The Very Best of The Manhattan Transfer

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The Very Best of the Manhattan Transfer
The Very Best of the Manhattan Transfer.jpg
Greatest hits album by The Manhattan Transfer
Released 1994
Genre Jazz
Label Atlantic
The Manhattan Transfer chronology
Anthology: Down in Birdland
(1992)
The Very Best of the Manhattan Transfer
(1994)
The Manhattan Transfer Meets Tubby the Tuba
(1994)

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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