17. 17 Oh Baby Don't (2:30)
  18. 18 500 Miles to Go (2:21)
  19. 19 Lonely Lover (2:09)
  20. 20 Hurry Home Baby (2:23)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Stars in the Sky (2:29)
  2. 2 Crazy for You (2:17)
  3. 3 Everybody's Somebody's Fool (2:47)
  4. 4 Have Rock Will Roll (2:33)
  5. 5 People Are Talking (2:44)
  6. 6 Be Mine, Be Mine (2:04)
  7. 7 Wedding Bells (2:56)
  8. 8 Tell Me (2:10)
  9. 9 Hydromatic Drive (2:15)
  10. 10 Two Loving Hearts (2:43)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Daddy's Home - Shep & the Limelites
  2. 2 One Week from Today - Shep & the Limelites
  3. 3 Three Steps from the Altar - Shep & the Limelites
  4. 4 Our Anniversary - Shep & the Limelites
  5. 5 Why, Why Won't You Believe Me - Shep & the Limelites
  6. 6 What Did Daddy Do? - Shep & the Limelites
  7. 7 Remember Baby - Shep & the Limelites
  8. 8 Gee Baby, What About You - Shep & the Limelites
  9. 9 This I Know - Shep & the Limelites
  10. 10 Ready for Your Love - Shep & the Limelites
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Heartbeats Primary Artist
Shep & the Limelites Track Performer
Technical Credits
The Heartbeats Contributor
Lionel Hampton Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Shep & the Limelites Contributor
Delroy Wilson Composer
William Miller Composer
James Sheppard Composer
Shane Sheppard Composer
Ace Adams Composer
Richard Wylie Composer
Anthony Hester Composer
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