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Power Play: Best Times

I'm Gonna Live Till I Die
The Moment I Saw Your Eyes
Old Songs Are Just Like Old Friends
Stars Fell On Alabama
Through The Years
Blackeyed Susan Brown
I Miss Mother Most Of All
The Best Times I Ever Had
Everytime I Feel The Spirit

A "power play" is a hockey term, denoting impact, requiring teamwork, and resulting in an advantage. The first CD, recorded in 1992, by this Michigan quartet certainly embodies these qualities! Ranking as high as seventh in competition, their sound is a pleasure indeed, beginning with the superior tone of lead Michael Slamka. Though a fine ensemble singer, his velvety timbre has a personality that is quite an asset - heard best on "Anytime." This sonority translates across the spectrum, resulting in a mix that is bright, warm and deep. The opening measures of "Stars Fell On Alabama" (arranged by John Bober), are thick like syrup! "The Moment I Saw Your Eyes," "Old Songs Are Just Like Old Friends" and "Through The Years" are particularly fine arrangements - plenty of variety, but never sacrificing the integrity of the harmonic structure. Good stuff.

Item code: 5711C | 1 CD | $14.98 |add item to cart
Barbershop | A Cappella | Male | United States
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