Manhattan Soul: Scepter, Wand and Musicor

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Manhattan Soul: Scepter Wand & Musicor collects tracks from the influential triad of independent labels that were based out of New York in the '60s and '70s. This isn't another compilation of hits by artists who recorded for the labels. You won't find Dionne Warwick, the Kingsmen, B.J. Thomas, or the Isley Brothers, as they are easily found on various primer collections. These 24 tracks boast lesser-heard but no less enjoyable cuts by the Shirelles, the Toys, and the Platters along with previously unissued songs "A Little Bit of Heartbreak" by Helen Henry, "The Same Change" by Jackie Moore, and "Stick by Me" by Ed Townsend. The fan of the eclectic soul labels will be ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Manhattan Soul: Scepter Wand & Musicor collects tracks from the influential triad of independent labels that were based out of New York in the '60s and '70s. This isn't another compilation of hits by artists who recorded for the labels. You won't find Dionne Warwick, the Kingsmen, B.J. Thomas, or the Isley Brothers, as they are easily found on various primer collections. These 24 tracks boast lesser-heard but no less enjoyable cuts by the Shirelles, the Toys, and the Platters along with previously unissued songs "A Little Bit of Heartbreak" by Helen Henry, "The Same Change" by Jackie Moore, and "Stick by Me" by Ed Townsend. The fan of the eclectic soul labels will be pleased with the rarities on this set, which also includes a great booklet with plenty of photos, label scans, and essays.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/8/2011
  • Label: Kent Records Uk
  • UPC: 029667234726
  • Catalog Number: 6723472
  • Sales rank: 187,928

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 That's No Way To Treat a Girl - Marie Knight (2:40)
  2. 2 I Want a Guarantee - Maxine Brown (2:17)
  3. 3 It's a Dream I've Always Had - Porgy & The Monarchs (2:46)
  4. 4 I Love You 1,000 Times - The Platters (2:44)
  5. 5 Take My Love Along With You - The Tabs (2:34)
  6. 6 A Little Bit of Heartbreak - Helen Henry (2:27)
  7. 7 Stick By Me - Ed Townsend (2:08)
  8. 8 Afraid of Love - Johnny Maestro & the Crests (2:57)
  9. 9 Live On - J.B. Troy (2:00)
  10. 10 I've Got To Find Someone To Love Me - Jerry Fischer & the Nightbeats (2:32)
  11. 11 Millionaire - Lee Thomas (2:28)
  12. 12 Walking With Pride - Dan & the Clean Cuts (2:10)
  13. 13 Girl I Could Love You More - The Buckeye Politicians (2:57)
  14. 14 Will There Ever Be Another Love For Me - Winfield Parker (3:36)
  15. 15 Ain't No Love Lost - Patti Jo (3:18)
  16. 16 Sweeping Your Dirt Under My Rug - Ann Bailey (2:11)
  17. 17 The Same Change - Jackie Moore (2:54)
  18. 18 Speed Up - Betty Moorer (2:32)
  19. 19 Without Your Love - Diane Lewis (2:53)
  20. 20 One Time Too Many - The Shirelles (2:25)
  21. 21 You Got It Baby - The Toys (2:08)
  22. 22 Blast Off To Love - Douglas "Jocko" Henderson (2:12)
  23. 23 Diamond Ring - The Fabulous Dinos (2:14)
  24. 24 So Help Me Woman - George Tindley (2:18)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Jimmy Holiday Composer
Curtis Mayfield Composer, Producer
Don Ralke Arranger
Len Barry Producer
Daryl Hall Composer
Barbara Mason Composer
Van McCoy Composer
Jackie Moore Composer
Ray Dahrouge Composer
Nick Ashford Composer
Inez Foxx Composer
Leroy Glover Arranger
Paul Griffin Arranger
John Madara Composer, Producer
Gene Redd Composer
Nick Robbins Mastering
Tom Sellers Arranger
Bill Sheppard Composer, Producer
Garry Sherman Arranger
Valerie Simpson Composer
Ronnie Lewis Composer
Ady Croasdell Liner Notes, Photo Courtesy
Luther Dixon Composer, Producer
Herman Griffin Producer
Gilbert Moorer Composer
Tom Tom Arranger
Gilles Petard Photo Courtesy
Tony Bruno Composer
Ralph Bailey Arranger, Composer, Producer
Willie Denson Composer
Ken Shipley Photo Courtesy
Timothy Moore Composer
William Drain Composer
Malkin Producer
Richard Tufo Arranger
Bobby Martin Arranger
Josephine Armstead Composer
Johnny Northern Arranger, Composer, Producer
Victor Milrose Composer
Tash Howard Producer
R. Lisi Composer
Stan Kahan Producer
Robert Whitehead Composer
Jimmy Crosby Composer
Jerry De Clerco Engineer
Gwen Moore Composer
Edotha Croom Composer
Doyle Wyatt Composer
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