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THE EVERLY BROTHERS – Christmas With The Everly Brothers – (Warner Brothers) – 1962

"It's Christmas time pretty baby and the snow is falling on the ground"… well, not here in Brisbane it's not, but in the Christmas sprit I have pulled this record from the pile. Now, I have always liked, no loved, … Continue reading

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BRIAN HYLAND – Sealed with a Kiss – (ABC Paramount) – 1962

When it comes to white boy pop from the 60s Brian Hyland is the person I know the least about. Maybe it’s because he isn’t a Bobby? I know the Bobby’s : Darin, Vee,  Rydell, Vinton. I also know Lou … Continue reading

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BOBBY RYDELL – An Era Reborn – (Cameo) – 1962

Bobby was one of the many musical hit making “Bobby” pop singers of the early 1960s …. Vinton, Darin, Rydell, Vee.   The Bobby singers are largely disrespected and undervalued. Darin was the best by far but all the Bobby … Continue reading

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BOBBY VEE – A Bobby Vee Recording Session – (Liberty) – 1962

I have said in the past “I have commented on some of Vee’s later albums which I find quite endearing and much underrated”.   That statement goes someway to explaining why I keep listening to new Bobby Vee albums. They … Continue reading

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JAY AND THE AMERICANS – At The Cafe Wha? – (United Artists) – 1962

OK … by now you all should know I'm partial to the vocal group Jay and The Americans. At their best they were one of the best vocal harmony groups, black or white. At worst they were strictly saccharine MOR. … Continue reading

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TONY BENNETT – I Left My Heart in San Francisco – (CBS) – 1962

This is probably the first Tony Bennett album I heard back in the 1980s … and I'm not sure where that LP is now. Which annoys me as I don't like losing things. I have a vague recollection that I chucked it … Continue reading

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GLEN CAMPBELL – Big Bluegrass Special – (Capitol) – 1962

 what Frank is listening to #76 – GLEN CAMPBELL – Big Bluegrass Special – (Capitol) – 1962   Where do I start with Glen Campbell? The guy is a bonafide living legend. From rock band member, to session man, to … Continue reading

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