Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

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by Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band
     
 

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For over 20 years, Bob Seger was one of the best mainstream rock & rollers in America, developing a distinctive body of honest, hard-rocking songs. More songs than can be put on this single-disc set, unfortunately. While many of Seger's trademarks are here -- "Turn the Page," "Old Time Rock & Roll," "Night Moves" -- there is no "Rock and Roll Never Forgets," "Katmandu

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For over 20 years, Bob Seger was one of the best mainstream rock & rollers in America, developing a distinctive body of honest, hard-rocking songs. More songs than can be put on this single-disc set, unfortunately. While many of Seger's trademarks are here -- "Turn the Page," "Old Time Rock & Roll," "Night Moves" -- there is no "Rock and Roll Never Forgets," "Katmandu," "Shame on the Moon," or any of his pulverizing early records, when he was as tough as fellow Michigan rockers the MC5 and the Stooges; this is one time when a double-disc set would have held enough quality material. Nevertheless, what is here is fine and contains enough first-rate material to satisfy most fans.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/06/2013
Label:
Capitol
UPC:
0602537473014
catalogNumber:
001889302
Rank:
29

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band   Primary Artist
Pete Carr   Acoustic Guitar
Clydie King   Background Vocals
Rick Vito   Guitar,Slide Guitar
Martha Wash   Background Vocals
Doug Riley   Organ,Piano
George Jackson   Background Vocals
Bobbye Hall   Percussion
Drew Abbott   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Izora Armstead   Background Vocals
Dawayne Bailey   Acoustic Guitar
Barry Beckett   Keyboards
Ken Bell   Guitar
Roy Bittan   Piano
Ginger Blake   Background Vocals
Michael Boddicker   Synthesizer
Don Brewer   Drums
Rosemary Butler   Background Vocals
Sam Clayton   Percussion
Laura Creamer   Background Vocals,Harmony
Linda Dillard   Background Vocals
Venetta Fields   Background Vocals
Glenn Frey   Background Vocals
Craig Frost   Organ,Piano,Keyboards
Donny Gerrard   Background Vocals
Bob Glaub   Bass
Paul Harris   Organ,Piano
Roger Hawkins   Percussion,Drums
David Hood   Bass
Douglas Kibble   Background Vocals
Russ Kunkel   Percussion,Drums
Steve Lukather   Acoustic Guitar
Randy McCormick   Piano
Joe Miquelon   Electric Guitar
Tim Mitchell   Electric Guitar
Shaun Murphy   Background Vocals,Harmony
Jim Ed Norman   Conductor
Bill Payne   Organ,Synthesizer,Piano
Alto Reed   Saxophone
Bob Seger   Synthesizer,Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Electric Piano,Vocals,Background Vocals
Rhonda Silver   Background Vocals
Crystal Taliefero   Saxophone
David Teegarden   Percussion,Drums
Laurel Ward   Background Vocals
Luther Waters   Background Vocals
Oren Waters   Background Vocals
Waddy Wachtel   Guitar
Stanley Carter   Background Vocals
Jai Winding   Organ
Charlie Allen Martin   Drums
Jimmie Johnson   Rhythm Guitar
Billy Payne   Piano,Keyboards
Maxine Waters   Background Vocals
Tomo Thomas   Saxophone
Sharon Dee Williams   Background Vocals
Robyn Robbins   Organ,Keyboards,Mellotron
Julie Waters   Background Vocals
Chris Campbell   Bass
Jimmy Romeo   Saxophone
Shirley Mathews   Background Vocals
Howie McDonald   Guitar
James Lavell Easley   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Chuck Berry   Composer
George Jackson   Composer
John Arrias   Engineer
Jim Bruzzese   Engineer
Brian Christian   Engineer
David Cole   Producer,Engineer
Jimmy Iovine   Producer
Jerry Masters   Engineer
Steve Melton   Engineer
Jim Ed Norman   String Arrangements
Thom Panunzio   Engineer
Jack Richardson   Producer
Bob Seger   Composer,Producer
Gerard Smerek   Engineer
Bill Szymczyk   Producer,Engineer
Shelly Yakus   Engineer
Karen Miller   Cover Photo
Punch Andrews   Producer,Management
Tom Nikosey   Logo Design
Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section   Producer
Jeff Franklin   Booking
Jim Kaatz   Personal Assistant
Thomas E. Jones   Composer
Bill Blackwell   Tour Manager
Tommy Steele   Art Direction
Greg Hamm   Engineer
Wally Meyerwitz   Booking
Kim Lippert   Management
Julie Sherr   Management
Heather Stawinski   Executive Secretary
Gordy Paul   Lighting Director
Frank Copeland   Accounting

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Greatest Hits 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
ariesLF More than 1 year ago
product was delivered in excellent shape & quickly
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really like his music and you can't get it at any of the online music services. This album is a great compilation of his music.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Begun to roll down the tracks of the ''hard-earned success & glory'' after Mr.Bob Dylan, Mr.Van Morrison and The Rolling Stones; Mr.Bob Seger has not created as much as the aforementioned brave ''guards of rock''. But his heartfelt art has been comparable to theirs most of the time. This CD is a nice collection of his solid, mighty, beautiful and amicable songs (plus two covers) for fans who need to refresh their loyalty to him and for beginners who want to know his music. Nevertheless, almost seven years after its release, I still think that with the addition of the gorgeous hits such as ''Jody Girl'', ''The Fire Down Below'', ''Till It Shines'', ''Fire Lake'', ''Shame on the Moon'', ''American Storm'' and ''Take a Chance''; the album could have been far better than it is.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was great to hear all the old favorites from this cd. I had forgotten how much I liked these songs. Enjoy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Besides some old 1968-1974 stuff, and the obvious titles others have mentioned as being missing, some of his biggest hits came on soundtracks that have just vanished. What about "Shakedown", "Understanding", "Living in My Heart"? This guy has, or had, a heck of a career that has been ignored by his record label and by the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame". The "Lovin' Spoonful" are in but Seger isn't? Who's next, the "Monkees"? Seger's career has just vanished along with his early great LP's. No new material in over 8 years. Bob...come on, get off your butt and tour again, make a new album, do something...please.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, Heavy Music, Looking Back, Ivory, Lucifer, 2+2, East Side Story, Persecution Smith, Back in 72, Rosalie? All we get the tame Seger. It's like Seger and Capitol were so focused on not offending anybody that they deliberately negledcted, and continue to do so, his early out-of-print catalog. This guy needs an antholgy album.
MAJ_VABEACH More than 1 year ago
I have been a Bob Segar for a very long time..I have no clue as to why I waited so long to get this CD! It is the very best of one of the best artists in the business. All of the songs have memories wrapped in them and I really enjoyed reading the history provided by Bob Segar about each of the songs.
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