The Outsiders Collectors Series

Collectors Series
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  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Collectables Records

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The Outsiders had the inside track to the top of the charts in the late '60s. This Cleveland bar band scored their biggest hit "Time Won't Let Me" in 1966. This compilation features the best of their work; you may recognize the voice of lead singer Sonny Geraci - he later led the band Climax ("Precious & Few").


  • 1.Time Won't Let Me
  • 2.Was It Really Real?
  • 3.Girl In Love
  • 4.What Makes You So Bad (You Weren't Brought Up That Way)
  • 5.Chase Away The Tears
  • 6.Respectable
  • 7.Lost In My World
  • 8.Backwards, Upsidedown!
  • 9.Lonely Man
  • 10.Oh! How It Hurts
  • 11.Since I Lost My Baby
  • 12.Help Me Girl
  • 13.You Gotta Look
  • 14.I'm Not Tryin' To Hurt You
  • 15.I'll Give You Time (To Think It Over)
  • 16.Don't Take Your Heartaches Out On Me
  • 17.Gotta Leave Us Alone
  • 18.I Just Can't See You Anymore
  • 19.I'll See You In The Summertime (Mono)
  • 20.And Now You Want My Sympathy (Mono)
  • 21.A Little Bit Of Lovin'
  • 22.We Ain't Gonna Make It
  • 23.Why Shouldn't I Have A Cry Now
  • 24.Think I'm Falling
  • 25.Loving You (Mono)

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The Outsiders: Sonny Geraci (vocals); Bill Bruno, Tom King (guitar); Mert Madsen (bass); Rick Baker (drums).
Producers: Tom King, Richard Delvy, Sonny Garaci, Richard D'Amato.
Compilation producer: Ron Furmanek.
Recorded at Cleveland Recording Company, Cleveland, Ohio and Columbia Recording Studios, Hollywood, California. Includes liner notes by Steve Kolanjian.
Digitally remastered by Larry Walsh (December 1990, Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, California).
Audio Remixers: Larry Walsh; Ron Furmanek.
Liner Note Authors: Ron Furmanek; Steve Kolanjian.
Recording information: Cleveland Recording Company, Cleveland, OH (09/30/1965-07/18/1968); Columbia Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA (09/30/1965-07/18/1968).
Photographer: Larry DuPont.
Although they really only had a three-year recording career, Cleveland's the Outsiders managed at least two enduring pop hits, 1966's "Time Won't Let Me" and "Respectable," and churned out four fairly decent albums for Capitol Records, each of which shows a sharply defined garage pop sound with artful use of horns and other suitable arrangement effects. This set has everything essential, including the above hits and near misses like "Girl in Love." ~ Steve Leggett
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Rating 4.5 Outsiders were way ahead... Music Lover: from PEORIA, AZ US -- June, 27, 2011

This collection is well worth the wait and the money. The many selections show the absolute veratility of this Cleveland band of the mid-to-late '60s. They were early in combining horns, strings, etc. to rocking hits, soft ballads, and in-between ventures. If mid-60's variety is your thing, this works well.

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  • UPC: 090431568620
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