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THREE SIX NINE! THE BEST OF SHIRLEY ELLIS

ACE



CD

Released: 27th Apr 2018

£13.99


Recorded between 1963 and 1967, ace records present two dozen of the Nitty Gritty Girl’s finest recordings for Congress and Columbia, many written by her mentor Lincoln Chase.

the compilation Includes Shirley’s unforgettable signature hits ‘The Nitty Gritty’, ‘The Name Game’, ‘The Clapping Song’ and ‘Soul Time’ (all in stereo), many other great singles, and highlights from her “In Action” and “Sugar, Let’s Shing-A-Ling: Soul Time With Shirley Ellis” albums. it also includes a Bumper 24-page booklet featuring in-depth notes by Harry Young and a cornucopia of colourful illustrations, including eight previously unpublished photos courtesy of the Sony Music Archives.

THREE SIX NINE! THE BEST OF SHIRLEY ELLIS

Tracklist

  1. THE CLAPPING SONG (CLAP PAT CLAP SLAP)
  2. THE NAME GAME
  3. THE NITTY GRITTY
  4. DON’T LET GO *
  5. TAKIN’ CARE OF BUSINESS *
  6. SUCH A NIGHT *
  7. GET OUT *
  8. KANSAS CITY *
  9. (THAT’S) WHAT THE NITTY GRITTY IS
  10. BRING IT ON HOME TO ME
  11. C.C. RIDER *
  12. I NEVER WILL FORGET *
  13. I SEE IT, I LIKE IT, I WANT IT *
  14. THE PUZZLE SONG (A PUZZLE IN SONG)
  15. KA TA GA TA BOOM BEAT
  16. ONE SOUR NOTE *
  17. YOU BETTER BE GOOD, WORLD *
  18. EVER SEE A DIVER KISS HIS WIFE WHILE THE BUBBLES BOUNCE ABOUT ABOVE THE WATER?
  19. BIRDS, BEES, CUPIDS AND BOWS
  20. SOUL TIME
  21. WAITIN’
  22. SUGAR, LET’S SHING-A-LING
  23. BACK TRACK
  24. YES I’M READY