Label: RCA Victor - BBL-23 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Brazil • Genre: Jazz, Pop •
Billy Mure was a great player, and as session guys of the day went, he rocked more than most, but he's Malaguena - Billy Mure - Super-Sonic Guitars In Hi-Fi mostly like Buddy Merrill. A handful of cool tracks here, and a lot of ho-hum! Picks: Supersonic, Malaguena, 12th L.T.D.
- Kickin Back Rag. Guitar Instrumental " Supersonic " is a romping guitar boogie with a rockabilly beat. Billy Mure 's playing is fast and fun, zipped with energy, and flawless too.
Guitar Instrumental Juan Tizol and Duke Ellington 's classic " Caravan " is a romp in the not too-loud-way rock'n'roll was often recorded at major studios. Spunky, infectious, and fun for the whole family! Guitar Instrumental This light weight version of " Miserlou " features bongos to spice it up, but otherwise it's arranged very similarly to Buddy Merrill 's version.
Billy Mure takes it quite a distance from the islands. His take is more light country than Polynesian pop or rock.
All fluff, no stuff! The melody's flexibility is attested to by the large number of covers in many styles. Billy Mure gives it a light arrangement. Bongos keep the exotica faith, but otherwise it's fairly pedestrian. Guitar Instrumental " Malaguena " is an exceptionally flexible piece of music. Billy Mure 's take on it is Unforgettable - Nat King Cole - 20 Golden Greats much like Buddy Merrill's, but wit a bit more edge.
Verging on rock'n'roll, this can capture you for a moment or two if you don't keep your guard up! The double picked madness is pretty cool too. Chopsticks Guitar. Guitar Instrumental Fun fodder for guitar workouts, Malaguena - Billy Mure - Super-Sonic Guitars In Hi-Fi piano too, Euphemia Allen 's " Chopsticks " takes a fun excursion through the rocking as in chair world of back porch jammin'. All fun, but forgettable except for the cool tremolo passages. Sleepy Time Gal.
Guitar Instrumental Slow and slushy in a jazz guitar style, complete with the requisite mindless runs, moves easily across the background Guitar Instrumental Rock and twenties ragtime collide with ease as Billy Mure has a great time with " 12th Street Rag.
Guitar Boogie. Guitar Instrumental Yup, another circular guitar boogie shuffle. Well done, but I'll stick with The Virtues ' version, thank you very much! Sheik Of Araby. Guitar Instrumental Lots of guitar chokes and slides and chop chords done with extremely low energy. Too light to rock, but still fun.
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