The Best of the Girl Groups, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Picking up where the first volume left off, The Best of the Girl Groups, Vol. 2 contains 18 classics from the golden age of girl groups. These are hardly leftovers; if anything, it feels like a greatest-hits collection, thanks to songs such as "My Boyfriend's Back," "Sweet Talkin' Guy," "The Loco-Motion," "A Lover's Concerto," "Chains," "Popsicles and Icicles," "Tell Him," "Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby," "Easier Said Than Done," and "Johnny Get Angry." A few of these tunes may sound a little dated, but the startling thing about The Best of the Girl Groups, Vol. 2 is that the majority of the music sounds as fresh and exuberant as it did when it was ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Picking up where the first volume left off, The Best of the Girl Groups, Vol. 2 contains 18 classics from the golden age of girl groups. These are hardly leftovers; if anything, it feels like a greatest-hits collection, thanks to songs such as "My Boyfriend's Back," "Sweet Talkin' Guy," "The Loco-Motion," "A Lover's Concerto," "Chains," "Popsicles and Icicles," "Tell Him," "Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby," "Easier Said Than Done," and "Johnny Get Angry." A few of these tunes may sound a little dated, but the startling thing about The Best of the Girl Groups, Vol. 2 is that the majority of the music sounds as fresh and exuberant as it did when it was originally released. Which only reiterates the fact that this isn't just some of the best girl group pop ever made -- it's some of the best pop of any era.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/7/1990
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227098926
  • Catalog Number: 70989
  • Sales rank: 5,334

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 My Boyfriend's Back - The Angels (2:39)
  2. 2 Sweet Talkin' Guy - The Chiffons (2:27)
  3. 3 The Loco-Motion - Little Eva (2:27)
  4. 4 A Lover's Concerto - The Toys (2:42)
  5. 5 The Kind of Boy You Can't Forget - The Raindrops (2:11)
  6. 6 You Don't Know - Ellie Greenwich (3:17)
  7. 7 Chains - The Cookies (2:32)
  8. 8 Popsicles and Icicles - The Murmaids (2:33)
  9. 9 The One You Can't Have - The Honeys (2:00)
  10. 10 Tell Him - The Exciters (2:39)
  11. 11 Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby) - The Cookies (2:45)
  12. 12 I Met Him on a Sunday - The Shirelles (2:16)
  13. 13 Wonderful Summer - Robin Ward (2:29)
  14. 14 It Might as Well Rain Until September - Carole King (2:25)
  15. 15 You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry - The Caravelles (2:02)
  16. 16 Easier Said Than Done - The Essex (2:12)
  17. 17 I Love How You Love Me - The Paris Sisters (2:09)
  18. 18 Johnny Get Angry - Joanie Sommers (2:32)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Angels Track Performer
The Chiffons Track Performer
The Exciters Track Performer
Carole King Track Performer
The Shirelles Track Performer
Ellie Greenwich Track Performer
Joanie Sommers Track Performer
The Caravelles Track Performer
The Essex Track Performer
The Raindrops Track Performer
The Toys Track Performer
Robin Ward Track Performer
The Honeys Track Performer
The Cookies Track Performer
Little Eva Track Performer
The Murmaids Track Performer
The Paris Sisters Track Performer
Technical Credits
The Angels Contributor
The Chiffons Contributor
The Exciters Contributor
Carole King Contributor
The Shirelles Contributor
Ellie Greenwich Contributor
Joanie Sommers Contributor
The Caravelles Contributor
The Essex Contributor
The Raindrops Contributor
The Toys Contributor
Robin Ward Contributor
The Honeys Contributor
The Cookies Contributor
Bert Berns Composer
Harry Wayne "K.C." Casey Composer
Irwin Chusid Liner Notes
John Coltrane Composer
Little Eva Contributor
Richard Finch Composer
Bill Inglot Producer
The Murmaids Contributor
The Paris Sisters Contributor
Geoff Gans Art Direction
Eliot Greenberg Composer
Robert Feldman Composer
Barbara J. Baer Composer
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