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SR-60050: Selections From Porgy And Bess And Showboat

[Front Cover] Label Type : black Mercury type C (large oval)
Matrix Number : SIDE-A SR_60050_A FR1    B1    I
SIDE-B SR_60050_B FR1    A1    I



Comments

Equivalent release: Mercury MG-20394 (mono).

with original Mercury inner sleeve.

Inside The Groove

An orchestra with strings, playing famous tunes from two Broadway musicals.

Personal Impression (and brief notes)

An easy-listening orchestra album - very comfortable sound, although it doesn't have much musical thrills :(

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

4 out of 10




Track Listing

SIDE-A
A-1 PB1210 (17818) Summertime -
A-2 PB1211 (17819) I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' -
A-3 PB1215 (17823) My Man's Gone Now -
A-4 PB1209 (17817) Bess, You Is My Woman Now -
A-5 PB1214 (17822) A Woman Is A Sometime Thing -
A-6 PB1213 (17821) It Ain't Necessarily So -
SIDE-B
B-1 PB1206 (17814) Why Do I Love You -
B-2 PB1208 (17816) Bill -
B-3 PB1205 (17813) Make Believe -
B-4 PB1207 (17815) You Are Love -
B-5 PB1212 (12820) Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man -
B-6 PB1216 (17824) Ol' Man River -

Personnel


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

Eric Steele (cond) and his Orchestra.
Recorded in Barclay Studio A, Paris, France, 1958.

Engineer: Gerhard Lerner, of Barclay Studios Hoche, Paris.




Jackets

Front Back
[SR-60050 FRONT] [SR-60050 BACK]



Labels

Side A Side B
[SR-60050 A] [SR-60050 B]



Inner Sleeve

Front Back
[SR-60050 FRONT SLEEVE] [SR-60050 BACK SLEEVE]



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