Where The Girls Are Volume 5 Various Artists (Where The Girls Are)


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This eclectic collection of girl group-style treasures from the Columbia vaults features a host of Brill Building rarities, most making their CD debut. The Brill Building lends its name to a generation ofNew Yorksongwriters, led here by Gerry Goffin & Carole King with songs performed by the Orchids, Peggy Lipton, Erma Franklin and Dorothy Jones. Boy genius Van McCoy is represented via offerings from the Sweet Things, Aretha Franklin and Sandi Sheldon. Elsewhere, the Pussycats sing Shadow Morton, Bernadette Peters performs Brute Force, Nancy Ames renders a great Bert Berns number and Marlina Mars gets to grips with the Burt Bacharach & Hal David songbook. Other writers showcased include husband and wife teams Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, plus Bob Crewe, Neil Diamond and Phil Spector. 

By Mick Patrick


Track listing


Side 1

  • 01 Preview Dressed In Black - The Pussycats

  • 02 Preview I Want Your Love - The Pussycats

  • 03 Preview They're Dancing Now - Patty Michaels

  • 04 Preview That New Boy In Town - Jan Tanzy

  • 05 Preview Let The Little Girl Limbo - Doris Day

  • 06 Preview My Boyfriend - Becky & The Lollipops

  • 07 Preview One Boy Tells Another - The Surfer Girls

  • 08 Preview That Boy Is Messing Up My Mind - The Orchids

  • 09 Preview Marching Home - Tracey Dey

  • 10 Preview Did You Get Your Fun - The Bootiques

  • 11 Preview Will You Care What's Hap'nin' To Me, Baby - Bernadette Peters

  • 12 Preview Wonderful World of Love - The Poppies

  • 13 Preview You're My Lovin' Baby - The Sweet Things

  • 14 Preview Sing Me A Love Song - The Glories

  • 15 Preview Gonna Make Him My Baby - April Young

  • 16 Preview Friends And Lovers Forever - Nancy Ames

  • 17 Preview The Harlem Tango - The Orchids

  • 18 Preview Takin' That Long Walk Home - Dorothy Jones

  • 19 Preview It's Love That Really Counts (In The Long Run) - Marlina Mars

  • 20 Preview Sweet Bitter Love - Aretha Franklin

  • 21 Preview You Can't Hurt Me No More - The Opals

  • 22 Preview The Right To Cry - Erma Franklin

  • 23 Preview Love Made To Order - The Little Foxes

  • 24 Preview Baby You're Mine - Sandi Sheldon

  • 25 Preview Wasn't It You - Peggy Lipton

  • 26 Preview Spanish Harlem - Laura Nyro and Labelle

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The fifth in Ace's stupendous series of femme pop. ★★★★★


Recommended to all who enjoy 60's pop.

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