Underground Oldies, Vol. 7: Rare & Hard to Find

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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
The seventh volume of ITP Records' Underground Oldies series retains its strong tradition of featuring neglected soul oldies not often programmed on urban contemporary or classic soul radio. Texas, Chicano Soul Kings, and Sunny & the Sunliners' smooth, winning sounds never won a Grammy but they recorded a string of sweeties like "Sharing You"; the Escorts, singing prisoners, remake "Day by Day"; the Whatnauts, featuring Billy Garnett's ear-piercing falsetto, deliver their finest "I'll Erase Away Your Pain"; Barbara Mason has the blues on "You Can Be With the One You Don't Love"; and the Imperial Wonders, complete with Avon Wells' unearthly low bass growls, lay down ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
The seventh volume of ITP Records' Underground Oldies series retains its strong tradition of featuring neglected soul oldies not often programmed on urban contemporary or classic soul radio. Texas, Chicano Soul Kings, and Sunny & the Sunliners' smooth, winning sounds never won a Grammy but they recorded a string of sweeties like "Sharing You"; the Escorts, singing prisoners, remake "Day by Day"; the Whatnauts, featuring Billy Garnett's ear-piercing falsetto, deliver their finest "I'll Erase Away Your Pain"; Barbara Mason has the blues on "You Can Be With the One You Don't Love"; and the Imperial Wonders, complete with Avon Wells' unearthly low bass growls, lay down some Cleveland soul on "Turned Around Over You." There's more, 16 in all, including love stories by Sly, Slick and Wicked the L.A. group, not the Cleveland dudes, the Dynamics, Crosstown Express, and GQ's warm rendition of Billy Stewart's "Strange Feeling."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/14/1999
  • Label: Itp Records
  • UPC: 706636890724
  • Catalog Number: 8907
  • Sales rank: 12,016

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ooh I Love You - The Electrifying Cashmeres (3:03)
  2. 2 You Can Be With the One You Don't Love - Barbara Mason (4:23)
  3. 3 Run to Me - People's Choice (2:43)
  4. 4 Sharing You - The Sunliners (3:11)
  5. 5 Should I Let Myself Go - The Optimistics (4:15)
  6. 6 Isn't It Lonley - Hot Ice (3:25)
  7. 7 Day by Day (Every Minute of the Hour) - The Escorts (4:06)
  8. 8 Turned Around over You - The Imperial Wonders (4:31)
  9. 9 I'll Erase Away Your Pain - The Whatnauts (3:10)
  10. 10 Let Me Try - Crosstown Express (3:58)
  11. 11 We're Gonna Be Together - The Dynamics (3:23)
  12. 12 Storyteller - The Enticers (2:47)
  13. 13 Never Had a Girl Like You - Sly Slick & Wicked (3:18)
  14. 14 A Thousand Tomorrows - The Steelers (2:41)
  15. 15 Let's Fall in Love - The Spectrum (4:18)
  16. 16 Strange Feelings - GQ (2:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Barbara Mason Track Performer
The Dynamics Track Performer
The Whatnauts Track Performer
GQ Track Performer
People's Choice Track Performer
The Imperial Wonders Track Performer
Hot Ice Track Performer
Technical Credits
Paul "Joker" Parilla Artwork
Alan Beck Executive Producer
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