(B-list) Album Chart of 1967

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(B-list) Album Chart of 1967
see also: the main (A-list) Album Chart of 1967
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GREATEST HITS
The Byrds
Columbia CS-9516
the USA
8.35 “Excellent” Folk Rock / Americana

Jukebox picks: “Mr. Tambourine Man” (10) • “All I Really Want To Do” (9.6) • “I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better” (9.4)
TJR saysFor many, this served as the band’s definitive statement and I’d concur with that. It’s a mega-neat summation of primeti...more →

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UNIVERSAL SOLDIER
Donovan
Marble Arch Records MAL-718
Scotland
7.98 “Brilliant” Folk

Jukebox picks: “Catch The Wind” (10) • “Colours” (9.5) • “Turquoise” (8.9)
TJR says9 originals and 3 covers on this brilliant compilation of single sides and EP tracks, all released in 1965. “A folk si...more →

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SUNSHINE SUPERMAN [1967]
Donovan
Pye Records NPL-18181
Scotland
7.17 “Really good” Psychedelia; Folk; Songwriter

Jukebox picks: “Season Of The Witch” (8.7) • “Sunshine Superman” (8.6) • “Hampstead Incident” (8.2)
TJR saysThis is a compilation LP - Pye NPL 18181, released in the UK in summer, 1967 and not to be confused with the 1966 U.S. a...more →

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SINGS HIS HIT SONG TEN COMMANDMENTS
Prince Buster
RCA Victor LPM-3792
Jamaica
6.93 “Good” Ska / Rocksteady

Jukebox picks: “Ten Commandments” (8.2) • “Tongue Will Tell” (8.2) • “Ten Commandments From Woman To Man” (7.5)
TJR saysAn RCA USA-only release. At least 5 tracks had appeared on Busters’ Jamaican albums, and no doubt some of the other 6 tr...more →

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MODERN SAX STARS
Various Artists
CBS LAB-4002
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6.57 “Good” Africana

Jukebox picks: “Bra Sello - 13-0-13” (7.1) • “Abafana Bentuntuko - Buya Mvelase” (7.0) • “Bra Sello - Tycoon No.1” (6.9)
TJR saysA fine LP of South African saxophone jive instrumentals, including the big hits, “Vala Nzimande” (by Abafana Bentuthuko)...more →

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8 MEN AND 4 WOMEN
O.V. Wright
Back Beat BLP-66
the USA
6.27 “Decent enough” Soul Ballad; Soul

Jukebox picks: “Eight Men, Four Women” (7.3) • “Motherless Child” (7.2) • “You’re Gonna Make Me Cry” (7.0)
TJR saysRepeats nine tracks from the 1965 debut, hence the b-list status....more →

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PATA PATA
Miriam Makeba
Reprise Records RS-6274
South Africa
5.92 “Average” Africana; Pop

Jukebox picks: “Pata Pata” (8.7) • “Jol'inkomo” (7.8) • “A Piece Of Ground” (7.5)
TJR saysBack-album reworks are in the majority, hence the b-list status....more →

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GREATEST HITS
The Dave Clark Five
Columbia 33SX 6105
England
5.89 “Average” Pop; Blues Rock / Soul Rock

Jukebox picks: “Glad All Over” (10) • “Bits And Pieces” (9.9) • “Catch Us If You Can” (7.0)
TJR saysUK release (EMI Columbia 33SX 6105), rounding up 14 sides 1963-1966 with 10 originals and 4 covers including “Do You L...more →

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GOLDEN HITS VOLUME 1
Dionne Warwick
Scepter Records SPS-565
the USA
5.17 “Below average” Pop; Pop Ballad

Jukebox picks: “Don’t Make Me Over” (7.1) • “Wishin’ And Hopin’” (6.4) • “Walk On By” (5.7)
TJR saysShe was immediately a grand presence in the world with her fine debut single, “Don’t Make Me Over”, back in 1962. Ar...more →

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SMASH HITS VOL.2
The Searchers
Marble Arch Records MAL-673
England
5.00 “Below average” Pop

Jukebox picks: “When You Walk In The Room” (7.7) • “Take It Or Leave It” (6.4) • “Have You Ever Loved Somebody” (6.3)
TJR saysBudget compile with the short runtime for which Marble Arch was notorious....more →

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DEAR ELOISE / KING MIDAS IN REVERSE
The Hollies
Epic LN-24344
England
4.98 “Poor” Pop

Jukebox picks: “King Midas In Reverse” (7.3) • “Dear Eloise” (6.7) • “Step Inside” (5.3)
TJR saysThe U.S. edition of “Butterfly”, titled “Dear Eloise/King Midas in Reverse” (Epic LN 24344/BN 26344), featured different...more →

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BREAKTHROUGH - AN INTRODUCTION TO STUDIO 2 STEREO
Various Artists
Music For Pleasure MFP-1334
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3.80 “Terrible” Orchestra Dance

Jukebox picks: “Band of The Irish Guards - Michelle” (6.2) • “Ron Goodwin and his Orchestra - 633 Squadron” (5.5) • “Joe Loss and his Orchestra - Poppa Yo Quero” (4.5)
TJR saysAn occasionally interesting LP, compiling 12 cuts from the series as described in the liner notes: “Here on this album...more →

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LIVE AT THE TALK OF THE TOWN
Tom Jones
Decca SKL-4874
Wales
3.68 “Terrible” Crooner / Cabaret; Soul

Jukebox picks: “I Can’t Stop Loving You [live ’67]” (5.0) • “Thunderball [live ’67]” (4.5) • “Ain’t That Good News [live ’67]” (4.3)
TJR saysThere's no doubting the tight quality from the rip-roaring live band, but I'm just not into this cabaret bam-pow. Got to...more →



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