Wayne Fontana - Live On Air 64-68 - CD2
In the early sixties, Northern pop groups were the major force in British music. Once Merseybeat exploded on the scene, record label executives scoured the north of England in hopes of discovering 'the next Beatles' for their own labels. Since Manchester was close to Liverpool, it was naturally one of the first cities mined for talent. As a result, Glyn Geoffrey Ellis was one of those Mancunians who was first elevated to national pop stardom and, as Wayne Fontana, he would enjoy transatlantic fame, backed by The Mindbenders with The Game Of Love. When that partnership split in late 1965, Fontana pursued a successful solo career and one that highlighted his own song writing. His numerous visits to the BBC reflected his wider popularity and produced a handsome amount of sessions that document his journey from those early chart-topping days to his cult solo singles and a final broadcast session in October 1968.
London Calling proudly presents a fascinating slice of 60s pop nostalgia with a prized selection of recordings made for the BBC during the singer's 60s heyday.
A professionally re-mastered 2CD set of original broadcasts presented with full colour booklet containing background liners and timeline photographs.
Disc 1 - 11/12/1964: 1. She's Got The Power / 2. Um Um Um (with interview). 05/02/1965: 3. I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday / 4. One More Time (with interview) / 5. Girl Can't Help It. 26/03/1965: 6. Since You've Been Gone / 7. The Game Of Love (with interview) / 8. Too Much Monkey Business. 16/07/1965: 9. She's Got The Power / 10. It's Just A Little Bit Too Late (with interview) / 11. The Game Of Love. 06/08/1965: 12. Long Time Coming / 13. It's Just A Little Bit Too Late (with interview) / 14. She's A Rebel. 10/09/1965: 15. My Babe / 16. Like I Did (with interview) / 17. Sticks And Stones. 22/10/1965: 18. She Needs Love (with interview) /19. Young Blood / 20. Talking About You. 04/02/1966: 21. It Was Easier To Hurt Her / 22. You Made Me What I Am Today (with interview) / 23. Can I Get A Witness. Disc 2 - 13/05/1966: 1. Come On Home (with interview) / 2. Like I Did / 3. My Eyes Break Out In Tears. 09/09/1966: 4. The Sun's So Hot Today / 5. Goodbye Bluebird (with interview) / 6. Always Something There To Remind Me. 06/01/1967: 7. From A Boy To A Man / 8. Pamela, Pamela (with interview) /9. Can You Blame Me. 23/06/1967: 10. Twenty-Four Sycamore (with interview) / 11. It Was Easier To Hurt Her / 12. Come On Home. 29/09/1967: 13. The Impossible Years (with interview) / 14. Like I Did. 26/01/1968: 15. Gina (with interview) / 16. Pamela, Pamela. 29/11/1968: 17. Please Stop The Wedding /18. Never An Everyday Thing / 19. Waiting For A Break In The Clouds