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The Price of Fame 1960-1965 [Box Set]


  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. What Kind of Girl Are You
    2. Nashville Blues
    3. Sleepless Nights
    4. You Thrill Me (Through and Through)
    5. Carol Jane
    6. Cathy's Clown
    7. Always It's You
    8. Oh, True Love
    9. I Want You to Know
    10. Just in Case
    11. Some Sweet Day
    12. So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)
    13. Memories Are Made of This
    14. That's What You Do to Me
    15. Lucille
    16. Baby What You Want Me to Do
    17. Change of Heart, A
    18. Silent Treatment, The
    19. Made to Love
    20. So How Come (No One Loves Me)
    21. Stick With Me Baby (#1)
    22. That's Just Too Much
    23. Donna, Donna
    24. Love Hurts (#1)
    25. Sigh, Cry, Almost Die
    26. Radio & TV
    27. Stick With Me Baby (#2)
    28. Temptation (#1)
    29. Walk Right Back
    30. Why Not
    31. Temptation (#2)
    32. Ebony Eyes
    33. Lonely Island
    34. It's Been Nice (Goodnight)
    35. Temptation (#3)
    0. DISC 2:
    1. My Mammy
    2. Don't Blame Me
    3. Mention My Name in Sheboygan
    4. When I Grow Too Old to Dream
    5. Grandfather's Clock
    6. My Gal Sal
    7. Love Is Where You Find It
    8. Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song)
    9. Hi-Lilli, Hi-lo (#1)
    10. Hi-Lilli, Hi-lo (#2)
    11. Wayward Wind, The
    12. Chlo-E
    13. Bully of the Town
    14. Little Old Lady
    15. Muskrat
    16. Muskrat
    17. Bye Bye Blackbird
    18. True Love
    19. Autumn Leaves
    20. Jezebel
    21. Ground Hawg
    22. Party's Over, The
    23. Long Lost John
    24. Sheik of Araby, The
    25. Sheik of Araby, The
    26. Gran Mamou
    27. Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa)
    28. Hernando's Hideaway
    29. When It's Night-Time Italy, It's Wednesday Over Here
    30. Souvenir Sampler
    0. DISC 3:
    1. Trouble in Mind
    2. Step It up & Go
    3. Theme From Carnival (Love Makes the World Go 'Round)
    4. I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
    5. That's Old Fashioned (That's the Way Love Should Be)
    6. Crying in the Rain
    7. I'm Not Angry
    8. I'm Not Angry
    9. He's Got My Sympathy (#1)
    10. Little Hollywood Girl (#1) - (Take 2)
    11. Little Hollywood Girl (#1) - (Take 3)
    12. Little Hollywood Girl (#1) - (Take 17)
    13. Little Hollywood Girl (#2) - (Take 2)
    14. Burma Shave - (Take 1)
    15. Burma Shave - (take 2)
    16. Burma Shave - (take 7)
    17. Burma Shave - (take 15)
    18. How Can I Meet Her
    19. How Can I Meet Her - (Single)
    20. Nancy's Minuet (#1) - (take 5)
    21. Nancy's Minuet (#1) - (take 8)
    22. Nancy's Minuet (#1) - (take 28)
    23. What About Me - (take 4)
    24. What About Me - (13)
    25. Nice Guy - (take 6)
    26. Nice Guy - (take 19)
    27. Nice Guy - (take 26)
    28. Don't Ask Me to Be Friends
    29. Chains
    30. Chains
    31. He's Got My Sympathy
    32. He's Got My Sympathy - (instrumental)
    0. DISC 4:
    1. Foolish Doubts
    2. Foolish Doubts
    3. No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile (#1) - (alternate take, Take 7)
    4. No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile (#1) - (alternate take, Take 14)
    5. No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile (#1) - (alternate take, Take 17)
    6. I Can't Say Goodbye to You
    7. No One Can Make My Sunshine Smile (#2)
    8. Dancing on My Feet - (alternate take, Take 1)
    9. Dancing on My Feet - (alternate take, Take 2)
    10. Dancing on My Feet - (alternate take, Take 4)
    11. Dancing on My Feet - (alternate take, Take 14)
    12. Dancing on My Feet - (alternate take, Take 17)
    13. Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
    14. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
    15. Deck the Halls With Boughs of Holly
    16. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
    17. First Noel, The
    18. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
    19. Away in a Manger
    20. Angels, From the Realms of Glory
    21. O Little Town of Bethleham
    22. What Child Is This?
    23. Silent Night
    24. Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
    25. So It Was, So Is Is, So It Always Will Be - (alternate take, Take 1)
    26. So It Was, So Is Is, So It Always Will Be
    27. So It Was, So Is Is, So It Always Will Be - (alternate take, Take 13)
    28. Nancy's Minuet - (alternate take, Take 1)
    29. Nancy's Minuet - (alternate take, Take 14)
    30. Whatever Happened to Judy
    31. I'm Affaid - (alternate take, Take 1)
    32. I'm Affaid - (alternate take, Take 14)
    33. Trouble
    34. Baby Bye-Oh
    35. I'm Walking Proud
    0. DISC 5:
    1. Girls, Girls, Girls (What a Headache)
    2. Trouble
    3. Born to Lose
    4. Just One Time
    5. Release Me
    6. Sweet Dreams
    7. Silver Threads & Golden Needles
    8. Send Me the Pillow You Dream On
    9. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
    10. Oh, Lonesome Me
    11. I Walk the Line
    12. Lonely Street
    13. This Is the Last Song I'm Ever Going to Sing
    14. Please Help Me
    15. Love Her
    16. Love Her
    17. When Snowflakes Fall in the Summer
    18. Girl Sang the Blues, The
    19. Warum
    20. Du Bist Nicht So Wie Die Andern
    21. Wo Sind Die Schonen Tage
    22. Susie
    23. Facts of Life, The
    24. I Think of Me
    25. Drop Out, The
    26. Hello Amy
    27. Ain't That Lovin' You Baby
    28. Ferris Wheel, The
    29. Don't Forget to Cry
    30. You're the One I Love
    31. Honolulu
    32. Ring Around My Rosie
    33. Coke Commercial #1
    34. Coke Commercial #2
    35. Coke Commercial #3
    0. DISC 6:
    1. Bye Bye Love
    2. Wale up Little Susie
    3. All I Have Is to Dream
    4. Bird Dog
    5. Till I Kissed You
    6. Devoted to You
    7. Gone, Gone, Gone
    8. Torture
    9. It's Been a Long Dry Spell
    10. Love Is All I Need
    11. Hound Dog
    12. Slippin' & Slidin'
    13. Susie Q
    14. I Got a Woman
    15. So Fine
    16. You're My Girl
    17. Give Me a Sweetheart
    18. Don't Let the Whole World Know
    19. Don't Ya Even Try
    20. Lonely Weekend
    21. Kansas City
    22. Maybelline
    23. Love Hurts (#2)
    24. That'll Be the Day
    25. Dancing in the Street
    26. Kiss Your Man Goodbye
    27. Buana Fortuna Amore Mio
    28. Non Mandarni Plu Fiorio
    29. Susie Q
    30. Follow Me
    31. It Only Costs a Dime
    32. I'll Never Get Over You
    33. Price of Love, The
    0. DISC 7:
    1. Sag' Auf Wiederersehen
    2. Am Abend Auf der Heide
    3. Zwei Gitarrean Am Meer
    4. Wenn du Mich Kusst
    5. La Luna E un Pallido Sole
    6. Non Mi Resti Che Tu
    7. Kiss Your Man Goodbye (#2)
    8. To Show I Love You
    9. My Babe
    10. See See Rider
    11. Girl Can't Help It, The
    12. Love Is Strange
    13. Love Is Strange
    14. People Get Ready
    15. Money (That's What I Want)
    16. Lonely Avenue
    17. Hi Heel Sneakers
    18. What Am I Living For
    19. Walking the Dog
    20. I Almost Lost My Mind
    21. Man With Money
    22. I'll See Your Light
    23. I'll See Your Light
    24. Nothing Matters But You
    25. Nothing Matters But You
    26. It's All Over
    27. I Used to Love You
    28. It's All Over
    29. And I'll Go
    30. And I'll Go
    31. Night Time Girl
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 16511

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    The Everly Brothers: Chet Atkins, Bill Pittman, Howard Mancel Roberts, Dick Glasser, Glen Campbell, Bobby Gibbons, Harold Bradley, Howard Roberts , Walter L. "Hank Sugarfoot" Garland, John Gray , Allan Reuss, Ray Edenton, Thomas Tedesco, Tommy Allsup, Billy Strange, Nick Bonny, Samuel K. "Sammy" Pruett (guitar); Alvino Rey, Walter Haynes, James Clayton Day (steel guitar); Tibor Zelig, Isadore Roman, Leonard Malarsky, Sidney Sharp, Israel Baker (violin); Alexander Neiman (viola); Nathan Gershman, Jesse Ehrlich (cello); Joe Maini, Charlie Kennedy (alto saxophone); Gil Falco, Lew McCreary (trombone); Marvin Hughes, Russell Bridges (piano); Ernie Freeman (keyboards); Alfred McKibbon, Floyd T. Lightnin' Chance, M. R. Ray Pohlman, Red Callender (bass guitar); Murray M. "Buddy" Herman, Norm Jeffries, Earl Palmer (drums); Lou "Joe Fingers Carr" Busch, Emil Radocchia, Frank Capp (percussion); The Anita Kerr Singers (background vocals); Don Everly, Phil Everly.
    When the Everly Brothers left Cadence Records for Warner Brothers in 1960, they were the biggest rock & roll act in America, with the notable exception of Elvis Presley, who had just been drafted into the Army. The Everlys were survivors, withstanding shifting cultural tides and deftly sidestepping the pitfalls that befell their peers, avoiding jail and scandal when many of their peers couldn't seem to avoid it. But the duo wasn't successful merely because they kept their noses clean, but because their music had a broad appeal. Rooted in country, the Everlys could dip into their roots when necessary, clean up for a pop audience, while -- as the virtual inventors of the power chord -- rocking & rolling like nobody's business. This, combined with a lavish production that came with a major label, made for a set of recordings that were more varied and less consistent than their Cadence work, but their earliest sides for Warner were frequently compelling and always fascinating, as Bear Family's massive, seven-disc set The Price of Fame 1960-1965 shows.
    Like many Bear Family sets, the listenability of The Price of Fame suffers somewhat by the chronological inclusion of alternate takes and session outtakes, a practice that can sometimes be interesting -- hearing the Brothers run through various tempos of "Burma Shave" or turn "Little Hollywood Girl" inside out is fascinating -- but these tend to weigh down the middle of the set, as do the Christmas carols, the handful of German and Italian recordings, and perfectly fine Cadence re-recordings that are all signs of the Everlys' international popularity even if they wind up giving the box a bit of a soft middle. Fortunately, there are excellent moments peppered throughout this middle -- indeed, some of their finest underrated singles are here, including the propulsive, sardonic "I'm Not Angry" and "Gone Gone Gone" -- and they're bookended by some of the Everly Brothers' very best music. The set opens with a disc that has the classics "Cathy's Clown," "So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)," "Love Hurts," "Walk Right" Back," and "Ebony Eyes," along with cuts that wound up on the albums It's Everly Time and A Date with the Everly Brothers, two of the greatest unheralded early rock & roll albums, and it ends with the hard-rocking Beat & Soul, an album of rock & roll covers -- and the superb original "Man with Money" -- that pointed the way toward the tough spirit and adventure that would mark the back half of the '60s for the Everlys. That period is documented on Bear Family's later box, Chained to a Memory, leaving this as a deep exploration of transitional times, one that would perhaps be better served without quite so much detail -- if the alternates had been saved for two supplemental discs at the end, the duo's evolution would be easier to follow -- but is nevertheless necessary for any serious fan of the Everlys or rock & roll. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

  • Critic Reviews
    Rolling Stone (p.68) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "The tight, keening blend and motion of the Beatles' three-part singing were heavily indebted to the shine and precision of the Everlys' rustic modernism..."
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