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Greatest Hits [Capitol] [Dion]


  • 1. I Wonder Why
    2. Teenager in Love, A
    3. No One Knows
    4. Where or When
    5. Lonely Teenager
    6. Runaround Sue
    7. Wanderer, The
    8. Majestic, The
    9. Lovers Who Wander
    10. Little Diane
    11. Love Came to Me
    12. Ruby Baby
    13. Gonna Make It Alone
    14. Sandy
    15. This Little Girl
    16. Donna the Prima Donna
    17. Drip Drop
    18. Abraham, Martin and John
    19. King of the New York Streets
    20. If I Should Fall Behind
    21. Wanderer, The - (Scanty Remix, Scanty remix)
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 93485

  • Credits
    ProducerScanty; Rob Christie
    Engineer

    Personnel includes: Dion (vocals, guitar); The Belmonts.
    Recorded between 1957 & 1992.
    Audio Remixer: Scanty.
    A guy has got to make a living, right? It's impossible to blame Dion for the proliferation of greatest-hits packages that come out under his name. Capitol alone -- this time under their Liberty imprint -- has issued this material nearly countless times. The shame is that Dion's greatest-hits seldom seem to go deeper than his work with the Belmonts and his early-'60s material. This set, much to its credit, goes a bit deeper by issuing "Abraham, Martin and John," Dion's gorgeous reading of Bruce Springsteen's "If I Should Fall Behind," his own amazing tune, "King of the New York Streets," and a remix of "The Wanderer." But there's nothing here from Dion's seminal-'70s material, which included "Suite for Late Summer," "Sit Down Old Friend," or even his Phil Spector-produced "Born to Be With You." All the doo wop and early rock hits are here, from "Runaround Sue," to "Ruby Baby," "Lovers Who Wander," to "Sandy," and even his Columbia hit, "Drip Drop," which alone is enough to recommend this disc. Still, outside of the box set, Dion has been given short shrift in the compilation department; he deserves far more than he gets. ~ Thom Jurek

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