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Monday, 18 April 2016

Cliff Richard.

From one "Vintage" voice to another..."Cliff's" early 60's hits.....Hand me that bottle of "Vintage" Red Please !!!!

Tony Bennett

A couple from across the channel now courtesy of "Bob"....vintage "Tony Bennett " !!...Imaginative use of the way they have presnted the song list !!!....and the singing is A1 of course !!!


James Last & Orchestra..320 Kbps

This is a Double L/P and as per usual for a live recording.. recorded as Side 1-2-3-4.....selections from different countries doesn't say anywhere on the sleeve of the year but on the record label it's printed 1974 so at a guess it would either be 73 or 74....

Side 1.

1. Opening Music 
2. Evie
3. Easy Livin'
4. I Left My Heart In San Fransisco 
5. Face In A Crowd
6. Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Side 2.
1. Too Fat Polka
2. Wedding Song
3. Romance In F Major
4. Theme From Shaft
5. I Don't Know How To Love Him

Side 3. 
1. Also Sprach Zarathustra 
2. In Russia.
    a. Midnight in Moscow 
    b. Cossack Patrol
    c. Sabre Dance
3. Introduction
4. Vienna Praterleben

Side 4.
1. Live And Let Die (Vocal..Benny Bendorff )
2. Greensleeves
3. MacArthur Park
4. Medley
    a. Get Back
    b. Ob-La-De Ob-La-Da
    c. La Felicidad


Sunday, 17 April 2016

The Searchers..320 Kbps

Here's one from the early 60's supplied by my sister this time....Side Two is a bit on the scratchy side she must have been playing it with knitting needles !!

1. Needles And Pins
2. Sugar And Spice
3. What Have They Done To The Rain
4. Take Me For What Its Worth
5. Have You Ever Loved Somebody

1. Some Other Guy
2. Hi Heel Sneakers
3. Sea of Heartbreak
4. If I Could Find Someone
5. Saints And Searchers


Ella Fitzgerald..320 Kbps

 This Ella L/P is an American release recorded after most of the song books with a good solid big band sound...not many strings so it has a good Jazz and Swing feel to it...All brilliant tracks favourite one is "You Can Depend On Me"

P.S. This L/P of Ella's is one of the best of her "Studio" Recording's...The "Big Band" sound arranged and conducted by "Bill Doggett" captures the essence of her "Jazz At The Philharmonic" days and as the sleeve notes says "Ella Is Having the time of her life" and I agree it's definitely "Ella In Concert Mode" !!!......Love the cover photo!!!

1. Rough Ridin'
2. Broadway
3. You Can Depend On Me
4. Runnin' Wild
5. Show Me The Way To Go
6. I'll Always Be In Love With You

1. Hallelujah I Love Him So
2. I Can't Face The Music
3. No Moon At All
4. Laughin' On The Outside
5. After You've Gone