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The Mills Brothers: Greatest Hits (CD)

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  • Interpret: The Mills Brothers

  • Album titlle: Greatest Hits (CD)

  • Label MCA

  • Genre Pop

  • Year of publication 1990
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0076731103525

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Mills Brothers, The - Greatest Hits (CD) CD 1
01 Paper Doll The Mills Brothers
02 Glow Worm The Mills Brothers
03 Basin Street Blues The Mills Brothers
04 Nevertheless The Mills Brothers
05 Till Then The Mills Brothers
06 Lazy River The Mills Brothers
07 You Always Hurt The One You Love The Mills Brothers
08 I'll Be Around The Mills Brothers
09 Rockin' Chair The Mills Brothers
10 Be My Life's Companion The Mills Brothers
The Mills Brothers Get A Job It's full-circle fitting that one of the best known... more
"The Mills Brothers"

The Mills Brothers

Get A Job

It's full-circle fitting that one of the best known doo-wop hits of the 1950s would be covered by a vocal group many consider to be the fathers of doo-wop. Recorded by the Silhouettes in October, 1957, Get A Job hit number one on the 'Billboard' pop and R&B charts in February, 1958, twenty-seven years after the Mills Brothers made their first record, Tiger Rag, for Brunswick, back in 1931.

 

That first Mills Brothers 78, sounding like a red-hot jazz band with the brothers vocally imitating tubas, trumpets and trombones, caused a sensation and came with a note on the label which stated "no musical instruments or mechanical devices used on this recording other than one guitar." The group went on to have a decades-long career with loads of hit records (Paper Doll, Nevertheless, Lazy River and Glow Worm, to name a few) and were a key influence on 1950s doo-wop.

 

Now, while the Mills Brothers' professional sounding 1958 recording of Get A Job may be missing some of the organically sloppy spontaneity of the Silhouettes' original version, the brothers zero in on the heart of this doo-wop classic, turning in a strong, in-tune, energetic interpretation of the Silhouettes' performance, complete with a hot sax solo from Justin Gordon. As an anonymous YouTube listener commented, "these old guys rock!"

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Tracklist
Mills Brothers, The - Greatest Hits (CD) CD 1
01 Paper Doll
02 Glow Worm
03 Basin Street Blues
04 Nevertheless
05 Till Then
06 Lazy River
07 You Always Hurt The One You Love
08 I'll Be Around
09 Rockin' Chair
10 Be My Life's Companion