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Wed, 23 Nov 2005

Genius At Work / Conley Graves Trio
Genius At Work is an album I noticed because of a sparkling cover of the theme from Laura, one of my favorite noir films. Listening to a few other tracks I know, like Humoresque, which I associate with the late Victor Borge during PBS pledge drives, made me appreciate the artistry on display.

And a little investigation left me pretty much as ignorant as when I started. A check on Amazon revealed that this album was made in 1956 and never made the leap to CD. Which shows there may be something to this long tail business after all. Maybe online music sales will rescue all that recorded music the labels in their infinite wisdom (yes, that was sarcasm) didn't feel was worth their time. Nice to know that cheap storage may give us back our musical heritage.

Genius At Work
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