Friday, May 22, 2015

June, Moon, Spoon, Croon

 Columbia House gets into the Happy Days/American Graffiti retro 50's craze a little late (and very white bread).

Columbia House - The Fabulous 50s
Columbia Musical Treasuries ‎– P2S 5510(1977)

A1     –Four Lads, The - Istanbul (Not Constantinople)    
A2     –Dinah Shore - Dear Hearts And Gentle People    
A3     –Johnny Ray - Just Walking In The Rain    
A4     –Mitch Miller - Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)    
A5     –Doris Day - Bewitched    
A6     –Jimmy Dorsey - Johnson Rag    
A7     –Johnny Ray - Little White Cloud That Cried    
A8     –Four Lads, The - Skokiaan    
B1     –Johnny Mathis - Wonderful, Wonderful    
B2     –Paul Weston - Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)    
B3     –Tony Bennett - Rags To Riches    
B4     –Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz    
B5     –Johnny Mathis - It's Not For Me To Say    
B6     –Rosemary Clooney - Half As Much    
B7     –Les Compagnons De La Chanson - Les Trois Cloches (The Three Bells)    
C1     –Dinah Shore - Buttons And Bows    
C2     –Vic Damone - On The Street Where You Live    
C3     –Arthur Godfrey - What Is A Boy?    
C4     –Marlene Dietrich And Rosemary Clooney - Too Old To Cut The Mustard    
C5     –Stonewall Jackson - Waterloo    
C6     –Sammy Kaye - In The Mission Augustine    
C7     –Louis Armstrong - Theme From The Three Penny Opera (Mack The Knife)    
C8     –Patti Page - (How Much Is That) Doggie In The Window    
D1     –Rosemary Clooney - Come Ona My House    
D2     –Red Buttons - Strange Things Are Happening    
D3     –Fess Parker - Ballad Of Davey Crockett    
D4     –Patti Page - Mockin' Bird Hill    
D5     –Terry Gilkyson & The Easy Riders - Marianne    
D6     –Rosemary Clooney - Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami)    
D7     –Frankie Laine - High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)

Friday, May 08, 2015

Chet, One, Two, Chet

Chet has a tiny bit more accompaniment than he did on his last appearance on the blog, and it mostly works to good effect (though I could do without the vocals here and there).

Chet Atkins - And His Guitar (1961)
RCA Camden ‎– CAL 659

A1 The Bells Of St. Mary's
A2 Centipede Boogie
A3 Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup
A4 Rubber Doll Rag
A5 Peek-A-Boo Moon
A6 Barber Shop Rag
B1 Kentucky Derby
B2 Mountain Melody
B3 High Rockin' Swing
B4 Dill Pickle Rag
B5 Stephen Foster Medley
B6 Walkin' On Strings