It's the Talk of the Town
Ray Conniff Singers
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||You're an Old Smoothie||Ray Conniff Singers||2:26||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Buttons and Bows||Ray Conniff Singers||2:17||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Let's Put Out the Lights||Ray Conniff Singers||2:13||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||It's Been a Long, Long Time||Ray Conniff Singers||2:12||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah||Ray Conniff Singers||2:08||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Deep in the Heart of Texas||Ray Conniff Singers||2:18||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Love Is the Sweetest Thing||Ray Conniff Singers||2:42||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||They Say It's Wonderful||Ray Conniff Singers||2:30||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Hands Across the Table||Ray Conniff Singers||2:15||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||My Heart Cries for You||Ray Conniff Singers||2:30||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Rosalie||Ray Conniff Singers||1:54||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
Ray Conniff brought his chorus into the foreground for the first time on It's the Talk of the Town, and credited the album to the Ray Conniff Singers. Conniff's chorus is bright and cheery, unlike the immense-sounding Norman Luboff Choir or the comparatively stodgy Robert Shaw Chorale. But despite the high level of energy and enthusiasm, the choral format gives the album a throwback feel that is only amplified by material like "Zip-a-dee-doo-dah" and the Gene Autry favorite "Buttons and Bows," although the latter is, admittedly, very good. The increased focus on the chorus comes at the expense of the instrumental arrangements, which are relegated to a supporting role well behind the voices. It's the Talk of the Town, more than any of Conniff's other vocal albums, treads a little too close to Mitch Miller territory for comfort.