Them’s ‘The Angry Young Them’ feat. ‘Gloria’ is their first album featuring lead singer Van Morrison and released on June 11, 1965 by Decca.
Track Listing : 1.Mystic Eyes (Van Morrison) – 02:41 . 2.If You And I Could Be As Two (Van Morrison) – 02:53 . 3.Little Girl (Van Morrison) – 02:21 . 4.Just A Little Bit (Ralph Bass, Buster Brown, John Thornton, Ferdinand Fats Washington) – 02:21 . 5.I Gave My Love A Diamond (Bert Berns, Wes Farrell) – 02:48 . 6.Gloria (Van Morrison) – 02:38 . 7.You Just Can’T Win (Van Morrison) – 02:21 . 8.Go On Home Baby (Bert Berns, Wes Farrell) – 02:39 . 9.Don’T Look Back (John Lee Hooker) – 03:23 . 10.I Like It Like That (Van Morrison) – 03:35 . 11.I’M Gonna Dress In Black (M. Gillon Aka Tommy Scott, M. Howe) – 03:34 . 12.Bright Lights, Big City (Jimmy Reed) – 02:30 . 13.My Little Baby (Bert Berns, Wes Farrell) – 02:00 . 14.|Get Your Kicks On| Route 66 (Bobby Troup) – 02:22
Musicians : Them – Band . Van Morrison – Vocals, Harmonica, Tenor Saxophone . Peter Bardens – Keyboards, Organ . Billy Harrison – Guitar . Alan Henderson – Bass . John Mcauley – Drums, Piano, Harmonica
Production : Produced By Tommy Scott, Bert Berns (5 – 8 – 13), Dick Rowe (6) . Stan Ross – Engineer
Recorded 1964-1965 At Decca Studios, West Hampstead, North London.
Released On June 11, 1965 By .
Because of an annotation on the back of the LP, this album is sometimes referred to as The Angry Young Them, although its official title is Them. […]
AureliaHypatia @ RateYourMusic
Now you can finally figure out where the stooges came from. Fantastic, fantastic album. They actually have a complete ‘House of the Rising Sun’ rip-off (‘i’m gonna dress in black’) that manages to be better than its inspiration. […]