Saturday, February 26, 2011

Geoff Love - Black Magic (1959)

Really nice early album from Geoff Love.  This was re-released several years later with the alternate title of Heat Wave.

1.    The Sabre Dance
2.    Summertime
3.    Fiesta
4.    Temptation
5.    Tangerine
6.    Mambo Jambo
7.    Apache War Dance
8.    Indian Summer
9.    Brazil
10.  Moon Of Manakoora
11.  That Old Black Magic
12.  Heat Wave

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Cyril Stapleton - The Latin American Dancing Sound of (1966)

Nice Pye album from Cyril Stapleton.

1.    Yellow Bird
2.    Corazon De Melon
3.    The Sound Of Music
4.    Cielito Lindo
5.    Guantanamera
6.    Downtown
7.    Til There Was You
8.    Hasta Lavista
9.    Brazillian Love Song
10.  Petit Fleur
11.  Paquita
12.  El Cordobes

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Harry Breuer and his Quintet - Mallet Magic (1959)

Harry Breuer weaves his magic with his mallets.

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1.    Mosquitos Parade March
2.    Flapperette
3.    Flight Of The Bumble Bee
4.    Chinese Doll
5.    Chiapanecas
6.    Maxixe Mambo
7.    Maple Leaf Rag
8.    Tulip Polka
9.    Buffoon
10.  Glockenspiel Gavotte
11.  La Rosita

Friday, February 18, 2011

Chim Kothari - The Sound Of Sitar (1966)

It has to be said that our Chim is no Lord Sitar, but this is still an interesting album to listen to.  There are a couple of his own compositions thrown in for good measure too.

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1.    Strangers In The Night
2.    Winchester Cathedral
3.    The Carnival Is Over
4.    Barsaat - "Rain"
5.    Eleanor Rigby
6.    La Playa
7.    Downtown
8.    Guantanamera
9.    You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
10.  Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo
11.  Bhigmagon Ka Mela - "Beggar's Festival"
12.  The Sound Of Music
13.  Looking Through The Eyes Of Love
14.  Cast Your Fate To The Wind

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Music From Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1978)

Groovy disco spacepop from The Interplanetary Sound Workshop and Orchestra.

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1.    Main Title and Mountain Visions (see sample below)
2.    Nocturnal Pursuit
3.    The Conversation
4.    The Appearance Of The Visitors
5.    Theme From Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
6.    The Abduction Of Barry
7.    Resolution And End Title
8.    Theme From Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Laurie Johnson - The Big New Sound Strikes Again (1965)

Nice album from Laurie Johnson and yes, it does include The Shake.

1.    It's Love
2.    Dear Friend
3.    Call Me Irresponsible
4.    The Shake
5.    Manuela
6.    Squaresville
7.    It's A Raggy Waltz
8.    Beauty Jungle Theme
9.    I'm Old Fashioned
10.  Varsity Drag
11.  Minor Bossa Nova (see sample below)
12.  Sabre Dance

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Cinema Sound Stage Orchestra - Favourite Western Themes (1971)

This has now been fixed by both sides of the album are available rather than just a duplicate of side one!  Sorry about that.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

The George Shearing Quintet - Latin Escapade (1956)

One of my favourite records.  Great to listen to when you're having a BBQ in the garden.  You may have to wait a while though before you experience that pleasure!

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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Sounds Superb (MFP, 1972)

A great MFP compilation featuring Kaempfert, Legrand, Goodwin and Chaquito.  I wonder if this is where the Sounds Superb label originated?

As suggested I'll now also try and offer an alternative to Rapidshare, so here's the same file at Megaupload.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Andre Previn - Two For The Seesaw (1962)

A really fine soundtrack from Andre Previn.  Never seen the film though.

Special thanks to Crichton72 for cleaning and sprucing up the files, so all links have been updated.

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Enoch Light - A New Concept Of Great Cole Porter Songs (1962)

Fantastic music, fantastic sleeves.  I love these old Command records.  This is a mono version.

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