Varese Sarabande, the Sherman Oaks record label that recently released a retrospective on bubble-gum pop, now salutes the summer pop tradition with a CD that brings together summer-themed recordings, both hits and obscurities. Still, the new collection--conceived and produced by Cary E. Mansfield and Bill Pitzonka--is ideal for summer parties which means year-round in Southern California and as a starting point for drafting your own list of the great summer songs.
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In the years that followed, under the management of the founder—owners, Dub Taylor and Chris Kuchler, the label expanded its catalogue to include jazz, classical and other genres of recordings. The first film soundtrack LP album was released in Initially, the new label was located at Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. During its early years, it issued classical music and film score LPs, and in the s and s, became the world's largest producer of original motion picture scores on compact disc.
Summer beach music was custom made for oldies lovers, because so many of the 50s, 60s, and 70s greatest hits celebrated summer in different ways — not just beach music but music for the surfer, the suddenly freed student, or just people who enjoyed wearing shorts after a long bitter winter. Here's a list of the best summer music albums and oldies summer compilations, in no particular order, including beach music, surf instrumentals, hot rod anthems, and just generally sunny music all around. A disc from Varese Vintage that's simply packed with all manner of summer songs.
The Coasters are a doo-wop group that started in October Jacobs left the group in Only two of the Robins—Gardner and Nunn—were willing to make the move to Atlantic, recording their first songs in the same studio as the Robins had done Master Recorders.
The analog extravaganza that is Record Store Day returns Saturday with more than new releases, reissues, rarities, and oddities at hundreds of participating stores around the world. As usual with this decade-old event, the music on offer can be plainly overwhelming not to mention erratic in quality and purpose. Even more than any of her studio work at the time, Ella sounds alive here: loose and giddy during the upbeat numbers, tender and heartfelt on the ballads. This first time vinyl pressing loses none of those qualities, even in its pink and blue limited edition colored wax edition.
Some of these titles would later see a CD release in the series or later by the label or be reissued by other soundtrack labels including Intrada Records, Kritzerland Records, Citadel Recrods and more. Many of these titles have also seen a CD release refer to the series and the CD Club release lists below by the label itself or through other labels over the last few decades that include Intrada Records, Citadel Records, Kritzerland Records and more. The CD and LP counterparts were both made for most titles between andwhen LPs starting to be on the way out in favor of this new media friendly format that would also hold more music unlike LP's.
We begin with the s when the LP was in its infancy and the modern world as we know it was starting to take shape. The s are generally perceived as a monochrome and conservative decade, in contrast to the technicolour and revolutionary s. The recorded music of the s, however, reveals a different picture.