The legendary Burt Bacharach has died. Here, we remember an emotional night watching one of his final shows.
Tag: easy listening
John Collier And The Saturday Night Suit
Let Brian Matthew introduce you to the last word in weekend sartorial style.
Other Worlds, Other Sounds – The Cosmic World Of Space Age Easy Listening
The futuristic sounds of the distant past.
Classic Albums Revisited: Out-A Space – The Spotnicks In London
The surf guitar spacemen from Sweden visit London for an incongruous collection of easy listening pop.
Good Morning Starshine: The 1960s Easy-Listening Acid Trip
The odd parallel universe of easy-listening cover versions of revolutionary acid rock classics that proliferated in the 1960s.
Hammond Heatwaves – The Unlikely World Of Sexy Organ Music LP Covers
Rarely have album covers so wildly misrepresented the music within as on 1970s easy listening Hammond organ collections.
The Vinyl Of Christmas Past
A collection of festive recordings from the golden age of the LP.
Calling Occupants – The Carpenters Space Encounters
A 1978 sci-fi variety show even more unlikely than the Star Wars Holiday Special.
The Alternative Cartoon Reality Of Spin A Magic Tune
An oddball collection of easy listening show tunes inspired by the children’s TV favourites of the early 1970s.
A Barbie girl in a Barbie world – easy-listening dreams for the young girls of the 1960s.
The Seductive World Of Hi-Fi Advertising
The Hi-Fi system was an essential part of any would-be swinging bachelor’s pad – and advertisers knew how to package the dream of sexy stereos and gorgeous girls.
Classic Albums Revisited: Barry White’s Can’t Get Enough
The most seductive album of the 1970s has lost none of its romantic intensity.