Label: Island Records - 314 542 272-2 • Format: CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Rock • Style: Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock
It even has the same catalog number. Though the two-CD set Smiling Phases finally put a comprehensive Traffic compilation on the market inthe only readily available single-disc You Can All Join In - Traffic - Feelin Alright: The Very Best Of Traffic had long been Best of Trafficoriginally issued halfway through the band's career.
But easy as it is to note what's missing, it's not so easy to figure out how such songs could be shoehorned into a single-disc set that is already packed with great material.
Except in its first year in England, Traffic was not a band that made hit singles, but it did make a plethora of strong recordings, many of which were lengthy by the standards of the time.
Several of the absolute necessities on a collection of their best work run longer than five minutes each; "The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys" runs close to 12 minutes. Beyond those absolute musts are a bunch of other good songs, many more than could fit on one Body Workin - Various - Creative House. Compilation producer Bill Levenson has made a reasonable choice among them to construct a well-balanced disc that shows off the band's many talents.
Neophytes with a few extra dollars to spend are strongly urged to take the plunge and buy Smiling Phases or the more recent two-disc set, Goldbut as a one-CD collection of some of the highlights of Traffic 's career, this album lives up to its title, either of them.
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date February 8, Track Listing. Paper Sun. Hole in My Shoe. Dave Mason.
Heaven Is in Your Mind. Dear Mr. You Can All Join In. Feelin' Alright. Pearly Queen. Forty Thousand Headmen. Shanghai Noodle Factory. Steve Winwood. Freedom Rider. Empty Pages. John Barleycorn. Rock and Roll Stew. Hole in My Shoe Dave Mason. Feelin' Alright Dave Mason. Glad Steve Winwood.
Labyrinth - Jyoti Verhoeff - Riven, If You Ever Gonna Love Me - The Manhattans* - The Love Songs, Ein Freund, Ein Guter Freund - Various - Kneipen Hits - Schlager, Gotta Travel On - Sonny James - The Country Beat Of Sonny James, Valahol Úgyis / It Is Me Anyway - PG Csoport - Moulin Rouge