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Jane Morgan's exceptional song stylings and her ability to sing in several languages made her an international celebrity and million selling recording star. Includes the albums 'Fascination', 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue' and 'The Day The Rains Came. With wonderful accompaniments from Joe Reisman, Marty Gold, The Troubadors and more. Also features twenty three of her Kapp singles, most of which appear on CD for the ... [MORE]
For the first time we preserve the beginnings of Jimmy Newman's long trip through Cajun, Hillbilly and Country Music and back home again. Savour his delightfully Louisiana tinged Honky Tonk music and hear the originals versions of songs that became better known later but arguably lost some of their laid back charm in the process.
Featuring the hits 'Cry, Cry, Darling', 'Words Can't Explain' and 'Again In Your Arms' plus many rarities that are ... [MORE]
Jimmy Boyd was one of the most successful child singing stars of the 1950s. Young Jimmy was responsible for one of the biggest ever selling Christmas album which included 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus' which sold 2 million copies in less than two months!
Duets are also featured with Rosemary Clooney, Frankie Laine and Jimmy's female child star equivalent Gayla Peevey. With many tracks new to CD plus previously unreleased tracks makes this a must ... [MORE]
In the 1940s and early 50s a young girl called Eve Young was making waves in the UK charting with some big hits. Across the pond in America there was a young singing sensation also taking the charts by storm called Karen Chandler. Unbeknown to most people was that they were one and the same! Featured are two of Britain's biggest No. 1 songs 'If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked A Cake' and 'Silver Dollar', and the U.S hit 'Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me'. ... [MORE]
In the 1950's Teresa Brewer was America's singing sweetheart. This is the first tribute to her since she sadly passed away and truly pays homage to her sassy but sweet vocal style and perky disposition.
Hear Teresa's three million sellers from 1951 to 1957 'I Gotta Go Get My Baby', 'A Tear Fell' and the title track 'A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl'.
Teresa's first original album 'Music! Music! Music!' is in it's entirety and contains the sought after ... [MORE]
With sixty duets across 2CDs this is an impressive set which is quite simply chock-full with some of the biggest stars of the 1950s! Discover Dinah Shore and Tony Martin singing the romantic 'In Your Arms' and listen as Frank Sinatra and Doris Day decide to 'Take An Old Fashioned Walk', or perhaps Dean Martin and Nat King Cole singing 'Open Up The Doghouse' and 'Long, Long Ago'.
Also included are two of the songs Rosemary Clooney recorded with ... [MORE]
Billy Eckstine was one of the greatest male pop stars to emerge from the 1940's and was a star of the concert stage, radio, television, recordings, films and night clubs. The distinguished orchestras of Nelson Riddle, Hugo Winterhalter and Pete Rugolo are featured. Plus all four selections from his Duke Ellington EP and his sessions with the great George Shearing.
Many tracks are debuting on CD along with the major hits 'I APOLOGISE', 'MY FOOLISH ... [MORE]
The complete and only collection of studio recordings by these two legends of music together! In the past these recordings have been subject to intrusive audience overdubbing but here they are free from this and are in genuine stereo and wonderfully remastered. The warm, husky tenor of Tony Bennett with his jazz phrasing and spontaneity lends himself perfectly to the ultra swinging sound of Basie's orchestra on classics such as 'Pennies From Heaven', ... [MORE]
It is fair to say that Lambert, Hendricks and Ross set standards in style and musical ability. The trio's contribution to jazz vocal cannot be underestimated and their vocal gymnastics dramatically changed the sound of other vocal groups. They were voted best vocal group in downbeats readers poll 5 years in a row.
Two complete albums on one! The first features a rhythm section based on Count Basie's New Testament band with the vocalese ... [MORE]
In 1954, famous Hollywood bombshell Jane Russell embarked on an unexpectedly successful singing venture with singers Connie Haines, Beryl Davis and Della Russell. Together they were part of The Hollywood Christian Group and later they would be joined by another acting icon Rhonda Fleming. One of the best and most unique Gospel groups to come out of the 1950's backed by the brilliant orchestral arrangements of Van Alexandra and Lyn Murray. Including the ... [MORE]
Associated with the legendary Joe Meek, Houston Wells was a popular country music star of his day! This double CD is a mixture of Houston's classic old cuts, some of which have been lovingly re-mixed. Plus on CD 2 all new never heard material recorded recently in stereo, all exclusive to Jasmine! Hear again Houston Wells' famous UK hit 'Only The Heartaches' along with classics like 'This Song Is Just For You', 'North Wind', 'Ramona' and 'Girl Down The ... [MORE]
From her first national prominence with Les Brown's Orchestra through her compelling solo releases and also featuring songs from the motion pictures 'Romance On The High Seas', 'Young Man With A Horn' and 'My Dream Is Yours' this is Doris Day as you remember her. Dozens of million-selling hits, including 'SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY' with Les Brown, 'QUE SERA, SERA', 'A GUY IS A GUY', 'EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER' and duets with Frank Sinatra, Buddy Clark and Dinah ... [MORE]
Jackie was the first musician to bring jazz to the forefront on the Hammond organ and after the success of our Lenny Dee releases we just had to get Jackie Davis - 'Jumping Hi-Fi Hammond' out! Jackie Davis was an accomplished musician who throughout his career worked with singers such as Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan and later going on to produce and play for Ella Fitzgerald. Lovingly re-mastered, this CD contains the LP's 'Jumpin' Jackie', 'Most ... [MORE]
This CD is by the most successful organist of the 1950s, Ken Griffin. Featuring the three million seller 'Cuckoo Waltz' and the popular 'You, You, You Are The One'. Ken Griffin was a successful musician in skating rinks across the United States and recorded in excess of 20 albums. Together with his charting hits Ken composed many great tunes such as 'Bumble Bee On A Bender' and 'Lonesome'. This is a veritable feast of old favourites, novelties, hits, the ... [MORE]
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral joined forces in 1946 and they gained recognition through working with Charlie Ventura. They got married in 1949 and went on to perform together right up until 2002! Their musical intelligence together with their bright, clear and accurate voices, made them among the era's best jazz singers. They were also one of the first acts to sing in the vocalese style, using lyrics to fit improvisations. Featuring fascinating little tracks ... [MORE]
From 1927 to the mid Sixties Wayne King and his orchestra could be heard continuously in ballrooms across the US and on records and radio. Influenced by artists of the big band era such as Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. Wayne King was Americas answer to the Strauss family and as the title suggests he was the 'King' of Waltz. Featuring the hits 'The Waltz You Saved For Me' and 'Goofus' which was a hit in 1931 and 1932. Favourites such as 'Josephine' ... [MORE]
It's the late 50's and there is a revolutionary new genre growing in the music industry known as 'Rock n' Roll' and Alan Freed was at the forefront of it with his pioneering radio and TV show! The popular rock n' roll classics 'Rock Around The Clock', 'See You Later Alligator' and 'Ooh Wee' are performed with great aplomb by Alan Freed's Rock n' Roll band. With the LP's 'Rock N' Roll Dance Party Volume 1' and 'Rock N' Roll Dance Party Volume 2' in their ... [MORE]
Sammy Kaye was one of the most popular band leaders between 1937-1970, having charted more than one hundred times on Billboard. 'Yearning' includes the major hits 'Harbor Lights', 'Roses', 'Walkin' to Missouri', and Great cover versions of '50s hits: 'No, Not Much', 'The Great Pretender', 'It Wasn't God Who Made Honky-Tonk Angels', and 'Lisbon Antigua'. Majority of the tracks are debuting on CD including the entire best-selling LP, [MORE]
Sammy Kaye was one of the most popular band leaders between 1937-1970, having charted more than one hundred times on Billboard. 'Yearning' includes the major hits 'Harbor Lights', 'Roses', 'Walkin' to Missouri', and Great cover versions of '50s hits: 'No, Not Much', 'The Great Pretender', 'It Wasn't God Who Made Honky-Tonk Angels', and Lisbon Antigua'. Majority of the tracks are debuting on CD including the entire best-selling LP, 'SERENADE OF THE BELLS'. [MORE]
Don Cornell was a popular singer in the 1940s and 1950s and here for the first time on CD are all of his charting hits! Featuring the million sellers: 'I'll Walk Alone', 'The Bible Tells Me So', It Isn't Fair' and 'Hold My Hand'. Also included are: 'Stranger In Paradise' and 'The Devils In Your Eyes' which were originally only issued in the UK. With Collaborations with Lawrence Welk, Sammy Kaye, Johnny Desmond and Alan Dale and wonderful orchestral ... [MORE]
One of the most popular and innovative piano stylists of the 20th century who worked with the likes of Gene Krupa, Jack Teagarden and Horace Heidt. Some fine Classics are lovingly represented here including 'Love Is Sweeping the Country' and 'Who Cares' alongside his major hits, 'Sunrise Serenade', 'Oh! What It Seemed to Be' and 'Beg Your Pardon'. Also appearing on this collection is his fine collaboration with The Satisfiers featuring: 'Lullaby Train', ... [MORE]
Another fantastic and fully re-mastered Turk Murphy collection highlighting what truly was a great jazz band. This set follows on from the success of our previous release 'Turks Delight' JASCD 439.
There are some real delights on this set including the elusive 'Smokey Mokes', and rare but nonetheless fine material such as 'Mack The Knife' and 'Maryland'.
Almost all the tracks have never been on CD before and a full discography is included with ... [MORE]
DOUBLE CD SPECIAL!!!
The Firehouse Five Plus Two were mostly comprised of cartoon animators from the Disney Studios and their spontaneous sessions were often injected with a good dose of humour. Stocking the Fire follows on from the success of the first volume Settin' the World on Fire JASCD 426 and is a great second helping, showing what a fun and lively jazz band the Firehouse Five were.
Also Included in this fantastic new set are ... [MORE]
Jasmine is delighted to release this 2CD set of the famous Sauter-Finegan Orchestra containing three albums, none of which have previously been available on CD. This set really shows off the wealth of talent exhibited by the two leaders and the skill of the musicians performing the musical arrangements. Included is the whole of the innovative album 'Inside Sauter-Finegan' plus 'Sound of Sauter-Finegan' which features the early releases: 'Doodletown ... [MORE]
Gale 'Stormed' on to the scene in 1955 and this new set from Jasmine features the LP's 'Sentimental Me' and 'Gale Storm' in their entirety. Included are the hits 'Teenage Prayer' and 'Memories Are Made Of This' and her No. 1 'I Hear You Knockin'' which helped secure Gale Storm as a major star. Her versatility as an actress also has contributed in no small measure to her success on records, for Gale is a versatile singer capable of handling tunes of ... [MORE]