Mad Men: A Musical Companion (1960-1965)

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Mad Men: A Musical Companion (1960-1965) collects some of those years' best examples of vocal pop and rock & roll, with a little bit of soul, bossa nova, and jazz thrown in for good measure. This is a solid, enjoyable collection, bridging Ricky Nelson's "Travelin' Man," Marvin Gaye's "Ain't That Peculiar," and Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd's "Desafinado." While it doesn't quite capture the seismic cultural shifts of the Mad Men era, the collection does include a few slightly offbeat choices, such as Lloyd Price's "Lady Luck" and Brook Benton's "Frankie & Johnny," along with more expected tracks like Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual," Sonny & Cher's "I Got You ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Mad Men: A Musical Companion (1960-1965) collects some of those years' best examples of vocal pop and rock & roll, with a little bit of soul, bossa nova, and jazz thrown in for good measure. This is a solid, enjoyable collection, bridging Ricky Nelson's "Travelin' Man," Marvin Gaye's "Ain't That Peculiar," and Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd's "Desafinado." While it doesn't quite capture the seismic cultural shifts of the Mad Men era, the collection does include a few slightly offbeat choices, such as Lloyd Price's "Lady Luck" and Brook Benton's "Frankie & Johnny," along with more expected tracks like Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual," Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe," and Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs' "Wooly Bully."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2011
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 600753329726
  • Catalog Number: 001540002
  • Sales rank: 4,647

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Everybody's Somebody's Fool - Connie Francis (2:38)
  2. 2 Baby (You've Got What It Takes) - Dinah Washington (2:45)
  3. 3 Lady Luck - Johnny Preston (2:13)
  4. 4 Frankie & Johnny - Brook Benton (2:27)
  5. 5 I'm Comin' On Back To You - Jackie Wilson (2:20)
  6. 6 Gonzo - James Booker (2:25)
  7. 7 But I Do - Clarence "Frogman" Henry (2:19)
  8. 8 Travelin' Man - Rick Nelson (2:21)
  9. 9 Desafinado - Stan Getz (5:50)
  10. 10 Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel (2:23)
  11. 11 Rinky Dink - Dave "Baby" Cortez (2:51)
  12. 12 Swingin' Gently - Earl Grant (2:41)
  13. 13 Fly Me To the Moon - Joe Harnell (2:23)
  14. 14 Something's Got a Hold On Me - Etta James (2:47)
  15. 15 Most People Get Married - Patti Page (2:05)
  16. 16 A Swingin' Safari - Billy Vaughn (2:15)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Comin' Home Baby - Mel Tormé (2:44)
  2. 2 Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home - Ella Fitzgerald (3:24)
  3. 3 Wives and Lovers - Jack Jones (2:29)
  4. 4 King of the Road - Roger Miller (2:26)
  5. 5 You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You - Dean Martin (1:57)
  6. 6 You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry (2:42)
  7. 7 I Only Want To Be With You - Dusty Springfield (2:36)
  8. 8 That's the Way Boys Are - Lesley Gore (2:14)
  9. 9 Talking About My Baby - The Impressions (2:31)
  10. 10 Selfish One - Jackie Ross (3:18)
  11. 11 Doo Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann (2:22)
  12. 12 Shotgun - Junior Walker & the All-Stars (3:04)
  13. 13 Ain't That Peculiar - Marvin Gaye (2:59)
  14. 14 It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones (2:00)
  15. 15 Wooly Bully - Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs (2:20)
  16. 16 She's About a Mover - The Sir Douglas Quintet (2:22)
  17. 17 I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher (3:10)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Chuck Berry Composer
Ellie Greenwich Composer
Mort Shuman Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Raymonde Composer
Sonny Bono Composer
Domingo "Sam" Samudio Composer
McKinley Composer
Winley Composer
Ute Friesleben Producer
Benton Composer
Dorough Composer
Guidry Composer
Hawker Composer
Mendonca Composer
Gayten Composer
Barkan Composer
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