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Definitive Collection [Original recording remastered]

Brenda LeeAudio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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listen  1. Dynamite (1957 Single Version) 2:03$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Sweet Nothin's (Single Version) 2:23$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. I'm Sorry (Single Version) 2:40$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. That's All You Gotta Do (Single Version) 2:28$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  5. I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita) (Remake Version) 3:04$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Emotions (Single Version) 2:48$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. I'm Learning About Love 2:40$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  8. You Can Depend On Me (Single Version) 3:32$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Dum Dum (Single Version) 2:26$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen10. Fool #1 (Single Version) 2:27$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen11. Anybody But Me (Single Version) 2:24$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen12. Break It To Me Gently (Single Version) 2:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. Everybody Loves Me But You (Single Version) 2:30$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen14. Heart In Hand (Single Version) 2:27$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen15. All Alone Am I (Single Version) 2:43$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen16. Your Used To Be 2:11$0.99  Buy MP3 
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listen18. My Whole World Is Falling Down (Single Version) 1:54$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen19. I Wonder (Single Version) 2:58$0.99  Buy MP3 
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listen21. As Usual (Single Version) 2:34$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen22. Is It True (Single Version) 2:25$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen23. Too Many Rivers (Single Version) 2:49$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen24. Coming On Strong (Single Version) 2:02$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen25. Nobody Wins (Single Version) 3:00$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen26. Big Four Poster Bed (Single Version) 4:36$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen27. Tell Me What It's Like (Single Version) 3:01$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen28. Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree (Single Version) 2:06$1.29  Buy MP3 

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (January 10, 2006)
  • Original Release Date: 2006
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Original recording remastered
  • Label: Mca Nashville
  • ASIN: B000BYRA08
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #16,299 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

The most comprehensive single-CD collection for the only woman in both the Rock 'n' Roll and Country Halls of Fame! Her country Top 10s Big Four Poster Bed; Nobody Wins , and Tell Me What It's Like join her pop smashes I'm Sorry; I Want to Be Wanted; All Alone Am I; Fool #1; Dum Dum; Sweet Nuthin's; Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree , and more, 28 total!

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36 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Singe Disc Brenda Set Available April 26, 2006
Format:Audio CD
Brenda Lee was a torch singer who could somehow project emotions she was too young to have ever really experienced. She represented music for and by teenagers and eventually gained a sophistication that allowed her to seque into a popular adult performer.

With 1957's "Dynamite," pint-sized 12-year-old Brenda Lee earned her nickname Little Miss Dynamite. Her first top-tenner, 1960's "Sweet Nothin's" - with confidential-sounding whispered intro, Boots Randolph's yakkety sax solo, and Lee's vocals shifting from gutsy to kittenish - set the stage for her becoming that decade's top-charting solo female singer.

As he did with her Decca labelmate Patsy Cline, producer Owen Bradley soon moved her music uptown with the sweet string sections on "I'm Sorry," Italian-based "I Want to Be Wanted" (her two pop chart toppers) and "Emotions" These recordings helped to establish the Countrypolitan/Nashville Sound.

Clear sounding and generous with 28 (mostly) chronologically sequenced 1957-79 tracks, The Definitive Collection pays more attention to Lee's country-flavored pop hits than to her early rockabilly sides. Only "Nobody Wins," "Big Four Poster Bed" and "Tell Me What It's Like" come from her roster of country hits. It also includes "Dum Dum," "Fool #1" and nursery-rhyme-inspired "My Whole World Is Falling Down." From 1964, "Is It True?" features a pre-Led Zeppelin Jimmy Page on electric guitar. We also get "Anybody But Me" and the bouncy "Your Used To Be" which weren't on her more thoroughly annotated 1991 two-volume Anthology (which is still the best domestic Lee set).
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
The definitive collection of Brenda Lee,is a great album featuring,the best of her top 10 hits.The sound is terific.and as fresh as when her music was first released...You will love this album,and i highly recommend it..Thank you universal for all the great gold series releases...Now if you could speed up the release of many of your vhs movies to dvd in your vaults,you would make your customers even happier...Thank you Stewart L.
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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Re-Package I've Even Seen! January 13, 2006
Format:Audio CD
It's very clear that a lot of time, effort and money went in to this very upscale re-package of Brenda Lee's classic hit songs. It's truly a nostalgic journey from the fifties through the eighties. The often used expression, the "soundtrack of our lives," aptly describes the content. The excellent re-mastering of the tracks, the liner notes and great photos...well worth the purchase price. Looks like someone at Universal/MCA/Decca discovered their most valuable treasure - Brenda Lee. Maybe we'll start to see some re-issues of a veritable goldmine of unreleased material. This is truly a "DEFINITIVE COLLECTION."
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A few not on Anthology August 7, 2008
Format:Audio CD
The 2-CD Anthology of Brenda Lee contains everything here except I'm Learning About Love, Anybody But Me, and Your Used To Be, plus it also has a bunch of songs not on this disc. Unless the three omissions are favorites, it seems the Anthology will be the better buy.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good CD with Minor Flaws September 10, 2008
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
In general, the quality is good and the original/remastered sound retains the feel of the original recordings. However, there are infrequent clicks that sound like lips opening before singing. These should have been removed in the remastering process. They are difficult to remove by editing on a computer.

This CD has all Brenda's major pop hits listed on allmusic except for "Jingle Bell Rock" (1967)which is overshadowed anyway by Bobby Helms' 1957 version.

FYI, I've been a record collector and sometimes deejay since the 1950s.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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Brenda Lee enjoyed great popularity back in her heyday; and this is a fine single CD compilation for her fans. This is also a good starter CD for people just discovering Brenda Lee. Brenda always delved deep into each ballad to make everything she ever sang shine bright; and you can tell it's true by the way she sings on this album.

"Dynamite" starts the CD off with an early Brenda Lee tune that has her squarely front and center. Brenda gets fine backup, too--not that she ever really needed backup but they do sound pretty good anyway. "Sweet Nothin's" made the airwaves sizzle; Brenda delivers this with energy and the music fits perfectly with her vocals. Her excellent diction bolsters her singing all the more, too. "I'm Sorry" is an excellent song even if the lyrics aren't all that happy; the melody is easy on the ear and it's memorable, to say the least. "That's All You Gotta Do" is very well done; and I really like the poignant "I Want to Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)." "I Want to Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita)" is certainly a stand-out number on this CD; Brenda sings this with all her heart and soul. It's easily a major highlight of this album.

"I'm Learning about Love" is another great tune that has Brenda in the spotlight; she does this one magnificently and the backup vocalists harmonize to perfection. "I'm Learning about Love" certainly holds its own very well. "You Can Depend on Me" is so touching I could never forget this tune; wow, how Brenda sings this wonderfully! "Fool #1" is another great song; and listen for Brenda to outdo even herself on "Anybody but Me." "Break It to Me Gently" is a huge Brenda Lee number; Brenda makes this so very special with her sophisticated phrasing--what a masterful performance she gives of this song!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Bought this for my husband and he loves it.
Published 7 days ago by Becky
4.0 out of 5 stars really enjoy listening to the
Didn't realize how many hits she has, really enjoy listening to the music
Published 8 days ago by carnut54
5.0 out of 5 stars The Definitive Collection indeed!
I am an audio engineer by trade. This remastering of Brenda Lee's classics is superb, and her natural interpretation and delivery of her signature radio hits as well of her lesser... Read more
Published 28 days ago by Pat L. Hart
5.0 out of 5 stars Always loved Brenda Lee and listening to this brings back so ...
When I ordered this CD I couldn't wait for it to arrive at my home. Always loved Brenda Lee and listening to this brings back so many memories. So glad I found it.
Published 1 month ago by Kathy
5.0 out of 5 stars Listen up!
I'd forgotten how much I liked Brenda Lee's honest presentation of a song. Brought back great memories! Thx for these CDs! Well pkgd. Prompt shipping.
Published 1 month ago by Leona S
4.0 out of 5 stars I really liked that.
Prompt delivery of this item. I really liked that.
Published 1 month ago by Tony Ramon
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly Recommended
Outstanding !!
Have loved Brenda for decades and this is a GREAT collection and value - lots of songs on the CD.
She has a UNIQUE sound like Patsy Cline and a wide range. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Cowboy62
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 1 month ago by Gerd Strand
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved This CD
Been a fan of Brenda Lee's music for a long, long time. Especially like her hits of the early 60's. This is a very good album and I would recommend it to anyone. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Phnperson
5.0 out of 5 stars BRENDA
Great CD
Published 2 months ago by S. C. Hall
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