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Percy Faith & His Orchestra - The Real...3CD

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'The Real... Percy Faith & His Orchestra' is a brand new set, featuring 46 tracks, covering Percy Faith's RCA/Sony catalogues.

Percy Faith, orchestrator, composer and conductor, is often credited with popularising the "easy listening" or "mood music" format. Faith became a staple of American popular music in the 1950s and continued well into the 1960s. Though his professional orchestra-leading career began at the height of the swing era, Faith refined and rethought orchestration techniques, including use of large string sections, to soften and fill out the brass-dominated popular music of the 1940s.

His most famous and remembered recordings are "Delicado" (1952), "The Song from Moulin Rouge" (1953) and "Theme from A Summer Place" (1960), which won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1961. Faith remains the only artist to have the best selling single of the year during both the pop singer era ("Song from Moulin Rouge") and the rock era ("Theme from a Summer Place"); and he is one of only three artists, along with Elvis Presley and The Beatles, to have the best selling single of the year twice.



 1. Blue on Blue
 2. Anyone Who Had a Heart
 3. Spanish Harlem - Percy Faith
 4. You Don't Own Me
 5. Wives and Lovers
 6. I Will Follow You
 7. Show Me
 8. Romeo and Juliet
 9. All My Love (Bolero)
10. Delicado
11. Embassy Waltz
12. Stella by Starlight - Percy Faith
13. Tara's Theme
14. Swing Low Sweet Chariot


 1. The Girl from Ipanema - Percy Faith
 2. Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars - Percy Faith
 3. Baia
 4. Samba de Orfeu
 5. Manha de Carnaval - Percy Faith
 6. The Minute Samba
 7. Brazil (Aquarela do Brasil)
 8. Atrevido (Bem Te Vi Atrevido)
 9. Little Dreamer (Tutu Maramba)
10. The Bandit (Theme from 'O Congaceiro')
11. Maxixe (Dengoza)
12. Tu Sabes
13. Someone to Light Up My Life - Percy Faith
14. Amorada (Brasileirinho)
15. Ba-Tu-Ca-Da
16. Non Dimenticar


 1. (There's) Always Something There to Remind Me - Percy Faith
 2. The "In" Crowd
 3. Ebb Tide - The Percy Faith Strings
 4. They Can't Take That Away from Me
 5. The Sound of Music
 6. Macarthur Park
 7. Theme for Young Lovers
 8. Since I Fell for You
 9. Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
10. The Love Goddess (Theme from "The Love Goddesses")
11. The Rain In Spain
12. The Song from "Moulin Rouge" (Where Is Your Heart)
13. Return to Paradise
14. Camelot
15. Moonlight in Vermont - Percy Faith
16. Theme from "A Summer Place"

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