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The King James Version - Harry James & His Orchestra
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  1. Corner Pocket
  2. Lara's Theme
  3. Cherokee
  4. More Splutie, Please
  5. Traces
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  1. Corner Pocket
  2. Lara's Theme
  3. Cherokee
  4. More Splutie, Please
  5. Traces
  6. Don't Be That Way
  7. Sweet Georgia Brown
  8. Shiny Stockings
  9. Blues Stay Away from Me
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In late July 1976, trumpeter Harry James recorded enough music for two LPs. This particular set gives one a good sampling of his 1976 orchestra and finds James happy to emulate the swing sound of Count Basie. The arrangements, by Ernie Wilkins, Thad Jones, Ray Conniff, Dave Matthews, Rob Turk and Jimmy Haskell, lack any real surprises (other than the fact that James decided to record "Lara's Theme" from Dr. Zhivago), and the sidemen, other than drummer Les DeMerle, sound pretty anonymous. James was playing well enough this ...

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The King James Version 1990, Sheffield Lab

UPC: 014391006824

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