Primitive & Passionate/Les Baxter’s Balladeers

Les Baxter

Album Title: Primitive & Passionate/Les Baxter’s Balladeers

Artist(s): Les Baxter

Year: 2005

Label: Collectables

Country: USA

Genre(s): Exotica, Lounge, Space-Age Pop

Format(s): Compact Disc

Availability: Still in Print, Good Availability

Track Listing:

  1. Fiesta Brava
  2. Tenderly
  3. Peking Tiger
  4. Laura
  5. A Night with Cleopatra
  6. Viva Veneto
  7. Bird of Paradise
  8. Slave Ship
  9. Manchurian Melody
  10. Taste of Honey
  11. Congale
  12. Little Girl Blue
  13. Ashville Junction
  14. Dunya
  15. The Green Mountain Boys
  16. Que Bonita Bandera
  17. My Fisherman, My Laddie-O
  18. Darling Corey
  19. Let Me Little Light Shine
  20. Gotta Travel On
  21. Sinner Man
  22. Joy, Joy, Joy
  23. Brandy
  24. Sail Away Ladies


Two classics, no so exotic as Tamboo and other, but still, some of Baxter's best works.  From the master tapes.  Other earlier Collectables label Baxter releases have recently gone out of print.  I'm sure this one will too soon.  So get it while you can at a reasonable price.

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