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Very Best of
Len Barry
Very Best of
Genres: Pop, R&B
 
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All Artists: Len Barry
Title: Very Best of
Members Wishing: 4
Total Copies: 0
Label: Taragon
Release Date: 3/1/1995
Genres: Pop, R&B
Styles: Oldies, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 783785100423

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Len's Fabulous...This C.D Isn't.
swinginglondon | London | 03/09/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"By now there should be a much more extensive collection of this groovy singer's work on C.D.The poor sound quality here is typical of early C.D's.I've got a copy of Len's original 1965 album, 1-2-3, and there are so many great songs on it that aren't here and the sound of the original recordings is SO fabulous...so sharp and LOUD, baby.Len Barry represented all that was right about mid-'sixties American pop/dance music, when the coolest thing a white singer could do was sound like a black guy, which Lenny does, in trumps. I'm amazed there isn't anything better out yet.
If I were you I'd wait until that happens. These recordings sound muddy and bassy.P.S. One thing I did like about this collection is the very groovy intro, which I've never heard before, when Lenny thanks all the D.J's for making his song (1-2-3) a hit...he talks in his hip/cool voice, over a swingin', switched-on, finger clickin' soundtrack...check out the soundbite for a cool taster."
THE WORLD'S MOST OVERLOOKED ROCK AND ROLL LEGEND
Edwin Heaven | SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA USA | 12/19/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"LENNY, YOU'RE THE GREATEST!YOUR WORK WITH THE DOVELLS IS LEGENDARY.AND THE HEART AND SOUL YOU BRING TO THIS ALBUM SPEAKS VOLUMES. WE ALL STRUCK IT RICH WHEN YOU STEPPED UP TO THE MICROPHONE.IT'S A CLASSIC ... AND MUST NOT BE OVERLOOKED."
LEN BARRY IS FABULOUS !
K. Nolting | Lincoln,Ne. | 03/29/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"LEN BARRY IS MY FAVORITE SINGER AND HAVE FOLLOWED HIS CAREER SINCE 1961.THIS CD CAPTURES HITS FROM HIS TIME WITH DECCA IN THE MID SIXTIES.i STRUCK IT RICH IS WONDERFUL.IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A BIG HIT.ALSO HAS HIS BEST KNOWN HIT 123.A GREAT ARTIST WITH AN UNFORGETTABLE VOICE YOU DON'T FORGET ONCE YOU'VE HEARD IT.IN SHORT I LOVE THIS RELEASE AND PLAY IT CONSTANTLY.MORE ON CD BY LEN BARRY PLEASE.I WILL BUY THE BOX SET WHEN IT IS FIALLY COMPILED AND RELEASED."