Files by track, ripped at FLAC 8 using Easy CD-DA Extractor ([url]www.poikosoft.com[/url])
Tracks have full tags (including embedded thumbnail).
All artwork in jpgs at 300 d.p.i. Rotated and cropped losslessly using jpegcrop.
Notes.txt (which is simply these notes included in the torrent)
Bio Excerpt from All Music:
Though they had a bunch of hits across the 1960s, Jay & the Americans were a throwback to a previous era in their doo wop-influenced vocals, neatly groomed, short-haired appearance, and mix of pop/rock with operatic schmaltz. ...
... -- came off as sort of hit parade versions of West Side Story. The group also relied on outside songwriters for its material, drifting into MOR covers of oldies by the end of the '60s, and was generally a sort of textbook of unhipness during a time when self-contained rock bands were becoming the norm. In a sense, Jay & the Americans were the original "oldies" act -- organized at the transition of the 1950s into the 1960s, the group sounded like a throwback to that earlier decade, at a time when harmony vocal groups -- at least those without some guitar wattage accompanying them -- were already becoming old hat. ....
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There is no review, but a track listing only at: [url]http://wc05.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:kxfoxzy5ldde[/url]
01. Some Enchanted Evening
02. Come A Little Bit Closer
03. Only In America
04. When It's All Over
05. Goodbye Boys Goodbye
06. Cara, Mia
07. Something In My Eye!
09. Run To My Lovin' Arms
10. Through This Doorway
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