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✨✧ Lena HorneBest Of The RCA Years ... CD
Koch, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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✨✧ Ann Margret/Marty PaichSongs From The Swinger & Other Swingin Songs/Pleasure Seekers ... CD
RCA/El (UK), 1965/1966. New Copy ... $11.99
Two great Ann Margret soundtracks back to back on a single CD! The Swinger is Ann-Margret at her grooviest – singing the super-groovy theme from The Swinger – perhaps her greatest film appearance ever! There's a mod bounce to the album that goes way way beyond any of Ann's other albums of the period – thanks to arrangements from Marty Paich, Quincy Jones, and Johnny Williams – all of whom put a nice sort of lilt in the backings, and manage to capture Ann at her sexiest. The title tune "The Swinger" is worth the price of entry itself – as it's a catchy, guitar-twanging number delivered in an incredibly breathy mode – supported by 2 great instrumentals from the film as well, "Swinger's Holiday" and "Kelly's Dance". But even on more conventional numbers, Ann's got a great sound here – bringing whole new sexy life to tracks that include "I Wanna Be Loved", "By Myself", "I Just Want To Make Love To You", "More", and "Cute". Pleasure Seekers is a dreamy little soundtrack from Ann-Margret! The record features 4 unique vocal numbers by Ann – including "Madrid/The Pleasure Seekers", "Next Time", Something To Think About", and "Everything Makes Music When You're In Love" – plus instrumental tunes by Lionel Newman. Newman's work is partially snoozy, as it can be when he's scoring a more dramatic film – but there are some nicer groovy bits that really fit the mood of this 60 sex comedy. Nice numbers include the Latinized tracks "Romantic Bossa Nova", "Pleasure Seekers Bossa Nova", and "Zig A Sig A Ding Boom Bah". (Soundtracks, Vocalists) CD

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Ann-MargretAnn Margret – The Definitive Collection ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.98
A fantastic collection of work from those years when singer Ann-Margret first popped up on the American market – young, fresh, and sexy – and willing to do whatever it took to make her music stand out from the pack! Ann-Margret's got a vocal range that's maybe deeper than most of her contemporaries – a lusty growl that makes you feel like she's singing from way down in her toes – with odd bluesy currents mixed with jazzier backings – all in a mode that has really blows away the sultry tones of previous singers like Peggy Lee or Julie London. This 30 track package is a very well-chosen array of tunes from the early RCA years – and includes lots of solo numbers, plus work with Elvis Presley and Al Hirt – on titles that include "Man's Favorite Sport", "Next Time", "Madrid/The Pleasure Seekers", "Mack The Knife", "My Baby Just Cares For Me", "Teach Me Tonight", "The Lady Loves Me", "You're The Boss", "Mr Wonderful", "That Old Black Magic", "Everything Makes Music When You're In Love", "Let Me Entertain You", "Take All The Kisses", "Something To Think About", and "Mister Kiss Kiss Bang Bang". CD

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Harry BelafonteBelafonte At Carnegie Hall – Complete Concert ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
A very well-recorded live set – one in which Harry Belafonte's voice echoes out beautifully in the space of Carnegie Hall, alongside hip backings from Robert Corman! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing.)

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Harry BelafonteCalypso ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good ... $5.99
One of the all-time classics from Harry Belafonte – thanks to sweet arrangements from Tony Scott! Titles include the classic "Day O", plus "The Jack Ass Song", "Hosana", "Brown Skin Girl", "Man Smart", and "Jamaica Farewell". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam & a mark from sticker removal.)

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Harry BelafonteEvening With Belafonte ... LP
RCA, 1957. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Harry BelafonteJump Up Calypso ... LP
RCA, 1961. Very Good ... $6.99
Harry Belafonte gets a bit of bigger backing here – thanks to great arrangements by Ralph Hunter – but the sound is still mighty nice! Titles include "Jump In Line", "Kingston Market", "Monkey", "Goin Down Jordan", and "Angelina". LP, Vinyl record album
(Living Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Harry BelafonteLove Is A Gentle Thing ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry BelafonteMark Twain & Other Folk Favorites ... LP
RCA, 1954. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Harry BelafonteStreets I Have Walked ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has two cutout holes.)

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Harry Belafonte & Miriam MakebaEvening With Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good ... $3.99
Hipper than you might expect – thanks to arrangements by South African jazzman Jonas Gwangwa! LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Jesse BelvinMr Easy ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $14.99
The last album ever recorded by LA vocalist Jesse Belvin – a stupendous session that showed where he might have headed, if not for the tragic auto accident that took his voice from us far too soon! The album has Jesse moving from the smooth R&B of earlier albums into a more sophisticated style that's a bit like that of Nat King Cole, but which is done here with traces of Sam Cooke as well. Orchestrations are by Marty Paich, who's great at both the swinging and mellow tunes – and titles include "Imagination", "I'll Buy You A Star", "Let There Be Love", "Blues In The Night", "It's All Right With Me", and "The Best Is Yet To Come". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing.)

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Perry ComoPerry/Perry In Person At The International Hotel Las Vegas ... CD
RCA/Vocalion (UK), 1970/1974. New Copy ... $9.99
Obscure 70s work from Perry Como – two RCA albums back to back on a single CD! Perry features heavenly vocals from the great Perry Como – a set that has maybe a slight touch of 70s style in the production, but which still has those great Como vocals firmly intact! Nick Perito handles the charts, and the Ray Charles Singers step in for a bit of backup vocals – but Perry's the main man throughout, adapting nicely to some more contemporary tunes that sound great in the Como setting. Titles include "The Way We Were", "Brian's Song", "Weave Me The Sunshine", "Beyond Tomorrow", "That's You", and "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life". In Person is a swinging live set from Perry Como – one that's maybe got a bit more jazz in the mix than some of his other albums, thanks to the bigger band backing him up – often with this vibrant feel that maybe has Perry himself bringing a bit more punch to his presentation too! But if you dig the pillowy-soft Como sound, don't fret – as there's plenty of that in place here – on titles that include "Everybody's Talkin", "I've Got You Under My Skin/Hello Young Lovers", "Love Is Spreading All Over The World", "Father Of Girls", "You'll Never Walk Alone", and "It's A Good Day". CD
(Super Audio CD pressing!)

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Xavier Cugat/Abbe LaneXavier Cugat/Abbe Lane ... LP
RCA (Italy), Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Latin, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some fraying on the top seam and an old price sticker.)

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Vernon Duke/Ogden Nash & Sammy Cahn/Bette DavisTwo's Company – Bette Davis With The Original Broadway Cast ... LP
RCA (UK), 1952. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Also features performances by Tina Louise and Nora Kaye! (Soundtracks, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album

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Ronnie GilbertThe Legend Of Bessie Smith ... LP
RCA, 1958. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Lil GreenRomance In The Dark ... LP
RCA, Early 40s. Sealed Gatefold ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Lena Horne & Harry BelafontePorgy & Bess ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Cleo Laine & James GalwaySometimes When We Touch ... CD
RCA, 1980. Used ... $0.99
... CD

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Lambert, Hendricks & BavanLive At Basin Street East ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good ... $0.99
If you're a fan of Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross, then you'll dig this set of tracks by the Lambert and Hendricks group with Yolanda Bavan, who replaced Annie Ross in the trio during the early 60's. Bavan swings like the best of them, and this live set's a nice batch of vocalese tracks with all the group's classic hipness and sense of humor. Titles include "Feed Me", "One Note Samba", "Doodlin", and "Dis Hyunh". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has a split spine & seams.)

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Lambert, Hendricks & BavanLive At Newport '63 ... CD
RCA/BMG, 1963. Used ... $4.99
The Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross tradition lives on – in a smoking live set that features Indian singer Yolanda Bavan joining the group in place of recently-departed Ross! Bavan's ability to groove and improvise is every bit as great as that of Annie Ross – and she fits in nicely next to the warm lyrics of John Hendricks, and the sweetly crackling bop vocals of Dave Lambert. Plus, the live setting seems to open the whole group up even more – as they're working with a great combo that features Coleman Hawkins and Clark Terry sitting in with the Gildo Mahones trio that includes George Tucker on bass and Jimmie Smith on drums. The tunes are all very soulful and swinging – and the album easily sits with the best Columbia work by the older version of the group! Titles include "Watermelon Man", "Sack o Woe", "Deedle-Lee Deedle-Lum", and "Walkin", taken in a nice long stretch1 CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)
 
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Matt DennisWelcome Matt Dennis ... CD
Jubilee/Fresh Sound (Spain), Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
A lesser-known set from vocalist Matt Dennis – not as well-remembered as his 50s dates for RCA and Kapp, but still pretty darn great nonetheless! Matt's working here with full backings from Sy Oliver – in a set that showcases his talents more as a singer than a songwriter – but which still manages to include a few great Dennis originals. And despite a cover that looks a bit lurid – with Dennis cornering a model inside a hotel room – the overall feel of the record is quite homey and domestic, with tunes that echo images of hearth and family, but often with the kind of nod and a wink which you might expect from Matt's usual approach to a tune. Titles include "Home", "Welcome Mat", "Back In Your Own Back Yard", "By The Fireside", "A Cup Of Coffe A Sandwich & You", "Let's Put Out The Lights", and "Your Family". CD
Also available Welcome Matt Dennis ... CD 9.99

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Matt DennisWelcome Matt Dennis ... CD
Jubilee/Warner (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $9.99
A lesser-known set from vocalist Matt Dennis – not as well-remembered as his 50s dates for RCA and Kapp, but still pretty darn great nonetheless! Matt's working here with full backings from Sy Oliver – in a set that showcases his talents more as a singer than a songwriter – but which still manages to include a few great Dennis originals. And despite a cover that looks a bit lurid – with Dennis cornering a model inside a hotel room – the overall feel of the record is quite homey and domestic, with tunes that echo images of hearth and family, but often with the kind of nod and a wink which you might expect from Matt's usual approach to a tune. Titles include "Home", "Welcome Mat", "Back In Your Own Back Yard", "By The Fireside", "A Cup Of Coffe A Sandwich & You", "Let's Put Out The Lights", and "Your Family". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available Welcome Matt Dennis ... CD 4.99

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Toni HarperCandy Store Blues ... LP
Columbia/Official (Denmark), Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
You might know Toni Harper from her sophisticated jazz albums for RCA and Verve in the late 50s – but this is earlier work, all recorded in LA for Columbia Records – more in a jump blues and R&B mode! LP, Vinyl record album

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Jon LucienSweet Control – Best Of Jon Lucien ... CD
Razor & Tie, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $12.99
Although we have to admit that we're mostly partial to Jon Lucien's early work for RCA, this collection does a good job of spanning his whole career, while still keeping the quality level high! Jon's voice never faltered in all the years of his recording work – and as this 17 track set will attest, the range of expression he had was incredible. The package features tunes from Jon's RCA albums, his Columbia recordings, and even one from his later obscure album from the 80s, issued on a small indie label. Titles include "Listen Love", "World Of Joy", "Esperanza", "The War Song", "Rashida", "Dindi", "Hello Like Before", "Laura", "Sweet Control", "Mother Nature's Son", "Laura", "Motherland", and "Luella". (Soul, Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Roger Nichols & OthersRoger Nichols Treasury ... CD
Victor (Japan), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
A treasure trove of rare work from the great Roger Nichols – best known for his famous songwriting partnership with Paul Williams, and his Small Circle Of Friends album for A&M! Nichols is one of those guys who hardly recorded much under his own name, since he'd done so much to help other singers – and this set really corrects that lack of Nichols-related sides, by bringing together a range of different projects recorded over the span of the late 60s and the 70s – as well as some very cool commercials he did for companies that include Bank Of America, Kodak, Hertz, and Mastercard! Lots of this work is demo material, but recorded with a great sound – often with the warmth of all of Roger's early A&M sides, and the charm of Williams' earliest material – and the 2CD package features a stunning 69 titles in all – which is a huge addition to the too-small catalog of music by this genius. Titles include the instrumentals "Everything's Cool" and "Straight Ahead", the Nichols tunes "Just Beyond Your Smile", "The Brady Bunch", "It's Hard To Say Goodbye", "Wait & See", "I'll Think About You", and "When All The Love Songs Have Been Written". Also features songs by others – including "The Pictures Of You" by Michael Dees, "I'm Coming Home" by Stan Farber, "Why'd You Wait So Long" by Murry MacLeod, "Love's A River Flowing" by John Bettis, "Just Being Alive" by John Bahler, "Looks Like It's You & Me" by Carol Chase", and lots by Paul Williams – including "Talk It Over In The Morning", "Out In The Country", "Let Him Be King", "Footprints On The Moon", "Mother Lode", and "Travelin Boy". There's loads of cool commercials, too – lots with that warm Nichols harmony style – for more companies that include Wells Fargo, Western Airlines, Mercedes, Hilton, Ford, and others. (Rock, Vocalists) CD
 
 
 



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