Bert Berns Story Mr Succes 2: 1964-1967 / Various [Import]
- (United Kingdom - Import)
- Artist: Various Artists
- Format: CD
- Release Date:1/26/2009
2010 release, the second volume in Ace Records' Producer Series saluting the work of a man who sang, wrote and/or produced some of the greatest Rock and Soul music of the '60s. During what was a relatively short career, tragically ended by a heart attack on New Year's Eve 1967, Berns created the original versions of such perennials as 'Twist And Shout', 'Hang on Sloopy', 'Piece of My Heart', 'Brown Eyed Girl', 'Here Comes the Night' and numerous other Hall of Fame hits. This second installment includes familiar Soul, Rock and R&B classics by Solomon Burke, the McCoys, Erma Franklin, the Drifters, Van Morrison and Garnet Mimms, plus plenty of rare items for collectors. Ace.