02/03/2013

Dionne Warwick sings The Beatles (1969 & 1994 + 2004)

Dionne Warwick-CD 1994Marie Dionne Warrick became Warwick because of a mistyping. She was born Marie Dionne Warrick in East Orange, New Jersey, December 12, 1940.***Daughter of Chess Records' gospel promotion department head, was a regular performer, playing piano with The Drinkard Singers gospel group, managed by her mother.***She formed The Gospelaires, with sister Dee Dee, cousin Cissy Houston and friend Doris Troy, and they sang in churches throughout New York and New Jersey.***Soulful recorded in Memphis, Tenn. with producer Chips Moman, reached US #11 and US R&B #2. However this album failed to chart in UK.***This album features three Beatles' songs : We Can Work It Out, A Hard Day's Night and Hey Jude.***16 tracks CD : 10 songs + 6 extra tracks) original recordings re-issued by DISKY DCD 5401 DW, France/ The Netherlands, 1994  to become a satellite of the UK major EMI later in the 90s. Original US Scepter Records SPS 573, 1969/1/1. ***Dionne studied at Hart college of Music in Hartford, Conn., before joining Cissie Houston as backing vocalists on records by Garnet Mimms, the Drifters and others. Her first solo disc was Burt Bacharach's haunting "Don't Make Me Over", which reached No. 21 on Scepter Records in 1962 but failed the UK TOP 20 best-selling singles.

Dionne Warwick was Bacharach's Muse for a long time.

Track list as follows: You've lost that lovin' feelin' (5/69) - I'm your puppet (3/69) - The look of love (1969) - Make it easy on yourself (11/63) - People got to be free (5/69) - You're all I need to get by (5/69) - We can work it pout (5/69) - Try to remember/live (1968) - I love you Porgy (Dec. 21, 1965) - Reach out (10/64) - Hurt so bad (1972) - A hard day's night (5/69) - Do right woman-do right man (5/69) - I've been loving you too long (5/69) -People get ready (5/69) - Hey Jude (5/1969.) 

Other references: UK: Pye International NPL 28122, NSPL 28122, 1969 - CAN: Scepter Records SPS 573, 1969 (# 16) - GER: Scepter Records SHA-S 401, 1968/SHA-S S 401, 1969  - USA: SRMSPS 573, May, 1969 - FR/BEL: disques vogue CLVLXS 372, 1969 - NZ/S. AFR.: Pye Slp6016, 1969 - IT: Scepter Records SLCS 7007, 1969 - NL: SPS 573.

Produced i.a. by Burt Bacharach (b. May 12, 1928 - present.)

Last Soulful "Plus", Jan. 01, 2004: CD compiled by Rhino (Handmade) : an internet  - only purchase disc - Limited Edition (5,000 copies) 

 

http://youtu.be/FzWFNjei_SI (We Can Work It Out)  http://youtu.be/mKpZBogB7m4 (Hey Jude) http://youtu.be/HFxLlYLc7s4 (A Hard Day's Night)

 

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29/10/2006

Peter and Gordon : A world without love - March 1964

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By Peter (Asher, brother of Macca's girlfriend Jane, b. June 22, 1944, London) and Gordon (Waller, June 4, 1945, Braemar, Scotland-July 20, 2009) accompaniment directed by Geoff Love, EMI/Columbia DB 7225, 02/1964, UK #1, May 1964 entered UK chart the previous March [US #1, Capitol F5175]. Both sons of doctors, met at Westminster boys' school and were part of a quasi-Shadows trio, playing school events and coffee bars. 45 rpm records : France, EMI/Columbia SCRF 760, May 1964 / EP ESRF 1533. NL single : br music BR 45283A, 1989. The B-side "Woman" of NL single was written by Paul McCartney. The song hitted US chart at #14 [Capitol F5579] and made UK #28 [Columbia DB 7834, 03/1966] in March 1966.***Tidbit time : Macca, growing tired of people assuming his songs were only hits because he had written them, penned the song as Parisian student Bernard Webb. In US, Paul added co-writing credit of A. Smith.

http://youtu.be/iM0pD5NbQKY / http://youtu.be/mEr76NhLaUY

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