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Ray Martin

Ray Martin
Born: Oct 11, 1918 in Vienna, Austria
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Died: Feb 7, 1988 in Johannesburg, South Africa
Genre: Classical, Other, Pop/Rock
Biography: Ray Martin created a legacy for himself in British popular music through his work with his orchestra during the '50s. His regular appearances on radio and television kept him in the public spotlight, while his position at EMI Records made him an influential producer at the label. His use of pseudonyms ...Read full biography
Million Dollar Melodies
Released: 1958
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Million Dollar Melodies was one of EMI's earlier pop albums to be released in stereo, and it makes good use of the format, dividing the strings, piano, or whatever the principal instrumental body happens ...Read full review
Released: 1957
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Vibrations is a concept album along the lines of what Frank Sinatra was doing at Capitol Records in America at the time, except that it is instrumental, its 12 tracks built around musical impressions of ...Read full review
More Ray Martin albums: Main Albums (4), Compilations (6)
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