BEST OF PHILLY SOUL Vol. 3
features 15 songs by the incredible artist, Maureen Gray. Recorded
between 1962 and 1964, they show Maureen's extraordinary talent at
such an early age.
Gray began singing at the age of 3 and performed solo in a children's
program at Carnegie Hall at the age of 5. Discovered by songwriter/record
producer, John Madara, at the young age of 12, she went on to record
and achieve success with regional hits such as "Today's The Day,"
"Crazy Over You," "I Don't Want To Cry" and "Dancing
The Strand," written by John Madara and partner, Dave White.
went on to work with such greats as arranger, Paul Buckmaster, and
sang with Billy Preston, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, David Bowie,
John Lennon and Yoko Ono, just to name a few. She continued
her career as a singer/songwriter, going by the name "Girl,"
which originated with a group she formed called "Girl Talk." Maureen Gray passed away on January 7, 2014. She will be missed. Rest in peace, Maureen.
CD contains valuable information, when available, on the musicians
who played on each song, the year the song was recorded and the studio
where it was recorded.
CD is presented by John Madara. Along with partner, Dave White,
he wrote and produced such timeless classics as AT THE HOP (Danny
And The Juniors), THE FLY (Chubby Checker), YOU DON'T OWN ME (Leslie
Gore) and 1-2-3 (Len Barry, who also co-wrote the song with Madara
& White). These and countless other hits by Madara &
White helped to create "The Sound of Philadelphia."
have been digitally restored and digitally mastered.
historical CD a part of your oldies record collection!
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Awesome cd by one of Philly's best! Awesome.
This cd ranks right up there with all my Philly favorites.
Looked long for her songs and glad I stumbled upon you cats on the
Al Makowski - CD Baby