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Thursday, 31 March 2016

Irma La Douce

Another "Show" via "Bob" from across the channel....I've not heard much about this one but I guess there will be loads of people out in there in the clouds that will have !!!.....I can only recognise one song "The Language Of Love" that has become popular...maybe there is more I'm sure that someone will fill in the gaps for everyone to read !!!


 

Barry Manilow..320 Kbps

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Phew !!!....after that last track on the previous L/P here's Barry !!!!!

 This L/P has a mixture of Barry's style of singing a couple of "Power Ballads" of which he is well known for a "Show Tune" and a great version of "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter"....So overall its one of his better ones !!!


 1. I Wanna Do It With You
2. Here Comes The Night
3. Memory
4. Let's Get On With It
5. Some Girls

1. Some Kind Of A Friend
2. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
3. Getting Over Losing You
4. Heart Of Steel
5. Stay
 

Johnny Keating And His Band

Thanks to "Bob" this L/P takes me back to my teenage years and Concerts at our Local concert hall "The De-Montfort Hall" Leicester... which in those days was  acoustically equivalent to the Big Arena's of today !!!..and yelling and clapping to the big band sound of "Ted Heath "
This L/P is great because according to the back sleeve it was recorded with a legitimate audience in the "Decca" Studio's in London....no little man fiddling with the knobs to get the clapping sound of an audience !!!!...All The great Big bands tracks are here including a couple of surprises !!!....so all you "Big Band" fans enjoy this one....AND anybody who wants a new/old musical experience give it a listen I'm sure you will enjoy it !!!!



Eydie Gorme..320 Kbps

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 Another great selection of Songs from the great "Eydie".....The Video below shows just how great she realy was.....and quote from You Tube....


 Note there was only one... ONE... camera dissolve in the entire three minutes. This is how you shoot music when you want the performer to connect to the audience!
 
 1. I Don't Care
2. You're Just In Love
3. My Funny Valentine
4. You Can't Get A Man With A Gun
5. Always True To You In My Fashion
6. Guys And Dolls

1. I Cain't Say No
2. Hello Young Lovers
3. Thou Swell
4. I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair
5. Baubles Bangles And Beads
6. Johnny One Note
 
 
 

Eydie Gorme - As Long As He Needs Me - 1969


The Stylistics..320 Kbps

I suppose I should change my 50's & 60's to include 70's because it seems that I am posting a lot from that era "The 70's " via my sister !!...so we have one from 1974  when the "Pop" idiom was peppered with soul groups like "The Stylistics" ect !!!...to my knowledge this L/P contains three of their biggest hits... and the rest hits the spot !! spot on !!!!

1. Lets Put It All Together
2. I Got A Letter
3. We Can Make It Happen Again 
4. Keeping My Fingers Crossed
5. You Make Me feel Brand New

1. I Got Time On My Hands
2. Doin' The Streets
3. I Take It Out On You
4. Love is The Answer
5. Love Is The Answer (Instrumental)

 

The Kirby Stone Four (1958) - Baubles, Bangles And Beads

The Kirby Stone Four...320 Kbps

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 Now then !!! who's not heard of TKS4's version of "Baubles Bangles And Beads "so just as an introduction to this first class group of singers in the essence of "The Ray Conniff Singers" and "The Mike Sammes Singers" See the video above.....A great selection of songs and a great L/P !

1. Rain
2. Volare
3. When The Sun Comes Out
4. When Your Lover Has Gone
5. Hambone
6. Ti-Pi-Tin

1. I Love Paris
2. Lullaby Of Birdland
3. Lassus Trombone
4. I Love You
5. Red Shoes
Don't Stop

 


Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Eugen Cicero

A little bit of "piano" music now "Semi Classic" I would rate this one co's its got a rhythm section and boy that "Bass" is Cool !!! and the piano does "Swing" at times !!!!
Piano enthusiasts don't miss this one it's Great !!!


25 Years Hitparade International


No guess's where this one came from !!!......Had to miss a couple of tracks off because "Zippyshare" only lets you upload files that are less than 200MB and this one was "209MB"....its a nice selection of hits so enjoy it !!


 

Cleo Laine..320 Kbps

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 I wonder if this one is going to upset the "Shakespeare" purists....like the film that is out "Anonymous".....I don't think the "Jazz" purists will be bothered !!..This was released in 1964 so it has had over 40 years for people to think about it !!....Getting back to "Cleo" she does a great job and if you are like me ...likes Shakespeare and Jazz its Cooooooool !!

 1. If Music Be The Food Of Love
2. O Mistress Mine
3. Duet Of Sonnets
4. Winter
5.My Love Is As A Fever
6. It Was A Lover And His Lass
7. Dunsinae Blues

1. Take All My Loves
2. Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind
3. Shall I Compare Thee
4. Witches Fair And Foul
5. Fear No More
6. Sigh No More
7. The Compleat Works


John Denver..320 Kbps

We are now seated maybe on the front row (wishful thinking) at "The London Palladium" year is 1976 an enthusiastic audience coupled with a over exited in parts "John Denver" !!!!... Its a good all round concert featuring all of his "Hits" up to that time....as usual I've recorded it as Side One And Two......So folks lean back in your seats and enjoy a "Live " Concert !!

1. Starwood In Aspen
2. Sunshione On My Shoulders
3. Back Home Again
4. Grandmar's Feather Bed
5. Pickin' The Sun Down
6. Thank God I'm A Country Boy 
7. The Eagle And The Hawk

1. Spirit
2. Calypso
3. Amsterdam
4. Annies Song
5. Take Me Home Country Roads
6. Leaving On A Jet Plane