Friday, May 25, 2012

The Smiling Hour

Hot sun, cold drinks and some louche Mancini?

I don't mind if I do.

From my Cafe Mambo Ibiza 2005...ah, thems was the times.

Henry Mancini - 'Lujon' (1959)


  1. Pint of Guinness Mr H, I have a mouth like the inside of a dry cleaners. Been stripping the gloss from the front doors and porch with a heat gun for the last three hours.
    Scooter hunting tomorrow, magic.

    Have a good weekend.

  2. Nice cuppa at the moment after a bit of BBQ.

    I'm on a power pop run at the moment, and this popped up from a compilation somebody gave me of random powerpop moments from the last 20 years. The Gigolo Aunts doing a Van Halen cover. It's good, honestly!

  3. Jeez Drew, its a bit warm for that kind of thing. Good about the scooter though. Go get and post pics. I want a scooter.

  4. Active boys - calm down there, do.

    And like SA sez Drew, send pics.

  5. Not of the gloss stripping, just to be clear

  6. This is new to me, so thanks!.... Sounds a lot like various bits of Art of Noise though, esp. Paranoimia (the Max Headroom track).

  7. Originally the theme to late 50s TV series Mr Lucky, it says here, but used in many movies since. Lush.

  8. check this out

    the lightships is brilliant. perfect for the weather we're having as me Da would say. note that he includes the fairport tune. one of the early ons i got of your site. so full circles etc.

  9. Splendid - thanks for that anto: I've posted that Elis Regina & Tom Jobim track here in the past, too.


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