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

Pop A La Catalana – Jazz, Bossa & Groovy Sounds From Catalunya 1963 to 1971

CD (Item 511729) Vadim (France), 1960s/Early 70s — Condition: New Copy
$11.99 ...

CD

(€8.88 || £7.01 || ¥1209) (approx.)
4.60 13

A wonderfully offbeat strain of European pop from the 60s – rare recordings from the Catalonian area, that weird space in Spain that's also linked to southern France and the Mediterranean islands as well! There's a really playful feel to most of these numbers – and although many cuts are remakes of big Anglo hits, they've been re-fitted with new language, and some plenty cool arrangements that often make the music sound even groovier than in the original versions! In terms of spirit, we'd definitely compare a lot of this work to the best mid 60s pop coming from Paris – the groovy goodies of the "yeh yeh" generation – although in the end, the music's also very much it's own thing as well. Titles include "Cap A Futbol" by Guillermina Motta, "Yeh Yeh" by Tony, "Es Una Dona" by Nuri, "Febre" by Guillem D'Efak, "El Meu Trastet" by Santi Sans, "Soc Molt Poca Cosa" by Jacinta, "Amor" by Jordi Teijon, "Desafinat" by Grau Carol, and "El Cinemascop" by Llorenc Torres.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
CD...$9.99 16.99
Some of the most righteous recordings ever issued – a rich batch of soul, funk, rock, and spoken word tracks from the boldest era of African American empowerment! The set does a great job of mixing together classic cuts and overlooked nuggets – all of which bring forth the message of ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Cherry Red (UK), 1960s. New Copy
A warm batch of sunny songcraft, primarily from the 60s – from groovy small combo jazz, to good natured, string-laden vocal tunes, post doo wop group sounds, groovy organ soul, soundtracky instrumentals and beyod – selected by Saint Etienne! It's clear from their own recorded output ... CD
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1997. New Copy
More cool stuff from this great series! This time, it's a double length set of cool groovy cuts from the 70's, with a nice sexy feel to them. Tracks include "Coming and Going" and "Go Down Dying", two Jobim cuts by Ray Brown, plus "Carribean Sunrise" by Clay Pitts, ... CD
 



Top