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The Greatest Hits of Boots Randolph [Sony/BMG]

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Tenor saxophonist Boots Randolph released numerous instrumental country-pop albums on the Monument label throughout the '60s and '70s. Think of him as the Percy Faith of Nashville. Much like Mr. Faith, Randolph's choices of instrumentals were geared toward both the country and easy listening audience and included tunes like "Gentle on My Mind," "Hey Jude," "Stardust," and "Proud Mary." His earliest and biggest hit was "Yakety Sax," a takeoff on the Coasters' R&B smash of 1958, "Yakety Yak." Even those who don't know the name Boots Randolph will more than likely recognize his version of "Yakety Sax" as the theme to the BBC comedy The Benny Hill Show. If you're looking to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Tenor saxophonist Boots Randolph released numerous instrumental country-pop albums on the Monument label throughout the '60s and '70s. Think of him as the Percy Faith of Nashville. Much like Mr. Faith, Randolph's choices of instrumentals were geared toward both the country and easy listening audience and included tunes like "Gentle on My Mind," "Hey Jude," "Stardust," and "Proud Mary." His earliest and biggest hit was "Yakety Sax," a takeoff on the Coasters' R&B smash of 1958, "Yakety Yak." Even those who don't know the name Boots Randolph will more than likely recognize his version of "Yakety Sax" as the theme to the BBC comedy The Benny Hill Show. If you're looking to buy one Boots disc, this would be the one. [Sbme Special MKTS reissued the collection in 2008.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972394527
  • Catalog Number: 723945
  • Sales rank: 1,793

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Yakety Sax (2:03)
  2. 2 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (3:15)
  3. 3 Gentle on My Mind (2:48)
  4. 4 Stardust (3:43)
  5. 5 Big Daddy (2:43)
  6. 6 Hey Jude (4:00)
  7. 7 Charlie Brown (2:31)
  8. 8 Proud Mary (2:43)
  9. 9 Danny Boy (3:29)
  10. 10 Wabash Cannonball (2:33)
  11. 11 You've Lost That Loving Feeling (4:05)
  12. 12 The Shadow of Your Smile (3:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Boots Randolph Primary Artist
Technical Credits
John Lennon Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
A.P. Carter Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
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