A Summer Place: Great Instrumental Hits

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This delightful three-disc, 75-track box set collects instrumental pop sides in a wide-ranging survey of the instrumental pieces that hit the modern pop charts through the 1950s and the 1960s, including enduring classics like Les Paul's "Lady of Spain," the Viscounts' "Harlem Nocturne," Dave Cortez's "The Happy Organ," Duane Eddy's "Rebel Rouser," Bill Doggett's "Honky Tonk," Preston Epps' "Bongo Rock," and Johnny & the Hurricanes' "Red River Rock," as well as beautifully orchestrated pieces like Percy Faith's "Theme from A Summer Place." It's a nice set, and it illustrates that sometimes you don't really need words to set a tone and...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This delightful three-disc, 75-track box set collects instrumental pop sides in a wide-ranging survey of the instrumental pieces that hit the modern pop charts through the 1950s and the 1960s, including enduring classics like Les Paul's "Lady of Spain," the Viscounts' "Harlem Nocturne," Dave Cortez's "The Happy Organ," Duane Eddy's "Rebel Rouser," Bill Doggett's "Honky Tonk," Preston Epps' "Bongo Rock," and Johnny & the Hurricanes' "Red River Rock," as well as beautifully orchestrated pieces like Percy Faith's "Theme from A Summer Place." It's a nice set, and it illustrates that sometimes you don't really need words to set a tone and tell a story.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/4/2013
  • Label: Dynamic
  • UPC: 827139357726
  • Catalog Number: 3577
  • Sales rank: 86,331

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Theme from A Summer Place - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (2:27)
  2. 2 Blue Hawaii - Billy Vaughn's Orchestra (2:03)
  3. 3 Poor People of Paris - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (2:30)
  4. 4 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White - Perez Prado & His Orchestra (3:05)
  5. 5 Near You - Roger Williams (2:53)
  6. 6 Walk, Don't Run - The Ventures (3:05)
  7. 7 Wonderland by Night - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra (3:17)
  8. 8 Blue Tango - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (3:04)
  9. 9 Petite Fleur - Chris Barber's Jazz Band (2:49)
  10. 10 Journey Into Melody - Robert Farnon & His Orchestra (3:19)
  11. 11 Skokiaan - Ralph Marterie (2:53)
  12. 12 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra (2:41)
  13. 13 Lady of Spain - Les Paul (1:51)
  14. 14 Only You - Franck Pourcel's French Fiddles (2:36)
  15. 15 Harlem Nocturne - The Viscounts (2:25)
  16. 16 Ebb Tide - Ebb Tide (2:31)
  17. 17 Melody of Love - Billy Vaughn's Orchestra (3:06)
  18. 18 Dragnet - Ray Anthony (2:51)
  19. 19 In the Mood - Ernie Field's Orchestra (2:41)
  20. 20 Fandango - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (3:04)
  21. 21 The Breeze and I - Ethel Smith (2:42)
  22. 22 Slow Walk - Bill Doggett (2:36)
  23. 23 Misty - Erroll Garner Trio (3:18)
  24. 24 Sleepwalk - Santo & Johnny (3:16)
  25. 25 All My Love - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (3:11)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The High and the Mighty - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (2:49)
  2. 2 Around the World in Eighty Days - Mantovani & His Orchestra (2:01)
  3. 3 Almost Paradise - Roger Williams (2:37)
  4. 4 Land of Dreams - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (2:51)
  5. 5 Quiet Village - Martin Denny (3:44)
  6. 6 Patricia - Perez Prado & His Orchestra (2:32)
  7. 7 Canadian Sunset - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (2:58)
  8. 8 The Happy Organ - Dave "Baby" Cortez (2:08)
  9. 9 Theme from Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher (3:00)
  10. 10 The Wedding Samba - Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra (2:55)
  11. 11 Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy (2:25)
  12. 12 The Medic Theme - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (2:44)
  13. 13 La Mer - Roger Williams (2:54)
  14. 14 Hot Toddy - Ralph Flanagan & His Orchestra (3:04)
  15. 15 Return to Paradise - Percy Faith & His Orchestra (2:28)
  16. 16 Lisbon Antigua - Nelson Riddle Orchestra (2:36)
  17. 17 Yellow Bird - Arthur Lyman (2:56)
  18. 18 Last Date - Floyd Cramer (2:33)
  19. 19 Theme from The Barefoot Contessa - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (2:43)
  20. 20 Honky Tonk, Pts. 1-2 - Bill Doggett (5:25)
  21. 21 To Love Again (Main Theme From the Eddy Duchin Story) - Carmen Cavallaro (3:04)
  22. 22 White Silver Sands - Bill Black's Combo (2:40)
  23. 23 Peter Gunn Theme - Ray Anthony Orchestra (1:53)
  24. 24 Elizabethan Serenade - Ron Goodwin & His Orchestra (2:53)
  25. 25 The River Kwai March - Mitch Miller (2:24)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Unchained Melody - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (2:37)
  2. 2 The Day the Rains Came - Raymond Lefevre & His Orchestra (4:06)
  3. 3 Ruby - Les Baxter & His Orchestra (2:59)
  4. 4 La Paloma - Billy Vaughn's Orchestra (2:29)
  5. 5 Autumn Leaves - Roger Williams (3:05)
  6. 6 The Velvet Glove - Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (2:53)
  7. 7 Tear Drop - Santo & Johnny (2:12)
  8. 8 Moonglow and Theme from Picnic - The Morris Stoloff Orchestra (2:51)
  9. 9 Topsy, Pt. 1 - Cozy Cole (3:26)
  10. 10 Topsy, Pt. 2 - Cozy Cole (3:38)
  11. 11 Warsaw Concerto - Carmen Cavallaro (3:12)
  12. 12 Jumping Bean - Robert Farnon & His Orchestra (2:17)
  13. 13 Moritat - Dick Hyman Trio (2:18)
  14. 14 Caravan - Ralph Marterie (2:49)
  15. 15 Never on Sunday - Don Costa Orchestra (3:01)
  16. 16 Bongo Rock - Preston Epps (2:11)
  17. 17 Soft Summer Breeze - Eddie Heywood (2:47)
  18. 18 Crazy Otto Melody, Pt. 1 - Crazy Otto (3:19)
  19. 19 Crazy Otto Melody, Pt. 2 - Crazy Otto (3:04)
  20. 20 Theme from The Man with the Golden Arm - Richard Maltby Orchestra (2:26)
  21. 21 The Lonely One - Duane Eddy (1:42)
  22. 22 Raunchy - Bill Justis Orchestra (2:26)
  23. 23 Sail Along Silvery Moon - Billy Vaughn's Orchestra (2:18)
  24. 24 Red River Rock - Johnny & the Hurricanes (2:12)
  25. 25 Jungle Drums - Esquivel & His Orchestra (3:06)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Henry Mancini Composer
Bill Doggett Composer
Gilbert Bécaud Composer
Lee Hazlewood Composer
Pérez Prado Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Eddie DeLange Composer
Pierre Delanoé Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Alex North Composer
Jacques Prévert Composer
James Van Heusen Composer
Hy Zaret Composer
David Clowney Composer
Schumann Composer
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