Best of the Later Years (1963-1975)

Best of the Later Years (1963-1975)

by Rick Nelson
     
 

On the surface, this would appear to have the advantage over its American counterpart (MCA's Best of 1963-75 compilation). It's got far more material, for one thing: 26 songs, which is 11 more than the domestic retrospective. There are a couple of significant omissions of tracks that appear on the U.S. set, though, most notably the moody See more details below

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On the surface, this would appear to have the advantage over its American counterpart (MCA's Best of 1963-75 compilation). It's got far more material, for one thing: 26 songs, which is 11 more than the domestic retrospective. There are a couple of significant omissions of tracks that appear on the U.S. set, though, most notably the moody Billy Vera-penned "Mean Old World." Its absence from this anthology is inexcusable, as it was his best mid-'60s recording. Judgment calls aside, this does have the hits Nelson managed to squeeze in on Decca before the rise of the Beatles ("For You" and the great "Fools Rush In"), along with some rocking obscurities like "I Got a Woman" and "Gypsy Woman"; the ballads "The Very Thought of You," "I Wonder," and "There's Nothing I Can Say" are also quite good. After 1964 he slid into early country-rock, which veered from decent to dispensable. "Garden Party" is here, of course, but the additional late-'60s and early-'70s cuts not present on MCA's disc really don't add much.

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Product Details

Release Date:
09/23/1997
Label:
Ace Records Uk
UPC:
0029667167123
catalogNumber:
671

Tracks

  1. I Got a Woman
  2. String Along
  3. Gypsy Woman
  4. Everytime I See You Smiling
  5. Fools Rush In
  6. For You
  7. Hey There, Little Miss Tease
  8. The Very Thought of You
  9. I Wonder (If Your Love Will Ever Belong to Me)
  10. Love Is the Sweetest Thing
  11. There's Nothing I Can Say
  12. I'm Talking About You
  13. Truck Drivin' Man
  14. Night Train to Memphis
  15. Mystery Train
  16. Don't Blame It on Your Wife
  17. For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her
  18. Stop by My Window
  19. She Belongs to Me
  20. Hello Mary Lou
  21. I'm Walkin'
  22. Look at Mary
  23. Feel So Good (Feel So Fine)
  24. Garden Party
  25. I Don't Want to Be Lonely Tonight
  26. Rock & Roll Lady

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