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FABIAN – Hold That Tiger! – (Chancellor) – 1959

I’ve always liked Fabian as a result of watching films he made in the 1960s. Not  just the teen films but  his two films with Jimmy Stewart, “Mr Hobbs Takes a Vacation” (1962) and Dear Brigitte (1965), as well as … Continue reading

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JOHNNY CASH – Songs of Our Soil – (Columbia) – 1959

Johnny's third album for his new label, Columbia, in a year. The album is groundbreaking in the Johnny Cash world … It is his first concept album, though it is not a fully fledged concept album like some of his … Continue reading

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JOHNNY CASH – Hymns By Johnny Cash – (Columbia) – 1959

Johnny Cash was a devout man. Too many times we try to remould the musician we admire into a variation of our own image. It’s as if we say, I can’t possibly like this person unless he is like me… … Continue reading

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JOHNNY RESTIVO – Oh Johnny! – (RCA) – 1959

what Frank is listening to #81 – JOHNNY RESTIVO – Oh Johnny! – (RCA) – 1959 Johnny was very much the mould for the second generation rock stars: he was from the north (New York); he was very young (15 … Continue reading

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ARTHUR LYMAN – Bahia (Hi Fi) – 1959

what Frank is listening to #67 – ARTHUR LYMAN – Bahia (Hi Fi) – 1959   I have a lot of Arthur Lyman LPs – more than Martin Denny and Les Baxter. He was the one that really got me into exotica … Continue reading

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TOMMY SANDS – Sands Storm – (RCA) – 1959

what Frank is listening to #47- TOMMY SANDS – Sands Storm – (RCA) – 1959   Tommy Sands was one of the million Elvis rip-offs in the late 50s (eg: Gene Vincent, Terry Stafford, Bobby Darin, Ral Donner, Dion, Ricky Nelson, … Continue reading

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