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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Dean Upchurch And The Country Explosion In Concert

All Shook Up
I Fall To Pieces
Dean Upchurch And The Country Explosion In Concert
Jewel Records - Cincinnati, Ohio JRC80809
1980

The Country Explosion worked out of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Favorite Requests - Dyna-Tones

McArthur's Park
Dyan-Tones
Favorite Requests
Domtome Records 7345
Recorded at Vern Castle Studio

From the back cover: Though they call Chicago their home, the trio is well known in other entertainment centers in 27 states of the United States; top entrainment spots like the Fountainbleu in Miami, Lake Geneva's Playboy Club, and in Las Vegas the Alladin and the Dunes Hotel - where the group once shared the bill with Al Hirt. Also in their travels have been the Continental Plaza Hotel, Chicago - Antler Plaza, Colorado Springs - the Winnipeg Inn, Canada, and the Bonaventure Hotel, Montreal - etc.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Raining Down Happiness - Bonnie Lou

Sweet Seasons
Raining Down Happiness
Bonnie Lou
Wrayco Records WSLP-217

From the back cover: Bonnie is real, Bonnie is honest and she's not affected by the so called glamour that television stars are supposed to have... and believe me again, she is a star!

The Key Notes

By The Time I Get To Phoenix
The Key Notes
Artists Records - Cincinnati, Ohio
700906

Watermelon Man
Wichita Lineman
Spanish Harlem
Who Can I Turn To
On A Clear Day
Misty
What Kind Of Fool Am I
Many With A Horn
Walk On By
By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Made Up
Moonlight In Vermont

Key Notes II

Proud Mary
Sloopy
The Key Notes II
Artists Records - Cincinnati, Ohio
711214

Watch What Happens
Satin Doll
Soon It's Gonna Rain
Cherry Pink
Sloopy
You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Close To You
Bill Bailey
Spanish Eyes
Proud Mary
Green Green Grass
Walkin' The Dog

The Key Notes Plus One

Then Came You
For The Good Times
The Key Notes Plus One
Artists Records - Cincinnati, Ohio
741128

You And Me Against The World
Pieces Of Dreams
I Don't Know How To Love Him
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
The Right Thing To Do
It's Too Late
They Came You
The Way We Were
The Summer Knows
For The Good Times
Wave
I Honestly Love You

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Janos To You From The Caribbean

Bernadette
Janos To You From The Caribbean
Florida Records J-101

Expensive to produce gatefold souvenir cruise album produced by Janos Nagy, in conjunction with The Norweigian Caribbean Lines to offer to guests of the Starward, Skyward and Southward.''

Janos credits himself with playing piano, vocals, organ (Hammond Organ X66, accordion, Hawaian Quitar, and Cernophon (electric piano). This is how the spellings occur on the back cover.

Also from the back cover: Arrangement, photo cover by Janos Nagy with his Hasselbald Camera

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A Pair Of Diamonds

Proud Mary - Put Your Hand In The Hand - Joy To The World
Until It's Time For You To Go
A Pair Of Diamonds
Recorded By Concert Sound, Chicago
U55962

Friday, August 10, 2012

The Panatics

Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine
Cruise With The Panatics
Cruise Records

From the back cover: The Panatics are natives of the Island Of Trinidad.

Yellow Bird
Gypsy Rhondo
More
Never On Sunday
Island In The Sun
Jamaica Farewell
Those Were The Days
Lamacarena
Aquarius
Let The Sun Shine

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Love Songs And Trail Dust - Jeff Blue

My Way
Love Songs And Trail Dust
Jeff Blue
CVS Records

From the back cover: I'm proud of this one. It has something... a finesse that is hard to achieve. Jeff's personality is reflective in his singing... warm, sincere and very personable. This album is a showcase of his excellent vocal quality. – Don D. Sheets, Producer CVS Records

Love's Greatest Songs - Bob Kames

Help Me Make It Through The Night
Love's Greatest Songs
Produced and Recorded by Bob Kames
GRT / Sunnyvale Records - 9330-319
1977

From the back cover: Bob Kames has the highest regard for the late Franklin McCormack, who was one of the finest "spoken-word" artists. This is one of the reasons why Bob has so deeply enjoyed doing this album.

Bob Kames on King Records: A Hawaiian Party

Bob Kames (image from the back cover)

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Strangers In A Foolish Land

Stranger In A Foolish Land
Strangers In A Foolish Land
Neil Baroni - In Fusion
Nei-Mar Productions

From the back cover: Artists do not make the rules, but they do influence the enacting of them by reflecting the society in which they live.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Promised - Bill & Lisa

Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In
Koobamanah
Proud Mary
Promised
Bill & Lisa
Recorded and Manufactured by Columbia Record Productions
BL 100 - 1973

From the back cover: Music today is so open to style and expression that we enjoy the challenge of always presenting a wide variety of songs to reach as many people as possible. They have been entertaining alternately between the Montauk Golf & Racquet Club and Gurney's Inn for the past three years. Off season, Bill and Lisa perform on cruise ships, including trips to the South Pacific and the Orient.

Lazy River
Island In The Sun
Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In
Once Upon A Time
Anytime Of The Year
Blow Ye Winds
Koobamanah
I Don't Know How To Love Him
Put Your Hand In The Hand - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
Guitarra De Guillermo
Mariann
Proud Mary
The Hawaiian Wedding Song

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Viking Presents The Internationals

More Tonight
Medley Of Favorites
The Viking Restaurant
The Viking Presents The Internationals
Music For Listening And Dancing

Souvenir from The Viking Restaurant and Lounge located in Dania, Florida.

Someone wrote "November 1975" on the cover.

Interior photograph (postcard image)