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The Ultimate Melly [CD]

George Melly Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (23 Jan 2006)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Candid
  • ASIN: B000E0L3N4
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 154,154 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Product Description

George Melly, the author, television personality, lecturer, journalist, broadcaster, composer and musician, now in his eightieth year, has set up home at Candid Records for his latest release The Ultimate Melly. With a stellar cast list joining the irrepressible Mr Melly, including Van Morrison (both for a rocking "Midnight Cannonball" and a poignant "Back Water Blues"), Jacqui Dankworth (sassy and sexy on "The Big Butter And Egg Man"), Digby Fairweather's Half Dozen, The Swingle Singers (who added a sensational re-make of "Straighten Up And Fly Right") and some exquisite trumpet playing courtesy of George's musical partner of the past thirty years, John Chilton. "Melly continues to delight. These days George has honed his larger-than-life stage persona into that of an avuncular and Rabelaisian figure, with his substantial repertoire of jazz and standards topped off with his trademark risqué jokes on the themes of physical and mental decline." - Keith Howell

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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Terrific 15 Mar 2006
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
George Melly may be pushing 80 but this CD has more raw energy and power than a lorryload of contemporary jazz.
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1.0 out of 5 stars The Ultimate Melly 19 July 2012
Format:Audio CD
A very sad sympathy**** CD. The spirit is there but the voice has long gone.TIRED. I'm sending this back. RIP, George.
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5.0 out of 5 stars george again 28 Oct 2013
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Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
bought this for my father along with another album, he's a big jazz fan & loves it, plays it all the time..
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great cd 27 Oct 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
What a brilliant cd for George nelly fans. I bought it as a gift, even though it had been used it was in brilliant condition.
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