The Definitive Young-Holt Unlimited

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Throughout their career, Young-Holt Unlimited have been involved with timeless soul classics, but their catalog has sorely been neglected, without a definitive compilation of their finest moments until now. Thankfully, Brunswick had the good sense to emulate Sony's Essential series in packaging and scope, bringing a similar concept over to their label. This 20-cut offering features tracks from the early Young-Holt Trio days all the way up to the artists' mid- to late-'70s work. Unfortunately, two of their finest works, 1970's Mellow Dreamin' and 1971's Born Again, are overlooked, but those looking for "Wack Wack," "Dig Her Walk," "Ain't There Something Money Can't Buy," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Throughout their career, Young-Holt Unlimited have been involved with timeless soul classics, but their catalog has sorely been neglected, without a definitive compilation of their finest moments until now. Thankfully, Brunswick had the good sense to emulate Sony's Essential series in packaging and scope, bringing a similar concept over to their label. This 20-cut offering features tracks from the early Young-Holt Trio days all the way up to the artists' mid- to late-'70s work. Unfortunately, two of their finest works, 1970's Mellow Dreamin' and 1971's Born Again, are overlooked, but those looking for "Wack Wack," "Dig Her Walk," "Ain't There Something Money Can't Buy," and others remastered with a crisp, bright punch will be pleased by the sequencing and selections found herein. For casual fans, this is the only collection worth using as a starting point to explore the richness of the group's career.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2005
  • Label: Brunswick Records
  • UPC: 646953301223
  • Catalog Number: 33012
  • Sales rank: 42,195

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dig Her Walk (3:21)
  2. 2 Wack Wack (3:01)
  3. 3 Soulful Strut (3:01)
  4. 4 Baby Your Light Is Out (3:08)
  5. 5 Listen Here (4:12)
  6. 6 Country Slicker Joe (3:03)
  7. 7 Light My Fire (2:43)
  8. 8 Horoscope (2:40)
  9. 9 Good Vibrations (4:10)
  10. 10 Give It Up (2:44)
  11. 11 You Gotta, I Gotta (4:06)
  12. 12 Soulful Samba (2:30)
  13. 13 Funky Duck (3:12)
  14. 14 Funky Is as Funky Does (3:04)
  15. 15 Yum Yum (2:43)
  16. 16 Orient East (4:03)
  17. 17 Doing the Thing (2:40)
  18. 18 Just a Melody (2:20)
  19. 19 Young & Holtful (2:53)
  20. 20 Ain't There Something Money Can't Buy (2:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Young-Holt Unlimited Primary Artist
Isaac "Redd" Holt Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Brian Wilson Composer
Eddie Harris Composer
Eldee Young Composer
Ray Manzarek Composer
Eugene Record Composer
John Densmore Composer
A. Scott Galloway Liner Notes
Dennis Drake Mastering
Donald Storball Composer
Paul Tarnopol Executive Producer
Isaac "Redd" Holt Composer
Hysear Don Walker Composer
Kenneth Chaney Composer
Robby Krieger Composer
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