Label: Polydor - 533 909-2 • Series: Good Life Music - Vol. 3 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz, Pop • Style: Easy Listening
It must be enjoyed by all. Otherwise it is pointless. Bert Kaempfert's great breakthrough came in with his No. He was the first German bandleader to be awarded a gold record in the USA. In "Mr. Invisible" received triumphant applause at his first two live concerts in London's Royal Albert Hall. At the early age of 56, Bert Kaempfert died of a stroke on 21 June That his music and compositions have a firm place in international music life is emphasized by numerous posthumous awards.
In June he was elected to That Old Sweet Roll - Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra - Orange Colored Sky (Original Album & Bonus Tr Songwriters' Hall of Fame" in New York - the first German to receive this Tangled - Stealin Horses - Stealin Horses prestigious of all international awards.
Recorded in Novemberthe album was the first of his productions to use multi-track recording technique eight sound tracks and it has everything that the name of Bert Kaempfert conjures up: his typical rhythm with its pithy bass, smooth-as-silk arrangements for strings and chorus, stereo-like entries of the winds from the right and left, and plenty of trumpet solos. Also heard on this disc are new and old hits by other composers covering a time-span of 50 years. Bye Bye Blackbird and Apple Blossom Time are typical "Tin Pan Alley" songs from the '20s: the latter was one of the most popular hits of its day and a great success for the Andrew Sisters later.
Snowbirdperhaps the most effervescent arrangement in this compilation, is a Grillat & Grändy Ft.
Mwuana, Sikai, Linda Pira, Jaqe & Ikhana - Kaliber (Remix) and Western number which brought the Canadian singer Anne Murray a gold record in ; Bert Kaempfert's recording was immensely popular too and became a real radio hit, being played over and over again both in Germany and abroad.
Only recently a very special discovery was made: What's Up With Yourecorded in and never released - definitely a small sensation for all Kaempfert friends and the world of music!
Skip to main content. The Bert Kaempfert page. Search form Search. About this album:. Compact Disc availability:. Liner Notes:. Biography Bert Kaempfert's great breakthrough came in with his No.
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