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Friday, 20 July 2018

To Sir With Love (Film)

Re-Post Requested By Michael

Time to take a comfy seat at the "Cinema" or "The Movies" as you say over the Pond !!!

1. To Sir With Love

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Angels & Other BBC Themes

Re-Post requested by Trevor

A nice compilation from "Bob" featuring BBC's Themes which I guess will be very familar to nearly every one who watches Television from the bygone days of Black and White and NO remote!! you had to get up off your a**e walk over to the T/V and either press a button or turn a knob !!!....Ah those were the days !!

4. Danve Ti Thi Daddy

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Ray Conniff & Orchestra

Vintage Conniff !! complete with the famous Shuffle Beat.....Ya can't beat the early Conniff sound !!

1. Volare
2. Gigi
3. Yellow Rose
4. Wheel Of Fortune
5. Song From Moulin Rouge
6. Mack The Knife

1. I Walk Alone
2. Never On A Sunday
3. Chanson d'amour
4. Blueberry Hill
5. Cry
6. My Prayer

6. Mack The Knife

Helmut Zacharias

It wouldn't be right not to have the King of the Violins selection whilst visiting Bob In Belgium!!

13. Winchester Cathedrel

Pia Beck

Here's some piano music that is far removed from the one below !!
Its a great double L/P with some great tracks on it...first side seems to be is a live concert and the other tracks are studio recordings...If you are new to "Pia" or have not heard of her then do yourself a favour and have a listen !! piano enthusiasts will not be disappointed ...its a Gud Un !!!......Courtesy of Bob from Belgium !!!....Thanks Bob !!

13. Everything Happens To Me

Jean Paques

Jean Pâques (born 16 September 1901 in Liège , died 19 April 1974 ) is a Belgian musician, composer and pianist, novelty specialist.  Jean Easter, pseudonym of Jean-Pierre Paque, became a ragtime musician after the First World War . In the 1920s , he moved to Paris where he composed his first musical works in the register of novelty piano . In the late 1920s , he moved to London where he joined a successful music orchestra. Subsequently, he was an interpreter of many famous ambient music and recorded during his long career nearly forty albums.

A very pleasant piano L/P....excellent for easy listening and having a glide around the room !!

5. Maria Elena

Harry Belafonte

Great to hear some great songs from Mr Belafonte instead of the usual calypso style that he is mainly associated with !

7. A Day In The Life Of A Fool

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Top Of The Pops No 9. VA

Ok folks I'm back !!...soooooooooo we will start with a couple of compilations that seem to be going down well with some of you...These are excellent recordings and on some of the tracks they are spot on so enjoy the nostalgia !!

2. Tracy

Chet Baker & The Mariachi Brass

We now have a couple of L/P's dedicated to some big band sounds this one is of course "Glenn Miller" in the Mariachi style featuring a classic trumpet player Chet Baker and its very different from his usual style of playing.....if you didn't know I reckon you could think that you were listening to "Herb Alpert"...but its still great and definitely worth a listen to....this one and the ones below courtesy of John...thanks John !!

1. Little Brown Jug

Ted Heath & His Band

Ted Heath once again in the "Phase 4 Studio" with music by "Duke Ellington" need I say more !! except Grrrrrrrrrrreat !!

1. Take The A Train
2. Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
3. Sollitude
4. I Got It Bad And That Aint good
5. Caravan

1. Perdido
2. Mood Indigo
3. Sophisticated Lady
4. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
5. Cotton Tail

5. Caravan

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Otto Weiss & His Rhythms

I guess a little bit of organ music and it swings !! will be okay to get  you jigging around hope the AC is on full blast with all this hot weather that we are all having at the moment !!

3. Narcissis

Nina Simone

Another great one from Nina !!

1 I Love Your Lovin' Ways

Top Of The Pops 10.VA

Number 10.....must remember to do the higher numbers first next time then you will get then in order !!!

8. Young Gifted And Black

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Holiday !!!

Hi Folks...this is the last post for a fortnight!!..I am on holiday 21st....Cheers....Luigi !

Julio Iglesias..320 Kbps

Re-Post Requested By Antonio

 This L/P has a great version of "Moonlight Lady"and the Duets with "Diana Ross" & "Willie Nelson" & "The Beach Boys"....There are some L/P's that you can play again and again...This is one of them and it never gets boring but gets better the more you play it....Even songs that are not well known are good!!

 1. All Of You....with Diana Ross
 2. Two Lovers
 3. Bambou Melody
 4. The Air That I Breathe....with The Beach Boys
 5. The Last Time

 1. Moonlight Lady
 2. When I Fall In Love
 3. Me Va Me Va
 4. If
 5. To All The Girls I've Loved Before....with Willie Nelson

10. To All The Girls I've Loved Before

The Bee Gees..320 Kbps

Re-Post Requested By Antonio

Here's a selection of tracks over 2 L/P's...The BG's in their Disco moods....

1. Jive Talkin'
2. Night Fever
3. Tragedy
4. You Should Be Dancing
5. Stayin' Alive

1. How Deep Is Your Love
2. Love So Right
3. Too Much Heaven
4. Our Love Don't Throw It all Away
5. Fanny

1. If I Can't Have You
2. You Stepped Into my Life
3. Love Me
4. More Than a Woman
5. Rest Your Love On Me

1. Nights On Broadway
2. Spirits having Flown
3. Love You Inside And Out
4. Winds Of Change
5. Children Of The World

3. Tragedy

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Gogi Grant

A singer now from the 50's having a go at some standards with the title of Torch Time ( Songs !)

Myrtle Audrey Arinsberg (September 20, 1924 – March 10, 2016), known professionally as Gogi Grant, was an American pop singer. She is best known for her No. 1 hit in 1956, "The Wayward Wind".In 1955 Grant signed with a small record company, Era Records, and had her first top ten hit with "Suddenly There's a Valley". The next year, she had an even bigger hit, reaching number 1 on the Billboard Top 100 chart with "The Wayward Wind" and holding there for six weeks. The song sold over one million copies in the United States alone, and peaked at No. 9 in the UK Singles Chart. She was voted the most popular female vocalist by Billboard magazine. This single returned to the Hot Billboard Hot 100 in 1961.

1. They Say it's Wonderful
2. The Thrill is Gone
3. Poor Butterfly
4. My Man
5. Bewitched
6. Lover Come Back To me

1. Yesterdays
2. Summertime
3. Something Wonderful
4. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
5. Young And Foolish
6. Mad About The Boy

5. Young And Foolish

Baker Street Philharmonic

I don't think we have had a "Moog Synthesizer" on here before so here's one !

6. Mah-Nah-Mah-Nah

Monday, 18 June 2018

Roy Clark

A look back to the late 60's now....I have not heard of this singer before so comments from me are at a minimum !!...I believe the first track was a hit for him !!

Roy Linwood Clark (born April 15, 1933) is an American singer and musician. He is best known for hosting Hee Haw, a nationally televised country variety show, from 1969 to 1997. Roy Clark has been an important and influential figure in country music, both as a performer and helping to popularize the genre.n 1963, Clark signed to Capitol Records and had three top ten hits. He switched to Dot Records and again scored hits. He later recorded for ABC Records, which had acquired Dot, and MCA Records, which absorbed the ABC label.

10. Don't Touch Me