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Various Artists: Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music

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Library music--aka stock or production music--was first marketed in the 1920s, to be used by “picture palaces" showing silent movies. Its golden age came during the 1960s and 1970s, when it provided off-the-shelf incidental music for radio, television, film and advertising. Ever since Quentin Tarantino included recordings by one of that era's most prolific British library-music ...

Ron Geesin: Biting The Hand (BBC Radio Broadcasts 1969 - 1975)

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Ron Geesin
Biting The Hand (BBC Radio Broadcasts 1969 - 1975)
hux records
2007

Even in the state of cultural flux that was Britain in the late 1960s, multi-instrumentalist Ron Geesin must have stood out. The BBC radio sessions which make up much of this double-CD go a long way ...