augustus 14, 2017

Elvis Presley - ´Soundtrack´ Fun In Acapulco (1963) Lp

Fun in Acapulco is the nineteenth album by American singer and musician Elvis Presley, released on RCA Victor Records.
The last film Elvis made prior to the outbreak of Beatlemania, Fun in Acapulco is redolent of the silly, carefree days of the early '60s -- a time when rock & roll appeared to be in remission, partially because Presley devoted his time to cinematic froth like this. Conceptually, Fun in Acapulco, a kissing cousin to Blue Hawaii, is a lark set in a sunny, exotic location and has a soundtrack to match. Every song has a south of the border feel, either in its rhythms or mock Spanish, a tactic that makes sense in the confines of the film but can be deeply ridiculous on record, particularly on the cartoonish "Guadalajara," where mariachi and opera meet in garish fashion, "(There's) No Room to Rhumba in a Sports Car," and "The Bullfighter Was a Lady," pieces of camp designed to be heard nowhere outside the confines of the film. Such frivolities seem even more absurd when contrasted with similarly spirited cuts that actually do work: the woozy title track, "Mexico," "Marguerita," and "Bossa Nova Baby," which in this context seems to rock pretty hard. Despite all this, the clear standout here is "Slowly But Surely," a bit of hip-swiveling seduction positively drenched in fuzz guitar, the first time such an effect was heard on a Presley record. Here, Elvis seems to tentatively engage with the swinging '60s that are just around the corner, while the rest of the record belongs to squaresville, an aesthetic that's alternatingly amiable and embarrassing.

The third of his tropical "travelogue films" for Paramount Pictures after Blue Hawaii and Girls! Girls! Girls! finds Elvis frolicing in Mexico. The standard stable of songwriters for Presley delivered songs to match, with titles like "Marguerita," "El Toro," "You Can't Say No In Acapulco," and "The Bullfighter Was A Lady." Included as well was the 1937 standard "Guadalajara" by Pepe Guízar. With the change from the normal routine, and with the addition of trumpet players Rudolph Loera and Anthony Terran, Presley engaged the material with greater enthusiasm than on recent soundtrack outings. Four of these songs would be included on the 1995 compilation Command Performances: The Essential 60s Masters II: the title track, "Mexico," "Marguerita," and the song released as the lead single, "Bossa Nova Baby".
"Bossa Nova Baby" arrived in stores one month prior to the soundtrack, coupled with the track "Witchcraft" by rhythm and blues songwriter and arranger Dave Bartholomew and a hit for The Spiders in 1956. The fact that the bossa nova craze of the 1960s was a Brazilian phenomenon rather than a Mexican one mattered little, as the single peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as reaching as high as the 20th spot on the R&B singles chart.
Compensating for the short ten-track It Happened at the World's Fair album, Presley's manager, Colonel Tom Parker, insisted on making Fun in Acapulco a good value. Two additional tracks, "Love Me Tonight" and "Slowly But Surely" were pulled from the aborted album sessions of May 1963, and added here to bring the running order up to thirteen tracks.

Side A
A1. Fun In Acapulco  (2:30)
A2. Vino, Dinero Y Amor  (1:54)
A3. Mexico  (1:59)
A4. El Toro  (2:41)
A5. Marguerita  (2:40)
A6. The Bullfighter Was A Lady  (2:02)
A7. (There’s) No Room To Rhumba In A Sports Car  (1:50)

Side B
B1. I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here  (2:51)
B2. Bossa Nova, Baby  (1:59)
B3. You Can’t Say No In Acapulco  (1:53)
B4. Guadalajara  (2:42)
B5. Love Me Tonight  (1:58)
B6. Slowly But Surely  (2:11)

Personnel
Notes
Release: 1963
Genre: Rock & Roll
Format: LP
Label: RCA Victor Records
Catalog# PL-42357
Prijs: € 10,00

Vinyl: Goed
Hoes: Gebruikerssporen

Fons Jansen - ´De Lachende Kerk´ (1964) - Lp

Alphonsus Paulus Johannes Maria (Fons) Jansen (Bussum, 12 oktober 1925Hilversum, 23 maart 1991) was een Nederlandse cabaretier en schrijver.
Jansen werd als derde van de vier geboren in een muzikaal gezin. Zijn vader was cellist, zijn moeder concertpianiste en zijn oudere zus Annemiek Padt-Jansen, die later de politiek in ging, bespeelde de harp.
Door zijn vader kwam Fons Jansen al op jonge leeftijd in aanraking met opera's, operettes, concerten, toneel, revue, cabaret en film. Toch verbood hij de toneelaspiraties die zijn zoon had na het zien van een voorstelling van de vermaarde clown Buziau.
Als medewerker van 'Waalheuvel' geeft Jansen lezingen die door hun komische aard zouden uitmonden in zijn eerste cabaretprogramma, De Lachende Kerk uit 1962. Voor het eerst kan er worden gelachen om de kerk, ook door gelovigen. De boodschap 'twijfelen is toegestaan' is een bevrijding voor Jansens publiek dat veelal een strenge katholieke opvoeding heeft genoten. Met milde spot wil hij aantonen hoe belachelijk het instituut 'Kerk' op bepaalde gebieden is en hoe dat instituut een hele generatie in verwarring heeft gebracht. Het programma zit vol met woordspelingen en grappen. Maar Jansen is meer dan een moppentapper. Hij is een strijder tegen de psychische terreur van de katholieke moraal zoals hij die heeft ondervonden, en wil zorgen dat een volgende generatie die zal worden bespaard.

Op 6 mei 1962 ging 'De lachende Kerk' in première, een programma waarin Jansen de Rooms-Katholieke Kerk op de hak nam.
 Samen met Plemper, die hem zowel begeleidde op piano als het technische aspect voor zijn rekening nam, had Jansen de stap naar het cabaret gemaakt.
De voorstelling werd al snel met enthousiasme ontvangen, en Jansen en Plemper zouden tot 1965 door het land toeren.


Side A
A1. Roomsen
A2. Weet Je Nog Wel Oudje
A3. Hoe Moet Ik Leven
A4. Lekker Alles Zeggen

Side B
B1. Bent U Ertegen
B2. De Pastoor
B3. Sentimenteel

Credits
Notes
Release: 1965
Genre: Nederlandstalig / Cabaret
Format: LP
Label: Columbia Records
Catalog# HSX 121
Prijs: € 10,00

Vinyl: Goed
Cover:  Goed

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augustus 12, 2017

Soundtrack - High Society (1956) - Lp

High Society is a 1956 American musical comedy film directed by Charles Walters and starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, and Frank Sinatra. The film was produced by Sol C. Siegel for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and shot in VistaVision and Technicolor, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
Based on the play The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry, with a screenplay by John Patrick, the film is about a successful popular jazz musician who tries to win back the affections of his ex-wife, who is preparing to marry another man.
The cast also features Celeste Holm, John Lund and Louis Calhern, with a musical contribution by Louis Armstrong.
High Society was the last film appearance of Grace Kelly, before she became Princess consort of Monaco.

Producer Sol C. Siegel paid Porter $250,000 for his first original film score in eight years; it introduced a couple of pop standards, including "True Love" and "You're Sensational". Not only did Sinatra and Crosby collaborate for the first time, but behind the scenes two master orchestrators – Conrad Salinger and Nelson Riddle – melded their arrangements under the baton of Johnny Green. Armstrong and his band get a couple of standout moments and Kelly has her only role in a musical.

A soundtrack album was released the year of the film's release and was a major success in both America and the United Kingdom. It has been said[citation needed] that one of the main reasons star Sinatra was drawn to the film was a mock-tipsy duet with his boyhood idol Crosby on "Well, Did You Evah!", a song from an earlier Porter show, DuBarry Was a Lady (1939), re-adapted and added at the last minute when it was noted that the two singers did not have a duet to perform in the film.
The title of the song "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" gained new significance a half-century later as the title of a global game show franchise. "I Love You, Samantha" has also become a jazz favorite for improvisations.

Side A
A1. Johnny Green, conducting the MGM Studio Orchestra – High Society (Overture) – 3:27
A2. Louis Armstrong and His Band – High Society Calypso – 2:21
A3. Bing Crosby – Little One – 2:29
A4. Celeste Holm & Frank Sinatra – Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? – 2:04
A5. Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly – True Love – 3:05

Side B
B1. Frank Sinatra – You’re Sensational – 3:50
B2. Bing Crosby – I Love You, Samantha – 4:25
B3. Louis Armstrong and His Band & Bing Crosby – Now You Has Jazz – 4:14
B4. Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra – Well, Did You Evah! – 3:44
B5. Frank Sinatra – Mind if I Make Love to You? – 2:21

Credits
Notes
Release: 1956
Label: EMI Records
Catalog# 5C048-50714
Prijs: € 20,00

Album: Goed
Cover: Goed

augustus 11, 2017

Gerard Lenorman - Drôles De Chansons (1976) - Lp

Gérard Lenorman (echte naam Gérard Aumard, Bénouville (Calvados), 9 februari 1945) is een Frans zanger en tekstschrijver.
Lenorman werd in de Normandische plaats Bénouville geboren als zoon van een onbekende Duitse soldaat en Franse moeder. Als kind wilde hij al zanger worden, op twaalfjarige leeftijd schreef hij het nummer Le Vagabond. Zijn eerste album kwam uit in 1968. Gedurende de jaren '70 en het begin van de jaren '80 was hij erg succesvol in Frankrijk en de Francophonie.
Lenorman is door de bank altijd een romantische zanger geweest en ook gebleven. Dat was hij niet alleen tijdens de jaren zestig, maar dat bleef hij ook nadien. Niet voor niets noemden de Fransen hem graag ‘le petit page‘. Nostalgie is in zijn genre vaak troef, een sentimentele melodie ligt hem wel.
Toen de cool generation het vanaf de jaren tachtig voor het zeggen had, kon hij niet echt meer aanpikken en leek het alsof hij zijn greep op de hitlijsten moest lossen.
Gelukkig kan hij terugvallen op een rist liedjes die de term evergreen gerust mag worden opgespeld.


Hij treedt links en rechts op als Jerry Wells met liedjes van onder meer Johnny Hallyday, wordt zanger bij diverse groepjes.


Als aanloop naar zijn succesvolle album “Drôles de chansons” scoort Gérard in de Franse hitlijsten in 1975 met Le funambule, een nummer van Claude Lemesle gekoppeld aan het door hemzelf samen met Pierre Delanoë geschreven La ballade des gens heureux.
Voor velen is en blijft dit in de Benelux het bekendste liedje van hem, een meezinger van de bovenste plank, maar ook een liedje dat wat heeft geknabbeld aan zijn credibiliteit hier bij ons.
Meezingertjes blijven aan je kleven en die kleefkracht geraak je niet zo gemakkelijk kwijt.
Voor de meesten hier was dit de eerste kennismaking met Lenorman en dat was voor hem toch wel een spijtige zaak, want hij had meer in zijn mars.
In het voorjaar van 1976 levert dit Gérard in Nederland een tweede plaats  in de Nederlandse Top Veertig op, bij ons zit er een maand later een zesde plaats in de Top Dertig in.

In Frankrijk wordt in 1976 dus zijn album “Drôles de chansons” uitgebracht, een album dat we terecht een van zijn populairste, zo niet zijn allerpopulairste mogen noemen met daarop hoogvliegers zoals Michèle, Gentil dauphin triste en Voici les clés. Michèle kwam uit de pen van Didier Barbelivien, het dolfijnenliedje was van hemzelf samen met Pierre Delanoë geschreven en Voici les clés was  een tekst van Pierre op een grote Italiaanse hit van Toto Cutugno.
Die had iets eerder fenomenaal gescoord met Nel cuore nei sensi. Cutugno was daarmee geen vreemde in Frankrijk, want hij had Joe Dassin aan L’été indien geholpen en Hervé Vilard aan Nous en Reviens.
Ook ons land omarmde Lenorman als was het iemand van bij ons. Voor Voici les clés zat er de 19de maart 1977 een derde plaats in de Top Dertig in en onze noorderburen vereerden hem ook deze keer met een tweede plaats. Maar daar bleef het dan ook bij.

Side A
A1. Comme Une Chanson Bizarre – 5:45
A2. S’Il Vous Plaît Les Nuages – 3:52
A3. Les Cathédrales – 3:58
A4. Le Temps – 3:00
A5. Gentil Dauphin Triste – 3:45

Side B
B1. Voici Les Clés – 3:45
B2. Invitation A La Mort – 5:10
B3. Sous D’Autres Latitudes – 3:00
B4. Michèle – 3:08
B5. Et Puis Lentement – 3:08
B6. Drôle De Chanson – 1:35

Companies, etc.
Credits
Notes
Release: 1976
Genre: Franstalig
Format: LP
Label: CBS Records
Catalog# 81680
Prijs: €7,00

Vinyl: Goed
Cover: Goed

augustus 04, 2017

Marti Webb - Tell Me On A Sunday (1980) - Lp

Margaret A. "Marti" Webb (born 13 December 1943, Hampstead, London) is an English actress and singer, who appeared on stage in Evita, before starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber's one woman show Tell Me on a Sunday in 1980.
This included her biggest hit single, "Take That Look Off Your Face", a UK top three hit, with the parent album also reaching the top three.
Margaret A. Webb was born in Hampstead to Cecil (a clockmaker) and Selina Elizabeth Webb, and raised in Cricklewood. Her parents took her to variety shows and pantomimes as a child. Her father played the violin and her mother sang and played the piano. She attended dance lessons from the age of 3 and first performed in public at the age of 7, at the Scala Theatre, London.
After a school teacher suggested to her parents that her natural talent for singing and dancing should be nurtured, she was educated at the Aida Foster stage school from the age of 12, where she eventually became Head Girl.

Tell Me on a Sunday was the first solo album released by Marti Webb.
All tracks were written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black and told the story of an English girl who has emigrated to the United States and embarks on a succession of romances.
The music later formed the first half of a stage show called Song and Dance, in which Webb also starred.
As well as composing the piece, Lloyd Webber also arranged and produced the album. Released in 1980, having been recorded in the latter part of 1979, it was one of his first pieces of work to be published by his own Really Useful Company, which he had formed three years earlier.
The musicians were mainly those that had been involved with the Variations album. American musical theatre actress Elaine Stritch performed a cameo role as an answering service attendee on the track "Capped Teeth and Caesar Salad".
The first single to be released, "Take That Look Off Your Face" reached No.3 in the UK chart in February 1980, while the title track was a minor hit some months later. The album itself was one of the biggest selling albums of the year, when it reached No.2, spending 23 weeks on the chart.


Side A
A1. Take That Look Off Your Face – 3:02
A2. Let Me Finish – 2:18
A3. It’s Not The End Of The World (If I Lose Him) – 1:38
A4. Letter Home To England – 1:12
A5. Sheldon Bloom – 3:28
A6. Capped Teeth And Caesar Salad – 2:52
A7. You Made Me Think You Were In Love – 2:23
A8. It’s Not The End Of The World (If He’s Younger) – 2:12
A9. Second Letter Home – 1:15

Side B
B1. Come Back With The Same Look In Your Eyes – 3:24
B2. Let’s Talk About You – 2:12
B3. Take That Look Off Your Face (Reprise) – 0:51
B4. Tell Me On A Sunday – 3:29
B5. It’s Not The End Of The World (If He’s Married) – 2:14
B6. I’m Very You, You’re Very Me – 2:56
B7. Nothing Like You’ve Ever Known – 3:06
B8. Let Me Finish (Reprise) – 2:36

Musicians
Production
  • Conductors - David Caddick and Paul Maguire
  • Engineers - David Hamilton Smith, Martyn Webster, Nigel Green and Dave Harris
Notes
Release: 1980
Genre: Pop / Musical
Format: LP
Label: Polydor Records
Catalog# 2442170
Prijs: € 7,00

Vinyl: Goed
Cover: Goed

augustus 01, 2017

George McCrae - Rock Your Baby (1974) - Lp

George Warren McCrae, Jr. (born October 19, 1944) is an American soul and disco singer, most famous for his 1974 hit "Rock Your Baby".
McCrae was the second of nine children, born in West Palm Beach, Florida.
He formed his own singing group, the Jivin' Jets, before joining the United States Navy in 1963. Four years later, he reformed the group, with his wife Gwen joining the line-up, but soon afterwards they decided to work as a duo, recording for Henry Stone's Alston record label.
Gwen then won a solo contract, with George acting as her manager as well as doing some singing on sessions and in clubs in Palm Beach.
He was about to return to college to study law enforcement, when Richard Finch and Harry Wayne Casey of KC and the Sunshine Band invited him to sing the lyrics for a song that they had recorded for the band, but could not reach the high notes that were required for the song.
The original intention was that Gwen, his wife, should record it, but she was late for the session and George recorded alone.

It suited his high-pitched voice to the extent that the song, "Rock Your Baby", became one of the first hits of the disco era in 1974, selling an estimated eleven million copies worldwide, topping the charts in the U.S., UK.
The song was so successful that Rolling Stone magazine voted it the #1 song of the year in 1974.
 McCrae received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Male R&B Vocalist the following year.
Two further single releases, "I Can't Leave You Alone" and "It's Been So Long", taken from his album Rock Your Baby, also reached the UK Singles Chart Top 10.

Side A
A1. Rock Your Baby – 6:20
A2. I Can’t Leave You Alone (I Keep Holdin’ On) – 3:10
A3. You Got My Heart – 2:35
A4. You Can Have It All – 2:40

Side B
B1. Look At You – 4:55
B2. Make It Right – 2:57
B3. I Need Somebody Like You – 3:34
B4. I Get Lifted – 2:50
B5. Rock Your Baby (Reprise) – 2:05

Companies, etc.
Credits
Notes
Release: 1974
Genre: Soul/ Disco
Format: LP
Label: RCA Victor Records
Catalog# KPL1-0501
Prijs: € 5,00

Vinyl: Goed
Cover: Lichte Gebruikerssporen

juli 20, 2017

Pete Wingfield - Breakfast Special (1975) - Lp

William Peter "Pete" Wingfield (born 7 May 1948) is an English record producer, keyboard player, songwriter, singer and music journalist.
In 1969, Wingfield played keyboards and sang on Jellybread's First Slice album, which was produced by Mike Vernon for the Blue Horizon label.
In the 1970s, Wingfield was a specialist in soul music and regularly contributed articles and reviews to the monthly journal, "Let It Rock" and "Melody Maker". As a performer, he played with the British soul band The Olympic Runners, and Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes.
He played piano for the Alan Parsons rhythm section at Abbey Road Studios, with Pete Moss on bass guitar, for Dexys Midnight Runners and Paul McCartney.

Wingfield hit the singles charts on both sides of the Atlantic in 1975 with "Eighteen With a Bullet", a pastiche doo-wop number involving word play on hit record chart positions - a bullet, in record-chart parlance, referring to a song still selling strongly and/or moving up the charts. It entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart on 23 August 1975.
On the Billboard Hot 100 for the week ending 22 November 1975, the tune lived up to its name by charting at no. 18 – with a bullet. The song peaked at no. 15 a week later. It also reached no. 7 in the UK Singles Chart. T
aken from the album, Breakfast Special, "Eighteen with a Bullet" later featured on the soundtrack to the 1998 film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

Side A
A1. Eighteen With A Bullet – 3:29
A2. A Whole Pot Of Jelly (For A Little Slice Of Toast) – 2:58
A3. Hold Me Closer – 5:01
A4. Shadow Of A Doubt – 3:28
A5. Anytime – 5:32

Side B
B1. Please – 2:55
B2. Lovin’ As You Wanna Be – 5:00
B3. Kangaroo Dip – 3:23
B4. Number One Priority – 5:09
B5. Shining Eyes – 2:59

Companies, etc.
Credits
Notes
Release: 1975
Genre: Pop Rock
Format: LP
Label: Island Records
Catalog# ILPS 9333
Prijs: € 7.00

Vinyl: Goed
Cover: Goed

Spirit - ´T Bevalt Me Best Zo (1982) - Lp




Spirit is een nederlandse gospel/pop band met als hoofdpersoon, de komponist/tekstdichter Siebren Rijpma, die alle nummers van dit album heeft geschreven. Verder is er weinig van deze groep bekend.    https://www.bing.com/translator

Side A
A1. Stormt Het Buiten  
A2. Jammer Dan  
A3. 'K Wil Dat Je Het Weet
A4. Je Leven Duurt Niet Lang  
A5. Liefde Komt, Liefde Gaat  

Side B
B1. 'T Bevalt Me Best Zo  
B2. Dichtbij Hem  
B3. Het Is Volbracht  
B4. Naam Boven Alle Naam  
B5. Wat Wist Ik

Companies, etc.
Credits

Notes
Release: 1982
Genre: Nederlandstalig Pop
Format: LP
Label: GMI Records
Catalog# GMI-1014
Prijs: € 7,00

Vinyl: Goed
Cover: Goed

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juli 18, 2017

Kamahl - The Elephant Song (1975) - Lp

Kamahl is the stage name of Kandiah Kamalesvaran; born 13 November 1934, in Kuala Lumpur to Tamil Hindu parents. He grew up in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, and studied at the Victoria Institution.
He arrived in Adelaide, South Australia in 1953 to receive a higher education at King's College (now Pembroke School).
Kamahl is a singer and recording artist active in Australia, perhaps best known for "The Elephant Song", and his repertoire of popular music.
At his first public performance in 1958 he shortened his name to Kamal, but the Master of Ceremonies announced him as "Camel". After that he changed the spelling to Kamahl.
As he made his way into the Australian music industry, Rupert Murdoch was an early important mentor. Murdoch tipped Kamahl £10 at a concert in December 1958 and encouraged him to move to Sydney. Without asking, Murdoch arranged for Kamahl to perform a six-week season at the Hotel Australia in Sydney. After that season, he boarded with the Murdochs for two years. Kamahl was a finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod Sun Aria in 1966 singing Verdi's Ella giammai m'amò and Mussorgsky's Farewell and death of Boris.

His first album was A Voice to Remember, which was released in Australia in October 1967. He has released singles and albums in the United States, Canada, Britain, New Zealand, South America, India, Singapore, Malaysia and Germany (the last in German, as well as in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia. From 1967 onwards in Australia his records, tapes and CDs were primarily on the Philips label, but he also recorded on EMI, Mercury, Festival, Dino and Reader's Digest.
In 1975, his single, "The Elephant Song" (composed and produced by Hans van Hemert) hit the number one spot on the Dutch Top 40. This song was part of the soundtrack of a World Wildlife Fund TV documentary.
On his 1975 album "The Elephant Songs" are some fine covers of songs such as, "If", "Annie´s Song", "You’ve Got A Friend" and "Leaving On A Jetplane".

Side A
A1. The Elephant Song  (3:25)
A2. There I’ve Said It Again  (2:57)
A3. I Won’t Last A Day Without You  (4:20)
A4. If  (3:12)
A5. You’ve Got A Friend  (4:21)
A6. Annie’s Song  (3:21)

Side B
B1. Make The World Go Away  (2:34)
B2. A Daisy A Day  (3:03)
B3. It’s All In The Game  (2:56)
B4. Let It Be Me  (3:02)
B5. Night And Day  (3:49)
B6. Leaving On A Jetplane  (4:17)

Credits
Notes
Release: 1975
Genre: Easy Listening
Format: LP
Label: Philips Records
Catalog# 6357029
Prijs: € 6,99

Vinyl: Goed
Cover: Goed

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juli 17, 2017

Neil Richardson And His Orchestra ‎- Music From The Godfather (1972) - Lp

Neil Grant Richardson (5 February 1930 – 8 October 2010) was an English composer and conductor. As a composer, he is perhaps best known for "Approaching Menace" (the Mastermind theme tune) and "The Riviera Affair".
During the 1960s–1990s, he was an arranger and conductor of various BBC Radio Orchestras, working on programmes such as String Sound and The Radio Orchestra Show.
He was a prolific composer of library music for companies such as KPM, and his music has been used in numerous TV, film and radio productions.
The music for The Godfather was written by Nino Rota, whose score has captured the ultimate paradox of the life of the mafiosi, in which an exaggerated love for the family, and especially its children, exists alongside a sadistic affection for violence and brutality. Rota has represented this with two musical themes: The stark opening to the Main Title played first on a solo trumpet, and reappearing in "The Halls of Fear" and The "Godfather Waltz"; and the "Love Theme", which is introduced in the "Sicillian Pastorale" and again in "Apollonia". The musical plot is ultimately resolved when the two themes interchange in the "Godfather Finale".

The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel of the same name.
It stars Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as the leaders of a fictional New York crime family. The story, spanning 1945 to 1955, chronicles the family under the patriarch Vito Corleone, focusing on the transformation of Michael Corleone (Pacino) from reluctant family outsider to ruthless mafia boss.

Side A
A1. Main Title (The Godfather Waltz)
A2. I Have But One Heart (Vocals – Rudy Cellini)
A3. The Pickup
A4. Connie’s Wedding
A5. The Halls Of Fear
A6. Sicilian Pastorale

Side B
B1. Love Theme From The Godfather
B2. The Godfather Waltz
B3. Apollonia
B4. The New Godfather
B5. The Baptism
B6. The Godfather Finale

Companies, etc.
Credits
Notes
Release: 1972
Genre: Stage & Screen, Score
Format: LP
Label: Music For Pleasure
Catalog# MFP 50036
Prijs: €6,99

Vinyl: Goed
Cover: Goed