The Best of the Penguins: The Mercury Years

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Best of the Mercury Years isn't all that it appears to be. Instead of presenting all of the Penguins' hit singles, it only presents the group's Mercury recordings, which means that neither of the two versions of "Earth Angel" on the disc are the original hit single versions, and that the remainder of their classic Dootone sides are missing. That's said, what is here is good, and may be of interest to hardcore doo wop collectors.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Best of the Mercury Years isn't all that it appears to be. Instead of presenting all of the Penguins' hit singles, it only presents the group's Mercury recordings, which means that neither of the two versions of "Earth Angel" on the disc are the original hit single versions, and that the remainder of their classic Dootone sides are missing. That's said, what is here is good, and may be of interest to hardcore doo wop collectors.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/16/1996
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 731453273528
  • Catalog Number: 532735

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Penguins Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Bill Levenson Executive Producer
George Treadwell Composer
Catherine Ladis Contributor
Jerry Rappaport Executive Producer
Bas Hartong Executive Producer
Lover Patterson Composer
Curtis Williams Composer
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