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Mungo Jerry Gold (3 Disc) (MP3 / 320/kbs)

Posted: 19 Sep 2019 02:20 PM PDT

Mungo Jerry are a British rock group who experienced their greatest success in the early 1970s, with a changing line-up that has always been fronted by Ray Dorset. The group's name was inspired by the poem "Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer", from T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. The group's biggest hit was "In the Summertime". They had nine charting singles in the UK, including two number ones, and five top 20 hits in South Africa. Mungo Jerry was awarded from Melody Maker the "best new band" title in 1970. Dorset was granted three Ivor Novello Awards as a composer.
Three CD set. Mungo Jerry Gold, features all eight of the band's Top Forty '70s hits across three discs. It includes the international hit 'In The Summertime', which topped the charts in over 20 countries around the world, going on to sell over 30 million copies worldwide. The track is still regularly used and featured in TV adverts and films. The 45 tracks also include the band's second chart topper "Baby Jump", along with "Lady Rose" (#5), "You Don't Have To Be In The Army To Fight In The War" (#13), "Open Up" (#21), "Alright Alright Alright" (#3), "Wild Love" (#32) and "Long Legged Woman Dressed In Black" (#13).
DISC 1\01 In The Summertime02 Mighty Man03 Johnny B. Badde04 Sad Eyed Joe05 Maggie06 See Me07 My Friend08 Santo Antonio Santo Francisco09 Baby Jump10 The Man Behind The Piano11 Lady Rose [Single Version]12 Have A Whiff On Me13 Somebody Stole My Wife14 She Rowed15 Follow Me Down
DISC 2\01 You Don't Have To Be In The Army To Fight In The War02 Memoirs Of A Stockbroker03 You Better Leave That Whisky Alone04 The Sun Is Shining05 Take Me Back06 Northcote Arms07 There's A Man Going Round Taking Names08 Simple Things09 On A Sunday10 We Shall Be Free11 Open Up [Single Version]12 Going Back Home13 I Don't Wanna Go Back To School14 My Girl And Me [Single Version]15 No Girl Reaction
DISC 3\01 Summer's Gone02 46 & On [Single Version]03 She's Gone04 Lookin' For My Girl05 Alright Alright Alright06 Little Miss Hipshake07 Wild Love08 Glad I'm A Rocker09 Long Legged Woman Dressed In Black10 Gonna Bop Till I Drop11 All Dressed Up And No Place To Go12 Shake Till I Break13 Don't Stop14 Too Fast To Live And Too Young To Die15 Say Goodnight
"I hope for nothing, I fear nothing, I am free"
Big TY To Original Sharer.
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