Fontella Bass ‎– The Very Best Of Fontella Bass

Chess ‎– 983 521-2
CD, Compilation, Remastered, Digipak

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1 Our Day Will Come
Written By – Mort Garson/Bob HilliardWritten-By – Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson
2 How Glad I Am
Written By – Larry Harrison/Jimmy WilliamsWritten-By – Jimmy Williams (3), Larry Harrison
3 Oh, No, Not My Baby
Written-By – Gerry Goffin/Carole King*
4 Rescue Me
Written By – Raynard Miner/Carl William SmithWritten-By – Carl William Smith*, Raynard Miner
5 Gee Whiz
Written-By – Carla Thomas
6 I'm A Woman
Written-By – Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller*
7 Since I Fell For You
Written-By – Buddy Johnson
8 Impossible
Written By – O. Jones/BF FlipWritten-By – BF Flip*, O. Jones*
9 You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
Written By – Barry Mann/Philip Spector/Cynthia WeillWritten-By – Barry Mann/Cynthia Weill*, Philip Spector*
10 The Soul Of A Man
Written-By – Oliver Sain
11 Come And Get These Memories
Written-By – Eddie Holland/Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier*
12 I Know
Written-By – Barbara George
13 Recovery
Written By – Billy Davis/Raynard Miner/Carl William SmithWritten-By – Billy Davis (2), Carl William Smith*, Raynard Miner
14 Leave It In The Hands Of Love
Written By – Sugar Pie DeSanto/Shena De MellWritten-By – Shena De Mell*, Sugar Pie DeSanto
15 I Surrender
Written By – Billy Davis/Sugar Pie DeSanto/Shena De MellWritten-By – Billy Davis (2), Shena De Mell*, Sugar Pie DeSanto
16 I Can't Rest
Written By – Billy Davis/Raynard Miner/Carl William SmithWritten-By – Billy Davis (2), Carl William Smith*, Raynard Miner
17 Safe And Sound
Written By – Billy Davis/Raynard Miner/Carl SmithWritten-By – Billy Davis (2), Carl Smith (2), Raynard Miner
18 You'll Never Know
Written-By – Oliver Sain
19 Lucky In Love
Written By – Karl Tarleton/Gerald SimsWritten-By – Gerald Sims, Karl Tarleton
20 Sweet Lovin' Daddy
Written-By – John D. Jones Jr.
21 Free At Last
Written-By – Oliver Sain
22 Joy Of Love
Written-By – Unknown Artist
23 Don't Mess Up A Good Thing
Featuring [Duet With] – Bobby McClureWritten-By – Oliver Sain
24 Baby What You Want Me To Do
Featuring [Duet With] – Bobby McClureWritten-By – Jimmy Reed
25 You're Gonna Miss Me
Featuring [Duet With] – Bobby McClureWritten By – Carl William Smith/Raynard Miner/Billy DavisWritten-By – Billy Davis (2), Carl William Smith*, Raynard Miner

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  • Compiled By, Other [Annotated By]Lois Wilson
  • Mastered By [Remastered]Gary Moore (2)
  • Other [Project Co-ordination By] – Andy Street



Compiled and annotated by Lois Wilson, MOJO Magazine.
Thanks to Jon Harrington, David Nathan's always informative writing, Tony Rounce and Mick Patrick and Malcolm Baumgart.

Project Co-ordination for Universal by Andy Street.
Remastered by Gary Moore at Universal Studios, London.
Thanks to Andy Griffin, Benita Kimera, Zoe Roberts, Dary Easlea & Marshall Chess. Designed @ Bold, London.

This compilation (P) 2006 Univeral/Island Records Ltd. (C) 2006 Universal/Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company. Marketed and distributed in the UK by Universal Music.

Made in the EU.

Credits written in upper-case, e.g. MORT GARSON/BOB HILLIARD.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 602498352120
  • Barcode (Text): 6 02498 35212 0
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0130
  • Matrix / Runout: 06024 983 521-2 01 ❋ 51747883
  • Matrix / Runout (Mould): Made in Germany by EDC A
  • Matrix / Runout: [Universal logo] x4
  • Rights Society: BIEM / SABAM
  • Label Code: LC00309