This Is Fabian! (1959-61)

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All Music Guide - Greg Adams
It's true that Fabian couldn't sing, but that's really beside the point. He worked with talented instrumentalists and songwriters Mort Shuman and Doc Pomus to name a couple, rocked harder than the average teen idol, and stuck with material that didn't challenge his already challenged vocal talents. This Is Fabian collects 26 original recordings for the Chancellor label, including all ten of his Billboard hits. "Tiger," "Turn Me Loose," and "Hound Dog Man" are the ones people remember, but some of the non-hits are fine as well check out the amazing guitar solo on "Mighty Cold" for one example. Collectables has issued an equally generous Fabian anthology domestically, but This...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Adams
It's true that Fabian couldn't sing, but that's really beside the point. He worked with talented instrumentalists and songwriters Mort Shuman and Doc Pomus to name a couple, rocked harder than the average teen idol, and stuck with material that didn't challenge his already challenged vocal talents. This Is Fabian collects 26 original recordings for the Chancellor label, including all ten of his Billboard hits. "Tiger," "Turn Me Loose," and "Hound Dog Man" are the ones people remember, but some of the non-hits are fine as well check out the amazing guitar solo on "Mighty Cold" for one example. Collectables has issued an equally generous Fabian anthology domestically, but This is Fabian! remains a fine and comprehensive collection of his hit recordings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/20/1993
  • Label: Ace Records Uk
  • UPC: 029667132121
  • Catalog Number: 321
  • Sales rank: 6,922

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Tiger (2:31)
  2. 2 Turn Me Loose (2:22)
  3. 3 Got the Feeling (2:08)
  4. 4 Mighty Cold (To a Warm Warm Heart) (2:30)
  5. 5 Tomorrow (2:30)
  6. 6 I'm a Man (2:11)
  7. 7 Hypnotized (1:38)
  8. 8 Come on and Get Me (1:55)
  9. 9 Tongue Tied (1:47)
  10. 10 Gonna Get You (1:53)
  11. 11 Steady Date (2:21)
  12. 12 King of Love (1:51)
  13. 13 Stop Thief (1:59)
  14. 14 Hound Dog Man (2:14)
  15. 15 Lilly Lou (2:20)
  16. 16 Long Before (2:08)
  17. 17 Wild Party (2:01)
  18. 18 Shivers (2:18)
  19. 19 This Friendly World (2:01)
  20. 20 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down (And Write Myself a Letter) (1:54)
  21. 21 String Along (2:21)
  22. 22 A Girl Like You (2:09)
  23. 23 About This Thing Called Love (2:39)
  24. 24 Kissin' and Twistin' (2:38)
  25. 25 Love That I'm Giving to You (2:22)
  26. 26 Grapevine (2:30)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Fabian Primary Artist, Vocals
Peter DeAngelis Conductor
Technical Credits
Jeff Beck Composer
Al Grey Composer
Bob Welch Composer
Fred E. Ahlert Composer
Charles Strouse Composer
Mark Weitz Composer
Martin Charnin Composer
Harold Reid Composer
Bob Marcucci Producer
Joe Young Composer
Monique Mosee Composer
Stacy Fair Composer
Edward C. King Composer
Mark Johnson Composer
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