Les Baxter

Space Escapade + Caribbean Moonlight (50760)

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Space Escapade + Caribbean Moonlight

Les Baxter

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50760

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Space Escapade + Caribbean Moonlight

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CD 8,26 €

2LPs ON 1 CD

LIMITED EDITION IN SPECIAL 3-PANEL DIGIPACK


INCLUDES 6 BONUS TRACKS

This release presents two classic LES BAXTER albums from the early phase of his career: "Space Escapade" (Capitol ST968, 1958) and "Caribbean Moonlight" (Capitol T733, 1956). As a bonus, a selection of six of Baxter’s hit singles that charted on the Billboard Top 10, including two of his best selling number one hits: “The Poor People of Paris” and “Unchained Melody”.

[1-12]: SPACE ESCAPADE:
The Stereo version: For the first time on CD
LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor & His Orchestra.
Recorded at Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street,
Hollywood, California, November 18, 22 & 25, 1957.

[13-24]: CARIBBEAN MOONLIGHT:
LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor & His Orchestra.
Recorded at Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue,
Hollywood, California, February 7, 15 & 21, 1956.

(*) BONUS TRACKS:
LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor & His Orchestra and Chorus.
Danny Welton (harmonica solo on #28).
Recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, 1956
(# 25), 1951 (# 26), 1952 (# 27), 1953 (# 28), 1953 (# 29), and 1955 (#30).

TRACKS:

01. SHOOTING STAR
02. MOONSCAPE
03. MR. ROBOT
04. THE CITY
05. A DISTANT STAR
06. THE COMMUTER
07. WINDS OF SIRIUS
08. THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOON
09. SOMEWHERE IN SPACE (A LOOK BACK AT EARTH)
10. EARTH LIGHT
11. THE LADY IS BLUE
12. SATURDAY NIGHT ON SATURN
13. TABOO
14. DEEP NIGHT
15. THE BREEZE AND I
16. NIGHTINGALE
17. TEMPTATION
18. POINCIANA (SONG OF THE TREE)
19. AY, AY, AY
20. ADIÓS
21. CARNIVAL
22. GREEN EYES
23. OUT OF THIS WORLD
24. SWAY (¿QUIÉN SERÁ?)
25. THE POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS (*)
26. BECAUSE OF YOU (*)
27. BLUE TANGO (*)
28. RUBY (From the 1952 King Vidor’s movie Ruby Gentry) (*)
29. APRIL IN PORTUGAL (*)
30. UNCHAINED MELODY (*)

TOTAL TIME: 77:48 Min.