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Very Best of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir

Very Best of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir Glasgow Orpheus Choir Sir Hugh Roberton Catalogue Number: ALN 1961 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:00, AAD Barcode: 5055354419614 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Disaster was prophesied for a Choir which sang Psalm tunes and Hebridean airs, but Hugh Roberton and his Choir proved (them) wrong […]

April 14th, 2017
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Guitar Jazz for Cocktails

Guitar Jazz for Cocktails Joe Pass Charlie Byrd Wes Montgomery Django Barney Kessel Catalogue Number: ALN 1960 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:57 ADD stereo, 1958/62 Barcode: 5055354419607 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Relax here with almost 80 minutes of some of the best light jazz instrumentals ever recorded, all from a variety […]

November 4th, 2016
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Richard Burton The Voice in Poetry

Richard Burton The Voice in Poetry Richard Burton Catalogue Number: ALN 1503 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Barcode: 5055354415036 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “One of the most expressive and romantic acting voices, in selections of his own” CD One: [1] Under Milk Wood: To Begin at the Beginning: 1.49 Dylan Thomas Poetry: [2] […]

September 14th, 2016
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Hollywood Golden Era Songs

Hollywood Golden Era Songs Fred Astaire Gene Kelly Judy Garland Louis Armstrong Bing Crosby Peggy Lee Vic Damone Audrey Hepburn Marylin Monroe Marlene Dietrich Danny Kaye Frankie Lane Maurice Chevalier Dooley Wilson Frank Sinatra Ella Fitzgerald Catalogue Number: ALN 1956 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:09 1940/61 Barcode: 5055354419560 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER […]

September 14th, 2016
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Very Best of Marian Anderson: Arias – Songs – Anthems – Spirituals

Very Best of Marian Anderson Arias – Songs – Anthems – Spirituals Marian Anderson Catalogue Number: ALN 1955 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: AAD 76:33 mins 1936-52 Barcode: 5055354419553 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “A voice like yours only comes once in 100 years” (Toscanini) “not a voice, but a cello!”(Sir Anthony Pappano) ‘a […]

February 8th, 2016
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Battle Hymn of the Republic – Very Best of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Battle Hymn of the Republic – Very Best of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mormon Tabernacle Choir Richard P.Condie (cond) Catalogue Number: ALN 1954 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 75:18 ADD stereo, 1958/62 Barcode: 5055354419546 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY This great and popular American Choir, born in 1873, has been referred to by […]

November 5th, 2015
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Poetry Album

Poetry Album Robert Donat Alec Guinness Laurie Lee James Mason etc Catalogue Number: ALN 1958 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:53 stereo 1958/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘Great voices always enhance our understanding and enjoyment of classic poetry’ Robert Donat reads his choices: 1. Rudyard Kipling: The Way through the Woods 1:03 […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Sax with Cocktails

Sax with Cocktails (latest in the Jazz for Cocktails series 1915, 1925, 1940…) Ben Webster Gerry Mulligan Johnny Hodges Stan Getz Charlie Parker Catalogue Number: ALN 1953 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo 77:57 1953-62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Latest in the highly successful ‘Jazz for Cocktails’ series (ALN 1915, 1925, 1940) “This […]

June 15th, 2015
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Billie Holiday Centenary Album: Very Best of

Billie Holiday Centenary Album: Very Best of Billie Holiday Nelson Riddle Pete Rugolo Lester Young Oscar Peterson & many more Catalogue Number: ALN 1952 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo 78:20 1937-58 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘a singular and unrepeatable talent, whose finest hours are remarkably revealing and often surprisingly – given her […]

April 3rd, 2015
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‘When I Fall in Love’ The Original Hits of Nat King Cole

‘When I Fall in Love’ The Original Hits of Nat King Cole Nat King Cole NKC Trio plus orchestras Nelson Riddle Orch (ETC) Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo etc Catalogue Number: ALN 1951 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: AAD & stereo 77:00 mins 1947-62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “One of the most romantic of […]

February 19th, 2015
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Glorious Mud ! – The Best of Flanders & Swann

Glorious Mud ! – The Best of Flanders & Swann Flanders & Swann Catalogue Number: ALN 1950 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 78:10 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Their performances together were likened to ‘Falstaff singing duets with Hamlet’” (Parlophone). “the songs and sketches became household favourites throughout the English-speaking world and a […]

November 4th, 2014
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The Rat Pack – ‘Cool Cat’ Classics

The Rat Pack – ‘Cool Cat’ Classics Dean Martin Sammy Davis Jnr Frank Sinatra Catalogue Number: ALN 1949 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 75:53 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The new Rat Pack gigs, perceived as the height of cool, featured the group clowning around with what Dickinson called ‘total abandoned fun’. They […]

November 4th, 2014
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