The Very Best of Jesse Colin Young [Artemis]

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This two-disc collection entitled The Very Best of Jesse Colin Young features 34 cuts. Most of them are remastered versions of tunes from his classic catalog, including performances with the Youngbloods, while some are from the albums listeners have come to love over the years: Songbird, Song for Juli, On the Road, Love on the Wing, and others. Then there are new tracks -- including a redone "Darkness, Darkness" and "Lovin' You" -- that only appear here, along with cuts from Young's latter period on albums like Living in Paradise and Swept Away, as well as the upcoming single "Sweet Good Times" from his forthcoming disc. In all, it's a satisfying collection, though fans will...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This two-disc collection entitled The Very Best of Jesse Colin Young features 34 cuts. Most of them are remastered versions of tunes from his classic catalog, including performances with the Youngbloods, while some are from the albums listeners have come to love over the years: Songbird, Song for Juli, On the Road, Love on the Wing, and others. Then there are new tracks -- including a redone "Darkness, Darkness" and "Lovin' You" -- that only appear here, along with cuts from Young's latter period on albums like Living in Paradise and Swept Away, as well as the upcoming single "Sweet Good Times" from his forthcoming disc. In all, it's a satisfying collection, though fans will certainly have problems with what was left off.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/4/2005
  • Label: Artemis Records
  • UPC: 699675172527
  • Catalog Number: 51725

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hey Babe (2:42)
  2. 2 Get Together (4:38)
  3. 3 Sunlight (3:10)
  4. 4 Sugar Babe (3:38)
  5. 5 Good Times (4:21)
  6. 6 It's a Lovely Day (3:13)
  7. 7 Ridgetop (7:02)
  8. 8 Song for Juli (4:59)
  9. 9 California Child (2:24)
  10. 10 Light Shine (5:25)
  11. 11 Songbird (4:17)
  12. 12 Before You Came (6:09)
  13. 13 Higher & Higher (3:18)
  14. 14 The Peace Song (4:39)
  15. 15 Miss Hesitation (6:34)
  16. 16 T-Bone Shuffle (6:08)
  17. 17 Darkness, Darkness (3:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Eyes on the Prize (3:23)
  2. 2 Four in the Morning (3:57)
  3. 3 Sometimes (2:52)
  4. 4 Grey Day (11:19)
  5. 5 Workin' (5:07)
  6. 6 The Perfect Stranger (4:35)
  7. 7 Fight for It (3:53)
  8. 8 The Highway Is for Heroes (5:41)
  9. 9 Do It Slow (4:23)
  10. 10 Desire (4:30)
  11. 11 Swept Away (4:25)
  12. 12 Makin' It Real (5:04)
  13. 13 You Are the One (3:37)
  14. 14 Lovin' You (3:47)
  15. 15 Living in Paradise (3:23)
  16. 16 Imagine/What's Going On (4:15)
  17. 17 Sweet Good Times (3:30)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jesse Colin Young Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Rhythm Guitar, Ukulele, Vocals, Slide Guitar, Fretless Bass Guitar
David Hayes Bass, Vocal Harmony
Steve Kindler Violin
Carly Simon Vocals
Victor Feldman Percussion
Robben Ford Guitar, Soloist
Mel Martin Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Andy Narell Steel Drums
Rex Allen Jr. Trombone
Larry Mitchell Guitar
Nicolette Larson Vocal Harmony
Peter Welker Trumpet
Joe Bauer Conga, Drums
Jerry Corbitt Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Ray Brinker Drums
Kelly Bryan Bass
Jerry Cortez Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Dallis Craft Vocal Harmony
Bill Cuomo Synthesizer, Keyboards
Marty David Bass
Hank DeVito Pedal Steel Guitar, Steel Guitar
Myron Dove Bass
Sheila Escovedo Tambourine
Everett Farey Horn
Tim Haggerty Organ, Synthesizer, Keyboards
Tom Harrell Trumpet
Michael James Jackson Percussion
Scott Lawrence Piano, Keyboards, Vocal Harmony
Josh Leo Electric Guitar
Gordon Messick Trombone
Jeff Myer Percussion, Conga, Drums, Tambourine
Pat O'Hara Trombone
Felix Pappalardi Vocal Harmony
Dean Parks Acoustic Guitar
Mike Porcaro Bass
Tom Politzer Saxophone
Jim Rothermel Clarinet, Flute, Harmonica, Horn, Piccolo, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Wind, ARP, Soloist
Michael Spiro Percussion
Carlos Vega Drums
John Wilmeth Trombone
Art Wood Drums
Zane Woodsworth Trumpet
Suzi Young Vocal Harmony
Chuck Peterson Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Leland Sklar Bass
Danny Uzilevsky Bass, Guitar
Mike Vanderhule Drums
Ethan Turner Percussion, Drums
Caz Macino Saxophone
Eddy Ottenstein Guitar
Ron Stalling Saxophone
Cheyenne Young Electric Bass
Julia Young Vocal Harmony
Betsy Curtis Vocal Harmony
Louis Pinault Percussion
Dylan Kai Electric Guitar
Aloha Theatre Choir Vocal Harmony
Jim Mairs Bass
Chris Mickie Guitar
Tom Shader Acoustic Bass
Chuck Bennett Trombone, Bass Trombone
Technical Credits
Marvin Gaye Composer
John Lennon Composer
Mel Martin Horn Arrangements
Jesse Colin Young Composer, Producer, Engineer, Liner Notes, drum programming
Wendy Waldman Composer
Dino Valente Composer
T-Bone Walker Composer
Jerry Corbitt Composer
Tom Anderson Engineer
Renaldo Benson Composer
Al Cleveland Composer
John Cuniberti Mastering
Bill Cuomo Arranger, Composer
Don Gehman Engineer
Michael James Jackson Producer
Chris Manning Producer, Engineer
Jim Nipar Engineer
Felix Pappalardi Producer, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Jim Rothermel Horn Arrangements
Bobby Scott Producer
Trent Strickland Engineer
Suzi Young Composer
Bruce Young Engineer
Charles E. Daniels Producer
David Bean Producer, Executive Producer
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