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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Lovers' Luau - Les Paul And Mary Ford

Lovers' Luau
Les Paul And Mary Ford
Columbia CS 8086

This recording is one of the better non-tradition "island" albums that I have heard. The engineering is top-notch (the stereo release is worth looking for) as is the crystal clear guitar work of Paul which is a touch spacey and hip (no surprise there).  I read one review that criticized the album for being two-dimensional and a "sleeper". All I can say is that the music reflects the Hawaiian folk tradition and paints a "sleepy" or dream-like tropical picture.

1 comment:

  1. Nice! I always prefered Les without Mary as I am very into guitar instrumentals.


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