Save the Turtles: The Turtles' Greatest

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
The Turtles, led by the intertwined vocals of Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, sounded initially like a second-tier version of the Byrds when their version of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe" hit the radio in 1965, but by the time the band called it quits a couple of years later, they had developed into a smooth-sounding, good-natured pop group. This 20-track survey of the band's history, selected by Kaylan and Volman, hits all the key tracks, including "It Ain't Me Babe," a fine version of P.F. Sloan's "Let Me Be," the Ray Davies-produced "Love in the City," and the big pop hits "Happy Together" and "Elenore." A special treat is a previously unissued Chevrolet Camaro radio ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
The Turtles, led by the intertwined vocals of Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, sounded initially like a second-tier version of the Byrds when their version of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe" hit the radio in 1965, but by the time the band called it quits a couple of years later, they had developed into a smooth-sounding, good-natured pop group. This 20-track survey of the band's history, selected by Kaylan and Volman, hits all the key tracks, including "It Ain't Me Babe," a fine version of P.F. Sloan's "Let Me Be," the Ray Davies-produced "Love in the City," and the big pop hits "Happy Together" and "Elenore." A special treat is a previously unissued Chevrolet Camaro radio commercial that finds the Turtles gleefully hawking cars, complete with a voice cameo from Warren Zevon.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/21/2009
  • Label: Manifesto Records
  • UPC: 767004800226
  • Catalog Number: 48002
  • Sales rank: 372

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Turtles Primary Artist
Harry Nilsson Piano
Plas Johnson Saxophone, Soloist
Paul Beaver Moog Synthesizer
John Barbata Drums, Group Member
Chip Douglas Bass, Vocals, Group Member
Jim Horn Saxophone
Howard Kaylan Keyboards, Vocals, Group Member
Don Murray Drums
Al Nichol Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Electric Sitar, Group Member
Jim Pons Bass, Vocals, Group Member
Mark Volman Guitar, Conga, Vocals, Group Member
Chuck Portz Bass, Group Member
Jim Tucker Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Group Member
Don Murray Drums, Group Member
John Setter Drums, Vocals
Bob Jenkins Conga
Technical Credits
P.F. Sloan Composer
Gene Clark Composer
Bob Dylan Composer
Harry Nilsson Composer
The Turtles Audio Production
Ray Davies Audio Production
John Barbata Composer
Steve Barri Composer
Garry Bonner Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Chip Douglas Producer, Audio Production
Alan Gordon Composer
Bones Howe Producer, Audio Production
Bill Inglot Remastering
Howard Kaylan Composer, Reissue Producer
Gary Montgomery Composer
Al Nichol Composer
Jim Pons Composer, Collage
Ray Roberts Composer
John Seiter Composer
Mark Volman Composer, Reissue Producer
Joseph Wissert Producer, Audio Production
Warren Zevon Composer
Chuck Portz Composer
Lisa Sutton Art Direction
Jim McGuinn Composer
Ray Roberts Composer
John Williams Composer
Glenn Crocker Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Excellent Selections

    Ripped 12 selections to my computer. Good sound; includes all of the hits that I was looking for. Cheaper than downloading MP3's and you have the CD for your collection.

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