Sunday, March 18, 2018

Volume Eleven-Ten Years On

Two posts in one day?  I must be coming down with something.  Anyway, this is the penultimate installment in the For Hi-Fi Living series.  It's also the second collection from Tony Osborne, and also the return of the interludes between songs that were so prevalent in the early volumes but haven't been seen in a bit, this time performed by a celeste.  This one could almost be subtitled "The Songs Of Mack Gordon & Harry Warren" since I think 4 of the 12 songs are written by the pair.  Surely that's not a coincidence, but I find no mention of it on the sleeve.  Perhaps they had a publishing deal with RCA at the time.  And David Rose shows up twice! Anyhow, please download and enjoy Tony Osborne And His Orchestra-A Trip To Romance (RCA Custom RAL-1011, Mono, 1957).

1. The Moon Was Yellow
2. The More I See You
3. Romance
4. You'll Never Know
5. Serenade In Blue
6. Holiday For Strings
7. Fools Rush In
8. Love Me Or Leave Me
9. Our Waltz
10. Little White Lies
11. I Had The Craziest Dream
12. A Little Bit Independent.

If this is your first time encountering this series, here at the links to the earlier volumes. Get 'em while they last, I don't know if they'll be back in another ten years!



Buster said...

Wow - am I impressed by your industrious output! Looking forward to this.

Have you considered that perhaps there is an EP of Tony Osborne performing Harry Warren songs? Coincidentally, I am preparing an LP of Harry Warren songs by the Spencer-Hagen Orchestra.

Lennonka said...

Thank you very much Ernie! You are great!

mel said...

Thanks again, Ernie.

barba said...

i like this series.

i don't love it. it's professional and state-of-the-art. i don't think any of the selections would make the 'greatest hits of the lounge movement'. but we need more fifties background music. they're not making any today.

docvoltage said...

I love this series for what it is: background music with lovely covers--a time capsule.

Any chance you can post album 12 as well please?



Phillip said...

Thanks so much for re-visiting this series Ernie.

Kwork said...

Oh fun. Thank you for continuing this series.

Ernie said...!VdUnFKRC!fi6-BsU2KCV52jCWvd1ifaojWb2w1qTU-cSUb3rR4W4

New link for 2020.

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