Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
B.J. Thomas. 22 Classic Tracks. CD Double Play
Genres: Country, Pop, Rock, Christian
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NOT "All original recordings"
Peter | San Francisco, CA USA | 05/30/2003
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Well, I'm writing this review AFTER I got my CD, and I'm really unhappy. It says, right on the cover, "All Original Recordings." Baloney. These are not the original recordings, but re-recordings done later. There are obvious differences in Thomas' vocals, the instrumentation, etc. Is it badly done? Not necessarily. I suppose if you're a die-hard B. J. Thomas fan you'll find this a decent set of alternate recordings for your collection. But if you want the original songs you do not want this CD. My review and rating are based solely on this CD not being what it claims to be. For shame."
Mixed Bag of Old and New Versions
Peter | 07/05/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)
"This CD seems to be a combination of old and new versions of some of B.J's great songs. B.J. Thomas has an incredible voice when at his best, and had the knack of selecting wonderfully melodic songs with great lyrics, especially throughout the 60s and 70s. Unfortunately the new recordings on this CD lack the energy and sincerity of his originals, both in terms of B.J's vocal performances, and in regard to the arrangements. Why you would want to change such gems as this man's originals of"