Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

by Huey Lewis & the News


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There have been many Huey Lewis & the News hits compilations released overseas, but 2006's simply named Greatest Hits is only the second U.S. comp, following Time Flies, which appeared a decade earlier. At a generous 21 tracks, Greatest Hits is not only five songs longer than Time Flies, but it's a better-chosen collection, too. It may be missing "Bad Is Bad," but it has a stronger selection of early songs, like the wonderful "Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do," plus a better selection of latter-day songs, including Huey's duet with Gwyneth Paltrow on Smokey Robinson's "Cruisin'." That doesn't mean the disc is perfect, however; although this does have stronger representation of their earlier material, it could use just a little bit more, and the non-chronological sequencing is a bit of a headache. That said, this has all the hits and no weak songs, making it the best Huey Lewis & the News compilation yet.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/23/2006
Label: Capitol
UPC: 0094636299624
catalogNumber: 62996
Rank: 584

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Huey Lewis & the News   Primary Artist
Bill Gibson   Drums,Vocals,Group Member
Stef Burns   Guitar,Vocals
Mario Cipollina   Bass,Group Member
Johnny Colla   Guitar,Saxophone,Vocals,Group Member
Chris Hayes   Guitar,Vocals,Group Member
Sean Hopper   Keyboards,Vocals,Group Member
Huey Lewis   Harmonica,Vocals,Background Vocals,Group Member
Marvin McFadden   Trumpet
John Pierce   Bass
Rev. Ron Stallings   Tenor Saxophone
Rob Sudduth   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Curtis Mayfield   Composer
Smokey Robinson   Composer
Bill Gibson   Composer
Mario Cipollina   Composer
Johnny Colla   Composer
Joe Ferry   Producer
Chris Hayes   Composer
Sean Hopper   Composer
Larry Klein   Producer
Stewart Levine   Producer
Huey Lewis   Liner Notes
Bill Schnee   Producer
Jon Tiven   Producer
Ralph Arista   Guitar Techician
Jim Moran   Engineer
Marvin Tarplin   Composer
Huey Lewis & the News   Composer,Producer
Aaron Rapoport   Cover Photo
Tom Recchion   Art Direction
Robert Davenport   Drum Technician
Jimmy Kimmel   Liner Notes
Emmanuel "Manu" Goodwin   Monitor Engineer

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Greatest Hits & Videos [CD/DVD] 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
You need to read a review before buying a Huey Lewis Greatest Hits album? Just buy it bro. Huey is a God in the Yacht Rock genre and we are all his "cruisin" minions. Just pop this CD in your Yacht's sound system and forget that your're "workin for a livin." The bonus DVD is something out of this "smallworld." I like to pop it into my home theater and watch the Huey classic videos like I was "back in time" Talk about a bargin, this dynamic duo could have easily cost upwards of 150 dollars in a "Perfect World". Long Live Huey