Malando and his Orchestra – Tango Time

posted in: 1960s, 1969 | 0

Sleeve Notes: MALANDO — DUTCH TOUCH TANGO MAN No one knows — least of all himself — why Arie Maasland, as Dutch as the bulbfields, the wooden shoes and windmills of tourist-poster fame, should have taken to Latin-American music so … Continued

Ferrante & Teicher – Reach Out For Love

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Sleeve notes: The artistry and the magic of Ferrante and Teicher is something almost unique in the heri-tage of the American concert platform today. This famous piano playing duo seems to have found the perfect blend of popular and classical … Continued

London Symphony Orchestra – Bolero

posted in: 1960s, 1964 | 0

Sleeve Notes: Maurice Ravel was born on March 7, 1875, in Cibourne in the French Pyrenees. His family moved to Paris after his birth and, in 1889, he began study at the Conservatoire with Beriot (piano), Gedalge (counterpoint), and Faure … Continued

Al Martino – Wake Up To Me Gentle

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Sleeve Notes: “`Wake up to me gentle, sunrise in your hair …” are not only the enchanting opening lyrics of the title song, but also serve to create the vibrant romantic mood which permeates this entire program of fresh ballad … Continued

The Royal Guitar Ensemble – Golden Guitar

posted in: 1960s, 1967 | 0

Sleeve Notes: CHANNEL20SOUNDChannel 20 Sound, a new process which realises in superbly lifelike stereo all the potential splendour of each instrument, was specially developed in the Tokyo studios of E.M.I.’s associates, Toshiba Musical Industries. Recordings are made in a new … Continued

Ted Heath And His Music – Big Band Bash

posted in: 1960s, 1962 | 0

Sleeve Notes: The impact of Ted Heath’s first “phase 4” stereo album, “Big Band Percussion”, created a demand for more music similarly presented by England’s big band boss—and here it is, ‘Big Band Bash”, destined to follow in the footsteps … Continued