The Ultimate Collection by Dusty Springfield (CD, Dec-2001, Hip-O)
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|Genre:||British Invasion, Oldies|
1. Silver Threads and Golden Needles
2. I Only Want to Be With You
3. Stay Awhile
4. Wishin' and Hopin'
5. I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself
6. All Cried Out
7. You Didn't Have to Say You Love Me
8. Not My Baby Oh No
9. All I See Is You
10. The Look of Love
11. What's It Gonna Be?
12. Son of a Preacher Man
13. Breakfast in Bed
14. The Windmills of Your Mind
15. A Brand New Me
16. Tupelo Honey
17. Mama's Little Girl
18. A Love Like Yours
19. Something in Your Eyes
20. What Have I Done to Deserve This?
|Playing Time:||62 min.|
|Contributing Artists:||Pet Shop Boys, Richard Carpenter|
|Producer:||Jerry Wexler, Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter, Richard Carpenter, Tom Dowd, Andy McKaie (Compilation), Arif Mardin, Roy Thomas Baker, Mike Ragogna (Compilation), Steve Barri, Stephen Hague, Jerry Ragovoy, John Franz, Roland Chambers, Ugene Dozier|
Personnel: Dusty Springfield (vocals); Dusty Springfield; Pet Shop Boys, Richard Carpenter , Tom Springfield.Liner Note Author: Jim Pierson.Arrangers: Richard Carpenter ; Trevor Veitch; William D. "Smitty" Smith; Thom Bell.Is Ultimate Collection the best Springfield collection? Well, no; it's missing several of her '60s British hits, like "Losing You," "In the Middle of Nowhere," "Some of Your Lovin'," "Little by Little," "Goin' Back," and "I'll Try Anything." Those are all found on Polygram's The Very Best of Dusty Springfield, the wholly '60s-oriented anthology that remains a superior overview of her best material. If you want something that extends a little wider chronologically, though, this 20-track set is still fine. Her biggest Transatlantic '60s hits are here, as are her one American early-'60s hit as part of the Springfields, "Silver Threads and Golden Needles"; some small hit American singles that don't always make it into her best-ofs, like "What's It Gonna Be?" and "The Windmills of Your Mind"; a few '70s songs, including a cover of Van Morrison's "Tupelo Honey" with an additional verse not contained on Morrison's version; and her big 1987 hit with the Pet Shop Boys, "What Have I Done to Deserve This?" The liner notes include detailed commentary on each track. ~ Richie Unterberger
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- showcase52Nov 16, 2011by
Takes me back in time. She has a lovely voice. My husband likes it very much as well. So nice to add it to our music collection. Our CD Jukebox holds 400 cds. Still have room for a few more.
- ussellgalAug 9, 2008by
Dusty Springfield ultimate collection
This was a very good quality sound production. Good choice of collections of songs. I would recommend anyone who loves the 60s music to get this one because it is great listening music. Brings back so many wonderful memories.
- ddawn51Jun 9, 2008by
Dusty was the best!
Dusty Springfield's songs transport me back to my teen years. Lots of good memeories. Great CD. I put it in my car and sing along to my heart's content. Nobody can sing "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me" like she did. Thanks for the memories.