Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Pete Moore Orchestra - Exciting Sounds Of Tomorrow (1970)





















Pete pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa Moore is probably best-known for the 13 seconds of Asteroid, AKA the Pearl and Dean theme.  However, there was a lot more to him than that, as this fantastic album clearly shows.  The album is not only packed with great covers; Green Onions, Route 66, etc but also includes two well-known self-penned monsters, Catwalk and Take 8.

I'm not saying it's my favourite album of all-time, but it's certainly in my top one...

8 comments:

THXjay said...

This is an absolute cracker!

I've loved this ever since it was shared by lemoncat over at Grooves of Delight ages ago. It has been a favourite of mine ever since.

Unfortunately it also seems to be everyone elses favourite too, as every time I see one for sale, it fetches some silly prices :(

I dream of the day someone has a clearout and donates it to a charity shop (preferably one near me :)

Your collection appears to be never-ending!
Just don't tell me you snagged it for 50p!

Great share :)

Coincidence Vs Fate said...

Jay, yes, this is a cracker. I love Pete Moore. I have a few albums by him, I'll be posting "Lively and Latin" later, or maybe tomorrow. That's a good 'un too.

Actually I picked this up at a record fair in the early 90s and to be honest too many years have gone by for me to remember how much it cost me. However, for the purposes of winding you up I'll say it cost me 49p!

I didn't realise it had been posted elsewhere, but I suppose it's obvious it would have been. There's a lot of duplication in the stuff we tend to like.

I've been collecting for more years than I care to remember so there's a lot of stuff to come yet!

THXjay said...

Wind-up merchant :)

What I wouldn't give for a ruddy good mooch around your vinyl archives!

I look forward to seeing what other treasures you have picked up over the years ;)

Coincidence Vs Fate said...

I went to a record fair on Saturday and bought some good stuff for 50p each, quite a lot of Ted Heath and some nice Decca compilations.

I (or rather my wife) did pay a whopping £8 for Franck Pourcel's "Meet The Beatles", it was a Father's Day present from my four-year-old son. It's lovely, I was listening to it tonight while sipping lemonade in the garden. That'll be on here soon.

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KL from NYC said...

I'm subscribing to comments here just in case you re-post this one in the future.
So if and when you do, please leave a comment here so that I'll know.
Thanks.

I-FE said...

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ADILSON CAETANO COELHO Coelho said...

Boa Tarde, eu gostaria de saber se vc libera o link para este album,pois q se encontra postado esta desativado,vc poderia faze-lo agradeceria muitissimo,um abraço e obrigado.