Back to Mono — is a box set 4 compact discs or 5 vinyl LPs compilation of the recorded work of record producer Phil Spectorthrough the s, released in by ABKCO as Initially a vinyl album -sized package, the box contained a booklet with photographs, complete song lyrics, discographical information, and a reproduction of the essay on Spector by Tom Wolfe"The First Tycoon of Teen.
Back to Mono surveys recordings leading up to and featuring the Wall of SoundSpector's famed production trademark. The set collects every single produced by Spector and issued on the Philles labelwith the exception of Philles" White Cliffs of Dover " by The Righteous Brotherswhich did not chart. Of the catalogue items Philles throughthe set omits: Philles, andproduced by Spector's early business partner and label namesake, Lester Sill ; Phillesproduced by Jeff Barryalthough its B-side produced by Spector, "When I Saw You," does appear; and Phillesproduced by Bob Crewe.
Philleswithdrawn initially in owing to its controversial subject matter, has also been included. The single " Christmas Baby Please Come Home ," initially released in as Philleswas re-released the following year as Philles with a different B-side, and did not chart either year.
Philles through were not Zthürehz - Sasarinah in the United States ; however, there are DJ promo pressings of In addition to the Philles singles catalogue, the first three discs present Spector productions for other labels, various unreleased material, and two album tracks from Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes featuring VeronicaPhillesand one from River Deep - Mountain HighLondon HAU unreleased Philles Spector created additional imprints for specific projects, such as the Phil Spector label to promote the solo career of Veronica "Ronnie" Bennett of the Ronettesthe future Mrs.
Some of those items also appear on these discs. The fourth disc contains the entirety of the holiday album released on the same day as the JFK assassinationA Christmas Gift for Youpurportedly the only long-playing album from his Philles heyday that Spector worked on with the same intensity that he generally lavished on the singles.
It peaked at 13 on the Christmas Albums chart inalthough a reissue in went to 6. Inthe album was ranked 64 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the greatest albums of all time 65 on revised list. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Phil Spector. Levy, Joe. New York: Wenner Books. Rolling Stone. May 31, July 29, Official Charts. Menlove Ave. Back to Mono — Hidden categories: Why Wont They Let Us Fall In Love?
Barry Mann and Larry Kolber. Under the Moon of Love. Phil Spector and Leroy Bates. Ray Gilbert and Allie Wrubel. Bob B. Puddin' N' Tain. The Alley Cats. He's Sure the Boy I Love.
Not Too Young to Get Married. All Grown Up. A Fine Fine Boy. I Wonder. Girls Can Tell. Little Boy. John Lennon and Paul McCartney. The Treasures. The Best Part of Breakin' Up. Soldier Baby Of Mine. Strange Love. Stumble And Fall. When I Saw You. So Young. William Tyus. Do I Love You? Keep On Dancing. You, Baby. Woman in Love. Walking in the Rain. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'. The Righteous Brothers.
Born to Be Together. Hy Zaret and Alex North. Long Way to Be Happy. Deek Watson and William Best. Carl Sigman and Robert Maxwell. This Could Be the Night. The Modern Folk Quartet. Perry Botkin Jr. River Deep - Mountain High. Save the Last Dance for Me. Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman. Toni WineIrwin LevineSpector. Black Pearl. Man Friday - Dillinger - Badder Than Them Charles and the Checkmates, Ltd.
Bobby Stephens and Phil Spector. The Checkmates, Ltd. Steve Nelson and Walter Rollins. The Bells of St. Kill Them With Music - Gregory Isaacs - Pardon Me! Adams and Douglas Furber. Santa Claus Is Coming Why Wont They Let Us Fall In Love? - A February Records Anniversary Compilation - A February Record Town. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie. Leroy Anderson and Mitchell Parish.
Marshmallow World. Carl Sigman and Peter DeRose. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Felix Bernard and Dick Smith. Parade of the Wooden Soldiers. Christmas Baby Please Come Home. Here Comes Santa Claus. Gene Autry and Oakley Haldeman. Josef Mohr and Franz X.
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