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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Music For The Birds

Music For The Birds
Eddie South and Mike Simpson
Mercury Wing SRW 16225

While researching this album I found a notice of South's death in the May 5, 1962 Billboard. South died at the age of 57. He had been ill for several years with diabetes and a heart condition.

Paul Whitemann dubbed him Dark Angel Of The Violin. Fritz Kreisler, upon hearing South play, told him he should have pursued a career in classical music.

This record was mentioned in the brief as his "most recent recording" due soon for release. So I assume the release date would have been 1962.

This is a rare and outstanding jazz/space age pop album.


  1. Another gem I would love to find!!

  2. Hello!
    I found that beautiful album the other day.
    One question: who are the other musicians?
    Any idea?
    Best regards


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