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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Joysound Spectactular 9000 - The Young Sound

I Have A Peace In My Heart
Joysound Spectactular 9000
The Young Sound
Producer: Paul Mickelson
Design: Ray Storey
Joysound Records & Tapes - A Division of Supreme Productions, Inc.
LS 9000

Do You Know Him
O Happy Day
The Old Time Religion / I've Got Peace Like A River
Hope For Today
Walkin' In This World
Look Around You
I Have A Peace In My Heart
Bright New World
The Happy Side Of Life
Michael, Row The Boat Ashore
Blessed Assurance
Will The Circle By Unbroken?
You Can Touch Him
One More Time
Where Could I Go?
I've Got A Reason To Sing

Friday, March 6, 2020

Release Me - Eddie Dean

Release Me
Release Me
Eddie Dean Sings
Crown Records STEREO CST 581

Release Me
Love The Way You Say It
Banks Of The Old Rio Grande
Impatient Blues
Tangled Lies
Walk Beside Me
Make Believe
Seeds Of Doubt
I Called And I Called

Les Dance - Les Brown

Saturday Night Mambo
Les Dance
Les Brown and His Band Of Renown
Vocalion VL 3618
A Product of Decca Records

From Billboard - October 27, 1958: Here's a fine collection of sides recorded by the Les Brown crew when he was cutting sides for Decca Records a few years ago. The band swings just as it always did and the sound is good. Tunes include "My Heart Belongs To Daddy," "If I Love You," and "Red Sails In The Sunset." There are instrumentals and vocals in the set, with the vocals handled by Such Ann Polk and Ray Sims. A bargain package for fans of the Les Brown ork.

My Heart Belongs To Daddy - vocal by Lucy Ann Polk
If I Loved You - vocal by Ray Sims (as noted on jacket but no vocals are featured on this track)
Flip Lid
Red Sails In The Sunset (vocal credit not listed on jacket)
In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening - vocal by Lucy Ann Polk
Saturday Night Mambo
How About You?
Kiss Of Fire - vocal by Jus Conlon's Rhythmaires
Let It Be - vocal by Lucy Ann Polk
You Forgot Your Gloves
I'll Be Around - vocal by Lucy Ann Polk
Forty Cups Of Coffee - vocal by Jo-Anne Greer

Music Minus Me - Purex

Dutch Treat
Also inserted into the jacket is one 7 inch 33 1/3 recording pressed on 
white sheet plastic and fixed into a printed paper jacket as shown above.
Music Minus Me
Music Arranged and Conducted by Richard Boyell
Composed by
Elmer Bernstein, Richard Boyell, Rolf Brandis, Earl Cole, Don Specht and Hoyt Curtin
Recording Produced by Rolf Brandis
Musical scores for Purex TV commercials

Theme Music from Purex Grocery Products Full-Line Commercial
From Sweetheart Soap "Elegance" Commercial
Liquid Trend Dishwashing Detergent "Scrub Brush" Commercial
Beads-O' Bleach "Fluorescent" Commercial
Sweetheart Soap "Off-To-Bed" Commercial
Reprise of Purex Grocery Products Full-Line Opening Theme
Sweetheart Soap "Slippers" Commercial
Dry Trend "Handle with Care" Commercial
Sweetheart Soap "Decorated Bar" Commercial
New Dutch Cleanser "Dutchmen" Commercial
Dutch Cleanser "Mile Long Sink" Commercial

Zodiac Suite - Steven Halpern

The Heard Eye
Zodiac Suite
Steven Halpern
Soundscape II (Perviously released as "I")
Steven Halpern: Electric Piano, Grand Piano and Vocal (Heard Eye only)
Compositions by Steven Halpern;
Steven Halpern and Tony Selvage;
and Steven Halpern and Schawkie Roth
Produced by Steven Halpern
Cover Painting: Celestial Doorway 1975 by Shelia Rose
Back Photograph: Tracy Thompson
Typography: Abracadabra
Recorded at The Music Annex, San Jose, CA
Recording Engineer: Dave Porter
Spectrum Research Institute

From the back cover: Steven Halpern, Ph. D. Director of the Spectrum Research Institute is a recognized pioneer in the field of Sound Health. He has presented his work at major conferences in the United States and England, and serves as consultant to business and hospitals. Halpern is the composer of the "SOUNDSCAPE" series and the author of Turning The Human Instrument: An Owner's Manual

Blues For Arcturus
Sky Boat Theme
Moonrise Over Orion
The Heard Eye

Songs Of The Season - Wyncote Orchestra

Da Easta Time
Songs Of The Season
Featuring The Wyncote Orchestra
Wyncote Records STEREO SW9211
A Product of Cameo Parkway Records

With The Wind And Rain In Your Hair
Spring Song
Wedding March
Two Sleepy People
Our Waltz
If I Should Lose You
A New Kind Of Love
Buy My Violets
Da Easta Time

Don Baker At The Organ

Don Baker At The Organ
Don Baker - Hammond Organ
Lee Pepper - Piano
Hudson High Fidelity 213

Cielito Lindo
La Paloma
Serenade Rhumba
Dark Eyes
Musical Moment
Southern Rhythm
Minute Waltz
Melody In F
Songs My Mother Taught Me
Piano Rag

His Wife's Habit

Mother's Girl
His Wive's Habit
A Joy N. Houck and J. V. O'Quinn presentation
Music and Lyrics by Gary Le Mel & Norma Green
Arranged and Conducted by Jim Helms
Composed by Jim Helms, Gary LeMel and Norman Green
Produced by Gary LeMel
Executive Producer: Neely Plumb, IMC Productions, Inc.
Executive Producer for Capitol Records: Mickey Kap
Capitol Records ST-641

Lady In The Early Morning
Vieux Carre
Mother's Girl
Royal Street
Double Vision
Mr. Funky
Come On In
Vision (Dream Sequence)
Side Road (Chase)
Lance Lover
The Moral
Lady In The Early Morning (Lauren's Theme) - Ending

James Dickey Reading His Poetry

James Dickey
Reading His Poetry
Cover Photograph: Christopher Dickey
Cover Design: William Kuch
Caedmon TC 1333

In The Tree House At Night
Hunting Civil War Relics At Nimblewill Creek
The Scarred Girl
The Celebration
Encounter In The Cage Country
For The Last Wolverine
Deliverance (Excerpt)

The Six Million Dollar Man

Birth Of The Bionic Man
The Six Million Dollar Man
Power Records No. 8166
A Division Of Peter Pan Industries

Birth Of The Bionic Man
The Iron Heart
The Man From The Future
Bionic Berserker

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

60s Style - 101 Strings Orchestra

Days Of Wine And Roses
60s Style
101 Strings Orchestra
Alshire STERE 5335

From the back cover: Have you ever thought about the value and age of the instruments in the "101 Strings" Orchestra? It is a remarkable fact that the music made by the 20th Century's finest recording orchestra, the "101 Strings" is produced on instruments many of which are over two hundred years old. The violins – the violas – the celli of this magnificent orchestra represent some of the finest examples of the great master luthiers of Cremona. Superb specimens by Stradivarius, Amati, Guadagnini and Guaneri are in the "101 Strings" Orchestra. The orchestra is unique in having examples from the complete Guaneri family – Andreas Guaneri (born 1626) and his two sons Peter and Joseph and their two sons, also named Peter and Joseph. This is truly incredible! The Concert Master plays an instrument made by the Cremonese master violin maker Joseph Del Gesu of the year 1735. Although it is difficult to put a price on a work of art, this violin alone is valued at $80,000.00. The estimate value of the stringed instruments in the "101 Strings" Orchestra is over a Half Million Dollars ($500,000.00). To this fantastic collection of gem instruments, add the ingredients of genius and creative artistry and technical skill from Europe's finest first chair musicians and Alshire presents...

I Left My Heart In San Francisco
I Can't Stop Loving You
The Happy Hobo
Theme From "A Summer Place"
Moon River
Stranger On The Shore
Days Of Wine And Roses
My Valley
What Kind Of Fool Am I

Monday, March 2, 2020

David Rose Plays Music From Gigi

Thank Heaven For Little Girls
David Rose Plays Music From Gigi
Musical Score By Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
An Arthur Freed Production
Released by MGM
MGM Records E3640

The Night They Invented Champagne
Thank Heaven For Little Girls
Say A Prayer For Me Tonight
Waltz At Maxim's (She Is Not Thinking Of Me)
The Parisians
I Remember It Well
A Toujours
I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore
It's A Bore

The Intimate Miss Christy - June Christy

Time After Time
The Intimate Miss Christy
June Christy
Produced by Bill Miller
Cover Photo / Capitol Records Studio: Ken Veeder
Capitol Records T1953

From the back cover: Meaningful and feelingful these performances are – not alone for June Christy's expressive way with a ballad, but also for the imaginative assistance of Al Viola's guitar and for the subdued but inventive bass line provided by Don Bagley. And whenever Bud Legge's shining flute enters the scene, it serves as a perfect complement to June's vocal magic.

Spring Is Here
Fly Me To The Moon
I Fall In Love Too Easily
Time After Time
The More I See You
Don't Explain
It Never Entered My Mind
You're Nearer
Suddenly It's Spring
I Get Along Without You Very Well
Ev'ry Time

A Time For Love - Percy Faith

Our Day Will Come
A Time For Love
Percy Faith
* Produced by Jack Gold
** Produced by Allen Stanton
Cover Design: Virginia Team
Cover Photo: Frank Charron
Inside Cover Collage: Kareniee Grant
Columbia G 30330

Side 1
On Broadway
What Kind Of Fool Am I
Born Free*
A Man And A Woman*

Side 2
Our Day Will Come
Cherry Blossom
Spanish Harlem
Sunrise, Sunset And Fiddler On The Roof

Side 3
Goin' Out Of My Head
Up On The Roof
Hello Tomorrow*

Side 4
The 59th Street Bridge Song*
Angel Of The Morning*
A Time For Love*

Never On A Sunday - Ramsey Lewis

The Breeze And I

Never On A Sunday
The Ramsey Lewis Trio
Supervision: Leonard Chess
Engineer: Bruce Swedein
Cover: Don Bronstein
Notes: McCoy Productions
Recorded August 10 and 11, 1961, at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago
Stereo LPS-686
Chess Producing Corp.

Never On A Sunday
The Ramsey Lewis Trio
Supervision: Leonard Chess
Engineer: Bruce Swedien
Cover: Don Bronstein
Notes: McCoy Productions
Recorded August 10 and 11, 1961, at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago
Chess Producing Corp.
Argo LP 686


Piano: Ramsey Lewis
Bass: El Dee Young
Drums: Isaac "Red" Holt

The Ripper
I Got Plenty Of Nothing
Thanks For The Memory
Cielito Lindo
You Just Don't Care
Never On A Sunday
You've Changed
The Breeze And I
Exactly Like You