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All-Music Guide (C) 1994 by Matrix Software, Big Rapids, MI 49307 Please submit corrections or additional albums for this artist (also bios, sidemen, tracks, ratings, and reviews) at Internet Address: AMG@ALLMUSIC.FERRIS.EDU All-Music Guidelines in file: ALLMUSICHELP -------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist : Manfred Mann Genres : Rock, Jazz Style : British Invasion, Progressive rock, Contemporary, 60's Pop, 70's Rock Instr. : Group Rating : importance (2) popularity (1) All-Music Guide Biography A British rock quintet led by keyboard player Manfred Mann (born Michael Lubowitz, Oct 21, 1940). They scored 13 British and two American Top Ten hits between 1963 and 1969. The biggest was the #1 "Do Wah Diddy Diddy," before Mann disbanded and reemerged in the 70s with Manfred Mann's Earth Band. ~ William Ruhlmann ---------- Related Artists ----------- Springsteen, Bruce McGuiness Flint Bruce, Jack ---------- Roots & Influences ---------- Beatles, The Dylan, Bob Springsteen, Bruce Exciters, The Shirelles, The AMG Artist ID # : P000004836 Chronological Album List |Date| Label | Number |R S T|Rating --------------------------------+----+----------+--------+-----+------ Best of: The Definitive Collect|1992|EMI Americ|96096 |R |+BestA Best of Manfred Mann |1992|EMI Americ|48397 |R |+BestA Best of Manfred Mann, The |1987|EMI | | | BestA Budapest Live |1984|Cohesion (|10 | | Best of Manfred Mann |1977|Capitol |16073 | | BestA Roaring Silence |1976|Warner Bro|3055 |R S T| BestA Best of Manfred Mann, The |1974|Janus | | | BestA Get Your Rocks Off |1973|Polydor |5050 | | Good Manfred Mann's Earth Band |1972|Polydor |5015 | | BestA Glorified Magnified |1972|Polydor | | | OK Up the Junction (Soundtrack) |1968|Mercury |61159 | | Mighty Quinn, The |1968|Mercury |61168 | | Charge of the Light Brigade (So|1968|United Art|5177 | | Manfred Mann's Greatest Hits |1966|United Art|6551 | | BestA 20 Years of Manfred Mann's Eart|Z |Cohesion (|1 | | All-Music Guide Album Details (Alphabetical Order) ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : 20 Years of Manfred Mann's Earthband (1971-1991) Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : not rated yet Genre : Rock AMG ID : R000074533 (album inprint) --------- Album Releases --------- Cohesion (UK) COMME 1 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Best of Manfred Mann Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist Genre : Rock Type : compilation Date : 1977 (release) AMG ID : R000074535 (album inprint) --------- Album Releases --------- Capitol 16073 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Best of Manfred Mann Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist (First Pick) Genre : Rock Type : compilation Date : 1992 (release) AMG ID : R000012315 (album inprint) --------- Album Releases --------- CD EMI America E2-48397 CS EMI America E4-48397 ------- AMG Album Reviews ------- For a guy who claimed to be a jazz buff and to despise pop, Manfred Mann (the keyboard player) sure knew a pop hit when he heard one. And here they are, including "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" and "Pretty Flamingo." ~ William Ruhlmann ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Best of Manfred Mann, The Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist Genre : Rock Date : 1974 (approx.) AMG ID : R000173772 --------- Album Releases --------- 1974 Janus ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Best of Manfred Mann, The Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist Genre : Rock Date : 1987 (approx.) AMG ID : R000173773 --------- Album Releases --------- 1987 EMI ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Best of: The Definitive Collection Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist (First Pick) Genre : Rock Type : compilation Date : 1992 (release) AMG ID : R000065916 (album inprint) --------- Album Releases --------- CD EMI America 96096 1992 EMI America 96096 ------- AMG Album Reviews ------- There's much more to this British band than one man's name and a novelty pop tune. This 26-track CD includes "Do Wah Diddy" in its hit form and an ultra-rare unedited version, but also reveals depth in songs like "Why Should We Not," a bluesy instrumental. The band's distinctively tough blend of R&B, pop, and hip modern jazz was fueled by Mann's keyboards, sax, and vibes, Tom McGuiness' excellent bass work, and Paul Jones' outstanding vocal prowess and dynamic harp. On the ballad, "Come Tomorrow"; soulful "Oh No Not My Baby"; R&B raver, "Hubble Bubble (Toil and Trouble)"; pop "She"; and the original version of "My Little Red Book," Jones proves himself to be one of the most dynamic singers in rock 'n' roll. The CD, which includes some previously unreleased material, extended versions, some true stereo mixes (all from the original master tapes), and an 11-minute interview, is a tremendous retrospect of the band's early years. Essential. ~ J.J. Rassler, Roundup Newsletter ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Budapest Live Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : not rated yet Genre : Rock Date : 1984 (release) AMG ID : R000074537 (album inprint) --------- Album Releases --------- 1984 Cohesion (UK) COMME 10 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Charge of the Light Brigade (Soundtrack) Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : not rated yet Genre : Rock Date : 1968 (release) AMG ID : R000062669 --------- Album Releases --------- 1968 LP United Artists UAS-5177 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Get Your Rocks Off Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Good Charts : Billboard #196, entered Jun 23, 1973, on charts 002 weeks Genre : Rock Date : 1973 (release) AMG ID : R000067366 --------- Album Releases --------- Polydor 5050 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Glorified Magnified Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : OK Genre : Rock Date : 1972 (approx.) AMG ID : R000173771 --------- Album Releases --------- 1972 Polydor ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Manfred Mann's Earth Band Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist Charts : Billboard #138, entered Feb 26, 1972, on charts 006 weeks Genre : Rock Date : 1972 (release) AMG ID : R000067365 (album inprint) --------- Album Releases --------- Polydor 5015 1972 Cohesion (UK) COMME 6 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Manfred Mann's Greatest Hits Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist Genre : Rock Type : compilation Date : 1966 (release) AMG ID : R000062668 --------- Album Releases --------- 1966 LP United Artists UAS-6551 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Mighty Quinn, The Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : not rated yet Charts : Billboard #176, entered Jun 1 , 1968, on charts 005 weeks Genre : Rock Date : 1968 (release) AMG ID : R000062671 --------- Album Releases --------- 1968 LP Mercury SR-61168 Mercury 61168 ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Roaring Silence Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : Best-of-Artist Charts : Billboard #010, entered Sep 25, 1976, on charts 037 weeks Genre : Rock Date : 1976 (release) AMG ID : R000164543 (album inprint) --------- Album Releases --------- 1976 LP Warner Brothers 3055 Warner Brothers 3055 CS Warner Brothers M5-3005 Warner Brothers 2965 1976 Cohesion (UK) COMME 2 Warner Brothers 3055 ------- AMG Album Reviews ------- A later edition of Mann's band, which had a 70s hit with Bruce Springsteen's "Blinded by the Light" (on this album). ~ William Ruhlmann ------- Album Personnel/Sidemen ------- Doreen Chanter - Vocal Irene Chanter - Vocal David Culpan - Recorder Suzanne Lynch - Vocal Manfred Mann - k/s/v David Millman - Strings Colin Pattenden - Bass Mick Rogers - Guitar, Vocal Tony Rowell - Recorder Chris Slade - Drums Barbara Thompson - Sax Chris Thompson - Guitar, Vocal Margaret Wood - Recorder -------- Album Tracks -------- Blinded By The Light Singing The Dolphin Through Waiter There's A Yawn In My Road To Babylon, The Side Of Paradise, The Starbird Questions ----------------------- All-Music Guide Album ------------------------ Album : Up the Junction (Soundtrack) Artist : Manfred Mann Rating : not rated yet Genre : Rock Date : 1968 (release) AMG ID : R000062670 --------- Album Releases --------- 1968 LP Mercury SR-61159 <1994 1 24> Thank you for using All-Music Guide. .

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