DJ Bobo is the musical alias of Swiss Euro-dance singer and DJ Peter Rene Cipiriano Baumann. He had his first dance hit in 1992 with "Somebody Dance with Me," and since then, he's released a bunch of records and singles, most of which more successful in Switzerland and Germany. 2006's Greatest Hits was his second collection of singles. It features "The Secrets of Love," a duo with European '80s pop diva Sandra, and was certified gold in Switzerland.
The Monkees were a pop rock group. Assembled in Los Angeles in 1966 by Robert "Bob" Rafelson and Bert Schneider for the American television series The Monkees, which aired from 1966 to 1968, the musical acting quartet was composed of Americans Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork, and Englishman Davy Jones. All music was supervised by producer Don Kirshner. At the time of the group's formation, its producers saw The Monkees as a Beatles-like band. At the start, the band members provided vocals, and were given some performing and production opportunities, but they eventually fought for and earned the right to collectively supervise all musical output under the band's name. The group undertook several concert tours, allowing an opportunity to perform as a live band as well as on the TV series.
The Supremes were the second most successful group of the 60s, after the Beatles. They first shot to superstardom when they enjoyed five No.1 singles in succession from 1964-65: "Where Did Our Love Go?", "Baby Love", "Come See About Me", "Stop! In The Name of Love" and "Back In My Arms Again". "Baby Love" topped the chart in Britain too. After a short break of comparatively disappointing singles (No.11 is a flop after five No.1's), they returned to the top in 1966 with "You Can't Hurry Love", "You Keep Me Hangin' On", "Love Is Here And Now You're Gone" and "The Happening". The group's…
Small Faces were an English rock and roll band from East London, heavily influenced by American rhythm and blues. The group was founded in 1965 by members Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenney Jones, and Jimmy Winston, although by 1966 Winston was replaced by Ian McLagan as the band's keyboardist. The band is remembered as one of the most acclaimed and influential mod groups of the 1960s, With memorable hit songs such as "Itchycoo Park", "Lazy Sunday", "All or Nothing", "Tin Soldier", and their concept album Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake, they later evolved into one of the UK's most successful psychedelic acts before disbanding in 1969. After the Small Faces disbanded, three of the members were joined by Ronnie Wood as guitarist, and Rod Stewart as their lead vocalist, both from The Jeff Beck Group, and the new line-up was renamed the Faces.
The "Greatest Hits & Remixes" series continues! This time it is dedicated to an institution of Italo Disco and Eurodisco music: Mike Mareen. In 1982, the native of Luneburg in Northern Germany founded his own label "Night 'n' Day Records". Mike Mareen celebrated his commercial breakthrough in 1986 with the song "Love Spy". It reached TOP 20 positions in Germany and was sold more than 6 million times worldwide. CD1 contains an overview of the hits by Mike Mareen incl. a megamix. CD2 contains his best remixes and extended versions.