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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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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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