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The Chiffons: Sweet Talkin' Girls - The Best Of The Chiffons (2-CD)

(2006/EMI) 50 tracks 1963-67 with 12 page booklet - ultimative!

Article properties: The Chiffons: Sweet Talkin' Girls - The Best Of The Chiffons (2-CD)

  • Interpret: The Chiffons

  • Album titlle: Sweet Talkin' Girls - The Best Of The Chiffons (2-CD)

  • Label EMI

  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Year of publication 2006
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0094636927824

  • weight in Kg 0.2
Chiffons, The - Sweet Talkin' Girls - The Best Of The Chiffons (2-CD) CD 1
01 He's So Fine The Chiffons
02 Oh My Lover The Chiffons
03 Lucky Me The Chiffons
04 One Fine Day The Chiffons
05 Why Am I So Shy The Chiffons
06 My Block The Chiffons
07 When I Go To Sleep At Night The Chiffons
08 Mystic Voice The Chiffons
09 A Love So Fine The Chiffons
10 Only My Friend The Chiffons
11 When The Boy's Happy The Chiffons
12 I Have A Boyfriend The Chiffons
13 I'm Gonna Dry My Eyes The Chiffons
14 Easy To Love (So Hard To Get) The Chiffons
15 Tonight I Met An Angel The Chiffons
16 Sailor Boy The Chiffons
17 When Summer's Through The Chiffons
18 Strange Strange Feeling The Chiffons
19 What Am I Gonna Do With You (Hey Baby) The Chiffons
20 Nobody Knows What's Going On The Chiffons
21 The Real Thing The Chiffons
22 Tonight I'm Gonna Dream The Chiffons
23 The Heavenly Place The Chiffons
24 Did You Ever Go Steady The Chiffons
25 Now That You're My Baby The Chiffons
Chiffons, The - Sweet Talkin' Girls - The Best Of The Chiffons (2-CD) CD 2
01 Sweet Talkin' Guy The Chiffons
02 Down Down Down The Chiffons
03 Open Your Eyes (I Will Be There) The Chiffons
04 Thumbs Down The Chiffons
05 Dream Dream Dream The Chiffons
06 Out Of This World The Chiffons
07 Just A Boy The Chiffons
08 Stop, Look And Listen The Chiffons
09 March The Chiffons
10 My Boyfreind's Back The Chiffons
11 I Got Plenty Of Nuttin' The Chiffons
12 Keep The Boy Happy The Chiffons
13 He's A Bad One The Chiffons
14 If I Knew Then (What I Know Now) The Chiffons
15 Just For Tonight The Chiffons
16 Teach Me How The Chiffons
17 Up On The Bridge The Chiffons
18 Love Me Like You're Gonna Lose Me The Chiffons
19 Three Dips Of Ice Cream The Chiffons
20 Secret Love The Chiffons
21 Every Boy And Every Girl The Chiffons
22 I Don't Deserve A Boy Like You The Chiffons
23 Remember Me Baby The Chiffons
24 So Much In Love The Chiffons
25 My Sweet Lord The Chiffons
The Chiffons The Chiffons He's So Fine When they weren't making hits of their own... more
"The Chiffons"

The Chiffons

The Chiffons

He's So Fine

When they weren't making hits of their own such as the 1961 chart-topper The Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Tokens' Bright Tunes Productions released them by others. Few were as gigantic as The Chiffons' He's So Fine.

 

The native New Yorkers came together in 1960 at James Monroe High School in the Bronx as a trio: lead Judy Craig (born August 6, 1944), Barbara Lee (born May 16, 1944), and Patricia Bennett (born April 7, 1944). Young Bronx songwriter Ronnie Mack, who penned Little Jimmy & The Tops' Puppy Love, introduced them to ex-Top Sylvia Peterson, who became their fourth member. Mack also gave them He's So Fine.  Laurie Records issued The Chiffons' effervescent rendition with Ronnie's Oh My Lover (some pressings had it Oh My Love) on the B-side.

He's So Fine took off for the moon, entering the pop hit parade in late February of 1963 on New York's Laurie logo and sitting at the top of the charts for nearly all of April. It was the same story on the R&B side, though it took until early March for it to break through. Their first followup, Lucky Me, missed the charts, but they rebounded with Carole King and Gerry Goffin's One Fine Day, a #5 pop/#6 R&B smash that summer. The Tokens reportedly took King's demo, wiped her voice off and replaced it with Craig and the girls. A Love So Fine went Top 40 pop that fall.

Peterson proved herself a capable lead on My Block, which rose to #67 that summer, but instead of putting it out as by The Chiffons, Laurie shuttled it onto its Rust subsidiary and released it as by The Four Pennies (ditto When The Boy's Happy [The Girl's Happy Too], a minor hit late in the year). Craig fronted The Chiffons' Laurie charters I Have A Boyfriend late that year, Sailor Boy in the summer of '64, and 1965's spacy Nobody Knows What's Goin' On (In My Mind But Me), led by Sylvia, which they lip-synched in the flick 'Disc-O-Tek Holiday.'

The Chiffons had a last blockbuster left, 1966's wonderful Top Ten throwback Sweet Talkin' Guy. Their encores Out Of This World and Stop, Look And Listen made minor chart blips. He's So Fine was in the news again when it was determined that George Harrison plagiarized its melody for his My Sweet Lord. Mack wasn't around to spend the settlement; Hodgkin's disease had claimed him back in 1963 (The Chiffons brought it full circle with a 1975 rendition of My Sweet Lord for Laurie). Lee died of a heart attack May 15, 1992 a day shy of her 48th birthday.

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