20 Golden Greats (The Shadows album)

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20 Golden Greats
The shadows - 20 golden greats.jpg
Compilation album by The Shadows
Released 3 August 1977 (1977-08-03)
Genre Pop
Length 49:02
Label EMI
Producer The Shadows
The Shadows chronology
Rarities
(1976)'Rarities'1976
20 Golden Greats
(1977)
The Best of The Shadows
(1977)'The Best of The Shadows'1977
Alternative cover
Dutch edition of the album (1980)
Dutch edition of the album (1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

20 Golden Greats is a compilation album by UK band The Shadows. It was released in 1977. The album was in UK charts for 43 weeks, where it gained number 1 position for 6 weeks[2]

The album was retitled 20 Greatest Hits for release in the Netherlands in 1980, where it reached number 2 on the album chart.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Apache" 2:52
2. "Man of Mystery" 2:00
3. "The Frightened City" 2:20
4. "Guitar Tango" 2:59
5. "Kon-Tiki" 1:54
6. "Foot Tapper" 2:26
7. "Genie with the Light Brown Lamp" 2:40
8. "The Warlord" 2:15
9. "A Place in the Sun" 2:12
10. "Atlantis" 2:47
11. "Wonderful Land" 2:08
12. "FBI" 2:19
13. "The Savage" 2:27
14. "Geronimo" 2:20
15. "Shindig" 2:18
16. "Stingray" 2:33
17. "Theme for Young Lovers" 2:38
18. "The Rise and Fall of Flingel Bunt" 2:47
19. "Maroc 7" 2:43
20. "Dance On" 2:24

Charts[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[2] 1
Dutch Album Chart[3] (1980) 2
NZ Album Chart[5] (1985) 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. "20 Golden Greats". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Official UK Albums". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Dutch Album Chart". Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dutch Edition". discogs.com. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "NZ Album Chart". Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 16 May 2013.