Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Very Best of
Genres: Pop, R&B, Rock
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A "Best of the Platters" CD without "The Great Pretender"?!
Mary Whipple | New England | 03/08/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Fans of the Platters will enjoy this collection, which includes four of the Platters' big hits and six of their lesser known hits, but as "the Very Best" of the Platters it is misnamed. Many of the songs that most of us immediately associate with this group are not included, so those fans hoping to rekindle memories of the early 1950s and 1960s may be disappointed. The CD does include four of the Platters' biggest hits-"You've Got the Magic Touch," "My Prayer," "You'll Never Know," and "Twilight Time."
The CD does NOT include the following major hits for this group: "Only You," their first #1 hit on the R and B chart, which crossed over and became #5 on the pop charts and "The Great Pretender," their next hit, which was #1 on the pop charts, and which may be the song most immediately associated with the Platters. Other major hits that are missing in this collection include "If I Didn't Care," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," and "On My Word of Honor," all major hits for the group.
These missing songs (along with the big "hits" that are included here) are available on some of the other "Very Best of the Platters" CDs. While serious fans may delight in finding some of the group's lesser hits to fill in their collections, the fan looking for one CD which has all the biggest hits, may want to look at some of the other choices in the "Very Best of the Platters" collections so that they can see which collections best bring back their own memories of that early rock-and-roll era. Mary Whipple
Jaime Bertral Gosch | Spain | 12/13/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This compilation contains My Serenade an incredible song, and others songs Platters's typical.
NOTE: Sorry, but my english is very little."