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James Last (performer), Bert Kaempfert (performer)
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Contents
Cd 1 James Last
Cd 2 Bert Kaempfert and his orchestra
Title
Back to back
Performer
James Last 1929-2015 Bert Kaempfert 1923-1980
Publisher
Universal, 2011
2 cd's
EAN
0600753334201
CDR
HKX6595

About James Last

James Last (German pronunciation: [tʃeɪms last,[1] dʃeɪms lɑːst]; born Hans Last; 17 April 1929 – 9 June 2015), also known as Hansi, was a German composer and big band leader of the James Last Orchestra. Initially a jazz bassist (Last won the award for "best bassist" in Germany in each of the years 1950–1952), his trademark "happy music" made his numerous albums best-sellers in Germany and the United Kingdom, with 65 of his albums reaching the charts in the UK alone. His composition "Happy Heart" became an international success in interpretations by Andy Williams and Petula Clark.

Last is reported to have sold an estimated 200 million albums worldwide in his lifetime (figures vary widely, for example British Hit Singles & Albums (2006) reports 100 million at that time), of which 80 million were sold by 1973 - and won numerous awards including 200 g…Read more on Wikipedia

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