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Bachelor Pad and Lounge

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Let’s hear it for the boys

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“Ah!  Men”  Featuring 15 Supermen Singing 15 Romantic Songs.  With Tony Bennett, Jerry Lee Lewis, Brook Benton, Louis Armstrong and other “super” men.    Contour Records (UK)

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Who’s first?

Lucio Alves   “Serestas”  Brazil  (1957)  Here’s a link to additional notes and to download the music.

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Slippin’ into darkness

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“Let’s Put Out the Light”  Sven Asmussen and his Orchestra   Philips Records (Sweden)

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Give the producer some

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RIP the great George Martin.  Here’s his own LP (and his play for some of the female fans the boys in the band had so easily!)  George Martin Instrumentally Salutes ‘The Beatle Girls’  United Artists Records  (1966)  It is the third of a series of albums by Martin featuring instrumental arrangements of Beatles songs (the others being “Off the Beatle Track” (1964) and “Help!”  (1965)

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Get Bent

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Relax with Bent Fabric.  A Danish Metronome EP  featuring Bent Fabricius-Bjerre (Bent Fabric) / Newell Jenkins conducting the Angelicum Orchestra of Milan playing:  Pepe / Merci, cherie / Mexican Strip // Battalia

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Jo Sony’s play station

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“Monsieur” Jo Sony  CBS Records (France)  Just hanging out around the house with the dogs.  Enjoying a cigar between songs on the old squeeze box.

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Relaxing and thankful on Thanksgiving

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“Music for Relaxing (Vol. 1)”  Enoch Light Orchestra  Belter Records (Spain)   A sweet take on the Woody Herman album cover of the same title that we’ve posted in the past.  There’s something about girl lounging on pillows with records on the floor.  A theme that we see repeatedly on covers from around the world.  A nice cheesecake illustration on this one (Signed by VALTZ)

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Hip replacement

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Woody Herman “Songs for Hip Lovers”  RCA (UK)  Check out the US release and see how the English recreated one of the great bachelor pad covers for their own version.  Can you spot the differences?

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Farm fresh

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“Cock and Bull Stories”  Volume 1 with Joel Cowan

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Bewitched, bothered and bewildered

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Rodgers and Hart’s “Pal Joey”  The film score by Stanley Applewaite and Orchestra  On budget label Design Records.  (1957)

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