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Monday, 18 November 2019

Pixeldrain ?????

Hi Folks.....Anybody having trouble downloading files from "Pixeldrain".please leave a comment and I will try to sort it out...Cheers...Espo..

Monday, 11 November 2019

Connie Francis

This compilation has most if not all of Connie's Top hits so it's one that does live up to it's title !!

11. Lipstick On Your Collar

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Nina & Frederik

Nina & Frederik were a Danish – Dutch popular singing duo of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Their repertoire consisted of a blend of folk music, calypsos and standards. The duo consisted of Frederik van Pallandt and his wife at the time, Nina van Pallandt.

1. Blowing In The Wind
2. The Worm Song
3. Se Me Hizo Facil
4. Try To Remember
5. Those Who Are Wise
6. The King is Dead

1. Scarlet Ribbons
2. Nicodemus
3. Charade
4. Little Boxes
5. Time For Man To Go Home
6. Small Island

2. Nicodemus

Ray Stevens

Some Ray Stevens tracks that shows that he can sing !!....   As well as doing the comic tracks.

6. Something

Monday, 28 October 2019

Yvonne Elliman.320.Kbps

 When I got this L/P the sleeve was missing so I had to get the above from the net...couldn't seem to find the back sleeve.....Don't know too much about Yvonne except the fact that she was on the original L/P of "Andrew Loyd Webber's" "Jesus Christ Superstar" and was also in the film of the same name....I think that she was the only one that was in both the L/P and the film...BUT could be wrong !!...and she does a great job of the songs on this L/P !!!

1. How Long 
2. Sticks And Stones / Hit The Road Jack
3. Rock Me Slowly
4. I'm Gonna Use What I Got To Get What I Need
5. Nowhere To Hide

1. Love Pains
2. Savannah
3. Cold Wind Across my Heart
4. Green Light
5. Everything must Change

4. I'm Gonna Use What I Got To Get What I Need

101 Strings

A first now from the "101 Strings"....Italy at it's best... song wise of course !!

3. Cha Cha Italiano

Friday, 25 October 2019

The 50 Guitars Of Tommy Garrett.320 Kbps

 Another one from the 50 Guitars Of TG....OR is there only 1 and a little man at the controls twisting the knobs and sliding the slides !!!...Guess we will never know unless the little man comes forward to tell us...OR maybe an avalanche of guitar players complaining !!

1. Baia
2. A Day In The Life Of A Fool (Manha De Carnaval)
3. Delicado
4. Lo Mucho Que Te
5. On The Old Spanish Trail
6. My Adobe Hacienda

1. The Moon was Yellow
2. How Insensitive
3. Mexican Standoff
4. Mi Casa Su casa
5. El Jaribe
6. Mexican Leather And Spanish Lace

2. Manha De Carnaval

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Soul Motion..VA..320 Kbps

20 classic tracks that I'm sure everybody will like and remember !

4. Its In His Kiss

Monday, 7 October 2019

Sweet Charity.320.Kbps

 Once again we have an L/P that is from the original show with the original "Broadway" cast that was performed In "London"at "The Prince Of Wales Theatre" in October 1967....and as I have said before it is great to hear the "Hit" songs in their original form and there are quite a few on this L/P !! sit back roll the curtain down and have a good listen !!
  1. Overture....Orchestra
2. You Should See Yourself....Juliet Prowse
3. Big Spender....Josephine Blake & Girls
4. Rich Man's Frug....Orchestra
5. If My Friends Could See Me Now....Juliet Prowse
6. Too Many Tomorrows....John Keston
7. There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This....Juliet Prowse & Girls

1. Charity's Theme....Orchestra
2. The Rhythm Of Life....Fred Evans & Cast
3. Baby Dream Your Dream....Josephine Blake & Paula Kelly
4. Sweet Charity....Rod McLennan
5. Where Am I Going....Juliet Prowse
6. I'm A Brass Band....Juliet Prowse
7. I Love To Cry At Weddings....Laurie Webb & Cast
8. Finale....Cast

3. Big Spender.

Jane Powell.320.Kbps

  This is the original sleeve of the L/P...a bit battered and torn but it has been a favourite and played for the last 50 odd years...
 There is a distinct difference in the sound of the Vinyl to the C.D....I just love the sound of the scratches and bumps...woooah pure sound not manufactured and messed about like the latest recorded sounds..

P.S. This is still one of my favourites and I never get tired of listening to it...hence the new recording and re-post....Every one should be a friend to "Janey" and treat yourself to a treat "Musically" of course !!!!

1. My Baby Just Cares For Me
2. For Every Man There's A Woman 
3. Imagination
4. Hooray For Love
5. I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
6. Every Time

1. Comes Love
2. Let's Face The Music
3. In Love In Vain
4. How Come You Do Me Like You Do
5. Can't We Be Friends
6. The Things We Did Last Summer

My Baby Just Cares For Me

Anita Bryant

First time for me that I have heard Anita's she is singing some well known songs...voice is clear !! diction pretty good !! so not a bad voice !! but she should have seen that Pie coming !!!

1. The World Of Lonely People
2. Our Day Will Come
3. Little Thing Means a Lot
4. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
5. Laughing On The Outside

1. All Alone am I
2. It's Not The Way It Used To Be
3. Why Me
4. A World Without Love
5. Welcome Home Baby 

 4. A World Without Love.

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Annie Ross

 No need for the Carpet !!...Re-Posts from across the pond  all in alphabetical order as only a computer can do !! ABC ect ect  !

 Another Annie... this time the voice is right up my street !!...1963 was the time this L/P was recorded so Annie was doing a solo break from the "Lambert Hendricks & Ross" era !!

2. All Of You

Winifred Atwell

 A re-visit to Bob !!...from across the channel...Sooooooo How's about a "Step back" to the 50's with a great selection of "Ragtime Melody's" played as only "Our "Winnie" can do !!!!..."Go Girl Go" !!!.....Thanks Bob !!

5. Dizzy Fingers

Saturday, 31 August 2019

Saskia & Serge

Saskia & Serge are a Dutch vocal duo consisting of singer Trudy van den Berg (born 23 April 1947, and singer-guitarist Ruud Schaap (born 22 March 1946. They are known for their participation in the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest, and have enjoyed a long and successful career in their native Netherlands.

Shades of ABBA on this one !!...and there are three tracks with the same titles of very popular hits that are not them but different songs !!......Thanks Bob for all your contributions !!

5. I Caught My Trousers On A Nail.

Friday, 23 August 2019

Annie Ross.320.Kbps

 An early Annie Ross recorded in August 1956...Before she joined "Lamberts Hendricks & Ross

P.S. This is a great L/P sound wise !! being that it is 63 years old.....they made them in those days to last and last and last !!!

1. Gypsy In My Soul
2. I Love Paris
3. I Didn't Know About You
4. The Lady's In Love With You

1. 'Taint What You Do
2. Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
3. Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
4. Don't Worry 'Bout Me

Gypsy In my Soul

Lita Roza.320.Kbps

 Here is a great L/P by a classy lady... love the arrangments particular on "The Other Women"
Nina Simone done a great job with it on her Album "Nina At The Town Hall"....Lita's version I recon equals it...I remember meeting her in the 50's even bought her a coffee in a coffee bar after she had done a concert at our local concert hall....She was one of the singers with the "Ted Heath Band" along with "Dickie Valentine & Dennis Lotis"....They were in the pub along with most of the band members...Ah sweet memories !!...Anyway back to reality...I also have most of the tracks on a compilation CD....BUT they have mucked about with the sound.. the clarity in her voice seems to be missing and also if you notice they seemed to have recorded her with a very slight echo...that's missing and all of the tracks seem to be flat...If anybody is interested in hearing the difference I will be glad to post it..This L/P was recorded in 1958 !!

P.S. great to find a video from YouTube of one of the tracks below....Pity there is not more!!..This is also a great L/P that does get played loads of times even now 61 Years later !!!

The Other Woman

Lita Roza - Oh Dear,What Can The Matter Be

Monday, 19 August 2019

Joseph's Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. 320 Kbps

 Now we have something that might be rare !!...As it says on the front cover "The first complete recording of "Joseph"...There is plenty of information on the back cover which makes a change!!!..The individual tracks don't tell you who is singing them so I guess you have to "Guess"....Not ever seeing the show i don't know much about it but I guess there are loads of people that have seen it and will apreciate this version....

 1. Jacob And Sons / Joseph's Coat
2. Joseph's Dream
3. Poor Poor Joseph
4. One More Angel In Heaven
5. Potiphar
6. Close Every Door
7. Go Go Go Joseph

1. Pharaoh Story
2. Poor Poor Pharaoh / Song Of The King
3. Pharaoh's Dreams Explained
4. Stone The Crows
5. Those Canaan Days
6. The Brothers Come To Egypt / Grovel Grovel
7. Who's The Thief
8. Benjamin Calypso
9. Joseph All The Time
10. Jacob In Egypt
11. Any Dream Will Do

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

George Melly..320 Kbps

AJ  certainly is on my wavelength as far as her  musical tastes are !..and this one hits the mark spot on !!.......No Soundbite on this one it has been recorded as Side 1 & Side 2...

1. Dr Jazz
2. T'aint Nobody's Business
3. Sugar
4. Sam Jone's Blues
5. If Your A Viper

1. The'll be Some Changes Made
2. I Want A Little Girl
3. Nuts
4. Nobody Knows You
5. Viper Mad

Friday, 19 July 2019