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    Just got the 'Music For The Two Of You' on Polydor today. Has the fairly decent 'Satisfaction' cover from the Power Pack lp...but the real surprise was the 'Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In' cover credited to the Big Ben Hawaiian Band.

    The cover really isn't anything amazing - fairly groovy, very orchestrated but its got this little break that is pretty heavy considering what comes before and after!

    I've sampled it for you all.

    http://sermad.com/mp3/LetTheSunshineIn.mp3

    Anyone know what lp it came from? Maybe a COS release?
    www.thesoundlibrary.net <- Changed URL

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    I had the LP in my June chart - it&#39;s not too bad&#33;
    "..hole...road...middle thereof"

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    • #3
      ha hah. So you did. Blind ole me.
      www.thesoundlibrary.net <- Changed URL

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      • #4
        Perhaps this should be in Norrie Paramor&#39;s &#39;Lords Of Lounge&#39; bit, seeing as how Norrie was &#39;Big Ben&#39; himself.

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        • #5
          Oops, I just chucked the Circle Of Sound one into my local charity shop... Despite Nick Ingman involvement it HAD to go. If it re-surfaces should I get you it???
          There MUST be a Hymns-A-Swingin' in this box...

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          • #6
            yes please mr Divine. I still need EVERYTHING nick has played,composed,arranged on...
            www.thesoundlibrary.net <- Changed URL

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            • #7
              Everything? Now there&#39;s a challenge&#33; Here&#39;s a rough list of some of the more recent beneficiaries - everyone from Portishead to Sting .

              http://www.blazemusic.co.uk/Nick_Ingman.html

              Amazing...

              Saw a couple of Reader&#39;s Digest LPs from a box recently, featuring orchestral versions of 70s UK/US hits, with a few Ingman Orchestra &amp; Chorus tracks on them...If you&#39;re interested, I&#39;ll go check them &amp; pick them up for you. A few interesting titles but mostly in the definitely cheesy spectrum...
              a giant steam-powered turntable in warwickshire plays six foot cement recordings of Prince Albert's speeches to the rejoicing populace

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