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Saturday, March 17, 2018

The Best Of Bert Kaempfert

Sweet Maria
The Best Of Bert Kaempfert
Produced By Milt Gabler
DeLuxe 2 Record Set
Recorded in Europe
Recording Engineer: Peter Klernt
Decca Records - A Division of MCA Inc. CXSB 7200

* Fox Trots with Trumpet Solos by Fred Moch

Strangers In The Night
Red Roses For A Blue Lady*
Bye Bye Blues
Magic Trumpet
The World We Knew (Over And Over)*
That Happy Feeling
Remember When (We Made These Memories)
Three O'Clock In The Morning
Danke Schoen
Spanish Eyes (Moon Over Naples)
Hold Me
Sweet Maria*
Hold Back The Dawn
Afrikaan Beat
Wonderland By Night (Trumpet Solo by Charles Tabor)
I Can't Help Remembering You*
You Are My Sunshine
Steppin' Pretty*
A Swingin' Safari

Cha Cha Cha - Della Reese

Cha Cha Cha
Della Reese
Arranged and Conducted by O. B. Masingill
A Hugo & Luigi Production
Recorded in RCA Victor's Studio A, New York City.
Recording Engineer: Ernest Oelrich
RCA Victor LSP-2280

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

From Billboard - November 7, 1960: Here's a swinging new Dells Reese album that shows the girl off to the best possible advantage. She comes thru with solid readings of a great collection of tunes, all done over cha cha backing. The songs include "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend," "I'm Always True To You In My Fashion," "It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House" and "Let's Do It." This could be a big one.

Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
Come On-A-My House
Why Don't You Do Right
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Let's Do It
Whatever Lola Wants
Tea For Two
Always True To You In My Fashion
It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House
There's A Small Hotel
Love For Sale

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Invitation To Love - Ronnie Aldrich

Invitation to Love
Ronnie Aldrich And His Two Pianos
With The London Festival Orchestra and Chorus*
Arrangements by Ronnie Aldrich
Executive Producer: Tony D'Amato
Engineer: Arthur Bannister
Album Design: Trantor/Impac Associates
Photo: Rayment Kirby
London Records, Inc.

Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
*Theme From "Summer Of '42"
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
*Baby, I'm-A-Wanting You
*Theme From "The Onedin Line"
*Theme From "The Go-Between"
*I Could Be Happy With You
*Invitation To Love
Diamonds Are Forever

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

What The Bible Says About Drugs - Jimmy Swaggart

What The Bible Says About Drugs
Evangelist Jimmy Swaggart
Jim Records JIM K-9

The Big Band's Back In Town - Doc Severinsen

The Big Band's Back In Town
Starring Doc Severinsen
Originated and Produced by Enoch Light
Arrangements by Robert Byrne
Associated Producer: Julie Klages
Recording Chief: Robert Fine
Mastering: George Piros
Art Director: Charles E. Murphy
Command RS837SD
Grand Award Record Co. Inc.


Trumpet Section:
Doc Severinsen
Ernie Royal
Bernie Glow
Marky Markowitz
Jimmy Maxwell
Mel Davis

Trombone Section:
Urbie Green
Bobby Bryne
Frank Rehak
Bob Alexander
Dick Hixon

Saxophone Section:
Hank Freeman
Al Klink
Bill Slapin
Walt Levinsky
Phil Bodner
Stanley Webb

Rhythm Section:
Tony Mottola - Guitar
Bob Haggart - Bass
Don Lamond - Drums

From the cover: Doc Severinsen's first album recorded for Command (Command RS 819) proved to be one of the most outstanding instrumental performances in the history of the recording industry and was acclaimed by leading critics and musicians throughout the world.

In preparing this, his second album, Doc was able to utilize the revolutionary new recording techniques perfected by Command... 35/MM magnetic film recording. His gorgeously rich tone, the daring brilliance and the incomparable cleanses and precision with which he explores the entire range of the trumpet as well as his intense feeling for melody are all the result of intensive early schooling art the hands of his father (a dentist by profession but avocationally a devoted musician), later experience as a star sideman with Charlie Barnet's magnificent band of the later Forties and with Tommy Dorsey's most polished band, plus a decade as the top-ranking trumpet man in New York's studio firmament.

Love For Sale
Blues In The Night
When Your Lover Has Gone
Johnny One Note
Lonesome Road
My Funny Valentin
St. Louis Blues
The Look Of Love
I Cried For You (Now It's Your Turn To Cry Over Me)
Poor Butterfly