Where The Girls Are Volume 5 Various Artists (Where The Girls Are)

£11.50

Availablity:
World
Genre:
Girls
Label:
Ace Records
Format:
CD
Catalogue Id:
CDCHD 823

This eclectic collection of girl group-style treasures from the Columbia vaults features a host of Brill Building rarities, most making their CD debut. The Brill Building lends its name to a generation ofNew Yorksongwriters, led here by Gerry Goffin & Carole King with songs performed by the Orchids, Peggy Lipton, Erma Franklin and Dorothy Jones. Boy genius Van McCoy is represented via offerings from the Sweet Things, Aretha Franklin and Sandi Sheldon. Elsewhere, the Pussycats sing Shadow Morton, Bernadette Peters performs Brute Force, Nancy Ames renders a great Bert Berns number and Marlina Mars gets to grips with the Burt Bacharach & Hal David songbook. Other writers showcased include husband and wife teams Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, plus Bob Crewe, Neil Diamond and Phil Spector. 

By Mick Patrick

Track listing

Side 1

  • 01
    Dressed In Black - The Pussycats

  • 02
    I Want Your Love - The Pussycats

  • 03
    They're Dancing Now - Patty Michaels

  • 04
    That New Boy In Town - Jan Tanzy

  • 05
    Let The Little Girl Limbo - Doris Day

  • 06
    My Boyfriend - Becky & The Lollipops

  • 07
    One Boy Tells Another - The Surfer Girls

  • 08
    That Boy Is Messing Up My Mind - The Orchids

  • 09
    Marching Home - Tracey Dey

  • 10
    Did You Get Your Fun - The Bootiques

  • 11
    Will You Care What's Hap'nin' To Me, Baby - Bernadette Peters

  • 12
    Wonderful World of Love - The Poppies

  • 13
    You're My Lovin' Baby - The Sweet Things

  • 14
    Sing Me A Love Song - The Glories

  • 15
    Gonna Make Him My Baby - April Young

  • 16
    Friends And Lovers Forever - Nancy Ames

  • 17
    The Harlem Tango - The Orchids

  • 18
    Takin' That Long Walk Home - Dorothy Jones

  • 19
    It's Love That Really Counts (In The Long Run) - Marlina Mars

  • 20
    Sweet Bitter Love - Aretha Franklin

  • 21
    You Can't Hurt Me No More - The Opals

  • 22
    The Right To Cry - Erma Franklin

  • 23
    Love Made To Order - The Little Foxes

  • 24
    Baby You're Mine - Sandi Sheldon

  • 25
    Wasn't It You - Peggy Lipton

  • 26
    Spanish Harlem - Laura Nyro and Labelle

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The fifth in Ace's stupendous series of femme pop. ★★★★★

Mojo

Recommended to all who enjoy 60's pop.

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