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Martin DennyEnchanted Sea ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great album by Denny, with a nice approach that has sort of a drifting South Seas feel! The record is one of his last good ones for Liberty, and has lots of nice tracks like "My Isle Of Golden Dreams", "Beyond The Reef", "Flotsam & Jetsam", and "Cross Current". Nice sexy cover, too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing.)

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Martin DennyExotic Love ... LP
Liberty, 1968. Very Good+ ... $9.99
An overlooked gem from Martin Denny – cut during a range of later sides for Liberty Records, but somehow a standout, thanks to some soulful undercurrents in the music! The arranger is billed as Harold Johnson – who may well be the same cat leading the groovy sextet over on Revue Records at the same time – and the record has this subtle groove that's mighty nice – definitely an ear for some of the more soul-based instrumental styles of the 60s, with a nice bounce on the bottom that might almost make some of these cuts just right for older-style steppers. Instrumentation has a few exotic touches, but more piano than anything else – and titles include "A Beautiful Morning", "Love Exotic Style", "I Say A Little Prayer", "This Guy's In Love With You", "Love Is All Around", and "Voodoo Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Martin DennyExotica ... LP
Liberty, 1957. Very Good ... $5.99
The birth of a sound and the birth of a legend – Martin Denny's first album in the Exotica series, and a record so great it named an entire genre! Denny certainly didn't invent the tropical style of easy listening that came to be known as "exotica" in the 50s – but with a record like this, he delivered the goods better than anyone else – by taking away all the too-sweet styles of Hawaiian music, and serving up a stripped-down, jazzy kind of sound! The album features Denny's classic original quartet – with Arthur Lyman on vibes and Augie Colon on bongos – and titles include "Stone God", "Jungle Flower", "Busy Port", "Lotus Land", and his hit recording of "Quiet Village". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Martin DennyLatin Village (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Liberty/Universal (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $15.99
Martin Denny changes the rhythms from tropical to Latin here – but the overall groove is still highly in his best exotica mode, and nicely augmented by some additional instrumentation! There's some traces here of the shift in production for instrumental music from the time – a bit of electric bass echoing out at the bottom of some cuts, more echo than usual on the piano lines, and a floating quality that's almost even more sublime than the original Liberty sessions. But the core Denny elements are also still in place – tinkling piano, island percussion, and a playful approach to familiar rhythms that never fails to please. The Latin is more of a nod to harder Latin modes than anything else, but it does make for a nice, if subtle change – one that works especially well when Denny's piano is out front, but compressed a bit in the mix. Titles include "Flying Down To Rio", "Ho Ba La La", "Something Latin", "Girl From Ipanema", and "Latin Village". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Martin DennyTaste Of Honey ... LP
Liberty, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $0.99
A great later moment from Martin Denny – a set that gave him a big 60s hit in a sweet version of "Taste of Honey"! Denny approaches the tune with all the great mellow moods that Bobby Scott intended – none of the too-fast styles of Hirt, and instead the slow-moving rhythms that work perfectly for the blue undercurrents on the piano. Other tunes follow in a similarly nice blend – still a bit exotic, but almost showing more of a vibes/piano/percussion mix that seems to be borrowed from George Shearing or Cal Tjader – one that we approve of highly! Titles include "Route 66", "Exodus", "I'm In A Dancing Mood", "Black Orchid", "Take Five", and "Taste Of Honey". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has a small peeled spot at the spine.)

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Johnny Mann SingersLove Is Blue ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Vocalists, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Richard MarinoOut Of This World ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
A subtle LP of lush orchestrations with a "space" feel. Lots of woodwinds, augmented by the voices of a three soprano chorus! LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label deep groove pressing, in the very cool die-cut cover, with original inner sleeve!)

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Paul NeroSoul Party – 28 Sensational Soul Hits ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Very Good ... $13.99
A record with a hokey cover and an unassuming title – but a wicked little set that's filled with funky soul throughout! Paul Nero's a German artist, and he's working here in a style that was common to Euro recordings of the time – a medley-heavy approach that stacked together a few already-short pop covers into a 2 or 3 minute combo played with plenty of energy. In the hands of most others, the style was often flat – but here Nero really makes it move mightily – often with a good undercurrent of funk on the bottom, and a great sense of soul! Highlights include the killer break track "This Is Soul/Soul Finger/Soul Man" – plus "Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa/Mr Pitiful/Mustang Sally", "Shake/Stagger Lee/Land Of 1000 Dances", "Tribute To Otis Redding/You Keep Me Running Away", and "Hold On I'm Coming/Soul Reaction/Tramp". (Soul, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam.)

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Irv Orton OrchestraAlone With You ... LP
Liberty, 1958. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Earl PalmerDrumsville ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
Kick-ass, drum-heavy instrumentals from Earl Palmer – the player who made some of David Axelrod's work sound great in the late 60s, but who's hitting even harder here! The style's a mix of rock instrumental and R&B modes – with pounding drums from Palmer on all numbers, and bits of sax, guitar, and occasional chorus vocals too. Titles include "What'd I Say", "Honky Tonk (part 2)", "One Mint Julep", "Raunch", "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On", and "Teen Beat". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label mono pressing.)

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Felix SlatkinStreet Scene – The Fantastic Strings Of Felix Slatkin ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Sealed Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In original die-cut gatefold cover)

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T-BonesNo Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In) ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
Nice groovy instrumentals from one of the best little combos of the 60's. The record includes their big hit "No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)", plus a number of other tracks that have a similar "TV commercial" feel – like "Chiquita Banana", "Pizza Parlor", "What's In the Bag, Goose", and the groovy "Sippin N Chippin". (Rock, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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Si ZentnerFrom Russia With Love ... LP
Liberty, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
One of the grooviest Si Zentner albums of the 60s – thanks to a host of hip spy themes that keep things interesting throughout! The material really brings out the best in Si – as does the album's excellent arrangements from Ernie Freeman and Bill Holman – both talents who know how to find the right mix of groovy and jazz that works the best for the Zentner touch! Titles include "Mr Lucky", "Dragnet", "Burke's Law", "James Bond Theme", "Charade", "007", and "The Fugitive". LP, Vinyl record album
(Audition pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split on the bottom seam and an Audition Record stamp on back.)

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✨✧ Martin DennyForbidden Island (2nd cover) ... LP
Liberty, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Martin Denny's music always takes us away to the tropics – and this set is a whole Forbidden Island of exotica tunes! The record features the classic Denny exotica quartet with Augie Colon and Julius Wechter – plus some additional guest players on flute, percussion, and guitar – rounding out things very nicely. The expanded sound works nicely for Denny's style – and the mood incorporates plenty of easy lounge arrangements of the fairly standard instrumentation in the backdrop – broadened wonderfully in the arrangements! It's sort of a blue-eyed tropical feel – one that makes it a cheeky classic! The set includes some good originals like "Goony Birds", "Cobra", "Exotica", and "Primitiva", plus the Les Baxter tunes "Port Au Prince" and "Sim Sim", as well as a perennial exotica fave, "March Of The Siamese Children". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing with deep groove.)
 
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Bud ShankMichelle ... CD
World Pacific (Japan), 1965. Used ... $11.99
Bud Shank takes on the sounds of The Beatles – and a whole host of other 60s pop stars as well – all with results that are as jazzy as they are groovy! The album's one of a few that Bud cut for Liberty in this format – alto and flute spread out over fuller backings from Bob Florence, a great arranger who knows how to make things swing by bringing in some wonderful 60s touches! There's a bit of guitar at times, some compressed horns – ala A&M – and some overall mod rhythms that help change things up nicely from tune to tune. Titles include "Michelle", "Yesterday", "Blue On Blue", "Sounds Of Silence", "Turn Turn Turn", "As Tears Go By", and "Girl". (Jazz, Now Sound) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousUltra Lounge Volume 14 – Bossa Novaville ... CD
Capitol, Late 50s/1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A groovy set of loungey bossa tunes – pulled from 60s recordings on Capitol, Liberty, Pacific Jazz, and related labels. There's more than a few "authentic" bossa performers here, mixed with some others that pick up the groove nicely – working out their own west coast interpretation of the genre in a lively swinging way. There's a total of 18 tracks in all – and titles include "Mas Que Nada" by Rubin Mitchell, "Baia" by Bill Perkins, "So Danco Samba" by Wanda De Sah, "Triste" by Howard Roberts, "Amy's Theme" by Martin Denny, "Samba De Orfeu" by Ray Anthony, "Look Of Love" by Billy May, "Misirlou" by Laurindo Almeida & The Bossa Nova All Stars, "Witchcraft" by Joe Graves & The Diggers, and "Que Sabe Voce De Mim" by Walter Wanderley. CD
(Out of print. Cutout mark through spine.)

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✨✧ Bud ShankMichelle ... CD
World Pacific/Elemental (UK), 1965. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Bud Shank takes on the sounds of The Beatles – and a whole host of other 60s pop stars as well – all with results that are as jazzy as they are groovy! The album's one of a few that Bud cut for Liberty in this format – alto and flute spread out over fuller backings from Bob Florence, a great arranger who knows how to make things swing by bringing in some wonderful 60s touches! There's a bit of guitar at times, some compressed horns – ala A&M – and some overall mod rhythms that help change things up nicely from tune to tune. Titles include "Michelle", "Yesterday", "Blue On Blue", "Sounds Of Silence", "Turn Turn Turn", "As Tears Go By", and "Girl". (Jazz, Now Sound) CD
(Limited edition!)
Also available Michelle ... CD 11.99
 
 
 



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