Masterworks - the 1955-62 Albums
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LIMITED EDITION 7-CD SET!!
14 COMPLETE LPs!!!
Includes 20-page booklet with detailed updates liner notes, all of the original liner notes for the fourteen LPs, as well as rare photos & original art work.
The great Ray Conniff (1916-2002) popularized wordless vocal choruses and light orchestral accompaniment on a mix of popular standards and contemporary hits of the 1960s. In the course of his extended career, he had 12 Top Ten LPs and sold well over 50 million albums, which cemented his status as one of the top album sellers of all time.
Our collection presents 14 of Conniff’s best albums from his heyday, beginning in 1955, when he recorded his debut album for Columbia, ‘S Wonderful, to 1962, including the first of his stupendous collaborative LPs with trumpeter Billy Butterfield.
This set contains the following complete albums:
‘S WONDERFUL (Columbia CL 925)
IT’S THE TALK OF THE TOWN (Columbia CS 8143)
‘S MARVELOUS (Columbia CS 8037)
MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS (Columbia CS 8037)
HOLLYWOOD IN RHYTHM (Columbia CS 8117)
BROADWAY IN RHYTHM (Columbia CS 8064)
‘S AWFUL NICE (Columbia CS 8001)
SAY IT WITH MUSIC (Columbia CS 8282)
YOUNG AT HEART (Columbia CS 8321)
SOMEBODY LOVES ME (Columbia CS 8442)
‘S CONTINENTAL (Columbia CS 8576)
SO MUCH IN LOVE (Columbia CS 8520)
CONNIFF MEETS BUTTERFIELD (Columbia CS 8155)
RHAPSODY IN RHYTHM (Columbia CS 8678)