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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Tony Touch - Tony Mottola


Cry Me A River

The Tony Touch
The Best Of Tony Mottola
America's Greatest Popular Guitarist
Project 3 Total Sound Stereo
PR 5041 SD

From the back cover: Tony Mottola is recognized throughout the world fo "The Tony Touch." Tony's albums are in great demand everywhere. He is a best seller in Japan, Spain, Mexico, Australia and other countries where guitar buffs eagerly await his new release. For many years, Tony has been acclaimed for his work with many of the world's most popular vocalists. He was the featured guitarist on The Perry Como TV series and at present he is a spotlighted soloist and member of the Johnny Carson "Tonight Show" orchestra. Professional musicians, as well as discriminating music lovers throughout the world, recognize "The Tony Touch" as being unique. And in this album, Tony has selected what he considers his finest performances of today's great songs.

From Billboard - August 23, 1969: The guitar master comes up with a winning artistic and sales package in this program of hand-picked material that he considers to be his top performances on disk. And he's right, as he turns in brilliant treatments of today's and yesterday's hits. "Help Yourself," "Cry Me A River," "This Guy In Love With You," and "Dream A Little Dream Of Me" are among the highlights.

Help Yourself
Georgia On My Mind
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
Cry Me A River
I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Goin' Out Of My Head
This Guy's In Love With You
Those Were The Days
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Lush And Lovely
Come Prima
Do You Know The Way To San Jose?

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