Hi-Lo's on Reprise

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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
The Hi-Lo's on Reprise reissues two of the Hi-Lo's albums on Reprise from 1963: The Hi-Lo's Happen to Bossa Nova and The Hi-Lo's Happen to Folk Songs. Both are uncharacteristic efforts that show the group's willingness to push the pop-vocal group format in new directions. The bossa nova album sets the quartet's harmonies to Brazilian beats and music, while the folk album applies traditional pop instrumentation and Four Freshmen-styled vocal arrangements to country and folk songs. The effect is unusual and over-the-top; hearing songs associated with unadorned, old-timey feel like "Turkey in the Straw". These songs, reconceived as citified pop dramas with wailing horns and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
The Hi-Lo's on Reprise reissues two of the Hi-Lo's albums on Reprise from 1963: The Hi-Lo's Happen to Bossa Nova and The Hi-Lo's Happen to Folk Songs. Both are uncharacteristic efforts that show the group's willingness to push the pop-vocal group format in new directions. The bossa nova album sets the quartet's harmonies to Brazilian beats and music, while the folk album applies traditional pop instrumentation and Four Freshmen-styled vocal arrangements to country and folk songs. The effect is unusual and over-the-top; hearing songs associated with unadorned, old-timey feel like "Turkey in the Straw". These songs, reconceived as citified pop dramas with wailing horns and gymnastic vocals, are truly a one-of-a-kind experience. These are among the last albums the Hi-Lo's made for Reprise before their comeback.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/2002
  • Label: Drg
  • UPC: 021471525625
  • Catalog Number: 5256
  • Sales rank: 174,435

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Carnaval (2:38)
  2. 2 The Gift (2:53)
  3. 3 Let's Go to Brazil (2:23)
  4. 4 A New Dream (3:10)
  5. 5 Gold Brazilian Sun (3:07)
  6. 6 One Note Samba (2:40)
  7. 7 The Duck (2:10)
  8. 8 Cry Your Sadness (2:46)
  9. 9 Desafinado (2:44)
  10. 10 Once Again (3:03)
  11. 11 Love and the Rose (3:04)
  12. 12 No More Blues (3:23)
  13. 13 Sixteen Tons - Billy May (2:55)
  14. 14 Turkey in the Straw - Billy May (2:02)
  15. 15 Careless Love - Billy May (2:22)
  16. 16 Cotton Fields - Billy May (2:33)
  17. 17 Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair - Billy May (3:40)
  18. 18 Ezekiel Saw de Wheel - Billy May (2:06)
  19. 19 Yellow Rose of Texas - Billy May (2:51)
  20. 20 Michael - Billy May (3:13)
  21. 21 Gotta Travel On - Billy May (3:07)
  22. 22 Cockles and Mussels (Molly Malone) - Billy May (3:53)
  23. 23 On Top of Old Smokey - Billy May (2:47)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Hi-Lo's Primary Artist
Billy May Track Performer
Chuck Sagle Conductor
Technical Credits
Joan Baez Composer
Paul Clayton Composer
Laurindo Almeida Liner Notes
Bob Florence Vocal Arrangements
Chuck Sagle Arranger
Richard Adler Liner Notes
Huddie Ledbetter Composer
Gene Puerling Vocal Arrangements
Alan Silverman Mastering
Ian Freebairn-Smith Vocal Arrangements
LuAnn Graffeo Art Direction
Dave Lazar Composer
Larry Ehrlich Composer
Traditional Composer
Tom Six Composer
Dave Lazer Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    good album

    this is a good album but it lacks in that the instrumental side men are not listed. there are some great players backing these guys, who are they?

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