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Sally didn't call when she got the word...,
This review is from: RAK's Greatest Hits (Audio CD)
Mickie Most owned RAK records which started off life in 1970. Before then he produced a number of well known songs which the first five tracks represent some of the best. Lulu's 'To Sir with love' theme topped the charts in the states but was relegated as a B side over here in the UK. Madness. The song is timeless....
As the RAK era commences, the tracks are ordered more of less in chronological order except for New World's 1971 hit 'Tom Tom Turnaround' being bizarrely placed between early 80s 'Kids in America' by Kim Wilde and 'Classic' by Adrian Gurvitz. Some of the best of RAK is indeed on offer here with no1. hits from Mud (Tiger Feet), Hot Chocolate (So you win again) and Suzi Quatro (Can the can) - although I would have chosen 'Devil Gate Drive' for Suzi. On the more obscure side are Duncan Browne's 'Journey' and Jeff Beck/Rod Stewart 'I've been drinking'. CCS's 'Whole lotta love' is a wonderful take on the Led Zep classic used as theme music on 'Top of the Pops'.
20 tracks is a nice round number but at just under 67 minutes one does wonder why the extra 12 minutes playing time that a cd offers could not have been used to accommodate some other RAK hits such as the wonderful 'Kiss you all over' by Exile, 'I don't wanna lose you' by Kandidate or anything whatsoever by one of the most successful RAK artists ever, Smokie?