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(YouTube)   There's a new biopic about Herb Alpert streaming tonight at 8pm Eastern, including new music and rare footage from the sixties, followed by a live panel discussion   (youtube.com) divider line
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2020-10-01 6:05:54 PM  
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Awesome.
 
2020-10-02 10:21:02 AM  
4 votes:

Another Government Employee: THE pioneer in multitrack recording.


A multitrack pioneer, not THE pioneer.

Les Paul & Mary Ford - How High the Moon was #1 on Billboard for 9 weeks in 1951.

HOW HIGH THE MOON LES PAUL MARY FORD 1951
Youtube NkGf1GHAxhE
 
2020-10-01 10:03:05 PM  
4 votes:
THE pioneer in multitrack recording. He recorded The Lonely Bull in 1962, performing all the parts. The reason A and M existed was none of the regular studios understood what he was doing, so he did it himself. The side benefit was he could spot talent a mile away.
 
2020-10-02 12:10:19 PM  
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jaytkay: Another Government Employee: THE pioneer in multitrack recording.

A multitrack pioneer, not THE pioneer.

Les Paul & Mary Ford - How High the Moon was #1 on Billboard for 9 weeks in 1951.

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I have an original 78 shellac  pressing of that.

It is one of my prized possessions.
 
2020-10-02 12:14:55 AM  
3 votes:
He's in the Wrecking Crew documentary also, it's worth the watch.

https://youtu.be/-ZgBexrZvM0
 
2020-10-01 8:19:44 PM  
3 votes:
Herb Alpert with a Burt Bacharach/Hal David song is the ultimate expression of one kind of late 60s vibe.

Herb Alpert This Guy's in Love with You
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2020-10-01 10:14:25 PM  
2 votes:
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2020-10-01 7:56:28 PM  
2 votes:
Greatest album cover ever.
 
2020-10-01 7:48:51 PM  
2 votes:

sirrerun: [Fark user image 850x933]

Awesome.


Eight years ago (she's 83 now)

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2020-10-01 7:40:43 PM  
2 votes:
Aw man, it Feels So Good to have a documentary made about Herb.

/I just said that to get a Rise out of those of you who were old enough to listen to the radio in the late '70s but not old enough to distinguish between two trumpet-based instrumentals in the Top 40.
 
2020-10-02 10:37:15 AM  
1 vote:

Rent Party: Greatest album cover ever.

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2020-10-01 10:27:13 PM  
1 vote:
The Simpsons - Tijuana Taxi
Youtube YzNzcCOi03s
 
2020-10-01 7:59:03 PM  
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edmo: sirrerun: [Fark user image 850x933]

Awesome.

Eight years ago (she's 83 now)

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still would.
 
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