Featuring 18 songs, including "The Impossible Dream", "Call Me Irresponsible", and "Lollipops and Roses", Greatest Hits is the definitive Jack Jones collection.
Two classic albums from Jack Jones, making their long awaited debut on CD. Booklet features original artwork, designed so that purchaser may display either original album cover as front of CD, plus detailed sleeve notes. Digitally transferred from the original American master tapes. Grammy award winner for Best Performance by a Male Singer (Lollipops and Roses) and Record of the Year (Wives and Lovers) Grammy nominee (The Impossible Dream).
Dear Prof. Leary is not only a super-rare and highly touted collectors item but also one of the earliest and strangest examples of the upcoming Jazz/Rock Fusion recordings that would soon transform the Jazz world. Originally released in 1968 on MPS, Barney Wilen And His Amazing Free Rock Band s Dear Prof. Leary l.p. was a sextet of two trios, one playing the more Rock style and the other in the Jazz idiom, complete with two drummers, producing what can only be described as psychedelic Free-Jazz. Highlights include covers of The Beatles The Fool On The Hill , Ornette Coleman s Lonely Woman and Bobbie Gentry s Ode To Billie Joe , scattered amongst the originals.
A beautiful and deeply felt tribute to the legendary French chanson , captures at the nadir of his fame and the zenith of his talent, eschewing glitz and glamour to create the most mature and focused album of his career. 's maudlin, theatrical approach fits like a glove, and with the invaluable assistance of arranger , he fully inhabits the songs' world-weary romanticism.
In 1999, released , which contained two complete albums - (1963, originally released on ) and (1965, originally released on ) - by on one compact disc.
Directed by Shona Auerbach, Dear Frankie revolves around nine-year-old Frankie (Jack McElhone) and his mother, Lizzie (Emily Mortimer). The mother and son duo have been on the run for as long as Frankie, who has been deaf for years, can remember. In an effort to protect Frankie from the truth – that a psychotic father, whose physical abuse caused his hearing loss, is at the root of their constant need to move from one home to the next – Lizzie pens a series of letters from Frankie's "father" in hopes of assuaging his curiosity. However, when Frankie becomes convinced that his father is taking a break from his exotic adventures and making his way back home, Lizzie must make a tough decision: find another way to pacify Frankie's desire to meet his father or tell him the awful truth.
This double-disc from Universal gathers 34 tracks by including and Casual listeners will be satisfied with the track selection, while longtime fans will undoubtedly already own this material.