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Tender Is The Night

LP (Item 612283) Mercury, Mid 60s — Condition: Used
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Tremendous work from Johnny Mathis' short years on Mercury Records – a set that has the singer hitting a new level of maturity in his music – thanks in part to arrangements from Don Costa! Costa's scored plenty of singers before this set – but with Johnny, he hits a level of sophistication that's really amazing – the depth of tones and colors that Frank Sinatra was getting on his late 60s years at Reprise – perfect for the new level of expression that Mathis was hitting in his vocals. There's loads of numbers here that go way beyond what you might expect from the usual hits from Johnny – and titles include "Laura", "No Strings", "A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes", "Forget Me Not", and "Tomorrow Song". (Cover has a bumped corner.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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