Rotary Connection ‎– Black Gold: The Very Best Of Rotary Connection

Label:
Chess ‎– 983 437-9, Universal Music Catalogue ‎– 983 437-9
Format:
2 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
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1-1 Magical World
Written-By – Sidney Barnes
4:22
1-2 Amen
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Marshall Paul
4:01
1-3 Rapid Transit
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Marshall Paul
0:37
1-4 Turn Me On
Written-By – Gregory S. Perry*, Sidney Barnes
3:06
1-5 Respect
Written-By – Otis Redding
3:04
1-6 Pink Noise
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Marshall Paul
0:22
1-7 I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph
5:49
1-8 Amuse
Written-By – Jon Stocklin (2)
4:02
1-9 Sunshine Of Your Love
Written-By – Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Peter Brown*
5:07
1-10 Sursum Mentes
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Marshall Paul
0:43
1-11 Memory Band
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph
3:22
1-12 Didn't Want To Have To Do It
Written-By – John Sebastian
3:14
1-13 May Our Amens Be True
Written-By – Jon Stocklin (2), Sidney Barnes
3:04
1-14 Tales Of Brave Ulysses
Written-By – Eric Clapton, Martin Sharp (2)
4:32
1-15 The Sea & She
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph
3:31
1-16 Hey, Love
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph
4:11
1-17 Song For Everyman
Written-By – Larry Wade, Terry Callier
5:32
1-18 Love Is
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph
5:20
2-1 The Salt Of The Earth
Written-By – Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
4:57
2-2 Love Has Fallen On Me
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Lloyd Webber
4:18
2-3 If I Sing My Song
Written-By – Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph
3:39
2-4 The Weight
Written-By – Robbie Robertson
3:24
2-5 The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
Written-By – Jimi Hendrix
4:38
2-6 Living Alone
Written-By – Jon Stocklin (2)
2:53
2-7 Love Me Now
Written-By – Morris Dollison
2:45
2-8 Want You To Know
Written-By – Jon Stocklin (2)
3:02
2-9 I Got My Mojo Working
Written-By – Preston Foster
2:32
2-10 This Town
Written-By – Stevie Wonder
3:25
2-11 We're Going Wrong
Written-By – Jack Bruce
3:21
2-12 Life Could
Written-By – Bobby Simms (2)
4:22
2-13 Teach Me How To Fly
Written-By – Sidney Barnes
3:17
2-14 V.I.P.
Written-By – Bobby Simms (2)
3:06
2-15 Let Them Talk
Written-By – Bobby Simms (2)
4:25

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Notes

Issued in a three-panel Digipak.

1-2–1-4, 1-6, 1-10–1-12 taken from The Rotary Connection, 1967
1-1, 2-12–2-15 taken from The Rotary Connection, 1968
No tracks from the Christmas-themed album Peace, 1968, are included
1-5, 1-9, 1-14, 2-1, 2-4, 2-5, 2-9–2-11 taken from Songs, 1969 – this album is included in its entirety
1-8, 1-13, 2-6–2-8 taken from Dinner Music, 1970
1-7, 1-15–1-18, 2-2, 2-3 taken from Hey, Love (credited to The New Rotary Connection), 1971
(The above information is not included in the liner notes)

As on the 1998 Minnie Riperton compilation Her Chess Years, 1-8 is titled 'A-Muse' on the artwork. On Dinner Music it is titled 'Amuse'

Compilation and sleevenotes by Johnny Chandler
Project co-ordination for Universal Catalogue Marketing by Andy Street (3)
Remastered by Gary Moore (2) at Universal Studios, London

Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 02498 34379 1
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Label Code: LC 00309

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