The Best of Troy SHONDELL - Before This Time and After

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Troy Shondell made his first records between 1957 and 1960 under his real name Gary Shelton.

In 1961 he finally got his breakthrough hit, when under the name Troy Shondell he released the million selling This Time, a Top 10 hit in America and a Top 30 hit in Britain and now looked on as a classic recording of this Chips Moman song.

Although a one hit wonder in Britain, he had two further records make Billboard's Hot 100.

This Time was self-produced, but subsequent releases were produced by legendary names, Snuff Garrett and Phil Spector.

Many of the songs he recorded were written by him, but he also recorded songs by Jackie De Shannon and Sharon Sheeley, Ray Charles and Lloyd Price in a catalogue of music that ranges in style from rock 'n' roll, to pop and country.

This twenty-one track collection gathers together all his recordings from his days on the Mercury, Liberty and Everest labels as well as those that appeared on several smaller independent labels in America.

The collection also includes detailed notes tracing his recording career between 1957 and 1962.

Track Listing

1. MY HERO
2. DON'T SEND ME AWAY
3. KISSIN' AT THE DRIVE IN
4. YOURS TILL I DIE
5. THE TRANCE
6. THE GREAT LOVER
7. GOODBYE LITTLE DARLIN' GOODBYE
8. STOP THE WORLD (My Baby's Gone)
9. A PRAYER AND A JUKEBOX
10. HONEY BEE
11. TILL THE END OF THE LINE
12. THIS TIME
13. GIRL AFTER GIRL
14. ISLAND IN THE SKY
15. TEARS FROM AN ANGEL
16. NA-NE-NO
17. JUST BECAUSE
18. GONE
19. SOME PEOPLE NEVER LEARN
20. I'VE GOT A WOMAN
21. NO FOOL LIKE AN OLD FOOL

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
May 10th, 2019
UPC Bar Code No
604988 10312 0