Thursday, February 15, 2007

Oodles Of Doodles CCXV

It's been a while since I brought you both a doodle and an RCA tag at the same time, so here you go. Both of these images hail from Larry Elgart And His Orchestra-New Sounds At The Roosevelt (RCA Victor LSP-2045, 1959). There's a great doodle with a couple of couples dancing in the foreground, and some performing heads in the background representing the "And His Orchestra" bit. The front of the LP brings us this tagline, "Ballroom At Home". And I just noticed that the liner notes were penned by none other than Hugh Hefner! Wow, you really get the whole package with this record. By the way, there's an Aston-Martin on the cover (two years before James Bond!), and the Roosevelt of the title is a "prominent New York hotel", as Mr. Hefner puts it in his liner notes. No sign of Larry's brother Les on this release. Did they do much stuff apart? Most of the LPs I see are by the two of them together.

2 comments:

Stephen said...

I love the orchestra guys in this one. Any idea who did it?

ca christmas said...

You can see where the artist SHAG (Josh Agle) got his inspiration.