Sunday, February 5, 2017

Jackie DeShannon






































Artist:  Jackie DeShannon
Birth Name:  Sharon Lee Myers
Born:  August 21, 1941
Origin:  Hazel, Kentucky, USA
Genre:  Pop, Rock, Folk, R&B, Folk Rock, Sunshine Pop, Folk Pop, Doo Wop, Early Pop, Psychedelic Rock
Occupation:  Singer, Songwriter
Instruments:  Vocals, Guitar

Jackie DeShannon is an American Singer and Songwriter from Hazel, Kentucky.  She began to record under various names such as Sherry Lee, Jackie Dee and Jackie Shannon, with mixed success.  In 1960, She signed with Liberty Records.  She fared better with the Sonny Bono-Jack Nitzsche song "Needles and Pins" and the self-penned "When You Walk In The Room" to Nol 1, later became US and UK Hits for The Searchers, she continued writing and recording many hits such as "Put A Little Love In Your Heart", "Bette Davis Eyes", "Break-A-Way", "Love Will Find A Way" and many more!.  Many artists have recorded versions of Jackie's songs, including Bruce Springsteen, Ella Fitzgerald, The Isley Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, Karla Bonoff, Cher, The Carpenters, Rita Coolidge, Jim Croce, Annie Lennox, Al Green, Dolly Parton, Marianne Faithfull and many more!














Title:  All The Love:  The Lost Atlantic Recordings  (2015)
Genre:  Pop, Rock, Folk, R&B, Folk Rock, Sunshine Pop, Folk Pop, Doo Wop, Early Pop, Psychedelic Rock
Label:  Real Gone Music
Rating:   *****

Tracks:

 1.   When I'm Gone  (2:36)
 2.  Drift Away  (2:40)
 3.  All The Love That's In You  (2:12)
 4.  Speak Out To Me  (3:04)
 5.  Hydra  (2:59)
 6.  Your Old Lady's Leaving  (2:25)
 7.  Grand Canyon Blues  (2:51)
 8.  Sweet Soul Singer  (2:36)
 9.  Good Old Song  (2:38)
10. Easy Evil  (2:54)
11. If You Like My Music  (2:25)
12. Free The People  (2:42)
13. Spare Me A Little Of Your Love  (2:52)
14. Don't Think Twice, It's Alright  (4:46)
15. Sweet Sixteen  (3:25)
16. Flamingos Fly  (3:43)
17. Sante Fe  (4:01)
18. The Wonder Of You  (3:37)
19. Coca-Cola Commercial:  It's The Real Thing  (1:03)

All The Love:  The Lost Atlantic Recordings brings together Jackie DeShannon's entire 1973 Atlantic Records material in one place for the first time, featuring seven previously unreleased tracks and 4 tracks wrote with Van Morrison, was released on May 4, 2015 by Real Gone Music.


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