The Young Rascals – Collections (LP Atlantic – SD 8134, 09 Jan. 1967)
Production – The Young Rascals.
Genre: Garage Rock, Pop Rock, Blues Rock.
” Collections ” is the second album by the rock band The Young Rascals . The album was released on January 9, 1967 and peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard Top LPs chart.
This was the group’s first album to show his talent as composers, with six of the album’s songs written by the band members. The LP had two hits Top 20 USA, “I’ve Been Lonely Too Long” which reached the place # 16 on the Billboard Hot 100, while “Love Is a Beautiful Thing,” peaked at No. 20.
With this album, the band was awarded a gold record in the United States.
The Young Rascals was one American rock band of the 60s, formed in Garfield, New Jersey / USA that was active from 1965 to 1972 and subsequently returned to meet punctually several times, the last in 2012.
The band was composed by Felix Cavaliere (29-11-44, Pelham, New York) on keyboards and vocals; Dino Danelli (23-7-45, New York), battery; Eddie Brigati (22-10-46, New York), and vocalist Gene Cornish (14-5-45, Ottawa, Canada), the guitar.
The biography of this band is already inserted this blog.
Tracks / Tracklist:
A1 – What Is the Reason (Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati) – 2:23
A2 – Since I Fell for You (Buddy Johnson) – 3:25
A3 – (I’ve Been) Lonely Too Long (Cavaliere) – 2:57
A4 – No Love to Give (Gene Cornish) – 2:42
A5 – Mickey’s Monkey (Holland-Dozier-Holland) / Love Lights (Gerald Roslie) – 4:41
B1 – Come On Up (Cavaliere) – 2:41
B2 – Too Many Fish in the Sea (Eddie Holland, Norman Whitfield) – 2:16
B3 – More (Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero, Norman Newell, Marcello Ciorciolini) – 4:20
B4 – Nineteen Fifty-Six (Cornish) – 2:28
B5 – Love Is a Beautiful Thing (Cavaliere, Brigati) – 2:30
B6 – Land of a Thousand Dances (Chris Kenner) – 1:58
Album recorded between May 10 and December 30, 1966.
Musicians / Personnel:
Eddie Brigati – voice, percussion
Felix Cavaliere – Vocals, Keyboards
Gene Cornish – vocals, guitar, bass
Dino Danelli – bateria