Short Shorts: Golden Classics

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All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
A hot 12-song collection with good sound and a first-rate cross-section of the Royal Teens' stuff, mostly for smaller labels, apart from the title track and the Capitol tunes. Those are worth the price by themselves, but there's not a bad, or even a second-rate song here except maybe the closing number, "Open the Door", even formula rockers like "Dottie Ann" played and sung with the kind of wild spirit and reckless abandon and even some libidinous energy that you hoped for every time you turned on the radio, if you were into rock & roll. Alternating with pretty doo wop style ballads like "Believe Me" and "My Kind of Dream," they make this disc a winner from beginning to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
A hot 12-song collection with good sound and a first-rate cross-section of the Royal Teens' stuff, mostly for smaller labels, apart from the title track and the Capitol tunes. Those are worth the price by themselves, but there's not a bad, or even a second-rate song here except maybe the closing number, "Open the Door", even formula rockers like "Dottie Ann" played and sung with the kind of wild spirit and reckless abandon and even some libidinous energy that you hoped for every time you turned on the radio, if you were into rock & roll. Alternating with pretty doo wop style ballads like "Believe Me" and "My Kind of Dream," they make this disc a winner from beginning to end, and worth owning even if you've already got the title track on a compilation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/30/1994
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431509425
  • Catalog Number: 5094
  • Sales rank: 36,672

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Short Shorts (2:14)
  2. 2 Royal Blue (2:07)
  3. 3 Little Trixie (2:13)
  4. 4 Why (2:09)
  5. 5 All Right Baby (2:23)
  6. 6 Believe Me (2:28)
  7. 7 My Memories of You (2:13)
  8. 8 Shamrock (2:39)
  9. 9 Dottie Ann (2:25)
  10. 10 Wounded Heart (2:14)
  11. 11 My Kind of Dream (2:24)
  12. 12 Open the Door (2:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Royal Teens Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Al Kooper Contributor
Tom Austin Composer, Contributor
Mike Barson Composer
J. Fred Coots Composer
Bob Gaudio Composer, Contributor
Joe Villa Composer, Contributor
Billy Dalton Composer
Mark Marymont Liner Notes
Bill Crandall Composer
Larry Qualiano Contributor
John Hasler Composer
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