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Les PAUL and Mary Ford - How High The Moon - Their U.S. Top 20 Hits

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LES PAUL & MARY FORD's impact and influence was immeasurable, not merely as singers and musicians but for their recording, mixing and studio practices, notably overdubbing, tape delay, phasing and multi-tracking.

Les was a full-on genius/visionary, totally re-imagining the design and acoustics of the electric guitar.

Mary was an awesome singer, possessed of a mellifluous, extraordinarily versatile voice, which Les was able to multi-track to perfection.

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LES PAUL & MARY FORD's impact and influence was immeasurable, not merely as singers and musicians but for their recording, mixing and studio practices, notably overdubbing, tape delay, phasing and multi-tracking.

Les was a full-on genius/visionary, totally re-imagining the design and acoustics of the electric guitar.

Mary was an awesome singer, possessed of a mellifluous, extraordinarily versatile voice, which Les was able to multi-track to perfection.

During the early 1950s they became the first 'modern' Pop stars, their cutting-edge techniques yielding a run of enormous hits, which crossed the musical genres.

'How High The Moon' topped the U.S. charts for 9-weeks, while 'Vaya Con Dios' spent 11-weeks at No.1.

This compilation presents all their U.S. Top 20 records between 1945 and 1955, including a couple backing other big names before they made it themselves, and a bonus track of a 45 which only made it to #23.

Track Listing

1. IT'S BEEN A LONG, LONG TIME (with Bing Crosby)
2. RUMOURS ARE FLYING (with The Andrews Sisters)
3. NOLA
4. TENNESSEE WALTZ
5. LITTLE ROCK GETAWAY
6. MOCKIN' BIRD HILL
7. HOW HIGH THE MOON
8. JOSEPHINE
9. I WISH I HAD NEVER SEEN SUNSHINE
10. THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE
11. WHISPERING
12. JUST ONE MORE CHANCE
13. JAZZ ME BLUES
14. JINGLE BELLS
15. TIGER RAG
16. I'M CONFESSIN' (That I Love You)
17. CARIOCA
18. SMOKE RINGS
19. IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME
20. MEET MISTER CALLAGHAN
21. TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS AND HOLD ME
22. MY BABY'S COMING HOME
23. LADY OF SPAIN
24. BYE BYE BLUES
25. I'M SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD
26. VAYA CON DIOS (May God Be With You)
27. JOHNNY (Is The Boy For Me)
28. DON'CHA HEAR THEM BELLS
29. I REALLY DON'T WANT TO KNOW
30. I'M A FOOL TO CARE
31. WHITHER THOU GOEST
32. MANDOLINO
33. HUMMINGBIRD

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
June 9th, 2023
UPC Bar Code No
604988279122

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