Mannish Boys: The Stax & Volt Recordings 1969-74 ()

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Mannish Boys: The Stax & Volt Recordings 1969-74 - The Newcomers
Track Listing
  1. Girl This Boy Loves You
  2. Open Up Your Heart (Let Me In)
  3. You Put the Sunshine Back in My World
  4. Still a Boy in My Heart
  5. Pin the Tail on the Donkey
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  1. Girl This Boy Loves You
  2. Open Up Your Heart (Let Me In)
  3. You Put the Sunshine Back in My World
  4. Still a Boy in My Heart
  5. Pin the Tail on the Donkey
  6. Mannish Boy
  7. The Martian Hop
  8. Humpty Dumpty
  9. Keep an Eye on Your Close Friends
  10. Too Little in Common to Be Lovers (Too Much Going to Say Goodbye)
  11. The Whole World Is a Picture Show
  12. Betcha Can't Guess Who
  13. See Saw Lovin?
  14. Reaching the Age
  15. (Paint on Me) The Face of a Clown
  16. It's Me Who Loves You
  17. I Don't Want to Lose You
  18. She's Gone
  19. Since You Don't Care
  20. Spare Me the Hurt of Losing You
  21. What a Girl I've Got Lovin? Me
  22. Stop by Here
  23. The Exit
  24. Sweet Purity
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"Mannish Boy" was the name of one of Muddy Waters' roughest songs, but the Newcomers never seemed to swagger. The second-line Stax/Volt act racked up a few R&B hits between 1969 and 1974, all characterized by their cheerful harmonies -- a down-home Southern variation on the exuberance of the Jackson 5. This separated the Newcomers from their Stax brethren and that also makes Mannish Boys, a 2013 collection from Ace that contains 24 cuts from the vocal group, including several demos and unreleased cuts, so much fun. Some of ...

Mannish Boys: The Stax & Volt Recordings 1969-74 2013, Stax

UPC: 029667056120

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