The Raibows – The Rainbows (LP 1967+13 bonus tracks – 1965/1967).
Production – Hans Rodehl, Rudolf Kreutzer.
Género: Pop Rock, Beat, Novelty
In this compilation, the first 14 tracks belong to the album The rainbows – The rainbows (LP CBS – S 62625 1967 / German edition), with the remaining 45 rpm bonus removed.
The Rainbows was a German beat group formed in 1963 in West Berlin.
The band managed to reach number three on the charts of German weekly singles in 1965, with the theme “Balla Balla” (which would also figure as “My Baby Baby Balla Balla”), and 16th place in the annual ranking.
Their training consisted of Hartmut Münster (Solo Guitar), Rolf Schröder (guitar rhythm), Horst Lippok (Low) and Dieter Heinze (drums).
“Balla Balla” is arguably the strongest and most successful theme, signed by Horst Lippok, a group member and with which internationalized.
In 1966, the band received an award due to his fame and popularity in Germany, just behind the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, the bronze statuette in the category of best beat Group of the Year, “Bronzene Otto-Sieger”, delivered by the magazine juvenil Bravo.
Still in the early 80s, The Rainbows returned to play, but with a new lineup.
Musicians / Personnel:
Their initial training consisted of:
Hartmut Münster (born in 1944, voice, guitar solo)
Rolf Schröder (born in 1944, voice, rhythm guitar)
Heinz-Dieter Heinze (1943, bateria)
Horst Lippok (1941, baixo).
The band has undergone several changes to his original line and it passed other elements such as, Gerhard (Hardy) Glöckner (1945, vocals, bass) or Udo Lombard (1945, drums and percussion), among others.
Tracks / Tracklist:
01. Beautiful Delilah (Chuck Berry)
02. Too Much Monkey Business (Chuck Berry)
03. Donna (Ritchie Valens)
04. Walking The Dog (Rufus Thomas)
05. I’ll Not Be Without You
06. Sweet Little Sixteen (Chuck Berry)
07. My Baby Baby Balla Balla (Horst Lippok)
08. Bald Headed Woman (Shel Talmy)
09. Carol (Chuck Berry)
10. Bad Bad Baby
11. Mr. Milkman
12. You Must’ve Seen
13. I Sure Know A Lot About Love
14. Four Boys In Music
15. A Walk To Paris
16. I Hold You Tight
18. I’m Singing Quietly
19. Don’t Cry
20. It Must Be Love
21. Say Won’t You Be My Girl
22. It’s too late
23. Ju Ju Hand (Domingo Samudio)
25. Red checked parsley
26. I Do not wines you After
27 command Pimperle