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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

I Love - Ray Martin And His Concert Orchestra

Ray Martin And His Orchestra
I Love
Essex Ultraphonic ESLP-105

Here is a great 10 inch album cover from a run of records released by Essex, a label owned by the Miller International Company. The unsuccessful label was active from 1951 into 1956. Many covers sported great cheese cake images.

Ray Martin was noted for light pop arrangements and created a legacy for himself in British popular music during the 1950s. He was a producer on the EMI label. Here is his wiki page.


  1. Man, how did you find so many from the same series? I love these! The covers rock!!

  2. Just another ebay score. A few records that no one else seemed to be interested in.

  3. He forced the strings to hit the notes hard, like a horn section. Good stuff!


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