Album 10 – Brilliant Corners

ALBUM TITLE: Brilliant Corners ARTIST NAME: Thelonius Monk YEAR OF RELEASE: 1956 Favourite Song: Holly: I Surrender, Dear Kelly: Pannonica ALBUM HISTORY: Brilliant Corners was recorded by bebop pianist Thelonious Monk and his band of heavy hitters (most notably Sonny Rollins on tenor sax and Max Roach on drums) on October 9h, 15th and DecemberContinue reading “Album 10 – Brilliant Corners”

Album 3 – Tragic Songs of Life

ALBUM TITLE: Tragic Songs of Life ARTIST NAME: The Louvin Brothers YEAR OF RELEASE: 1956 Favourite Song: Holly: Let Her Go, God Bless Her Kelly: Let Her Go, God Bless Her ALBUM HISTORY: Well, for the first album, I got to review depressing Sinatra songs, and now I get to review depressing, but upbeat countryContinue reading “Album 3 – Tragic Songs of Life”

Album 2 – Elvis Presley

ALBUM TITLE: Elvis Presley ARTIST NAME: Elvis Presley YEAR OF RELEASE: 1956 Favourite Song: Holly: Trying To Get To You Kelly: I Got A Woman ALBUM HISTORY: Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley was released on March 23rd 1956 but had been recorded throughout a period of a year and a half.  Some of the recordingsContinue reading “Album 2 – Elvis Presley”

ALBUM REVIEW #1 – In the Wee Small Hours

ALBUM TITLE: In the Wee Small Hours ARTIST NAME: Frank Sinatra YEAR OF RELEASE: 1955 Favourite Song Holly: In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning Kelly: Mood Indigo ALBUM HISTORY: This depressing record is Sinatra’s 9th studio album. It was recorded at a time in Sinatra’s career where he had just divorced his secondContinue reading “ALBUM REVIEW #1 – In the Wee Small Hours”