Song: Will You Be There?
Recorded: June 24th, 1966
The Shadows were successful, absurdly talented and underrated outside of the UK. The group were overshadowed and maligned by the Beatles, perhaps because they were the primary professional competition during the early days. Even in Anthology, George Harrison dismissively mocks the Shadows galloping style. Thanks to beautiful, inexpensive reissues and Bill Luther, I now know better. Although they are best known for their instrumentals and backing work for Cliff Richard, the Shadows took a few cracks at recording vocal pop records of their own. The results were excellent. Having the thick, powerful EMI sound gave the Shadows records majesty. Run, don't walk, and purchase as much by the Shadows as you can.
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The Shadows - Will You Be There? - EMI Columbia (1966)
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