Mastered from the Original Master Tapes! Includes Covers of The Temptations, The Skyliners & T-Bone Walker! Smooth & Soulful! A Cohesive, Virtuoso Effort!
Mann's Super Sounds from 1966! Mann Made Demonstrates Why the Manfreds Remain One of the British Invasion's Most Inventive and Distinctive Bands! A Two-Sided Dose of Mann-made Musical Magnificence!
Also released in 1965, Mann Made offers another irresistible mix of ace
originals and imaginative covers, with originals by band members Paul Jones,
Mike Hugg and Mike Vickers as well as personalized takes on classic tunes
originally popularized by the Temptations, the Skyliners, and T-Bone Walker.
Itís a solid showcase for Jonesí interpretive skills, while underlining the
bandís status as a peerlessly punchy performance unit.
Although many of the British Invasionís most prominent bands were comprised of
inexperienced rockers learning their craft as they went along, Manfred Mann was
something different. The versatile British quintet, which took its collective
name from that of its South African-born keyboardist, was comprised of four
seasoned musicians with a solid grounding in jazz and blues, plus a charismatic
frontman who was also one of Englandís finest blue-eyed soul singers. Together,
the five members of Manfred Mannóor the Manfreds, as their fans called
themóturned their diverse talents towards rock íní roll, and came up with a
series of albums and singles that are among the catchiest and most enduring of
Now, Sundazed reaches back to present Manfred Mannís first five U.S. albums, out
of print for decades and reissued for the first time in their original vinyl
format, mastered from the original tapes and featuring complete cover art.
"[T]hey produced a sound that's slightly smoother and a lot more soulful...
If it isn't as fierce, bold, or daringly ambitious as the Manfreds' debut
long-player, Mann Made is just as much a virtuoso effort, and a surprisingly
cohesive one, considering that it was released immediately after Mike Vickers
and Paul Jones announced their respective departures from the band." - Bruce
ē High Quality 180 Gram Vinyl
ē Mastered from the Original Master Tapes
ē Complete Cover Art
Manfred Mann, keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
Paul Jones, harmonica, vocals
Tom McGuinness, bass guitar
Mike Vickers, guitar, flute, saxophone
MIke Hugg, drums, vibes
1. Since I Donít Have You
2. Youíre For Me
3. Look Away
4. The Abominable Snowman
5. Watch Your Step
6. Stormy Monday Blues
7. I Really Do Believe
1. Hi Lili, Hi Lo
2. The Way You Do The Things You Do
3. Bare Hugg
4. You Donít Know Me
6. Iíll Make It Up To You