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Various Artists / Calvert Deforest's...
Album:Calvert Deforest's... Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:05/2000

Album Review
The Dead Kenny-Gs
Reviewed 2001-11-19 
Lounge music compilation, released as a soundtrack for an imaginary Calvert DeForrest movie (you might remember him as Larry "Bud" Melvin™®©NBC). Mostly older, well worn stuff (check out tracks 6, 9, and 13 for the best), but I really liked a couple of the newer songs (track 2 by Combustible Edison and especially track 1 by San Francisco's experimental lounge duo Tipsy)
1) **Darker lounge, slow with lots of sounds and brooding guitar
2) *Female vocal over beat
3) *Funky Quincy Jones, unfortunately overused recently (due to inclusion in 'Austin Powers' soundtrack). It was also sampled in The Dream Warriors 'My Definition'.
4) Slow Bacharach female vocal number. I still like Isaac Hayes' version better.
5) Up-tempo, guitar and horns, soundtrack/supermarket feel.
6) *Mancini classic, big band, famous bassline.
7) Ultra-lounge slow orchestral piece
8) Jobim, sped up a little with female vocal and strings
9) *Quiet piano punctuated by loud horns
10) Arthur Lyman vibes served up on a slow bossa
11) Cheesy slow Hammond
12) Pop male vocal
13) *Soul jazz remake of Doors song, similar to Shirley Bassey version without vocals
14) Whoah, Calvert dialog over 'Tequila'--really weird.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.TipsyMr. Excitement
2.Cumbustable EdisonLaura's Aura
3.Quincy JonesSoul Bossa Nova
4.Dusty SpringfieldThe Look of Love
5.Bob Crewe GenerationMusic to Watch Girls By
6.Henry ManciniPeter Gunn
7.Michael LegrandA Man's Castle
8.Barbara AcklinQuiet Nights and Quiet Stars
9.Count BasieGreen Onions
10.Arthur LymanThe Shadow of Your Smile
11.Dick JacobsStaurday Music
12.Gene ChandlerThis Guy's in Love with You
13.Young-Holt UnlimitedLight My Fire
14.Claver & the CraftmaticsTequila