Various Artists

Rock N Roll Reunion 1967

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Anyone nostalgic for the period of music covered throughout Madacy's Rock N Roll Reunion series won't be alone. As the label thankfully indicates at the top of each edition, the songs included are not the original versions; instead, they are newly recorded takes by the original artists. Unsurprisingly, there is never an instance in which a new version tops the original, so the whole series should be avoided -- unless, of course, you are interested in new versions (and admittedly decent ones in some cases) of old songs. The 1967 edition features remakes of Classic IV's "Spooky," Sam & Dave's "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby," the Grass Roots' "Let's Live for Today," Eddie Floyd's "Knock on Wood," and the Miracles' "I Second That Emotion."

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