The Very Best of Bobby Vee [EMI 2008]

The Very Best of Bobby Vee [EMI 2008]

by Bobby Vee


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The Very Best of Bobby Vee [EMI 2008]

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.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/24/2008
Label: Emd Int'l
UPC: 5099921322921
catalogNumber: 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
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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