Posts Tagged ‘Ambrosia Parsley’

Patty Griffin – The Best Is Yet To Come

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Released in 2009, The Best Is Yet To Come: The Songs of Cy Coleman featured performances by a variety of the most compelling female vocalists in the business, including Fiona Apple, Sam Phillips, Nikka Costa, Ambrosia Parsley, Madeleine Peyroux, Missy Higgins and more.

This week we spotlight the incomparable Patty Griffin‘s sultry reading of the classic “The Best Is Yet To Come” featuring some of our favorite players on the planet: Jay Bellerose on drums, Reggie Hamilton on bass, Chris Bruce & Mark Goldenberg on guitar, and producer/arranger Dave Palmer on piano… you think you’ve flown before but you ain’t left the ground!

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Contact & Licensing:
Publishing controlled by Notable Music Co. (Cy Coleman). Contact: Damon Booth / info@notablemusic.net
Administered by Downtown Music Publishing
Contact: Sean McGraw / seanmcgraw@dmpgroup.com
Publishing controlled by Carwin Music Co. Inc (Carolyn Leigh)
Administered by Sony/ATV – EMI U. Catalog Inc.
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Master controlled by Notable Music Co.

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Tony Bennett – Then Was Then And Now Is Now

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Last week we featured Peggy Lee the singer but Lee was a also a successful songwriter. In addition to songs written for Disney’s Lady and the Tramp, Peggy wrote lyrics for such notable composers as Harold Arlen, Sonny Burke, Quincy Jones, Johnny Mandel, and Duke Ellington.

This week’s Top Tune was written by Peggy and her pal Cy Coleman for Tony Bennett‘s 1965 album, If I Ruled the World: Songs For The Jet Set (arranged by Don Costa). The album is a gem and features Bennett’s Top 40 hit, “If I Ruled The World” along with a masterful version of Bart Howard’s “Fly Me To The Moon”. It turns out Tony does rule the world!

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Check out this beautiful late night/early morning take on the tune by the lovely Ambrosia Parsley from 2009′s, The Best Is Yet To Come, The Songs of Cy Coleman, produced by Dave Palmer.

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Contact & Licensing info:

Publishing controlled by Notable Music Co.(Cy Coleman) / Contact: Damon Booth info@notablemusic.net. Administered by Downtown Music Publishing / contact: Sean McGraw seanmcgraw@dmpgroup.com
Publishing controlled by Denslow Music, Inc. Inc (Peggy Lee) / Administered by Universal Music – MGB Songs (ASCAP) / contact: umpg.licensing@umusic.com
Master controlled by Sony / http://www.sonymusiclicensing.com/

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Ambrosia Parsley – Then Was Then and Now Is Now

For a decade Ambrosia Parsley provided the heart, face and voice of Shivaree, cult favorites here, left-field chart-toppers abroad. Featured in many other works by artists such as Mocean Worker’s album Enter the Mowo & Verbena’s La Musica Negra, Ambrosia delivers one of our favorite vocal performances of all time on this week’s Top Tune originally released on 2009′s The Best Is Yet To Come, The Songs of Cy Coleman.

Preparing now for her next full album project, Ambrosia offers this disclaimer: “What remains of the “music industry” six years later is no place for a working mother who writes long, dark waltzes, talks like a sailor and may have just recently completed a harrowing years-long search for the perfect pie crust recipe. I recently spent eight weeks in barber school with a very nice muslim man from Morocco and two dashing parolees who’d rather eat donuts, and all i have to show for it is an ill-fitting smock and a bunch of friends who enjoy free haircuts.” Dear, Miss Parsley, please sign us up for all of the above.

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Contact & Licensing info:

Master Licensing info: Notable Music Co. / BMG/Chrysalis Music Group / contact: Damon Booth / dbooth@notablemusic.net

Publishing controlled by Notable Music Co. / Cy Coleman / Administered by BMG Chrysalis (ASCAP) / contact: wendy.griffiths@bmgchrysalis.com

Publishing controlled by Denslow Music, Inc. Inc (Peggy Lee) / Administered by Universal Music – MGB Songs (ASCAP) / contact: http://www.umusicpub.com/licensingrequests.aspx

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