Tag: Dean Martin

Various Artists: Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs Present State Of The Union: The American Dream In Crisis 1967-1973 (Ace Records)

This absolutely essential compilation from musicologists and Saint Etienne masterminds Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs offers a very rare glimpse into how older, mainstream American pop musicians addressed the changing times of the Richard Nixon/Vietnam war era.

Various Artists: Banana Split For My Baby: 33 Gems From the Good Old Summertime (Bear Family)

German reissue label Bear Family offers up a unique and delightful compilation dedicated to all things related to having fun in the summertime. It’s a fun, eclectic compilation of songs from all sorts of genres from the 1950s and early 60s.