Presented with the Smithsonian Institute R&B Foundation pioneer award in 1991, The Spaniels were one of the most popular Doo Wop groups of their time. This release was recorded in 1993 (forty years after their formation), and celebrates their body of work and longevity as a touring group.
1.Danny Boy (Acappella)
2.Baby It's You
3.Baby It's You (Remix)
5.Peace Of Mind
6.These Three Words
7.Lovely Way To Spend An Evening
8.Lovely Way To Spend An Evening (Remix)
9.Play It Cool
10.Bells Ring Out
11.Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight
12.Trees - (Acappella)
15.I Know I Know
16.One Day At A Time
17.People Will Say We're In Love
18.Lovely Way To Spend An Evening (Remix)
19.Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight (Remix)
The Spaniels: James "Pookie" Hudson, Opal Courtney, Willie C. Jackson, Billy Shelton, Teddy Shelton (vocals).
Includes liner notes by James "Pookie" Hudson.
Although the sound quality and presentation could be better on 40th Anniversary 1953-1993, it's a good single-disc collection, featuring 20 tracks, including all of the group's hits, plus several rarities and remixes. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine