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About vintage45

I'm a big fan of vintage books,movies,TV shows and music. I encourage everyone to patronize your local used book/record store and pick up some of the good stuff. My posts are capsule reviews of some favorites that you may want to investigate. The albums posted aren't really reviews but items from my collection that are still available. I try and point out highlights of each one and let the music speak for itself. Thanks to all for checking out the blog.

Look-out-Sister (1949)

Super thin storyline but who cares. It’s all about the music from one of my favorite entertainers, Louis Jordan. Louis is forced to stay at a sanatorium for a rest because of playing too many gigs. Agent Mack Morgan calls … Continue reading

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Big Noise From Winnetka-Gene Krupa (1959)

( 4:24) 1. Big Noise from Winnetka ( 5:32) 2. Take the “a” Train ( 5:48) 3. Some of These Days ( 5:46) 4. Sweet Georgia Brown ( 3:01) 5. Petite Fleur ( 4:08) 6. Lonesome Road ( 8:33) 7. … Continue reading

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On The Beat (1962)

Long comedy with Norman Wisdom playing two parts. In one he’s a man who wants to be a policeman just like his late father. In the other he plays an Italian hairdresser who runs a mob in London. There’s a … Continue reading

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Complete 1957-1962 Vocal Sides-Mose Allison 2 CD’S

  CD 1: 01. If You Live (2:31) 02. The Seventh Son (2:37) 03. Eyesight To The Blind (1:42) 04. Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me (3:16) 05. Lost Mind (3:34) 06. I Got A Right To Cry (2:53) … Continue reading

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Molly And Me (1945)

Singer-actress Gracie Fields is a lot of fun to watch and listen to in this story about a group of actors who work as a household staff for a snobbish man played by Monty Wolley. If you were a fan … Continue reading

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The Rosemary Clooney Show (1956-57)

Half hour variety show with The Hi-Los as regulars. She had a lot of good guest stars along the way. This episode featured singer-songwriter-actor Matt Dennis along with Frances Bergen.  She’s the wife of Edgar Bergen. Rosemary opens with a … Continue reading

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Good Morning,Boys! (1937)

Will Hay is hilarious as Dr.Benjamin Twist the headmaster of St.Michaels School For Boys. Graham Moffatt who appears in a number of Hays’ movies is a scheming student named Albert. He’s also very funny. If you like to laugh don’t … Continue reading

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