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MGF-27525: What The Dickens! / Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

[Front Cover] Label Type : light blue Fontana
Matrix Number : SIDE-A MG 27525A F 1    RR    II
SIDE-B MG 27525B F 1    RR    I



Comments

U.S. issue of Fontana [UK] TL/STL-5203.

Equivalent release: Fontana SRF-67525 (stereo).

with original Fontana inner sleeve.

Inside The Groove

Impressive big combo session - all of the tracks inspired by Charles Dickens' text, from original English Fontana recording.

Personal Impression (and brief notes)

(will be added later)

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

8 out of 10




Track Listing

SIDE-A
A-1 1-31378 Prologue To What The Dickens 2:26
A-2 1-31379 Weller Never Did (from Pickwick Papers) 1:58
A-3 1-31380 Little Nell (from The Old Curiosity Shop) 2:51
A-4 1-31381 The Infant Phenomenon (from Nicholas Nickleby) 2:12
A-5 1-31382 Demndest Little Fascinator (from Nicholas Nickleby) 3:09
A-6 1-31384 Dotheboys Hall (from Oliver Twist) 4:24
A-7 1-31385 Ghosts (from A Christmas Carol) 2:223
SIDE-B
B-1 1-31386 David And The Bloaters (from David Copperfield) 2:57
B-2 1-31387 Please Sir, I Want Some More (from Oliver Twist) 2:01
B-3 1-31388 The Artful Dodger (from Oliver Twist) 1:39
B-4 1-31389 Waiting For Something To Turn Up (from David Copperfield) 2:46
B-5 1-31390 Dodson And Fogg (from Pickwick Papers) 1:55
B-6 1-31391 The Pickwick Club (from Pickwick Papers) 3:15
B-7 1-31392 Sergeant Buzfuz (from Pickwick Papers) 2:15
B-8 1-31393 Finale To What The Dickens 2:29

Personnel


Personnel/recorded date/master numbers confirmed with the Ruppli's discography.
(“The Mercury Labels - A Discography” by Ruppli and Novitsky, Greenwood Press, 1993)

Leon Calvert (tp,flh), Kenny Wheeler (tp, tenor horn), Dickie Hawdon (tp, tenor horn), Gus Galbraith (tp),
Tony Russell (tb), Eddie Harvey (tb), Roy Snyder or Alf Reece (tuba),
Johnny Dankworth (as, cl), Roy East (as, fl, cl), Vic Ash (ts, cl), Art Ellefson (ts, b-cl),
Alan Dranscombe (p, vib, xyl), Kenny Napper or Spike Heatley (b), Johnny Butts (ds).

Guest Soloists:
Jimmy Deuchar (tp), Tony Coe (ts, cl),
Tubby Hayes (ts), Peter King (ts), Ronny Scott (ts), Bobby Wellins (ts), Dick Morrissey (ts),
Ronnie Ross (bs), Ronnie Stephenson (ds), Roy Webster (perc), David Shell (harp).

Recorded in London, UK on July 29, July 31, August 7 and October 4, 1963.




Jackets

Front Back
[MGF-27525 FRONT] [MGF-27525 BACK]



Labels

Side A Side B
[MGF-27525 A] [MGF-27525 A]



Inner Sleeve

Front Back
[MGF-27525 FRONT SLEEVE] [MGF-27525 BACK SLEEVE]



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