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Things - The Singles Collection 1956-1962

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
2
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
26-05-2017
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Barcode:
604988083927
Packaging:
Brilliant Case (Jewel Case size, Holds 2 CDs)
Catalog Number:
JASCD839
Things - The Singles Collection 1956-1962
Things - The Singles Collection 1956-1962

Description

This 2CD set anthologises Bobby Darin's singles releases between 1956-1962, and includes two rare-as-hens-teeth promo's, and a couple of equally rare UK-only B-sides.

Darin was by far the classiest, most versatile singer of his era, and carved out parallel careers as an R&R singer, a teen idol and an interpreter/updater of show tunes, and what is now referred to as The Great American Songbook. 30 of the titles on this 64-track compilation were major US and/or UK chart records.

Includes R&R hits like 'Splish Splash', 'Early In The Morning', 'Queen Of The Hop', 'Mighty, Mighty Man', 'Plain Jane' and 'Dream Lover', alongside finger-snapping hit revivals of 'Mack The Knife', 'La Mer', 'Clementine', 'Bill Bailey', 'Lazy River', 'Nature Boy', 'You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby', and 'Baby Face'.

Plus classy mainstream Pop hits like 'I'll Be There', 'Artificial Flowers', 'Somebody To Love', 'Sorrow Tomorrow', 'Irresistible You', 'Multiplication', 'Things' and 'If A Man Answers', and finally, even R&B, viz his cover of Ray Charles' 'What'd I Say'.

The promo's and many of the rarer B-sides on this collection are exceptionally hard to find elsewhere on CD.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Rock Island Line
  3. Timber
  4. Silly Willy
  5. Blue-Eyed Mermaid
  6. Hear Them Bells
  7. The Greatest Builder
  8. Dealer In Dreams
  9. Help Me
  10. I Found A Million Dollar Baby
  11. Talk To Me Something
  12. Dont Call My Name
  13. Pretty Betty
  14. Just In Case You Change Your Mind
  15. So Mean
  16. Splish Splash
  17. Judy Dont Be Moody
  18. Early In The Morning (As The Rinky Dinks)
  19. Now Were One (As The Rinky Dinks)
  20. Queen Of The Hop
  21. Lost Love
  22. Mighty, Mighty Man (With The Rinky Dinks)
  23. Youre Mine (With The Rinky Dinks)
  24. Plain Jane
  25. While Im Gone
  26. Dream Lover
  27. Bullmoose
  28. Mack The Knife
  29. Was There A Call For Me
  30. La Mer (Beyond The Sea)
  31. Thats The Way Love Is
  32. Clementine
  33. Tall Story
  34. Shes tanfastic!
  35. Moment of love
  36. Down with love
  37. Bill bailey, wont you please come home
  38. Ill be there
  39. Beachcomber (as bobby darin at the piano)
  40. Autumn blues (as bobby darin at the piano)
  41. Thats how it went, all?right
  42. Artificial flowers
  43. Somebody to love
  44. Christmas auld lang syne
  45. Child of god
  46. Lazy river
  47. Oo-ee train
  48. Nature boy
  49. Look for my true love
  50. Theme from come september (as bobby darin & his orchestra)
  51. Walk bach to me (as bobby darin & his orchestra)
  52. You must have been a beautiful baby
  53. Sorrow tomorrow
  54. Irresistible you
  55. Multiplication
  56. Whatd i say (parts 1 & 2)
  57. Aint that love
  58. Things
  59. Jailer bring me water
  60. If a man answers
  61. A true, true, love
  62. Baby face
  63. You know how
  64. I found a new baby
  65. Keep-a-walking
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