Sunday, July 25, 2021

CiJ 2021-Part 1

Well, now that I've spent most of the month sharing best-of collections with you, it turns out that I do have a few new songs to share with you. Between the global pandemic and my girlfriend moving in with me, buying records has not been much of a priority for the past year and a half. But I've still been able to buy some things here and there, and I've spent way more time on Discogs than any one man really should. I bought a few things here and there that I just couldn't resist, so I'm going to spend a few days sharing the fruits of my labor with you. Let's see what's in the first pile.

1. The Star Of Bethlehem by Nelson T. Huffman from Life Of Jesus In Song (No Label LOJ, Stereo).  Funnily enough, a couple days after I found this record, I saw a sealed copy in a thrift store. I didn't think it was good enough to splurge on a second copy.

2. Er Is Een Kindeke Geborn Op D'Aard (Dutch Carol) ("There Is A Child Born On The Earth") by The Yale Glee Club-Fenno Heath, Director-Tenor Soloist: Michael A. Barnett '67 from The Yale Glee Club In Concert (No Label LP-321, Stereo, 1967). I didn't realize until it was too late that I'd already shared this with you some years back.  That happens more and more lately. I've shared so much, plus my memory isn't what it used to be.

3. Drummer's Holiday by The New York Percussion Trio-Murry Solomon, Guest Bass-Ray Wright, Conductor & Arranger from Holiday For Percussion (Vox ST-VX 25.740, Stereo, 1958). With a name like Holiday For Percussion, you better believe I had to hunt down a copy via Discogs.

4. Na Leanbhai I Mbeithil (The Children In Bethlehem) by Mary O'Hara from Songs Of Ireland (Tradition (Everest) TLP 1024, Electronically Re-Recorded To Simulate Stereo, 1958). Another one that I'd shared before.

5. Angels We Have Heard On High by The Bell Singers-Winifred Settle, Director-Janis Haiser, Accompanist from Let There Be Music (No Label FR-703 (Sponsored By Southern Bell Girls Club-Louisville, KY), Mono). It wouldn't be Christmas in July without random singers and their home-produced albums.

And that's it for now, just five songs. I don't want to promise too much, there isn't a whole lot in the bucket, but it should get better.  Stay tuned.



Buster said...

New stuff - bravo!

Badgercat said...

Ted Lasso...Olympics...Ernie's new shares. Pretty good evening ahead as I see it!

Ernie said...

I'm full of surprises! :)