Les Baxter

Skins! + Round the World with Les Baxter (50761)

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1957

Skins! + Round the World with Les Baxter

Les Baxter

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8436563181627

SWP 151190

50761

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Skins! + Round the World with Les Baxter

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CD 4,12 €

2LPs ON 1 CD

INCLUDES 6 BONUS TRACKS

LIMITED EDITION IN SPECIAL 3-PANEL DIGIPACK

This release presents two classic Les Baxter albums from the early phase of his career: "Skins!" (Capitol T774), and "‘Round the World with Les Baxter" (Capitol T780), both from 1957. As a bonus, a selection of singles (A & B sides) from the same period, which showcase all of the eclecticism and sensual orchestral effects that are Baxter’s remarkable trademarks.

[1-10]: SKINS!:
LES BAXTER, Harpsichord-piano on tracks 2 & 10, electric celeste on track 7,
arranger,conductor & His Orchestra. Carlos Vidal, vocals on tracks 1 & 5.
Recorded at Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, Hollywood, California, August 17 & 30, 1956.

[11-22]: ‘ROUND THE WORLD WITH LES BAXTER
LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor & His Orchestra and Chorus.
Recorded at Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, and Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street,
Hollywood, California, January 3, 1956 (Track 13), March 13, 1956 (Tracks 12 & 20), June 8, 1956 (Track 14), August 6, 1956 (Tracks 11 & 15)
March 12, 1954 (Tracks 17 & 18), January 26, 1953
(Track 22), June 11, 1952 (Tracks 16 & 19), and June 29, 1955 (Track 21).

[23-28] BONUS TRACKS:
LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor & His Orchestra and Chorus.
Will Holt (vocals on track 25).
Recorded at Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, and Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street,
Hollywood, California, 1953 (track 23), 1955 (track 24), 1956 (track 25 & 26),
1958 (track 27), and 1957 (track 28).

TRACKS:

01. AFRO-DEESIA
02. BRAZILIAN BASH
03. BUSTIN’ THE BONGOS
04. CONVERSATION
05. POPPIN’ PANDEROS
06. TALKIN’ DRUMS
07. REVERBERASIA (
08. SHOUTIN’ DRUMS
09. GRINGO
10. MOOD TATTOOED
11. (WHAT HAPPENS IN) BUENOS AIRES
12. MELODÍA LOCA (THE CHILEAN CRAZY SONG)
13. THE POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS
14. JAPANESE PARASOLS
15. THE CLOWN ON THE EIFFEL TOWER
16. AUF WIEDERSEH’N, SWEETHEART
17. VENEZUELA
18. PURPLE ISLANDS
19. PADAM, PADAM
20. NORMANDY
21. MONIKA (From the 1953 Ingmar Bergman’s movie Summer with Monika)
22. ROMANTIC RIO
23. CORNFLAKES (*)
24. THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY (*)
25. SINNER MAN (*)
26. THE LEFT ARM OF BUDDAH (*)
27. CHERCHEZ LA FEMME (*)
28. DESIGNING WOMAN (*)

(*) BONUS TRACKS

TOTAL TIME: 76:51 Min.