Malcolm Batchelor The thought of 64 Chappell tracks should be enough to tempt many RFS members to buy this great new collection, especially as so many of the numbers will not already be in your collections. Hi Linda, I am glad you found information in this post interesting. A most impressive release. Matching calf-length knitted skirt all by Lison Bonfils at Joseph. All the marches are played here with quite superb panache and swagger. He is one of the great arrangers and bandleaders of the last century, and the early days in the life of his fine orchestra are represented in these memorable 78s dating from and For example, the idea of a big band swinging Al Jolson hits might sound a bit far-fetched, but Heath certainly gets away with it.
Black Velvet with Bow on Top! The sound strikes me as being very rich for a mono recording. All the tracks have been digitally remastered, and the sound quality is superb. But this is still very enjoyable music, and you can compare a few of the tracks with the new John Wilson versions, as reported elsewhere in this issue. Another contender for Sinatra's crown steps forward! Alan Bunting has done all the compilation, transfers, audio restoration and re-mastering, and the booklet notes, and it was obviously a labour of love.
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But this is far from a collection which would be of interest only to hardcore fans; it also contains some gems that were only out as singles at the time, and have been neglected because they are out of the mainstream. I had forgotten how good a singer Kathy Kirby was. I recently came across what I thought was a Henry Pollock hat, but after reading your article and comments it is actually a Halston Americana hat. In the present instance, they are spectacular. The circumference of the hat is approx. She appears to be dressed in her original and very detailed silk clothing, which unfortunately is detiorating rapidly.
In recent months EMI seem to have been very active in reissuing pop material from the s and s. Indeed under the experienced and highly skilled tutelage of Mike Parton of the Specialist Recording Company, this disc is a model of how good a military band recording should sound — the results are deeply impressive. Mr Charles label plus a union label. Follow Vintage-a-Peel via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I've always treasured Ann's album made with Brian Farnon, I was not in to vocals so much then, the Farnon name was the draw!