The Collection (1993 Blood, Sweat & Tears album)

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The Collection
Compilation album by Blood Sweat & Tears
Released September 16, 1993
Recorded 1967-1976
Genre Rock
Length 78:02
Label Castle CCSCD 379
Producer John Simon, James William Guercio, Bobby Colomby, Roy Halee, Don Heckman, Steve Tyrell, Henry Cosby, Jimmy Ienner, Bob James

The Collection is a compilation album by the band Blood, Sweat & Tears released by Castle Communications in the United Kingdom in 1993. This compilation contains songs from all nine of their Columbia albums, including five songs taken from the albums New Blood, No Sweat and Mirror Image with lead vocalist Jerry Fisher.[1]

This album is different from the 15-song compilation titled The Collection that was released by Sony Music in Europe in 2003.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Days Are Numbered" (Al Kooper) – 3:20
  2. "Without Her" (Harry Nilsson) – 2:43
  3. "I Can't Quit Her" (Al Kooper, Irwin Levine) – 3:35
  4. "More and More" (Vee Pee, Don Juan) – 3:04
  5. "And When I Die" (Laura Nyro) – 4:06
  6. "Spinning Wheel" (David Clayton-Thomas) – 4:07
  7. "You've Made Me So Very Happy" (Berry Gordy Jr., Brenda Holloway, Patrice Holloway, Frank Wilson) – 4:18
  8. "Hi-De-Ho" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) – 4:27
  9. "Lucretia MacEvil" (David Clayton-Thomas) – 3:08
  10. "Go Down Gamblin" (David Clayton-Thomas) – 4:17
  11. "Lisa, Listen To Me" (David Clayton-Thomas, Dick Halligan) – 3:01
  12. "Touch Me" (Victoria Pike, Teddy Randazzo) – 3:34
  13. "I Can't Move No Mountains" (Michael Gately, Robert John) – 3:00
  14. "So Long Dixie" (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) – 4:31
  15. "Save Our Ship" (George Wadenius, Cynthia Weil) – 3:42
  16. "Back Up Against the Wall" (Buddy Buie, James Cobb) – 3:41
  17. "Tell Me That I'm Wrong" (Patricia Cosby) – 2:30
  18. "Got to Get You Into My Life" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 3:18
  19. "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know" (Al Kooper) – 5:59
  20. "You're The One" (David Clayton-Thomas, William Daniel Smith) – 4:57
  21. "Lucretia's Reprise" (Blood, Sweat & Tears) – 2:44

Production[edit]

  • "My Days Are Numbered", "Without Her", "I Can't Quit Her" and "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know"
Produced by John Simon
From the Columbia album Child Is Father to the Man CS 9619
Produced by James William Guercio
From the Columbia album Blood, Sweat & Tears CS 9720
  • "Hi-De-Ho", "Lucretia MacEvil" and "Lucretia's Reprise"
Produced by Bobby Colomby and Roy Halee
From the Columbia album Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 KC 30090
  • "Go Down Gamblin" and ""Lisa, Listen To Me"
Produced by Don Heckman, Bobby Colomby and Roy Halee
From the Columbia album Blood, Sweat & Tears 4 KC 30590
  • "Touch Me", "I Can't Move No Mountains" and "So Long Dixie"
Produced by Bobby Colomby
From the Columbia album New Blood KC 31780
  • "Save Our Ship" and "Back Up Against the Wall"
Produced by Steve Tyrell
From the Columbia album No Sweat KC 32180
  • "Tell Me That I'm Wrong"
Produced by Henry Cosby
From the Columbia album Mirror Image KC 32929
Produced by Jimmy Ienner
From the Columbia album New City PC 33484
  • "You're The One"
Produced by Bob James
From the Columbia album More Than Ever PC 34233

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brian Wynne, sleeve notes to the 1993 CD compilation "Blood, Sweat & Tears - The Collection", catalog no. Castle Communications CCSCD 379