Greatest Hits (The Association album)

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Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by The Association
Released November 1968
Recorded 1966-1968
Genre Sunshine pop, Baroque pop
Length 38:27
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Curt Boettcher, Jerry Yester, Bones Howe
The Association chronology
Greatest Hits
Goodbye Columbus

Greatest Hits is the first compilation album by The Association, released in 1968 by Warner Bros. Records. The album peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 album chart. It has sold more than 2 million copies in the U.S. alone, making it the group's biggest seller.[citation needed]

The autobiographical tune "Six Man Band", written by Terry Kirkman, was a new song which was also released as a single at about the same time as this album. Despite the title, the album does not include the singles "Pandora's Golden Heebie Jeebies" (which charted at #35 in late 1966) or "Looking Glass" (which was a regional hit), using non-hits such as "Like Always" and "We Love Us" instead.

Some recordings on this album were encoded with the Haeco-CSG process.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "The Time It Is Today" (Russ Giguere) – 2:19
  2. "Everything That Touches You" (Terry Kirkman) – 3:22
  3. "Like Always" (Bob Alcivar, Tony Ortega, Larry Ramos) – 3:08
  4. "Never My Love" (Don and Dick Addrisi) – 3:10
  5. "Requiem For The Masses" (Kirkman) – 4:06
  6. "Along Comes Mary" (Tandyn Almer) – 2:49

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Enter the Young" (Kirkman) – 2:45
  2. "No Fair at All" (Jim Yester) – 2:37
  3. "Time for Livin'" (D. and D. Addrisi) – 2:48
  4. "We Love Us" (Ted Bluechel) – 2:25 [erroneously listed as "We Love"]
  5. "Cherish" (Kirkman) – 3:27
  6. "Windy" (Ruthann Friedman) – 2:56
  7. "Six Man Band" (Kirkman) - 2:12


Year Chart Position
1968 US Billboard 200 4