The flamingos - reason for living - 1992 UK CD single. CD Single from flamingos - reason for living. Reason for living - radio. Reason for living - club. Reason for living - remix. Original CD in overall very good condition - disc has a few minor surface marks - plays perfectly. The Reason (Album Version) 5:02. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) 4:12.
The Flamingos are a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted doo-wop group from the United States, most popular in the mid- to late 1950s and best known for their 1959 cover version of "I Only Have Eyes for You". Billboard magazine wrote: "Universally hailed as one of the finest and most influential vocal groups in pop music history, the Flamingos defined doo wop at its most elegant and sophisticated.
Album: Greatest Hits (1959). Charted: 11. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. The Flamingos honed their vocals at the Church of God and Saints of Christ in Philadelphia, where there were no musical instruments, just voices. The songwriter/producer Phil Hurtt, who also attended this church, told us: "If you listen to the harmonies of The Flamingos, you can hear one of the things that separated them from a lot of the doo-wop groups was their sound. Flamingos' sound was a smoother, accurate harmony. Their blend was awesome. A number of songs from the period were used, and were a powerful counterpoint to the hell they were living in. Keith from York, PaFrom a musical historical perspective, the Flamingos version has to be one of the top ten songs ever recorded. Barry from Greenville, NcThis song has such a wonderful dreamy quality to it.
You're the Reason I'm Living (album). You're the Reason I'm Living is a 1963 album by Bobby Darin. It contains Country and Western music and features arrangements by Jimmie Haskell, Shorty Rogers and Gerald Wilson. The title track was a number three hit single. The album reached number 43 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Music critic Richie Unterberger called the release "a merely fair album that reflected a trend of the day As on numerous Ray Charles country-pop cuts, the orchestration and backup vocals got a little overbearingly sappy sometimes Swing jazz-like arrangements were applied to country material sometimes as well". It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'" Johnny Tillotson – 2:19. You're the Reason I'm Living" Bobby Darin – 2:28. Side two. "Please Help Me, I'm Falling" Don Robertson, Hal Blair – 2:46.
Flamingos are very social and often live in large groups, called colonies, throughout the world. They are found in both the Eastern and Western hemispheres. The American Flamingo is the only one that lives in the wild in North America, and on many Caribbean islands such as the Bahamas, Cuba, and Hispaniola. It also lives in northern South America, the Galapagos Islands, and parts of Mexico. E. Ancient Egyptians believed that flamingos were the living representation of the god Ra. In the Americas, the Moche people of ancient Peru worshipped nature and paid a great deal of attention to these birds and often depicted flamingos in their art. However, Andean miners killed flamingos for their fat, which is believed to be a remedy for tuberculosis, and in Ancient Rome their tongues were considered a delicacy. F. Many people have plastic flamingos in their yards as ornaments.
|1||Reason For Living (Now) Radio|
|2||Reason For Living (+20hz) Club|
|4||Flatland (Unbound) Radio|
|5||Reason For Living (Remix Dub)|
- Backing Vocals – Jo Cammach
- Bass Guitar – Derek Johnson (tracks: 5)
- Co-producer – Alan Fisch, Flamingos*
- Edited By – Andy Robinson (tracks: 5)
- Photography – Kerry Wilson
- Producer [Additionnal] – Martin Moscrop (tracks: 5)
- Programmed By – LIam Mullan (tracks: 5)
- Saxophone – Sim Lister
- Sleeve, Design – Antony Wallis
- Written By – Dave Summersgill / Cliff Peacock (tracks: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,)
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5 0022563 000 865
|CDROB8||The Flamingos||Reason For Living (CD, Single)||Robs Records||CDROB8||UK||1992|
|12ROB8||The Flamingos||Reason For Living (12", TP, Ace)||Robs Records||12ROB8||UK||1992|
|12ROB 8||Flamingos*||Reason For Living (12")||Robs Records||12ROB 8||UK||1992|