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Piero PiccioniBora Bora (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cinevox/AMS (Italy), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A great relic from the vinyl years of Cinevox records – a special album that serves up the Piero Piccioni version of the score for the film Bora Bora – later scored by Les Baxter for the US release of the movie! For the set, Piccioni put together these brooding, subtle sounds that are then expanded nicely in orchestrations by Bruno Nicolai – almost a bit fuller on orchestrations than usual for Italian scores of this time – but also filled with cool percussion, exotic instrumentation, and other cool touches that really make the music shine! Titles include "Bora Bora", "Tamoure Festival", "Tamoure Nella Sera", "Eros In Hiro", "Tahiti Tamore", and "I'Sola Incanta". LP, Vinyl record album

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Piero PiccioniColpo Rovente (180 gram pressing) ... LP
GDM/Beatball (Korea), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of the first great soundtracks we ever heard from Piero Piccioni – and still one of the best! Colpo Rovente has this really special sort of sound – jazzy, but not really jazz – bassy, but not really funky – and often done with spare, stark sounds – but never in a way that's too atonal or horror-based either! Piccioni brought a really special sort of genius to the record – a way of using each instrument with a very unusual sound or tuning – and isolating each element in just the right way, but with a different style than that used by Morricone at the time. Some tracks get nice and groovy, but lots more hang back in a style that's almost pensive – and titles include "Kintabu", "Blackflower", "Colpo Rovente", "Easy Dreamer", "Chinatown Drugs", and "LSD". CD features 12 bonus tracks – all unreleased alternates! LP, Vinyl record album

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Piero PiccioniFumo Di Londra (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Octave (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $23.99
One of the hippest Italian soundtracks of the 60s – and a motherlode of tracks by the great Piero Piccioni! The soundtrack is the source of the oft-compiled "Mr Dante Fontana", a nutty groover about the mod fashion scene in Italy – and it also features the famous tracks "Richmond Bridge" and "You Never Told Me". Most of the music is by Piccioni and the wonderful vocal group I Cantori Moderni, with Edda Dell'Orso on vocals – but the CD also features some work by Lydia Mac Donald, Julie Rogers, and Ennio Morricone. Includes a few versions of the "Fontana" and "Richmond", plus "Ascot Dream", "Magic Castle", "Tango Walk", "Drag Beat", "This Is Life", "Palace Parade March", "Babylon, I'm Coming", and "His Dream Has Come True". Very groovy – and this special Japanese CD features 33 tracks in all! CD

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Piero PiccioniIl Medico Della Mutua (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1968. New Copy ... $14.99
Great 60s work from Italian soundtrack maestro Piero Piccioni – featuring a score for a doctor comedy that starred the great Alberto Soldi! The music is a wonderful blend of the lighter side of styles that Piccioni worked in – with a bit of jazz, a bit of bossa, and often some nice wordless vocals that drift across the mix with a really lovely feel! Edda Dell'Orso is the singer on those cuts – as you might guess – and the album also features great work from I Cantori Moderni, too. Titles include the tremendous groovers "Fortuna", "Samba Fortuna", and "Fortune Blues" – and other tracks include "Lady Love", "Slow Lady", "Final", "Sirenette", and "Esculapio", a nice horn-heavy theme tune! CD features lots of bonus tracks, too – the full original album, plus 10 more bonus numbers. CD

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Piero PiccioniIl Medico Della Mutua/Il Prof Dr. Guido Tersilli (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Durium/AMS (Italy), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99
Great 60s work from Italian soundtrack maestro Piero Piccioni – featuring 2 different soundtracks for doctor comedies that starred the great Alberto Soldi! The music is a wonderful blend of the lighter side of styles that Piccioni worked in – with a bit of jazz, a bit of bossa, and often some nice wordless vocals that drift across the mix with a really lovely feel! Edda Dell'Orso is the singer on those cuts – as you might guess – and the album also features great work from I Cantori Moderni, too. Titles include the tremendous groovers "Fortuna", "Samba Fortuna", and "Fortune Blues" – and other tracks include "Lady Love", "Slow Lady", "Final", "Sirenette", and "Esculapio", a nice horn-heavy theme tune! LP, Vinyl record album
(Colored vinyl!)

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✨✧ Piero PiccioniLa Commare Secca (Grim Reaper) ... CD
CAM (Italy), 1962. Used ... $11.99
One of the darkest soundtracks we've ever heard from Piero Piccioni – written for this 1962 Bernardo Bertolucci film based on an especially dark story by Pasolini! Despite the darkness (or perhaps because of it!), Piccioni's at the height of his early powers here – mixing some gritty jazz touches with bleaker orchestrations – in a mode that almost recalls some of the styles used in American verite scoring of the early 60s, particularly on some of the best television human interest or crime dramas programs. Titles include "Fox Antico", "Tema Flauto", "Cha Cha Cha Cantato", "Chicao", "Parco Con Flauto", "Tango", "Califfo", and "Tango". CD
(Out of print.)

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Piero PiccioniLa Viaccia (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Saimel (Italy), 1961. New Copy ... $21.99
An early soundtrack from the great Piero Piccioni – and one that's a lot darker than some of his later music, too – thanks to a slow progression of moody strings and offbeat reed passages – often exploring the bluer tones of the spectrum, but in a way that's more modern than soulful! There's quite a bit of abstraction in the music – a sophistication that almost leans on 20th Century classical, but a bit less atonal – and as things build, Piccioni finds a way to weave in some slightly redemptive strands of melody, which stand out beautifully in the larger tapestry of sound. Titles include variations on the themes "La Viaccia" and "Rapsodia Per Sax E Orchestra" – and CD features 34 tracks in all, including 15 unused titles that appear here for the first time! CD

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Piero PiccioniLe Altre ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1969. New Copy 2 CDs ... $19.99
Cool organ lines, wonderful keyboards, and lots of other great bits – all stepping out in a double-length set that's completely sublime – and maybe some of the best work we've ever heard from the mighty Piero Piccioni! The score is as sexy as you'd guess from the cover – and definitely has those bossa and jazz elements from the Morricone generation of Italian soundtrack work, too – yet it also has these interesting offbeat touches that are pure Piccioni right from the start – that great ear for odd tunings and unusual phrases that really keeps things interesting all the way through, and which makes the record so sublime from both a musical perspective and a sonic one! 2CD set features over two hours of music from this rare score – a number of which feature haunting wordless vocals from the lovely Edda Dell'Orso. CD
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Piero PiccioniLe Temoin (Il Testimone) ... CD
Music Box (France), 1978. New Copy ... $15.99
A groovy French-Italian co-production from the 70s – one that's scored with a very whimsical score by Piero Piccioni! The record's got more of an Italian comedy feel than French work of the time – from a disco-inspired vocal theme at the start, to some sweet slinky numbers in the middle, and a few more playful melodies that kind of update an older Italian comedic mode! Piccioni uses a fair bit of then-contemporary instrumental elements – warmer production than before, a mix of keyboards and rhythms, and even a breathy female singer named Emelyne on a few tracks. CD features 19 tracks in all – and notes on the music and film in English and French! CD
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Piero PiccioniFighting Back ... CD
Quartet (Spain), New Copy ... About May 1, 2016
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✨✧ Piero PiccioniAmore Mio Aiutami (180 gram green vinyl pressing) ... LP
GDM (Italy), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A beautiful late 60s score from Pierro Piccioni – with a diverse style that runs from a pastoral, sweeping string sound to more of a smaller combo jazzy approach – all of it expertly laid down by one of the greatest and most prolific Italian film composers of the time! Amore Mio Aiutami is a comedy of the sexual revolution that took on adultery and infidelity – and Piccioni's score alternates from a grand string laden approach that balances whimsy and melancholy, with a moonlit late night jazzy vibe on the others, and touches of a bossa influence on few tunes! It's a very nice listen on its own, with the original soundtrack in stereo and a wealth of supplementary material in mono. Titles include "Amore Mio Aiutami", "Miss Luna Special", "Luna, Amore E No", "Addio, Amore Mio", "Bossa Per Alberto", "North Pole Penguin" and many more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Piero PiccioniFermate Il Mondo – Voclio Scendere ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
There's loads of great organ in this obscure soundtrack from Piero Piccioni – Hammond played with all these cool flutters and weird tones – and mixed with some playful horn passages too! The music moves between groovy styles and whimsical ones – jumping back and forth throughout the album's short tracks – and the groovier ones are extra-heavy on organ, which is handled in a way that's quite a change from the use of the instrument in jazz! There's much more of a sense of variety here than on other Piccioni soundtracks – which means that the album's 16 titles will give you plenty to discover. CD

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✨✧ Piero PiccioniSeven Cadaveri Per Scotland Yard ... CD
Beat/Quartet (Spain), 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A greatly expanded version of this Italian horror soundtrack – with way more music than we've ever seen on any previous edition! Piero Piccioni did the soundtrack for Seven Murders For Scotland Yard – in a style that mixes more dramatic orchestrations with a few great mod touches on organ, flute, and percussion – which step out nicely on the groovier tracks, and bring in a nice note of action and surprise to a score that's mostly tense and poised for danger! These few light bits really offset things nicely – and create an unsettling feel in a work that's pretty darn dark overall, and which shows some of the most somber qualities we've ever heard in Piccioni's music. Titles include "Seven Murders", "Unknown Maniac", "Reminding The Ripper", "Suspecting", "Inspector Campbell", and "Professor Christie" – and the CD features a total of 22 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ Piero PiccioniMinnesota Clay ... LP
Contempo (Italy), 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
We haven't heard that many western soundtracks from Piero Piccioni over the years – and we've gotta admit that this one's pretty darn compelling! There's definitely a western flavor to the music, but the set also shows plenty traces of Piccioni's early 60s jazz scoring as well – not straight jazz, but with the kind of horn passages and larger arrangements we know from Piero's work of that nature – mixed with more brooding or dramatic passages to fit the western theme. Production often makes good use of echo – especially around the basslines – which helps the sound crescendo nicely, when needed! Titles include "Minnesota Sky", "Sidewinder", "Sombrero", "Long Neck", "Jackie", "Saddle Sack", and "River Bed". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Piero PiccioniSenilita (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
GDM (Italy), 1962. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Lovely early sounds from the great Piero Piccioni – a really masterfully-scored batch of music – rich in complex woodwind passages and evocative themes! Piccioni seems to borrow a bit from the style of Nino Rota – and some of the soundtrack composers who worked on Italian neo-realist films – and he blends these playful elements with darker, more abstract passages – all with a density that's beautiful, and a depth that goes way beyond some of his later, groovier material. The whole thing's a great surprise – a key early chapter for the maestro – and the CD adds in 13 bonus tracks, for over 70 minutes of music! CD
 
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Braen's MachineUnderground ... CD
Liuto Records/Schema (Italy), 1971. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Heavy fuzz with a good deal of funk as well – a very unique set from the Italian sound library scene – and one that comes across with the feel of some lost psych record from the underground! The album was produced by Piero Piccioni – and features soundtrack/sound library maestros Alessandro Alessandroni and Oronzo De Filippi, working as the pseudonymous Braen and Gisteri – in a batch of heavy drums and basslines, topped with lots of fuzzed up guitar – but all with a tightness that's a lot more forward-moving than the usual set of this nature! Things never get to overdone, but still go plenty far out – and titles include "Flying", "Imphormal", "Murder", "Gap", "New Experiences", "Fall Out", "Description", and "Obstinacy". CD

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Mario NascimbeneSummit ... CD
Quartet (Spain), 1968. New Copy ... $12.99
A very groovy soundtrack from Mario Nascimbene – and one that really shows how much more open-ended his style was than some of his 60s Italian contemporaries! At some moments, Nascimbene has a great ear for moody mellow styles that would be right in line with the best from Piero Piccioni or Bruno Nicolai – but at other times, he brings in some sentimental touches that links his music back to an older era of Italian film scores, while still keeping the instrumentation in the leaner styles of the 60s. Upbeat tracks appear here and there – accenting a few jazzier touches in the music – and instrumentation includes some haunting piano lines, and some great slow-moving organ bits too. Titles include "Le Cafard", "Summit", "Per Due Parole D'Amore", and "Mots D'Amour". CD
(Limited edition of 500 copies.)

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VariousCine Jazz – The European Film Music Collection ... CD
Rambling (Japan), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
Great jazzy moments from the best years of European cinema – a collection that starts out with the French New Wave, then moves into a range of great sounds from the Italian and French scene of the 60s and early 70s! Most of the music here isn't straight jazz – and instead, the cuts mix some strong instrumental solos with groovy, swinging, and upbeat arrangements – that fantastic use of jazz in film scores that the European scene of the 60s really took up and ran with – into places that were often much cooler, much more interesting than American soundtracks of the time! The collection's filled with great little gems that really work well in each others' company – and titles include "Those Lazy Days" by Armando Trovajoli, "Number One Superman" by Piero Piccioni, "Jazz Interludio" by Giorgio Gaslini, "La Preda" by Vince Tempera & Franco Bixio, "Astaroth" by Stelvio Cipriani, "Eva" by Michel Legrand, "Una Gita Mancata" by Ennio Morricone, and "Fiacre" by Georges Delerue. CD

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VariousEsterno Giorno – Open Air Jazz & Psych Beats, Daytime Breaks, Latin & Bossa From The Italian RCA Film Music Vaults 1964 to 1976 (180 gram pressing – with CD) ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $36.99
A killer compilation of rare Italian soundtrack treasures from the mid 60s to mid 70s – a decade's span of time with myriad groovy influences! Esterno Giorno is the second in a pair (so far...we're hoping for a series) of lovingly assembled soundtrack funk compilations put together by the Four Flies label, who were granted access to long neglected corners of the RCA archives. It's a stylistically fruitful period to say the least, with shades of the mod, psych, funk, soul, prog eras – smartly put together here with common elements holding it together in a cohesive whole – thanks in large part of driving percussion throughout. It's fantastic stuff, most of which has gone unreleased since the films screened back in the day! 16 tracks in all: "Stasera Mi Butto" by Gianfranco Riverberi, "Amore Formula 2" by Guycen, "Nell'Anno Della Luna" by Gino Conte, "Lovemaker" by Armando Trovajoli, "Nude Calde E Pure" by Piero Piccioni, "Un Posto Ideale Per Uccidere" by Bruno Lauzi, "Le Belve" by Nico Fidenco, "Femmina" by Carlo Savina, LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to just 500 copies – and includes the complete album on CD!)

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VariousMetti Una Bossa A Cena Vol 2 ... LP
Schema (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
Sublime bossa groovers from Italy! The first volume of this series was one of our favorite compilations that year it was released – and this second volume is equally as great! Schema groover Gerardo Frisina serves up a hand-picked batch of 16 tunes, mostly classic numbers from the late 60s and early 70s, pulled from the ranks of Italian soundtrack, jazz, and easy listening albums – all with a flair for making the bossa even groovier than it already is! Electric keyboards abound – and the rhythms run from dreamy to driving to slightly funky, always at the right pace for the material, and always making the set dance with delight! Titles include "Incontro All'Aereoporto" by Piero Piccioni, "Allora, Il Treno" by Bruno Nicolai & Edda Dell'Orso, "Avances" by Gerardo Frisina, "Wind" by Red Redford Sound System One, "Bossalonga" by Mustang, "Unreality Landscape" by Angel Pocho Gatti, "Susan Theme" by Daniele Patucchi, "Per Lei" by Stefano Torossi, and "Colpa Tua" by Giancarlo Gazzani. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Braen's MachineUnderground (with bonus CD) ... LP
Liuto Records/Schema (Italy), 1971. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Heavy fuzz with a good deal of funk as well – a very unique set from the Italian sound library scene – and one that comes across with the feel of some lost psych record from the underground! The album was produced by Piero Piccioni – and features soundtrack/sound library maestros Alessandro Alessandroni and Oronzo De Filippi, working as the pseudonymous Braen and Gisteri – in a batch of heavy drums and basslines, topped with lots of fuzzed up guitar – but all with a tightness that's a lot more forward-moving than the usual set of this nature! Things never get to overdone, but still go plenty far out – and titles include "Flying", "Imphormal", "Murder", "Gap", "New Experiences", "Fall Out", "Description", and "Obstinacy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the album on CD!)
Also available Underground ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ VariousCine Bossa – The European Film Music Collection ... CD
Rambling (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet bossa nova from the European scene – almost all of it from the kinds of late 60s Italian soundtracks that took the best elements of the style from Brazil, then expanded it into a whole new groovy style of its own! The music here certainly has lots of the snapping rhythms and breezy melodies you'll know from classic bossa nova – but the arrangements are often a lot more ambitious, and add in all these cool, groovy, and mod touches – including bits of organ, electric guitar, scat vocals, and other musical elements that resonate strongly with the best modernist vibe of the Italian 60s world of film. Titles include "Anice Nuraghi" by Luis Bacalov, "La Matriarca" by Armando Trovajoli, "Mr Dante Fontana" by Piero Piccioni, "Samba In Tribunale" by Ennio Morricone, "Bob & Hellen" by Piero Umiliani, "Bikini Bossa" by Gianni Dell'Orso, "Il Colpo" by Stelvio Cipriani, "Bossa In California" by Marcello Gigante, "Pedone L'Africano" by Guido & Maurizio DeAngelis, and "Aspetto Ancora Un Giorno" by Piero Piccione. CD

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✨✧ VariousClassic Italian Soundtracks – The Horror Films Collection Vol 2 ... CD
DRG, 1970s/1980s/Early 90s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes tracks by Piero Piccioni, Francesco De Masi, Claudio Simonetti, Alessandro Allesandroni and others. CD

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✨✧ VariousEasy Tempo Vol 4 – A Kaleidoscopic Collection Of Exciting & Diverse Cinematic Themes ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Soundtrack funk doesn't get any better than this – thanks to a head-expanding of tracks from the Italian scene of the 60s and 70s – served up with the usual ear for a great cut by the folks at Easy Tempo! The groove here is far from the "easy" you might expect – and most numbers have tight drums, funky basslines, and other heavy elements – all put together with an approach to the music that's far different than anything happening in the US at the time, especially in the way the instruments sound in the end – and in the way that the production techniques make them do really crazy things! Titles include "Parangua" by Luiz Bacalov, "Flirt a Rio" by Piero Umiliani, "Side Sleep" by Berto Pisano, "Little Shakie Girl" by Armando Trovajoli, "Tremendous Stars" by Piero Piccioni, "Under Drama" by Giancarlo Gazzani, "Realta No 5" by Stelvio Cipriani, "So" by Lara Saint Paul, "Israelites" by Capuano, and "Citta Viva" by Ennio Morricone. CD
(Newly remastered edition!)

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✨✧ Neal HeftiOh Dad Poor Dad – Mama's Hung You In The Closet/Boeing Boeing ... CD
RCA/Vocalion (UK), 1966/1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A pair of swinging RCA soundtracks from Neal Hefti – back to back on a single CD! Oh Dad Poor Dad is great grooviness from Neal Hefti – working here at the height of his 60s powers! The film stars Robert Morse, Barbara Harris, and Jonathan Winters – and the score's got a 60s screwball approach that mixes organ, woodwinds, percussion, and bits of strings together, all filtered through Hefti's rich style of arrangement. The overall feel is great – with loads of mod mod numbers, dancing around with wonderful rhythms that fall somewhere between bossa and beat. Ttiles include "Boy Girl Calypso", "Into The Sunset", "Spooky Coffins", "Oh Dad Calypso", "The Revolt of Johnathan Rosepettie III", and "Home Movies". Boeing Boeing is a weird comedy directed by John Rich, and starring the unlikely team of Jerry Lewis and Tony Curtis – plus some hotties as stewardesses! The best part, most likely, is this fab soundtrack by Neal Hefti – which has many great touches that result in some extremely groovy material! There's some especially nice numbers on the set that mix organ and guitar with larger backing, creating a sound that's much more like late 60s work by Piero Piccioni than Hefti's usual style. A few tunes are more serious, but overall, the soundtrack's a nice one – and is also graced by an excellent cover that sums up the goofy film with a nice cartoony image. Titles include "More Blues For Bertha", "Senor Boeing", "English Breakfast", "Frenchie", "Girl Chasin", and "Champagne Promises". CD

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✨✧ Jerry GoldsmithOur Man Flint/In Like Flint ... CD
MGM/Intrada, 1966/1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A pair of spy spoof gems – back to back on a single CD! First up is Our Man Flint, which features excellent soundtrack work by Jerry Goldsmith – possibly his greatest ever! Jerry's usually a bit staid with some of his scores – but working here on the soundtrack to this James Coburn spy spoof film, he's truly fantastic! The approach mixes strings and bossa-inflected grooves with some spookier instrumental touches – either on electric guitar, sax, or a "tortured" Thomas organ and a Solovox – and the overall feel of the album is on a par with the best work of the sort by Lalo Schifrin or Hugo Montenegro! Titles include "Doing As The Romans Did", "All I Have To Do Is Take A Bite of Your Apple?", "Tell Me More About That Volcano", and "Our Man Flint". In Like Flint continues Jerry Goldsmith's great run of grooves for the Flint spy spoof films of the 60s – working in a style that's a lot more complex than Lalo Schifrin or John Barry, but still every bit as groovy! Goldsmith's got this excellent style of swirling together strings, instrumental solos, and lots of cool offbeat elements – all with a sound that's often jazzy, but pretty unusual too – maybe in the best territory of Piero Piccioni over on the Italian scene! Arrangements are by Marty Paich and Warren Barker – who bring their most playful modes to the album – and titles include the vocal numbers "Where The Bad Guys Are Gals" and "Your Zowie Face", plus "Ahh Yer Father's Bob-Lip", "Mince & Cook Until Tender", and "Lost In Space". CD
 
 
 



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