Gettin' to Me

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Kent continued their long streak of releasing winning Northern Soul compilations with Gettin' to Me. A beautiful blend of Detroit soul and releases from other soul meccas Memphis, Philly, etc., it's easy to see why many of these releases were dance floor classics are being re-discovered and re-released on compact disc for the first time. And while a good many of these weren't anthems at the Wheel or the Wigan, they actually became re-and in some cases re-re- discovered at the all-nighters held in the late '80s and early '90s. The thumping basslines and pop-locking soul beats run rampant, from Ben E. King's previously unreleased opening number all the way through to the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Kent continued their long streak of releasing winning Northern Soul compilations with Gettin' to Me. A beautiful blend of Detroit soul and releases from other soul meccas Memphis, Philly, etc., it's easy to see why many of these releases were dance floor classics are being re-discovered and re-released on compact disc for the first time. And while a good many of these weren't anthems at the Wheel or the Wigan, they actually became re-and in some cases re-re- discovered at the all-nighters held in the late '80s and early '90s. The thumping basslines and pop-locking soul beats run rampant, from Ben E. King's previously unreleased opening number all the way through to the elegant goodbye from Esther Philips. Not the strongest of the Northern Soul releases, but definitely not one of the weakest either.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/2/2000
  • Label: Kent Records Uk
  • UPC: 029667218122
  • Catalog Number: 181
  • Sales rank: 190,200

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Gettin' to Me - Ben E. King (3:03)
  2. 2 If You Can't Be True (2:41)
  3. 3 Keep on Talking (2:28)
  4. 4 Slippin' Around (2:54)
  5. 5 My Love Is Getting Stronger (2:51)
  6. 6 Sly Girl (3:14)
  7. 7 A Thousand Wonders - Archie Bell & the Drells (1:51)
  8. 8 Both Ends Against the Middle (2:31)
  9. 9 Come on Baby and Hurt Me (2:10)
  10. 10 Find Me Somebody - Bobby Womack (3:00)
  11. 11 A New Day Begins (3:03)
  12. 12 This Is the Thanks I Get (2:24)
  13. 13 You'll Never Change (2:43)
  14. 14 Across the Street - Lenny O'Henry (2:14)
  15. 15 Cry No More - Ben E. King (2:50)
  16. 16 Sufferin' City (2:33)
  17. 17 Got to Get You Back (2:46)
  18. 18 Where Did I Go Wrong (2:22)
  19. 19 You My Love (2:09)
  20. 20 Lonely You'll Be (2:29)
  21. 21 I'll Be Loving You (2:19)
  22. 22 Thank You John (2:44)
  23. 23 Here Come the Tears (2:30)
  24. 24 In the Land of Make Believe - The Drifters (2:34)
  25. 25 Just Say Goodbye (2:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Oliver Nelson Conductor
Charles Calello Conductor
Bert Keyes Conductor
Garry Sherman Conductor
Anthony Bell Conductor
Technical Credits
Ivory Joe Hunter Composer
Curtis Mayfield Composer
Bobby Womack Composer
Oliver Nelson Arranger
Burt Bacharach Composer
Phil Hurtt Composer, Producer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Teddy Randazzo Composer, Producer
Dan Penn Composer
Bert Berns Composer, Producer
Artie Butler Arranger
Charles Calello Arranger, Composer
George Clinton Composer
Hal David Composer
Ray Ellis Arranger
John Ellison Composer
Wes Farrell Composer
Bert Frilot Engineer
Bob Gallo Producer
Rodgers Grant Composer
Leon Huff Composer, Producer
Bert Keyes Arranger
John Madara Producer
Huey P. Meaux Composer, Producer
Linden Oldham Composer
Wardell Quezergue Arranger
Jerry Ragovoy Composer
Joe Renzetti Arranger
Willie Schofield Composer
Garry Sherman Arranger
Gerald Sims Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Robert West Composer
Anthony Bell Arranger, Composer, Producer
Ady Croasdell Liner Notes
Marty Sanders Composer
Jacki Gore Arranger, Composer
Duncan Cowell Mastering
Edward Thomas Composer
Cal Thomas Composer
Wilson Turbinton Composer
Leon Mitchell Arranger, Composer
Victoria Pike Composer
LeBaron Producer
Bob McRee Composer
Melvin Davis Composer
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