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The music on Shameless tries to capture the individual, non-conformist nature of the Gallagher world. Most often the music isn’t playing as a piece that a character puts on the stereo to listen to, rather it plays more as score, as the soundtrack to a Gallagher life.

This first ever soundtrack to the hit Showtime television series Shameless was compiled by the series music Supervisor Ann Kline. Over the first three plus seasons the show has used well over 750 songs, but the tracks that were finally decided upon were mostly ones that, upon hearing immediately, conjure the feeling of the show. Be it the wild side with bands like: The Moog, The Wild Yaks, FidLAr, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, or the more heartbreaking side, with tracks like “Years” by JBM and “Hangman” by Chris Pureka. And, of course, the show’s theme song, “The Luck You Got” by The High Strung.

Also included is the opening song from Season four, “Written Down” by David E. Sugar, making its first U.S. release.

Track List

  1. The Luck You Got (Main Title) • The High Strung
  2. Survive • The Moog
  3. Loved You All Along • La Strada
  4. Black Cloud • Choo Choo La Rouge
  5. Wait For The Man • fidLAr
  6. Something For Nothing • The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
  7. Tomahawk • Wild Yaks
  8. Who’s That Dude – Part One • Capital City
  9. Years • JBM
  10. Hangman • Chris Pureka
  11. The Usual Chords • Slow Runner
  12. Three Days On End • Blood Relative
  13. Keep It Coming • The Letters
  14. Written Down • David E. Sugar

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Record Store Day 2014

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 180 GRAM VINYL •LIMITED COLLECTORS EDITIONS

FROM VARESE SARABANDE RECORDS

 

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The Zombies Odessey and Oracle (Stereo)

Odessey and Oracle the classic Zombies album that is consistently in the top 10 lists of the greatest albums of all-time. Featuring the classic hit “Time of The Season”

Track List:

Side One:

  1. Care of Cell 44 • The Zombies
  2. A Rose for Emily • The Zombies
  3. Maybe After He’s Gone • The Zombies
  4. Beechwood Park • The Zombies
  5. Brief Candles • The Zombies
  6. Hung Up On A Dream • The Zombies

Side Two:

  1. Changes • The Zombies
  2. I Want Her She Wants Me • The Zombies
  3. This Will Be Our Year • The Zombies
  4. Butcher’s Tale (Western Front 1914) • The Zombies
  5. Friends of Mine • The Zombies
  6. Time of the Season • The Zombies

Limited to 2,500 units

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The Everly Brothers Songs Our Daddy Taught Us (Mono)

In 1958 Songs Our Daddy Taught Us made a seminal artistic statement without pretension. A concept album before there was such thing; a return to basics before rock music had even matured. It all came naturally to Don and Phil Everly, the chart-topping recording stars who were aged just 21 and 19 respectively.

Track List:

Side One:
1. Roving Gambler
2. Down in the Willow Garden
3. Long Time Gone
4. Lightning Express
5. That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine
6. Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet

Side Two:
7. Barbara Allen
8. Oh So Many Years
9. I’m Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail
10. Rockin’ Alone (In an Old Rockin’ Chair)
11. Kentucky
12. Put My Little Shoes Away

Limited to 1,500 units

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The Zombies (Mono)

Originally released only in Europe and Japan, this is the first time the Zombies second album is being issued on vinyl in the Untied States

 Track List:

Side One:
1. The Way I Feel Inside
2. How We Were Before
3. Is This The Dream
4. Whenever You’re Ready
5. Woman
6. You Make Me Feel Good

Side Two:
1. Gotta Get A Hold Of Myself
2. Indication
3. Don’t Go Away
4. I Love You
5. Leave Me Be
6. She’s Not There

Limited to 1,500 units

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Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky (Stereo)

First time available on vinyl since it was originally released in 1969, the album features the massive hit single “Spirit In The Sky.”

Track List:

Side One:
1. Junior Cadillac
2. Spirit In The Sky
3. Skyline
4. Jubilee
5. Alice Bodine

Side Two:
1. Tars of India
2. The Power
3. Good Lookin’ Woman
4. Milk Cow
5. Marcy

Limited to 1,500 units

All of the album art is lovingly recreated for these special releases.

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ENOUGH SAID SOUNDTRACK

Featuring Original Music By Marcelo Zarvos

Limited Edition Release

ENOUGH SAID staring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini, is a sharp, insightful comedy that humorously explores the mess that often comes with getting involved again.

The score for the film is Marcelo Zarvos’ second collaboration with Director Nicole Holofcener. According to Zarvos “The score had to navigate a delicate balance of the comedic and dramatic aspects of the film with instrumentation ranging from a small folk ensemble to orchestral. A master of blending comedy and emotion Nicole really wanted the music to feel unified … but not too traditional.”

“The score gradually shifts from percussive melodies to a more intimate and lyrical approach,” Zarvos described. “We introduce a waltz and even a slow bluesy bossa while cues get longer and deeper, with fuller orchestrations. As with all the great Holofcener characters it was crucial that we felt Eva’s journey with all of its highs, lows and soulful imperfections.”

Track List:

1. Eva And Albert
2. Good Date
3. Do You Want To Kiss
4. Opening
5. Eva Meets Albert
6. Protecting Us
7. Drive By
8. Nice Paddles
9. First Date With Albert
10. Drive To Brunch
11. Eva Meets Tess
12. Busted
13. Whose Car Is This?
14. Eva Snoops
15. Massage Montage #1
16. Eva Figures It Out
17. Thanksgiving
18. Things We Fought About
19. Meet Eva
20. Lonely And Anxious
21. I Thought You Actually Liked Me
22. I Could Give You A Massage
23. New Client
24. Pillow Talk
25. Massage Montage #2
26. So Embarrassing
27. Threesomes
28. Beautiful Fruit
29. Do You Want To Kiss (Reprise)

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A Haunted House 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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A Haunted House 2 soundtrack features a unique mix of hip hop and rock songs, including the stand out party rap end title track “Amped to 12″ by Shinobi Ninja, written specifically for the film.

Also, Included on the soundtrack are original songs by Sean Harris & Saint Maurice (“Concern” and “Backstage Pass”), Dula & Khalifa feat. Khat (“80 Bitches”), Mazen (“To The World”), and Soundwell feat. Dula and Markie Jay (“Rock Star”), along with two original score cues by composer Jessie Voccia, plus four fresh songs from Tyler Thomas (“Wanna Fly”), G4SHI (“Laughing”), The Upperclass Men (“Chuck Norris”) and Venom feat. Chris Classic (“Turn It Up”).

Track List:

1. The Bedeviled Batch • Jessie Voccia (Score)
2. Amped To 12 • Shinobi Ninja
3. Concern… • Sean Harris & Saint Maurice
4. 80 Bitches • Dula & Khalifa (feat. Khat)
5. Turn It Up • Chris Classic (feat. Venom)
6. Wanna Fly • Tyler Thomas
7. Backstage Pass • Sean Harris & Saint Maurice
8. Laughing • G4SHI
9. To The World • Mazen
10. Rock Star • Soundwell (feat. Dula and Markie Jay)
11. Chuck Norris • The Upperclass Men
12. Frightful Finale • Jessie Voccia (Score)

Available only on iTunes for digital download

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Oculus
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Score by The Newton Brothers

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The music is a hybrid of organic and electronic instrumentation.  The Newton Brothers spent a good month making custom sounds out of broken glass, metal scrapes, detuned instruments, and synthesizers in combination with choir, and a 50 piece string section to support. The music has a constant pulse to it to represent the mysterious mirror, and to help make the listener feel that it’s alive. It’s the mirror’s theme…   They also recorded a variety of solo woodwinds severely treated to subtly compliment the strings and aid in emphasizing the strength, love and loss of a family.  Their ultimate goal was to simply support the incredible emotional transformation within the story as well as the psychological twists, which drive you through the film.

Track List:
1. Recurring Dream
2. The Auction
3. Moving IN
4. You Promised Me
5. Juice Box
6. Kaylie’s Nightmare
7. Graphic Photos
8. The Mirror
9. Grotesque Cow
10. The Other Woman
11. Memories Surface
12. Dead Plants
13. We have a Gun to It’s Head
14. History Of the Mirror
15. Fuzzy-Trace Theory
16. Mason Was Sick
17. Fingernails
18. Book Stacking
19. Whispers in the Glass
20. Who are you talking to?
21. The Reveal
22. Marisol, Marisol, Marisol
23. Shifting Glass
24. Marie’s Breakdown
25. Lightbulbs & Apples
26. Seeing Things
27. Broken Plates
28. She Needs A Doctor
29. This Isn’t Real
30. Staring Eyes
31. It Won’t Let us
32. I’ve Seen The Devil and He is ME
33. A Mother’s Embrace
34. Oculus

 Bonus Tracks:
35. Oculus Remix • The Newton Brothers and Paul Oakenfold
(Remixed by Paul Oakenfold)
36. Oculus of Glass • The Newton Brothers and Paul Oakenfold, Featuring Greta)
(Remixed By Paul Oakenfold, The Newton Brothers)

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Porky’s Revenge
The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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 One of the greatest line-ups ever for a pop soundtrack!

Featuring: Dave Edmunds, Jeff Beck, George Harrison, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Carl Perkins with Slim Jim Phantom & Lee Rocker, Clarence Clemons, Willie Nelson, and The Crawling King Snakes (Robert Plant, Paul Martinez, Phil Collins with Dave Edmunds)

If there’s an award for third-rate sequel with a First Class Soundtrack, 1985’s teen sex romp Porky’s Revenge remains a perennial contender. While it grossed a fraction of the original Porky’s (itself inspired by true events in the ‘50s high school life of writer-director Bob Clark), its Dave Edmunds-produced songs (the franchise’s first soundtrack release) became a landmark in the ‘80s roots-rock boom spawned by the Punk-New Wave explosion.

Edmunds’ single “High School Nights” sets the collection’s upbeat tone with a production that seems a hybrid of Dave’s own early one-man band efforts and Jeff Lynne’s synth-infused work on Edmunds’ early-‘80s albums, Information and Riff Raff. Next is Dave’s loving tribute to the Beach Boys’ 1965 version of Bobby Freeman’s “Do You Wanna Dance,” with his multi-tracked vocals joyously evoking the patent Brian Wilson sound.

Dave’s other contributions are a rollicking take on Bobby Darin’s “Queen of the Hop” (featuring the Heart Attack Horns, who also figure prominently on the Fabulous Thunderbirds’ cover of Lloyd Price’s “Stagger Lee”) and the electro-suffused instrumental title track, the album’s sole concession to ‘80s soundtrack sensibilities. Both are fine showcases for the project’s core session band: Edmunds on guitar; ex-Allmans keyboardist Chuck Leavell; veteran bassist Kenny Aaronson; former Santana drummer Michael Shrieve.

Jeff Beck’s version of Santo and Johnny’s “Sleep Walk” (the last #1 instrumental of the ‘50s) was another faithful cover, the guitar legend eerily channeling Santo Farina’s haunting tone and languid steel guitar lines via the neck of his Stratocaster. Jeff would occasionally revisit the tune in later years, memorably pairing it with The Shadow’s 1960 “Apache” for 2010’s live Les Paul tribute project.

E-Street Band sax mainstay Clarence Clemmons gave his distinctive snarl to another ‘50s instrumental icon, Henry Mancini’s theme for Peter Gunn. Edmunds had met Clemmons four years earlier at Wembley Arena, the occasion where Bruce Springsteen gifted Dave with the song “From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come),” which soon anchored D.E.7, Edmund’s highest charting album.

Carl Perkins was backed by Stray Cats Slim Jim Phantom and Lee Rocker for a pair of his own Sun rockabilly classics, the iconic “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Honey Don’t” (the latter unreleased on the soundtrack’s original edition). The Cats had backed Edmunds on his final Swan Song single, while Dave had produced their first album. Later that year Edmunds would again team Perkins with Phantom and Rocker on HBO’s tribute to Carl.

Arguably the collection’s biggest coup, George Harrison’s cover of Bob Dylan’s “I Don’t Want to Do It” was the only track the ex-Beatle released in the five-year gap between 1982’s Gone Troppo and Cloud Nine. Edmunds lived near Harrison at the time and says he “met George at Alvin Lee’s house one night, and he invited me over. So I ended up going to Friar’s Park on a regular basis.” A surprisingly warm, straightforward ballad that dates to Harrison’s late ‘60’s/early ‘70s association with Dylan, the song was first recorded as a demo by George during the All Things Must Pass Sessions in 1970.

Porky’s Revenge became an instant – if unlikely – classic when it was released, a testament to Dave Edmunds’ solid musical instincts and serendipitous work ethic. “I’ve never done anything as a ‘career move’,” Dave once explained. “It’s always just a hobby. I never map my career out. All the best stuff just happens by accident.”

 Track List:

  1. High School Nights • Dave Edmunds
  2. Do You Want To Dance • Dave Edmunds
  3. Sleepwalk • Jeff Beck
  4. I Don’t Want To Do It • George Harrison
  5. Stagger Lee • The Fabulous Thunderbirds
  6. Blue Suede Shoes • Carl Perkins with Slim Jim Phantom & Lee Rocker
  7. Peter Gunn Theme • Clarence Clemons
  8. Queen Of The Hop • Dave Edmunds
  9. Love Me Tender • Willie Nelson
  10. Philadelphia Baby • The Crawling King Snakes (Robert Plant, Paul Martinez, Phil Collins with Dave Edmunds)
  11. Porky’s Revenge! • Dave Edmunds with Chuck Leavell, Michael Shrieve & Kenny Aaronson
  12. Honey Don’t • Carl Perkins
  13. Don’t Call Me Tonight • Dave Edmunds

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The Everly Brothers
Songs Our Daddy Taught Us

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Pure, haunting, meditative, somber, simple and classic: The Everly Brothers’ 1958 Songs Our Daddy Taught Us made a seminal artistic statement without pretension. A concept album before there was such thing; a return to basics before rock music had even matured. It all came naturally to Don and Phil Everly, the chart-topping brothers, recording stars aged just 21 and 19 respectively.

 ABOUT THE BONUS TRACKS:
Every extant session tape from the August 1958 sessions for Songs Our Daddy Taught Us was reviewed for this reissue. Alternate takes of four of the songs – “Roving Gambler,” “Down In The Willow Garden,” “Barbara Allen,” and “Put My Little Shoes Away” – were selected as bonus tracks and are all, heretofore, unissued. Of particular note are rough early takes of “Down In The Willow Garden,” the first of which shows producer Archie Bleyer experimenting with incorporating electric instrumentation into the sessions. Bleyer ultimately thought the better of it and stayed true to the original concept of presenting the songs and performances in their purest form.

Track List:
1. Roving Gambler
2. Down in the Willow Garden
3. Long Time Gone
4. Lightning Express
5. That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine
6. Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet
7. Barbara Allen
8. Oh So Many Years
9. I’m Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail
10. Rockin’ Alone (In an Old Rockin’ Chair)
11. Kentucky
12. Put My Little Shoes Away

Bonus Tracks:
13. Roving Gambler (Take 1 – previously unissued)
14. Down In The Willow Garden (Take 1 electric – previously unissued)
15. Down In The Willow Garden (Take 2 alternate arrangement – previously unissued)
16. Barbara Allen (Take 1 false start – previously unissued)
17. Barbara Allen (Take 2 – previously unissued)
18. Put My Little Shoes Away (Take 1 – previously unissued)

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Burt Reynolds Sharky’s Machine,

Original Soundtrack

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This highly sought after soundtrack features a “who’s who” of performers: Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Gene Harris, Julie London, Chet Baker, Doc Severinson, Randy Crawford, Flora Purim, Buddy DeFranco, Peggy Lee, and the Manhattan Transfer.

Songs include “My Funny Valentine,” both by Julie London and Chet Baker (one of Julie London’s last recordings). Sarah Vaughan performs “Love Theme From Sharky’s Machine,” and Joe Williams’ romp through “8 To 5 I Lose,” is classic Joe Williams, and Peggy Lee sings “Let’s Keep Dancing”

Track List:
1. Street Life • Randy Crawford
2. Dope Bust • Flora Purim and Buddy De Franco
3. Route 66 • The Manhattan Transfer
4. My Funny Valentine • Chet Baker
5. High Energy • Doc Severinsen
6. Love Theme From Sharky’s Machine • Sarah Vaughan
7. 8 To 5 I Lose • Joe Williams
8. My Funny Valentine • Julie London
9. Sexercise • Doc Severinsen
10. Let’s Keep Dancing • Peggy Lee
11. Sharky’s Theme • Eddie Harris
12. Before You • Sarah Vaughan and Joe Williams

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Honkytonk Man, Original Soundtrack

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Set in the Great Depression. Clint Eastwood, who produced and directed, stars with his son, Kyle Eastwood. Clancy Carlile’s screenplay is based on his novel of the same name. The movie featured Marty Robbins’ last appearance before he died.

The soundtrack features the top 10 country hit “Honkytonk Man” by Marty Robbins, as well as all new country hits by Porter Wagoner, Ray Price, John Anderson, David Frizzell & Shelly West.  Clint Eastwood also sings several songs on the soundtrack, including “When I Sing About You” and “No Sweeter Cheater Than You.”

Track List:
1. San Antonio Rose • Ray Price with Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
2. Turn The Pencil Over • Porter Wagoner
3. Please Surrender • David Frizzell & Shelly West
4. When I Sing About You • Clint Eastwood
5. Ricochet Rag • Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
6. Honkytonk Man • Marty Robbins
7. One Fiddle, Two Fiddle • Ray Price with Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
8. In The Jailhouse Now • Marty Robbins, John Anderson, David Frizzell & Clint Eastwood
9. No Sweeter Cheater Than You • Clint Eastwood
10. These Cotton Patch Blues •John Anderson
11. Texas Moonbeam Waltz • Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
12. When The Blues Come Around This Evening • Linda Hopkins

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Any Which Way You Can Original Soundtrack

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Any Which Way You Can was an action comedy film, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith, and Ruth Gordon. The film is the sequel to the 1978 hit comedy film Every Which Way but Loose.

The soundtrack features the #1 hit “You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma” by David Frizzell & Shelley West, and the top 10 hit “Any Which Way You Can” by Glen Campbell as well as three other top country hits.

Track List:
1. Beers to You • Ray Charles & Clint Eastwood
2. Any Which Way You Can • Glen Campbell
3. You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma • David Frizzell & Shelley West
4. Whiskey Heaven • Fats Domino
5. One Too Many Women In Your Life • Sondra Locke
6. Cow Patti • Jim Stafford
7. Acapulco • Johnny Duncan
8. Any Way You Want Me • Gene Watson
9. Cotton-Eyed Clint • The Texas Opera Company
10. Orangutan Hall of Fame • Cliff Crofford
11. Too loose • Sondra Locke
12. The Good Guys and the Bad Guys • John Durrill

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At Long Last… Music And Songs From Arrested Development

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Created by Mitchell Hurwitz, the Emmy® Award-winning and critically-acclaimed comedy series Arrested Development follows the wildly eccentric and entertainingly dysfunctional Bluth family.  The series is centered around Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) and his eccentric family comprised of his son George Michael (Michael Cera), his father George Bluth Sr. (Jeffrey Tambor), his mother Lucille (Jessica Walter), his brothers George Oscar Bluth II (Will Arnett), Buster Bluth (Tony Hale) and sister Lindsay Funke (Portia de Rossi), and Lindsay’s husband Tobias (David Cross) and their daughter Maeby (Alia Shawkat).  It aired on Fox for three seasons and returned for a 15- episode fourth season exclusively on Netflix on May 26, 2013. Arrested Development has garnered accolades from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy®), AFI, the Golden Globes, Producer’s Guild Awards, Screen Actor’s Guild, the Television Critics Association and the Writer’s Guild, among others.

Arrested Development’s composer David Schwartz selected his songs and score from all four seasons of the show, with a heavy dose of the original madcap songs and its signature ukulele tunes.

The soundtrack features exclusive extended versions of several key songs including “Balls In The Air,” “Getaway” and “Shot By Love.” Also included are fan favorites “Big Yellow Joint,” “Fantastic 4 (medley)” and “Motherboy.” According to David, these are the songs Arrested fans have been clamoring for.

 Track List:
1. Arrested Development (Main Title) (:18)
2. She’s Cute (1:25)
3. Getaway (Extended Version) (2:53)
4. Practice Kisses (1:51)
5. Sound of Silence / The Cockroach (Medley) (1:09)
6. Balls In The Air (Extended Version) (3:05)
7. Face Blindness (L&M) (1:33)
8. You’ll Never Hear From Me Again (3:35)
9. As It Is Such (Medley) (1:18)
10. Tobias Eat Pray Gay (Medley) (:40)
11. Motherboy (1:19)
12. Franklin’s Brown Sugar (:23)
13. It Ain’t Easy Being White (1:19)
14. Shot By Love (Extended Version) (3:04)
15. Mr.F (:49)
16. The Yellow Boat (1:56)
17. All You Need Is Smiles (:27)
18. Big Yellow Joint (:27)
19. Big Rock’n Yellow Joint (:09)
20. The Cute Test (2:05)
21. Aloha Lei To You (1:09)
22. Oh Phoenix (2:14)
23. Andele (:28)
24. Bang Bang Bang Bang (Buster Dance) (2:14)
25. I’m Blue, Man (2:13)
26.  Mock Trial (:15)
27. Not Your Father, Mopy, Tiny Town (Medley) (1:30)
28. What Could Be Better (1:20)
29. She Winked (1:07)
30. Free At Last (1:18)
31. Oh My (Medley) (:49)
32. Get Along, Little Sheep (:29)
33. Big Ska (:49)
34. Buster & Lucille & George & GOB (:40)
35. Fantastic 4 (Medley) (:54)
36. The Invisible Girl (:58)
37. Rub It In (1:53)
38. The Chipper (1:39)
39. Teamocil (:35)
40. You Here With Me (1:27)
41. Police Cruise (1:04)
42. Boomerang (3:37)
Performed by Lucy Schwartz

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Harry Nilsson Flash Harry

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Harry Nilsson’s last album, unavailable for over 30 Years!

Finally released for the first time ever in North America.

Paul McCartney and John Lennon described him as the Beatles’ “favorite group,” he won Grammy awards, wrote and recorded hit songs, and yet no figure in popular music is as much of a paradox, or as underrated, as Harry Nilsson. Flash Harry was the 16th and final album released by Harry Nilsson. Originally issued only on vinyl in the U.K. and Japan. This legendary album has never been released in the U.S., and has not been available on CD. The album features Nilsson’s own recording of “Old Dirt Road”, co-written and performed with John Lennon on Lennon’s album Walls and Bridges (1974), Lennon’s last album of original songs before his six year hiatus. Other song collaborators include Lowell George, Van Dyke Parks and Ringo Starr. The title track “Harry” is performed by Eric Idle and Charlie Dore The CD also includes three previously unreleased songs and an alternate version of “Old Dirt Road.” The Flash Harry CD booklet features new commentary by Nilsson collaborators and friends, including Eric Idle, Van Dyke Parks, Jim Keltner and Rick Christian, The album was produced by famed guitarist Steve Cropper (best known as the guitarist of the Stax Records house band, Booker T. & the M.G.’s)

Flash Harry will also be available as a limited edition vinyl album, which features the original liner notes by Derek Taylor.

Musicians on the album Include: Bass: Donald “Duck” Dunn, Klaus Voormann, Paul Stallworth, Scott EdwardsDrums: Fred Staehle, Jim Keltner, Rick Shlosser, Ringo Starr Guitar: Ben Benay, Danny Kortchmar, Fred Tackett, Keith Allison, Lowell George Harp: Arthur Gerst Keyboards: Bill Payne, John Jarvis, Van Dyke Parks Musician: Jim Gordon, Jim Horn, Luis Damian, Ritchie Zito, Ricky Lawson, Tony Martin Jr. Piano: Mac Rebennack Saxophone: Bobby Keyes, Jerome Jumonville, Jimmy Roberts, Wilton Felder Track List: 1 Harry • Eric Idle and Charlie Dore 2 Cheek to Cheek 3 Best Move 4 Old Dirt Road 5 I Don’t Need You 6 Rain 7 I’ve Got It 8 It’s So Easy 9 How Long Can Disco On 10 Bright Side of Life CD Bonus Tracks: 11 Old Dirt Road (alt. version) 12 Feet (Previously unreleased) 13 Leave The Rest to Molly (Previously unreleased) 14 She Drifted Away (Previously unreleased)

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Keith Emerson, Glenn Hughes, & Marc Bonilla

The Boys Club: Live From California
The Complete Concert

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The birth of The Boys Club started way back on April 6, 1974, at Ontario Motor Speedway in Southern California, at the Cal Jam rock festival.  ELP and Deep Purple were the headlining acts and was the first time Keith Emerson and Glenn Hughes appeared together on the same stage.  It wouldn’t be until almost 25 years later that these two luminaries met again, this time under the new moniker of The Boys Club.

The Boys Club was the start of Marc Bonilla’s long musical collaborative partnership with Keith Emerson, and was the beginning of the very successful Keith Emerson Band, featuring Marc Bonilla.

Live from California features classic Keith Emerson ELP tracks, as well as songs from Marc Bonilla’s solo projects, and also includes Glenn Hughes’ soulful rendition of the Procol Harum classic “A Whiter Shade Of Pale.”

The album features four previously unreleased performances, “Close To Home,” “Creole Dance,” “Honky Tonk Train Blues” and “Fanfare For The Common Man / Rondo.”

This two-disc set of the complete 1998 concert recorded live in California has never before been released anywhere.

The Boys Club Features:
Keyboards: Keith Emerson
Vocals: Glenn Hughes
Guitar: Marc Bonilla

Also includes bassists Bob Birch and Mick Mahan, drummer Joe Travers, keyboardist Ed Roth, and guitarist Mike Wallace better known as the infamous Dragonchoir.

Track List:
Disc 1:
1. Afterburner
2. Long Journey Home
3. Hoedown
4. Whiter Shade Of Pale
5. Cover Me
6. Close To Home
7. Creole Dance
8. Honky Tonk Train Blues
9. White Noise
10. Nutrocker

Disc 2:
1. Tarkus
2. Fanfare For The Common Man / Rondo
3. Dreams
4. Middle Of A Dream

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Tish Hinojosa After The Fair

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After The Fair is Tish Hinojosa’s 15th album and her first new recording in several years.  The music is about Tish’s time spent in Hamburg, Germany from 2004-2013. Including her memories of the Reeperbahn, The Dom (Hamburg’s traditional fair that appears three times a year, with the world’s largest portable Ferris wheel!), Schlaggermove (the celebration of 70’s disco morphed into a bizarre parade), and the Soccer World Cup of 2006.

The songs on After The Fair are equal parts emotion, wonder and illusion. Produced and Arranged by Moe Jaksch, he created a sturdy foundation of guitars, percussion, and bass. Through his direction, Tish wrote songs and performed vocals such as she had never attempted before. A high wire act, no net required. Tish found the songs in herself and sauntered outside her safe circle and found songs she loved and wanted to share.

The album features the Paul McCartney song “A Certain Softness” (Me Captivo Con Su Mirar) translated into Spanish. The song originally appeared on his album Chaos and Creation in the Backyard. In addition the album includes the Woody Guthrie song “Deportee,” also translated into Spanish.

Tish Hinojosa has drawn numerous critical accolades for her borderless approach to music, blending Mexican folk and country music with a modern singer-songwriter sensibility and touches of pop.

After The Fair was Produced and Arranged by Moe Jaksch (a member of NewDimensions Event Agentur Berlin).

The Texan singer-songwriter has gained a loving and loyal audience throughout America, Europe and beyond.

Tish is a past winner of the NAIRD Indie Folk Album of the Year award.

Track List:
1. Cobblestones
2. Infinity Times Ten
3. After The Fair
4. Me Captivo Con Su Mirar (A Certain Softness)
5. I Will Do The Breathing
6. Los Deportados (Deportee)
7. Doing What I Can
8. I Saw An Alien
9. Tu Cancion
10. Fall Again
11. Crazy Old Dream

Digital Only Bonus Track:
12. The Knot

Website: www.mundotish.com/tish-hinojosa-tour/

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The Idolmaker Soundtrack

The SOUNDTRACK HAS BEEN ON CD WISH LISTS FOR YEARS BY THE FILM’S MANY FANS.

The Idolmaker is based on the life of rock promoter and manager Bob Marcucci, who discovered Frankie Avalon and Fabian (he served as a technical advisor for the production). The film was directed by Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford (An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds) and was written by Edward Di Lorenzo (Miami Vice, Space 1999). It was also the feature film debut for Peter Gallagher, Joe Pantoliano, and Paul Land.

The Music for the film was written and Produced by Jeff Barry (who, with Ellie Greenwich, penned of some of the most iconic songs of the 60’s (including “Be My Baby,” Do-Wah Diddy,” Hanky Panky,” “River Deep Mountain High,” and Chapel of Love”).  In addition, he produced all of Neil Diamond’s early hits including “Cherry Cherry,” “Solitary Man,” “Kentucky Woman,” and “Girl You’ll Be A Woman Soon.”  The recording artists featured on the soundtrack, include key personal from Phil Spector’s “Wall of Sound,” Darlene Love (“He’s a Rebel,” (as The Crystals) and “Wait Til’ My Bobby Gets Home,” and Nino Tempo (Nino & April) who plays the sax on three instrumentals.  Also featured are The Sweet Inspirations who backs many hits for Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley and countless others.

Track List:
1. Here Is My Love • Performed by Jesse Frederick
2. Ooh-Wee Baby • Performed by Darlene Love
3. Come and Get It (Instrumental) • Performed by Nino Tempo
4. Sweet Little Lover • Performed by Jesse Frederick
5. I Can’t Tell • Performed by Colleen Fitzpatrick
6. However Dark the Night • Peter Gallagher
7. Baby • Performed by Peter Gallagher
8. I Know Where You’re Goin’ • (Instrumental) • Performed by Nino Tempo
9. A Boy and A Girl • Performed by The Sweet Inspirations and The London Fog
10. I Believe It Can Be Done • Performed by Ray Sharkey11. I Believe It Can Be Done (Instrumental) • Performed by Nino Tempo

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George Martin & His Orchestra Beatles To Bond And Bach 

Release Date: 9/3/13 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Sir George Martin is sometimes referred to as “the Fifth Beatle.” He is considered to be one of the greatest record producers of all-time. He had 30 number one hit singles in the UK and 23 number one hits in the USA, including of course, The Beatles, as well Cilla Black, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Jeff Beck, Kenny Rogers, Cheap Trick, America and many others. He won six Grammys and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1964 for scoring the music for A Hard Day’s Night. The Album: Beatles To Bond And Bach leans on Martin’s considerable skills as an arranger, as witnessed by hits with the Beatles, and his orchestral film scores such as Yellow Submarine, the James Bond film Live and Let Die, and the theme to the film Elizabeth and Essex. The Bond Suite consists of arrangements of the James Bond theme and a funky version of “Live And Let Die,” followed by “Theme One” (written for BBC Radio One) and the more sedate theme to Elizabeth and Essex, as well as two Johann Sebastian Bach pieces, “Prelude For Strings,” and “Air On The G String.” The Beatle Suite lasts for nine minutes and features “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds,” and “A Day in the Life.” Tracks from Yellow Submarine include “Pepperland, “March of the Meanies,” “Desolation,” “Voyage Through the Seas of Time; Holes and Monsters,” and “Yellow Submarine.” James Bond: George Martin directly and indirectly contributed to the main themes: of three films in the James Bond series. Although Martin did not produce the theme for the second Bond film, From Russia with Love, he was responsible for the signing of Matt Monro to EMI just months prior to his recording of the theme song. He also produced two of the best-known James Bond themes “Goldfinger” by Shirley Bassey, and “Live and Let Die” by Paul McCartney and Wings. Track List: 1. The Bond Suite: James Bond Theme Whisper Who Dares Bond Meets Solitaire Live and Let Die 2. Air On the G String The Beatle Suite: Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds A Day in the Life 3. Theme One 4. Elizabeth and Essex 5. Yellow Submarine Suite: Pepperland March of the Meanies Desolation Voyage Through the Seas of Time; Holes and Monsters Yellow Submarine 6. Prelude for Strings

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Mull of Kintyre The Campbeltown Pipe Band

Release Date: 9/3/13

The album Mull of Kintyre (originally released in 1978) features The Campbeltown Pipe Band’s own version of the hit song written by Paul McCartney and Denny Laine, as well as “Legion’s Last Patrol,” and “Lara’s Theme (From the Film Dr. Zhivago),” which take on a new dimension with bagpipes.  It also includes a modern Scottish tunes “Kyle Sku,” “Flower of Scotland,” and an old folk song “Flower of Scotland,” adapted for the pip band. “Mull of Kintyre” performed by Wings, was written in tribute to the picturesque Kintyre peninsula in Scotland, where McCartney has owned his High Park Farm since 1966, and its point, the Mull of Kintyre. The song was Wings’ biggest hit in the United Kingdom where it hit the number one (Christmas time 1977). It was the first single to sell over two million copies in the UK. The song “Mull of Kintyre” was recorded in August 1977 in London, during a break in recording Paul McCartney and Wings album London Town album. Bagpipes from Kintyre’s local band, Campbeltown Pipe Band played a very a prominent part on the hit recording. “Mull of Kintyre” and “Girls School” (a rocker that had been previously recorded for London Town) were released as a double A-sided single on 11 November 1977, independently of the album. Geoff Emerick, best known for his engineering work with The Beatles on their albums Revolver, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles and Abbey Road, produced the album. Track List: 1. Mull of Kintyre 2. Lara’s Theme (From the Film Dr. Zhivago) 3. Legion’s Last Patrol 4. Drummer’s Call 5. Medley: My Land The Battle’s O’er The Green Hills of Tyrol 6. Medley: Liberton Pipe Band Floral Dance Kilberry Ball Floral Dance 7. Medley: Highland Mary The Wee Highland Laddie Soldier’s Return Malcolm Lang 8. Medley: Kyle Sku Flower of Scotland Heikens Polka 9. Murray’s Welcome Men of Argyll The Haughs of Cromdale The Rhodesian Regiment 10. Colin’s Cattle The Sheiling The Braes of Tullymet Munlochy Bridge Bogallan The Raven’s Rock Banks of the Avon The Connaught Man’s Rambles

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Stuck In Love: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Score by Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott  

Release Date: 05/21/13 The Stuck In Love score was Composed, Arranged, Performed and Produced by Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott (from Bright Eyes), the pop tracks on the soundtrack include three new songs: “At Your Door” by Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott featuring Big Harp, “Somersaults In Spring by Friends of Gemini (Mike Mogis, Nathaniel Walcott and Corina Figueroa Escamilla) and “You Are Your Mother’s Child” by Conor Oberst. Other artists featured include Bright Eyes, Elliott Smith, Nat & Alex Wolff, Wallpaper Airplanes, Like Pioneers, Rio Bravo and Bill Ricchini. The CD includes two bonus tracks. The soundtrack will be available on Vinyl, as well as two unique pop and score digital albums. Track List: 1. Nosebleed (Score) (1:25) 2. At Your Door • Nathaniel Walcott and Mike Mogis featuring Big Harp (2:55) Stefanie Drootin-Senseney, vocals • Chris Senseney, vocals Mike Mogis, guitars, bass, drum machine programming, toy piano Nathaniel Walcott, piano, organ, electric piano • Clark Baechle, drums, Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Mike Mogis at ARC, Omaha, Nebraska, spring, 2012 3. Peeping Tom (Score) (1:48) 4. You Are Your Mother’s Child • Conor Oberst (3:56) A 2013 Recording *5. American Man • Rio Bravo (4:00) 6. Polkadot • Like Pioneers (3:01) A 2012 Recording 7. Rusty Tucks Kate In (Score) (1:25) 8. Will You Be By Me • Wallpaper Airplanes (5:45) A 2009 Recording 9. Goodbye (Score) (2:05) *10. I Won’t Love You Any Less • Nat & Alex Wolff (3:10) A 2011 Recording 11. Between the Bars • Elliott Smith (2:21) A 1997 Recording 12. Bill Gets Dressed (Score) (1:26) 13. The Calendar Hung Itself… • Bright Eyes (3:56) A 2000 Recording 14. Bill Tells Sam the Truth (Score) (1:38) 15. A Mountain, A Peak • Bill Ricchini (4:12) A 2002 Recording 16 Erica At The Door (Score) (1:08) 17. Somersaults In Spring • Friends of Gemini (4:47) Friends of Gemini are Corina Figueroa Escamilla, lead vocals • Nik Freitas, vocals Mike Mogis, guitars, bass • Nathaniel Walcott, keyboards • Clark Baechle, drums • Engineered and Mixed by Mike Mogis at ARC, Omaha, Nebraska, Spring, 2012 * CD Bonus Track ___________________________________ ShankarTransmigration

Ravi Shankar Transmigration Macabre

Music from the film Viola, Produced by Richard Davis Available Now! The late Ravi Shankar, the legendary sitarist and composer was India’s most esteemed musical Ambassador and a singular phenomenon in the music worlds of East and West.  As a performer, composer, teacher, and writer, he has done more for Indian music than any other musician “Ravi Shankar is the Godfather of World Music”
- George Harrison Transmigration Macabre is not your average Ravi Shankar album.  Overtly psychedelic, sometimes closer to Coltrane’s mystical free jazz than the world music Shankar is famous for, Transmigration is one of those records that gets revealed to you in multiple layers. This album has been unavailable for many years and has never been released in the U.S. Ravi Shankar composed Transmigration Macabre for the British art film Viola (1967), which tells of the growth and eventual victory of a possessed man’s belief that his dead wife has returned to life in the form of a cat that pursues him.  The music traces his emotional turmoil as the man, dominated by his wife during her lifetime, struggles against her baneful influence after her death. Track List: 1  Madness 2  Fantasy 3  Anxiety 4  Torment 5  Submission 6  Death 7  Transmigration 8  Retribution |9  Reflection All songs were composed By Ravi Shankar Ravi Shankar website: http://www.ravishankar.org

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Small Faces There Are But Four Small Faces

Available Now! The Small Faces’ first American album There Are but Four Small Faces will be available for the first time on CD. The album features the worldwide hits “Itchycoo Park” and “Tin Soldier.” The music here is much more fully developed and experimental than their previous recordings, but still largely R&B-based, but with lots of unusual sounds and recording techniques being attempted. The American version of this album has never been available on CD.  The album was unique because it was compiled from various UK hit single sides and strong album cuts. The album features the original American album art. All Tracks are stereo, including two new exclusive stereo mixes of “My Way of Giving” and “I’m Only Dreaming.” 1 Itchycoo Park 2 Talk To You 3 Up the Wooden Hills To Bedfordshire 4 My Way of Giving 5 I’m Only Dreaming 6 I Feel Much Better 7 Tin Soldier 8 Get Yourself Together 9 Show Me the Way 10 Here Come The Nice 11 Green Circles 12 (Tell Me) Have You Ever Seen Me

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Three Fates Project The Keith Emerson Band 

Münchner Rundfunkorchester

Keith Emerson * Marc Bonilla  * Terje Mikkelsen

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Three Fates Project is unlike any previous album by keyboard legend Keith Emerson and pre-eminent rock guitarist and composer Marc Bonilla. It is a unique and dynamic inseparable hybrid of orchestral and rock unlike any that’s ever been heard before. Keith’s music has taken yet another step in a new direction with this album. Keith is truly a modern day composer, which is why Alberto Ginastera and Aaron Copland thought so highly of him – they recognized him as one of their kind. The album contains both orchestral re-workings of ELP classics such as “Tarkus,” “The Endless Enigma,” “Abaddon’s Bolero,” as well as Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare For The Common Man,” Alberto Ginastera’s “Malambo” and “American Matador” from Marc Bonilla’s second solo album, as well as brand new compositions: Emerson’s “After All Of This” and Marc Bonilla’s “Walking Distance,” and “The Mourning Sun.” Three Fates Project was recorded in Munich and Los Angeles over a nine- month period starting in the summer of 2011. It features the 70-piece Münchner Rundfunkorchester, conducted by world-reknown Maestro, Terje Mikkelsen, who has been often referred to as “of of the few conductors with a rock ‘n roll soul” and the Keith Emerson Band with veteran Emerson bassist, Travis Davis, and drummer, Troy Luccketta, from the multi-platinum band, Tesla. Track List: 1 The Endless Enigma Suite (Pt.1) 2 The Endless Enigma Suite (Pt.2) 3 American Matador 4 After All Of This 5 Walking Distance 6 Tarkus (Concertante) 7 Malambo 8 The Morning Sun 9 Abaddon’s Bolero 10 Fanfare For The Common Man (PT.1) 11 Fanfare For The Common Man (PT.2) Artist Website: www.keithemerson.com www.marcbonilla.com www.terjemikkelsen.com

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Samsara: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music By Michael Stearns, Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci

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SAMSARA reunites director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson, whose award winning films BARAKA and CHRONOS were acclaimed for combining visual and musical artistry.  SAMSARA is a Sanskrit word that means “the ever turning wheel of life” and is the point of departure for the filmmakers as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives.  Filmed over a period of almost five years and in 25 countries, SAMSARA transports the viewer to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites, and natural wonders.  By dispensing with dialogue and descriptive text, SAMSARA subverts our expectations of a traditional documentary, instead encouraging our own inner interpretations inspired by images and music that infuses the ancient with the modern. Michael Stearns is a highly accomplished composer, musician, and sound engineer who combines a diverse range of skills to create music with a deeply resonant and spacious quality very conducive to work with film. He has created music used for James Cameron’s The Abyss, Titanic and Avatar, Disney Films, HBO, ABC, PBS, BBC, Discovery Channel, and the non-verbal films Chronos, Sacred Site and Baraka. Lisa Gerrard has established herself as one of Australia’s most groundbreaking and in-demand artists. Over a career that takes in almost two decades with the group Dead Can Dance, as well as a number of award-winning movie soundtracks, including the Golden Globe Award winning score for Gladiator, with Hans Zimmer, and a series of acclaimed solo and collaborative albums. Marcello De Francisci is a composer who has provided award-winning music for various films, television shows, and video games since the late 90s. Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci have collaborated on six consecutive films and an album titled Departum. Track List: 1 Bali Girls • Michael Stearns, Bonnie Jo Hunt, Ron Sunsinger 2 Ladakh • Michael Stearns 3 Modern Life • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 4 Jerusalem • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 5 Villages and Freeways • Michael Stearns 6 Swimming and Skiing • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 7 Dubai • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 8 Food Chain • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 9 Dump/Igen • Lisa Gerrard, Marcello De Francisci, Michael Stearns 10 Manila • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 11 Sagazan • Michael Stearns 12 Pagan • Michael Stearns  (Vocal by Vidia Wesenlund) 13 Geisha • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 14 War Machine • Lisa Gerrard and Marcello De Francisci 15 Organics • Michael Stearns (Vocals by Vidia Wesenlund) 16 Katrina • Michael Stearns (Vocal by Vidia Wesenlund) 17 Cebu • Michael Stearns 18 St. Peters • Michael Stearns (Vocals by Vidia Wesenlund) 19 Thousand Hands • Michael Stearns, Bonnie Jo Hunt, Ron Sunsinger20 Organics Excerpt • Michael Stearns                     Samsara: The Movie: www.barakasamsara.com

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The Very Best of Adrian Legg

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Since the 1990 release of his first U.S. recording Guitars and Other Cathedrals, groundbreaking finger-style guitarist Adrian Legg has more than lived up to the expectations stirred by an ongoing avalanche of praise from critics, fans, top guitar magazines and peers alike. Joe Satriani once said, “He’s simply the best acoustic guitar player I’ve ever heard…he plays like he has hammers for fingers.” All of the tracks for this first ever Adrian Legg Best Of collection come from his five critically acclaimed Relativity Records albums, including Guitars & Other Cathedrals (considered a modern guitar classic) and Wine, Women & Waltz, in which he received best overall guitar recording honors from Guitar Player in 1994. A category normally dominated by rock and blues artists. Adrian Legg was voted “Guitarist of the Decade” by England’s Guitarist Magazine, and wasGuitar Player’s Reader’s Poll Winner for Best Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist in 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996. Described by Audio Magazine as a “kind of cross between Robert Fripp and Garrison Keillor,” Legg is a genuine entertainer who excels at not only painting pictures but frescoes; telling stories with music, and wittily regaling his audiences with tales from his life and travels. It’s all part of his dedication to making his performances a full-blooded emotional experience. His Relativity albums have been long out of print and have been in high demand by his fans. Track List: 1 Thump The Clouds 2 The Irish Girl 3 Tracy’s Big Moment 4 Chicken Licken’s Last Ride 5 Mrs. Jack’s Last Stand 6 Waltzing With Jesus 7 Mrs. Crowe’s Blue Waltz 8 Norah Handley’s Waltz 9 Lunch Time At Rosie’s 10 Kinvarra’s Child 11 St. Mary’s 12 Divorcee’s Waltz 13 The Crockett Waltz 14 Song For Di Bonus Track: 15 Queenie’s Waltz (live) www.adrianlegg.com

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Roberta Flack Christmas Songs

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Internationally hailed as one of the greatest songstresses of our time, two-time Grammy Award winning artist, Roberta Flack, remains unparalleled in her ability to tell a story through her music. Her songs bring insight into our lives, loves, culture and politics, while effortlessly covering a broad musical landscape from pop to soul to folk to jazz. Christmas Songs, features beautiful interpretations of holiday classics including “The Christmas Song,” “We Three Kings of Orient Are,” “Little Drummer Boy,” and “O Come All Ye Faithful,” as well as original tunes “There’s Still My Joy,” (written by Beth Nielsen Chapman and Melissa Manchester) and “25th of Last December” (written by Eugene McDaniels, who is also responsible for “Feel Like Makin’ Love”). The album represents a true labor of love for Roberta Flack.  Her classic 1997 Christmas album has now been newly mixed, produced and packaged, plus an additional new song “Cherry Tree Carol,” has been added. It is a song that is very dear to her and was meant to be included on the original release of the album. Track List: 1. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) 2. There’s Still My Joy 3. We Three Kings Of Orient Are 4. 25th Of Last December 5. Because This Child Was Born 6. When There’s Love 7. The Little Drummer Boy 8. Oh Come All Ye Faithful Bonus Track: 9. Cherry Tree Carol www.RobertaFlack.com

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Trevor Rabin  Jacaranda

Receiving fantastic reviews and crossing over to the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart!

“Rabin’s new album demands your attention — confounding expectations, again and again. “ “Though he’s contributed some amazing guitar and keyboard work throughout his career never has this type of musicality been recorded from the virtuoso. Let me just say…wow. “ “Jacaranda is for music lovers of any genre. Period. It’s astonishing, haunting, passionate, powerful, and an experience that transcends any expectations, even for devotees of Rabin’s past work. After hearing Jacaranda, you’ll fully understand how difficult it is to dance about architecture. “

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Jacaranda is Trevor Rabin’s first new solo project since his album Can’t Look Away. The extremely versatile Rabin covers a wide range of styles on the new album, including rock, jazz, and classical. Trevor plays all of the instruments himself, with the exception of drums on the tracks, for which he brought in noted jazz/rock drummer Vinnie Colaiuta (Sting, Frank Zappa), longtime Rabin drummer Lou Molino III, and Trevor’s son Ryan Rabin (Grouplove). He also brought in noted bass guitarist Tal Wilkenfeld (Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock) who plays on the track “Anerley Road.” Vocalist Liz Constintine is featured on the track “Rescue,” inspired by the film The Guardian. Trevor has long been regarded as one of the finest guitarists in the world.  During his 15 years as the lead guitarist/singer of the group YES,  Trevor wrote many of their hits, including “Owner of a Lonely Heart.”  His collaborations include working with Seal, Michael Jackson, Manfred Mann, Tina Turner, Bob Dylan and Paul Rodgers to name a few. Trevor Rabin is also one of the most sought-after film composers in the business. He has created music that crosses barriers and genres that have made him one of the premier composers of contemporary music. As a guitarist, keyboardist, singer, songwriter, producer or recording engineer, Trevor has established himself as a leader in the contemporary music field. Some of his most noted soundtracks include: Armageddon, Remember the Titans, National Treasure, Race to Witch Mountain, Get Smart, The Guardian and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. He has received numerous awards including 11 BMI Film and TV Awards, a Grammy (Best Rock Instrumental Performance for “Cinema,” from the album 90125 by Yes), a Lifetime Achievement Award (Los Angeles Music Awards), a Career Achievement Award (Temecula International Film Festival), and Gold Medal for Excellence in Film Music Award (Park City Film Festival). Track List: 1 Spider Boogie 2 Market Street 3 Anerley Road 4 Through The Tunnel 5 The Branch Office 6 Rescue 7 Killarney 1 & 2 8 Storks Bill Geranium Waltz 9 Me And My Boy 10 Freethought 11 Zoo Lake 12 Gazania http://trevorrabin.net/

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The Chorus (Les Choristes) Original Music From The Motion Picture Composed and Orchestrated by Bruno Coulais

A Film Directed by Christophe Barratier

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Bruno Coulais is a French born film and television soundtrack composer. In 1997 he won the César Award for his work on the documentary Microcosmos. Great prominence was given to the music in the film, which was a huge success and made Coulais one of the most sought after composers of French film music. His reputation was again confirmed by the soundtracks to Himalaya (1999) and the worldwide hit, Winged Migration (2001). In  2002 he wrote the soundtrack to one of his biggest and most celebrated films The Chorus (Les Choristes), which subsequently became an international smash and was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film, and also won Coulais his third César Award.  In addition the song “Vois sur ton Chemin (Look to Your Path),” was nominated for an Oscar. This reissue of the Chorus features five bonus tracks not available on the previously issued version on Nonesuch Records. Track List: 1. Les Choristes (The Chorus) 2. In Memoriam 3. L’Arrivée à l’École (Arrival at School) 4. Pépinot 5. Vois sur ton Chemin (Look to Your Path) 6. Les Partitions (The Scores) 7. Caresse sur l’Océan (Caress on the Ocean) 8. Lueur d’Été (Glimmer of Summer) 9. Cerf-Volant (Kite) 10. Sous la Pluie (In the Rain) 11. Compère Guilleri (Good Ol’ Guilleri) 12. La Désillusion (Disillusion) 13. La Nuit (Night) 14. L’Incendie (Fire) 15. L’Évocation (Evocation) 16. Les Avions en Papier (Paper Airplanes) 17. Action Réaction (Action Reaction) 18. Seuls (Alone) 19. Morhange 20. In Memoriam A Cappella 21. Nous sommes de Fond de l’Étang (We Are from Fond de l’Étang) Bonus Tracks: 22 Vois Sur Ton Chemin 23 In Memoriam 24 Caresse Sur l’Ocean 25 Lueur D’eté 26 Cerf-Volant

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Jacques Perrin Presents Winged Migration Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Composed by Bruno Coulais

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Winged Migration (Le Peuple Migrateur) is the 2001 Oscar nominated worldwide hit documentary film directed by Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats and Jacques Perrin. The film showcases the immense journeys routinely made by birds during their migrations. Bruno Coulais has won an Annie Award for music (Coraline), and three César awards (the national film award of France).  In addition, he has been nominated for an Oscar for original song (“Look to Your Path” from The Chorus), a BAFTA Award (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts), an Emmy and three César awards. The film’s soundtrack features vocals in English: “To Be By Your Side” by Nick Cave (of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds), and four vocals by Robert Wyatt (of Soft Machine), including “The Red Forest“ and “Master Of The Field.”  The soundtrack also features “Like A Breath Of Air” performed by the group A Filetta, and “The Wounded Dove” performed by Gabriel Yacoub. Track List 1 To Be By Your Side — Nick Cave 2 Masters Of The Field — Robert Wyatt 3 Northern Bound — A Filetta 4 The Crossing 5 The Highest Gander — Robert Wyatt 6 Beating Drums — A Filetta 7 Return Of The Cranes 8 The Blue Thread 9 The Red Forest — Robert Wyatt 10 Like A Breath Of Air — A Filetta 11 The Takeoff 12 Amidst The Factory Smoke 13 The Glider 14 After The Hunt 15 The Paper Parrot 16 The Swans Flight 17 Feathers And Stripes 18 The Wounded Dove — Gabriel Yacoub 19 Off Camera — Robert Wyatt

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Microcosmos Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  Music by Bruno Coulais Available Now!

French composer Bruno Coulais (Winged Migration and The Chorus) is without a doubt, a musical genius, and Microcosmos is one of the best examples of his work. The music is very mysterious, a bit eerie and yet very sweet. The film Microcosmos, is a documentary of detailed insect interactions in meadows and ponds all set to his score. The title track Microcosmos sounds like a cross between a typical English or Welsh choir song, something along the lines of the surreal musical tunes created by Danny Elfman for Nightmare Before Christmas and The Corpse Bride. Track List: 1 Microcosmos 2 The Bee and The Flowers (L’abeille & les fleurs) 3 The Ladybird (La coccinelle) 4 Snail-Love (L’amour des escargots) 5 The Warm Hour  (L’heure chaude) 6 The Sacred Beetle and The Pheasant (Le scarabée sacré & le faisan) 7 Skidding (Les patineuses) 8 Under a Veil of Water (Sous le voile de l’eau) 9 Thunderstorm (L’orage) 10 Carnivorous Plant (La plante carnivore) 11 The Fight of Stag-Beetles (Le combat des lucanes) 12 Night (La nuit) 13 The Metamorphosis (La métamorphose) 14 Dream’s end (La fin du rêve) __________________________________

Music from The Adventurers The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim Quincy Jones and The Ray Brown Orchestra

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Music from The Adventurers is Quincy Jones and The Ray Brown Orchestra’s re-working of the Antonio Carlos Jobim soundtrack to the trashy 1970 Howard Robbins film The Adventures.  This very rare classic funk album was also recorded in 1970, and features Tom Scott and Deodato, who lay down some great funk backing in a larger-than-life big band style. The album swings between big band jazz, out-and-out funk and easy listening. The album includes the heavy-breathing funk classic “Coming And Going,” notable for the female orgasm shrieks over the top of some funky grooves. Everything about this record is sensual, as you should expect from music inspired by Harold Robbins. Ray Brown, as bass player and orchestra leader, is incredible. This is the first time this very rare classic funk album has ever appeared on CD. Track List: 1. Polo Pony 2. Go Down Dying 3. El Lobo’s March 4. Wishful Thinking 5. Gentle Lover 6. Coming And Going 7. Fat Cat Strut 8. Children’s Games 9. Love Theme From “The Adventurers” Produced by Quincy Jones Conducted by Ray Brown

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It’s Your Night James Ingram

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Produced by Quincy Jones, It’s Your Night is multi Grammy award-winner and back-to-back Oscar nominee James Ingram’s first album, featuring an all-star cast, including Luther Vandross, Howard Hewett, Larry Carlton, Tom Scott, David Foster, David Paich, Steve Porcaro and Rod Temperton, it includes “Yah Mo B There,” which won the 1984 Grammy for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal. The album is a virtual greatest hits collection. It features “Yah Mo B There”(with Michael McDonald) plus four other hit singles, including “Party Animal,” “How Do You Keep the Music Playing?” (A duet with Patti Austin), “There’s No Easy Way” and “She Loves Me (The Best That I Can Be).” Also added is the bonus track “Yah Mo B There” (The UK hit version, the Jellybean remix, single edit).  It is a completely different mix than the version already on the album.  The track is previously unavailable on CD in the U.S. Track List: 1 Party Animal 2 Yah Mo B There • James Ingram with Michael McDonald) 3 She Loves Me (The Best That I Can Be) 4 Try Your Love Again 5 Whatever We Imagine 6 One More Rhythm 7 There’s No Easy Way 8 It’s Your Night 9 How Do You Keep the Music Playing? (Theme from film Best Friends) • James Ingram with Patti Austin Bonus Track: 10 Yah Mo B There (Jellybean Remix, Single Edit) • James Ingram with Michael McDonald  Produced by Quincy Jones

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The Quincy Jones – Sammy Nestico Orchestra Basie & Beyond

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Quincy Jones’ career has encompassed the roles of composer, record producer, artist, film producer, arranger, conductor, instrumentalist, TV producer, record company executive, magazine founder and multi-media entrepreneur. As a master inventor of musical hybrids, he has shuffled pop, soul, hip-hop, jazz, Big Band, classical, African and Brazilian music into many dazzling fusions, crisscrossing virtually every medium, including records, live performance, movies and television. Basie & Beyond was Quincy Jones return to his jazz roots. It is an album of new and old arrangements of several of Quincy Jones classic tracks, including “Quintessence,” “Hard Sock Dance” and “For Lena and Lennie.” In addition he has added new versions of “The Witching Hour” and “Belly Roll” and uses an orchestration of “Grace” from his album, Q’s Juke Joint, all played in the style of Count Basie’s New Testament Band The 27-piece big band is an all-star date, mostly featuring West Coast jazzers and session men, including flautist Hubert Laws, percussionist Paulinho da Costa, tenor saxophonist Ernie Watts and Charlie Christian-like electric guitarist Paul Jackson, Jr. Track List: 1 Ya Gotta Try…Harder! 2 Belly Roll 3 Grace 4 The Joy Of Cookin’ 5 Quintessence 6 How Sweet It Is 7 Hard Sock Dance 8 The Witching Hour 9 For Lena And Lennie 10 No Time like The Present 11 Lisette 12 Out Of The Night Produced by Quincy Jones for Quincy Jones Productions With Sammy Nestico & Jerry Hey

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BARAKA: The Deluxe Edition Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Music by Michael Stearns

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This deluxe soundtrack reissue to the award winning 1992 classic docudrama, BARAKA, features an original score by renowned composer Michael Stearns. He accents the film’s theme with an array of world music influences and new age ambience. In addition, the soundtrack features music by Dead Can Dance, L. Subramaniam, Ciro Hurtado, Inkuyo, Brother and David Hykes. Ron Fricke directed BARAKA and it was produced by Mark Magidson. BARAKA, the epic non-verbal film, tells the story of the earth’s evolution, man’s diversity and interconnection, and his impact on the planet. The film takes the listener on a world tour of cultural (and natural) experience. Displaying the cyclical nature of life, BARAKA moves through the mystery and fascination of natural phenomena to the serenity of Third World culture and, ultimately, the ferocity of industrialization. The film was shot in 70mm in 24 countries on six continents, in such diverse locales as Brazil, Nepal, Cambodia, Kuwait, India, Tanzania and Iran. BARAKA was one of the most acclaimed international releases of its time. The film won the International Film Critics Jury Award for “Best Picture” at its world premier at the Montreal Film Festival in 1992. Features “Host of Seraphim,” performed by Dead Can Dance. Unlike the previous editions of the soundtrack this deluxe reissue features the full-length versions of many of the key tracks featured in the film. Track List: 1 Opening/Nepal Morning  Composed by Kōhachiro Miyata) with original music by Michael Stearns 2 Mantra Excerpted from Mantra/Stabat Mater by Somei Satoh 2b Organics 3 Wipala  Composed by Gonzalo Vargas, performed by Inkuyo 4 The Host of Seraphim  Composed and performed by Dead Can Dance 5 Village Dance 6 Varanasi Sunrise  Wandering Saint Performed and composed by L. Subramaniam 7 African Journey  Composed and performed by Anugama & Sebastiano 8 Rainbow  Voice By David Hykes/The Harmonic Choir 9 Monk with Bell 10 Broken Vow A Prayer of Kala Rupa Performed by The Monks of the Dip Tse Chok Ling Monastery, Dharamsala An Daorach Bheac Performed by Brother, Hamish Richardson, Angus Richardson, Fergus Richardson 11 Finale 12 End Credits Baraka: www.barakasamsara.com ___________________________________

Dwight Twilley Green Blimp

Available Now! Dwight Twilley is one of the godfathers of power pop, influencing a generation of artists that includes Paul Collins, Peter Case, and Matthew Sweet. Green Blimp was recorded in 2010 at Dwight Twilley’s Big Oak Studio in Tulsa, Ok.  The album features 14 pop gems, including “Speed of Light,” “Let It Rain” and “Ten Times.” Special guests on the album, include Bill Pitcock IV (of the original Twilley Band), Rocky Burnette and Susan Cowsill. The album features full keyboards, strings, big distorted guitars, accordions, Latin percussion, and other musical seasonings. The scale of Green Blimp suggests some harder-rocking variant on the classic bigger-is-better production styles of Phil Spector or Brian Wilson, though Twilley’s melodic structures still sound quite familiar to a longtime listener. Since the release last October of Dwight Twilley’s critically acclaimed album Soundtrack there has been a demand to re-release his celebrated album Green Blimp, so it can reach a much wider audience. 2010’s independently distributed album Green Blimp was Dwight Twilley’s first album of new material in five years. This reissue of features two previously unreleased bonus tracks. In addition the cover art has been updated and revised. Twilley is best known for his iconic hits through the decades like “I’m on Fire” (1975) “Girls” (1984) and the classic ballad “Why You Wanna Break My Heart” featured in the motion picture Wayne’s World (1992) Track List: 1. Get Up 2. Speed Of Light 3. Me And Melanie 4. Let It Rain 5. Doctor 6. Green Blimp 7. You Were Always There 8. It’s Never Coming Back 9. Stop 10. Ten Times 11. Witches In The Sky 12. It Ends Bonus Tracks: 13. I’m On A Dream 14. What Is The Time www.dwighttwilley.com/

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The Demolition String Band featuring Elena Skye and Boo Reiners Gracious Days

Available Now! Eminent mainstays of New York’s bluegrass and country-rock scene, Elena Skye and Boo Reiners bring their singular Demolition String Band back to their roots in their latest album Gracious Days. The set showcases traditional-styled originals like Skye’s “Misfortune” and Reiners’ “Under The Weather,” along with meaningful covers from Woody Guthrie, Appalachian old-timey singer-songwriter Ola Belle Reed, legendary outsider Blaze Foley and even The Ramones. But whatever the sources, Skye and Reiners–and their gathering of stellar guest musicians–stamp them with their own indelible and instantly recognizable signature. Comprised of members Elena Skye (vocals) and Boo Reiners (guitar), this Hoboken quartet has strong musical roots in bluegrass traditions, but those roots are shot through with plenty of rock ‘n’ roll electricity. Correlations could be drawn to towering roots/punk bands like Lone Justice and X. Track List: 1 Jethro’s Lullaby intro 2 Misfortune 3 Under The Weather 4 Questioningly 5 Why You Been Gone So Long 6 Dress of Roses 7 Boojo Breakdown 8 Hard Ain’t It Hard 9 Alibis 10 Williamsville Ramble 11 Old Blue 12 Where The Wild Wild Flowers Grow 13 Jethro’s Lullaby reprise www.elenaandboo.com

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Classic Billy Cobham Albums

Billy Cobham is acclaimed as fusion’s greatest drummer.  His explosive technique powered some of the genre’s most important early recordings — including groundbreaking recordings by Miles Davis and The Mahavishnu Orchestra — before he became an accomplished bandleader in his own right.

Warning

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The music on Warning is dynamic and masterful. It was the first recording he made for GRP (1985). The album is a keyboard-dominated session, and definitely has a commercial sound to it. There are, however, enough drumming calisthenics by Billy to satisfy his fans. Track List: 1. Mozaik 2. Red and Yellow Cabriolet 3. Slow Body Poppin’ 4. Unknown Jeromes 5. The Dancer 6. Stratus 7. Come Join Me 8. Go for It!

Picture This

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In this third album for GRP Picture This  (1987), Billy Cobham embraced the era incorporating the new digital sound with his old style of music. The result is a nice mixture of traditional jazz. Track List: 1 Two For Juan 2 Same Ole Love 3 Taurian Matador 4 You Within Me Within You 5 Coming Attractions 6 This One’s For Armando 7 Sign ‘O’ The Times 8 The Juggler 9 Danse For Noh Masque

Power Play

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Power Play (1986), was Billy’s second album recorded for the acclaimed jazz label GRP Records, and was the follow-up to the hit album Warning. Track List: 1. Times Of My Life 2. Zanzibar Breeze 3. Radioactive 4. A Light Shines In Your Eyes 5. Summit Afrique (Excerpts from…) 5. A. The Foundation (“Isisekelo Zulu”) 6.B. Dance Of The Blue Men/The Nomads 7. C. The Debate (“Indaba”) 8. D. The Conflict (“Ingxabano”) 9. E. The Little One (“Omncane”) 10. F. The Promise…Unity (‘Isithembiso…Umanyano”) 11 Desiccated Coconuts 12 Tinseltown13 Schmagofatz www.billycobham.com ___________________________________

Dale Evans Reflections of Life

Available Now! Reflections Of Life features songs of hope, promise and praise, including original songs written by Dale Evans reflecting her deep reglious faith. On October 31, 2012  Dale’s celebrated her 100th birthday. Beautifully Mixed by Tom Moulton, in the mix room. Track List: 1 Let Us Love/Faith, Hope & Charity 2 Time To Renew 3 The Ole’ House/The World Is Not My Home 4 In His Arms 5 Here I Am Lord 6 Jesus Is My Closest Friend 7 Little Girl Lost 8 Start Smilin’ Again 9 Where Are You 10 Grace Greater Than Our Sin/Amazing Grace  ___________________________________

Roger Williams Golden Inspirational Hymns

Available Now! Roger Williams is undeniably one of the greatest pianists of the 20th Century. His illustrious career in music is unparalleled. His sparkling arpeggios, showy technique, and gentle easy listening arrangements made him one of the most popular pop instrumentalists of the ’60s. Before his passing in 2011, Roger handpicked these well-known inspirational songs for this collection, which he performed during his long career.  Track List: 1 Vesper Hymn 2 Amazing Grace 3 Beautiful Savior 4 Morning Has Broken/Ode To Joy 5 In The Garden/Up From The Grave /Christ The Lord Has Risen Today 6 Sweet Hour Of Prayer 7 Clair DeLune/Dominique 8 Abide With Me 9 Reach Out and Touch/It’s A Small World 10 A Mighty Fortress ___________________________________

Dwight Twilley Soundtrack

12 all-new astonishing Dwight Twilley songs Available Now! Dwight Twilley’s new studio album Soundtrack is unique and perhaps the most powerful recording of Twilley’s career. Mr. Twilley signed on to write and produce the disc to accompany a film documentary about his life now in production. “Creating this album was a real challenge for me. Something I’ve never attempted. It’s completely autobiographical. For me these songs are like musical photographs of the people, places and events that tell my story.” Soundtrack is not an album with all the best cuts jammed at the beginning. The album is a masterful production that plays like a book that urges you to read from start to finish. The new album marks a bittersweet milestone of the end of a more than 30-year collaboration between Twilley and legendary guitarist Bill Pitcock IV, who made a significant contribution to the album. Pitcock passed away near the completion of the recording. Special guests on the album include Susan Cowsill (The Cowsills) who contributed her typically amazing harmonies on “Bus Ticket,” “God Didn’t Do It” and “The Cards Will Fall,” and fellow Tulsan Taylor Hanson (Hanson) who adds organ and magical keyboard sprinkles to “The Cards Will Fall” and “The Last Time Around.” Track List: 1. “You Close Your Eyes” 2. “Bus Ticket” 3. “Tulsa Town” 4. “Skeleton Man” 5. “My Life” 6. “God Didn’t Do It” 7. “Out in the Rain” 8. “Soundtrack” 9. “The Lonely One” 10. “The Cards Will Fall” 11. “Good Things Come Hard” 12. “The Last Time Around” Words and Music by Dwight Twilley www.dwighttwilley.com/

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Lost Weekend: The Best of Wall Of Voodoo (The I.R.S Years)

Available Now! This is the first complete CD overview of Wall Of Voodoo, the popular Los Angeles artrock- alternative band whose musical legacy extends far beyond their ’80s heyday. The release is the first anthology to showcase both incarnations of the group, featuring both the original “classic” line-up helmed by band founder/singer- songwriter Stan Ridgway (1977-1983), as well as the revamped “2.0” edition fronted by songwriter-pianist Andy Prieboy (1983-1988) Studio and live tracks from Each of the group’s IRS albums is well represented. The album features the original single mix of the Rock of the ’80s classic, “Mexican Radio.” Track List: 1 Red Light 2 Tsetse Fly 3 Crack The Bell 4 Back In Flesh 5 Lost Weekend 6 Factory 7 Mexican Radio (single version) 8 On Interstate 15 9 Call Of The West 10 Far Side Of Crazy 11 Big City 12 Dark As A Dungeon 13 Do It Again 14 Country Of Man 15 Elvis Bought Dora A Cadillac 16 The Heart Can Never Tell (live) 17 Ring Of Fire (live) ______________________________

Paul McCartney The Family Way

Original soundtrack

Music Composed by Paul McCartney The George Martin Orchestra Arranged and Produced by George Martin  Available Now! The Family Way is the 1967 soundtrack composed by Paul McCartney, and performed by The George Martin Orchestra. This recording is sometimes considered to be the first Beatles solo album. The Family Way is a 1966 British comedy-drama film staring John Mills and Hayley Mills. The original 1967 soundtrack recording to The Family Way begins with McCartney’s theme, “Love in the Open Air,” and contains twelve more (untitled) score cues suited to the onscreen action.  For his composition, McCartney was initially inspired by the sound of brass bands, familiar to his childhood in the North of England. The very rare original recording of Paul McCartney’s first solo venture, The Family Way sound track was composed in 1966 and performed by The George Martin Orchestra.  The soundtrack is mastered from the original first generation stereo master tapes, and features a special bonus track “Theme From The Family Way,” in stereo for the first time ever! It was issued as a single under the name The Tudor Minstrels. Under George Martin’s direction, the score was recorded at CTS Studios in November 1966. This is the first time this Paul McCartney soundtrack will be officially released on CD. Track List: Includes all 13 tracks from the original album release plus a bonus track, the previously unreleased stereo mix of Theme From The Family Way credited to The Tudor Minstrels. Originally issued as London [US] single 45-1012, Decca [UK] single F.12536, 1967

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Dickey Lee The Classic Songs Of Dickey Lee

Available Now! Dickey Lee started his career in the ’60s with pop hits such as the million sellers “Patches” and “I Saw Linda Yesterday,” followed by “Laurie (Strange Things Happen).” Later, he devoted his efforts to country music. As a singer, his ’70s country hits included “Never Ending Song of Love,” “Rocky,” “Angels, Roses, and Rain,” and “9,999,999 Tears.” As a songwriter, he has written or co-written #1 hits for a number of other prominent country artists, including Elvis Presley, George Strait, Charlie Pride, George Jones and Reba McEntire. This collection contains new recordings of Dickey Lee’s greatest pop and country hits, including “Patches,” “I Saw Linda Yesterday,” “9,999,999 Tears,” and songs he wrote that were #1 hits for other artists, including “She Thinks I Still Care” for Elvis Presley, George Jones and for Anne Murray. “You’re The First Time I’ve Thought About Leaving,” for Reba McEntire. “Let’s Fall To Pieces Together,” for George Strait, “I’ll Be Leaving Alone,” for Charlie Pride, and “The Door Is Always Open,” for Dave And Sugar. Recently his song “Memphis Beat,” as recorded by Keb Mo, has been heard as the theme to the hit TNT TV series Memphis Beat staring Jason Lee. This collection features a new 2011 recording of “Memphis Beat.” Track List: 1  Patches 2  She Thinks I Still Care 3  I Saw Linda Yesterday 4  Laurie (Strange Things Happen) 5  Never Ending Song Of Love 6  Ashes Of Love 7  Rocky 8  9,999,999 Tears 9 Angels, Roses And Rain 10  The Door Is Always Open 11  You’re The First Time I’ve Thought About Leaving 12  Let’s Fall To Pieces Together 13  I’ve Been Around Enough To Know 14  Everybody’s Reaching Out For Someone 15  I’ll Be Leaving Alone Special Bonus Track: 16 Memphis Beat (new 2011 recording) www.dickeyleemusic.com/

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Let’s Have A Party The Very Best Of Wanda Jackson

Available Now! Wanda Jackson is known as the Queen of Rockabilly, and is one of the founding figures of rock and roll. This is the first new Wanda Jackson hits collection in over a decade, and features her classic recordings of “Fujiyama Mama,” “Mean Mean Man,” and “I Gotta Know,”along with her original recording of “Let’s Have A Party,“ which is a virtual rock and roll anthem. From her classic rock and roll sides to her country hits “Right Or Wrong” and “In The Middle Of A Heartache,” this collection superbly showcases one of the legendary stars of rock and roll and country. Track List: 1  I Gotta Know 2  Hot Dog! That Made Him Mad 3  Don’a Wan’a 4  Cool Love 5  Fujiyama Mama 6  Mean Mean Man 7  Rock Your Baby 8  Hard Headed Woman 9  Let’s Have a Party 10  Riot in Cell Block #9 11  Funnel of Love 12  Rip It Up 13  Whole Lot of Shakin’ Goin’ On 14  Right or Wrong 15  Blue Yodel #6 16  In The Middle Of A Heartache

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The Very Best Of Susan Raye and Buck Owens

Available Now! This is the first ever CD collection of the Very Best Of Buck Owens and Susan Raye. Most of these tracks have never appeared on CD, and have been unavailable for years. Susan Raye first recorded with Buck Owens in 1970, they charted with “We’re Gonna Get Together,” and “Togetherness” (both Top 15). The duo scored their biggest hit in the summer of that year with the Top 10 hit “The Great White Horse.” In 1972, Susan teamed up again with Buck for the Top 15 success “Looking Back to See,” and the Top 20 duet with Buck, “Love is Strange” (1975). Track List: 1  We’re Gonna Get Together 2  Togetherness 3  Together Again 4  Cryin’ Time 5  Love Is Strange 6  The Great White Horse 7  Today I Started Loving You Again 8  I Don’t Care (Just As Long As Long As You Love Me) 9 Think Of Me When You’re Lonely 10  Your Tender Loving Care 11  Looking Back to See 12  The Good Ol’ Days (Are Here Again) 13  Sweethearts In Heaven 14  Love Makes The World Go Around

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The Very Best of Dan Seals

Available Now! Spanning the mid-80s to the early 90s, this is the first Dan Seals hits collection to include all 11 of his number one country songs, including “Bop,” “Meet Me In Montana” (with Marie Osmond), “Everything That Glitters (Is Not Gold),” and “Love On Arrival,” in the sequence of their original release. Sadly Dan Seals passed away March 25, 2009, at the age of 61, leaving behind a legacy of country chart toppers (25 chart hits, including 11 number ones) and lyric-centric recordings that spanned a little under a decade with Liberty Records and Capitol-EMI Nashville. Track List: 1  Everybody’s Dream Girl 2  After You 3  God Must Be A Cowboy 4  (You Bring Out) The Wild Side Of Me 5  My Baby’s Got Good Timing 6  My Old Yellow Car 7  Meet Me In Montana • Dan Seals with Marie Osmond 8  Bop 9  Everything That Glitters (Is Not Gold) 10  You Still Move Me 11  I Will Be There 12  Three Time Loser 13  One Friend 14  Addicted 15  Big Wheels In The Moonlight 16  They Rage On 17  Love On Arrival 18  Good Times

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The Keith Emerson Band featuring Marc Bonilla Moscow

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The Keith Emerson Band Featuring Marc Bonilla. This CD release is the companion to the DVD Moscow issued last year. Highlights include re-workings of several classic ELP tracks such as a full version of Tarkus, Karn Evil 9, Lucky Man, Bitches Crystal and The Barbarian. What distinguishes these new arrangements has been the addition of wizard, Marc Bonilla, both as singer and co-arranger. When interviewed recently Keith confessed that these new re-constructions with guitar reflected more accurately the way he had originally envisioned them. The CD features two studio bonus tracks. Track List: CD One: 1. Karn Evil 9  (5:21) 2. Piano Concerto  (9:01) 3. Bitches Crystal  (5:48) 4. Malambo  (7:46) 5. Touch And Go  (5:13) 6. Lucky Man  (9:26) 7. Miles Away Pt 1  (1:56) 8. Miles Away Pt 2  (2:13) 9. Crusaders Cross  (1:15) 10. Fugue  (0:46) 11. Marche Train  (6:45) 12. Finale  (5:52) CD Two: 1. The Barbarian  (6:19) 2. Tarkus  (35:40) 3. Nutrocker Suite  (5:15) Bonus Studio Tracks: 4. Moscow Fantasia  (1:42) 5. Malambo (Orchestral Version)  (4:11)

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The Very Best Of Earl Klugh

the blue note years

Available Now! The Very Best of Earl Klugh is the ultimate overview of his acclaimed Blue Note years, where he earned six Grammy nominations.  Tracks from each of the nominated albums are represented in this collection. Highlights of the compilation include the tracks “Living Inside your Love,” “Wishful Thinking,” “Night Drive,” and two duets with Keyboardist Bob James, “Wes” and “Sandstorm” from their album Two Of A Kind. Track List: 1 Waltz For Debby 2 Captain Caribe 3 Living Inside Your Love 4 Magic In Your Eyes 5 I’ll See You Again 6 Doc  7 Mona Lisa   8 Balladina 9 Sandstorm • Bob James and Earl Klugh 10 Wes • Bob James and Earl Klugh 11 If You’re Still In Love With Me 12 Night Drive 13 Wishful Thinking 14 All The Time 15 The Look Of Love The Official Earl Klugh Website: www.earlklugh.com

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Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Composed and Conducted by Henry Mancini

Available For Time Ever On CD!
Who Is Killing The Great Chefs Of Europe?

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Henry Mancini’s score for 1978’s WHO IS KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE? occupies a fertile territory in the composer’s working career. Situated between a diverse mix of action, comedy, and dramatic movies – a trio of PINK PANTHER films, SILVER STREAK, 10, and Peter Sellers’ THE PRISONER OF ZENDA – GREAT CHEFS serves up a melodic musical menu of zesty flavors and satisfying tastes.

Track List:
1 Theme From Who Is Killing The Great Chefs Of Europe? (Main Title)
2 Well Done Louis
3 Pesce!
4 Bombe Richelieu (Natasha’s Theme)
5 Italian Soup 2
6 They Hang Chefs, Don’t They?
7 Bombes Away/Natasha In Venice (Natasha’s Theme)
8 Natasha’s Theme (Piano Solo-Henry Mancini)
9 The Movable Feast
10 Late Night Call/The Gathering (Theme from Who Is Killing
The Great Chefs of Europe?)
11 Fiery Finale (Theme from Who Is Killing
The Great Chefs of Europe?)
12 The Final Feast/The Confession
13 Natasha’s Theme (End Title)

Vintage Soundtracks is spearheaded headed by Cary E. Mansfield and Bryon Davis. We will focus on high quality limited edition releases on CD or Vinyl, including hard-to-find, classic, and collectable soundtracks. The source of our releases will come from music vaults everywhere, and of course Varèse Sarabande Records. The majority of our fan based Vintage Soundtracks will not be numbered. Demand and customer interest will dictate how long they stay in print and how many units are manufactured.Product will arrive in house before we announce any new Vintage Soundtrack release, and we will start taking orders and begin shipping immediately. We welcome all customer feedback. If there is a soundtrack you would like to see us release or reissue, we want to hear from you.

All email inquiries and suggestions should be sent to:
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Honkytonk Man

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Honkytonk Man, Original Soundtrack

Release Date:  February 11, 2014

Set in the Great Depression. Clint Eastwood, who produced and directed, stars with his son, Kyle Eastwood. Clancy Carlile’s screenplay is based on his novel of the same name. The movie featured Marty Robbins’ last appearance before he died.

The soundtrack features the top 10 country hit “Honkytonk Man” by Marty Robbins, as well as all new country hits by Porter Wagoner, Ray Price, John Anderson, David Frizzell & Shelly West.  Clint Eastwood also sings several songs on the soundtrack, including “When I Sing About You” and “No Sweeter Cheater Than You.”

Track List:
1. San Antonio Rose • Ray Price with Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
2. Turn The Pencil Over • Porter Wagoner
3. Please Surrender • David Frizzell & Shelly West
4. When I Sing About You • Clint Eastwood
5. Ricochet Rag • Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
6. Honkytonk Man • Marty Robbins
7. One Fiddle, Two Fiddle • Ray Price with Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
8. In The Jailhouse Now • Marty Robbins, John Anderson, David Frizzell & Clint Eastwood
9. No Sweeter Cheater Than You • Clint Eastwood
10. These Cotton Patch Blues •John Anderson
11. Texas Moonbeam Waltz • Johnny Gimble & The Texas Swing Band
12. When The Blues Come Around This Evening • Linda Hopkins

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Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc.

 

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If Howard Kaylan had sung only one song, the Turtles’ 1967 No. 1 smash hit “Happy Together,” his place in rock-and-roll history would still be secure. But that recording, named in 1999 by BMI as one of the top 50 songs of the 20th century, with over five million radio plays, is only the tip of a rather eye-opening iceberg. For nearly five decades, Howard Kaylan has been a player in the rock-and-roll revolution. In addition to his years with the Turtles, Kaylan was a core member of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention and the dynamic duo Flo and Eddie, and part of glam rock history with Marc Bolan and T. Rex. He’s also given street cred and harmonies to everyone from John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen and Alice Cooper to the Ramones and Duran Duran, to name just a few. Howard Kaylan’s life has been a dangerous ride that he is only too happy to report on, naming names and shedding shocking tales of sex, drugs, and creative excess. Shell Shocked will stand alone as not only one of the best-told music-biz memoirs, but one with a truly candid and unmatchable story of rock-and-roll insanity and success from a man who glories in it all.

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WHN: When New York City Went Country

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 In 1973, conventional industry wisdom was that a country music station could not be sucessful in the New York market. WHN ignored that wisdom and announced that it was switching from a middle-of-the-road format to country, billing itself as “Easy Lovin’ Country”. The actual changeover took place at 5:45 am on February 26th when Jack Spector, calling himself “The Kosher Cowboy From Coney Island,” introduced the George Jones classic “The Race Is On”. And the rest is history.

Here’s a link to the book’s Facebook page, which contains vintage pix plus pix from the WHN reunion.

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THE WRECKING CREW The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret

A Mind-Blowing Tribute to the Unsung Studio Musicians Who

Recorded the Soundtrack of a Generation                                  

THE WRECKING CREW

The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret

Kent Hartman

… A commendable, long-overdue tribute to the legendary Wrecking Crew—the ridiculously talented, go-to guys behind so many hits. This book will make your head spin.”

—Shirley Manson, lead singer, Garbage

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Paul McCartney The Family Way soundtrack

Paul McCartney The Family Way soundtrack

Music Composed by Paul McCartney
The George Martin Orchestra
Arranged and Produced by George Martin

Release Date: 7/26/11

The Family Way is the 1967 soundtrack composed by Paul McCartney, and performed by The George Martin Orchestra. This recording is sometimes considered to be the first Beatles solo album. The Family Way is a 1966 British comedy-drama film staring John Mills and Hayley Mills.

The original 1967 soundtrack recording to The Family Way begins with McCartney’s theme, “Love in the Open Air,” and contains twelve more (untitled) score cues suited to the onscreen action.  For his composition, McCartney was initially inspired by the sound of brass bands, familiar to his childhood in the North of England.

The very rare original recording of Paul McCartney’s first solo venture, The Family Way sound track was composed in 1966 and performed by The George Martin Orchestra.

 The soundtrack is mastered from the original first generation stereo master tapes, and features a special bonus track “Theme From The Family Way,” in stereo for the first time ever! It was issued as a single under the name The Tudor Minstrels.

Under George Martin’s direction, the score was recorded at CTS Studios in November 1966.

This is the first time this Paul McCartney soundtrack will be officially released on CD.

Track List:
Includes all 13 tracks from the original album release plus a bonus track, the previously unreleased stereo mix of Theme From The Family Way credited to The Tudor Minstrels. Originally issued as London [US] single 45-1012, Decca [UK] single F.12536, 1967

The Complete liner notes by Chip Madinger

A dry and dramatic comedy of errors, The Family Way is the saga of a young couple (newlyweds Jenny Piper {Hayley Mills} and Arthur Fitton {Hywell Bennett} seemingly unable to formally accomplish their marital duties.  Directed by Roy Boulting and produced by his twin brother John, production began in 1966 under the possible working titles, “Wedlocked” and “All In Good Time,” the name of Bill Naughton’s play on which the film was based.

In the U.K., the film earned an X-certificate (intended for those over 16 years of age) from the British Board of Film Censors, for a combination of the film’s subject matter, heavily-cloaked innuendo and extended views of a former Disney child-star’s fundament.  However, viewers of the film not only witnessed Hayley Mills’ cinematic coming of age, but also heard the first tangible evidence of Paul McCartney’s independence from The Beatles.

Paul spoke of his initial foray into composing for film to the NME: “It was most unglamorous really.  I rang our NEMS office and said I would like to write a film theme, not a score, just a theme.  John was away filming [How I Won The War] so I had time to do it.”  The Beatles’ producer, George Martin, was key to the project and assumed a familiar role, as Paul told the Sunday Times: “He is the interpreter I play themes and chords on piano or guitar, he gets it down on paper.  I talk about the idea I have for instrumentation.  Then he works out the arrangement.  I tried to learn music once with a fellow who’s a great teacher.  But it got too much like homework.  I have some block about seeing it in little black dots on paper.  It’s like Braille to me.”  To begin, Paul composed 15 seconds of the opening theme and played it on piano to Martin, who transcribed the notes and arranged the melody, merging a church organ, brass band, string quartet and percussion.

It was more than a fortnight later (with Martin back from a cruise to New York aboard the Queen Mary, and McCartney having returned from an extended holiday through France, Spain and Africa) that the duo regrouped to complete the requisite love theme for the film, as Martin recounted for the NME: “I told Paul, and he said he’d compose something.  I waited but nothing materialized, and finally I had to go round to Paul’s house and literally stand there until he’d composed something.  John was visiting and advised a bit, but Paul created the tune and played it to me on guitar.”  Again, Martin took away the melody, this time arranging it for woodwind and strings.  Five sessions at CTS Studios followed, spread over the course of three days and nights, all in the midst of recording The Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever.”  In the end, the music was completed only two weeks before the film’s Sunday night premiere in London’s Warner Theatre on December 18th, leaving the editors little time to complete the soundtrack.  The Daily Mirror reported Martin as having told the Boulting brothers: “If it sounds as if it was done in a hurry, it’s because it was done in a hurry.”

Decca Records (U.K.) purchased the musical rights to the film, and although George Martin had been led to believe that only a soundtrack album would be issued, a single by “The Tudor Minstrels” (the soundtrack’s session musicians, so named after the Boulting brothers’ production company, Tudor Films) was scheduled for release on December 15th to tie in with the film’s premiere.  This would seem to have been of little consequence, except that Martin had plans to issue his own single on the E.M.I.-affiliated United Artists label.

In order to level the playing field, Decca’s release was put back for a week, while Martin prepared his recording.  And so on December 6th, before a Beatles’ session for another McCartney original, “When I’m Sixty-Four” (which Martin had also scored), George made tape copies of a handful of cues from the just-finished film soundtrack to assist in preparing the arrangements for his own orchestra.  In between Beatles’ sessions for “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “When I’m Sixty-Four,” Martin found time to prepare his score, and in a three-hour session at E.M.I. on the morning of December 15th, recorded, mixed and mastered both sides of the single.  Both discs (each coupling “Love In The Open Air” with “Theme From The Family Way”) were released on December 23rd, and failed to make any impression on the charts in the weeks that followed.

Having witnessed Britain’s lack of response to George Martin’s wistful treatment of “Love In The Open Air,” United Artists in America requested a more up-tempo, beat group sound for their forthcoming single.  Martin dutifully re-arranged the theme, and recorded the re-make at E.M.I. over three days in early February 1967.  Coupled with a new B-Side, “Bahama Sound” (a Martin composition unrelated to the film), the American United Artists single also went unnoticed.  Meanwhile, Decca’s U.S. counterpart, London Records (the American Decca Records having established itself as an independent label in 1942), left The Tudor Minstrels’ disc unchanged, with their efforts mirrored by its lack of chart success.

As for the soundtrack album, Decca issued the disc (in both mono and stereo) on January 6th, 1967, but, despite the prominent position of Paul’s name on the cover, sales of the album fell short, and the disc failed to make an appearance in the British album charts.  When issued in the States by London on June 12th (with revised artwork), the American release followed suit and did not chart.

All 24 of the McCartney/Martin musical cues appearing in the film were bundled into 13 tracks on the soundtrack album, with six of the tracks banding together a number of shorter musical cues.  There is reason behind the cryptic cue IDs, as they roughly correlate to the film reel on which each cue appears, and the sequence of the cue on that reel.  (For those keeping track, there are a few gaps in the sequencing: there is no Cue 2M2 or 2M3, film reels 3 and 9 contained no musical cues, and Cue 6M1 is the brief appearance of the theme music from the television drama, Coronation Street.)

And so, nearly 45 years after the soundtrack was recorded, this is the first compact disc release to feature the original 1/4″ stereo master tapes.  Also included is a previously unreleased stereo mix of ‘Theme From The Family Way,‘ the B-Side to both the British and American singles by The Tudor Minstrels.

Chip Madinger June 2011

Chip Madinger is the co-author of Eight Arms To Hold You, the authoritative guide to the Beatles work as solo artists.  He is also the author of Lennonology, a forthcoming reference series that will extensively detail the life and artistry of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.  For more information regarding these books, please visit www.lennonology.com.

 


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