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the pictures from the previous post

this is the one that was supposed to go in the previous post.

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last one: another Gigi on a cheap label

Somehow I skipped this one. Note the photo being the same as on one I already posted.

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gigi steinweiss

Another Gigi, this time designed by Steinweiss. A bunch of song titles on the front, just like on many other ones of these Gigi sampler albums. But somehow Steinweiss always makes a better design.

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gigi the song, on a bunch of records

A whole slew of albums from the late 50s and early 60s, each featuring one song from Gigi. A huge range of the cover designs typical of that era. The only exception to these being from that time period is … Continue reading

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some albums with one song from Gigi

So, full versions of Gigi, Gigi combined with other shows, and now albums with one song from Gigi. Still cashing in – no song from Gigi has made it into the repertory of jazz or lounge singers. So these albums, … Continue reading

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gigi and other shows

I have already posted a cover for a record that has music from Gigi and from My Fair Lady. Here are four more similar records – music from Gigi and one to three other shows. The one for Gigi/The Music … Continue reading

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jazz Gigi by Hank Jones

The second Jazz version. Andre Previn and Shelly Manne scored big with a jazz My Fair Lady, and proceeded to try the same trick a bunch more times in the next 5 years. I showed their Gigi in the last … Continue reading

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Major Label versions of Gigi

It wasn’t just bargain labels that cashed in on whatever was possible. Here are RCA and Columbia, the two giants, and some other good quality companies recording the songs from Gigi in various formats to make a buck. One of … Continue reading

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gigi and my fair lady together again

Popular music in the 1950s was different from what it is today. Gigi came out on the original soundtrack. Other people recorded the entire show, either as an imitation of the soundtrack, or in a different language, or in a … Continue reading

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gigi on Masterseal and Remington

Remington was one of the best budget labels. I have posted some of their covers before – Steinweiss and Curt John Witt designs. Poorly printed (as Steinweiss pointed out to me the one time I talked to him) but good … Continue reading

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