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Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Music From M Squad - Stanley Wilson

The Music From M Squad
From The NBC-TV Series Starring Lee Marvin
Album based on excerpts from the Soundtrack of the NBC-TV series of "M Squad."
Orchestra Conducted by Stanley Wilson
Arranged by Benny Carter, John T. Williams and Pete Carpenter
Produced by Russell Garcia
Recording Engineer: Al Schmitt
Recorded at RCA Victor, Music Center of the World, Hollywood, March 1959
Sounds Of TV
RCA Victor LPM-2062
1959

Album based on excerpts from the Soundtrack of the NBC-TV series of "M Squad."

Available from online vendors so I will not be posting a sample. Presented here to share the cover art.

From Billboard - June 15, 1959: With the success of "Peter Gunn" and 77 Sunset Strip," TV programs that utilize jazz themes in their background scores, this similar set has a strong chance to step out for big sales. The well-known main theme, cleared by Count Basie is done with a sound that reminds of the Basie orchestra. Cover features Lee Marvin, star of "M Squad," in a shot from one of the telecasts. Stereo enhances appreciation of the set. A likely big one.

M Squad Theme (Count Basie)
The Chase (Johnny Williams)
The Search (Benny Carter)
Phantom Raiders (Benny Carter)
Lonely Beat (Stanley Wilson)
The Juke Box (Benny Carter)
The Mugger (Benny Carter)
The Discovery (Johnny Williams)
The Late Spot (Stanley Wilson)
The Cha-Cha Club (Stanley Wilson)
A Lady Sings The Blues (Sonny Burke, Stanley Wilson)
The End (Johnny Williams)

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