Play the Hits

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Verve's Great Songs/Great Performances series is yet another attempt in a seemingly never-ending stream of them to repackage -- and hopefully resell -- their vast catalog of jazz, pop, Brazilian, Latin, and blues. They're super cheap in both cost and presentation, but the music is almost always stellar. The Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Play the Hits volume is no exception. It should be noted that there are no Mendes originals on the eight-track compilation -- "Mas Que Nada" and "Tim Tom Dom" aren't included. Instead, there are the smash versions that Mendes & Brasil '66 put onto the pop charts as they moved out of America's easy listening ghetto: "The Look of Love," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Verve's Great Songs/Great Performances series is yet another attempt in a seemingly never-ending stream of them to repackage -- and hopefully resell -- their vast catalog of jazz, pop, Brazilian, Latin, and blues. They're super cheap in both cost and presentation, but the music is almost always stellar. The Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Play the Hits volume is no exception. It should be noted that there are no Mendes originals on the eight-track compilation -- "Mas Que Nada" and "Tim Tom Dom" aren't included. Instead, there are the smash versions that Mendes & Brasil '66 put onto the pop charts as they moved out of America's easy listening ghetto: "The Look of Love," "Night and Day," "The Fool on the Hill," "With a Little Help from My Friends," "Scarborough Fair," etc. If all one is looking for are the hit covers, for the price, this one will do.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/13/2010
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602527411002
  • Catalog Number: 001441702
  • Sales rank: 137,381

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Primary Artist
Sergio Mendes Indexed Contributor
Technical Credits
Sergio Mendes Arranger, Producer
Herb Alpert Producer
Steve Cropper Composer
Art Garfunkel Composer
John Lennon Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Otis Redding Composer
Paul Simon Composer
Stephen Stills Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Hal David Composer
Jerry Moss Producer
Cole Porter Composer
Reuben Cohen Mastering
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