The five disc Ultimate Collection: 60s Classics box rounds up 100 genre spanning hits from the explosive decade, with highlights arriving via iconic cuts from the likes of Jimmy Ruffin ("What Becomes of the Broken Hearted"), Percy Sledge ("When a Man Loves a Woman"), the Walker Brothers ("The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)"), and the Moody Blues (Nights in White Satin").
Soul music, for its namesake, has one characteristic like no other music genre… A pure, heartfelt warmth that shines through its gospel routes into melodies that defined a generation.
Crimson's Top 40: '60s Pop offers up 40 radio hits from the decade, including familiar favorites like "Eight Miles High" (the Byrds), "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" (the 5th Dimension), "Green Tambourine" (the Lemon Pipers), "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)" (the Tokens), "Everybody's Talkin'" (Harry Nilsson), and many more.
The Cousins is a guitar group of the late fifties and early sixties who were among the first to successfully export "rock & roll" music from Belgium. Played Shadows-like music and also had a stage act which resembled that of The Shadows. Started off at the end of the fifties as "La Jeune Equipe". Their main occupation was playing at the birthday parties of the rich and noble. They change their name to "Les Cousins" when they were asked to perform in a club with the same name on the 14th of July (French fкte nationale). It's there that the group gets a record contract with Jean Klüger…