Greatest Hits, Vol. 1

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Liason's 1995 greatest-hits release for Rare Essence compiles many of the 12" and album mixes that were anthems on the Washington, D.C., go-go circuit throughout the '80s. Their over-the-top, high-intensity live shows had the reputation of being some of the most energetic performances on the circuit -- featuring extended workouts, audience call and response, and variations on signature tunes. Opening with their most well-known release, "Body Moves," and working through many a crowd favorite, this compilation serves as a wonderful introduction to those not only unfamiliar with Rare Essence, but those wholly uninitiated to the go-go sound....
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Liason's 1995 greatest-hits release for Rare Essence compiles many of the 12" and album mixes that were anthems on the Washington, D.C., go-go circuit throughout the '80s. Their over-the-top, high-intensity live shows had the reputation of being some of the most energetic performances on the circuit -- featuring extended workouts, audience call and response, and variations on signature tunes. Opening with their most well-known release, "Body Moves," and working through many a crowd favorite, this compilation serves as a wonderful introduction to those not only unfamiliar with Rare Essence, but those wholly uninitiated to the go-go sound.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/12/1995
  • Label: Liaison Records
  • UPC: 742951032029
  • Catalog Number: 320
  • Sales rank: 46,944

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Body Moves (5:09)
  2. 2 Back up Against the Wall (6:20)
  3. 3 Shoo-Be-Do-Wop (4:05)
  4. 4 Umm Umm Good - Chuck Brown (5:36)
  5. 5 Do You Know What Time It Is? (4:58)
  6. 6 Work the Walls (4:29)
  7. 7 Lock It (5:52)
  8. 8 Do the Mickey (5:58)
  9. 9 One on One (7:35)
  10. 10 Holy Ghost (4:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rare Essence Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Chuck Brown Track Performer
Technical Credits
Chuck Brown Producer
Quincy Jones Composer
James Banks Composer
Michael Hughes Producer
Michael Neal Composer, Producer
Rare Essence Composer, Producer
Eddie Marion Composer
Andre Johnson Producer, Executive Producer
Henderson Thigpen Composer
Donnell Floyd Producer
Big Mo Engineer
J. Karen Thomas Composer
Funk Jas Producer
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