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The Best of Peaches & Herb: Love Is Strange

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The brief, but successful tenure of the original Peaches Francine Barker & Herb are recalled in the 16 tracks culled from the duo's 1966-1968 Date Records recordings, including their Top Ten pop hit "Close Your Eyes" and their Top Ten R&B hits "For Your Love" and "When He Touches Me Nothing Else Matters." Given the group's love ballad reputation, there are some surprisingly uptempo numbers here, but the focus is always on the vocal interaction between the two singers and their proclamations of romantic commitment, sometimes in the words of such Tin Pan Alley prototypes as Ted Koehler, Cole Porter, and Sammy Cahn. Record-company restrictions mean this set covers...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
The brief, but successful tenure of the original Peaches Francine Barker & Herb are recalled in the 16 tracks culled from the duo's 1966-1968 Date Records recordings, including their Top Ten pop hit "Close Your Eyes" and their Top Ten R&B hits "For Your Love" and "When He Touches Me Nothing Else Matters." Given the group's love ballad reputation, there are some surprisingly uptempo numbers here, but the focus is always on the vocal interaction between the two singers and their proclamations of romantic commitment, sometimes in the words of such Tin Pan Alley prototypes as Ted Koehler, Cole Porter, and Sammy Cahn. Record-company restrictions mean this set covers only the early hits, and business considerations keep it under 45 minutes all the releases in Legacy's Rhythm & Soul Series contain 16 tracks, which must indicate a ceiling on song publishing expenses, but within those parameters, this is a well-chosen collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/12/1996
  • Label: Sony Mod - Afw Line
  • UPC: 074646484227
  • Catalog Number: 64842
  • Sales rank: 86,171

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peaches & Herb Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Jimmy Wisner Conductor
Thom Bell Conductor
Herb Bernstein Conductor
Bert Keyes Conductor
Bobby Martin Conductor
Technical Credits
Billy Joel Composer
James Williams Composer
The Cryan' Shames Composer
Van McCoy Arranger, Producer
Jimmy Wisner Arranger
Thom Bell Arranger
Herb Bernstein Arranger
Adam Block Contributor
Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner Composer
Kenny Gamble Producer
Leon Huff Producer
Marshall "Rock" Jones Composer
Dave Kapralik Producer
Bert Keyes Arranger
Richard Rome Arranger
Billy Sherrill Arranger, Producer
Clarence "Satch" Satchell Composer
Tony Sellari Art Direction
Bobby Martin Arranger
Marvin Pierce Composer
Ken Williams Producer
Townsend Composer
William Beck Composer
Acklin Composer
Record Composer
Ralph Middlebrooks Composer
Davis Composer
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