The Very Best of Classics IV [EMI]

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
A no-frills CD reissue of what was already a pretty frills-free vinyl anthology from the '70s, The Very Best of the Classics IV is not geared for the obsessive fan of Dennis Yost and crew, even assuming such people exist. The sound is serviceable, the liner notes non-existent, and the skimpy 26-and-a-half-minute running time is just barely on the right side of a gyp. On the other hand, for the casual fan who just wants decent-sounding versions of "Spooky," "Traces," and "Stormy" -- this Atlanta-based group's three mellow blue-eyed soul hits -- this is an inexpensive way to do just that. The other seven tracks contain no hidden gems, but they're perfectly serviceable, even...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
A no-frills CD reissue of what was already a pretty frills-free vinyl anthology from the '70s, The Very Best of the Classics IV is not geared for the obsessive fan of Dennis Yost and crew, even assuming such people exist. The sound is serviceable, the liner notes non-existent, and the skimpy 26-and-a-half-minute running time is just barely on the right side of a gyp. On the other hand, for the casual fan who just wants decent-sounding versions of "Spooky," "Traces," and "Stormy" -- this Atlanta-based group's three mellow blue-eyed soul hits -- this is an inexpensive way to do just that. The other seven tracks contain no hidden gems, but they're perfectly serviceable, even the cover of Bobby Hebb's maudlin "Sunny."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 077779147229
  • Catalog Number: 91472
  • Sales rank: 30,800

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Spooky (2:55)
  2. 2 Mary, Mary Row Your Boat (2:09)
  3. 3 Everyday With You Girl (2:34)
  4. 4 Change Of Heart (2:59)
  5. 5 Traces (2:48)
  6. 6 Stormy (2:50)
  7. 7 24 Hours Of Loneliness (2:07)
  8. 8 Something I'll Remember (2:34)
  9. 9 Soul Train (2:45)
  10. 10 Sunny (2:45)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Classics IV Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Jerome Kern Composer
Buddy Buie Composer
J.R. Cobb Composer
Mike Shapiro Composer
Harry Middlebrooks Composer
James B. Cobb Jr. Composer
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