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The Rascals: Collections


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Artist: The Rascals
Release date: 1967
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, Rock & Roll, Pop
Tracks: 11
Duration: 33:05
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No. Title Length
1. What Is the Reason 2:23
2. Since I Fell for You 3:29
3. I've Been Lonely Too Long 3:02
4. No Love to Give 2:48
5. Mickey's Monkey / Love Lights 4:50
6. Come On Up (Single Version) 2:45
7. Too Many Fish In the Sea 2:24
8. More 4:23
9. Nineteen Fifty-Six 2:31
10. Love Is a Beautiful Thing 2:31
11. Land of 1000 Dances 1:59



The garage rock feel has been banished almost entirely from the group's second album, whose release followed a pair of disappointing singles ("What Is the Reason" and "Come On Up"). It also includes their first misjudgment on an album, Gene Cornish's too quiet, too introspective, and way-too-languid "No Love to Give," amid an otherwise wonderfully soulful body of music that picks up right where "In the Midnight Hour" from the prior album left off. Most of this record is among the most danceable white rock music of its period — even the Eddie Brigati-sung cover of the then-current pop standard "More" has a certain rocking credibility. Their attempt at bluesy rock & roll, Cornish's "Nineteen Fifty-Six," a bit of a "Kansas City" rip-off, with a pair of crunchy guitar parts and Cornish singing lead, also comes off extremely well. They're even better with the more soulful tracks, however. "Land of 1000 Dances" was the best track on which to end this album, but it was Cavaliere and David Brigati's "Love Is a Beautiful Thing" that pointed to the future, showing the group moving toward the mix of sounds and sentiments behind "People Got to Be Free." The CD reissue of this album (originally on Atlantic) has no notes but very good sound.