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Mantovani’s Mediterranean Melodies

Mantovani’s Mediterranean Melodies Mantovani & original Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALN 1948 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 77:21 stereo 1957/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “In the new age of Hi-Fi stereo, no sound dominated the airwaves and turntables as much as the cascading strings and romantic arrangements of Mantovani, which were uniquely suited […]

September 1st, 2014
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Best of Dixieland Jazz

Best of Dixieland Jazz Dutch Swing College Pete Fountain Jack Teagarden Sidney Bechet Al Hirt Louis Armstrong ETC Catalogue Number: ALN 1947 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:05 1949- 61 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Many bands here were led by musicians whose playing careers stretched way back before the formation of the […]

May 31st, 2014
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Johnny Mathis: Hits from the Velvet Voice

Johnny Mathis: Hits from the Velvet Voice Johnny Mathis Catalogue Number: ALN 1946 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo 78:46 1957-62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Johnny ‘the Velvet Voice’ is one of the most successful vocal entertainers of all time, with enormous numbers of successful albums in the USA and many other countries, […]

April 1st, 2014
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Sparky’s Magic Piano / Children’s Radio Classics

Sparky’s Magic Piano / Children’s Radio Classics Charles Penrose Max Bygraves Frankie Laine Patti Page Burl Ives Nina & Frederick Bernard Cribbins Danny Kaye and many more ! Catalogue Number: ALN 1945 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:44 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Kid’s Radio was never like this again! 76 mins of […]

November 4th, 2013
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Trad Jazz Collector’s Album

Trad Jazz Collector’s Album Kenny Ball Ken Colyer Howard Keel Temperance 7 Humphrey Lyttelton Chris Barber Acker Bilk Alex Welsh Ottilie Patterson Clyde Valley Stompers Catalogue Number: ALN 1943 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 70:15 ADD 1955-62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The ideal low-price genuine anthology” BBC4 TV to repeat before xmas. […]

November 4th, 2013
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Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices

Poetry Choice / Legendary Voices Robert Donat Richard Burton Michael Redgrave Dylan Thomas Flora Robson John Gielgud Michael Hordern Catalogue Number: ALN 1938 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 69.12 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Huge, well-chosen selection, most famous voices 1. Thomas Gray: Elegy / Michael Redgrave 4:37 2. John Keats Ode on a […]

November 4th, 2013
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Show-Stoppers! Top Original Stars sing The Hits from 6 classic musicals

Show-Stoppers! Top Original Stars sing The Hits from 6 classic musicals Julie Andrews Marni Nixon Howard Keel Ron Moody Richard Burton Ann Blyth Vic Damone Gordon MacRae Jimmy Bryant & more Catalogue Number: ALN 1944 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time: 79:20 Stereo CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “A superb collection of gems […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Very Best of the Hot Club de France

Very Best of the Hot Club de France ‘Parisian Swing’ Hot Club including Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli Catalogue Number: ALN 1941 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: Time: 78:08 1935-46 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY One of the classic jazz groups of all time, born in the smoky cafes of pre-war Paris, while […]

September 2nd, 2013
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Jazz for Cocktails – further late night COOL cuts

Jazz for Cocktails – further late night COOL cuts Stan Getz/ Charlie Byrd John Coltrane /Miles Davis Dave Brubeck/Ramsey Lewis Errol Garner/ Chet Baker MJQ / Clifford Brown etc Catalogue Number: ALN 1940 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:27 Stereo 1957/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “This inspired instrumental series features Piano, Sax […]

June 3rd, 2013
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BRUBECK’S BEST – The Dave Brubeck Quartet

BRUBECK’S BEST – The Dave Brubeck Quartet Dave Brubeck Quartet Catalogue Number: ALN 1933 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 73:54 Stereo 1955/62 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “During the 50’s, the Dave Brubeck Quartet became one of America’s most successful groups, playing ‘West Coast Cool Jazz’. Their second album Jazz Goes to College […]

June 3rd, 2013
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Richard Burton reads Under Milk Wood (plus bonus poetry)

April 10th, 2013
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Dylan Thomas reads his own Prose & More Poetry

Dylan Thomas reads his own Prose & More Poetry Dylan Thomas Catalogue Number: ALN 1937 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD, 1951/3 Time: 78:50 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Thomas’ second volume Twenty-five Poems appeared in September 1936 by which time he had joined London’s bohemian society. The full meaning of his poetry – […]

April 10th, 2013
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