Greatest Hits (Cher album)

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Greatest Hits
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Greatest hits album by Cher
Released October 1974
October 23, 1990 (re-released)
Recorded 1971–74
Genre
Length 31:33
Label MCA
Producer Snuff Garrett
Cher chronology
Dark Lady
(1974)Dark Lady1974
Greatest Hits
(1974)
Stars
(1975)Stars1975
Alternative cover
1990 CD release
1990 CD release
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Billboard (favorable)[2]
Robert Christgau B+[3]

Greatest Hits is the third greatest hits compilation by American singer-actress Cher, released on October 1974 by MCA Records. The album was released to close Cher's contract with MCA, her record company since 1971. This release follows the greatest hits albums Golden Greats (1968) and Superpack (1972). The album peaked at #152 on the official Billboard 200.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dark Lady" (from Dark Lady, 1974) John Durrill 3:26
2. "The Way of Love" (from Chér, 1971)
2:30
3. "Don't Hide Your Love" (from Foxy Lady, 1972) 2:50
4. "Half-Breed" (from Half-Breed, 1973)
2:42
5. "Train Of Thought" (from Dark Lady, 1974) Alan O'Day 2:34
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves" (from Chér, 1971) Bob Stone 2:36
2. "I Saw a Man and He Danced with His Wife" (from Dark Lady, 1974) Durrill 3:13
3. "Carousel Man" (from Half-Breed, 1973) Durrill 3:02
4. "Living in a House Divided" (from Foxy Lady, 1972) Tom Bahler 2:57
5. "Melody" (from Half-Breed, 1973)
  • Cliff Crofford
  • Thomas L. Garrett
2:34

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[5] 100
US Billboard 200[6] 152

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Billboard review
  3. ^ Robert Christgau review
  4. ^ "Biography (Page III)". Cher News. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  6. ^ Billboard charts - Cher Billboard. Retrieved July 8, 2016.