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Best of
Genres: Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
 
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18 of the best by this fantastic Californian psych/ prog outfit from the '60s & '70s, all digitally remastered. Contains all of their chart hits for both the Ode & Epic labels, including 'I Got A Line On You', '1984', 'Ani...  more »

      
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All Artists: Spirit
Title: Best of
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Sony
Release Date: 10/25/1990
Genres: Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
Styles: Progressive, Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 074643227124, 074643227148

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18 of the best by this fantastic Californian psych/ prog outfit from the '60s & '70s, all digitally remastered. Contains all of their chart hits for both the Ode & Epic labels, including 'I Got A Line On You', '1984', 'Animal Zoo' & 'Mr. Skin', plus 'Nature's Way' and more! 1999 release.

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Great music, but...
David Goodwin | Westchester, NY United States | 10/23/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"...this CD is *way* out of date! While it has a few EXCELLENT songs, keep in mind that Spirit's catalogue consists of basically four albums, all of which are budget priced. If you're in the mood for a hits collection, Time Circle's a much better buy.So hah!"
Pieces that stand the test of time.
Michael Petroski | Troy, Michigan, USA | 07/13/1998
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is a collection of hits of the underground group of the 60's & 70's that successfully survives the test of time. One listen to the cut I love the best, Fresh Garbage, can get you hooked (and the message is still needed TODAY!). Guitar and drum solos on most cuts point to the groups jazz leanings, but the messages and harmony are pure rock. Other cuts that have a wide appeal are "I Got a Line on You" and "Uncle Jack". The only disappointing aspect of this album is that it misses some of the versatility of the group that is evident on lesser cuts on other CDs. If you like a mix of jazz and rock with a message, try this one out."
A Brief "Best of" Album
Brian D. Rubendall | Oakton, VA | 02/03/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"At a mere 11 tracks, "The Best of Spirit" is a fairly slight effort. The band recorded one great album in "Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus" (1970), another decent one with their self-titled album (1968) and another great single in "I Got a Line on You." If you have all of that, you already own the best music Spirit recorded. "Twelve Dreams" is represented here by no less than five songs and "Spirit" chimes in with four more. I submit that purchasing either of those albums, or both, is a better buy than the "Best Of." Nevertheless, songs included on this album are a decent selction."