The Very Best of The Manhattan Transfer

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The Very Best of the Manhattan Transfer
Greatest hits album by The Manhattan Transfer
Released 1994
Genre Jazz
Label Atlantic
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The Very Best Of The Manhattan Transfer is a compilation album of The Manhattan Transfer released in 1994 on the Atlantic Records label.

This album is a selection of the core songs of the group, spanning more than twenty years.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Boy From New York City" (George Davis, John T. Taylor John Taylor) (3:40)
  2. "Trickle Trickle" (Clarence Bassett) (2:20)
  3. "Gloria" (Esther Navarro) (2:58)
  4. "Operator" (William Spivery) (3:11)
  5. "Tuxedo Junction" (Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson, Julian Dash, Buddy Feyne) (3:04)
  6. "Four Brothers" (Jimmy Giuffre, Jon Hendricks) (3:48)
  7. "Ray's Rockhouse" (Ray Charles, Jon Hendricks) (5:08)
  8. "Soul Food to Go (Sina)" (Djavan, Doug Fieger) (5:15)
  9. "Spice of Life" (Derek Bramble, Rod Temperton) (3:41)
  10. "Baby Come Back to Me (The Morse Code of Love)" (Nick Santamaria) (2:54)
  11. "Candy" (Mack David, Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney Kramer) (3:28)
  12. "A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square" (Manning Sherwin, Eric Maschwitz) (3:50)
  13. "Birdland" (Joe Zawinul, Jon Hendricks) (6:01)
  14. "Java Jive" (Milton Drake, Ben Oakland)(2:46)
  15. "Route 66" (Bobby Troup) (2:55)
  16. "Twilight Zone/Twilight Tone" (Jay Graydon, Bernard Herrmann, Alan Paul) (6:06)

Album Cover[edit]

The original cover of this album featured a band photo featuring Laurel Massé. Though it was almost immediately pulled from store shelves, and replaced with the more familiar photo including Cheryl Bentyne, a limited amount made it into circulation.

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