The compilations that I post here were originally made for my own enjoyment and that of my family, but out of the generosity of my heart I want to share them with the world ! They are made with tracks from my own vinyl collection but also from tracks that I've collected trough the years from all over the internet. It's impossible to credit the original poster, but consider yourself utterly thanked.


29 jan. 2018

Ease On...

The second volume of 'Easy Living'. Monsieur Maurice's very first attempt to make a compilation. All from my own private record collection. The influence of Command Records is heavy on this one.






Tracklist
01 Peanut Vendor - Ted Heath and his music
02 Istanbul - Command All-Stars
03 Hernando's Hidaway - Dick Schory's Percussion and Brass.
04 Guantanamera - Chaquito & The Quedo Brass
05 My Funny Valentine - Los Admiradores
06 Tabu - Terry Snyder and the All-Stars
07 Mondo Cane - Gran Orquestre Popular de las Americas
08 Sukiyaki - Gran Orquestra Popular de las Americas
09 Rainy night in Georgia - Nelson Riddle
10 Something in the way he Moves - Peggy Lee
11 It's too late - Tony Mottola
12 California Dreaming - Wes Montgomery
13 Tammy - Gran Orquestra Popular de las Americas
14 Eloïse - Franck Pourcel
15 Friendly Persuasion - Los Admiradores
16 Laura - Franck Pourcel
17 Windy - Wes Montgomery
18 I want to hold your hand - Enoch Light
19 Tico-Tico - Tony Motolla
20 Wichita lineman - The Music Mood Orchestra

16 jan. 2018

A blast from the past

Way back when... in the first incarnation of Chez Monsieur Maurice, I posted the very first compilations that I've made.  These are created out of my personal record collection and are all my own rips. Not really a theme here, just some good ol' easy tunes for your Easy Living !





Tracklist 
01    Vivre pour vivre - The Music Mood Orchestra          
02    If - Tony Mottola                              
03    I'm a woman - Peggy Lee                          
04    Blues in the night - Ted Heath and his music          
05    Moon River - Gran Orquestra Popular              
06    Downtown - Sounds Orchestral                      
07    I Love Paris - Terry Snyder & the All-Stars              
08    Promise her anything - Bobby Byrne & his Orchestra      
09    Girl Talk - The Coffee Set                          
10    Laura - George Chisholm                          
11    Theme from Love Story - Tony Mottola              
12    Baia - David Carroll and his Orchestra              
13    Perfidia - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains      
14    More - Garry Blake and his Music                  
15    How Insensitive - Manuel and the Music of the Mountains  
16    Where do I begin - Mike Sammes Singers              
17    The shadow of your smile - Billy Vaughn              
18    And I Love Her - Enoch Light                      
19    Stay - Nelson Riddle                              
20    A whiter shade of pale - Wout Steenhuis        



6 jan. 2018

Heartbreak and Soul

The next compilation of songs about lost love. This time with a more soulfully approach. 43 tracks for you all to suffer and enjoy...



Tracklist

CD1
01 The Way We Were - Gladys Knight & The Pips
02 Don't Go To Strangers - Nancy Wilson
03 As Tears Go By - PP Arnold
04 The Other Woman - Nina Simone
05 MacArthur Park - Carmen McRae
06 I'm Gonna Laugh You Right out of My Life - Shirley Horn
07 Little Bird - Myriam Makeba
08 Try a Little Tenderness - Aretha Franklin
09 Who Can I Turn To - Barbara Lewis
10 Glad To Be Unhappy - Billy Holliday
11 Don't Explain - Nina Simone
12 I'd Rather Go Blind - Etta James
13 Piece Of My Heart - Erma Franklin
14 Drinking Again - Aretha Franklin
15 I Wish It Would Rain - Maxine Brown
16 Who's Loving You - Brenda Holoway
17 Little Girl Blue - Nancy Wilson
18 I Only Miss Him When I Think Of Him - Barbara Lewis
19 Never Let Me Go - Damita Jo
20 You'll Never Get To Heaven - Dionne Warwick
21 My Coloring Book - Ethel Ennis

CD2
01 I [ Who Have Nothing ] - Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
02 Love Don't Live Here Anymore - Top Of The Poppers
03 Woman To Woman - Shirley Brown
04 [ If Loving you is Wrong ] I Don't Want to Be Right - Millie Jackson
05 Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
06 Son Of A Preacher Man - Mavis Staples
07 To Love Somebody - PP Arnold
08 Save Me - Nina Simone
09 House Of The Rising Sun - Miriam Makeba
10 Yesterday - The Supremes
11 Unchain My Heart - Nancy Wilson
12 What Now My Love - Jean DuShon
13 The Thrill Is Gone - Clea Bradford
14 Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby - Dinah Washington
15 After You've Gone - LaVern Baker
16 Gloomy Sunday - Carmen McRae
17 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye - Sarah Vaughan
18 How About Me - Ethel Ennis
19 A House Is Not A Home - Mavis Staples
20 Answer Me My Love - Etta Jones
21 Part Time Love - Gladys Knight & The Pips
22 Killing Me Softly With His Song - Cleo Laine