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  • Audio CD (23 Aug. 1993)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Connoisseur Collection
  • ASIN: B00000764G
  • Other Editions: Vinyl
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 15,268 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Night of Fear - The Move
2. I Can Hear the Grass Grow - The Move
3. Flowers in the Rain - The Move
4. Fire Brigade - The Move
5. Blackberry Way - The Move
6. Curly - The Move
7. Brontosaurus - The Move
8. Tonight - The Move
9. Chinatown - The Move
10. California Man - The Move
11. Ball Park Incident - Wizzard
12. See My Baby Jive - Wizzard
13. Dear Elaine - Roy Wood
14. Angel Fingers - Wizzard
15. Forever - Roy Wood
16. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday - Wizzard
17. Rock 'N' Roll Winter - Wizzard
18. Goin' Down the Road - Roy Wood
19. This Is the Story of My Love - Wizzard
20. Are You Ready to Rock - Wizzard
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By J. J. R. Isaac on 3 Oct. 2008
Format: Audio CD
I agree wholeheartedly with all the other reviewers here: A luxurious singles album that contains just about everything one could want from a Roy Wood career retrospective. The only omission is the single '10538 Overture' from Roy's brief time with ELO, which may be due to copyright issues (although it was issued on the EMI/Harvest label like the Wizzard sides that are included here). But that's not enough to dock the album a star. Fabulous.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By M. Maguire on 2 Feb. 2005
Format: Audio CD
This is a terrific twenty-one compilation for Roy Wood fans. All the best early "Move" hits through to the sensational "Wizzard" tracks. An absolute MUST-BUY. If you like Roy Wood - you'll love this.
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42 of 46 people found the following review helpful By Peter Durward Harris #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on 7 Oct. 2003
Format: Audio CD
Roy Wood first achieved success as a member of the Move, a typical British pop group of the late sixties who had success with such songs as Flowers in the rain, Blackberry way, Fire brigade, Night of fear, I can hear the grass grow (all huge UK chart hits) and other excellent songs. The first ten tracks on this compilation are by the Move.
This group evolved into the Electric Light Orchestra, but Roy only recorded one album with ELO, after which he quit and formed his own group, Wizzard, which had significant UK chart success in 1973 and 1974 with their brand of glam rock music.
Wizzard started their run of hits with Ballpark incident, a top ten hit. They had two British number one hits, See my baby jive and Angel fingers, plus two other big hits - Rock and roll winter and Are you ready to rock.
The song Wizzard (and Roy Wood) will forever be remembered actually peaked at number four. It is, of course, the classic song I wish I could be Christmas everyday, perhaps the finest Christmas rock song of them all. It features a children's choir used effectively and well and is frequently included on UK Christmas compilations along with those other perennial Christmas rock songs by Slade, John Lennon, Mud, Shaking Stevens, Cliff Richard, Paul McCartney and others. Because of that, there cannot be anybody in Britain of school age or above who has not heard the song.
Roy also recorded some excellent solo songs, particularly Dear Elaine and Forever. This compilation serves as an excellent overview of Roy's career. The Move and Wizzard were both excellent groups but this compilation contains all the essentials of both groups.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By A. Brighty on 1 Nov. 2007
Format: Audio CD
Sometimes I think it's criminal that Roy Wood is so often overlooked. The bloke was an absolute master in capturing what was appealing to the discerning ear at the time. Whether it be Phil Spector-like productions, visual imagery, Beach Boy harmonys or the seemingly obligatory 'De dum De Dum De Dum' part in most of the Wizzard tunes.
Haven't got enough good things to say about this collection. It's not only the Beatles who had the kahunas to write such imaginative stuff coupled with some quality chord progressions. Throw in one of the 60's finest middle-eights from Fire Brigade, and it's perfect pop.
God bless ya Woody mate!
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I bought this album for the best known songs "Blackberry Way, I Can Hear The Grass Grow, Flowers In The Rain, Fire Brigade, See My Baby Jive" and "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday", and the cd doesn't disappoint. "Blackberry Way" has been a favourite song from my youth - though I was only months old when it was released - it always seemed to be on the radio throughout the 70's, where undoubtedly, my love for that song begun. "Flowers In The Rain" is another favourite from Roy's days in The Move and like "Blackberry Way", I always play it more than once when listening to this disc.

A song that does standout from my younger years is "See My Baby Jive" which is a feel good upbeat track that was a radio favourite back in the day. One song that I had forgotten about was "Angel Fingers", and until I bought this album I probably hadn't heard it for about three decades. And of course there is the joyous perennial Christmas song whose title needs no introduction, great to have here but can seem a little out of place if you play it at the wrong time of year.

The only slight negative (hence only the four stars) is that the songs towards the end of the album have a drop in quality. From this perspective I could have done with the last five tracks not being on the disc. But that is only reflective of my taste in Roy's back catalogue and in itself, not a criticism.

The cd sounds great and contains a two page liner from Roger Dopson.
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13 of 16 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 2 Nov. 2000
Format: Audio CD
A blinding collection of one of the most under acknowledged singer/songwriters in recent music history. It contains the best of his well known 70's hits,"Fire Brigade", the horn fest that is " Ball Park Incident", and also to the sublime "Curly". In a nutshell buy it and you will never have a dull arse party again.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Paul on 17 Feb. 2014
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So many classic songs on one CD. What's not to like ? All of Roy Wood's best are on here.
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By W A M Frantz on 31 Oct. 2013
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Just an amazing collection of singles from The Move to Wizzard to Roy Wood's solo stuff. Wonderful memories of childhood days back in the 60s and early 70s. "Curly" from 1969 and his solo hit "Forever" from 1973 are particular favourites of mine. All recordings are the original singles. Highly recommended.
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