Label: Jasmine Records - JASCD 798 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation, Stereo, Mono • Country: UK • Genre: Pop •
Music by Carole King and Gerry GoffinOriginally Performed by Little Eva. "The Loco-Motion" is a pop song written by American songwriters Gerry Goffin and Carole King. "The Loco-Motion" was originally written for Dee Dee Sharp, but Sharp turned the song down.
Some Kind Of Wonderful - The Songs Of Goffin & King [ORIGINAL RECORDINGS REMASTERED] 2CD SET. by Various Artists. Carole King and Gerry Goffin wrote some of the most memorable hits of the '60s, all done by other people, and this two-disc collection features originals by the Drifters, Bobby Vee, Steve Lawrence and others. Vernons /5.
This 2-CD set examines the early years of their partnership, between and 62, and includes many songs which have gone on to become pop standards. During this period, both Carole and Gerry frequently worked with other Brill Building writers, including Jack Keller, Howie Greenfield, Cynthia Weil, Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Big Dee Irwin, Artie Ripp and Artie Kaplan, all of whom feature as co-writers .
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‘The Loco-Motion’ had recently been a worldwide hit for soap star Kylie Minogue, further proof of just how timeless these songs were. Gerry Goffin and Carole King were and remain peerless pop songwriters; enjoy the cream of their early work here, and file this album next to ‘Tapestry’ for the bigger picture. Sleeve notes by Michael Heatley.
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