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Rumor has it that only copies were printed. The agent assigned his case is played by none other than the beautiful starlet Nancy Sinatra, and the pair quickly fall for each other. When it became clear that Capitol and EMI wanted no part of the record, which featured an overdub of philharmonic strings done by George Harrison himself, the Beatles decided to put it out themselves. The record was later given a proper release in , nearly half a century after it was recorded.
They can go for up to 5 grand. Bernie Taupin, who collaborated with John on many of his biggest hits was credited for penning the lyrics, though Elton John would later admit that John had written the song by himself.
He gave Bernie the credit to help him get his first publishing royalties. If you think you may have a copy lying around somewhere, now would be the time to start digging. Though met with critical acclaim, neither the single or the LP sold particularly well at first. Did you think classical music would be left off of this list?
Record companies would often enlist the help of relatively unknown artists to provide the album art for their classical and jazz releases. This particular album cover was drawn by a certain starving artist that was destined for stardom.
His name? Andy Warhol. There are only seven known copies of this record in existence. Half soundtrack, half dialogue recording, this record was scrapped when Herman Wouk, writer of the novel on which the critically-acclaimed film was based, threatened to never allow the studio to use his work ever again if they released the album.
Wouk was furious at what he saw as blatant theft of his intellectual property, since the B-side of the record was a recording of the climactic courtroom scene, lifted verbatim from his novel. Columbia agreed to halt the release of the album and destroy all copies. A few employees filched some copies before they were demolished — there are rumored to be close to a dozen that survived. There were 25, copies of this single pressed.
In a story that since become punk legend, the Sex Pistols terrorized their label so badly that they were dropped six days after signing the record contract in a publicized ceremony in front of Buckingham Palace. The very limited Australian edition on translucent vinyl is said to only have 50 of its kind — though only a small handful have surfaced over the years. The song references the assassination of Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement, but Bono says he could have better fleshed out the lyrics.
According to him, the Edge and producer Brian Eno convinced him that keeping the lyrics vague would allow the song to resonate deeper with non-English speakers. Rumor has it that Olivia Newton-John hated the way she looked in the picture printed on the front of the disc so much that she had the record company stop the pressing.
The track below off the compilation is by Doris Hays, who alongside the wonderful and sadly now passed on Delia Derbyshire responsible for the electronics that make the original Dr Who theme so incredible , was one of the few female composers working in the Library Music scene…. He also provided several pieces for Quentin Tarantino's recent 'Django Unchained' film.
Ultimately, that is one of its greatest qualities: no matter how much you investigate there will always be more to discover, new totally unexpected sounds, another revelation. A few years ago we discovered Jerry Dammers was a huge collector of the stuff and since then we've been fortunate enough to collaborate with both him and Jonny Trunk on several fine evenings where Jerry has played some of the wildest and deepest tracks we've ever had the pleasure of being exposed to.
Younger artists too are finding much to get excited about in the archives of the great libraries, recently we've been working with Tom Furse of The Horrors on a compilation and only today I discovered that Ed Mcfarlane, of Friendly Fires , is a big fan too.
We even released a sequel to this amazing album…. Oh and did I tell you that we now have our very own music library? Happy hunting! Header Left Sections. Kenny Rogers featuring Home Free. Another version by John Oates peaked at No. Spent four weeks at No. David Seville. The most popular novelty Christmas single in the U. Launched a year music career for the fictional character group. Eddy Arnold , the Tennessee Plowboy and his Guitar. Also recorded by the Ames Brothers and Jim Reeves.
Written and produced by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Reissued by the group's record label Philly International in following the group's huge success. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Features orchestration by Dick Jacobs. From the album Clouds Taste Metallic. Not intended to be a Christmas song, though the characteristic "jingling bells" are featured in the song, as well as talk of the holiday.
Released on the charity album A Very Special Christmas. Written by David Holt and Sammy Cahn. Also recorded by Jo Stafford. Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Chord progression is based on that of Pachelbel's Canon in D major.
Written in and first released on Ewing's album Following Yonder Star. First charted on Billboard 's Christmas Singles chart in , peaking at No. Charted again in , peaking at No. Lindsey Stirling featuring Becky G. From the various artists album Christmas Cookies. Features Hugo Winterhalter and his orchestra. Released within a four-record album set titled Christmas with Eddie Fisher. Stan Freberg with Daws Butler.
George and the Dragonet". From the film The Odessa File. Featuring the Axel Stordahl orchestra. Earlier recordings by Eddie Fisher and Kate Smith. From the album Rocky Mountain Christmas. Written by Steve Weisberg. The original version featured Alabama wishing you "Merry Christmas" near the end of the song. Lead singer Randy Owen re-recorded the song with Kenny Chesney in An original song written and recorded by the group for charity, with the music video a perennial favorite on the MTV through the late s and s.
It first appeared on two various artist holiday compilation albums: A Very Special Christmas and Christmas Rap , with the former album to benefit the Special Olympics.
Louis Armstrong with the Benny Carter Orchestra. Written by Percy Faith and Spencer Maxwell. Originally recorded by Percy Faith in as an instrumental "Judy". Selected as the theme song for the Christmas Seals appeal. Also a hit that year for Lou Rawls. Jim Brickman featuring Mark Masri. Written by Sammy Cahn.
From the film How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Louise Mandrell and R. B-side of " Christmas in Dixie " by Alabama. From the album A Very Special Christmas 3. Re-charted in and Digital download track that peaked at No. Charted for 1 week on the Christmas Singles chart, peaking at No.
Written by Peggy Lee and Cy Coleman. The Salsoul Orchestra. The B-side of the single was "New Year's Medley", a 7-minute, second medley of new year's-related songs. Sometimes titled "Christmas Mem'ries". From the album Islands. Written by band member Robbie Robertson , who recorded a solo version in for the soundtrack to the film Scrooged. Spent one week at No. From Owens' album of the same name. A version of the rock band's own hit "The Winter Song", but featuring alternate lyrics both tracks featured The California Boys Choir and both were produced by Eddie Leonetti.
With orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle Capitol First entered the Billboard Hot chart on the week ending December 12, , peaking at No. Les Brown and His Orchestra. Featuring Doris Day on vocal. Debuted and peaked at No. From the album Christmas Through Your Eyes. A different picture sleeve was issued in Released as a promotional single for the album My Kind of Christmas. Vince Guaraldi Trio. Melody has similar chord progression to the Cole Porter jazz standard " Night and Day ".
Both instrumental and vocal versions were recorded by Guaraldi. Recharted in Dave Barnes with Hillary Scott. Lady Gaga featuring Space Cowboy. From the film National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Harry Connick, Jr. Hit the Adult Contemporary chart in Five for Fighting featuring Jim Brickman. B-side to her single "This Time of the Year". Charted for 1 week in Originally issued on Enigma Records with picture sleeve and also a special picture disc issue, both 7".
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton.View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Santa Maria Pressing Vinyl release of Kongos on Discogs.