The Rod McKuen Collection 1956-1994

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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
The Rod McKuen Collection 1956-1994 is an inexpensive box set that packages together five CDs that are otherwise available individually: At Carnegie Hall, Speaking of Love, At the Movies, The French Connection, and Early Harvest. The collections are unusually well done by Laserlight's standards; each disc has a generous number of original recordings and detailed liner notes. While At Carnegie Hall and Early Harvest are strong albums, the others are for serious fans only. An enormous amount of McKuen's music and poetry recitations are here, but most listeners would be better served by select discs from this set and the first two volumes of greatest hits collections on ...
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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
The Rod McKuen Collection 1956-1994 is an inexpensive box set that packages together five CDs that are otherwise available individually: At Carnegie Hall, Speaking of Love, At the Movies, The French Connection, and Early Harvest. The collections are unusually well done by Laserlight's standards; each disc has a generous number of original recordings and detailed liner notes. While At Carnegie Hall and Early Harvest are strong albums, the others are for serious fans only. An enormous amount of McKuen's music and poetry recitations are here, but most listeners would be better served by select discs from this set and the first two volumes of greatest hits collections on Laserlight.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/31/1992
  • Label: Delta
  • UPC: 018111599320
  • Catalog Number: 15993

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Overture: The World I Used to Know/Jean/Joanna/I'll Catchg the Sun/Lis (4:03)
  2. 2 Kaleidoscope (2:53)
  3. 3 Ally, Ally Oxen Free (2:15)
  4. 4 I'll Catch the Sun (2:36)
  5. 5 I've Been to Town (2:52)
  6. 6 Everybody's Rich But Us (2:35)
  7. 7 A Cat Named Sloopy (5:16)
  8. 8 Bend Down and Touch Me (2:43)
  9. 9 Joanna (2:00)
  10. 10 The Things Men Do (3:39)
  11. 11 Stanyan Street (5:10)
  12. 12 If You Go Away (4:32)
  13. 13 Seasons in the Sun (6:22)
  14. 14 Champion Charlie Brown (2:11)
  15. 15 Love's Been Good to Me (3:56)
  16. 16 Do It Yourself Protest Songs & Don't Ban the Bomb (3:10)
  17. 17 The Ivy That Clings to the Wall (3:47)
  18. 18 People on Their Birthdays (2:44)
  19. 19 The Complete Madame Butterfly (1:56)
  20. 20 Amsterdam (2:35)
  21. 21 Play Off: The World I Used to Know/Happy Birthday (2:12)
  22. 22 Jean (2:51)
  23. 23 Closing Remarks (1:00)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Pushing the Clouds Away (1:58)
  2. 2 Out Beyond the Window (2:53)
  3. 3 The Yellow Unicorn (3:06)
  4. 4 Stations & Trains (3:04)
  5. 5 Now I Have the Time (2:19)
  6. 6 Capri in July (2:06)
  7. 7 Kearny Street (3:00)
  8. 8 So Long San Francisco (3:06)
  9. 9 Cowboys/Cheyenne (3:55)
  10. 10 Jim Jann (1:48)
  11. 11 Six Songs for the Sun (5:26)
  12. 12 Gifts from the Sea (2:40)
  13. 13 While Drifting (1:47)
  14. 14 Night/A Newly Painted Bench (5:45)
  15. 15 The Art of Catching Trains (5:56)
  16. 16 To Watch the Trains (3:06)
  17. 17 Song Without Words (2:08)
  18. 18 Camera/Thread of Hope - Ondes Martenot (1:56)
  19. 19 So Long San Francisco (Reprise) (2:49)
  20. 20 Kearny Street (3:24)
  21. 21 Après Vous (1:16)
  22. 22 Hills Draw Nearer (1:16)
  23. 23 The Poet in Mid Song (4:00)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Pastures Green (3:04)
  2. 2 Flanders Field (1:50)
  3. 3 Run to Me, Fly to Me (1:59)
  4. 4 A Boy Named Charlie Brown (2:46)
  5. 5 Lonely Winter (5:07)
  6. 6 Petula in Green Waters (Lloyd's Room) (2:10)
  7. 7 Saturday Night in Knightsbridge (2:30)
  8. 8 When Am I Ever Going Home (3:59)
  9. 9 TheTinkling Piano in the Next Apartment (2:40)
  10. 10 To Know You Is to Love You (2:36)
  11. 11 Isn't It Something (2:50)
  12. 12 The Russians March on Berlin (2:30)
  13. 13 The Ivy That Clings to the Wall (3:26)
  14. 14 Jean (2:54)
  15. 15 And How (2:50)
  16. 16 Toward the Unknown (2:30)
  17. 17 Kiev (4:04)
  18. 18 So That We'll Remember (1:45)
  19. 19 Homeward (4:35)
  20. 20 Sweet Emily (Time) (2:40)
  21. 21 Birch Trees (Adagio for Orchestra & Piano) (9:12)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Solitude's My Home (3:20)
  2. 2 I Think of You (2:35)
  3. 3 Paris (2:32)
  4. 4 Natalie (3:17)
  5. 5 Je Viens de Loin (I've Been to Town) (3:00)
  6. 6 About the Time (3:00)
  7. 7 Les Bourgeois (3:12)
  8. 8 If You Go Away (4:05)
  9. 9 Des Milliers de Soldats (Soldiers Who Want to Be Heroes) (2:05)
  10. 10 The Far West (2:50)
  11. 11 To You (2:56)
  12. 12 The Far Side of the Hill (3:07)
  13. 13 Where Would I Be (2:29)
  14. 14 Les Amants de Coeur (The Lovers) (4:27)
  15. 15 The Women (4:00)
  16. 16 Blessings of the Day (2:58)
  17. 17 I'll Say Goodbye (Je Partirai) (2:36)
  18. 18 La Mer Sans Soleil (2:56)
  19. 19 Un Par Un (One by One) (2:00)
  20. 20 My Brother Edward (3:22)
  21. 21 Seasons in the Sun (2:40)
  22. 22 Without a Worry in the World (5:54)
  23. 23 Il Ya a Parfois des Souvenirs (The World I Used to Know) (3:00)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Advice to Folk Singers (2:12)
  2. 2 Colorado Trail (2:53)
  3. 3 Happy Is a Boy Named Me (1:53)
  4. 4 The World I Used to Know! (2:25)
  5. 5 The Intellectual Rag (1:52)
  6. 6 Sin (4:27)
  7. 7 Wayfarin' Stranger (1:05)
  8. 8 Shady Grove (2:01)
  9. 9 Time A-Gettin' Hard (2:36)
  10. 10 Doesn't Anybody Know My Name (2:44)
  11. 11 It Was a Very Good Year (2:20)
  12. 12 The Summer's Long (3:49)
  13. 13 Rose (3:19)
  14. 14 Many Summers Ago (3:57)
  15. 15 April People (2:40)
  16. 16 An Isle in the Water (3:22)
  17. 17 The Beautiful Strings (1:53)
  18. 18 I Never Go There Anymore (3:10)
  19. 19 The Lovers (5:52)
  20. 20 Baby, It's Cold Outside (5:00)
  21. 21 Ballad of the Sad Young Men (5:00)
  22. 22 Love, Let Me Not Hunger (3:30)
  23. 23 Movin' Down the Line (2:41)
  24. 24 Stay with Me (4:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rod McKuen Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Petula Clark Track Performer
Jacques Brel Track Performer
Eileen Farrell Track Performer
Don Lusher Trombone
Gilbert Bécaud Track Performer
Molly Bee Track Performer
Lennie Bush Bass
Roland Harker Guitar
Jim Lawless Percussion
Sidney Sax Concert Master
Eddie Tripp Bass
Johnny Dean Percussion
Les Compagnons de la Chanson Track Performer
Sidney Sharp Concert Master
Dougie Wright Drums
Sylvette Allart Ondes Martenot
Sheila Armstrong Harp
Technical Credits
Anita Kerr Producer
Rod McKuen Producer, Contributor, Liner Notes
Sonny Burke Producer
Milt Gabler Producer
Eddie Habib Producer
Wally Heider Engineer
Henri René Producer
Lee Herschberg Mastering
David Hubert Producer
Simon Jackson Producer
Dave Kapp Producer
Neely Plumb Producer
Ted Lobinger Digital Editing
Wade Alexander Producer
Jean Jacques Timmel Producer
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