Thursday, December 17, 2009

Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - The Best Of.. (1994)


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Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders first emerged out of apprentice telephone engineer Glyn Geoffrey Ellis' daydreams of becoming a successful pop performer. Rechristening himself Wayne Fontana after Elvis Presley's drummer, DJ Fontana, Fontana's first band was the Jets, a staple on the Manchester circuit through 1961-1962, but one which was doomed to failure.

According to legend, the original Jets broke up when Fontana and bassist Bob Lang alone turned up for the most important audition of their young career, at the famed Oasis club. Hurriedly, Fontana press-ganged a couple of other local musicians, bystanders in the bar, into service -- drummer Ric Rothwell... Read More...
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Well-chosen 20-track anthology, covering the hits and the best of their rare 1964-1968 singles, as well as a couple rare cuts from U.K. LPs and EPs. It's actually a distinct improvement upon its U.K. counterpart Hit Single Anthology, as it includes the fine "It's Getting Harder All of the Time"/"Off and Running" single from the To Sir With Love soundtrack, and eliminates some of the weak covers and Wayne Fontana solo singles.

1. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Game Of Love (2:07)
2. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Stop Look And Listen (2:03)
3. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um (2:32)
4. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Since You've Been Gone (1:59)
5. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Where Have You Been? (2:45)
6. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Just A Little Bit Too Late (2:22)
7. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Remind My Baby Of Me (2:19)
8. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - She Needs Love (2:29)
9. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Groovy Kind Of Love (2:02)
10. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Can't Live Without You (Can't Live Without You) (2:37)
11. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Ashes To Ashes (2:30)
12. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Pamela, Pamela (2:13)
13. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - I Want Her, She Wants Me (2:30)
14. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Off And Running (2:01)
15. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - It;s Getting Harder All Of The Time (2:15)
16. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - We'll Talk About It Tomorrow (2:19)
17. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Far Across Town (2:30)
18. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - My New Day And Age (3:14)
19. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Schoolgirl (2:12)
20. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Uncle Joe The Ice Cream Man (2:22)
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