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At The Cocoanut Grove/Serenade
At The Cocoanut Grove/Serenade
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5.0 out of 5 stars Jane Morgan At Cocoanut Grove/Serenades Victors: 25 songs; 2 complete albums, one making CD debut; 3 bonus singles; good sound!, July 28 2015
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CONTENT:

This single CD, released by Flare Records from UK in 2013, contains two complete albums by Jane Morgan: “Jane Morgan at the Cocoanut Grove” and “Jane Morgan Serenades the Victors” plus 3 bonus tracks. I have compiled a detailed song listing (containing album and singles label & number, chart position, debut date, plus personal comments)(BB Pop=Billboard Hot 100; CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart; UK=British Singles Chart):

LP “JANE MORGAN AT THE COCOANUT GROVE” (KAPP 1268)(1962):
01 Opening Medley: Fascination (live)/Theme From Carnival (Love Makes The World Go ‘Round)(live)/You And The Night And the Music (live)
02 Paris Medley: Stay Out of Paree/Mon Coeur Est Un Violin (Love Is Like A Violin)/Sous Le Ciel de Paris (Under Paris Sky)/Petite Waltz/River Seine/I Love Paris (live)
03 The Second Time Around (live)
04 The Day the Rains Came (live)
05 Oh Those Hips, Oh Those Lips/Lillian
Lillian Russell Medley (sung by John Drew and Sam Stoneburger):
06 Life Upon The Wicked Stage
07 Don’t Throw Stones at Mother
08 By The Light of the Silvery Moon/Moonlight Bay/A Bicycle Built For Two (Daisy Bell)/Take Me To The Ball Game/When You Wore A Tulip And I Wore A Big Red Rose/Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet (Live)
09 It Takes Love (live)
10 Fascination (reprise)(live)

LP “JANE MORGAN SERENADES THE VICTORS” (COLPIX 460)(1963):
11 My Special Dream
12 Red Sails in the Sunset
13 Does Goodnight Mean Goodbye (Colpix CP 713)(b-side, November 1963)*rare gem; CD debut.
14 Let’s Fall in Love
15 Sweet Talk
16 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
17 Bless ‘Em All (Colpix CP 713)(a-side)(BB Pop 131/1963; CB Pop 119/1963)(November 1963)*rare gem; CD debut.
18 No Other Man
19 Glory of Love
20 Pennies from Heaven
21 Magda’s Song
22 March of the Victors

BONUS TRACKS:
23 With Open Arms (Kapp K-284X)(a-side)(BB Pop 39/1959; CB Pop 48/1959; RW Pop 55/1959)(July 1959)
24 Where’s The Boy (I Never Met)(Kapp K-351X)(b-side, September 1960)
25 If Only I Could Live My Life Again (b-side, November 1958)(RW Pop 84/1959; UK 27/1959)*double sided hit.

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 I personally bought this set, mainly to get the album “Jane Morgan Serenades the Victors”, making its CD debut. I already have “Jane Morgan at the Cocoanut Grove” from the recent release “The American Girl From Paris Revisited” (Jasmine, 2CDs, 2015). The songs from “Jane Morgan at the Cocoanut Grove” were warm and vibrant, illustrating her love of the French language. “Jane Morgan Serenades the Victors” was her first album for the Colpix label, featured in the Carl Foreman movie “The Victors”. (I hope her other Colpix album “The Jane Morgan Album” (COLPIX 497)(1966) will be released soon in the future).
2 The sound is very well remastered.
3 There is a 4-page booklet, with an informative essay by Edward Chase. The two front album covers are featured on the front cover.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 There are no label & number and no chart position.
2 The two front album covers are too small. They should each occupy the entire page like Real Gone Music.

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Jane Morgan was born Florence Currier on December 25, 1920 in Newton, Massachusetts. She has a beautiful singing voice, and her many singles like “With Open Arms”, “Romantica” (both very popular in Far East), “Fascination” and “Happy Anniversary” are one of my all-time favourite tunes. I am in the process of collecting as many albums on CDs. The entire set is totally enjoyable, and is a welcome addition to my library to complete my Jane Morgan collection. If you like Jane Morgan, these are two great albums and this set is highly recommended.

Our Language Of Love
Our Language Of Love
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5.0 out of 5 stars Jane Morgan Our Language of Love (1CD): 28 songs; 2 complete albums + 4 bonus tracks; good sound., July 28 2015
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CONTENT:

This single CD called 'Our Language of Love', released by Flare Records from UK in 2011, contains two complete albums by Jane Morgan: 'The Second Time Around' and 'Love Makes the World Go 'Round' plus 4 bonus tracks. I have compiled a detailed song listing (containing album and singles label & number, chart position, debut date, plus personal comments)(CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart; UK=British Singles Chart):

LP 'THE SECOND TIME AROUND' (KAPP 1239)(1961):
01 The Second Time Around*from film 'High Time' starring Bing Crosby.
02 My Favorite Things*from film 'The Sound of Music'
03 Our Language Of Love*from musical 'Irma La Douce'
04 Romantica (Kapp K-332X)(a-side)(RW 81/1960; UK 39/1960)(May 1960)*extremely popular in the Far East.
05 The Twilight Waltz
06 The Bells of St. Mary's (Kapp K-317X)(uncharted a-side, January 1960)*from film 'The Bells of St. Mary's' starring Bing Crosby.
07 The Angry Sea (Kapp K-358X)(b-side, October 1960)
08 Somebody (Kapp K-358X)(uncharted a-side, October 1960)*rare gem; CD debut.
09 Love Is A Simple Thing
10 Odyssey
11 I Am A Heart (Kapp K-332X)(b-side, May 1960)*rare gem; CD debut.
12 Why Should I Cry Over You

LP 'LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO 'ROUND' (KAPP 1250)(1961)
13 Love Makes The World Go 'Round (Kapp K-390X)(a-side)(CB Pop 124/1961; RW Pop 93/1961)(April 1961)
14 In Other Words (Fly Me To The Moon)(Kapp KJB 12)(b-side, January 1963)
15 He Makes Me Feel I'm Lovely (Kapp K-390X)(b-side, April 1961)*rare gem; CD debut; from Broadway musical 'Donnybrook' based on the John Ford film 'The Quiet Man'.
16 Where's The Boy (I Never Met)(Kapp K-351X)(b-side, September 1960)*rare gem; CD debut.
17 Little Lost Sheep
18 The Bridal Path
19 Temptation
20 My Love Is a Wanderer
21 Homesick For New England (Kapp K-418X)(b-side, August 1961)*rare gem; CD debut.
22 More Than I Should
23 Incurably Romantic*from film 'Let's Make Love' starring Marilyn Monroe.
24 Count Every Star

BONUS TRACKS:
25 I Could Have Danced All Night*from album 'Great Songs from Great Shows of the Century' (Kapp 5006)(1959)
26 The Sound of Music*from album 'Time' (Kapp 1170)(1960)
27 How Are Things In Glocca Morra?*from album 'Great Songs from Great Shows of the Century' (Kapp 5006)(1959)
28 Dancing in the Dark*from album 'Great Songs from Great Shows of the Century' (Kapp 5006)(1959)

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 This is the first time the above two albums are released as one set, containing many singles, some making their CD debut. 'The Second Time Around' is available separately as part of twofer (Sepia Records 1176, 2011), while 'Love Makes The World Go 'Round' is available as a single CD release (Hallmark Records, 2012).
2 The 4 bonus tracks are songs from two albums listed above.
3 The sound is very good.
4 There is a 6-page booklet, with an informative essay by Tony Middleton. The two album front covers are featured on the front of the booklet.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 Label & number, and chart position are not included.
2 The two front album covers are too small. They should each occupy the entire page, like Real Gone Music.

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Jane Morgan was born Florence Currier on December 25, 1920 in Newton, Massachusetts. She has a beautiful singing voice, and her many singles like 'With Open Arms', 'Romantica' (both very popular in Far East), 'Fascination' and 'Happy Anniversary' are one of my all-time favourite tunes. I am in the process of collecting as many albums on CDs. The entire set is totally enjoyable, and is a welcome addition to my library to complete my Jane Morgan collection. If you like Jane Morgan, these are two great albums and this set is highly recommended.

American Girl From Paris Revisited
American Girl From Paris Revisited
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5.0 out of 5 stars Jane Morgan American Girl From Paris Revisited (2CDs): 52 songs; 3 complete albums; part of 2 albums; 11 singles; good sound!, July 27 2015
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CONTENT:

This 2 CD set, released by reputable reissue label Jasmine Records from UK in 2015, contain 52 songs. I have compiled a detailed song listing (including album & single label & number, chart position, debut date, with personal comments)(BB Pop=Billboard Hot 100; CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart; UK=British Singles Chart):

DISC 1:
SINGLES:
01 Fascination (Kapp K-191X)(a-side)(BB Pop 7/1957; CB Pop 5/1957; RW Pop 7/1957)(July 1957)*with the Troubadors.
02 It's Been A Long Long Time (Kapp K-200X)(b-side, 1957)
03 I'm New At The Game (Of Romance)(Kapp K-200X)(a-side)(RW Pop 53/1957)(1957)*with the Troubadors.
04 The Day The Rains Came (Kapp K-235X)(a-side)(BB Pop 21/1958; CB Pop 17/1958; RW Pop 14/1958; UK 1(1)/1958)(August 1958)
05 If Only I Could Live My Life Again (Kapp K-253X)(b-side, November 1958)(RW Pop 84/1959; UK 27/1959)*double sided hit.
06 Love Is Like Champagne (Mon Manege A Moi)(Kapp K-264X)(uncharted a-side, February 1959)
07 With Open Arms (Kapp K-284X)(a-side)(BB Pop 39/1959; CB Pop 48/1959; RW Pop 55/1959)(July 1959)
08 I'm In Love (Kapp K-304X)(uncharted a-side, October 1959)*Promotional; rare gem; CD debut.
09 Was It Day, Was It Night? (Kapp K-304X)(b-side, October 1959)*rare gem; CD debut.
10 Happy Anniversary (Kapp K-305X)(a-side)(BB Pop 57/1959; CB Pop 34/1959)(October 1959)
11 C'est La Vie, C'est L'Amour (Kapp K-305X)(b-side, October 1959)*rare gem; CD debut.
LP 'THE BALLADS OF LADY JANE' (KAPP 1191)(1960):
12 The Ballad of Lady Jane (My Love Doesn't Love Me At All)(Kapp K-317X)(b-side, January 1960)
13 The Riddle Song
14 Turtle Dove
15 Malloy Malone (Cockles and Mussels)
16 Ten Thousand Miles
17 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
18 Scarlet Ribbons
19 Cotton Eyed Joe
20 The Foggy Foggy Dew
21 I Know Where I'm Going
22 Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies
23 Greensleeves
LP 'TIME' (KAPP 1170)(1960)
24 The Sound of Music
25 My Favourite Things
26 Climb Ev'ry Mountain
27 My Foolish Heart
LP 'SINGS THE GREAT GOLDEN HITS' (KAPP 1246)(1961):
28 All The Way

DISC 2:
LP 'SINGS THE GREAT GOLDEN HITS' (KAPP 1246)(1961):
01 Arrivederci Roma
02 Tammy
03 Anna
04 Young At Heart
05 Everybody Loves A Lover
06 Catch A Falling Star
07 April Love
08 Till
09 Melodie D'Amour
10 It's All In The Game
11 Till The End of Time
LP 'MORE GOLDEN HITS' (KAPP 1275)(1962)
12 Come Closer To Me
13 They Didn't Believe Me
14 Blue Hawaii (Kapp K-431X)(b-side, October 1961)
15 Just In Time
LP 'AT THE COCOANUT GROOVE' (KAPP 1268)(1962):
16 Opening ' Fascination (live)
17 Theme From Carnival (Love Makes The World Go 'Round)(live)
18 You And The Night And the Music (live)
19 Paris Medley: Stay Out of Paree/Mon Coeur Est Un Violin (Love Is Like A Violin)/Sous Le Ciel de Paris (Under Paris Sky)/Petite Waltz/River Seine/I Love Paris (live)
20 The Second Time Around (live)
21 The Day The Rains Came (live)
22 Lillian Russell Medley: Oh Those Hips, Oh Those Lips/Lillian/Life Upon The Wicked Stage/Don't Throw Stones at Mother/By The Light of the Silvery Moon/Moonlight Bay/A Bicycle Built For Two (Daisy Bell)/Take Me To The Ball Game/When You Wore A Tulip And I Wore A Big Red Rose/Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet (Live)
23 It Takes Love (live)
24 Fascination (reprise)(live)

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 This is a great collection of three complete Jane Morgan albums: 'The Ballad of Lady Jane', 'Sings The Great Golden Hits' and 'At the Coconut Grove', plus portion of 'Time' and 'More Golden Hits.' There are also 11 singles, with 3 of them making their CD debut.
2 The sound is wonderfully remastered, as per high standards at Jasmine Records.
3 There is a 4-page booklet, containing an informative essay by Bob Fisher. Labels & numbers plus chart positions are included.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 Jasmine Records should really improve their booklet with a mere 4 pages. In recent releases, chart positions from various chart publications were included. Now only US and UK chart positions are included. There are no picture sleeves of singles and no album front cover pictures.
2 As per usual practice with most UK labels, the compilation stops at the year 1962 because of Public Domain laws in UK.

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Jane Morgan was born Florence Currier on December 25, 1920 in Newton, Massachusetts. She has a beautiful singing voice, and her many singles like 'With Open Arms', 'Romantica' (both very popular in Far East), 'Fascination' and 'Happy Anniversary' are one of my all-time favourite tunes. I am in the process of collecting as many albums on CDs.

Although the above mentioned three albums are available separately, this is the first time they are grouped together into one single set. The singles are appreciated. The entire set is enjoyable with good sound. If you don't own those albums on CDs separately, this set is highly recommended to all Jane Morgan fans.

Changin Times
Changin Times
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hollies Changin’ Times (Complete Hollies 69-73)(5CDs): complete album & singles output 69-73; great sound in stereo; expensive!, July 26 2015
This review is from: Changin Times (Audio CD)
POSITIVE POINTS:

1 Finally, the output from 1969 – 1973 by the Hollies is released on CD, with many rare songs making their CD debut. All their six albums during this period are included, together with all the non-album singles (a and b-sides).
2 The sound is wonderfully remastered, all in stereo.
3 All the songs are arranged chronologically.
4 There is an excellent 24-page booklet with an informative essay by Bobby Elliott. The label & number and name of source album are included. There are 23 gorgeous picture sleeves and 5 album covers. Good job!

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 Glaring omission: “The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee” (Polydor 2058 403)(Epic 5-11051)(a-side)(UK 24/1973; CB Pop 86/1973)(October 1973)*fortunately, it is available on other Hollies compilation.
2 Expensive! I bought mine from Amazon.co.uk at a cheaper price with an earlier release date, a few weeks before US release. But now I find out the seller's price is cheaper. Too bad!
3 No chart positions were included.

FINAL THOUGHTS:

The Hollies has a long illustrious charting career. Up to now, we are getting their output up to 1973. The next era, starting from “The Air That I Breathe” from 1974 to 2006, is still relatively untouched except for a few singles from other compilation. I hope someday complete sets like the current one will be released, as a tribute to such a fantastic group. This set is highly recommended, especially to all Hollies fans.

SONG LISTING:

In order not to waste your time, I purposely put the song listing at the end (with label & number, chart position, date of release, album source), because it is very long. If you are interested to know the details of the content, please read on (UK=British Singles Chart; BB Pop=Billboard Hot 100; CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart):

DISC 1:
01 Sorry Suzanne (Parlophone R-5765)(a-side)(UK 3/1969; BB Pop 56/1969; CB Pop 58/1969; RW Pop 53/1969)(February 1969)
02 Not That Way At All (Parlophone R-5765)(UK b-side, February 1969)
03 Blowin’ In The Wind (Parlophone SC006.04137)(uncharted UK a-side, 1968)*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
04 I Shall Be Released (Hansa 14 366 AT)(German b-side, July 1969)*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
05 Mighty Quinn* from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
06 The Wheel’s On Fire (Parlophone SC006.04137)(UK b-side, 1968)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
07 The Times They Are A-Changin’*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
08 Quit Your Low Down Ways*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
09 I Want You*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
10 Just Like A Woman*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
11 When The Ship Comes In*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
12 My Back Pages*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
13 I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight (Hansa 14 366 AT)(uncharted German a-side, July 1969)*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
14 All I Really Want To Do*from album “The Hollies Sing Dylan” (1969)
15 Do You Believe In Love?*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
16 Please Sign Your Letters*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
17 Cos You Like to Love Me (Parlophone R-5806)(UK b-side, September 1969)*stereo
18 Please Let Me Please*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
19 Goodbye Tomorrow (Parlophone SC006.-91 045) (uncharted UK a-side, 1970)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
20 She Looked My Way*from album “Rarities”
21 My Life Is Over With You*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)

DISC 2:
01 He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother (Parlophone R-5806)(a-side)(UK 3/1969; BB Pop 7/1969; CB Pop 8/1969; RW Pop 8/1969)(September 1969)
02 Soldier Dilemma*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
03 Marigold/Gloria Swansong*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
04 You Love Cos You Like It*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
05 Why Didn’t You Believe*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
06 Look at Life*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
07 Louisiana Man*from album “Rarities”
08 Don’t Give Up Easily*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
09 Reflections Of A Long Time Past*from album “Hollies Sing Hollies” (1969)
10 I Wanna Shout*from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
11 Lady Please*from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
12 Sign of the Times*from album “At Abbey Road 1966-1970”
13 Separated*from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
14 Little Girl*from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
15 Eleanor’s Castle*from album “Rarities”
16 Confessions of a Mind*from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
17 Mad Professor Blyth (Parlophone R-5837)(UK b-side, April 1970)*rare gem; CD debut.
18 I Can’t Tell The Bottom From The Top (Parlophone R-5837)(a-side)(UK 7/1970; BB Pop 82/1970; CB Pop 64/1970; RW Pop 75/1970)(April 1970)
19 Dandelion Wine (Parlophone R-5862)(UK b-side, September 1970)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)

DISC 3:
01 Survival Of The Fittest (Epic 5-10716)(uncharted US a-side, March 1971)*rare gem; CD debut.
02 Perfect Lady Housewife*from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
03 Isn’t It Nice*from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
04 Too Young to Be Married (Hansa 14 801 AT)(German b-side, 1971)*rare gem; from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
05 Frightened Lady (Hansa 14 801 AT)(uncharted UK a-side, 1971)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
06 Man Without A Heart (Epic 5-10716)(US b-side, March 1971)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Confessions Of The Mind” (1970)
07 Gasoline Alley Bred (Parlophone R-5862)(a-side)(UK 14/1970; CB Pop 113/1970; RW Pop 141/1970)(September 1970)
08 Hey Willy (Parlophone R-5905)(a-side)(UK 22/1971; BB Pop 110/1971)(March 1971)
09 Row The Boat Together (Parlophone R-5905)(UK b-side, March 1971)*rare gem; CD debut.
10 Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)(Parlophone R-5939)(a-side)(UK 32/1972; BB Pop 2(2)/1972; CB Pop 1(1)/1972; RW Pop 1(1)/1972)(July 1972); from album “Distant Light” (1971)
11 You Know The Score*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
12 Pull Down The Blind*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
13 Promised Land*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
14 What A Life I’ve Led*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
15 Cable Car (Parlophone R-5939)(UK b-side, July 1972)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Distant Light” (1971)
16 Hold On*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
17 To Do With Love*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
18 Look What We’ve Got (Epic 5-10871)(US b-side, May 1972)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Distant Light” (1971)

DISC 4:
01 Long Dark Road (Epic 5-10920)(US a-side)(BB Pop 26/1972; BB AC 31/1972; CB Pop 24/1972; RW Pop 24/1972)(October 1972)*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
02 A Little Thing Like Love*from album “Distant Light” (1971)
03 Oh Granny (Allan Clarke Vocal Version)*from album “Singles A’s & B’s)
04 Oh Granny (Terry Sylvestor Vocal Version)(Polydor 2058 199)(UK b-side, February 1972)*rare gem; CD debut.
05 The Baby (Polydor 2058 199)(a-side)(UK 26/1972)(February 1972)*rare gem.
06 Touch*from album “Romany” (1972)
07 Romany*from album “Romany” (1972)
08 Papa Rain (expanded edition)*from album “Romany” (1972)
09 Indian Girl (Epic 5-10920)(US b-side, October 1972)*rare gem.
10 Blue In the Morning (Epic 5-10951)(US b-side, January 1973)*from album “Romany” (1972)
11 Jesus Was A Crossmaker (Epic 5-10989)(US a-side)(CB Pop 105/1973; RW Pop 97/1973)(April 1973)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Romany” (1972)
12 Down River*from album “Romany” (1972)
13 Magic Woman Touch (Polydor 2058 289)(a-side)(BB Pop 60/1973; CB Pop 43/1973; RW Pop 50/1973)(November 1972)*rare gem; from album “Romany” (1972)
14 Magic Woman Touch (Acoustic Version)*from album “Romany” (1972)
15 Lizzy And The Rainman*from album “Romany” (1972)
16 Delaware Taggert And The Outlaw Boys*from album “Romany” (1972)
17 Words Don’t Come Easy*from album “Romany” (1972)
18 Courage of Your Convictions*from album “Romany” (1972)

DISC 5:
01 Witchy Woman*from album “Romany” (1972)
02 Slow Down (Epic 5-11025)(uncharted US a-side, July 1973)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Romany” (1972)
03 Won’t You Feel Good That Morning (Epic 5-11025)(US b-side, July 1973)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Romany” (1972)
04 If It Wasn’t For The Reason That I Love You*from album “Rarities”
05 Don’t Leave The Child Alone (Hansa 12 541 AT)(uncharted German a-side, 1973)*rare gem; CD debut; from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
06 They Don’t Realise I’m Down*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
07 Transatlantic Westbound Jet*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
08 Nearer To You*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
09 Pick Up The Pieces*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
10 Slow Down – Go Down*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
11 The Last Wind*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
12 A Better Place*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
13 Mr. Heartbreaker*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
14 Out On The Road*from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
15 I Was Born A Man (Polydor 2058 403)(UK b-side, October 1973)*major omission: a-side missing “The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee”; *from album “Out on the Road” (issued in Germany)(1973).
16 I Had A Dream (Epic 5-10989)(US b-side, April 1973)*rare gem; CD debut.

I hope the above is helpful to you.

Jane Morgan Sings Popular Favorites
Jane Morgan Sings Popular Favorites
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5.0 out of 5 stars Jane Morgan: Sings Popular Favourites (1CD): 27 songs from 4 albums; superior sound quality., July 26 2015
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This single CD “Jane Morgan Sings Popular Favourites” was released by reputable reissue label Sepia Records in UK in 2009, containing 27 tracks. I have compiled a detailed song listing (containing album & singles label & number, chart position, debut date, plus personal comments)(BB200=Billboard Album Chart; BB Pop=Billboard Hot 100; CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart; UK=British Singles Chart):

LP “FASCINATION” (KAPP 1068)(BB200 13/1957)*with the Troubadors:
01 Around The World (Kapp K-185X)(b-side, June 1957)
02 It’s Not For Me To Say (Kapp K-185X)(uncharted a-side, June 1957)
03 An Affair To Remember
04 My Heart Reminds Me (And That Reminds Me)
LP “ALL THE WAY” (KAPP 1080)(1958)*with the Troubadors:
05 April Love
06 All The Way
07 Young at Heart
08 Just A-Wearin’ For You
09 Melodie D’Amour (Melody of Love)
10 Till The End Of Time
11 Till
12 Tammy
LP “SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLUE” (KAPP 1089)(1958):
13 Where The Blue of the Night Meets The Gold Of Day
14 Catch A Falling Star
15 Anna
16 Who’s Sorry Now
17 Speak To Me Of Love
LP “THE DAY THE RAINS CAME” (KAPP 1105)(1958):
18 The Day The Rains Came (Kapp K-235X)(a-side)(BB Pop 21/1958; CB Pop 17/1958; RW Pop 14/1958; UK 1(1)/1958)(August 1958)
19 It’s All In The Game
20 Volare
21 Almost In Your Arms (Love Theme from “Houseboat”)
22 Come Closer To Me
23 Everybody Loves A Lover
24 Bambino (French version of “Guaglione”)
25 Maybe You’ll Be There
26 Wrap Your Trouble In Dreams
27 Le Jour Du La Pluie Viendra (The Day The Rains Came: French version)(Kapp K-235X)(b-side, August 1958)

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 Although I have all the above songs already from other compilation, Sepia Records is renowned for their superior remastered sound, using 24-bit Cedar System. All the songs in this CD have become my new reference standards.
2 There is a nice 8-page booklet, with a detailed and informative essay by Dominic McHugh. The colourful pictures of Jane Morgan on the front and back covers are outstanding, especially the one on the back cover. There are two gorgeous black and white pictures occupying the entire page each 4 other small pictures. Great booklet.
3 Relatively cheap.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 Beware that there are no new songs from this CD. All the songs are from 4 albums noted above, but they are already found in “Fascination: The Ultimate Collection” (Jasmine Records, 2 CDs, 56 songs). I double dipped because there was no song listing on the website, and I did not bother to check them out elsewhere first. This is one reason that the song listing is always included in all my reviews. Nevertheless, I still welcome the better sound quality.

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Jane Morgan was born Florence Currier on December 25, 1920 in Newton, Massachusetts. She has a beautiful singing voice, and her many singles like “With Open Arms”, “Romantica” (both very popular in Far East), “Fascination” and “Happy Anniversary” are one of my all-time favourite tunes. I am in the process of collecting as many albums on CDs. This set represents early Jane Morgan with great sound. But if you already have “Fascination: Ultimate Collection”, don’t bother with this one. If you care about sound quality, this set is still highly recommended to all Jane Morgan fans.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Guy Mitchell Sunshine Guitar (1CD): one album from 1960 making CD debut., July 26 2015
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This single CD, released by Collectables in 1999, contains one entire album “Sunshine Guitar” plus 5 bonus tracks. I have compiled a detailed song listing (including backing orchestra, album & singles label & number, chart position, debut date, plus personal comments)

LP “SUNSHINE GUITAR” (Columbia CD 8352)(1960):
01 Sunshine Guitar (Monty Kelly)(Columbia 4-41853)(uncharted a-side, October 1960)*rare gem; CD debut.
02 Emaline
03 Meet The Sun Halfway
04 Fun And Fancy Free
05 Ridin’ Around In The Rain (Monty Kelly)(Columbia 4-41853)(b-side, October 1960)*rare gem; CD debut.
06 I’ve Got A Pocketful Of Dreams
07 Everybody Loves A Lover
08 My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You (Monty Kelly)(Columbia 4-41725)(a-side)(BB Pop 45/1960; CB Pop 106/1960; RW Pop 41/1960)(June 1960)
09 Silver Moon Upon The Golden Sands (Monty Kelly)(Columbia 4-41725)(b-side, June 1960)
10 My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time
11 (Did You Ever Get) That Feeling in the Moonlight
12 Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah
BONUS TRACKS:
13 Ninety Nine Years (Dead Or Alive)(Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40631)(a-side)(BB Pop 23/1956; CB Pop 19/1956; RW Pop 12/1956)(December 1955)
14 Singing The Blues (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40769)(a-side)(BB Pop 1(10)/1956; CB Pop 1(8)/1956; RW Pop 1(7)/1956; UK 1(3)/1956)(October 1956)*his biggest hit; gold record
15 Knee Deep In The Blues (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40820)(a-side)(BB Pop 16/1957; CB Pop 15/1957; RW Pop 10/1957; UK 3/1957)(December 1956)
16 Rock-A-Billy (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40877)(a-side)(BB Pop 10/1957; CB Pop 13/1957; RW Pop 7/1957; UK 1(1)/1957)(March 1957)
17 Heartaches by the Number (Joe Sherman)(Columbia 4-41476)(a-side)(BB Pop 1(2)/1959; CB Pop 1(2)/1959; RW Pop 1(3)/1959; UK 5/1959)(August 1959)

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 In my quest to complete my Guy Mitchell Singles Collection, I bought this CD with two songs making their CD debut. It is also a nice little album, making its CD debut. The bonus tracks are nice, but they are readily available elsewhere at much better sound.
2 The sound is average.
3 In the 4-page booklet, there is a nice essay by Mark Marymont.

NEGATIVE POINT:

1 There is no album front cover.

FINAL THOUGHTS:

This album is quite enjoyable with two rare singles tracks making their CD debut. There is a twofer currently available “Sunshine Guitar/A Guy In Love” at similar price. If you like “Sunshine Guitar”, I would recommend to buy that twofer with more value, assuming you have all the bonus tracks already.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Guy Mitchell: The Definitive (2CDs): 50 songs; all the major hit singles with many rare gems; best sound; more for collectors!, July 26 2015
CONTENT:

This 2-CD set, released by the now defunct Collectors’ Choice in 2002, contain 50 songs. I have compiled a detailed song listing (with backing orchestra, single label & number, chart position, debut date, plus personal comments)(US=US Singles Chart prior to 1955; BB Pop=Billboard Hot 100; CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart; UK=British Singles Chart):

DISC 1:
01 GIDDY-AP! (THE BUGGY RIDE SONG) (Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-38822)(uncharted a-side, May 1950)*only also found in “This Is Gold” set.
02 ME AND MY IMAGINATION (Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-38872)(uncharted a-side, June 1950)*only also found in Jasmine set.
03 YOU’RE NOT IN MY ARMS TONIGHT (Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-38931)(b-side, August 1950)*found in “This Is Gold” set, but not in Acrobat Music set.
04 (I WONDER WHY) YOU’RE JUST IN LOVE (with Rosemary Clooney)(Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-39052)(a-side)(US 24/1951)(August 1950)*from "Call Me Madam"
05 MY HEART CRIES FOR YOU (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39067)(a-side)(US 2(7)/1950)(December 1950)*gold record
06 THE ROVING KIND (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39067)(US b-side, December 1950)(US 4/1950)*double sided hit.
07 SPARROW IN THE TREE TOP (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39190)(a-side)(US 8/1951)(February 1951)
08 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39190)(b-side, February 1951)(US 27/1951)*double sided hit.
09 A BEGGAR IN LOVE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39331)(b-side, May 1951)*not present in Acrobat Music set.
10 UNLESS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39331)(a-side)(US 17/1951)(May 1951)
11 MY TRULY, TRULY FAIR (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39415)(a-side)(US 2(1)/1951)(May 1951)*gold record
12 SWEETHEART OF YESTERDAY (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39512)(b-side, August 1951)(US 23/1951)*double sided hit.
13 BELLE, BELLE, MY LIBERTY BELLE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39512)(a-side)(US 9/1951)(August 1951)
14 I CAN’T HELP IT (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39595)(b-side, November 1951)(US 28/1951)*double sided hit.
15 THERE’S ALWAYS ROOM AT OUR HOUSE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39595)(a-side)(US 20/1951)(November 1951)
16 PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39663)(a-side)(US 4/1952)(February 1952)*gold record
17 THE DAY OF JUBILO (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39753)(a-side)(US 26/1952)(May 1952)
18 GENTLY, JOHNNY (with Doris Day)(Paul Weston)(Columbia 4-39714)(b-side, April 1962)
19 SHE WEARS RED FEATHERS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39909)(a-side)(US 19/1953; CB Pop 14/1953; UK 1(4)/1953)(December 1952)
20 FEET UP (PAT HIM ON THE PO-PO)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39822)(a-side)(US 14/1952; CB Pop 18/1952; UK 2/1952)(August 1952)
21 (‘CAUSE I LOVE YOU) THAT’S A-WHY (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39879)(a-side)(US 24/1952; CB Pop 25/1952)(October 1952)
22 TRAIN OF LOVE (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39879)(b-side, October 1952)*also found in “This Is Gold” set.
23 WISE MAN OR FOOL (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39962)(uncharted a-side, 1953)*also found in “This Is Gold” set.
24 TELL US WHERE THE GOOD TIMES ARE (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39992)(a-side)(US 23/1953)(May 1953)
25 MAN AND WOMAN (with Rosemary Clooney)(Paramount Studio Orchestra)(Columbia 4-40158)(uncharted a-side, February 1954)*from film "Red Garters"; also found in “This Is Gold” set.

DISC 2:
01 THE CUFF OF MY SHIRT (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40128)(a-side)(UK 9/1954)(November 1953)
02 A DIME AND A DOLLAR (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40159)(a-side)(UK 8/1954)(February 1954)*from film "Red Garters"
03 BOB’S YER UNCLE (AN’ FANNY’S YER AUNT)(Mitch Miller)(Philips P.B. 293)(uncharted UK a-side, 1954)
04 I MET THE CUTEST LITTLE EYEFUL (AT THE EIFFEL TOWER)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40389)(uncharted a-side, November 1954)*also found in “This Is Gold” set.
05 GEE, BUT YOU GOTTA COME HOME (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40389)(b-side, November 1954)*also found in “This Is Gold” set.
06 (OTTO DRIVES ME CRAZY) OTTO’S GOTTA GO (Sauerbraten Five)(Columbia 4-40507)(b-side, April 1955)*rare gem; CD debut.
07 WHEN BLINKY BLOWS (THE TROMBONE BLUES)(Ray Ellis)(Columbia 4-40560)(uncharted a-side, September 1955)*rare gem; CD debut.
08 NINETY NINE YEARS (DEAD OR ALIVE)(Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40631)(a-side)(BB Pop 23/1956; CB Pop 19/1956; RW Pop 12/1956)(December 1955)
09 PERFUME, CANDY AND FLOWERS (Jimmy Carroll) (Columbia 4-40631)(b-side, December 1955)*rare gem; CD debu.
10 GIVE ME A CARRIAGE WITH EIGHT WHITE HORSES (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40700)(uncharted a-side, May 1956)*rare gem; CD debut.
11 SINGING THE BLUES (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40769)(a-side)(BB Pop 1(10)/1956; CB Pop 1(8)/1956; RW Pop 1(7)/1956; UK 1(3)/1956)(October 1956)
12 CRAZY WITH LOVE (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40769)(b-side, October 1956)(BB Pop 53/1956; RW Pop 40/1956)*double sided hit.
13 TAKE ME BACK BABY (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40820)(b-side, December 1956)(BB Pop 47/1957; CB Pop 38/1957; RW Pop 36/1957)*double sided hit.
14 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40820)(a-side)(BB Pop 16/1957; CB Pop 15/1957; RW Pop 10/1957; UK 3/1957)(December 1956)
15 ROCK-A-BILLY (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40877)(a-side)(BB Pop 10/1957; CB Pop 13/1957; RW Pop 7/1957; UK 1(1)/1957)(March 1957)
16 SWEET STUFF (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40940)(a-side)(BB Pop 83/1957; CB Pop 51/1957; RW Pop 56/1957; UK 25/1957)(May 1957)
17 CALL ROSIE ON THE PHONE (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40987)(a-side)(UK 17/1957)(August 1957)
18 HONEY BROWN EYES (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-41177)(uncharted a-side, May 1958)*rare gem; CD debut.
19 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER (Joe Sherman)(Columbia 4-41476)(a-side)(BB Pop 1(2)/1959; CB Pop 1(2)/1959; RW Pop 1(3)/1959; UK 5/1959)(August 1959)
20 THE SAME OLD ME (Joe Sherman)(Columbia 4-41576)(a-side)(BB Pop 51/1960; CB Pop 103/1960; RW Pop 78/1960)(February 1960)*also found in the new Acrobat Music release.
21 SILVER MOON UPON THE GOLDEN SANDS (Monty Kelly)(Columbia 4-41725)(b-side, June 1960)*only also found in “Sunshine Guitar” CD.
22 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU (Monty Kelly)(Columbia 4-41725)(a-side)(BB Pop 45/1960; CB Pop 106/1960; RW Pop 41/1960)(June 1960)
23 YOUR GOODNIGHT KISS (AIN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE)(instrumental acc)(Columbia 4-41970)(a-side)(BB Pop 106/1961)(March 1961)*also in the new Acrobat Music release.
24 SOFT RAIN (Mort Garson)(Columbia 4-42231)(uncharted a-side, November 1961)*rare gem; CD debut.
25 BIG BIG CHANGE (Mort Garson)(Columbia 4-42231)(b-side, November 1961)*rare gem; CD debut.

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 When this set was released in 2000, it became and is still my reference, because the sound was very well remastered, as per high standards at Collectors’ Choice, and overall very balanced coverage, containing all the biggest singles, with many rare gems making CD debut. When I compared with the upcoming Acrobat Music release “The Complete US & UK Hits 50-62” (I already listened to it because I got it from UK at a much earlier release date compared to US), there are 9 songs from this set still making their CD debut and 15 songs in this set not found in the Acrobat Music set. The quality of sound is similar. (I shall review “The Complete US & UK Hits 50-62” when it is eligible for review on its release date of August 28, 2015).
2 The sound is top-notched, as noted above.
3 There is a 4-page booklet with an informative essay by Scott Yanow. Label & number and names of backing orchestras are included.
4 Songs are arranged chronologically.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 Because Collectors’ Choice has gone out of business (now becoming Real Gone Music), their catalogue has gone up in prices. Expensive by current standards.
2 In the mere 4-page booklet, the song listing for Disc 1 was at the back, but the last line was not completed. Song listing for Disc 2 was at the inner sleeve of the back cover of CD. No chart position was provided. Fortunately, Real Gone Music has good booklets nowadays.

COMPLETE SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY:

Although Guy Mitchell has 20 singles on the US Pop Chart, I have painstakingly compiled A Complete Singles Discography, and found that he actually has 100 singles (charted & uncharted, from 1947 to 1990)(but only 184 songs, because 6 were repeated releases, 9 b-sides belonged to other artists, and 1 double b-sides (US & UK). His labels are (1) Decca (1947 – 1948), (2) Music-Mart (1949), (3) MGM (1949), (4) King (1949), (5) Columbia (1950 – 1961), (6) Joy (1962 – 1963), (7) Chalice (1965), (8) Reprise (1966), (9) Starday (1967 – 1969), (10) GMI (1975), (11) Top Hat Records (1988), and (12) BBC (1990).

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Guy Mitchell was born Al Cernik on February 27, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan. As noted above, he had a long, illustrious singing and charting career, and was in two movies “Those Redheads From Seattle” and “Red Garters.” He died from cancer on July 1, 1999 (age 72).

Guy Mitchell was an uncomplicated artist – a straightforward entertainer and genial personality with a fine singing voice that can handle a wide range of materials. This current set is still my reference, while the upcoming “Complete US & UK Hits 1950-62” (Acrobat Music, 2015, 44 songs) also has its merits. If you like more comprehensive coverage of his early output, I would recommend “This Is Gold” (Disky, 3 CDs, 75 songs) with reasonable sound and cheap price. If you need a general Greatest Hits and cheap price, I would recommend “The Very Best of Guy Mitchell” (One Day Music, 2015, 50 songs). However, this current set has the best sound with balanced coverage, but because of its expensive price, it is more for collectors.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Guy Mitchell Very Best of (2CDs): 50 songs from 1950-60; biggest singles included; good sound; cheap price., July 26 2015
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This 2 CD set, released by reputable reissue label One Day Music from UK in 2012, contain 50 songs. I have compiled a detailed song listing (with backing orchestras, single label & number, chart position, debut date, with personal comments)(US=US Singles Chart prior to 1955; BB Pop=Billboard Hot 100; CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart; UK=British Singles Chart):

DISC 1:
01 HEARTACHE BY THE NUMBER (Joe Sherman)(Columbia 4-41476)(a-side)(BB Pop 1(2)/1959; CB Pop 1(2)/1959; RW Pop 1(3)/1959; UK 5/1959)(August 1959)
02 SINGING THE BLUES (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40769)(a-side)(BB Pop 1(10)/1956; CB Pop 1(8)/1956; RW Pop 1(7)/1956; UK 1(3)/1956)(October 1956)*his biggest hit.
03 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU (Monty Kelly) (Columbia 4-41725)(a-side)(BB Pop 45/1960; CB Pop 106/1960; RW Pop 41/1960)(June 1960)
04 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40820)(a-side)(BB Pop 16/1957; CB Pop 15/1957; RW Pop 10/1957; UK 3/1957)(December 1956)
05 CHICK-A-BOOM (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40035)(a-side)(CB Pop 16/1953; UK 4/1953)(July 1953)*from film "Those Redheads From Seattle"
06 FEET UP (PAT HIM ON THE PO-PO)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39822)(a-side)(US 14/1952; CB Pop 18/1952; UK 2/1952)(August 1952)
07 BELLE BELLE MY LIBERTY BELLE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39512)(a-side)(US 9/1951)(August 1951)
08 PRETTY LITTLE BLACK-EYED SUSIE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39909)(b-side, December 1952)(UK 2/1953)*a-side in UK.
09 YOU’RE JUST IN LOVE (with Rosemary Clooney)(Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-39052)(a-side)(US 24/1951)(August 1950)*from "Call Me Madam"
10 SHE WEARS RED FEATHERS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39909)(a-side)(US 19/1953; CB Pop 14/1953; UK 1(4)/1953)(December 1952)
11 MY TRULY TRULY FAIR (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39415)(a-side)(US 2(1)/1951)(May 1951)*gold record
12 THERE’S ALWAYS ROOM AT OUR HOUSE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39595)(a-side)(US 20/1951)(November 1951)
13 PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39663)(a-side)(US 4/1952)(February 1952)*gold record
14 SIPPIN’ SODA (Norman Luboff)(Columbia 4-40077)(b-side, September 1953)(UK 11/1954)*a-side in UK.
15 CRAZY WITH LOVE (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-40769)(b-side, October 1956)(BB Pop 53/1956; RW Pop 40/1956)*double sided hit.
16 A DIME AND A DOLLAR (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40159)(a-side)(UK 8/1954)(February 1954)*from film "Red Garters"
17 UNDER A RAINBOW (AND OVER THE BLUES)(Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-41274)(b-side, October 1958)
18 SWEETHEART OF YESTERDAY (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39512)(b-side, August 1951)(US 23/1951)*double sided hit.
19 TELL US WHERE THE GOOD TIMES ARE (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39992)(a-side)(US 23/1953)(May 1953)
20 SWEET STUFF (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40940)(a-side)(BB Pop 83/1957; CB Pop 51/1957; RW Pop 56/1957; UK 25/1957)(May 1957)
21 THE LORD MADE A PEANUT (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-41075)(uncharted a-side, December 1957)
22 I CAN’T HELP IT (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39595)(b-side, November 1951)(US 28/1951)*double sided hit.
23 CLOUD LUCKY SEVEN (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40035)(b-side, July 1953)(UK 2/1953)*a-side in UK.
24 (‘CAUSE I LOVE YOU) THAT’S A-WHY (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39879)(a-side)(US 24/1952; CB Pop 25/1952)(October 1952)
25 MY HEART CRIES FOR YOU (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39067)(a-side)(US 2(7)/1950)(December 1950)*gold record

DISC 2:
01 ROCK-A-BILLY (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40877)(a-side)(BB Pop 10/1957; CB Pop 13/1957; RW Pop 7/1957; UK 1(1)/1957)(March 1957)
02 THE ROVING KIND (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39067)(US b-side, December 1950)(US 4/1950)*double sided hit.
03 SPARROW IN THE TREETOP (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39190)(a-side)(US 8/1951)(February 1951)
04 UNLESS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39331)(a-side)(US 17/1951)(May 1951)
05 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39190)(b-side, February 1951)(US 27/1951)*double sided hit.
06 NINETY NINE YEARS (DEAD OR ALIVE)(Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40631)(a-side)(BB Pop 23/1956; CB Pop 19/1956; RW Pop 12/1956)(December 1955)
07 TOO LATE (Ray Ellis)(Columbia 4-40531)(uncharted a-side, June 1955)
08 THE CUFF OF MY SHIRT (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40128)(a-side)(UK 9/1954)(November 1953)
09 DAY OF JUBILO (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39753)(a-side)(US 26/1952)(May 1952)
10 BOB’S YER UNCLE (Mitch Miller)(Philips P.B. 293)(uncharted UK a-side, 1954)
11 BUTTERFLY DOLL (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-41215)(uncharted a-side, July 1958)
12 LOOK AT THAT GIRL (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40008)(a-side)(UK 1(6)/1953)(June 1953)
13 (I’M WALK’ DOWN A) ONE WAY STREET (Ray Conniff)(Columbia 4-41075)(b-side, December 1957)
14 ZOO BABY (Norman Leyden)(Columbia 4-40468)(b-side, March 1955)
15 WE WON’T LIVE IN A CASTLE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39639)(uncharted a-side, January 1952)
16 TILL WE’RE ENGAGED (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-41146)(uncharted a-side, March 1958)
17 NOBODY HOME (Norman Leyden)(Columbia 4-40468)(uncharted a-side, March 1955)
18 MAN OVERBOARD (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40507)(uncharted a-side, April 1955)
19 LET US BE SWEETHEARTS OVER AGAIN (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40531)(b-side, June 1955)
20 IN THE MIDDLE OF A DARK DARK NIGHT (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40940)(b-side, May 1957)(RW Pop 79/1957; UK 25/1957)*double sided hit in US; double a-side in UK.
21 IF YA DON’T LIKE IT DON’T KNOCK IT (Jimmy Carroll)(Philips PB 798)(UK b-side, March 1958)
22 HANGIN’ AROUND (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-41177)(b-side, May 1958)
23 CURE FOR THE BLUES (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40987)(b-side, August 1957)
24 CALL ROSIE ON THE PHONE (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40987)(UK 17/1957)(August 1957)
25 I USED TO YATE YA (Jimmy Carroll)(Columbia 4-40700)(b-side, May 1956)*this is the correct title; in many websites and in this set, the word “Ya” was left out; I confirmed this from the original 45 rpm single label.

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 This is an excellent collection of Guy Mitchell’s singles, from 1950 to 1960. His biggest singles are included. If you have not bought “The Hits And More…Ultimate Collection” on Jasmine Records, 2009, 56 songs), then, most of the songs in this set will be making their CD debut.
2 The sound is very well remastered.
3 The set comes with the cardboard gatefold cases, with a short sleeve note by Brian Parks.
4 The price is very cheap; cheaper than the Jasmine’s set, which has 6 more songs and slightly better sound.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 As per usual tradition with most UK labels, the compilation would stop at 1962, because of the Public Domain law.
2 There is no booklet, no label & number, no chart position and no picture sleeves.
3 The songs are not arranged chronologically.

COMPLETE SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY:

Although Guy Mitchell has 20 singles on the US Pop Chart, I have painstakingly compiled A Complete Singles Discography, and found that he actually has 100 singles (charted & uncharted, from 1947 to 1990)(but only 184 songs, because 6 were repeated releases, 9 b-sides belonged to other artists, and 1 double b-sides (US & UK). His labels are (1) Decca (1947 – 1948), (2) Music-Mart (1949), (3) MGM (1949), (4) King (1949), (5) Columbia (1950 – 1961), (6) Joy (1962 – 1963), (7) Chalice (1965), (8) Reprise (1966), (9) Starday (1967 – 1969), (10) GMI (1975), (11) Top Hat Records (1988), and (12) BBC (1990).

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Guy Mitchell was born Al Cernik on February 27, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan. As noted above, he had a long, illustrious singing and charting career, and was in two movies “Those Redheads From Seattle” and “Red Garters.” He died from cancer on July 1, 1999 (age 72).

Guy Mitchell was an uncomplicated artist – a straightforward entertainer and genial personality with a fine singing voice that can handle a wide range of materials. My old reference was “The Definitive Guy Mitchell (Collectors’ Choice, 2000, 50 songs with great sound), or the upcoming “Complete US & UK Hits 1950-62” (Acrobat Music, 2015, 44 songs). If you like more comprehensive coverage of his early output, I would recommend “This Is Gold” (Disky, 3 CDs, 75 songs) with reasonable sound and cheap price. This set, however, has all his hit singles and is more balanced from 1950 to 1960, with good sound and cheap price. If you need a general Greatest Hits, this set is highly recommended.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Guy Mitchell This Is Gold: 75 songs (47-54), very comprehensive with 29 songs making CD debut ; good sound; highly recommended!, July 25 2015
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This 3 CD set, released by Disky from UK in 2005, contain 75 songs. I have compiled a detailed song listing (containing orchestra, single label & number, chart position, debut date, with personal comments)(US=US Singles Chart prior to 1955; CB Pop=Cash Box Singles Chart; RW Pop=Record World Singles Chart; UK=British Singles Chart):

DISC 1:
AL CERNIAK (Real Name: Al Cernik):
01 DREAM GIRL (Carmen Cavallaro) (Decca 24330)(uncharted a-side, December 1947)*rare gem; CD debut.
02 THE LOVE NEST (Buddy Kay Quintet)(MGM 10443)(uncharted a-side, June 1949)*rare gem; CD debut.
03 DON'T TELL MY HEART (Buddy Kay Quintet)(MGM 10387)(uncharted a-side, April 1949)*rare gem; CD debut.
AL GRANT:
04 CABARET (Dewey Bergman)(King 45-15004)(uncharted a-side, April 1949)*rare gem; CD debut.
05 FORGET ME NOT (Dewey Bergman)(King 45-15045)(uncharted a-side, June 1950)*rare gem; CD debut.
06 I WISH I HAD A RECORD (with the Satisfiers Four)(Rufe Smith)(King)(uncharted a-side, 1949)*rare gem; CD debut.
07 I'VE GOT A FRAME WITHOUT A PICTURE (with the Satisfiers Four)(Rufe Smith)(King 45-15016)(uncharted a-side, August 1949)*rare gem; CD debut.
GUY MITCHELL:
08 GIDDY-AP! (THE BUGGY RIDE SONG)(Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-38822)(uncharted a-side, May 1950)
09 WHERE IN THE WORLD (Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-38822)(b-side, May 1950)*rare gem; CD debut.
10 TO ME YOU'RE A SONG (Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-38872)(b-side, June 1950)*rare gem; CD debut.
11 ANGELS CRY (WHEN SWEETHEARTS TELL A LIE)(Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-38931)(uncharted a-side, August 1950)*Sweethearts misspelled as 'Sweathearts' in both the booklet and back cover; sloppy editing.
12 YOU'RE NOT IN MY ARMS TONIGHT (Columbia 4-38931)(b-side, August 1950)
13 MARRYING FOR LOVE (with Rosemary Clooney)(Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-39052)(b-side, August 1950)*from "Call Me Madam")*rare gem; CD debut.
14 YOU'RE JUST IN LOVE (with Rosemary Clooney)(Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-39052)(a-side)(US 24/1951)(August 1950)*from "Call Me Madam")
15 THE HOUSE OF SINGING BAMBOO (with Rosemary Clooney)(Percy Faith)(Columbia 4-39054)(uncharted a-side, October 1950)*from film "Pagan's Love Song"; rare gem; CD debut.
16 MY HEART CRIES FOR YOU (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39067)(a-side)(US 2(7)/1950)(December 1950)*gold record
17 THE ROVING KIND (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39067)(US b-side, December 1950)(US 4/1950)*double sided hit.
18 SPARROW IN THE TREE TOP (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39190)(a-side)(US 8/1951)(February 1951)
19 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39190)(b-side, February 1951)(US 27/1951)*double sided hit.
20 A BEGGAR IN LOVE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39331)(b-side, May 1951)
21 UNLESS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39331)(a-side)(US 17/1951)(May 1951)
22 MY TRULY, TRULY FAIR (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39415)(a-side)(US 2(1)/1951)(May 1951)*gold record
23 WHO KNOWS LOVE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39415)(b-side, May 1951)*rare gem; CD debut.
24 SWEETHEART OF YESTERDAY (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39512)(b-side, August 1951)(US 23/1951)*double sided hit.
25 BELLE, BELLE, MY LIBERTY BELLE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39512)(a-side)(US 9/1951)(August 1951)

DISC 2:
GUY MITCHELL:
01 I CAN'T HELP IT (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39595)(b-side, November 1951)(US 28/1951)*double sided hit.
02 WE WON'T LIVE IN A CASTLE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39639)(uncharted a-side, January 1952)
03 THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM AT OUR HOUSE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39595)(a-side)(US 20/1951)(November 1951)
04 WIMMIN' (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39639)(b-side, January 1952)
05 (THERE'S A PAWNSHOP ON THE CORNER IN) PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39663)(a-side)(US 4/1952)(February 1952)*gold record
06 THE DOLL WITH THE SAWDUST HEART (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39663)(b-side, February 1952)*rare gem; CD debut.
07 THE DAY OF JUBILO (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39753)(a-side)(US 26/1952)(May 1952)
08 JENNY KISSED ME (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39822)(b-side, August 1952)*rare gem; CD debut.
09 YOU'LL NEVER BE MINE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39753)(b-side, May 1952)
10 DON'T ROB ANOTHER MAN'S CASTLE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39886)(b-side, October 1952)*rare gem; CD debut.
11 A LITTLE KISS GOODNIGHT (with Doris Day)(Paul Weston)(Columbia 4-39714)(uncharted a-side, April 1962)
12 GENTLY, JOHNNY (with Doris Day)(Paul Weston)(Columbia 4-39714)(b-side, April 1962)
13 SHE WEARS RED FEATHERS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39909)(a-side)(US 19/1953; CB Pop 14/1953; UK 1(4)/1953)(December 1952)
14 PRETTY LITTLE BLACK-EYED SUSIE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39909)(b-side, December 1952)(UK 2/1953)*a-side in UK.
15 FEET UP (PAT HIM ON THE PO-PO)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39822)(a-side)(US 14/1952; CB Pop 18/1952; UK 2/1952)(August 1952)
16 (CAUSE I LOVE YOU) THAT'S WHY (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39879)(a-side)(US 24/1952; CB Pop 25/1952)(October 1952)
17 TRAIN OF LOVE (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39879)(b-side, October 1952)
18 WISE MAN OR FOOL (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39962)(uncharted a-side, 1953)
19 WHY SHOULD I GO HOME (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39886)(uncharted a-side, October 1952)*rare gem; CD debut.
20 A HOUSE WITHOUT LOVE*from album 'Songs Of The Open Spaces' (Columbia CL 6231)(October 1952)
21 LOST HIGHWAY*from album 'Songs Of The Open Spaces' (Columbia CL 6231)(October 1952)
22 MAIL MY HEART TO THE DEAD LETTER OFFICE*from album 'Songs Of The Open Spaces' (Columbia CL 6231)(October 1952)
23 I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER, MY LOVE*from album 'Songs Of The Open Spaces' (Columbia CL 6231)(October 1952)
24 BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH (THE CLOCK TOWER)(Joe Sherman)(Columbia 4-41576)(b-side, February 1960)*from album 'Songs Of The Open Spaces' (Columbia CL 6231)(October 1952)
25 MY DOG AND ME*from album 'Songs Of The Open Spaces' (Columbia CL 6231)(October 1952)

DISC 3:
GUY MITCHELL:
01 THE GREEN PINE TREE*from album 'Songs Of The Open Spaces' (Columbia CL 6231)(October 1952)
02 WALKIN' AND WON'DRIN' (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39962)(b-side, February 1953)*rare gem; CD debut.
03 CHICKA BOOM (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40035)(uncharted a-side, July 1953)*from film "Those Redheads From Seattle"
04 CLOUD LUCKY SEVEN (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40035)(b-side, July 1953)(UK 2/1953)*a-side in UK.
05 SO AM I (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39950)(b-side, February 1953)*rare gem; CD debut.
06 I WANT YOU FOR A SUNBEAM (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39950)(uncharted a-side, February 1953)*rare gem; CD debut.
07 TELL US WHERE THE GOOD TIMES ARE (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39992)(a-side)(US 23/1953)(May 1953)
08 HANNAH LEE (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40008)(b-side, June 1953)*rare gem; CD debut.
09 LOOK AT THAT GIRL (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40008)(a-side)(UK 1(6)/1953)(June 1953)
10 THERE'S NOTHING AS SWEET AS MY BABY (with Mindy Carson)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-39992)(b-side, May 1953)*rare gem; CD debut.
11 MAN AND WOMAN (with Rosemary Clooney)(Paramount Studio Orchestra)(Columbia 4-40158)(uncharted a-side, February 1954)*from film "Red Garters")
12 STROLLIN' BLUES (Norman Luboff)(Columbia 4-40077)(uncharted a-side, September 1953)*rare gem; CD debut.
13 SIPPIN' SODA (Norman Luboff)(Columbia 4-40077)(b-side, September 1953)(UK 11/1954)*a-side in UK.
14 THE CUFF OF MY SHIRT (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40128)(UK 9/1954)(November 1953)
15 GOT A HOLE IN MY SWEATER (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40128)(b-side, November 1953)*rare gem; CD debut.
16 TEAR DOWN THE MOUNTAINS (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40175)(b-side, February 1954)*rare gem; CD debut.
17 WHAT AM I DOIN' IN KANSAS CITY (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40278)(b-side, July 1954)*rare gem; CD debut.
18 A DIME AND A DOLLAR (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40159)(UK 8/1954)(February 1954)*from film "Red Garters")
19 MEET A HAPPY GUY (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40160)(b-side, February 1954)*from film "Red Garters"; rare gem; CD debut.
20 MY HEAVEN AND EARTH (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40240)(b-side, May 1954)*rare gem; CD debut.
21 BOB'S YER UNCLE (Mitch Miller)(Philips P.B. 293)(uncharted UK a-side, 1954)
22 YOU'VE RUINED ME (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40278)(uncharted a-side, July 1954)*rare gem; CD debut.
23 THERE ONCE WAS A MAN (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40240)(uncharted a-side, May 1954)*from "Pajama Game"; rare gem; CD debut.
24 I MET THE CUTEST LITTLE EYEFUL (IN THE EIFFEL TOWER)(Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40389)(uncharted a-side, November 1954)
25 GEE, BUT YOU GOTTA COME HOME (Mitch Miller)(Columbia 4-40389)(b-side, November 1954)

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 This 3-CD set with 75 songs is simply the best Guy Mitchell collection out there, covering the period from 1947 to 1954. There are 29 songs, with many rare b-sides, all making their CD debut.
2 This is the first time that songs under Al Cerniak and Al Grant are included. I have painstakingly compiled a Complete Singles Discography and found that:
(1) Under Al Cerniak, there are 4 songs under Carmen Cavallaro (one song is included), two songs under Steve Sacco, and two songs under Buddy Kaye Quintet (both included here).
(2) Under Al Grant, there are 11 songs in total, with 4 songs under Dewey Bergman (2 are included), five songs under Rufe Smith (2 songs are included), one under Leon Merion and one with just piano accompaniment.
3 The sound is surprisingly very well remastered. There are also album tracks from 'Songs of the Open Spaces.' One reviewer noted that there was sound from only one channel during these album tracks. I listened to them all and found that both channels were heard.
4 For a 3-CD set, the price is surprisingly cheap. Good value!

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 This set only covers until 1954 very comprehensively. So his biggest hits 'Singing The Blues' (1956) and 'Heartaches By The Number' (1959) are not included, but they are readily available elsewhere.
2 The 3 CDs have their own CD cases. But there is no booklet.
3 There are no label & number, and no chart position.
4 Misspelling the word 'Sweetheart' as 'Sweatheart' in both back cover and again in the CD inner sleeve reflects sloppy editing.
5 I feel that the editors are trying hard to arrange the songs chronologically. Having done the Complete discography, there are a lot of mix-ups, probably not noticed by the general public.

COMPLETE SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY:

Although Guy Mitchell has 20 singles on the US Pop Chart, I have painstakingly compiled A Complete Singles Discography, and found that he actually has 100 singles (charted & uncharted, from 1947 to 1990)(but only 184 songs, because 6 were repeated releases, 9 b-sides belonged to other artists, and 1 double b-sides (US & UK). His labels are (1) Decca (1947 ' 1948), (2) Music-Mart (1949), (3) MGM (1949), (4) King (1949), (5) Columbia (1950 ' 1961), (6) Joy (1962 ' 1963), (7) Chalice (1965), (8) Reprise (1966), (9) Starday (1967 ' 1969), (10) GMI (1975), (11) Top Hat Records (1988), and (12) BBC (1990).

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Guy Mitchell was born Al Cernik on February 27, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan. As noted above, he had a long, illustrious singing and charting career, and was in two movies 'Those Redheads From Seattle' and 'Red Garters.' He died from cancer on July 1, 1999 (age 72).

Guy Mitchell was an uncomplicated artist ' a straightforward entertainer and genial personality with a fine singing voice that can handle a wide range of materials. My old reference was 'The Definitive Guy Mitchell (Collectors' Choice, 2000, 50 songs with great sound), or the upcoming 'Complete US & UK Hits 1950-62' (Acrobat Music, 2015, 44 songs). If you like cheaper sets, 'The Very Best of Guy Mitchell' (One Day Music, 2015, 50 songs) is quite good, but the above three are not as complete as the current set, with reasonable sound and cheap price. This set is highly recommended.

Cuatro Vidas
Cuatro Vidas
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5.0 out of 5 stars Eydie Gorme & Trio Los Panchos Cuatro Vidas: has the same song listing as the much more expensive “More Amor”; good sound., July 25 2015
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This single CD “Cuatro Vidas” by Eydie Gorme and Trio Los Panchos (1970), released by CBS in 1987, has the same song listing as the much more expensive album “More Amor” originally released in 1965. I have compiled a detailed song listing (with album and singles label & number, chart position, debut date)(BB200=Billboard Album Chart):

LP “CUATRO VIDAS” (CBS 563)(1970):
01 Vereda Tropical
02 No Te Vayas Sin Mi
03 Desesperadamente
04 Oracion Caribe
05 Flores Negras
06 Mala Noche
07 Cuatro Vidas
08 Nochecita
09 Guitarra Romana
10 Guego Bajo Tu Piel
11 Mas Amor (Columbia 4-43444)(b-side, November 1965)
12 Luna Lunera

POSITIVE POINTS:

1 Eydie Gorme and Trio Los Panchos have released 3 domestic albums:
(1) “Amor” (Columbia 2203)(BB200 54/1964), and this was re-released under the title “Canta En Espanol” (CBS DCA 359)(1970).
(2) “More Amor” (Columbia 2376)(BB200 53/1965), and this was re-released under the title “Cuatro Vidas” (CBS 563)(1970).
(3) “Navidad Means Christmas” (Columbia 2557)(BB200 9/1966)
The “Amor/More Amor” twofer is very expensive. I am glad to report that you can purchase the re-released albums on CDs at a much cheaper price, although the album front covers are a little different, and the sequence of song listing was also different. Most importantly, the song listings in both cases are the same.
2 The sound is average, but quite acceptable.
3 Cheaper price when compared to the “Amor/More Amor” twofer.

NEGATIVE POINTS:

1 The booklet is a mere 4-page with no label & number and no chart position.
2 There are no bonus tracks.

FINAL THOUGHTS:

Eydie Gorme was born Edith Gomezzano on August 16, 1931 in the Bronx, New York. She married Steve Lawrence on December 29, 1957. They also recorded as the duo Parker & Penny in 1979. She died on August 10, 2013, six days before her 85th birthday, from undisclosed illness.

The harmonies and connection between Eydie Gorme and the original Trio Los Panchos are simply magical and silky smooth. In getting this CD plus “Canta En Espanol” CD, I essentially get the songs of both “Amor” and “More Amor” CDs at a much cheaper price. In my quest to complete my Eydie Gorme album collection, I can always create the album covers of “Amor” and “More Amor” CDs. This set is highly recommended to all Eydie Gorme and Trio Los Panchos fans, excellent in quality and low in price.

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