In the Mood: Instrumental Gems from the Embassy Label

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
British label Embassy Records specialized in budget singles distributed only through the Woolworth's chain. These were covers of the hits of the day, often with top artists performing under pseudonyms. This set features covers of various British instrumental hits, 32 in all, on a single disc.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
British label Embassy Records specialized in budget singles distributed only through the Woolworth's chain. These were covers of the hits of the day, often with top artists performing under pseudonyms. This set features covers of various British instrumental hits, 32 in all, on a single disc.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/4/2013
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046437121
  • Catalog Number: 4371
  • Sales rank: 204,947

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 In The Mood - The Gordon Franks Orchestra (3:18)
  2. 2 Patricia - The Gordon Franks Orchestra (2:21)
  3. 3 Petite Fleur - Jacques Leroy & His Orchestra (2:41)
  4. 4 Muskrat Ramble - The Midnight Jazzmen (3:09)
  5. 5 Entry Of The Gadiator - Royal Artillery Band (2:47)
  6. 6 Gypsy Fiddler - Michael Freedman & His Hi-Fi Orchestra (2:25)
  7. 7 La Paloma - Jacques Leroy & His Orchestra (3:05)
  8. 8 Tenderly - The Romancers (2:17)
  9. 9 By A Sleepy Lagoon - London Metropolis Symphony Orchestra (3:00)
  10. 10 Blue Tango - Franchito & His Orchestra (2:29)
  11. 11 Rhapsody In Blue - Embassy Players (2:03)
  12. 12 Ballet Egyptien (Allegro non troppo) - Embassy Symphony Orchestra (2:57)
  13. 13 Drigo's Serenade - Jacques Leroy & His Orchestra (2:16)
  14. 14 Take the "A" Train - The Gordon Franks Orchestra (3:30)
  15. 15 The Elephant's Tango - Oscar Rabin's Lyceum Band (2:30)
  16. 16 The Poor People Of Paris - Primo Scala & His Accordion Band (2:22)
  17. 17 Pigalle - Jacques Leroy & His Orchestra (2:15)
  18. 18 High Society - Laurie Gold & His Pieces of Eight (1:51)
  19. 19 The Black Bottom - James Wright Orchestra (1:22)
  20. 20 Dardanella - Happy Knights Jazz Band (2:22)
  21. 21 Guitar Boogie Shuffle - Bud Ashton (2:01)
  22. 22 Twelfth Street Rag - Bobby Brent (2:07)
  23. 23 Hoots Mon - The Gordon Franks Orchestra (2:09)
  24. 24 Roulette - Joe Julian (1:51)
  25. 25 So Blue - Harold Smart (2:36)
  26. 26 Basie Boogie - The Gordon Franks Orchestra (2:27)
  27. 27 Say Si-Si - Pedro Lopez & His Orchestra (1:37)
  28. 28 A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody - Embassy Ballroom Orchestra (2:11)
  29. 29 Kon-Tiki - Bud Ashton (1:42)
  30. 30 Opus 1 - The Gordon Franks Orchestra (3:34)
  31. 31 Peanut Vendor - Jules Ruben (2:47)
  32. 32 South Rampart Street parade - The Dixielanders (2:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Michael Freedman Conductor
Technical Credits
Steve Allen Composer
Eric Coates Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Leroy Anderson Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Count Basie Composer
Benny Goodman Composer
Lionel Hampton Composer
Kid Ory Composer
Ray Bauduc Composer
Pérez Prado Composer
Andy Razaf Composer
Sebastián Yradier Composer
Sidney Bechet Composer
Felix Bernard Composer
Lew Brown Composer
Buddy DeSylva Composer
Walter Gross Composer
Ray Henderson Composer
Ken Jones Director
Jack Lawrence Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Al Stillman Composer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Alexandre Luigini Composer
Johnny Black Composer
Ray Gilbert Composer
Walter Melrose Composer
Reginald Connelly Composer
Fred Fisher Composer
Robert Haggart Composer
Marguerite Monnot Composer
Francia Luban Composer
Georges Ulmer Composer
René Rouzaud Composer
Porter Steele Composer
Marion Sunshine Composer
Michael Carr Composer
Ernesto Lecuona Casado Composer
Milton Ebbins Composer
Julius Fucik Composer
Traditional Composer
Geo Koger Composer
Riccardo Drigo Composer
Wolfe Gilbert Composer
Euday Bowman Composer
Joseph Garland Composer
Trevor Stanford Composer
Arthur Smith Composer
Helen Crawford Composer
Bernie Landes Composer
Moises Simons Composer
Harry Macleod Robertson Arranger
Stuart Ralls Liner Notes, Mastering
Granville Chapman Composer, Lyricist
Edwards Huws Jones Composer
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