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The Flamingos Time Was

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The Flamingos: Time Was

2013 'Jasmine', 54 tracks, 2-CD, their later recordings until 1962

2013 'Jasmine', 54 tracks, 2-CD


 

Songs

The Flamingos - Time Was Medium 1
1: Let's make up
2: Helpless
3: My faith in you
4: Where Mary go
5: The Rock and Roll March
6: Ever since I met Lucy
7: Kiss a me
8: Lee Jerri
9: Hey now
10: Music Maestro please
11: I'm in the mood for love
12: Begin the beguine
13: As time goes by
14: The breeze and I
15: Where or when
16: Yours
17: I was such a fool (to fall in love with you)
18: Heavenly angel
19: Mio amore (my love)
20: You, me and the sea
21: Besame mucho
22: Nobody loves me like you
23: Maria Elena
24: Sweet and lovely
25: Crazy crazy crazy
26: That's why I love you
27: Tell me how long
The Flamingos - Time Was Medium 2
1: My foolish heart
2: You belong to my heart
3: Bridge of tears
4: At night
5: When I fall in love
6: Beside you  
7: In the still of the night  
8: Tenderly  
9: Never in this world  
10: Every time I think of you  
11: Everybody's got a home (but me)  
12: You'll never walk alone  
13: Your other love  
14: Lovers gotta cry  
15: Kokomo  
16: Dream girl  
17: Time was  
18: My memories of you  
19: I want to love you  
20: It must be love  
21: I'm no fool anymore  
22: For all we know  
23: Near you  
24: I know better  
25: Flame of love  
26: (Talk about) True love  
27: Come on to my party  

 

Artikeleigenschaften von The Flamingos: Time Was

  • Interpret: The Flamingos

  • Albumtitel: Time Was

  • Format CD
  • Genre R&B, Soul

  • Music Genre R&B, Soul
  • Music Style Vocal Groups / Doo Wop
  • Music Sub-Genre 255 Vocal Groups/Doo Wop
  • Title Time Was (2-CD)
  • Label JASMINE

  • SubGenre R&B Music - Classic R&B

  • EAN: 0604988025323

  • weight in Kg 0.120
 
 

Artist description "Flamingos, The"

The Flamingos

Nobody Loves Me Like You

The Flamingos were on the roll of their career. The Chicagoans had been recording since 1953, first for Chance and then Parrot and then Checker (where they hit in '56 with I'll Be Home and A Kiss From Your Lips) before signing with Decca in '57. Then they landed at George Goldner's New York-based End Records.

Founders Jake (their bass singer) and tenor Zeke Carey were still on board when The Flamingos signed with End, along with original baritone Paul Wilson and lead tenor Nate Nelson, who came in during their tenure on Parrot. Future soul star Tommy Hunt was there, as was tenor Terry 'Buzzy' Johnson, who doubled on guitar. He and Wilson co-wrote and co-fronted the group's first End hit Lovers Never Say Goodbye. Both that and their '59 smash I Only Have Eyes For You, their career peak (it's on our previous edition), were dreamy ballads. Sam Cooke's pen provided an upbeat change of pace.

"I had asked Sam to write us a song, because I loved Sam Cooke," says Johnson. "We were very dear friends. And I wanted a song like 'You Send Me' or 'For Sentimental Reasons,' all those beautiful slow ballads that he sang. And I was waiting for him. He said, 'I'll write you a song! I'll write you a song!' He had his own office. He had really elevated in life. He said, 'I'll write you a song.' And every time we'd see him, I'd say, 'Where's the song?' He'd say, 'I'm working on it.'

"One day at the Regal Theater, Sam came in and he said, 'Buzzy, give me a guitar! I got your song!' And he played it, and it was slow, the way he did it. And George Goldner heard it fast. And I liked it slow, because it had more of a feeling. But then George Goldner wanted it to sound more like 'Shout,' those chords.

And Sam didn't mind. He said, 'Well, just get the song out there. I don't care.'"

Released in February of 1960 as Nobody Loves Me, End quickly repressed Cooke's tune, led by Nate and Terry, as Nobody Loves Me Like You (Besame Mucho gave way to a Johnson-penned You, Me And The Sea as the flip). Nobody Loves Me Like You rose to #23 R&B and #30 pop.

The Flamingos  scored four more charters at End, but Mio Amore, a lilting Your Other Love (a Drifters-styled Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman composition), Kokomo (which they'd previously cut for Parrot), and Time Was failed to crack the Top 40. Hunt, Johnson, and Nelson left before the end of 1961, Hunt scoring a solo hit that year for Scepter with the dramatic Human. The Careys pointed The Flamingos in a soul-oriented direction that led them back to the R&B charts in '66 with The Boogaloo Party. Nelson died June 1, 1984; Wilson passed May 6, 1988; and Jake and Zeke Carey left us in December 10, 1997 and December 24, 1999 respectively.

 

Various - Street Corner Symphonies 1960 Vol.12

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