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Saturday, 25 May 2019

Judy Garland.

This is Judy in a very subdued mood with brilliant orchestrations by "Gordon Jenkins"...Judy made 2 or 3 brilliant recordings for Capitol before the "Histrionics"and "Frenzy" recordings came about and this is one of them!! gimics just plain singing and she has got an  Individual voice !!....Best Track "Mean To Me "

1. By Myself
2. Little Girl Blue
3. Me And My Shadow
4. Among My Souvenirs
5. I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
6. I Get The Blues When It Rains

1. Mean To Me
2. How About Me
3. Just A Memory
4. Blue Prelude
5. Happy New Year

1. Mean To Me.

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Frank Sinatra.

This L/P as you can see from the cover was recorded in London 57 years ago !!..WOW doesn't time fly !!...wish I had a time machine to go back to "Swingin' London" in the 60's..I had a great time there would do it all over again..even the sad times were good !!..anyway enuff of me rattling on and get back to the songs....Sinatra in good voice not a "Swinger" in sight just a nice relaxing set of "Great British Songs"...Must admit tho' hadn't heard of last track !!

5. The Gypsy.

The Walker Brothers.

The Walker Brothers came to life in 1965...3 American guys who were not brothers..."Scott" "John" and "Gary" I think that they had more success in England than the States...This is a Double L/P set that has most of there world wide hits on it....they even had a go at some standard songs and they certainly do a good job with them...namely "Just For a Thrill"
which is a solo by "John" and IMHO is equal to some of the "Jazz" versions by other singers

Side One                                                              Side Three

1. Make It Easy On Yourself                            1. In My Room  
2. Land Of 1,000 Dances                                   2. Stand By Me
3. Young Man Cried                                          3. Once Upon A Summer Time
4. Living Above Your Head                              4. Experience
5. I Need You                                                      5. Come Rain Or Come Shine
6. My Ship Is Coming In                                   6. Archangel                                  

Side Two                                                            Side Four

1. Saturday's Child                                           1. People Get Ready
2. Mrs Murphy                                                 2. Stay With Me Baby
3. The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More      3. Genevieve
4. I Can See It Now                                          4. Walking In The Rain
5. Just For a Thrill                                           5. I Wanna Know
6. Summertime                                                 6. Just Say Goodbye 

5. Just For A Thrill.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Diahann Carroll..320 Kbps

 I don't know much about this singer but she certainly knows how to handle a song....And she does a brilliant job on all the tracks....So if anybody out there is like me and hasn't heard her as a singer then give it a listen I'm sure you won't be disappointed!!

 1. I Wonder What Became Of Me
2. Little Girl Blue
3. Goin' Out Of My Head
4. I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
5. Gradually
6. Hidden Meaning

1. I'll Be Around
2. Nobody But Me
3. Don't Answer Me
4. Runnin' Out Of Fools
5. Goodbye Young Dreams

1. I'll Be Around.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Jack Parnell Orchestra

Not posted any from across the channel in a while so here are some that "Bob" sent a while ago relax to some Instrumental memories of some Classic TV theme tunes !!

2. Theme From Hawaii Five O

Jack Parnell Orchestra

And here is a second helping !!!

Side One
She (Theme from Seven Faces of Woman)
Spy Glass (Theme from Father Brown)
Affairs of The Heart
The Main Chance
Caine's Theme (Theme from Kung Fu)

Side Two

The Zoo Gang
The Brothers
The Lotus Eaters
Lands of The Mountain and The Flood (Theme from Sutherland's Law)
South Riding
Up to Date (Theme from Man About the House)

3. Theme From Kojak.

The Shadows 320 Kbps

20 tracks of first class guitar playing now this L/P includes most of the "Shads" hits !!....some cool imaginative titles !!!

1. Apache
2. Man Of Mystery
3. The Frightened City
4. Guitar Tango
5. Kon Tiki
6. Foot Tapper
7. Genie With The Light Brown Lamp
8. The Warlord
9. A Place In The Sun
10. Atlantis

1. Wonderful Land
2. F.B.I.
3. The Savage
4. Geronimo
5. Shindig
6. Stingray
7. Theme For Young Lovers
8. The Rise And Fall Of Fingel Bunt
9. Maroc 7
10. Dance On

6. Foot Tapper.