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Sixties Pop (3 CD Boxed Set)New Ref: GM494

Box set of classics from the swinging sixties.
166 mins, 60 tracks including:
- It's Not Unusual Tom Jones
- Reach Out I'll Be There Four Tops
- Cathy's Clown Everly Brothers
- Puppet on a String Sandie Shaw
- I'm a Believer Monkees
- Baby Love Supremes
 


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The Essential Roy Orbison (2CD Set)New Ref: GM491

42 outstanding recordings from 'The Big O'.
123 mins, 42 tracks including:
- Oh, Pretty Woman
- Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)
- Crying
- Running Scared
- In Dreams
- You Got It
 


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The Essential Roy Orbison (2CD Set)

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Roy Orbison: Greatest Hits (3 CD Set)New Ref: GM462

59 original recordings from ‘The Big O' digitally remastered.
145min CD, 59 tracks including:

Crying
Only The Lonely
Running Scared
Bye Bye Love
Pretty One
This Kind Of Love
Dream Baby 

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Unforgettable: 50s Iconic Classics of Nat King ColeNew Ref: CDG1285

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Nat 'King' Cole owed his stellar international reputation to his soft baritone, although before he started singing professionally he was already an accomplished jazz pianist. This album of his later vocal hits, from 'Unforgettable' to 'Mona Lisa' and 'Million-Dollar Baby' reveals a wonderful musician at work. A film star and idol of the 50s, he was feted by public and politicians alike, not least for his pioneering TV shows.

Original recordings 1950-1958

 


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Essential BluesNew Ref: CDG1274

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This new collection brings together some of the most famous songs and musicians from the blues tradition. Blues music, from the Deep South of America, is one of our oldest popular musical types and its influence spread into many fields, from jazz to rock ‘n’ roll. BB King, Bo Diddley, John Lee Hooker and many others sing of troubles and heartache through a series of wonderful tracks which have a remarkably uplifting feel. 


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Late Night Jazz Ref: CDG1195

20 tracks 64 min
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Our second jazz collection is deliberately easy listening; relaxing and enjoyable, with strong melodies and a gentle swing. Sinatra, Holliday, Ella, Nat and many more stars in possibly the ultimate fantasy night club programme! Relax into the small wee hours with numbers like Sweet Lorraine, or enjoy April in Paris, and dream a little dream with Armstrong. 


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Laid Back Jazz Ref: CDG1247

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'Time on My Hands' and 'Easy Living': wouldn't we all like a bit of that?! Maybe we'll have 'A Ghost of a Chance' with this lovely album of timeless, super-cool jazz from the likes of George Shearing, Dave Brubeck, Errol Garner and many more distinguished names from the decade or so of jazz post-World War II. 


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All That Jazz DVD Ref: GM324

This terrific DVD anthology compiled from historical archive footage, animated photography and original music, chronicles the evolution of Jazz through the artists who created its unique sound. Features the music of Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, The Dorsey Brothers, Louis Armstrong and many others. 

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Stephane Grapelli Live DVD and CD - SPECIAL EDITION Ref: GM326

A rare limited edition set of DVD and full length CD. The DVD features a superb recording of a live concert from the great violinist himself, with a set play list that includes ‘Cheek To Cheek’, ‘I Got Rhythm’, ‘Sweet Georgia’ and ‘Honeysuckle Rose’.
Run time 75 minutes. 

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Essential Ragtime Ref: CDG1254

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An album of ragtime fun to get your fingers and toes tapping. Brilliant piano music by Scott Joplin and other light-hearted American composers of the day. Highlights include The Entertainer, Maple Leaf Rag, Solace and Elite Syncopations on American pianos of the period 


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Sunday Morning Jazz Ref: CDG1248

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Some of the best of 1950s jazz, chosen to be both cool and cheerful - ideal for a lazy Sunday morning. Dave Brubeck, Herbie Steward, Chet Baker and many more in a hour long programme of fine melodies and rhythms. 


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Drivetime Jazz Ref: CDG1217

20 tracks, 65 min
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Rhythms for the Road

Sound the horn and clear the road! Cheery jazz classics to make your journey seem shorter - or to blow away the frustrations of the traffic jams and congestion of modern motoring. The jazz greats are here: Armstrong and Hawkins, Bix and Benny, Bessie and the Duke, with the rhythm you need for that drive!
 


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In the Mood Ref: CDG1200

20 tracks 64 min
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A celebration of the great names who personified the swing years with the recordings that are associated with them. Great performances from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and, of course, the great Glenn Miller feature songs still as popular today as ever, including 'In the mood' and 'Take the 'A' Train'. 


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Nat King Cole Ref: CDG1238

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Nat 'King' Cole owed his stellar international reputation to his soft baritone, although before he started singing professionally he was already an accomplished jazz pianist. This album of his later vocal hits, from 'Unforgettable' to 'Mona Lisa' and 'Million-dollar baby' reveals a wonderful musician at work. A film star and idol of the 50s, he was feted by public and politicians alike, not least for his pioneering TV shows. 


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Nat King Cole

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Housewives' Choice Ref: CDG1226

20 tracks 56 min
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Popular Hits of the 50s

'Housewives' Choice' was a popular BBC radio show which enjoyed its heyday in teh 1950s, playing thousands of records a year to the homes of Britain.The wide mix of musical styles is reflected in this selection of songs, featuring the stars of the age: Guy Mitchell, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Doris Day and many more.  


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Essential Jazz Classics Ref: CDG1131

23 tracks 74 min
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Iconic performances from the best of the best

The best of New Orleans jazz, brought together in a single album which celebrates those early years; the good tunes, foot-stomping rhythms and rich harmonies which marked out jazz as a unique new art form created to charm and delight the ear. 


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As Time Goes By Ref: CDG1218

20 tracks, 65 min
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Sophisticated Songs from the 40s

A set of gentle standards which sound as slick and sophisticated today as they did when they were first heard and played during the decade of the Second World War. Imperishable ballads and artists lit up the dark days of the war and brought joy to millions of listeners around the world.
 


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Rock Around the Clock Ref: CDG1196

21 tracks 49 min
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Rock'n'Roll Hits of the 50s

The sounds which defined a generation and a whole new world of pop: in a fine and original selection of some of the most famous rock and roll tracks of all time. Exciting, rhythmic and dynamic music from Elvis, Duane Eddy, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and more, from 'Heartbreak Hotel' to Great Balls of Fire'!
 


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The Way We Were in the 40s Ref: CDG1080

23 tracks 72 min
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English Music of the Living Past

A scrapbook of cherished tunes, recalling the changing mood of the 1940s, from the comradeship of the war to the peace of the late 40s. This album is brimful of music and memories. 


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The Way We Were in the 50s Ref: CDG1084

21 tracks 64 min
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Favourite songs and golden memories

The 50s saw a new age of optimism, with music that was carefree and happy. With this album we remember hits that we sang to, danced to and romanced to. What great stars there were: Nat King Cole, Doris Day, Guy Mitchell and a host of others. 


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The Way We Were in the 60s Ref: CDG1176

20 tracks 52 min
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Our favourite tunes and songs

Memories of Twiggy and the mini recalled by a wonderfully nostalgic selection of favourite hits from the crazy decade of fun and new-found freedoms. Famous artists from The Supremes to Gerry and the Pacemakers in a programme of light-hearted fun. 


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Far Away Places Ref: CDG1224

22 tracks 66 min
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Nostalgic songs of travel

A musical voyage around the world featuring some of its favourite songs and melodies performed by some of the greatest names in music. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Gracie Fields, Judy Garland and many more lead us on a journey from far away places around the globe.  


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Late Night Jazz Ref: CDG1195

20 tracks 64 min
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Our second jazz collection is deliberately easy listening; relaxing and enjoyable, with strong melodies and a gentle swing. Sinatra, Holliday, Ella, Nat and many more stars in possibly the ultimate fantasy night club programme! Relax into the small wee hours with numbers like Sweet Lorraine, or enjoy April in Paris, and dream a little dream with Armstrong. 


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