V.A – Manchester – A City United In Music – Ace 2CD

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V.A – Manchester – A City United In Music – Ace 2CD


Spanning 55 years and 45 songs, a 2CD collection to ratify Manchester’s claim to be Britain’s second, if not at times, first, musical city, from primal Beat through promiscuous Punk, high 80s Disco/Soul and pure baggy to proud and proper Rock, the evidence is all here

Ewan Maccoll/Peggy Seeger – Dirty Old Town
Pete Maclaine & The Clan – Yes I Do
Freddie & The Dreamers – If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody
The Hollies – Baby That’s All
John Mayall & The Blues Breakers – Crawling Up A Hill
The Whirlwinds – Baby Not Like You
The Toggery Five – I’m Gonna Jump
Elkie Brooks – Nothing Left To Do But Cry
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders – The Game Of Love
Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames – In The Meantime
The Measles – Bye Birdie Fly
Haydock’s Rockhouse – She Thinks
St Louis Union – East Side Story
The Mockingbirds – How To Find A Lover
The Magic Lanterns – Rumplestiltskin
Herman’s Hermits – This Door Swings Both Ways
The Purple Gang – Granny Takes A Trip
Wynder K Frog – I’m A Man
The Dakotas – The Spider & The Fly
Greasy Bear – Geordie
Barclay James Harvest – Mocking Bird
Stackwaddy – You Really Got Me
10cc – Life Is A Minestrone
Sweet Sensation – Mr Cool

Buzzcocks – Orgasm Addict
Slaughter & The Dogs – You’re A Bore
John Cooper Clarke & The Curious Yellows – Innocents
Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias – Gobbin’ On Life
Jilted John – Going Steady
Gerry & The Holograms – Gerry & The Holograms
Magazine – A Song From Under The Floorboards
Smack – Edward Fox
Salford Jets – Who You Looking At?
The Freshies – I’m In Love With The Girl On The Manchester Virgin Megastore Checkout Desk
The Fall – Leave The Capitol
Joy Division – Dead Souls
New Order – Thieves Like Us
Simply Red – Come To My Aid
Blue Zone – Thinking About His Baby (With Lisa Stansfield)
M People – How Can I Love You More
The Stone Roses – I Wanna Be Adored (7-Inch Version)
Inspiral Carpets – This Is How It Feels (Radio Mix)
Happy Mondays – Kinky Afro (Mix)
Johnny Marr – New Town Velocity (Single Version)
Oasis – Rock ‘N’ Roll Star

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