VA – Everlasting: The Ritchie Adams Songbook 1961-1968 (2016) – It's only rock'n'roll

VA – Everlasting: The Ritchie Adams Songbook 1961-1968 (2016)

Posted by Zorn on December 13, 2016
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The Songwriter’s Masters Series continues its tradition of spotlighting legendary 60s writers this time with a compilation of tracks written or co-written by Ritchie Adams. Ritchie Adams sprang to fame in the late 50s/early 60s as both the lead singer of the hit making group, the Fireflies and as the writer of Bobby Lewis’ Tossin’ And Turnin’ the #1 single on the Billboard Hot-100 for 1961, having spent an amazing seven weeks at #1. Upon leaving the Fireflies, with whom he had a #21 hit, You Were Mine , to pursue a solo career, Ritchie not only made a slew of fantastic recordings but also became one of the 60s’ and 70s’ most consistent songwriters.

Tracklist:

01. Ritchie Adams – The King (2:06)
02. The Chiffons – Just For Tonight (2:40)
03. Bobby Lewis – Tossin’ And Turnin’ (2:22)
04. Dale Brooks – I Wanna Be Your Girl (2:23)
05. Barry Gordon – Let Me Try (2:31)
06. Chad Munro – After All Is Said And Done (3:02)
07. The Visions – Secret World (Of Tears) (2:31)
08. Rita Da Costa – You And Nothing More (2:02)
09. Vinnie Monte – His Girl (2:05)
10. Rick Randell – Take My Name And Number (2:16)
11. The Elegantes – Wake Up (2:31)
12. Vi Velasco – The Benefit Of The Doubt (2:35)
13. Ritchie Adams – Are You Changing (2:18)
14. Bobbi Martin – Don’t Take It Out On Me (2:39)
15. Anita Bryant – Why Me (2:28)
16. Jimmy Beaumont – Camera (2:40)
17. Joey Gee – It’s More Than I Deserve (2:28)
18. The Glories – Sing Me A Love Song (2:23)
19. King Williams – Fight For Your Girl (2:50)
20. The Marcels – Give Me Back Your Love (2:44)
21. Ritchie Adams – Better Off Without You (2:56)
22. The Turbans – Six Questions (2:41)
23. Zena Foster – Make It Me (2:44)
24. The Four-Evers – Everlasting (2:16)
25. Vi Velasco – I Don’t Wanna Go On (2:11)
26. Special Delivery – Hello Love (2:25)
27. Rita Da Costa – Am I Ever Gonna Learn (2:14)
28. Chad Munro – I’ve Never Really Been In Love Before (2:06)
29. Dale Brooks – Like The Other Girls Do (2:23)
30. Billy Casher – Give Her Back (2:28)
31. The Robins – Magic Of A Dream (2:37)
32. Ritchie Adams – Something Inside Of Me Died (2:21)

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