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Stan Kenton! Tex Ritter!

Stan Kenton! Tex Ritter! is an album by the Stan Kenton Orchestra with country music vocalist Tex Ritter performing country music compositions arranged in a big band style recorded and released by Capitol Records in 1962.[1][2][3]

Stan Kenton! Tex Ritter!
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Studio album by
Released1962
RecordedMarch 26, 29 & 30, 1962
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA
GenreJazz, Country music
Length35:46
LabelCapitol T/ST 1757
ProducerLee Gillette
Stan Kenton chronology
Adventures in Blues
(1961)
Stan Kenton! Tex Ritter!
(1962)
Adventures in Time
(1962)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]

The Allmusic review by Bruce Eder noted "overall this wasn't the worst idea in the world. The public never bought it, however, and the album was quickly deleted".[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "The Bandit of Brazil" (Alfredo Nascimento, Michael Carr, John Turner) - 2:23
  2. "The Green Leaves of Summer" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster) - 2:24
  3. "Home on the Range" (Traditional) - 3:18
  4. "Wagon Wheels" (Billy Hill, Peter DeRose) - 2:09
  5. "Empty Saddles" (Hill) - 2:36
  6. "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)" (Tiomkin, Ned Washington) - 2:42
  7. "Cool Water" (Bob Nolan) - 2:34
  8. "September Song" (Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson) - 3:57
  9. "Red River Valley" (Traditional) - 3:56
  10. "Cimarron (Roll On)" (Johnny Bond) - 3:20
  11. "Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle" (Teddy Powell, Walter G. Samuels, Leonard Whitcup 2:45
  12. "The Last Round Up" (Hill) - 3:42
  • Recorded at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA on March 26, 1962 (tracks 7 & 8), March 29, 1962 (tracks 2, 3, 5 & 9) and March 30, 1962 (tracks 1, 4, 6 & 10-12).

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vosbein, P. Stan Kenton Discography accessed June 14, 2016
  2. ^ Watts, R., Edwards, D., Eyries, P. and Callahan, M. Capitol Album Discography, Part 5: 600-2999 (1955-1968) accessed June 14, 2016
  3. ^ Tex Ritter Discography) accessed June 14, 2016
  4. ^ a b Eder, Bruce. Stan Kenton & Tex Ritter Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 14, 2016.