HAVING FUN WITH VINYL
Everybody Loves A NutisJohnny Cash's 23rd album and was originally released in 1966. It consists largely of humorous novelty songs and some of these tracks would later appear on hisLive At Folsom Prisonalbum. Newly remastered audio & the album cover art was created by the legendary Jack Davis.
Three time Grammy Award winnerDee Dee Bridgewatergoes back to her rhythm & blues roots onMemphis...Yes I'm Ready. Classics like "Yes I'm Ready", "I Can't Stand The Rain", "The Thrill Is Gone" are fine examples of vintage Memphis "Soulsville" standards. In her own words she describes the album as "the going-home-project" on this record she is helped by her daughter Tulani and producer Willie Lawrence.
Dorothy Ashbywas an American jazz harpist and guested as a studio artist on albums with Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder a.o. Her 1969 studio effortDorothy's Harpfeatures covers "By The Time I Get To Phoenix", "Fool On The Hill" and some Brazilian styled compositions. This rare and in-demand album was used as a sample source by Pete Rock, Rahzel and other hip-hop artists.Dorothy's Harpis now available as a limited run of 750 copies on blue vinyl.
For ourAt The Moviesfans we have 2 releases this week;TheForeignerandSpongebob SquarePants New Musical.
The Foreigner, composed by Cliff Martinez, is the new blockbuster movie starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan. The album is pressed on "Opaque Orange" coloured vinyl.
Spongebob SquarePants The New Musical(original cast recording) is based upon the famous cartoon character. The original cast on this album performs songs by the likes of; David Bowie, Steven Tyler/Joe Perry, John Legend, The Flaming Lips, Cyndi Lauper, They Might Be Giants a.o. 750 numbered copies are pressed on yellow translucent vinyl and the double album includes a 4 page booklet.
Have a great week.
The MOV crew
Cliff Martinez wrote the score of The Foreigner, a 2017 action thriller film directed by Martin Campbell and written by David Marconi. He previously composed scores for Drive, Traffic, Solaris, Wicker Park, The Normal Heart and The Lincoln Lawyer. He is also a former drummer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Captain Beefheart and The Dickies.
Memphis,â€¦Yes I'm Ready is, in Dee Dee Bridgewater's own words; "the going-home project" where she sings the classic r&b songs and honors her Memphis' born soul. This brand-new album was produced at Royal Studios, the Memphis studio where producer Willie Mitchell cut a string of hits with Al Green, Rod Stewart, Keith Richards, Boz Scaggs a.o.
The album Dorothy's Harp contains covers, two Brazilian styled compositions and two songs written by Dorothy Ashby herself, displaying her craft on the harp with some great bongo work.