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Saturday, 29 October 2016

Pretty Woman Film.320 Kbps

Re-Post Requested By Phil Z From Downunder

 Will now be starting to post some of the L/P's that I borrowed at Xmas so keep a lookout for some different and strange ones !!...As I said earlier my comments are going to be short as some of them I've never played before so its up to you out there in the "Cosmos"to fill in the details if needed....Will also be Re-Posting some that the links have run out...Soooooooooooo here is the first one  !!!!.......Seen the film but can't remember the soundtrack except of course the Title....It's more likely one of those films that the soundtrack is in the background !!!

 1. Wild Women Do...Natalie Cole
2. Fame 90...David Bowie
3. King Of Wishful Thinking...Go West
4. Tangled...Jane Wiedlin
5. It Must Have Been Love...Roxette
6. Life In Detail

1. No Explanation...Peter Cetera
2. Real Wild Child...Christopher Otcasek
3. Fallen Lauren Wood
4. Oh Pretty Woman...Roy Orbison
5. Show Me Your Soul...Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Peters & Lee.320 Kbps

Re-Post Requested By Teddybear42

 Ok now this one is quiet pleasant and will please the "Easy Lisening " Folks...20 nice easy songs sung well but wish they could have "Swung" them a bit !!!

1. Mayday
2. Only You
3. Remembering
4. Wonderful Baby
5. Closer
6. Oh Baby I Love You
7. Don't Blame Me
8. Killing Me Softly With His Song 
9. Don't Stay Away To Long
10. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

1. Comin' Home Baby
2. Guess You'll Never Know
3. The Crying Game
4. Our Song
5. Old Fashioned Way
6. Come To Me
7. I'm Confessin'
8. If I Fell
9. The Last Happy Song
10. Welcome Home

Peters & Lee.320 Kbps

Re-Post Requested By Teddybear42

 On this L/P there is a version of "If" that is the "Gem"!!!....It equals some of the versions that are classed as "Definitive"..and that has surprised me !!.....On The first L/P that is on here "Dianne Lee" seemed to take a back seat on the vocals just doing the harmonising like a backing singer BUT in this one she definatly does more !!...and you can hear how good this Duo was....Its also seems that they have signed the front cover......They Split Up in November 1980 and Lennie Peters died of Cancer in October 1992...

1. The Old Fashioned Way
2. If
3. All I Ever Need Is You
4. Stars Fell On Alabama
5. Raining In My Heart
6. Everybody Needs A Rainbow

1. United We Stand
2. Until It's Time For You To Go
3. Nevertheless
4. She's About A Mover 
5. Loving Baby
6. By Your Side

Robert Goulet.320 Kbps

Re-Post

 Can't say much about this L/P its one that I got with the shows lot...He has quite a pleasant voice and sings the song well but to me he sounds as if he should be in a Musical Show on Broadway he has that kind of voice phasing and style that definatly is Showstopper bound !!

 1. A Man And A Woman
2. A Time For Love
3. The Second Time Around
4. This Year
5. Invitation
6. The Exodus Song

1. Laura
2. Somewhere My Love
3. Mon Amour  Mon Amour
4. Days Of Love
5. Temptation

Pam Ayres.320 Kbps

Yes Martin !! I've Got It !!!...This 2nd venture into the world of "Pam Ayres" is a more relaxed "Pam" and the jokes are "Hilarious"....she seems more confident and it definatly comes over !!...It had me in stitches in parts !!!so if you want to feel happy amongst all this gloom and doom of today's climate give it a listen....."Cheerful Earfull" !! hope you liked the first one this is much better !!!

1. The Dolly On The Dustcart
2. The Spot Welders Dream
3. The Secretary's Song
4. I Am A Cunning Vending Machine
5. How I Loved You Ethel Preedy
6. The Husbands Lament
7. The Curlers Poem

1. Puddings--A Slice Of Nostalgia
2. Peeping Tom
3. I Fell For A Black And White Minstrel
4. Henery My Son
5. Little Lawrence Greenaway
6. I Am A Whitney Blanket
7. Honey 
8. The Bunny Poem

 

The Dubliners.320 Kbps

I will leave the comments to the Fans of "The Dubliners"....I have listened to this L/P a couple of times but couldn't seem to get into it at all !!.

1. McAlpines Fusiliers
2. Finnegans Wake
3. Rocky Road To Dublin
4. Home Boys Home
5. The Patriot Game
6. Monto

1. The Holy Ground
2. The Wild Rover
3. Masons Apron
4. Boulavogue
5. Master Mcgrath
6. The Leaving Of Liverpool 





 

Kay Starr.320 Kbps

Here's a great L/P all full of 50's magic !!....I had most of these tracks on 45's in my younger days !!....But it's great to hear them in "Stereo" and it's one I will play again ! and again ! and again ! and again !!!!!

1. Side By Side
2. So Tired
3. Mississippi
4. I'm The Lonesomest Gal In Town 
5. Half A Photograph
6. Comes a Long a Love 

1. Bonapartes Retreat
2. Wheel Of Fortune
3. The Rock And Roll Waltz
4. Hoop Dee Doo
5. Allez Vous En Go Away
6. Foolin' Around


 

Bryan Ferry.320 Kbps

We seem to be in the 70's now !!...with Bryan minus "Roxy" !!!...love the track "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"...But definatly not his version of one of my favourite songs "Funny How Time Slips Away"...He should have done it like "Smoke" !!!...I think that some of the tracks were over produced ! if that makes sense !!...comments please !!!

1. The In Crowd
2. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
3. Walk a Mile In My Shoes
4. Funny How Time Slips Away
5. You Are My Sunshine

1. (What A) Wonderful World 
2. It Ain't Me Babe
3. Fingerpoppin'
4. Help Me Make It Through The Night
5. Another Time Another Place

 

 

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Sandie Shaw

Some L/P's now from "Bob"....The girl with the "Bare" Feet from the 60's singing some of her hits....Just seems like yesterday that "Sandie" was dangling on a string !!!....Phew!!! that was 49 years ago !!!


Perez Prado

After "Sandie" get up on your feet "Bare" or not !! and have a "Samba" Rhumba" "Cha Cha" around the house !!...moving your body makes you fit !!So they say !!...so go with it !!!

 

Paul Mauriat & Orchestra

Relax now with the orchestra of  "The Above Gentleman"......


 

The Peddlers


The Peddlers always seem to put a different slant on most of their cover versions of songs and this L/P is no different..when you first hear Track One I doubt whether you would guess what it was !!....This one and the two below thank you "John" for them !!!... didn't even get on that carpet !!!..aint technology Cool and great !!!

 Bonus Tracks.....
That's Life
Wasting My Time 
Steel Mill

Ray Charles

Here's a masterclass of singing and piano playing....Once again not played to much attention to "Ray's" singing in the past but this is a mature voice recorded in 1967...didn't realise Ray could sing "Falsetto" !!! and make it sound good !!

 Ray asked Sid Feller to write all the arrangements on this album. The backing was standard big band or orchestra with strings. As an experiment, Ray sings with a high sustained falsetto that he tried, he said, “for no other reason than self-satisfaction.”  


Marian Montgomery

The fruity voice of "Marian" doing some "Swingin' with some well known songs !! A1 Classy Lady !!



Tim Hardin.320 KBps

I can't understand why I've missed out on some of these singers that I have heard of but not actually took any notice of !!!....so its great to be able to get hold of these L/P's to finally have a listen too !!!...so my comments will be a bit sparse !!...I will leave it up to the great wide world and cosmos to do that !!!...I enjoyed his voice and hope to hear more... so if you are like me and have heard of the singers BUT not actually HEARD give them a listen to you may be surprised !!!

1. I Can't Slow Down
2. Blues On The Ceilin'
3. Stagger Lee
4. I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
5. I've Been Working On The Railroad

1. House Of The Rising Sun
2. Fast Freight
3. Cocaine Bill
4. You Got To Have More Than One Woman
5. Danville Dame

 

The Fureys & Davey Arthur.320 Kbps

We now have a gentle set of songs from the Irish Group.... it does say on the front cover "For Lovers Of All Ages"...but by the choice and sentiment of the songs and the couple on the front I would say "WRONG".....it's for the "Golden Day's" of the "Golden People " !!!!

1. If I Had To Live My Life Over 
2. The Sunshine Of Your Smile
3. Let Me Call You Sweetheart
4. Let The Reat of The World Go By
5. Goodnight Irene
6. Beautiful Dreamer
7. Anniversary Waltz
8. Scarlet Ribbons

1. When I Grow To Old To Dream
2. Just A Song At Twilight
3. Maggie
4. Girl Of My Dreams
5. Liverpool Lou
6. When You Were Sweet Sixteen
7. I'l Be Your Sweetheart 
8. I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen

Billy Cotton.320 Kbps


Now here's a bit of a rarity...its a EP at 33 and a third RPM from the back of a book about "Billy Cotton"...usually EP's are recorded and played back at 45 RPM...size wise I guess you couldn't get an L/P in the back unless it was a giant of a book !!!
the content of this EP seems to be have been taken from some of "Billy Cottons" Radio Shows that was very popular in the 50's + with guests as you can see...
Its interesting because I doubt whether it would have been commercially released and I wonder how many of these are still with the book !!!!...This one and the next couple of posts we can Thank "Jenny " fron the Gym...cheers "Jenny" !!!!





Adam And The Ants.320 Kbps

Back to the 80's and "Adam and the Ants" in the guise of a "Wild West Combo" !!!....I guess this was before he became a "Highway Man" like "Stand And Deliver" !!!!

1. Dog Eat Dog
2. Antmusic
3. Feed Me To The Lions
4. Los Rancheros
5. Ants Invasion
6. Killer In The Home

1. King's Of The Wild Frontier
2. The Magnificent Five
3. Don't Be Square Be There
4. Jolly Roger
5. The Human Beings
 

 

Bob Dylan.320 Kbps

News is that "Bob Dylan" has not yet acknowledged his "Nobel Prize" for Literature !!....so here is an early recording of his....I have not heard much of his work so can't make much of a comment !!...but here's a thought do I detect a slightly early development of the "Rap" !!! in his delivery !!....I did enjoy it... being that it was the first time I had actually heard a full L/P selection of songs !!...and I did recognise some of the songs !!

1. Subterranean Homesick Blues
2. She Belongs To Me
3. Maggies Farm
4. Love Minus Zero No Limit
5. Outlaw Blues
6. On The Road Again
7. Bob Dylan's 115th Dream

1. Mr Tambourine Man
2. Gates of Eden
3. It's Alright Ma I'm Only Bleedin'
4. It's All Over Now Baby Blue



 

The London Philharmonic Orchestra.320 Kbps

This is not from the "Soundtrack" of the film  but its a recording by "The London Philharmonic"..it's ticks all the boxes !!...and the second side is cool !!...I first thought when I heard it that it was "Holt's" "Planets"..because of the reference to Mars Mercury & Venus !!
but it seems the tracks were by a different composer !!

1. Main Title
2. Imperial Attack
3. Princess Leias Theme
4. Bens Death And  Tie Fighter Attack
5. Lord Of The Sand People
6. Return Home
7. End Title

1. Theme From 2001
2. Battle Of The Planets (Mars)
3. Mercury / Venus
4. Space Tumble

 




 

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Slim Whitman.320 Kbps

Yehahh !!...a slice of "Nashville" !!!...Altogether Now !!! "one-two-three !! "one-two-three" !!!

1. Dear Heart
2. When You And i Were Young Maggie
3. Pearly Shells
4. Down The River Of Golden Dreams
5. Top Of The World
6. Rockin' Alone In an Old Rockin' Chair

1. Home On The Range
2. Say You'll Stay Untill Tomorrow
3. Paper Roses
4. I'm So Lonesome
5. Diane
6. I'll Be Home


 

Mrs Mills.320 Kbps

Some jolly piano music now so sing- a- long if you have the inclination !!...or if you live in the upside down place (Aussie) get out in the sunshine and have what it say's on the cover !!!!

1. In The Good Old Summer Time
2. Tip Toe Thru The Tulips
3. You Are My Sunshine
4. Roses Of Picardy
5. April Showers
6. Isle Of Capri
7. Down At The Old Bull And Bush

1. Cruising Down The River
2. Blue Skies
3. Indian Summer
4. Shine On Harvest Moon
5. I Do Like To Be By The Seaside 
6. Out Of Town
7. Lets All Sing Like The Birdies Sing