Collectables Records

Blood, Sweat & Tears You've Made Me So Very Happy

You've Made Me So Very Happy
25% OFF
Rating 3.7
6 ratings
List Price: $7.98
You Save: $2.01 (25% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  COL 9867

Related products:

Customers who purchased this item also bought these:

CD Details

  • Released: December 5, 2005
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Collectables Records

Description by

A budget-priced 10-track collection of Blood, Sweat & Tears' greatest hits.


  • 1.Spinning Wheel
  • 2.Smiling Phases
  • 3.Just One Smile
  • 4.I Can't Quit Her
  • 5.You've Made Me So Very Happy
  • 6.Without Her
  • 7.God Bless The Child
  • 8.You're The One
  • 9.And When I Die
  • 10.Fire And Rain

Product Description:

This budget compilation, initially released by Sony Special Products and later licensed by Collectables Records for its low-priced Priceless Collection series, is not your typical hits set. Among its ten tracks, it does contain Blood, Sweat & Tears' three Top Five hits, "And When I Die," which actually topped some charts, "Spinning Wheel," and "You've Made Me So Very Happy" (all of them presented in their longer album edits, not their more familiar single versions). But it does not include any of the band's other, less successful chart singles. Instead, the remaining seven tracks are drawn from BS&T's albums, with an eye toward including material from the group's critically acclaimed but less commercially successful debut album, Child Is Father to the Man, on which Al Kooper, not David Clayton-Thomas, was the lead singer. In selecting the non-hit material, the compilers have been influenced heavily by the renown of the songwriters and some of the songs involved: "Smiling Phases" was written by members of Traffic, including Steve Winwood, "God Bless the Child" was co-written by Billie Holiday and was a signature song for her, Randy Newman wrote "Just One Smile," "Without Her" is a Nilsson composition, and "Fire and Rain," of course, comes from James Taylor. The track list is completed by a Kooper co-composition, "I Can't Quit Her," and a song co-written by Clayton-Thomas, "You're the One." These may not be Blood, Sweat & Tears' best or most popular recordings, but much of the material will be familiar to listeners. [The Collectables release adds brief, error-filled liner notes by Al Fichera.] ~ William Ruhlmann

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 3.7
Based on 6 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Music Categories:
Email Icon
Get Email Alerts for Blood, Sweat & Tears

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 8,565
  • UPC: 090431986721
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Rock & Pop Music Categories:

To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)