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Steve Lawrence Collection

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Steve Lawrence: Collection



Steve Lawrence - Collection Medium 1
1: I Want To Stay here  
2: I Can't Stop Talking About You  
3: Footsteps  
4: Pretty Blue Eyes  
5: Walkin' Proud  
6: Don't Be Afraid Little Darling  
7: Go Away Little Girl  
8: Come Back Silly Girl  
9: Fabulous  
10: The Chicken And The Hawk  
11: Banana Boat Song  
12: Girls Girls Girls  
13: Little Boy Blue  
14: Everybody Knows  
15: Loving Is A Way Of Living  
16: Why, Why, Why  
17: Party Doll  
18: Yet I Know  
19: Can't Wait For Summer  
20: Tears From Heaven  
21: Kiss Me Now  
22: Volare  
23: Many A Time  
24: Fascination  
25: Only Love Me  
26: Portrait Of My Love  
27: Long Before I Knew You  
28: Kansas City  
29: Goin' Steady  
30: Hansel And Gretal  
31: We Got Us  


Artikeleigenschaften von Steve Lawrence: Collection

  • Interpret: Steve Lawrence

  • Albumtitel: Collection

  • Format CD
  • Genre Rock 'n' Roll

  • Music Genre Rock 'n' Roll
  • Music Style Rock & Roll
  • Music Sub-Genre 201 Rock & Roll
  • Title Collection
  • Label MARGINAL

  • SubGenre Rock - Rock'n'Roll

  • EAN: 4000127781215

  • weight in Kg 0.100

Artist description "Lawrence, Steve"

Steve Lawrence

Party Doll

Steve Lawrence is no Buddy Knox. In some respects, he's a lot more. In other respects, he's a lot less. It's the latter problem we're concerned about here.

Like many of the finest rockabilly records, Party Doll was really a series of guitar solos set apart by some vocal stanzas. Knox's little four-piece group, The Rhythm Orchids, wasn't up to much, but they shone on Party Doll. You pushed them much beyond that and you'd see the holes in their game. Putting together a studio group of New York's A-team and telling them to play down like this, has the potential to reveal the holes in their game as well. Could they keep it to just three chords? Could Steve Lawrence (born Sidney Liebowitz) resist the urge to be a classy ballad singer and keep it to basic Texas rock 'n' roll? Here are the results.

Actually, they're surprisingly good. Knox's original version hit the charts on February 23, 1957, and Steve Lawrence was in the studio barely three weeks later on March 17th. There was no grass growing under the feet of the nice folks at Coral Records. Dick Jacobs Orchestra & Chorus masks the identity of a nucleus of credible musicians who listened to (or knew) the Knox original and kept their performances credible. The unnamed guitar player stays locked into Knox's solo for the first four bars and then lets it fly, revealing his skills extend beyond 3-chord rock 'n' roll. Steve Lawrence's vocal is surprisingly effective, even showing some bluesy edges (flatted thirds) when you might not expect to hear them. Only the cornball ending suggests that maybe these people didn't quite have their hearts in what they were doing.

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