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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
The Music Machine's debut would have been a lot better if they'd let Sean Bonniwell write all of the songs. Yet it was, as was often the case at the time, divided between fine Bonniwell originals and dispensable covers of then-current rock hits. Which means that, side by side with excellent Bonniwell originals like "Talk Talk," "The People in Me," and "Trouble," you'll find lukewarm covers of Neil Diamond's "Cherry Cherry," the Beatles' "Taxman," and "96 Tears" though the slow, moody reading of "Hey Joe" is nice. Most of the Bonniwell songs were issued in much better company on the Rhino anthology, although one good one, the typically tortuous "Wrong," is only ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
The Music Machine's debut would have been a lot better if they'd let Sean Bonniwell write all of the songs. Yet it was, as was often the case at the time, divided between fine Bonniwell originals and dispensable covers of then-current rock hits. Which means that, side by side with excellent Bonniwell originals like "Talk Talk," "The People in Me," and "Trouble," you'll find lukewarm covers of Neil Diamond's "Cherry Cherry," the Beatles' "Taxman," and "96 Tears" though the slow, moody reading of "Hey Joe" is nice. Most of the Bonniwell songs were issued in much better company on the Rhino anthology, although one good one, the typically tortuous "Wrong," is only available on this album. [The CD was retitled and re-released in 2006.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/19/2006
  • Label: Big Beat Uk
  • UPC: 029667427128
  • Catalog Number: 271
  • Sales rank: 77,013

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Talk Talk (2:00)
  2. 2 Trouble (2:14)
  3. 3 Cherry Cherry (3:17)
  4. 4 Taxman (2:38)
  5. 5 Some Other Drum (2:34)
  6. 6 Masculine Intuition (2:11)
  7. 7 The People in Me (2:53)
  8. 8 CC Rider (2:33)
  9. 9 Wrong (2:18)
  10. 10 96 Tears (2:19)
  11. 11 Come on In (2:58)
  12. 12 Hey Joe (4:18)
  13. 13 Double Yellow Line (2:34)
  14. 14 Absolutely Positively (2:28)
  15. 15 The Eagle Never Hunts the Fly (2:50)
  16. 16 I've Loved You (2:48)
  17. 17 Talk Talk (1:58)
  18. 18 Trouble (2:14)
  19. 19 Cherry Cherry (3:13)
  20. 20 Taxman (2:36)
  21. 21 Some Other Drum (2:34)
  22. 22 Masculine Intuition (2:08)
  23. 23 The People in Me (3:00)
  24. 24 CC Rider (2:33)
  25. 25 Wrong (2:18)
  26. 26 96 Tears (2:20)
  27. 27 Come on In (2:56)
  28. 28 Hey Joe (4:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The People in Me (3:09)
  2. 2 Trouble (2:30)
  3. 3 Masculine Intuition (2:39)
  4. 4 The Eagle Never Hunts the Fly (4:19)
  5. 5 Sufferin' Succotash (2:40)
  6. 6 Worry (2:10)
  7. 7 No Girl Gonna Cry (2:05)
  8. 8 Smoke & Water (3:30)
  9. 9 I've Loved You (2:34)
  10. 10 Discrepancy (2:01)
  11. 11 Bottom of the Soul (2:04)
  12. 12 The Trap (2:28)
  13. 13 Absolutely Positively (2:09)
  14. 14 Somethin' Hurtin' on Me (2:55)
  15. 15 Affirmative No (2:32)
  16. 16 Talk Me Down (1:51)
  17. 17 Astrologically Incompatible (2:24)
  18. 18 Worry (2:15)
  19. 19 No Girl Gonna Cry (2:25)
  20. 20 Smoke & Water (5:49)
  21. 21 Talk Talk
  22. 22 Cherry Cherry
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Music Machine Primary Artist
Sean Bonniwell Rhythm Guitar, Horn, Vocals
Ron Edgar Drums, Vocals
Keith Olsen Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Doug Rhodes Bass, Flute, Horn, Keyboards, Vocals
Mark Landon Guitar
Technical Credits
Neil Diamond Composer
George Harrison Composer
Sean Bonniwell Composer, Author, Memorabilia, Photo Courtesy
Roger Armstrong Memorabilia, Photo Courtesy
Dick Bogert Engineer
Paul Buff Engineer
Ron Edgar Author
Keith Olsen Author
Doug Rhodes Author
Nick Robbins Mastering
Brian Ross Producer, Author, Memorabilia, Photo Courtesy
Alec Palao Liner Notes, Concept, Memorabilia, Photo Courtesy
Rudy Martinez Composer
Phil Smee Cover Design
Mark Landon Author, Memorabilia, Photo Courtesy
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