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MG-25024: Frankie Laine

[Front Cover] Label Type : black/gold Mercury type A
Matrix Number : SIDE-A MG 25040 A    H    25024A
SIDE-B MG 25024 B    H    25024A



Comments

paper sleeve type jacket.

Inside The Groove

A nice compilation from Frankie Laine's hit singles in 1947-1950.

Personal Impression (and brief notes)

Frankie Laine, mostly known as a huge hitter “That's My Desire”, “Rawhide” and many more, is also a great songwriter - such nice compositions like “We'll Be Together Again”, “It Only Happens Once”, “Put Yourself In My Place Baby” proves his talent.

Surprisingly for me, his early years' recordings were very close to Jazzy moods, rather than mellow (but boring) ballads with strings. This album, a compilation of Frankie Laine's 1947-1950 hit singles, also features his neat and pleasant jazzy singing backed up with solid combo section. Especially a person who plays tenor sax digs so nice.

Sorry, I did thought he is just a mere “old-time” singer. But now I'm different - I come to know that, at least his early recordings sounds attractive for me.

Strictly Personal Rating (to what extent I could enjoy this album)

8 out of 10




Track Listing

SIDE-A
A-1 3377 I'm In The Mood For Love -
A-2 1129 Cheri I Love You -
A-3 2857 You're Wonderful -
A-4 2850 Exactly Like You -
SIDE-B
B-1 2845 Rockin' Chair -
B-2 1432 Till We Meet Again -
B-3 2851 Don't Do Something To Someone Else -
B-4 2849 Waiting (At The End Of The Road) -

Personnel

A-2:
Frankie Laine (vo) with Carl Fischer's Orchestra (personnel unknown).
Recorded maybe in Los Angeles, CA on November 8, 1947.

B-2:
Frankie Laine (vo) with Harry Geller's Orchestra,
personnel including Carl Fischer (p).
Recorded in late 1947 (place unknown).

B-1:
Frankie Laine (vo) with Harry Geller's Orchestra,
personnel including Carl Fischer (p).
Recorded maybe in Los Angeles, CA on June 7, 1949.

A-4, B-3, B-4:
same personnel as B-1.
Recorded maybe in Los Angeles, CA on June 9, 1949.

A-3:
same personnel as B-1.
Recorded maybe in Los Angeles, CA on June 14, 1949.

A-1:
Frankie Laine (vo) with unknown.
Recorded in 1950 (place unknown).




The Artist Also Appears on...

Frankie Laine (vo) :
  • Mercury MG-25007 10-inch : Favorites
  • Mercury MG-25024 10-inch : Frankie Laine
  • Mercury MG-25025 10-inch : Songs From The Heart
  • Mercury MG-25026 10-inch : Frankie Laine
  • Mercury MG-25027 10-inch : Frankie Laine
  • Mercury MG-25097 10-inch : Mr. Rhythm Sings
  • Mercury MG-25124 10-inch : Music Maestro Please
  • Mercury MG-20069 : Songs By Frankie Laine
  • Mercury MG-20080 : That's My Desire
  • Mercury MG-20083 : Songs For People Together
  • Mercury MG-20085 : Concert Date
  • Mercury MG-20105 : With All My Heaert
  • Wing MGW-12110 : Sings His All Time Favorites
  • Wing MGW-12202 / SRW-16202 : That's My Desire
  • Wing SRW-16349 : Memories Of Frankie Laine's Greatest Hits

related information






Jackets

Front Back
[MG-25024 FRONT] [MG-25024 BACK]



Labels

Side A Side B
[MG-25024 A] [MG-25024 B]

MATSUBAYASHI 'Shaolin' Kohji <shaolin@rhythmaning.org>
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