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Rotary ConnectionBlack Gold: The Very Best Of Rotary Connection

Label:Chess – 983 437-9, Universal Music Catalogue – 983 437-9
Format:
2 x CD, Compilation, Remastered
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock, Funk / Soul, Pop
Style:Pop Rock, Soul, Jazz-Funk, Psychedelic Rock, Easy Listening, Vocal, Gospel, Folk

Tracklist

1-1Magical World
Written-BySidney Barnes
4:22
1-2Amen4:01
1-3Rapid Transit0:37
1-4Turn Me On3:06
1-5Respect
Written-ByOtis Redding
3:04
1-6Pink Noise0:22
1-7I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun5:49
1-8Amuse
Written-ByJon Stocklin
4:02
1-9Sunshine Of Your Love5:07
1-10Sursum Mentes0:43
1-11Memory Band3:22
1-12Didn't Want To Have To Do It
Written-ByJohn Sebastian
3:14
1-13May Our Amens Be True
Written-ByJon Stocklin, Sidney Barnes
3:04
1-14Tales Of Brave Ulysses4:32
1-15The Sea & She3:31
1-16Hey, Love4:11
1-17Song For Everyman
Written-ByLarry Wade, Terry Callier
5:32
1-18Love Is5:20
2-1The Salt Of The Earth
Written-ByKeith Richards, Mick Jagger
4:57
2-2Love Has Fallen On Me4:18
2-3If I Sing My Song3:39
2-4The Weight
Written-ByRobbie Robertson
3:24
2-5The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp
Written-ByJimi Hendrix
4:38
2-6Living Alone
Written-ByJon Stocklin
2:53
2-7Love Me Now
Written-ByMorris Dollison
2:45
2-8Want You To Know
Written-ByJon Stocklin
3:02
2-9I Got My Mojo Working
Written-ByPreston Foster
2:32
2-10This Town
Written-ByStevie Wonder
3:25
2-11We're Going Wrong
Written-ByJack Bruce
3:21
2-12Life Could
Written-ByBobby Simms (2)
4:22
2-13Teach Me How To Fly
Written-BySidney Barnes
3:17
2-14V.I.P.
Written-ByBobby Simms (2)
3:06
2-15Let Them Talk
Written-ByBobby Simms (2)
4:25
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Packaging: cardboard tri-fold (6 panel) digipak style cover (glossy finish, thick spine with text), clear plastic trays, 8 page stapled booklet insert.

1-2–1-4, 1-6, 1-10–1-12 taken from The Rotary Connection, 1967
1-1, 2-12–2-15 taken from Aladdin, 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.

Total times:
CD1 - 64:14
CD2 - 54:37

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 6 02498 34379 1
  • Label Code: LC 00309
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): [4 Universal logos] 06024 983 438-0 01 ✳ 51725074
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 0141
  • Mould SID Code (CD1 - Additional ): Made in Germany by EDC
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): [4 Universal logos] 06024 983 438-1 01 ✳ 51725077
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 0138
  • Mould SID Code (CD2 - Additional): Made in Germany by EDC
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM

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    Does Black Gold of the Sun exist on vinyl? Only see it in CD..

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