Great Men of Rock & Roll: The 60s

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All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Collectables' Great Men of Rock & Roll: The 60s gathers up 25 songs from the archives of EMI and the labels that fall under its umbrella, like Laurie and Capitol. They are all indeed songs by men; they are from the '60s, too. Great? You might draw the line before you include Bobby Goldsboro "Honey" or Freddie & the Dreamers "I'm Telling You Now" in that category. Rock & roll? Well, there isn't much rock or roll to Nat King Cole "Ramblin' Rose" or Rolf Harris "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport". Still, if you forget the title, what you are left with is a fairly enjoyable mishmash of styles and artists, including some truly great bands, artists, and songs, the Beach ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Collectables' Great Men of Rock & Roll: The 60s gathers up 25 songs from the archives of EMI and the labels that fall under its umbrella, like Laurie and Capitol. They are all indeed songs by men; they are from the '60s, too. Great? You might draw the line before you include Bobby Goldsboro "Honey" or Freddie & the Dreamers "I'm Telling You Now" in that category. Rock & roll? Well, there isn't much rock or roll to Nat King Cole "Ramblin' Rose" or Rolf Harris "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport". Still, if you forget the title, what you are left with is a fairly enjoyable mishmash of styles and artists, including some truly great bands, artists, and songs, the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations," the Spencer Davis Group's "Gimme Some Lovin'," Glen Campbell's "Wichita Lineman," and Dion's "Runaround Sue" being chief examples of greatness. With a little more care as to the pacing and lineup, this could have been a top collection. It is pretty good, though, and it does give a pretty decent feel as to what the men of the '60s were up to.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/25/2005
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431454428
  • Catalog Number: 4544

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Runaround Sue - Dion (2:43)
  2. 2 Good Vibrations (3:38)
  3. 3 Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann (2:25)
  4. 4 Come a Little Bit Closer - Jay & the Americans (2:48)
  5. 5 A Little Bit O' Soul (2:22)
  6. 6 Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying - Gerry & the Pacemakers (2:37)
  7. 7 A Hundred Pounds of Clay (2:21)
  8. 8 Honey (4:00)
  9. 9 A World Without Love - Peter & Gordon (2:40)
  10. 10 Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport (3:07)
  11. 11 This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis (2:17)
  12. 12 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me - Mel Carter (2:28)
  13. 13 Jean - Oliver (3:19)
  14. 14 Ramblin' Rose - Nat King Cole (2:50)
  15. 15 Sukiyaki (3:09)
  16. 16 Travelin' Man - Rick Nelson (2:23)
  17. 17 Walking to New Orleans - Fats Domino (2:01)
  18. 18 Snoopy vs. The Red Baron (2:42)
  19. 19 Gimme Some Lovin' - The Spencer Davis Group (2:59)
  20. 20 Bus Stop (2:56)
  21. 21 Surf City - Jan & Dean (2:28)
  22. 22 Goin' Out of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You (3:05)
  23. 23 Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell (3:03)
  24. 24 I'm Telling You Now - Freddie & the Dreamers (2:07)
  25. 25 Traces - Classics IV (2:47)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Al Kooper Composer
John Lennon Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Brian Wilson Composer
Steve Winwood Composer
Ellie Greenwich Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Graham Gouldman Composer
Mike Love Composer
Ernie Maresca Composer
Jimmy Webb Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Rolf Harris Composer
Teddy Randazzo Composer
Rod McKuen Composer
Jeff Barry Composer
Jan Berry Composer
Tommy Boyce Composer
Buddy Buie Composer
Les Chadwick Composer
Dion DiMucci Composer
Fats Domino Composer
Wes Farrell Composer
Bob Gaudio Composer
Phil Gernhard Composer
Emory Gordy Composer
Bobby Hart Composer
Irwin Levine Composer
Les Maguire Composer
Gerry Marsden Composer
Joe Sherman Composer
James Cobb Composer
Luther Dixon Composer
Spencer Davis Composer
Brian Garrity Composer
Bob Weinstein Composer
Robert Guidry Composer
John Carter Composer
Hashida Naramura Rokusuke Composer
Noel Sherman Composer
Bob Brass Composer
Bob Elgin Composer
Jerry Fuller Composer
Dick Holler Composer
Mitch Murray Composer
Al Fichera Liner Notes
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