Weekly Wrap Up

This week we’ve illustrated the best and worst of the Bihari Crown label: cool jazz, raw blues, roots country vs pure shlock & dull retreads.  It’s a contrast that will continue throughout the life of Crown this year.  One month down, eleven more to go…

GreatestStoryTold

CLP 5456

Day 32.  A Sunday offering of cross-on-moonscape cover design with dreadful sounding Christian music inside; not really gospel, more like bad crooning. No info available on George Johnson or Robert Evans Chorus who appear on this 1964 LP.

bornfree

CST 564

Day 31 & Crown goes for the bait & switch hit song trick: take one hit song like Born Free  and combined it with unrelated cuts from various other Crown LPs. Is George Mann really Maxwell Davis?

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