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Saturday, 6 August 2016

Harry Stoneham

Just going out of the record shop when this cover caught my eye !! under my arm it went !!
can't beat a bit of  Organ Music at the close of the day !!!......Thanks "John" for the Key's !!!

Shirley Bassey

Here's "Our Shirl" early on in her singing career when she still had her tonsils !!....Luckily it didn't alter her voice maybe it went a bit deeper but the power is still there to this day !!
A beautifull set of songs that was a "Preface" of what was to come !


Friday, 5 August 2016

Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Could'nt go without a rumage around the 24 hour record shop to see what I could find !!...and here is what I came out with under my arm !!!


Werner Muller & Orchestra

Lets have another dose of some fantastic Orchestral arrangments....If you want a good musical big band experience go no further than this... well worth a look into... "Frere Jacqes" is outstanding so are all the other tracks an A1 L/P.....Thanks Bob !!!!


Werner Muller & Orchestra

Here's a great L/P with a great orchestra from Germany doing songs from Broadway....does'nt get any better than that !!!


Wanda Jackson

Not heard much about this lady being that I'm not realy into CW music but this is a pleasant listening L/P and if you are a fam of CW then you'll love it !!...still can't get my head around the 1 2 1 2 tempo !!!.....BUT as I've said many times before "Variety Is The Spice Of Life "...and life would be a bore if we all thought the same !!!!

The Pallisers TV Themes

So now we have some TV series theme tunes played by a variety of Orchestra's and bands....I assume that its a "Belgium" release from "Aunty BBC" !!


Johnny Mathis & Denise Williams

No need to guess what language these two are singing in !!!...a Duo that sounds as good as they look !!


Gerard Lenorman

I have a backlog of L/P's from Bob in Belguim so here are some...I have not heard of this guy but he has quite a distinctive voice and if I am not mistaken he is singing in French...If he's not I'm sure someone will correct me !!!


Thursday, 4 August 2016

Deodato..320 Kbps

 Now here's one for the "Electric Guitar" Enthusiasts there are some great "Solo's" on this L/P
and the whole L/P is great !!...including the "Hit" version of (2001) well worth a listen too even if you are not a "Guitar" enthusiast !!!

1. Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)
2. Spirit Of Summer 
3. Carly And Carole

1. Baubles Bangles And Beads
2. Prelude To Afternoon Of A Faun
3. September 13


Antal Dorati & Minneapolis Symphony Orch..320 Kbps


Whoops !! for a complete change of music...This was the first "Classical" L/P that I bought the First Side is the 1812 and the Second Side is a narration about how they recorded the "Cannon" and the "Bells".... ending with "Capricco Italien"....not played this one for years so it bought back some pleasant memories when I recorded it for here !!...hope everyone enjoy's it !!

Side One.. 1812 Overture Op 49

Side Two

1. Commentary By Deems Taylor
2. Capriccio Italien Op 45.

Tony Bennett & Count Basie

Another great singer coming up....Boy ! its like an Aladins Cave in this record shop thanks "John" for opening 24 hours so I can drop in anytime !!!


Peggy Lee

You can't go out of a "Vinyl" record shop without a "Peggy Lee" tucked under your arm !! and here's a " Gud Un".....not so many well known songs but it does not matter "Peggy" Sounds great whatever she is singing...

 1. Love Song
2. Razor Love Me As I Am
3. When I Found You
4. A Song For You
5. It Changes
6. It Takes To Long to Learn To Live Alone

1. Superstar
2. Just For A Thrill
3. Someone Who Cares
4. The More I See You
5. I'll Be Seeing You

Perry Como

Mr laid back and cool "Perry Como" doing some "Swinging"


Jose Feliciano

Change of style now...we've gone down that yellow brick road and did'nt arrive in "Kansas"!!...but are in that record shop in "New York" again getting some "Vinyl" from "John" !!....some great guitar playing and a good L/P 

1. Hi Heel Sneakers
2. Mule Skinner Blues
3. Dos Cruces
4. Duelin' Banjo's
5. I Got A Woman
6. Manha De Carnival

1. Walk Right In
2. Since I Met You Baby
3. Son De La Loma
4. Don't Think Twice It's Alright
5. Flight Of The Bumble Bee
6. Chinita



Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Mario Lanza

Here's a little "Gem" from across the channel....It say's on the front cover "Mario's radio performances hence his spoken introduction on the first track and on a couple more... a first class L/P and great singing !!


Paul Anka...320 Kbps

Two now from "Bob"..."Paul  Anka" Compilation which includes 2 of his "Hits" ..nice to hear a "Live" version of his "My Way" and of Course "Diana" sounds like the original recording To me !!