Archive for December, 2008

The rare U.S. issue of Herb Alpert Fandango, A&M catalog number CD 3731

Back in September, I posted a feature on the original Japanese CD issue of Herb Alpert’s famous album, Fandango.  You may find the write-up here. I cited the Japanese disc as being one of just two legitimate issues of Fandango on CD.  The second one is featured here.  It is the rare U.S. issue with A&M catalog […]

‘Tis the Season: The Rare European Issue of Carpenters Christmas Portrait

In the spirit of the holiday season, I thought I would share information on a rare Christmas CD that it took me quite awhile to obtain.  It is the original European issue of the classic Carpenters album Christmas Portrait.  The disc was pressed in West Germany and was released by A&M under catalog number of […]