Back To Mono (1958-1969) (compilation album) by Phil Spector

Back To Mono (1958-1969) by Phil Spector
(Compilation album)
Year: 1991
Overall rank: 7,169th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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76/100 (from 117 votes)
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PHIL SPECTOR: Back To Mono (1958-1969) 4xCD Box Set [ABKCO 7118-2]
Condition: Brand New

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Condition: Very Good

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From 03/04/2021 02:18
Really an absurdly strong testament to Spector's genius, not only as a producer, but also as a songwriter.
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From 03/27/2016 12:43
A fantastic compilation of Mr. Spector's greatest work.
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From 05/14/2014 03:28
This is a greatest hits album of all of Spector's doo-wop hits from the 1960's. My mom listened to this stuff while I was growing up so it brings back a lot of good memories for me.
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From 08/27/2010 19:48
Best cuts: "Black Pearl", " Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Marshmallow World", although it is hard to pick one best. These first two songs would be in my all time top 10 tracks. "Black Pearl" is the perfect R/B song and it could be the best record ever made IMO,... everything on this song has direction.. focus is the production, the vocals, an unearthly arrangement with choir, strings, about a guy putting his girlfriend on a pedestal despite her place in life. "To know him is to love him", was the first song that I remember being conscious of hearing it on the radio, so it had a big impact on my later musical taste. to me, it sounded like a dirge that was also a love song...but the flip side of the single,"don't you worry my little pet", is better but unfortunately, not on this collection. If you like Phil Spector, you must check out this song( only on the flip side of the single "To know him is to love him"
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