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DriftersEvery Nite's A Saturday Night (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/7T's (UK), 1976. Used ... $2.99
The Drifters' one and only album for Arista Records – and, like their previous Bell albums, a UK-only set that continued their revival years overseas! The production's a bit smoother than before – mostly in keeping with the shifting styles of soul at the time, with a few more uptempo numbers thrown into the mix, but never in a way that's too cheaply disco or commercial. Rogers Cook and Greenaway are still working with the group here – continuing a unified sound from the Bell years – and the vocals continue a nice evolution from the 60s sound of The Drifters – picking up a fair bit of inspiration from younger American vocal group soul of the 70s. Titles include "I'll Know When True Love Really Passes By", "Summer In The City", "You're More Than A Number In My Little Red Book", "Do You Have To Go Now", "Twice A Week", and "Like A Movie I've Seen Twice Before". CD features 9 bonus tracks – some previously unissued – including "A Good Song Never Dies", "I Can't Believe It's Over", "When Ya Comin Home", "Devil In Me", "You're Never More Than A Heartbeat Away", and "Don't Act Like You Don't Know". CD
Also available Every Nite's A Saturday Night (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 2.99

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DriftersThere Goes My First Love (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Bell/7T's (UK), 1975. Used ... $4.99
The third in The Drifters' early 70s revival run in the UK for Bell Records – and possibly the strongest album of the bunch! The lineup of the group has changed a bit, but the sound here is still the same – a nice 70s update of the group's earlier sound – in a way that still keeps all the lilting moments of the early 60s Drifters' style on Atlantic, but which also brings in some fuller, smoother production too – handled by Roger Greenaway, who also wrote a number of tracks for the record too. The wealth of original material really keeps things fresh – and has the group stretching past a simple rehash of the early days – and titles include "The Juggler", "Harlem Child", "Hello Happiness", "I've Got You On My Mind", "Don't Cry On A Weekend", "Can I Take You Home Little Girl", "There Goes My First Love", and "You Chose A Fine Time". CD also features 2 bonus tracks – "It Looks Like I'm The Clown Again" and "Closely Guarded Secret". CD
Also available There Goes My First Love (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ DriftersNow/Love Games ... CD
Bell/7T's (UK), 1973/1974/1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lesser-known chapter in the career of The Drifters, at least on this side of the Atlantic – as both of the records here were part of their early 70s revival in the UK! Now is the first comeback set for the group – who at this point feature the lineup of singers Johnny Moore, Butch Leake, Bill Fredericks, and Grant Kitching. The "now" in the title is taken quite seriously – as the record features the group singing a number of late 60s/early 70s pop tunes, plus a number from the Roger Cook-Roger Greenaway team, who also helped to produce the album. The overall production style is in an east coast early 70s mode – but there's also kind of an easy/adult contemporary sound going on here as well, which is a bit strange. Titles include "Love Me The Life I Lead", "Every Night", "You've Got Your Troubles", "Like Sister & Brother", "The Songs We Used To Sing", "I'm Feeling Sad", "Say Goodbye To Angelina", and "Deep Down Inside". Love Games furthers The Drifters' relationship with the Cook/Greenaway team – again with production by the pair, and a good number of original tunes too – all cuts that are a nice update of the older Drifters sound of the 60s, a smoother 70s take on the earlier soul groove – but still in a way that brings out all the best lilting vocal qualities of the group. Titles include "If It Feels Good Do It", "Down On The Beach Tonight", "The Cut Is Deep", "Like Sister & Brother", "Love Games", "I Can't Get Away From You", and "I Can't Live Without You". CD
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✨✧ VariousGlitter & Gold – Words & Music By Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest guy/girl songwriting teams of the 60s – featured here in a killer collection of some of their best work! The range of artists here is nicely wide – from rockers to pop crooners to soul groups – and all of the tunes are key readings of songs penned by Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, possibly not the highest-charting versions, but easily some of the greatest ever set to record! Ace really did a great job with this one – matching the heights of their other songwriter series titles, and really bringing out the darkness in the Mann/Weil songs – a subtle sort of sadness that comes through perfectly in most of these versions. The 24 page booklet features track-by-track notes on the tunes – really getting at the story of the recordings – and titles include "It's Not Easy" by The Sweet Inspirations, "Kicks" by Del Shannon, "It's Getting Better" by Mama Cass, "The Bossa Nova" by Tippie & The Clovers, "Hungry" by Paul Revere & The Raiders, "It's A Happening World" by The Tokens, "Chico's Girl" by The Girls, "Glitter & Gold" by The Turtles, "In The Park" by The Drifters, "Where Do I Belong" by Calvin Grayson, "Let Me Walk With You" by The 2 Of Clubs, "She Is Today" by Bergen White, "Girl It's Alright Now" by Bruce & Terry, "Where Have You Been All Of My Life" by Arthur Alexander, and "I'd Be So Good For You" by Joanie Sommers. CD

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