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Peggy MarchIf You Loved Me – RCA Recordings From Around The World 1963 to 1969 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Peggy March is a singer with a surprisingly varied career – an artist that most folks know for only her early little girl pop fame – but one who went onto record a very unusual range of sounds as the 60s moved on! RCA was her label, and while she never hit the heights of the charts after her early hit, the company was more than committed to allowing Peggy's sound to grow and flourish – especially on the international scene, where she not only recorded tracks in other languages, but also picked up new non-American songs, and served up very cool English-language versions! This set really does a great job of moving past the early stuff, and looking at this lost later legacy of March's music – sounds that we'd easily compare to the hipper 60s material by Jackie DeShannon, even though Peggy didn't write her own material. The range of studio talents really keeps things interesting – there's even one track arranged by Ennio Morricone – and titles include "He's Back Again", "If You Loved Me", "He Couldn't Care Less", "Watch What You Do With My Baby", "Johnny Cool", "Kilindini Docks", "Eh Bravo", "Passo Su Passo", "Too Long Away", "Wasurenaiwa", "Ne Joue Pas Les Enfants", "He Couldn't Care Less", "This Heart Wasn't Made To Kick Around", "Can't Stop Thinkin About Him", and "Fool Fool Fool". (Rock, Vocalists) CD
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✨✧ Ames Brothers with EsquivelHello Amigos ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A very unique outing – a set that mixes the sweet harmonies of The Ames Brothers with wild backings from Esquivel! Most of the tracks are in Spanish, and have Esquivel doing a standard Latin sound, but which also approaches his own solo work in some of the more unusual moments! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Ann MargretAnd Here She Is ... CD
RCA/BMG (Japan), 1961. Used ... $14.99
Marty Paich brings some nice jazzy charts to this early set from Ann-Margret – just the kind of hip material that made her a swinger from the start! The vocals have a sexy, breathy quality that matches Ann's tight sweater on the cover – and even when Paich grooves in an uptempo style, the lady never loses her cool – matching the leaping, jazzy instrumentation strongly with her own dynamic vocals – but never in a way that's gimmicky or poppy at all. Titles include "Lovie Joe", "Blame It On My Youth", "Baby Won't You Please Come Home", "Bye Bye Blues", "Chicago", and "Teach Me Tonight". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ann MargretOn The Way Up ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1961. Used ... $4.99
One of the most respectable of Ann-Margret's 60s sides for RCA – an early effort that features some tunes recorded in Nashville with Chet Atkins, who gives the lady a nicely countrified bounce! Side one is the "rock side", and has Ann doing some especially nice numbers in this mode – never too over the top and with electric bass setting a nice tone for the tunes. Dick Pierce also handles some arrangements on the set too – a bit more in the usual Ann-Margret mode, but still never too over the top. Titles include "Oh Lonesome Me", "Slowly", "What Do You Want From Me", "I Just Don't Understand", "His Ring", and "Could It Be". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ann MargretVivacious One (Japanese pressing) ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1962. Used ... $14.99
Swingin early work from Ann-Margret, always the vivacious one – and we're not even talking about her voice! The album follows in the style of work that Ann was recording for films at the time – punched-up and feisty, with that growling and almost unbridled sexuality oozing forth from most of the numbers. Arrangements are by Bob Florence and HB Barnum, and the album features a nice version of "Senor Blues", plus the tracks "Begin The Beguine", "Thirteen Men", "I Was Only Kidding", "Tell Me Tell Me", and "Make Love To Me". CD
(Out of print.)

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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 BelafonteCalypso ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good ... $4.99
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 light wear.)

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Harry BelafonteGreatest Hits (3 CD set) ... CD
RCA, 1950s/1960s. Used 3CD ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Harry BelafonteIsland In The Sun (5CD set) ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s. Used 5CDs ... $46.99
All the important early work of Harry Belafonte – brought together in a really wonderful set! The package features all his important early sides for RCA – and also includes earlier material for labels like Roost, Capitol, and Jubilee – some of which show Belafonte as a postwar jazz singer, working with arrangers like Pete Rugolo or Howard McGhee! As usual with Bear Family, the presentation is amazing – as the set comes with a heavy hardcover book, filled with photos and notes – to accompany this overstuffed 5CD package! CD

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Harry BelafonteMidnight Special ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Harry BelafonteMy Lord What A Mornin' ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Living Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Harry BelafonteReturns To Carnegie Hall ... LP
RCA, 1960. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small tear. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Harry BelafonteSwing Dat Hammer ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Jesse BelvinMr Easy ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good ... $9.99
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 mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Cab CallowayMinnie The Moocher (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
RCA, 1978. Very Good ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in an RCA sleeve.)

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Hoagy CarmichaelStardust & Much More ... CD
RCA/Jazz Heritage, Late 20s/Early 30s/1960. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ray Charles & Cleo LainePorgy & Bess ... LP
RCA, 1977. Near Mint- 2LP Box Set ... $7.99
A surprisingly nice reworking of the Gershwin score – and Ray and Cleo are a surprisingly nice match on vocals! (Soul, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet.)

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Maurice ChevalierToujours Maurice (UK pressing) ... LP
RCA (UK), 1930s/1940s. Sealed ... $3.99
(French, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 60s pressing. Shrinkwrap has a sticker.)

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✨✧ Rosemary ClooneyClap Hands Here Comes Rosie ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1960. Used ... $12.99
A wonderfully groovy album from Rosemary Clooney – done with arrangements from the great Bob Thompson, and some nice male harmony support in the backgrounds! The style's a bit like that used by Rosie on her album with The Hi-Los for Columbia, but there's a hipper, more finger-snapping sort of vibe going on here – that introduction of greater syncopation that showed up as the 60s vocal years approached, and which really allows Thompson a lot of room to make a bit of magic with his music! A few steps the wrong way, and the sound could be hokey – but Rosemary makes it all come off beautifully, thanks to a nice sense of jazz and swing – on titles that include "You Got", "Give Me The Simple Life", "Something's Gotta Give", "Hooray For Love", "Mean To Me", "It Could Happen To You", and "Too Marvelous For Words". CD

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Rosemary ClooneyRosie Solves The Swingin Riddle (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA, 1960. Used ... $3.99
A rare gem from Rosemary Clooney, and a great set done with arranger Nelson Riddle – grooving nicely in a bigger band mode, but inflected with plenty of great Riddle touches on the instrumentation – in a way that matches the playful quality of Rosie's vocals! The overall sound is quite dynamic – especially on the horns, which often step out in some unusual blasts of sound – and Clooney sounds equally great on both the ballads and the upbeat, highly-swinging numbers. Titles include "Shine On Harvest Moon", "By Myself", "Angry", "I Get Along Without You Very Well", "April In Paris", and "How Am I To Know". CD features 2 bonus tracks – "Theme From Peyton Place" and "Without Love". CD

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Perry ComoComo Swings ... CD
RCA/BMG (Japan), 1959. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
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Matt DennisWelcome Matt Dennis ... CD
Jubilee/Warner (Japan), 1958. Used ... $8.99
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! Includes obi.)

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Myrna FoxMmmmm Myrna ... LP
Liberty, Late 50s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Backings by Monty Kelly – with titles that include "Majorca", "It Used To Be", "It's Love", "Don't Introduce Me", and "Love Is Coming My Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label pressing.)

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Teddi KingAll The King's Songs (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Coral/MCA (Japan), 1959. Used ... $11.99
The title tells the story of the album's concept – as Teddi King pays tribute to a dozen male "kings" of music – including Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Dick Haymes, and Billy Eckstine! The tunes are all signature numbers by each of the male stars – redone by Teddi here with a female twist, and set to backings by Lew Douglas and Johnny Richards – both of whom give Teddi some of the best support of her 50s career. Richards' backings are especially great – nicely dynamic, in a way that breaks past some of Teddi's sleepier qualities – and even on the mellower numbers, the King vocals are in full force, sung with even more promise than on previous albums for RCA. Titles include "Flamingo", "Unforgettable", "April Showers", "A Cottage For Sale", "This Love Of Mine", "Keeping Out Of Mischief Now", and "Temptation". CD
(Out of print.)

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Jon LucienSweet Control – Best Of Jon Lucien ... CD
Razor & Tie, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
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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