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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Sarah Vaughan


My Kind Of Love

Sarah Vaughan
A&R Coordinator: Irv Stimler
Director of Engineering: Val Valentine
Cover Photo: Charles Stewart
Metro MS-539
Electronically Enhanced for Stereo Reproduction

Don't Blame Me
A Hundred Years From Today
I Can Make You Love Me (If You'll Let Me)
If You Could See Me Now
I'm Thur  With Love
Once In A While
My Kinda Love
Don't Worry About Me
The Man I Love

Recorded Live In Nassau Bahamas - Dudley Smith Steel Band


Mambo No. 8

Dudley Smith Steel Band
Recorded Live In Nassau Bahamas
Carib LP 2012 STEREO

Dudley's Merengue
Tea For Two Cha Cha
Calypso Medley
Colonel Bogie
Mambo No. 8
Hold 'Em Joe
Malady D' Amour
Peanut Vendor

Friday, March 5, 2021

The Soul Of The Gypsy - Zoltan



The Soul Of The Gypsy
Zoltan And His Gypsy Ensemble
Cover Design by Edwin Francis
Tradition 2086
An Everest Records Production

Dark Eyes
Gypsy Tango
Hungarian Song And Dance
Romanian Song And Dance
Moldavian Song And Dance
Hora Staccato
Gypsy Song And Dance
Two Guitars
Caucasian Song

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Music To Be Murdered By - Alfred Hitchcock



Alfred Hitchcock
Presents Music To Be Murdered By
Music Arranged and Conducted by Jef Alexander
Text by James Allardice
Cover Photo through the courtesy of TV Guide
Imperial Records 
Imperial LP-9052

Music To Be Murdered By
I'll Never Smile Again
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You
After You've Gone
Alfred Hitchcock Television Theme
Body And Soul
Lover Come Back To Me
I'll Walk Alone
The Hour Of Parting

New York, New York - Harry Geller


The Rivers

New York, New York
Composed and Conducted by Harry Geller
RCA Victor LPM-1032

From Billboard - September 10, 1955: Geller, an RCA Victor musical director, composed and conducted this suite of 12 vignettes descriptive of the New York City scene. Examples would be "The Rivers," "Subway Polka," "Stature Of Liberty," etc. The music, which is pretty, conventional stuff, never lives up to the Meyer Berger prose that describes it on the cover. It just rambles and never really comes to life as did "Manhattan Tower," the big hit package of several years back. An unusual package many add some sales.

The Rivers
Subway Polka
Statue Of Liberty
Canal Street Cantata
Window Shopping On 5th Avenue
The Cafes (Including the Automat)
Radio City
Shubert Alley Overture (Opening Night)
Park Concert
Central Park
U.N. Building

Sound Flights Into Jazz - Chris Connor


Sound Flights Into Jazz
Volume 10
Jazz At Its Best Featuring The Sounds Of Chris Conner
With Elliot Lawrence and Jim Lowe
Air Force Reserve 5 Minute Shows
Prepared by Office of Information, Continental Air Command, Mitchel Air Force Base, New York

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Discotheque Dance Party - Arthur Murray


Twist And Shout

Arthur Murray Presents
Discotheque Dance Party
*Victor Gerard and His
**Hip City Five
Produced by Herman Diaz, Jr.
Discotheque dresses pictured on the front and back of record jacket are from the fashion floors at Macy's New York
RCA Victor LSP-2998

Twist And Shout**
Everything's Coming Up Roses*
Merengue Universal*
Mach The Knife*
Jamaica Ska**
I Believe In You*
The Twist**
Hound Dog**
Lazy River*
Mashed Potato**

Monday, March 1, 2021

The New Sound Of Music - Percussive Stereo On Medallion!



The New Sound Of Percussive Stereo On Medallion!
Medallion MS-1
A Product of KAPP Records

Sentimental Journey - Michael Leighton And His Orchestra
Play A Simple Melody - Jack Elliott And His Orchestra
Strike Up The Band - The Peter London Orchestra
Theme From "The Apartment" - The Medallion Strings, Directed By – Emanuel Vardi
Anything You Can Do - The John Parker Orchestra
On The Street Where You Live - Percussion Unlimited
Casissons Go Rollin' Along. The U.S. Airforce, Anchors Away - The Medallion Marching Band, Directed By – David Terry
Dancing In The Dark - Frank Hunter And His Orchestra
Harbor Lights - Lani Royal With The Diamond Head Band
Tenderly - Paul Phillips And His Orchestra
I Could Have Danced All Night - The Medallion Piano Quartet
El Cumbanchero - Tarragano And His Orchestra

The Lure Of France - Andre Kostelanetz


Autumn Leaves

The Lure Of France
Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra
Photo: Per Olow Anderson
Columbia Records CS 8111

From Billboard - March 30, 1959: Kostelanetz paints charming musical scenes of many of the noted attractions of "La Belle France," with tunes like "Mademoiselle de Paris," "Under Paris Skies" and "La Mer," The stereo sound amplifies the popular conductor's arrangements as in the exciting version of the fabulous "Can Can." Kostelanetz is always strong sales potential.

Mademoiselle de Paris
Under Paris Skies
Bonjour Paris
My Prayer
La Mer (Debussy)
Autumn Leaves
Pizzicato Polka (Delibes)
Can Can (Offenbach)
Depuis le jour from "Louise" (Charpentier)
Reveries (Debussy)
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Debussy - Transcribed  by H. Mouton)
I Hear as in a Dream from "The Pearl Fishers" (Bizet)

Songs Everybody Knows - Grady Martin



Songs Everybody Knows
Grady Martin and The Slewfoot Five
Decca Records DL 74476

Alley Cat
I Left My Heart In San Francisco 
Fly Me To The Moon
What Kind Of Fool Am I
Around The World
Danke Schöen
Days Of Wine And Roses
I Wanna Be Around
Arrivederci Roma (Goodbye To Rome)
Melody Of Love

Living Strings Play Music Of Hawaii

Pagan Love Song

Living Strings Play Music Of Hawaii
Arranged and Conducted by Hill Bowen
Photo: Researchers/E. Krainin
Recorded in England
New York A&R Representative: Ethel Gabriel
RCA Camden CAS 661

Sweet Leilani
To You Sweetheart, Aloha
Song Of The Island 
Pagan Love Song
Drifting And Dreaming
Lovely Hula Hands
The Hawaiian Wedding Song
Blue Hawaii
Aloha Oe (Farewell To Thee)