Les Baxter

Teen Drums + Young Pops (50762)

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Teen Drums + Young Pops

Les Baxter

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50762

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Teen Drums + Young Pops

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CD 8,26 €

LIMITED EDITION IN SPECIAL 3-PANEL DIGIPACK

2-LPs ON 1 CD Plus 4 BONUS TRACKS

This release presents two classic Les Baxter albums from the early phase of his career: "Teen Drums" (Capitol ST1355), and "Young Pops" (Capitol ST1399), both from 1960. As a bonus, we have included a selection of Baxter’s Bgreatest hits Bcontained on another 1960 Capitol album (Baxter’s Best, Capitol DT-1388), which showcased the most successful Les Baxter hit singles of the ‘50s, including two Top 10 hits: “The High and the Mighty” and “Wake the Town and Tell the People”.

PERSONNEL:

[1-11]: TEEN DRUMS:

LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor, vibes, marimba & His Orchestra.
Plas Johnson (ts), Chico Guerrero (cga),
Aime Vereicke, Oswaldo “El Gringo” Oliveira (perc),
Chino Pozo (bongo),Milt Holland (d).
Recorded at Capitol Tower Studios, Hollywood, California, November 18, 1959 (Tracks 3 & 9),
December 18, 1959 (Tracks 1, 4-6, 8 & 10), and December 22, 1959 (Tracks 2, 7, 9 & 11).

[12-23]: YOUNG POPS:

LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor & His Orchestra. Unknown personnel.

Recorded at Capitol Tower Studios, Hollywood, California, March 2, 1960, probably in three sessions during the same day.

(*) BONUS TRACKS:

LES BAXTER, arranger, conductor & His Orchestra and Chorus.
Recorded at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California, 1952 (Track 24),
1953 (Tracks 26 & 28), 1954 (Track 27), and 1955 (Track 25).

TRACKS:

01. TING TING TING
02. BRAZIL NUTS
03. TAKE ONE
04. BOOMADA
05. UNCLE TOM TOM
06. BARBARIAN
07. CHOM CHOM
08. I DIG
09. OOCH-I-BABA
10. CALYPSO
11. BOM BOM
12. VENUS
13. RUNNING BEAR
14. LET IT BE ME
15. THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS
16. MISTER BLUE
17. EL PASO
18. WHAT IN THE WORLD’S COME OVER YOU
19. THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE”
20. TOM DOOLEY
21. MISTY (Erroll
22. FOREVER
23. MACK THE KNIFE
24. LONELY WINE (*)
25. BLUE STAR (THE MEDIC THEME) (*)
26. I LOVE PARIS (*)
27. THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY (*)
28. WAKE THE TOWN AND TELL THE PEOPLE (*)

TOTAL TIME: 76:09 Min.