Thursday, November 27, 2014

Top Secret! - Soundtrack



A Musical Comedy from 1984. Val Kilmer got help with the tune Skeet Surfing from The Beach Boys. Link in comments.

Monday, November 24, 2014

An Evening With Groucho

Groucho Marx was in fine form and sings with Marvin Hamlisch at the piano. He tells stories that involve Houdini, Fanny Brice, Will Rogers, Winston Churchill, and others. Link in comments.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Chet On The Road... Live



The pieces on this album that are still admired might include Wheels, Blue Angel, and The Stars And Strips Forever - with piccolo part. Link in comments.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Chet Atkins - Solid Gold '69

I especially like Chet's arrangement of Both Sides Now. The TAB for it is out there by the way. Link in comments.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Guy Marks - Loving You Has Made Me Bananas - 1968

We were all bemused in the spring of 1968 when this silly tune was being played on the air every hour, all day long. Guy Marks sings the hit song and other old novelty tunes. Peter De Angelis was the main arranger and waves the stick. Link in comments.

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Excalibur Soundtrack - 1981

This was a special limited-edition soundtrack now out-of-print. I enjoyed the movie on the big screen and wanted to hear the soundtrack again and again. Crank up the volume. Link in comments.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

W. C. Fields on Radio



This collection of radio appearances by Fields includes his dispute with Charlie McCarthy the puppet. Luckily Edgar Bergen was there to intercede. Link in comments.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Marx Brothers on Radio



The brothers did a lot of radio before the age of television and then did television. They do sketches with Dinah Shore, Bing Crosby, Jane Powell, Mel Blanc, Lucille Ball and others. Almost 4 hours of this - lucky you. Link in comments.

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Popeye Soundtrack - 1980



It's back. Robin Williams was wonderful as Popeye and Shelly Duvall was born to play Olive Oyl. The movie was bizarre - just like the cartoon. Link in comments.

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