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Friday, March 2, 2018

Dream Time Music By Paul Weston

Dream Time Music By Paul Weston
Columbia Records CL 528

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

From the back cover: Born in Springfield, Mass., in 1912 he (Weston) attended Dartmouth College and were organized his first orchestra. The Weston touch was at once evident and after graduation he did further scholastic work at Columbia University. His interludes in the classroom were varied with extra-curricular work making the arrangements for Rudy Valee and Phil Harris, among others and shortly thereafter he began making arrangements for Tommy Dorsey and Bob Crosby. His reputation as a dependable man with a musical idea spread quickly and he was summoned to the West Coast to do musical arrangements for such successful films as Holiday Inn and the Road to Morocco. Finding himself with a little time still left on his hands he began doing radio work as well and wound up with a number of network programs, accompanying vocalists and supplying musical interludes of his own. So successful were his contributions together with his eminently sympathetic background work for recording artists that he soon had his own show for the Naval Air Reserve Recruiting campaign and a number of first rate popular songs to his credit including Day By Day and I Should Care. In 1950 he joined Columbia Records as West Coast Director of Artist and Repertoire and West Coast Musical Director.

Over The Rainbow
I'll See You Again
Embraceable You
This Can't Be Love
How High The Moon
You Were Meant For Me
Wonderful One
Why Shouldn't I
Pennies From Heaven

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