is a compilation album of The Very Best Of The Manhattan Transfer 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 ]
Boy From New York City" (George Davis, John T. Taylor John Taylor) (3:40) "Trickle Trickle" (Clarence Bassett) (2:20)
Gloria" (Esther Navarro) (2:58) "Operator" (William Spivery) (3:11)
Tuxedo Junction" ( Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson, Julian Dash, Buddy Feyne) (3:04) "
Four Brothers" ( Jimmy Giuffre, Jon Hendricks) (3:48) "Ray's Rockhouse" (
Ray Charles, Jon Hendricks) (5:08) "Soul Food to Go (Sina)" (
Djavan, Doug Fieger) (5:15) "Spice of Life" (Derek Bramble, Rod Temperton) (3:41)
"Baby Come Back to Me (The Morse Code of Love)" (Nick Santamaria) (2:54)
Candy" ( Mack David, Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney Kramer) (3:28) "
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square" ( Manning Sherwin, Eric Maschwitz) (3:50) "
Birdland" ( Joe Zawinul, Jon Hendricks) (6:01) "Java Jive" (Milton Drake,
Ben Oakland)(2:46) "
Route 66" ( Bobby Troup) (2:55) "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.
References / Sources [ edit ]