12 Songs, 29 Minutes


Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
8 Ratings
8 Ratings
D-J Ross


These redone re-recordings are CLOSE to the originals, but call me a picky purist. I'm saving my money to buy "The Very Best Of The Bachelors" elsewhere so I can get the original versions!


The Bachelors Greatest Hits

The song Diane is close but this isn't horse shoes. There is a better hit version out there. I hope that iTunes can get it.


3.99 just about says it all: NOT ORIGINAL

Get the real songs, not these fakes. These are remakes and not what you are familiar with.

About The Bachelors

The Bachelors were an Irish pop band of the 1960s consisting of brothers Conleth (b.March 3, 1941) and Declan Clusky (b. December 12, 1942) and John Stokes (b. August 13, 1940). They began as an instrumental act playing harmonicas and called the Harmonichords or Harmony Chords in 1958, but turned to singing after a tour of England in 1959. They signed to Decca Records in the U.K. and changed their name in 1962, then scored their first hit, "Charmaine" (number six, 1963). Their biggest hit was "Diane" which went to number one in England and number ten in America in 1964; they continued to chart with new records through 1967 and maintained the original group on the cabaret circuit until a messy split between Stokes and the Cluskys in 1984. ~ William Ruhlmann



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