The Very Best of Bobby Vee [EMI 2008]

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Starting out as a sort of low-cal version of Buddy Holly with the release of the "Rubber Ball" single in 1960, Bobby Vee had the looks, the voice, the hair and, most of all, the good sense to work with the Brill Building's finest and not rock the boat as he wracked up hit after hit in the first couple of years of the '60s, each one impeccably arranged and conceived. Along came the Beatles, of course, and everything on the pop music landscape changed overnight, but Vee had his run and made the most of it. This generous single-disc collection has all of his essential high points, including "Rubber Ball," the classic "Take Good Care of My Baby" from 1961, a beautifully ...
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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Starting out as a sort of low-cal version of Buddy Holly with the release of the "Rubber Ball" single in 1960, Bobby Vee had the looks, the voice, the hair and, most of all, the good sense to work with the Brill Building's finest and not rock the boat as he wracked up hit after hit in the first couple of years of the '60s, each one impeccably arranged and conceived. Along came the Beatles, of course, and everything on the pop music landscape changed overnight, but Vee had his run and made the most of it. This generous single-disc collection has all of his essential high points, including "Rubber Ball," the classic "Take Good Care of My Baby" from 1961, a beautifully orchestrated and arranged "Raining in My Heart," also from 1961, the brilliant "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" from 1962 and Vee's late decade "comeback" single from 1967, "Come Back When You Grow Up," all of which make this a fine and generous introduction to an unsung but frequently interesting and always professional singer.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/24/2008
  • Label: Emd Int'l
  • EAN: 5099921322921
  • Catalog Number: 213229

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bobby Vee Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Chuck Berry Composer
Eddie Cochran Composer
Buddy Holly Composer
Sonny Curtis Composer
Norman Petty Composer
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Jerry Capehart Composer
Bob Feldman Composer
Howard Greenfield Composer
Jack Keller Composer
John D. Loudermilk Composer
Peter Mew Mastering
Ben Weisman Composer
William Robinson Composer
Martha Sharp Composer
Benny Davis Composer
Charles Hardin Composer
Bill Tilghman Composer
Sylvester Bradford Composer
Blanche Carter Composer
Dotty Wayne Composer
Sonny West Composer
VanDyke Composer
Bob Celli Liner Notes
Scott Minshall Artwork
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