Dusty in Memphis [UK Bonus Tracks]

Dusty in Memphis [UK Bonus Tracks]

by Dusty Springfield

CD(Remastered / Bonus Tracks)

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Overview

Sometimes memories distort or inflate the quality of recordings deemed legendary, but in the case of Dusty in Memphis, the years have only strengthened its reputation. The idea of taking England's reigning female soul queen to the home of the music she had mastered was an inspired one. The Jerry Wexler/Tom Dowd/Arif Mardin production and engineering team picked mostly perfect songs, and those that weren't so great were salvaged by Springfield's marvelous delivery and technique. This set has definitive numbers in "So Much Love," "Son of a Preacher Man," "Breakfast in Bed," "Just One Smile," "I Don't Want to Hear About It Anymore," and "Just a Little Lovin'," and offers exquisite mastering, informative notes, and an unreleased version of "What Do You Do When Love Dies." It's truly a disc deserving of its classic status. [Eight of the 11 original tracks are repeated at the end of the U.K. edition in their original mono form.] ~ Ron Wynn & Richie Unterberger

Product Details

Release Date: 10/29/2002
Label: Universal Uk
UPC: 0044006329727
catalogNumber: 063297
Rank: 17218

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dusty Springfield   Primary Artist,Vocals
Sweet Inspirations   Background Vocals
Gene Chrisman   Drums
Tommy Cogbill   Guitar
Bobby Emmons   Organ,Conga,Electric Piano
Mike Leech   Conga
Reggie Young   Guitar,Sitar

Technical Credits

Elvis Costello   Liner Notes
Michel Legrand   Composer
Burt Bacharach   Composer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Hal David   Composer
Tom Dowd   Producer,Liner Notes,Audio Production
Arif Mardin   Producer,Liner Notes,Audio Production
Jerry Wexler   Producer,Liner Notes,Audio Production
Stanley Booth   Liner Notes
Paul Howes   Liner Notes
Gary Moore   Liner Notes

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