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VA - Where the Girls Are Vol 9 (2016)

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VA - Where the Girls Are Vol 9 (2016)

VA - Where the Girls Are Vol 9 (2016)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1:01:20 | 164 Mb
Genre: Pop, Soul, RnB, Indie / Label: Ace Records

The girl group world contains many unsung heroes and heroines: talented singers, songwriters, arrangers and producers who toiled behind the scenes on many significant recordings without ever achieving fame in their own name. And there are quite a few of them here on the latest volume of Ace Records long-running Where The Girls Are series. Jean Thomas and her group the Sweet Three, for example, here with That's The Way It Is (When A Girl's In Love), also recorded under several other names and provided backing vocals for various Philadelphia stars. Come the early 70s they were recording as the Mellow Moods for Gamble & Huff. As Jean Thomas of the Sweet Three was to Philadelphia, Jean Thomas of the Rag Dolls, here with Society Girl, was to New York. Jean sang on literally hundreds of sessions for some of the biggest names in the business and supplied incognito lead vocals on singles by many girl groups. Among the other highlights on the collection are new-to-CD girl group gems by the Penny Sisters, the Popsicles (really Ellie Greenwich in disguise) and Evie Sands, plus previously unissued titles by 2 Of Clubs, the Blossoms and the mysterious Bluezettes. Compilation and note by Mick Patrick.

Track List:

1. That's the way it is (When a girl's in love) - Sweet Three, The
2. Society girl - Rag Dolls
3. Little boy - Christian, Diane
4. I don't want to be your baby anymore - Popsicles, The
5. What a lonely way to start the summertime - Bitter Sweets, The
6. Something strange is going on - Joy, Roddie
7. Billy Sunshine - Sands, Evie
8. Come Down - Honey Ltd.
9. With a kiss - Bluezettes, The
10. Don't forget - Murmaids, The
11. I can tell (I'm losing your love) - Calhoun, Lena / Emotions, The
12. You better stop it - Lovelites, The
13. I'll come running over - 2 Of Clubs
14. Mama don't allow - Reparata & The Delrons
15. Ballyhoo - King, Ramona
16. Who stole the cookie - Jaynetts, The
17. Young daddy - Francettes, The
18. I need a boy - Penna Sisters, The
19. (They call him a) Bad boy - Cooper, Christine
20. What did you do last night - Drake Sisters, The
21. Baby I miss you - Popsicles, The
22. On a rainy night - Flowers, The
23. Sweet Kind Of Loneliness - Darlettes, The
24. More than a friend - Wooden Nickels, The
25. Moon walking - Blossoms, The / Strange, Billy