Lost Without You: The Best of Kent Ballads 2

Lost Without You: The Best of Kent Ballads 2


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Ace's 2015 compilation Lost Without You: The Best of Kent Ballads 2 collects highlights from the label's licensed vaults, touching upon several kinds of soul in its 24 tracks. The earliest cut here dates from 1962 and the latest from 1987, but its heart is in the back half of the '60s, when the soul ballad spliced the sophisticated style of the uptown with the grit of the South. Naturally, some of these tracks tilt toward one extreme or the other -- the earlier sides lean toward the former, favoring stately tempos and strings, while the cuts from the late '60s and early '70s are a bit thicker and funkier -- but what holds this fine collection together is the exquisite craft in the songs and the passion of the performances. This is music made for late nights, when the heart is either full or broken.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/06/2015
Label: Imports
UPC: 0029667243926
catalogNumber: 2998718
Rank: 78489

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Herbie Williams   Conductor
Burt Bacharach   Conductor
Jack Ashford   Conductor
Richard Tee   Conductor
Joseph E Hunter   Conductor

Technical Credits

James Taylor   Composer
Dave Hamilton   Composer
Herbie Williams   Arranger
Burt Bacharach   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Alan Lorber   Arranger
Larry Weiss   Composer
Teddy Randazzo   Composer
Cal Green   Arranger
Jack Ashford   Arranger,Composer
David Blake   Composer,Producer
Milan Bogdan   Engineer
Charlie Daniels   Composer
Hal David   Composer
Terry Evans   Composer
Kent Harris   Arranger,Producer
Clayton Ivey   Composer
Bert Keyes   Arranger
Skip Lane   Arranger
Arthur Mitchell   Composer
Jimmy Radcliffe   Composer
Floyd Smith   Producer
Richard Tee   Arranger
Terry Woodford   Composer
Tony Rounce   Illustrations
Ady Croasdell   Liner Notes,Illustrations
Lorraine Chandler   Composer
Jimmy Russell   Composer
Mick Patrick   Illustrations
Eddie Singleton   Composer
Elaine Coubrais   Composer
Dori Grayson   Composer
Ronald McCoy   Composer
Eddie Jones   Composer
Mary Love Comer   Composer
Mal Williams   Producer
Jimmy Scott   Composer
Danny White   Composer
Willie James   Composer
Little Johnny Hamilton   Composer
Stan Kahan   Producer
Bob Holmes   Composer
Frank Johnson   Composer
June Jackson   Composer
Brad Comer   Composer
Billy Barberies   Composer
Frank Nieves   Composer
Joseph E Hunter   Arranger

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