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Friday, June 21, 2013

New Kick! - The New Christy Minstrels

I Want To Hold Your Hand (from the mono press)
New Kick!
The New Christy Minstrels
Sing The Hits Of Today & Tomorrow
Arranged and Directed by Bob Alcivar
Columbia CS 9342 & CL 2542

My jaw just hit the floor...

This is another one of those crazy albums released by an choral group that features "rock/pop" covers. A series of albums produced by The Ray Bloch Singers comes to mind as another example. Also, check out Positively 4th Street by The Living Voices.

From the back cover: The mobility of the Minstrels was never more evident than in this album, NEW KICK! It is a showpiece for a group that is trying always to stay well ahead of the pop-music pack in imagination and creativity.

Homeward Bound
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Highflyin' Bird
Blowing In The Wind
Southern Comfort
Flowers On The Wall
A Corner In The Sun
What The World Needs Now
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'

1 comment:

  1. i would love to downloud this 'treasure'....but i cannot figure out how!!!. can you help?


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