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Oscar Peterson Trio plays the Standards

Oscar Peterson Trio plays the Standards Oscar Peterson Trio Ray Brown Herb Ellis Ed Thigpen Catalogue Number: ALN 1957 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: ADD,1958-62 Time 79:30 Barcode: 5055354419577 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The great Oscar Peterson Trio’s inimitable swing style “crossed over” to some of the widest audiences that quality jazz has […]

April 4th, 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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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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