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Friday, 6 November 2015

The Spinners...320 Kbps

Not knowing much about "Folk Music" I will leave the main comments to the Back Sleeve !!...I enjoyed this L/P so maybe those of you out there who are in the same mind as me and don't know much about "Folk" give it a listen it will broaden your taste !!!

1. The Family Of Man
2. A Roving
3. Abiyoyo
4. Liverpool Judies
5. Navy Boots
6. Wimoweh

1. Drunken Sailor
2. Gungu Walk
3. Black And White
4. Long Time Ago
5. Mandy
6. Rothsay-o


Opportunity Knocks All Winners...320 Kbps

In the far distant past in England we had a Pre-X Factor show which as you can see from the obove Record Sleeve was called "Opportunity Knocks" and here are some of the winners with there versions of some of the songs that made them the winners !!...Most of the artists on this L/P have disapeared into the cosmos or have earned the "One Hit Wonder" Tag !!!...with the exception of maybe a couple.. leave that to everybody to have a guess at who they are !!..or maybe there is more !!

1. Wecome Home....Peters & Lee
2.  Billy Don't be A Hero...Paper Lace
3. Amanda....Stuart Gillies
4. Mother Of Mine....Neil Reid
5. Come With Me....Candlewick Green
6. Borsalino Theme....Bobby Crush

1. It's You...Freddie Starr
2. I'm Confessin'....Peters & Lee
3. Let There Be Peace On Earth....Michael Ward
4.  Emily Jane....Airborne
5. Theme From Love Story....Rosemary Noble
6. Etude in G Flat Op 10 No 5....Clara Evelyn 

Engelbert Humperdinck..320 Kbps

Engelbert getting his teeth into some well known standard songs...its a pity that he does not put his own stamp on some of them... by this I mean that all of this selection is more or less sung the same as hundred of singers have done in the past..there are no surprise arrangements which as you may know I like....He should have taken a leaf out of "Ray Stevens" "Misty" L/P for originality !!!!....SO  saying all that it is a very good versions sung well and very pleasant to the ear...."Engelbert" fans will love it !!!

1. As Time Goes By
2. Red Sails In The Sunset
3. In The Still Of The Night
4. I Don't Want To Walk Without You
5. The More I See You
6. You Belong To My Heart
7. The Very Thought Of You
8. Moonlight Becomes You

1. A Lovely Way To Spend an Evening
2. Stardust
3.  You'll Never Know
4. Embracable You
5. I'll Walk Alone
6. Harbour Lights
7. Far Away Places 
8. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You


Oliver (Film)..320 Kbps

This  as you can see is the "Soundtrack" unlike the other "Oliver" that was posted earlier....Sorry for the scatches and a couple of jumps tried to get rid of the jumps but unfortunatly the scratches which causes the jumps are there for good !!!

1. Overture
2.  Food Glorious Food
3. Oliver
4. Boy For Sale
5. Where Is Love
6. You've Got A Pick A Pocket Or Two
7. Cosider Yourself
8. I'd Do Anything

1. Be Back Soon
2. As Long As He Needs Me
3. Who Will Buy
4. Its A Fine Life
5. Reviewing The Situation
6. Oom Pah Pah
7. Finale


Thursday, 5 November 2015

Val Doonican..320 Kbps

After the rousing brass band music we now have a relaxing set of songs from the Irish singer that goes by the name of "Val"...As is says on the back sleeve these are requests of songs from his BBC TV Series...and for once all the information is there "Gud on Yer BBC !!!!!

1. Flanagan & Allen Medley
    a. Umberella Man
    b. Hometown
    c. Underneath The Arches
2. You'll Never Know
3. The More I See You
4. As Time Goes By
5. The Very Thought Of You
6. Singalong Medley
    a. You Are My Sunshine
    b. I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time
    c. Whispering
    d. Moonlight & Roses
    e. Bye Bye Blues

1. Hoagy Carmichael Medley
    a. My Resistance Is Low
    b. Old Buttermilk Sky
    c. The Old Music Master
2. What A Difference A Day Made
3. But Beautiful
4. When I Fall In Love
5. Smilin' Through 
6. Irish Medley
    a. When You & I Were Young Maggie
    b. I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen
    c. Galway Bay


The Brighouse & Rastrick Band..320 Kbps

We now have some serious and I mean SERIOUS brass band tracks including the Hit Single that bought this brass band to the ears of the world !!..The notes on the back sleeve says it all and I couldn't agree more !!! if you like your music on the serious side give it a listen !!

1. The Floral Dance
2. The Ceremony Of The Red Bishops
3. Round The Clock
4. Delicado
5. The Girl With The Flaxen hair
6. Mars

1. Summertime
2. Wellington
3. Une Vie De Matelot
4. Finale