CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

West Of The Moon

LP (Item 44387) RCA, 1956 — Condition: Very Good-
$6.99 ...

LP, Vinyl record album

(€5.03 || £4.14 || ¥711) (approx.)
5.00 38

A great set of torchy ballads from Lee Wiley – a singer who virtually helped invent the genre on record with her classic sets for Columbia Records! This album's done a few years after those – and features backings by Ralph Burns, who brings a fair bit more sentimental moments to his work here than you might expect from some of his other more modern outings. The proceedings have a nice touch of jazz – thanks to players who include Urbie Green on trombone, Nick Travis on trumpet, and Moe Wechsler on piano – and although Lee's vocals have a slightly aging quality, that only serves to help the fragile emotions of the best numbers in the set. Titles include "You're A Sweetheart", "This Is New", "Who Can I Turn To Now?", "My Ideal", "Limehouse Blues", "I Left My Sugar Standing In The Rain", and "Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now". (Black label pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has some marks that click. Cover has some splitting and masking tape on the seams, a rip on the spine in one corner, and some pen on the back. Label has a sticker.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


Sin & Soul
Columbia, 1960. Very Good-
Trend-setting vocal work from Oscar Brown Jr – one of the hippest singers of his generation, and a vocalist who really took things to the next level in the 60s! Brown's got a sound that's partially influenced by the vocalese of Eddie Jefferson, Jon Hendricks, and other singers of the 50s ... LP, Vinyl record album
The Song Is June!
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good
One of our all-time favorites from vocalist June Christy – part of an excellent 50s run for Capitol Records in collaboration with arranger Pete Rugolo – a talent who transformed the sound Christy cut with the Kenton band into a whole new range for jazz vocals! The setting is rich and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Spiced With Brasil
Epic, Mid 60s. Very Good-
Bossa with a great American twist! Nancy Ames was an American pop singer of the 60s – one who did mostly folksy tunes with a light California feel, and who here is coming up with some great bossa nova numbers, set to arrangements by Stu Phillips! The package has all the sunniness of a ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



Top