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Tracks have full tags (including embedded thumbnail).
All artwork in jpgs at 300 d.p.i. Rotated and cropped losslessly using jpegcrop. (Includes 8 page booklet.)
Notes.txt (which is simply these notes included in the torrent)
Bio Excerpt from All Music:
As unfathomable as it seems from the distance of over 30 years, for a few months, Gerry & the Pacemakers were the Beatles' nearest competitors in Britain. Managed (like the Beatles) by Brian Epstein, Gerry Marsden and his band burst out of the gate with three consecutive number one U.K. hits in 1963, "How Do You Do It," "I Like It," and "You'll Never Walk Alone." If the Beatles defined Merseybeat at its best in early 1963, Gerry & the Pacemakers defined the form at its most innocuous, performing bouncy, catchy, and utterly lightweight tunes driven by rhythm guitar and Marsden's chipper vocals. Compared to the Beatles and other British Invasion heavies, they sound quaint indeed. That's not to say the group were trivial; their hits were certainly likable and energetic and are fondly remembered today, even if the musicians lacked the acumen (or earthy image) to develop their style from its relentlessly upbeat and poppy base. ....
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All Music Album Review:
A truly definitive collection, with all the hits and the most interesting non-hits. Includes the ultra-rare live Gerry in California concert recording from 1966.
Taken from: [url]http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:hifwxqu5ldje[/url]
01. How Do You Do It?
02. Away From You
03. I Like It
05. Shot Of Rhythm And Blues
06. You'll Never Walk Alone
07. You've Got What I Like
08. I'm The One
09. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
10. Where Have You Been All My Life
12. You're The Reason
13. It's Gonna Be Alright (Film Version)
14. I'll Wait For You
15. Ferry Cross The mersey
16. You Win Again
17. Reelin' And Rockin'
18. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
19. Skinny Lizzie (Live)
20. My Babe (Live)
21. Away From You (Live)
22. What'd I Say (Live)
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