The 2nd part of Bear Family's mystery series! Sometimes orchestral, sometimes horror-rockabilly, in any case mysterious!There has always been horror, as the present recordings from four decades, from 1930 to 1966, prove!As in the first volume of 'The Shadow Knows', the title refers to the legendary radio series of the early 1930s. The original intro to the radio series here for the first time on CD!A sort of title song in this unique compilation is The Shadow Knows by Gene Vincent's Blue Cap Paul Peek.Mighty threatening orchestral interludes come from Ted Heath, Jimmy Carroll and the 'small' orchestra, The Champs, while it swings menacingly when Louis Armstrong is afraid of the Spooks and Putney Dandridge and his orchestra discover the Skeleton In The Closet!There's also a series of rockabilly rhythms that will freeze your blood in your veins, including some instrumentals, especially the groovy Theme from 'The Devils Hand' by Baker Knight, and also Duane Eddy, Freddy Countryman and even the Mexican Los Gibson Boys with El Vampiro.By far the greatest rarity is a radio transcription by Dean Martin from 1954, his version of Ghost Riders In The Sky!The colorful 24-page booklet is, as always, peppered with booklet stories about recordings and artists, written by Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl, and numerous photos and illustrations.Part 2 of 'The Shadow Knows' proves once again that a Halloween compilation doesn't have to be crude, silly or boring. We look back on the long tradition of the annual autumnal demon expulsion and also on the long musical tradition that unites both. Through long research we have once again (re)discovered a whole series of rare recordings from music history, which will inspire you to groove, fear, dance and smile, and which will also appeal to the die-hard music fan and collector's heart. It should also be noted that the roots of Psychobilly, developed in the 1980s, are to be found here. Happy Halloween!
The 2nd part of Bear Family's mystery series! Sometimes orchestral, sometimes horror-rockabilly, in any case mysterious!There has always been horror, as the present recordings from four decades, from 1930 to 1966, prove!As in the first volume of 'The Shadow Knows', the title refers to the legendary radio series of the early 1930s. The original intro to the radio series here for the first time on CD!A sort of title song in this unique compilation is The Shadow Knows by Gene Vincent's Blue Cap Paul Peek.Mighty threatening orchestral interludes come from Ted Heath, Jimmy Carroll and the 'small' orchestra, The Champs, while it swings menacingly when Louis Armstrong is afraid of the Spooks and Putney Dandridge and his orchestra discover the Skeleton In The Closet!There's also a series of rockabilly rhythms that will freeze your blood in your veins, including some instrumentals, especially the groovy Theme from 'The Devils Hand' by Baker Knight, and also Duane Eddy, Freddy Countryman and even the Mexican Los Gibson Boys with El Vampiro.By far the greatest rarity is a radio transcription by Dean Martin from 1954, his version of Ghost Riders In The Sky!The colorful 24-page booklet is, as always, peppered with booklet stories about recordings and artists, written by Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl, and numerous photos and illustrations.Part 2 of 'The Shadow Knows' proves once again that a Halloween compilation doesn't have to be crude, silly or boring. We look back on the long tradition of the annual autumnal demon expulsion and also on the long musical tradition that unites both. Through long research we have once again (re)discovered a whole series of rare recordings from music history, which will inspire you to groove, fear, dance and smile, and which will also appeal to the die-hard music fan and collector's heart. It should also be noted that the roots of Psychobilly, developed in the 1980s, are to be found here. Happy Halloween!
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Format: CD
Label: BEAR FAMILY
Rel. Date: 10/09/2020
UPC: 5397102175459

Shadow Knows Vol. 2: 35 Scary Tales / Various (Wb)
Artist: Shadow Knows Vol 2 35 Scary Tales / Various Wb
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1. Hell's Bells - David Carroll ; His Orchestra
2. Something's Goin' on in My Room - Daddy Cleanhead ; the Chuck Higgins Band
3. Frog Man Hop - Kenn Owens
4. The Gorilla - Bert Convy
5. Roland - Billy Duke ; His Dukes
6. Don't Meet Mr. Frankenstein - Carlos Casal JR
7. Frankie and Igor at a Rock 'N' Roll Party - Bob McFadden ; Dor with the 7 Spirits
8. The Voodoo Walk - Sonny Richard's 'Panics' w. Cindy ; Misty
9. The Creep - Ted Heath ; His Music
10. Vampire Circus Movie Trailer - Various - Season's Greetings
11. The Skeleton in the Closet - Putney Dandridge ; His Orchestra
12. The Raven - Jackie Brooks
13. The Raven - Freddy Countryman
14. Devil's Den - Duane Turley with the Tads
15. Beware! - Bill Buchanan
16. Mystery Street - Alma Cogan
17. The Naughty Ghost - Jan August
18. When All the Streets Are Dark - Somethin' Smith ; the Redheads
19. Ghost Riders in the Sky - Dean Martin
20. The Ghost Song - Salty Holmes
21. Train to Satanville - Gin Gillette
22. Theme from 'The Devil's Hand' - Baker Knight
23. Ghost Guitars - Baron Daemon ; the Vampires
24. Twistin' Off a Cliff - Duane Eddy
25. Dear Jeepers - Bob Guy
26. Letter from Jeepers - Bob Guy
27. The Lover's Curse - Bracey Everett
28. Jekyll and Hide - Jim Burgett
29. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - the Crossfires
30. El Vampiro - los Gibson Boys
31. Spooks! - Louis Armstrong ; Gordon Jenkins ; His Orchestra
32. Experiment in Terror - the Champs
33. Tickler - the Sherwoods
34. The Shadows Knows - Paul Peek
35. The Shadow Knows - Radio Intro to 'Detective Story Hour' - Various - Season's Greetings

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The 2nd part of Bear Family's mystery series! Sometimes orchestral, sometimes horror-rockabilly, in any case mysterious!There has always been horror, as the present recordings from four decades, from 1930 to 1966, prove!As in the first volume of 'The Shadow Knows', the title refers to the legendary radio series of the early 1930s. The original intro to the radio series here for the first time on CD!A sort of title song in this unique compilation is The Shadow Knows by Gene Vincent's Blue Cap Paul Peek.Mighty threatening orchestral interludes come from Ted Heath, Jimmy Carroll and the 'small' orchestra, The Champs, while it swings menacingly when Louis Armstrong is afraid of the Spooks and Putney Dandridge and his orchestra discover the Skeleton In The Closet!There's also a series of rockabilly rhythms that will freeze your blood in your veins, including some instrumentals, especially the groovy Theme from 'The Devils Hand' by Baker Knight, and also Duane Eddy, Freddy Countryman and even the Mexican Los Gibson Boys with El Vampiro.By far the greatest rarity is a radio transcription by Dean Martin from 1954, his version of Ghost Riders In The Sky!The colorful 24-page booklet is, as always, peppered with booklet stories about recordings and artists, written by Chicago music journalist Bill Dahl, and numerous photos and illustrations.Part 2 of 'The Shadow Knows' proves once again that a Halloween compilation doesn't have to be crude, silly or boring. We look back on the long tradition of the annual autumnal demon expulsion and also on the long musical tradition that unites both. Through long research we have once again (re)discovered a whole series of rare recordings from music history, which will inspire you to groove, fear, dance and smile, and which will also appeal to the die-hard music fan and collector's heart. It should also be noted that the roots of Psychobilly, developed in the 1980s, are to be found here. Happy Halloween!