The Best of Gary Lewis & the Playboys is part of EMI/Capitol Special Markets' excellent "Ten Best" series, a budget-line series that features an artist's ten biggest hits in their original recorded versions. All of Lewis' Top Ten hits -- including "This Diamond Ring," "Count Me In," "Save Your Heart for Me," "Everybody Loves a Clown," "She's Just My Style," "Sure Gonna Miss Her," and "Green Grass" -- are here, along with the lesser-known hits "My Heart's Symphony," "Jill," and "Sealed With a Kiss." Although the disc is not sequenced in chronological order, the very fact that all these hits are on one disc at such an affordable price makes The Best of Gary Lewis & the Playboys a terrific choice for budget-minded casual fans. In 2003 Collectables reissued the set with an identical track list and a new cover.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine