Tag: Easy Listening

James Last/Bert Kaempfert: Happy Sounds Forever (él Records)

él Records’ latest compilation brings together the work of two German Easy Listening superstars-names likely not known today outside of their homeland, but nonetheless both are substantial artists in their own right.

James Last/Bert Kaempfert: Happy Sounds Forever (él Records)

él Records’ latest compilation brings together the work of two German Easy Listening superstars-names likely not known today outside of their homeland, but nonetheless both are substantial artists in their own right.

John Barry: John Barry Plays 007 & Other 60s Themes For Film, Television, and Radio (el Records)

John Barry was a masterful composer, and though this collection of his early years might only scratch the surface of his compositions during the early 1960s, it still shows the depth of the man’s talents.

John Barry: John Barry Plays 007 & Other 60s Themes For Film, Television, and Radio (el Records)

John Barry was a masterful composer, and though this collection of his early years might only scratch the surface of his compositions during the early 1960s, it still shows the depth of the man’s talents.

Anita Kerr/Rod McKuen/San Sebastian Strings: The Sea, The Earth, The Sky (El Records)

This three-disc set compiles a trilogy of spoken word albums and a heady collaboration between poet Rod McKuen and arranger Anita Kerr.

Anita Kerr/Rod McKuen/San Sebastian Strings: The Sea, The Earth, The Sky (El Records)

This three-disc set compiles a trilogy of spoken word albums and a heady collaboration between poet Rod McKuen and arranger Anita Kerr.

The Johnny Mann Singers: Night (El Records/Cherry Red)

Johnny Mann was a masterful orchestra and choral arranger, who with his Johnny Mann Singers made some fine easy listening music. These three albums highlight the group’s masterful handling of American Popular Song.

The Johnny Mann Singers: Night (El Records/Cherry Red)

Johnny Mann was a masterful orchestra and choral arranger, who with his Johnny Mann Singers made some fine easy listening music. These three albums highlight the group’s masterful handling of American Popular Song.

Michel Legrand: Bonjour Paris (El Records)

French-born jazz composer’s 1956 album, Bonjour Paris, was a stunning declaration of intent by a young composer who would go on to great heights. Sixty years later, it’s still a helluva record.

Michel Legrand: Bonjour Paris (El Records)

French-born jazz composer’s 1956 album, Bonjour Paris, was a stunning declaration of intent by a young composer who would go on to great heights. Sixty years later, it’s still a helluva record.