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Hard to Find 45's on CD, Vol. 8: 70's Pop Classics

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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Numerous hit-oriented collections have focused on various styles of '70s music from disco to classic rock, but Hard to Find 45's on CD, Vol. 8 is devoted to that decade's commercial pop in the broadest sense. Where else could you find Carl Douglas' "Kung Fu Fighting," Pilot's "Magic," and Hurricane Smith's "Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?" on one disc? A few songs are genuinely rare on CD, such as Boney M.'s "Rivers of Babylon" and Prelude's a cappella rendition of "After the Gold Rush." The remastering is excellent as usual for this label, with every track presented in true stereo and in the original single version. Considering how disposable this music is supposed to be ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
Numerous hit-oriented collections have focused on various styles of '70s music from disco to classic rock, but Hard to Find 45's on CD, Vol. 8 is devoted to that decade's commercial pop in the broadest sense. Where else could you find Carl Douglas' "Kung Fu Fighting," Pilot's "Magic," and Hurricane Smith's "Oh, Babe, What Would You Say?" on one disc? A few songs are genuinely rare on CD, such as Boney M.'s "Rivers of Babylon" and Prelude's a cappella rendition of "After the Gold Rush." The remastering is excellent as usual for this label, with every track presented in true stereo and in the original single version. Considering how disposable this music is supposed to be according to the conventional wisdom, it holds up very well 30 years later.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/25/2002
  • Label: Eric Collection
  • UPC: 730531151420
  • Catalog Number: 11514
  • Sales rank: 27,413

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Kiss You All Over - Exile (3:29)
  2. 2 Stumblin' In - Chris Norman (3:31)
  3. 3 Which Way You Goin' Billy? (3:23)
  4. 4 Last Song (3:12)
  5. 5 Oh, Babe, What Would You Say? (3:27)
  6. 6 Love Really Hurts Without You (3:01)
  7. 7 Kung Fu Fighting (3:16)
  8. 8 Right Back Where We Started From (3:14)
  9. 9 You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show) - Billy Davis (3:43)
  10. 10 My Angel Baby (3:31)
  11. 11 Fool (If You Think It's Over) (3:35)
  12. 12 Emotion (3:57)
  13. 13 Right Time of the Night (2:52)
  14. 14 After the Gold Rush - Prelude (2:09)
  15. 15 Rivers of Babylon (4:21)
  16. 16 Beautiful Sunday (3:04)
  17. 17 Magic - Pilot (3:06)
  18. 18 Ebony Eyes (3:28)
  19. 19 Driver's Seat (3:44)
  20. 20 Love Is in the Air - John Paul Young (3:27)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Exile Track Performer
Marilyn McCoo Track Performer
Billy Ocean Track Performer
Chris Rea Track Performer
Jennifer Warnes Track Performer
Bob Welch Track Performer
Boney M. Track Performer
Edward Bear Track Performer
Maxine Nightingale Track Performer
Pilot Track Performer
Prelude Track Performer
Suzi Quatro Track Performer
Toby Beau Track Performer
Carl Douglas Track Performer
The Poppy Family Track Performer
Samantha Sang Track Performer
Hurricane Smith Track Performer
Sniff 'n' the Tears Track Performer
John Paul Young Track Performer
Daniel Boone Track Performer
Chris Norman Track Performer
Billy Davis Jr. Track Performer
Technical Credits
Brenton Dowe Composer
Hurricane Smith Composer
Frank Farian Composer
Harry Vanda Composer
Paul Grein Liner Notes
Tom Daly Producer
Ben Findon Composer
Leslie Charles Composer
George Reyam Composer
George Young Composer
S. McNaughton Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    OH! haven't heard this one in a long time

    Don't know who sniff and the tears are, but I love Driver's Seat!!

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