(Emi) Longbox - 100 Great Songs, 10 Previously Unreleased Tracks, 64 Page Booklet, rare photographs, discography.Alma Cogan, geboren 1932, darf zu den erfolgreichsten Sängerinnen der englischen Populärmusik gezählt werden - u.a. verzeichnet
DescriptionThis excellent and handy book contains the lyrics of one hundred Golden Oldies from the vast array of Country and Western songs and Ballads. It includes traditional favourites and popular classics such as House of the Rising Sun, Love Me Tender, Jolene and Hey Good Lookin’. The shape and style of the book means that it is useful as a gig-bag reference, but the collection will appeal to anyone who enjoys joining in at a sing-song and karaoke sessions, or even a grand old croon in the bathroom!SonglistAdios AmigoAlways On My MindAnnie´s SongAre You Lonesome Tonight?Behind Closed DoorsBlanket On The GroundBlue MoonCotton FieldsCould I Have This Dance For The Rest Of My Life?Crystal ChandeliersDaddy Don´t You Walk So FastDaddy Sang BassDesperadoDetroit CityDistant DrumsDon´t Let The Stars Get In Your EyesDown In The ValleyEarly Mornin´ RainFeverFire And RainFolsom Prison BluesFor Baby (For Bobbie)For The Good TimesFrom A Jack To A KingGentle On My MindGhost Riders In The SkyGoodnight IreneGrandfather´s ClockHave I Told You Lately That I Love You?Heartaches By The NumberHe´ll Have To GoHello Mary LouHey Good Lookin´High NoonHouse Of The Rising SunI Love You BecauseI Recall A Gypsy WomanI Walk The LineIf I Were A CarpenterI´m Gonna Be A Country Girl AgainIn The GhettoIs Anybody Going To San AntoneIt´s Four In The MorningI´ve Got A Tiger By The TailJacksonJambalaya (On The Bayou)Jimmie Brown, The NewsboyJoleneKiss An Angel Good MorningLet It Be MeLove Me TenderLucilleMe And Bobby McGeeNine Hundred MilesNorth To AlaskaOh Lonesome MeOld FlamesOne Day At A TimePaper RosesPlease Help Me I´m FallingRed River ValleyRelease MeRhinestone CowboyRing Of FireRiver RoadRocky Mountain HighRuby Don´t Take Your Love To TownSan QuentinSave The Last Dance For MeScarlet RibbonsSend Me the Pillow That You Dream OnSing Me An Old Fashioned SongSixteen TonsSloop John BSnow BirdSt. James InfirmaryTake Me Home Country RoadsTennessee WaltzThe Banks Of The OhioThe Green Green Grass Of HomeThe Last Thing On My MindThe Most Beautiful GirlThe Streets Of LaredoThe Twelfth Of NeverThe Wayward WindThe Wild Side Of LifeThe Yellow Rose Of TexasThis Old HouseTie A Yellow RibbonTom DooleyTop Of The WorldTry A Little KindnessWelcome HomeWhat I´ve Got In MindWhispering HopeWichita LinemanWill The Circle Be Unbroken?You Needed MeYou Win Again
(1999/JAT) Hochglanz-Broschur, Paperback, 26x23x1cm, 112 Seiten, über 100 unveröffentlichte Fotos von Elvis in Chicago im May 1977 plus einem Raritäten Mix aus der Sammlung des Autors, Joseph A. Tunzi, der bei diesem Konzert (und bei vielen anderen) anwesend war. Ein schönes Buch - von Fans für Fans. - Neuware aus Lagerbestand - weltweit sehr teuer gehandelt! Foreword JAT Publications has produced many photo journals on Elvis with the introductions being written by either a musician or someone associated with Elvis. I am neither. l have never produced an Elvis record, wrote a song for him, nor have I been the recipient of a Cadillac, but I do represent a part of Elvis legacy that he had a true affection for - the loyal fan. I, like the millions of you who buy books like Joe´s, anxiously await the latest CD release, browse through bookstores for any new Elvis book, will tune in to an Elvis movie or concert whenever one is shown on TV, know the lyrics to most of Elvis´ songs, listen to the oldies station for Elvis songs we have probably heard a thousand times, can hear the slightest chord changes or inflections in Elvis´ voice on an alternate take, can look at a thousand pictures and find the one that has never been seen before, and when at Graceland, will turn off the tape recorder, take the tour at leisure, and wonder what Elvis would be recording in 1999 and who he would be recording with. For over twenty years, Elvis played many of our hometowns, leaving those who lived there with very special memories. It just so happens that Chicago has been the recipient of some of those memories left by an Elvis concert. What follows are my memories, in a sort of historical way, paralleling the life of Elvis as he recorded, passed through, and found lifelong friends in the city of Chicago. I would first like to thank Joe for giving me the honor and privilege of writing this foreword and conclusion for a musical legend who not only left an indelible mark in the history of recorded music, but who left his own distinct mark on the Chicago area and on its concert stage. During the many years of Elvis Presley´s illustrious career, he traveled over hundreds of thousands of miles both in the United States and abroad. Cities and countries such as Las Vegas, Germany, Nashville, Memphis, and Hawaii are just some of the places that have become synonymous with the Legend of Elvis Presley. This city of ´´Big Shoulders,´´ Chicago, is a city that could be added and stand very comfortably in this list, having become synonymous with Elvis not only because of the major events in Elvis´ life that have happened in ´´Chi-Town,´´ but also because of the significant associates in Elvis´ life who have called Chicago their hometown. Chicago´s association with the King began when the Colonel hired two Chicagoans, Al Divorin and Tom Diskin, who would later become among the Colonel´s most trusted confidants. In 1958, another Chicagoan, Elvis´ right-hand man, Joe Esposito, found his way into Elvis´ most trusted inner circle of friends, known as the ´´Memphis Mafia,´´ when they met in the army. On April 30, 1957, Elvis walked into Radio Recorders studio in Hollywood to record ´´Jailhouse Rock,´´ a song from the critically acclaimed motion picture. It would be the third song that year to top the Billboard Pop, Country, and Rhythm and Blues charts. ´´Jailhouse Rock´´ would also become the staggering fifth and final triple crown recording of Elvis´ career...
(Montel) 20 tracks - including the big seller ´I´m Leaving It Up To You´ - Reproduction of the original 1963 ´Montel´ album It was 2 a.m. and a young couple sat at a piano in Baton Rouge, La., running through some songs they would record the following day in New Orleans. Dale Houston, with his songs out of the way, was helping a young lady with her arrangements that would mean her debut as a single recording artist. But as all musicians will do, the girl, Grace Broussard suggested they sing a couple of old songs together ´Just For Kicks´. Here in the home of record producer Sam Montel, the exciting ´Dale and Grace´ sound was born. So impressed by their ability to blend their voices together in a different sound, they were recorded the next day by Sam Montel, and Sam´s arranger-guitarist Kenny.Gill. ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´, once played for the Deejays at my station so im-pressed all of us that it was selected as our pick-hit of the week (an honor usually left to the hot labels and their artists), and our judgment was right, as the rest is now history, Dale and Grace were born and Sam Montel, after years of struggling´to get that first ´Big One´, controls one of the hottest singing groups in the country. Now, outdoing themselves Dale and Grace blend their voices together and present for their many new fans a collection of great songs. You´ll identify many of the tunes contained herein as hits of the past, but somehow they´ll take on a new feeling, a new meaning, and I´m sure you´ll agree with me when I say these oldies never sounded better. The same great ´Bayouland´ sound that made ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´ one of the biggest sellers in our country is contained in every song in this great album. As for Dale and Grace, their sound remains as fresh an original as it was when you first heard the melody of ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´. I know that this particular album will be the favorite of many people, just as it is already my favorite. But I´ll invite your comments...or should I coin a phrase and just say: I´m Leaving It All Up To You´! Chuck ´Baby´ Adams, Radio Station K-NUZ - Houston, Texas
(Michelle) 12 tracks - Originally sealed 1963 ´Michelle´ LP album - This album came out on ´Montel´ as well - also in 1963 but with two different songs, which were ´Tip Of My Finger´ and ´Gee Baby´ It was 2 a.m. and a young couple sat at a piano in Baton Rouge, La., running through some songs they would record the following day in New Orleans. Dale Houston, with his songs out of the way, was helping a young recording a:vtg her arrangements zernmuesnitItnh: tvvvir clod. meant gih ilerabcuet as Broussard suggested they sing a couple of old songs together´. ´´Just For Kicks´´. Here in the home of record producer Sam Montel, the exciting ´Dale and Grace´ sound was born. So impressed by their ability to blend their voices together in a different sound, they were recorded the next day by Sam Montel, and Sam´s arranger-guitarist Kenny Gill. ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´, once played for the Deejays at my station so im-pressed all of us that it was selected as our pick-hit of the week (an honor usually left to the hot labels and their artists), and our judgment was right, as the rest is now history, Dale and Grace were born and Sam Monte!, after years of struggling to get that first ´´Big One´´, controls one of the hottest singing groups in the country. Now, outdoing themselves Dale and Grace blend their voices together and present for their many new fans a collection of great songs. You´ll identify many of the tunes contained herein as hits of the past. but somehow they´ll take on a new feeling, a new meaning, and I´m sure you´ll agree with me when I say these oldies never sounded better. The same great ´Bayouland´ sound that made ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´ one of the biggest sellers in our country is contained in every song in this great album. As for Dale and Grace, their sound remains as fresh an orig.inal as it was when you first heard the melody of ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´. I know that this particular album will be the favorite of many people, just as it is already my favorite. But I´ll invite your comments...or should I coin a phrase and just say: ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´! Chuck ´Baby´ Adams - Radio Station K-NUZ- Houston, Texas On behalf of Michelle Records I would like to thank the rest of the team for helping make this album possible: Carol Rachou of La Louisiane Recording. Cosimo Matassa of Cosimo Recording, Bill Holford of ACA Recording. Kenny Gill for his outstanding technical arrangements, The Lively Sisters. Leo O´Neil, Paul Berlin. Ken Elliot and Tommy Guarino. I would like to personally thank Huey Meaux, the south´s most successful record producer and promotion man, for his keen ear in selecting ´I´m Leaving It All Up To You´ as a hit, and all the wonderful distributors and DJ´s and last but not least, Dale & Grace. Sam Montel, Producer
22 hard to find selections Ronnie Dove Born and raised in Herndon, Virginia, Ronnie Dove heard the roar of applause at an early age. After singing ´Away In A Manger´ in a grade school play, he knew he wanted to be a singer. He joined the glee club and during high school he sang with a group called The Rockers. After graduation he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and was stationed on a buoy tender off the coast of Baltimore. During this four-year period he would visit the local clubs and request to get up and sing for the audience. One of these clubs, a place called Elmer´s, was so impressed with the reaction of the crowd that they hired him. He was now making five dollars a night singing Elvis covers on his evenings off. Leaving the Coast Guard in 1959, he formed a group known as Ronnie Dove & The Belltones and had his first release with a song he wrote called ´Lover Boy´. The group devoted the next four years to playing the club circuit as often as seven nights a week, becoming one of the hottest acts in the Baltimore area. In the fall of 1963, Ronnie parted ways with the band and headed for Nashville. He was signed to Phil Kahl´s Diamond Record label and shortly thereafter he recorded ´Sweeter Than Sugar´, an uptempo song that did not see much success. Diamond followed this with ´Say You´ and ´Right Or Wrong´ and Ronnie had found his forte - the ballads. Followed by such songs as ´One Kiss For Old Time´s Sake´, ´Little Bit Of Heaven´ and ´When Liking Turns To Loving´, Ronnie had achieved star status. In 1965, voted by Cashbox and Billboard to be the ´Best Male Vocalist´, ´Top Singles Artist´, ´Top Easy Listening Artist´ and also ´Best R&B Vocalist´, the awards and hit songs just kept coming. Ronnie´s success was doubly impressive during this time, due to the almost complete domination of the charts by British rock groups. Both Beatle-worshipping teens and their Beatle-hating parents fell in love with Ronnie Dove. Teenage girls fell asleep at night listening to Ronnie Dove songs and dreaming of their dark-haired, blue-eyed idol. During the next ten years he was either in the studio, touring or debuting on prestigious radio and television shows such as Mike Douglas, Mery Griffin, American Bandstand, and Ed Sullivan. He performed on countless tours with Dick Clark, Shindig and Where The Action Is. With the growing popularity of disco music in the mid-´70s, Ronnie took a needed and well-deserved hiatus. He bought a home in Augusta, Georgia, and did something he had yearned to do for a long time - learn to play golf. Not able to get far from his love of music, he still worked local clubs occasionally to keep his voice in shape. In the early 1980s, Ronnie moved to Nashville and recorded a few country-flavored songs with mild success. Then came the resurgence of the ´golden oldies´, which prompted Ronnie out of retirement. Touring again and sounding better than ever, he was soon filling venues with more than 5,000 fans per show. Then in 1989, he was dealt a shocking blow. His mother, who had been his most devoted supporter through the years, was diagnosed with two aneurysms and given only three to six months to live. Ronnie again took time off from his career to take care of her. His mother lingered on for two more years with Ronnie by her side tirelessly. After her death in 1991, he again started touring throughout the United States and Canada. Music seemed to be the only thing to keep him going. Still touring today, Ronnie has just recently achieved another dream of his. He has opened a nightclub called ´The Dove´s Nest´ in Baltimore, where it all started for him. Singing his hits from the sixties and other country-flavored tunes, the fans still keep coming. There are lots of the baby-boomer fans from that era, as well as younger fans who just can´t get enough of this terrific talent. Today, although his good looks have matured, this veteran performer hasn´t lost his voice, enthusiasm or his public appeal. He still makes every lady feel that he is singing just to her. Included in this set are songs that are sure to bring back lots of fond memories. This is Ronnie Dove as you´ve never heard him before. So sit back, relax and enjoy music as it is supposed to be. Ronnie still receives fan letters and enjoys reading them all.