In 1957, Clora Bryant recorded Gal with a Horn. As if she had anything to prove beyond being a spectacular trumpet player and drummer, she also proved she was a great singer.
Put on the headphones and prepare yourself for another swinging, occasionally baffling, journey through James Bond themed cash-in records.
In the 1960s, there were dozens of James Bond music cash-in industry, offering nondescript but professionally competent renditions of popular Bond espionage TV show themes.
Riding the tide of popularity his portrayal of Jason King brought him, Peter Wyngarde was approached by RCA with the prospect of recording an album. Thus we start down the road toward infamy.
There’s who you’ve heard. And then there’s the hundreds of small, local bands who maybe played a few shows, maybe cut a 45, maybe survived as the house band in the cocktail bar of some Midwestern motel.