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John Barry/Matt MonroQuiller Memorandum ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $11.99
A sweet little soundtrack by John Barry – very different than the full-on style he used for James Bond – but equally groovy in its own sort of way! The music was written for a spy thriller starring Alec Guiness, George Segal, and Max Von Sydow – a moody film that's handled here by Barry with a spacey quality that's mighty nice – lots of isolated instruments floating along, sometimes with weird effects that are almost watery – all in a space that's somewhere between Barry's work for The Knack, and that new sense of space that Morricone was bringing into 60s soundtracks. The result is a real treasure – one of Barry's best film scores – and titles include "Autobahn March", "Downtown", "Oktober/Walk From The River", "Quiller Caught/The Fight", "Quiller & The Bomb", and the theme "Wednesday's Child", sung by Matt Monro. LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 60s stereo pressing!)

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New Akira IfukubeGodzilla (grey colored vinyl) ... LP
Death Waltz (UK), 1954. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 32.98
Vintage Godzilla music – pulled from the first film to feature the big scaly green guy! There's a really haunting quality to much of the music – not the typical monster movie stuff you might expect, and instead more of a blend of sad, melancholic themes, some exotic moments, and these eerie acoustic numbers that come across as if they were electronic! Most tunes are quite short, but incredibly powerful – with this kind of burst of emotion that really holds strong after all these years. Titles include "Theme For Ootojima Island", "Japanese Army March", "Prayer For Peace", "Intercept Godzilla", "Horror Of The Water Tank", and "Stormy Ootojima Island". Beautiful vinyl pressing – the whole score on record for the first time – remastered from the Toho archives! LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny KeatingRobbery ... LP
London, 1967. Sealed ... $23.99
A killer soundtrack from jazzy Johnny Keating – a set that we'd rank right up there with his other non-film work of the 60s! The score's got a bold, edgey sort of quality – one that shows a real maturation in Keating's music since the earlier part of the decade – but still that great sense of rhythm and repetition that first made him stand out so strongly. The horns are especially great – bold and brassy one minute, then laidback and compressed the next – filled with great colors and tones that show a link back to Stan Kenton sounds of the 50s, turned towards much groovier ends for Johnny's 60s generation. All tracks are originals, and the titles include the lead vocal "Born To Lose", sung by Jackie Lee – plus "Kate's Theme", "Gang's Arrest", "Accident", "Diamond Robbery", "Breaking Into The Mail Van", and "Passing The Mail Bags". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Ennio MorriconeLink (aka Extrasensorial) ... LP
Dagored (Italy), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 36.98
A rarer soundtrack by Ennio Morricone – done in the early 80s, but with a definitely reminiscient of some of his eerier grooves of the 70s! The Link (aka Extrasensorial) is a spooky little horror film – and one that's served up here in some equally dark instrumentation – but which sometimes has that redemptive quality that we love in some of Morricone's best work from the time. There's some great watery arrangements on a few tracks – drifting out isolated instrumentation through larger backings in a really brilliant way – and titles include "Through His Eyes", "Video Telepathy", "The Link", "Mirror", and "Sinister". LP, Vinyl record album

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Nino RotaLa Dolce Vita ... LP
RCA/Doxy (Germany), 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
One of the all-time classic Italian film scores – a groundbreaking soundtrack from Nino Rota, and one of the first Italian works of this nature to hit the record racks in the US! The music is a beautiful blend of whimsy and sadness – penned by Rota with a variety of light themes that dance together with a dreamy sort of quality – romantic one minute, dramatic the next – always handled with Nino's inventive sense of musical play! A delight throughout – with titles that include "La Doce Vita", "Cadillac", "Via Veneto", "Titoli Di Testa", and "Valzer". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available La Dolce Vita ... LP 9.99

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Nino RotaLa Dolce Vita ... LP
RCA, 1961. Very Good- ... $9.99
One of the all-time classic Italian film scores – a groundbreaking soundtrack from Nino Rota, and one of the first Italian works of this nature to hit the record racks in the US! The music is a beautiful blend of whimsy and sadness – penned by Rota with a variety of light themes that dance together with a dreamy sort of quality – romantic one minute, dramatic the next – always handled with Nino's inventive sense of musical play! A delight throughout – with titles that include "La Doce Vita", "Cadillac", "Via Veneto", "Titoli Di Testa", and "Valzer". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label RCA International pressing with deep groove. Side 2 has a few clicks.)
Also available La Dolce Vita ... LP 22.99

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Stephen Sondheim/Ken ThorneFunny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum ... LP
United Artists, 1966. Sealed ... $0.49
A great early moment for composer Stephen Sondheim – but a score that's made even groovier here by the film work of Ken Thorne! Thorne brings out a sprightly quality to the music that's maybe missing from the original stage score – and his few instrumental passages are especially great, with some exotic instrumentation on reeds, light strings, and percussion – in a way that's almost a parody of some of the Italian gladiator and heroic scores of the time! Titles include "Roman Embassy", "Lovely", "Tintinabula's Dance", "Lovely", "Riot At The Funeral", "Erroneous Return/Orgy Music", and "The Dirge". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Mikis ThedorakisSerpico ... LP
Paramount, 1973. Sealed ... $16.99
Mikis Thedorakis might seem an odd choice to score a film set on the mean streets of New York – but he gets some wonderful help here from Bob James, who helps ensure that the funky tracks come off nice and sweet! Thedorakis serves up the main theme with a haunting, slightly "ethnic" quality used to underscore the no-nonsense quality and deep soul of Frank Serpico – but many other tunes show a much more electric, jazzy style – arranged by James in modes that echo 70s soundtrack work of Don Ellis, Dave Grusin, and others. There's no totally heavy funk tracks, but the album's got plenty of nice moments – and titles include "Honest Cop", "Alone In The Apartment", "Shoe Shop", "On The Streets", "Flashback", and "Disillusion". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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