Montag, November 13, 2006

Frank Valdor - Wodka à Gogo (1969)



And one more time we take on a journey to Russia. This time it´s the great Frank Valdor again, the "King of Dynamic Party Sound", as it is stated on some of his records. I talked with Mr. Valdor on the phone recently, he´s 67 years old now, but unfortunately he´s not touring anymore. He´s really a nice guy to meet, you should know. Mr. Valdor released about 1,200 records during his 50 years performing and producing music, and he played the trumpet and the trombone himself. This is THE russian-like party album, 2 x 17 minutes packed with great russian-gogo music. You´ll also recognize, where your favorite exotica-artists got their inspirations for titles like "Stranger in Paradise" and "The Carnival Is Over", just to name a few.

On the back cover you´ll get some great recipes to fix the ideal dinner for listening to this record: Russian "Borschtsch" + "Ice-coated Vodka", which is in fact a deepfrozen bottle of vodka in the middle of an ice block. Well, "Nastrovje!" then...

To me, this is one of the best Russian-themed-LPs ever. Please enjoy Frank Valdor once more, this time on his trip to Russia...

Kommentare:

Anonym hat gesagt…

Very nice idea, this "Russian Theme".
An to comment on someone else's comment about the information you provide, I always save the page together with the archive posted. The other half (well almost) of the satisfaction-pleasure one receives from these albums is the information you post about them.
Keep it up...
Markos

PS. Yes the one who emailed you sometime in the last couple of months. You know I only just realised you allowed anonymous comments...

julioxo hat gesagt…

Thanks for the music