Albums and All That, Starting with the letter M as in Mike, Part 7


December 6th, 2021

55 mins 6 secs

Season 5

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Caudal [00:37]
Midira Records MD 015 2015
An excellent spatial excursion from Aidan Baker on guitar, Gareth Sweeney on bass, and Felipe Salazar on drums.

Kermit the Frog & Fozzie Bear [15:08]
"Movin' Right Along"
The Muppet Movie - Original Soundtrack Recording
Atlantic SD 16001 1979
A little travelling music, please.

Red Fang [18:06]
Murder the Mountains
Relapse Records RR7144-1 2011
Don't try this at home, kids. Or maybe do... it looks like fun.

Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass [23:48]
"Green Peppers"
Music Box
A&M Records SP 19006 1969
You've heard of Green Onions? Well, Herb and amigos have Green Peppers. This compilation brought to you by BankAmericard.

Various [24:48]
"Jingle Bells"
A Music Box Christmas - Enchanting 19th Century Music Boxes from the Colletion of Rita Ford
Columbia CS 8498 1961
Jingle Bells?! Is this a... oh wait, I guess it is almost.

Gendèr Wayang from Teges Kanyinan, Pilatan, Bali [28:05]
Music for the Balinese Shadow Play
Nonesuch H-72037 1969
A gamelan introduction to the five brothers of the Mahabarata story.

George Melachrino Orchstra [31:11]
"British Isles: Big Ben Chime/English Hymn/Oranges and Lemons"
Music for the Nostalgic Traveler
RCA Victor LPM-1053 1955
A little more traveling music. Or recollection of traveling? Just remember, folks, nostalgia is a disease.

The Band [33:20]
"This Wheel's on Fire"
Music from the Big Pink
Capitol Records SKAO 2955 1968

Bo Hansson [36:29]
"The Old Forest/Tom Bombadil"
Music Inspired by the Lord of the Rings
Charisma/Buddah Records CAS 1059 1972 (originally released in 1970)
Look out for Old Man Will! Oh few, it's Tom Bombadil.

Robert Preston [42:16]
"Marian the Librarian"
The Music Man - Original Soundtrack
Warner Bros. Records BS 1459 1962
Advent of the Sexy Librarian trope?

Edgar Varèse [44:54]
"Poème Électronique"
Music of Edgar Varèse
Columbia Masterworks MS 6146 1960
Created for the Philips Pavillion at the 1958 Brussels World Fair, a building designed in concert with Le Corbusier.

Music behind the DJ: "Another Girl" by George Martin and Orchestra

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