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The Sounds ‎– Emma

The Sounds  ‎– Emma


The Sounds is a Finnish rautalanka band whose most famous song is "Emma" recorded in January 1963. The Sounds worked between 1963 and 1965, but the band returned in 2011. [1] The Soundsia has been called the most significant Finnish rautalanka band [1].

Numerous changes have taken place in the history of The Sounds during its history. The band's original composition was played by solo guitarist Henrik Granö, composer Bobi Söderblom, bassist Peter Ekman and drummer Johnny Liebkind. Later, The Sounds also became known as the accompaniment ensemble of drummer Liebkind, who became a singer.

The Sounds was a Finnish rautalanka/pop group, founded in 1962, disbanded in 1965. 

Last known line-up: 
* Jussi Raittinen - rhythm guitar (1963-1964, 1965) 
* Kaj Westerlund - solo guitar (1965) 
* Peter Ekman - bass (1962- ) 
* Eero Raittinen - drums (1963-1964, 1965) 

Former members: 
* Henrik Granö - solo guitar (1962- ) 
* Bobi Söderblom - rhythm guitar (1962-1963) 
* Johnny Liebkind - drums (1962-1963) 
* Timo Puustinen - rhythm guitar (1963) 
* Esa Helasvuo - keyboards (1964- ) 
* Martin Brushane - drums (1964- ) 
* Ronnie Österberg - drums

The Sounds  ‎– Emma


The Ventures - Walk Don't Run (1960)

The Ventures - Walk Don't Run (1960)

This debut album by the Ventures is surprisingly good, considering that it was recorded in a huge rush during an era when all concerned couldn't help but know that rock & roll albums (apart from those by Elvis Presley) generally didn't sell very well; indeed, the fact that this is so good speaks volumes about the class and talent of the group at this early point in their history. With a sudden and totally unexpected number two national hit in "Walk, Don't Run" and a burgeoning demand for live performances, the quartet went in and recorded the best 11 tracks they knew to get a long player together, all done in such a hurry that the members themselves couldn't stay around long enough to be photographed for the cover (those are stand-ins). The result is surprisingly sophisticated in its use of stereo (then still relatively unusual in rock & roll, stereo LPs only debuted three years earlier and were largely confined to classical recordings), dividing the sound of the band quite neatly on two sides, thus giving LP purchasers a treat that owners of the single "Walk, Don't Run" would miss -- not only the sound separation that was so prized by audiophiles of the era, but crisp presentation of each instrument, dividing the two guitars very neatly. Thus, the casual listener could play with the speaker settings and balances, and the serious fans could get in close on the actual playing. The material is a mix of originals and hits drawn from every category, including earlier rock & roll instrumentals ("Raunchy"), R&B "Night Train," and even film music ("My Own True Love [Tara's Theme]") -- one can just make out the familiar Max Steiner Gone with the Wind motif on the latter, and it is a fairly inventive approach to an old musical chestnut, rebuilding it from the ground up. The material all has a lean jauntiness, most unexpectedly "Night Train," which sounds closer in spirit to Chet Atkins than to Buddy Morrow or King Curtis. The originals were no filler, either, "The McCoy" being a hot piece of surf guitar showcasing all concerned.
The Ventures - Walk Don't Run (1960)



The Wailers - The Fabulous Wailers (1959)


The Wailers - The Fabulous Wailers (1959)


The Wailers - The Fabulous Wailers (1959)


This debut album by the Ventures is surprisingly good, considering that it was recorded in a huge rush during an era when all concerned couldn't help but know that rock & roll albums (apart from those by Elvis Presley) generally didn't sell very well; indeed, the fact that this is so good speaks volumes about the class and talent of the group at this early point in their history. With a sudden and totally unexpected number two national hit in "Walk, Don't Run" and a burgeoning demand for live performances, the quartet went in and recorded the best 11 tracks they knew to get a long player together, all done in such a hurry that the members themselves couldn't stay around long enough to be photographed for the cover (those are stand-ins). The result is surprisingly sophisticated in its use of stereo (then still relatively unusual in rock & roll, stereo LPs only debuted three years earlier and were largely confined to classical recordings), dividing the sound of the band quite neatly on two sides, thus giving LP purchasers a treat that owners of the single "Walk, Don't Run" would miss -- not only the sound separation that was so prized by audiophiles of the era, but crisp presentation of each instrument, dividing the two guitars very neatly. Thus, the casual listener could play with the speaker settings and balances, and the serious fans could get in close on the actual playing. The material is a mix of originals and hits drawn from every category, including earlier rock & roll instrumentals ("Raunchy"), R&B "Night Train," and even film music ("My Own True Love [Tara's Theme]") -- one can just make out the familiar Max Steiner Gone with the Wind motif on the latter, and it is a fairly inventive approach to an old musical chestnut, rebuilding it from the ground up. The material all has a lean jauntiness, most unexpectedly "Night Train," which sounds closer in spirit to Chet Atkins than to Buddy Morrow or King Curtis. The originals were no filler, either, "The McCoy" being a hot piece of surf guitar showcasing all concerned.

The Wailers - The Fabulous Wailers (1959)


The Wailers - The Fabulous Wailers (1959)





VA - Fast-Track! 16 Blazing Instrumentals

VA - Fast-Track! 16 Blazing Instrumentals


1.SCRUB BUCKET-JOHNNIE AND THE CYLCLONES
2.DEVILS RUN-BAILEY'S NERVOUS KATS
3.WASTED-ZAKONS
4.GULLY WASHER-THE SIDEWINDERS
5.LOOK-OUT -THE LOAFERS
6.ROUND ROCK BOOGIE-THE REL-YEA'S
7.SHUTDOWN-THE GEMS
8.SAW MILL RUN-THE MARLINS
9.SHAM-THE PANICS
10.SAFARI-THE MAJESTICS
11.DO IT-THE COUNTDOWNS
12.ZOMBIE-THE ROBINS
13.SCREAMING (PART 2)-THE METROPOLITIANS
14.FAST TRACK-STING RAYS
15.THE LION IS AWAKE-SAMMY AND THE FIVE NOTES
16.RACE RIOT-LOS PERDIDOS

VA - Fast-Track! 16 Blazing Instrumentals

The Vettes - Rev-Up (1964 2018 USA)

The Vettes - Rev-Up (1964 2018 USA)

The Vettes - Rev-Up (1964 2018 USA)

The Vettes - Rev-Up (1964 2018 USA)

Members: Bruce Johnston, Jay Migliori, Steve Kreisman. 3 Singles and 1 LP in 1963-1964. Originally issued in January 1964 Rev-Up is waxed wildly by genre-legends such as Steve Douglas, Bruce Johnston, Jerry Cole & other studio king-pins including Hal Blaine, Glen Campbell, Tommy Tedesco, Leon Russell, and more - a Wrecking Crew who's who! Drag-Strip tested! A fantastic West Coast rarity, Rev-Up is a masterpiece filled with harmony-laden hot rod vocals and powerhouse instrumentals! Appearing here in the mix-copies routinely sell for hundreds of dollars.


The Baroque Chamber Orchestra - The Beatles Seasons - 4 Concerto Grosso (1987 UK)

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra - The Beatles Seasons - 4 Concerto Grosso (1987 UK)


The Baroque Chamber Orchestra - The Beatles Seasons - 4 Concerto Grosso (1987 UK)

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra - The Beatles Seasons - 4 Concerto Grosso (1987 UK)

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra - The Beatles Seasons - 4 Concerto Grosso (1987 UK)

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra - The Beatles Seasons - 4 Concerto Grosso (1987 UK)

The Beatles songs selected for this disc are nicely arranged as Baroque chamber music pieces, with a nice balance between Baroque styling and Beatles melody so some of them are not instantly recognizable as Beatles masterpieces unless you have a really good ear, but they always sound Baroque. The playing is very fine - well balanced and always in tune. It is hard not to love this disc. Friends with a primarily classical music ear and other friends who come from a stronger Beatles background equally like this disc.
The Beatles songs selected for this disc are nicely arranged as Baroque chamber music pieces, with a nice balance between Baroque styling and Beatles melody so some of them are not instantly recognizable as Beatles masterpieces unless you have a really good ear, but they always sound Baroque. The playing is very fine - well balanced and always in tune. It is hard not to love this disc. Friends with a primarily classical music ear and other friends who come from a stronger Beatles background equally like this disc.
The Concerto Grosso is a form of baroque music in which the musical material is passed between a small group of soloists (the concertino) and full orchestra (concerto grosso). The form developed in the late XVII century, although the name was not used at first. Alessandro Stradella seems to have written the first music in which two groups of different sizes are combined in the characteristic way. The name was first used by Giovanni Lorenzo Gregori in a set of ten compositions published in Lucca in 1698. The first major composer to use the term concerto grosso was Arcangelo Corelli. After Corelli's death, a collection of twelve of his concerti grossi was published. Not long after, composers such as Francesco Geminiani, Pietro Locatelli, and Giuseppe Torelli wrote concertos in the style of Corelli. He also had a strong influence on Antonio Vivaldi. 
The Four Seasons (compare: The Beatles Seasons) - the best known of Vivaldi's works - they were written around 1721 - is a group of four Concerti Grossi by Antonio Vivaldi, each of which gives musical expression to a season of the year.


Dave Pike - Manhattan Latin (1964 2004 USA)

Dave Pike - Manhattan Latin (1964 2004 USA)


Dave Pike - Manhattan Latin (1964 2004 USA)

Dave Pike - Manhattan Latin (1964 2004 USA)

Dave Pike - real name: David Samuel Pike. American vibraphonist and marimba player, born on March 23, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, died on October 3, 2015, Del Mar, California. From 1968 until 1973 he worked in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, living in Loosdrecht, The Netherlands.


The Hunters - A Complete Collection

The Hunters - A Complete Collection


The Hunters were a British instrumental band from the late 1950s to early 1960s.

Originating from the Cheshunt area of Hertfordshire and formed from the remnants of The Parker Royal Five, The Hunters found work as a backing group for touring US stars such as Bobby Rydell, Jimmy Jones in the UK, and British-based artists The Allisons, Frank Ifield, The Avons, Mark Wynter, Kenny Lynch and Michael Cox. Their first major hit was "Sweet Dreams" on the Columbia label as the backing band to singer Dave Sampson, which reached No. 29 in May 1960. Sampson had written the song whilst at the Curry Bazaar Indian Restaurant in Wardour Street, London West End in October 1959 with friend and neighbour Cliff Richard in mind but record producer Norrie Paramor thought that the song would suit Sampson more. They followed up with a release in their own right with their most renowned[citation needed] track "Teen Scene" on the Fontana label in the same year, though it did not actually chart. Further releases followed with Dave Sampson and without him as instrumentalists in a dual career that spanned 1960 and 1961. Though not denting the UK Singles Chart, the band's singles sold enough for Fontana to grant them an album release in 1961 followed by a second the next year. The band in total released four singles and one EP with Dave Sampson on Columbia Records and five singles (one uncredited) plus two albums on Fontana between 1960 and 1964

The Dutch rock band Golden Earring was named after their single "Golden Earrings".

The band also appeared behind Cliff Richard (a contemporary from Cheshunt) as The Shadows, when the latter were unavailable due to a car accident, including an appearance on the Sunday Night at the London Palladium TV show in 1958 and the NME Poll Winners Concert at Wembley Empire Pool in 1959. Instrumental tracks from the band have often been mistaken as that of The Shadows[citation needed] and retrospectively people have often wrongly assumed that The Hunters were copyists. In truth, there were a number of instrumental bands around in the very late 1950s and early 1960s, who played in a similar style and their sound was more a product of the guitars and equipment available at the time.

After The Hunters, lead guitarist Brian Parker, bass guitarist John Rogers and rhythm guitarist Norman Stracey were in The Roulettes (though not all at the same time), a band that was employed as the backing group to singer Adam Faith. Parker quickly moved on and with friend Buster Meikle from The Parker Royal Five, his earlier band from Cheshunt, went on to found and have a No. 1 chart success with the band Unit 4 + 2. Drummer Norman Sheffield went on to launch Trident Studios with his brother in London, used by many famous recording artists of the late sixties and seventies most notably Queen, whom Sheffield managed in the early years of their career, leading to their first chart success.


David John 'Dave' Sampson – Lead vocals (9 January 1941, Uttoxter, Staffordshire – 2014) 
Norman Sheffield – drums, percussion (1941–present) 
Henry Stacey – rhythm guitar (1941?–present) 
Brian William Parker – lead guitar (1940–2000) 
David Ian 'Buster' Meikle – lead vocals (1 March 1942, Goffs Oak, Hertfordshire–present) 
John Rogers - bass (1941?–1963)

1961 LP Teen Scene The Hunters Play The Big Hits (UK Fontana TFL-5140)

The Hunters - A Complete Collection

A1. The Hunters - I Beg Of You
A2. The Hunters - Someone's Else's Baby
A3. The Hunters - Theme For A Dream
A4. The Hunters - Lipstick On Your Collar
A5. The Hunters - Pepe
A6. The Hunters - Teen Scene

B1. The Hunters - Golden Earrings
B2. The Hunters - Poor Me
B3. The Hunters - It Doesn't Matter Anymore
B4. The Hunters - A Voice In The Wilderness
B5. The Hunters - Theme From A Summer Place
B6. The Hunters - Tally Ho



1962 LP Hits From The Hunters (UK Fontana TFL-5175)

The Hunters - A Complete Collection


A1. Runaway
A2. All I Have To Do Is Dream
A3. All Shook Up
A4. Petite Fleur
A5. Misty
A6. The Storm

B1. Love Me Tender
B2. Walk Right Back
B3. A Girl Like You
B4. Hound Dog
B5. Portrait Of My Love
B6. How's 'm Chicks

The Hunters - A Complete Collection

Thanks Bernardo !

The Sounds  ‎– EmmaThe Ventures - Walk Don't Run (1960)The Wailers - The Fabulous Wailers (1959)VA - Raunchy! -The Rise of Instrumental RockVA - Fast-Track! 16 Blazing InstrumentalsHarry Stoneham - Hammond Hits The Highway 1969The Vettes - Rev-Up (1964 2018 USA)The Baroque Chamber Orchestra - The Beatles Seasons - 4 Concerto Grosso (1987 UK)Dave Pike - Manhattan Latin (1964 2004 USA)The Hunters - A Complete Collection

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