2011년 1월 31일 월요일

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 문이 열릴 때 (1970) 임아영(Lim Ayeong)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1970
임아영 1집 (Lim Ayeong FIRST ALBUM) 문이 열릴 때

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 마른잎 (1970) 임아영(Lim Ayeong)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1970
임아영 1집 (Lim Ayeong FIRST ALBUM) 마른잎

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 미련 (1970) 임아영(Lim Ayeong)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1970
임아영 1집 (Lim Ayeong FIRST ALBUM) 미련

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 떠나야 할 그사람 (1969) 트윈폴리오(Twin Folio)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1969
Green Apple O.S.T
트윈폴리오(Twin Folio) 떠나야 할 그사람 (1969)

신중현Shin Joong Hyun 저 하늘 끝까지 1969 조영남,최영희Jo Yeong nam,Choi Yeong huiVINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1969
Green Apple O.S.T
조영남,최영희(Jo Yeong nam,Choi Yeong hui)저 하늘 끝까지 (1969)

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 어떻게 (1969) 김추자(Kim Chu Ja)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1969
김추자(Kim Chu Ja) 어떻게 (1969)

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 알수없네 (1969) 김추자(Kim Chu Ja)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1969
김추자 1집 (Kim Chu Ja FIRST ALBUM) 알수없네

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 나무잎이 떨어져 (1969) 김추자(Kim Chu Ja)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1969
김추자 1집 (Kim Chu Ja FIRST ALBUM) 나무잎이 떨어져

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 월남에서 돌아온 김상사 (1969) 김추자(Kim Chu Ja)VINYL




Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1969
김추자 1집 (Kim Chu Ja FIRST ALBUM) 월남에서 돌아온 김상사

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 늦기전에 (1969) 김추자(Kim Chu Ja)VINYL



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1969
김추자 1집 (Kim Chu Ja FIRST ALBUM) 늦기전에

2011년 1월 30일 일요일

신중현(Shin Joong-hyeon) 누구인가?(who's the man?) Part2

Kim Chu Ja with Shin Joong Hyun & the Men (KO,1969):


This is a song with nice psych organ in late 60's psych pop style.

Joong Hyun & The Men (KO,1972):



A very good end 60's styled psychpop ballad. With some hobo, acoustic and electric guitars, drums, bass & organ, with fantastic psych instrumental part!
On vocals: Shin Joong Hyun & Park Kwang Su.

With Park Kwang Su on low vocals & with backing soprano female vocals, soprano sax ?, psych organ, drums. This is another fine song with some emotionality.

"From this record only the song on Side B(2) got a reissue in CD format in 2002, on The men compilation album. 
The men was his best days group with Yupjeons and made highest perfectionist songs because of the participation of Son Hak-Rae(Saxophone, Oboe).
They played mostly long time Psychedelic numbers and longer than original song at live show.
It was a great improvisation performance!! But sadly, live songs weren't recorded.
The Men members were
Shin Joong-Hyun(Lead guitar and vocal)
Lee Tae-Hyun(Bass)
Mun Yung-Bae(Drum)
Son Hak-Rae(Saxphone,Oboe)
Kim Gi-Pyu(Organ)
Park Kwang-Su(Vocal)
with guest vocalist(Kim Jung-Mi,Lim A-Yung,Joong Hyun etc.)
At this time Shin Joong Hyun had to consider both a Popular and Experimenting approach, like the record company demanded. So Side A contains popular short songs with a Guest singer and Side B are more longer psychedelic songs of his group the Men, with Joong Hyun and the men, Jiyeon and the men, Yoon Young-Kyun.
So you must pay attention to Side B songs!! Side B2 "Jandi(Lawn)" means Marijuana (local secret language). This song is a very unique and fascinating eastern psychedelic number.
Side B1 "Beautiful Rivers and Mountains" is a masterpiece song of Korean psychedelica. He wrote this song for a week at Korean group sound office room. This song is a about praising the nature of Korea.
-Park Jung-Hee (the President of South Korea from at these days a military regime was president of dictatorial government) commanded Shin Joong-Hyun to make the blue house (which is the Korean presidential residence) praising song but he rejected to do so and made the song "Beautiful rivers and mountains" instead,  that praised the beautiful nature of Korea.- Since then they were probly searching something to blame him more seriously..
Great psychedelic Gem and Eastern psychedelic style song! And you can hear nice fuzz guitar sounds at the latest section.

Ji Yeon & The Men (KO,1972) :


This is a fine psychedelic instrumental of the band, starting of with
melancholic organ. It has a great electric guitar improvisation. Basically it's a bass & drums psychedelic repetition, suitable for solo improvisations. It shows the guitarist's talent. But above all the organ solo/keyboard improvisation also is really excellent!

Yoon Young Kyun & the Men (KO,1973):

This is another psychedelic track.
The small song part itself is ok, but it's the large instrumental improvisation that really does it.
Here the organ solo is at its best, but also the group sound is best.Excellent psych! It also has an improvisation part on something that sounds like a hobo or clarinet. One of the best Korean psychedelic tracks I heard so far. With wa-wa guitar, lots of experimentation in organ sounds, etc.

Kim Sang Hee : Psychedelic Live Stage
with Shin Joong Hyun & Questions (KO,1970)


"How am I" starts like Iron Butterfly's In-A-Gada-Da-vida with some church organ. The song and singing that follows takes it first back to a kind of pop-song.
Technically the singing overloads a bit because this is a (still somewhat ok quality) bootleg recording.
The music repeats a certain rock pattern. But then it builds up quickly to psychedelic heights, first with organ, then after a while with electric wa-wa guitar outbursts on a bass repetition, until it comes back to the song. This track especially makes the recording interesting. Most of the rest is much more into mainstream territory.
"This record is live recording.  Side A recordings are pop styled, but Side B recordings are psychedelic styled. 
Especially Side B 3  "How am I?"  is a great Korean psychedelic live recording.
Shin joong-hyun thought to himself that she could also sing in Jefferson Airplane moods.  So I think that this song was similar to 'White Rabbit' of Jefferson airplane!!
Musical performance by Questions of Shin Joong-Hyun. 
I think that this record is a  her best recording and one of Korean psychedelic best live recordings!! Highly recommendable record!!

Shin Joong Hyun & Coins (KO,1974)


I still want to airplay this sweet (soft psych-rock) ballad,
but I might not have enough time to airplay anything of this boogie/blues-psychrock release.)It was airplayed before on WFMU by Tony Coulter.
"This record was reissued only CD format in 2003.
A Korean psychedelic rock masterpiece!! Only this album released about 500 copies!!
First pressing has not the A5 and B5 song, but only it just appeared the songs on the cover track list. Members are Shin Joong-Hyun(Guitar and Vocal)
Lee Nam-Lee (Bass)
Kim Ho-Sik(Drums)
It is a different Musical performance and Drummer compared to the second pressing. It contains a psychedelic music performance. First pressing was reissued on CD, but at the reissue there are dubbed guitar sounds.
The first pressing is in fact the best combination of styles (of Western rock music combined with Korean traditional rhythms) of all his records. It is a great eastern pyschedelia!! 
Only I just can say that "He almost completed his hope (to combine Western music with Korean traditional rhythm) at this album." Just you must feel it!!


신중현(Shin Joong-hyeon) 누구인가?(who's the man?) Part1

Shin Joong-hyeon (born January 4, 1938 in Seoul) is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter. Known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock", he led Korean psychedelic pop/rock culture during 1960s and 1970s. His sons Shin Dae-cheol and Shin Yun-cheol are also respected guitarists in K-rock scene.

Biography

Shin Joong-hyeon was born in 1938, and his mother died when he was still a child. His father remarried to a Japanese woman, and Shin spent his youth with them in Manchuria and Japan. They were living in Chungcheong Province, Korea when Shin's father died in 1952 and his stepmother the next year. Shin moved to Seoul on his own, working in a pharmacy and going to night school. He taught himself to play the guitar, and began giving lessons at a music institute in Jongno. In 1957 he began playing for the U.S. army in Korea, using the stage name "Jackie Shin". He continued performing for the U.S. troops for the next decade. Shin claims that the U.S. Army bases are where Korean rock was born. "At that time, Korean clubs only played 'trot,' tango, music like that," he remembers.

His psychedelic style of music fascinated the U.S. soldiers, and some record companies asked him to make LPs. His cover of "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" by Iron Butterfly is a legend today.[citation needed] His first recording in 1959 was covers of traditional Korean music. He managed his own band, Add 4, in 1961. Add 4 was the first rock band in Korea, and their music style was similar to the Ventures.

Shin did not gain mainstream success in Korea until 1968. In 1968 he produced the hit album Nima for the high school group The Pearl Sisters. For the next seven years he wrote many songs and produced several more hit records for singing groups. Many of these recordings featured Shin's "fuzzy" guitar and psychedelic musical style. His melodies were simple and fascinating, like "KeoPi HanJan" (커피 한잔) or "GeoJitMalIYa" (거짓말이야).

In 1972 South Korean president Park Chung Hee asked Shin to write a song in praise of the president. Shin refused and instead wrote a song about the beauty of Korea, called "AhReumDaUn GangSan" (아름다운강산). After this his music career began to suffer from police harassment and governmental interference. Some of his songs were banned as "vulgar" or "noisy", and in August 1975, he was arrested for "involvement" with marijuana.

After his release, he was banned from public performance for years. With the death of Park Chung Hee, he was free to perform, but public tastes in music had changed by then. "It was all, 'Let's work hard,' and 'Let's be happy' kind of stuff. It was completely physical, with no spirit, no mentality, no humanity. That trend has carried over all the way to today..." according to Shin.

During the 1980s, Shin ran a music club in Itaewon, a Seoul neighborhood popular with foreign visitors and U.S. Army personnel. He opened "Woodstock", another music club, in southeast Seoul in 1986, and ran it for the next two decades. Among Shin's 1990–2000 works, MuWiJaYeon (無爲自然, 1994) is his finest album.[citation needed] His electric guitar sanjo proved he still does musical experiments. His legendary albums were reissued as LP miniature CDs in 2002–03.

In 2004, Shin provided the musical score for director Im Kwon-taek's film Low Life. After announcing his retirement in 2006, Shin returned on May 17, 2008 for a public performance with three of his sons at the sixth annual Korean Music Festival held at the Hollywood Bowl.

Discography
The Add 4 Era

•(1959) Guitar Meolody Compilation [Shin Joong-hyeon]
•(1964) The Woman in Rain-The Add 4 First Album [Add 4]
•(1966) The Ventures of Korea, Add 4 : Shin Joong-hyeon Insturumental Arrange Compilation Vol.1 [Add 4]
•(1967) The Woman in Rain [Blooz Tet]
•(1968) Enjoy the Guitar Intrrumental Twist [Add 4]

The Superstar Era : producer, singer-songwriter and guitarist

  • (1969) Green Apple [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (1969) No/Spring Rain [Lee Jeong-hwa / Donkeys]
  • (1969) Before too late / Sgt.Kim from Vietnam [Kim Chu-ja]
  • (1969) Bell-bottom Trousers/Dear [Pearl Sisters]
  • (1970) Hello/You're a Fool [Questions]
  • (1970) Hit Instrumental Compilation vol.1 [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (1970) In-A-Kadda-Da-Vida [Shin Joong-hyeon / Questions]
  • (1971) Sound [Shin Joong-hyeon and his combo band]
  • (1972) Setting Sun/Woman in the Mist/Beautiful Korea [Jang Hyeon / Shin Joong-hyeon and The Men] 
    • Partly reissued as CD 'GeoJitMalIYa', three 20 mins psyche jam pieces
  • (1972) No/Don't Say to Go [Kim Jeong-mi]
  • (1972) Angel/I ... You [Seo Yu-seok]
  • (1972) Your Dream/Little Ship [Yang Hee-eun]
  • Shin Joong-hyeon's compositions of Seo Yu-seok and Yang Hee-eun albums reissued as 1CD
  • (1973) Wind [Kim Jeong-mi]
  • (1973) Now [Kim Jeong-mi]
Shin Jung-hyeon Bands Er
  • (1974) The Beauty/Think of You [Shin Junh-hyeon and YeopJeons]
  • (1975) Beautiful Korea/Mountain and River [Shin Joong-hyeon and YeopJeons]
  • (1975) Instrumental Best [Shin Joong-hyeon and YeopJeons]
  • (1980) Nobody Here But/Whenever See You [Shin Joong-hyeon and Music Power]
  • (1980) Please Wait/Even Your Leaving [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (1982) The Satellite I Shot/As Waiting Somebody [Shin Joong-hyeon and Music Power]
  • (1983) Let's Go/Happy [Shin Joong-hyeon and SeNaGeuNe]
Solo
  • (1988) During the Days/Winter Park [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (1994/2CD) Do Nothing, Let it be [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (1997/2CD) A Tribute to Shin Joong-hyeon [Various Artists]
  • (1998/2CD) Kim SatGat [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (2002/5CD Box) Not for Rock [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (2002/2CD Box) Body and Feel [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (2006) The Crane of a City [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (2006) Comfortably Safe [Shin Joong-hyeon]
  • (2007) Anthology [Shin Joong-hyeon]
References  
  1. Hollywood Bowl 2008: The 6th Korean Music Festival (Program Guide). Los Angeles: Hankook Ilbo. 2008. p. 10. 
  2.  Russell, Mark James (2008). "The Golden Age of Korean Rock". Pop Goes Korea; Behind the Revolution in Movies, Music, and Internet Culture. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press. p. 140. ISBN 978-1-933330-68-6. 
  3. Russell, p. 141.
  4.  Russell, p. 142.
  5.  Russell, p. 143.
  6.  Kim, Hee-kyoung (2006-12-07). "록의 대부 신중현, 마지막 발길…" (in Korean). Hankook Ilbo. http://news.hankooki.com/lpage/culture/200612/h2006120718200384220.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  7. "2008 - The 6th Hollywood Bowl Korean Music Festival". www.koreanmusicfestival.com. http://www.koreanmusicfestival.com/. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 




2011년 1월 28일 금요일

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 커피한잔 (1968) (펄시스터즈)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1968
펄시스터즈 1집 (Pearl Sister FIRST ALBUM) 커피한잔

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 떠나야 할 그 사람(1968) (펄시스터즈)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1968
펄시스터즈 1집 (Pearl Sister FIRST ALBUM) 떠나야 할 그 사람

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 님아 (1968) (펄시스터즈)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1968
펄시스터즈 1집 (Pearl Sister FIRST ALBUM) 님아

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 꽃잎 (1967) (이정화)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1967
이정화 1집 (Lee Jeong hwa FIRST ALBUM) 꽃잎

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 고향길 (1964) (ADD4)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1964
에드 훠1집(THE ADD4` FIRST ALBUM)고향길

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 봄비 (1967) (이정화)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1967
이정화 1집 (Lee Jeong hwa FIRST ALBUM)봄비

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 우체통 (1964) (ADD4)


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1964
에드 훠1집(THE ADD4` FIRST ALBUM)우체통

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 빗속의 여인 (1964년작) (ADD4)



Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1964
에드 훠1집(THE ADD4` FIRST ALBUM) 빗속의 여인

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 달마중(1958) (Hiky Shin)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1958
(Hiky Shin) (inst)

신중현(Shin Joong Hyun) - 푸른하늘 은하수 (1958) (Hiky Shin) (inst.)VINYL


Shin Joong Hyun is a South Korean rock guitarist and singer-songwriter known as Korea's "Godfather of Rock"
song is from 1958
(Hiky Shin) (inst.)

Shin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns - 할 말도 없지만 [film clip]



Korean classic psych-rock

*song is from 1974; video is from 1975
**this clip is from the Korean film "Miin" (미인). Miin means beauty, in reference to a female.
**The film also featured some of their other songs including "미인", "나는 너를 사랑해", and "생각해".

2011년 1월 24일 월요일

license jazz Vinyl


mccoy tyner - what's new(서울음반)
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
Side 1

1. Senor Carlos
2. Loverman
3. What's New?
4. You Taught My Heart To Sing

Side 2

1. Port Au Blues
2. Island Birdie
3. Hip Toe

연주자 : McCoy Tyner(Piano) Avery Sharpe(Bass) Louis Hayes(Drums)
                                                                        senor carlos

                                                                       island birdie
                     
memphis slim - rockin' the blues(오아시스)
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
SIDE 1
1. GOTTA FIND MY BABY
2. THE COMEBACK
3. MESSIN' AROUND
4. SASSY MAE
5. LEND ME YOUR LOVE
6. GUITAR CHA CHA
7. STROLL ON LITTLE GIRL
8. ROCKIN' THE HOUSE

SIDE 2
1. WISH ME WELL
2. BLUE AND LONESOME
3. MY GAL KEEPS ME CRYING
4. SUM'S BLUES
5. STEPPIN' OUT
6. MOTHER EARTH
7. WHAT'S THE MATTER
8. THE TIME I'M THROUGH
                                                                   gotta find my baby

                                                                       the comeback

                                                                       messin around

                                                                          sassy mae

                                                                     lend me your love

                                                                        rockin the house

                                                                       wish me well

                                                                        blue and lonesome 

                                                                       slim's blues

                                                                         steppin out 

                                                                       mother earth

the best of duke ellington(오아시스)
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
Side 1
1.Warm Valley
2.Rockin in Rhythm
3.Prelude to a Kiss
4.Satin Doll
5.Caravan

Side 2
1.Flamingo
2.IN a Sentimental mood
3.Black and Tan Fantasy
4.Passion flower
5.Bakiff

                                                                        warm valley

                                                                        rockin in rhythm

                                                                    prellude to a kiss

                                                                          satin doll

                                                                           caravan

miles davis - the birth of the cool(오아시스)
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
Side 1
1. MUVE
2. JERU
3. MOONDREAMS
4. VENUS DE MILO
5. BUDO
6. DECEPTION

Side 2
1. GODCHILD
2. BOPLICITY
3. ROCKER
4. ISRAEL
5. ROUGE
                                                                               move

                                                                      moon dreams

                                                                        venus de milo

                                                                          deception


                                                                            godchild
                                                                           rouge
mccoy tyner - song for my lady(예음) ₩5000
상태 - 자켓 : EX+(전체 자켓상태는 NM이지만 펀칭자국이 하나 있음), 음반 :M-
Side 1
1. NATIVE SONG
2. THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES

Side 2
1. SONG FOR MY LADY
2. A SILENT TEAR
3. ESSENCE
                                                                          native song
                                                                    song for my lady
mccoy tyner - sahara(예음) ₩8000
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
Side 1
1. EBONY QUEEN
2. A PRAYER FOR MY FAMILY
3. VALLEY OF LIFE
4. REBIRTH

Side 2
SAHARA
                                                                       ebony queen

                                                                            rebirth

                                                                         sahara part1

                                                                      sahara part2   
the modern jazzquartet - concorde(예음)
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
Side 1
1. RALPH'S NEW BLUES
2. ALL OF YOU
3. I;LL REMEMBER APRIL

Side 2
1.GERSHWIN MEDLEY
2.SOPTLY,AS IN A MORNING SUNRISE
3.CONCORDE
                                                                            concorde

memphis slim - all kinds of blues(예음)
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
Side 1

1. Blues Is Troubles
2. Grinder Man Blues
3. Three-In-One Boogie
4. Letter Home
5. Churnin' Man Blues

Side 2

1. Two Of A Kind
2. The Blacks
3. If You See Kay
4. Frankie And Johnny Boogie
5. Mother Earth
                                                                     blues is troubles
miles davis(featuring sonny rollins) - dig(예음) ₩9000
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
1.DIG
2.IT'S ONLY A PAPER MOON
3.DENIAL

1.BLUING
2.OUT OF THE BLUE
                                                                              dig
it's only a paper moon
                                                                       out of the blue

miles davis - steamin' with the miles davis quintet
상태 - 자켓 : NM, 음반 :M-
SIDE 1
1. SURREY WITH THE FRINGE ON TOP
2. SALT PEANUTS
3. SOMETHING I DREAMED LAST NIGHT

SIDE 2
1. DIANE
2. WELL, YOU NEENDN'T
3. WHEN I FALL IN LOVE

                                                                           diane

2011년 1월 21일 금요일

VINYL 신중현 사운드(SHIN JOONG HYUN Sound)

3LP BOXSETOBI. POSTER. MINI STICKER . LIMITED-NUMBERED EDITION (300 SET ONLY)



[신중현 사운드 - Vol. 1 & 2 & 3]
신중현 사운드 시리즈는 1970년대 초 국내 싸이키델릭의 여제(女帝) 김정미를 비롯하여 바니걸스, 주현, 민아, 그리고 골든 그렙입스가 참여한 시리즈로 화려했던 신중현 사운드의 전성기 시절의 한 단면을 보여주는 명반들이다. 소울과 싸이키델릭 사운드를 지향하는 시대적 흐름을 읽어 낼 수 있으며 양질의 우리 대중문화를 선도적으로 이끌어 나갔다는 측면에서 보다 큰 의미를 되새겨 볼 수 있는 한국 대중음악의 보고로 재평가 할 만한 의미 깊은 성과물들이다.

300 BOX SET(3 LPs) 한정 발매.
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앨범리뷰 :
[신중현 사운드 1, 2, 3집]은 1970년대 화려했던 신중현 사운드의 전성기 시절의 한 단면을 보여주는 것 이상의 의미를 지닌 한국 대중음악의 보고로 재평가 할 만한 성과물들이다. 당시 화려하게 주목을 받던 김추자나 펄 시스터즈와 같은 스타급 가수들로 이루어진 앨범들이 아니라는 점에서 소외될 여지가 없었던 바는 아니었으나 음악적인 내용면에서. 신중현의 곡들이 당시 스타급 가수에게 뿐만 아니라 신인 가수들을 통해서도 충분히 반영 될 수 있었다는 점에서 그 우려를 불식 시켜 준 앨범들이었으며 따라서 결과적으로 오늘날 우리의 기대를 저버리지 않는다.

[신중현 사운드 1집](프린스 레코드사, 1971년 발매)을 보면, 신인 여가수들로 구성된 컴필레이션 앨범 형식을 취하고 있는데 각자가 몇 곡씩을 나누어서 불러주고 있다. 앨범을 구성하는 객원 가수들을 살펴보면 모친의 간곡한 노력(?)으로 연예계에 입문하게 된 바니걸스, 그리고 당시 대학을 다니던 학생 신분이었던 주현과 미8군 출신의 민아로 구성 되어 있다. 잘 알려진 것처럼 바니걸스는 이후에도 지속적인 활동을 통해 자신들의 입지를 넓혀 가게 된다. 주현은 바니걸스의 경우와 비슷하게 모친의 간곡한 요청에 응한 신중현의 도움으로 실질적인 데뷔를 했으며 신인으로서 신중현의 곡을 무난히 소화해내는 가창력을 선보이며 당대의 신중현 사단의 새로운 기수가 될 기회를 잡았으나 아쉽게도 이 음반이 데뷔작이자 마지막 앨범이 되고 말았다. 민아는 미8군 출신답게 당시 이미 가창력이 뛰어난 점 때문에 신중현으로 부터 좋은 평가를 받아낸 실력파 가수였다. 하지만 안타깝게도 민아 역시도 이 음반을 끝으로 더 이상 가수 활동을 이어가지 못했다. 이렇듯, 객원 신인 가수들이 주축이 되어 제작된 1집에서는 신중현이 지향 했던바 즉, 솔로 가수들에게서 추구 하려 했던 소울 취향의 성향을 쉽게 찾아 볼 수 있다. 보컬 파트에서 발견되는 그러한 느낌들이 요소요소 자리 잡고 있어 어렵잖게 신중현의 프로듀서로서의 실질적인 능력까지도 평가 해볼 수 있으며 아울러 신중현과 캄보밴드의 연주력이 어우러져 우리의 기대치에 부응하는 사운드를 들려주고 있다.

[신중현 사운드 2집](프린스 레코드사, 1971년)은 토종 싸이키델릭의 여제(女帝) 김정미를 전면에 내세워서 제작된 그녀의 실질적인 데뷔작으로 볼 수 있는 앨범이다. 물론 앞서 1집에 수록된바 있는 주현과 민아의 곡들과 함께 앨범 전체를 양분하고 있지만 앨범 자켓에서도 이미 예고 하고 있듯이 김정미의 독집에 가깝다. 내용면에서는 데뷔작임을 감안해 볼때 김정미의 색깔을 구체적으로 확립한 앨범이라고 평가 하기엔 이른감이 있다. 그것은 당시 신중현 사단에서 선뵌 전형적인 틀 안에서 크게 벗어나지 못했다는 의미이기도 하다. 따라서 앨범 성향이 당시 만연해 있던 소울 취향에서 크게 벗어나진 않지만 첫 시도에서 싸이키델릭의 잠재적인 가능성을 앞서 보여준 김정미의 음색은 여타 가수들의 그것과는 차별화된 색깔을 지녔음을 이 앨범을 통해서도 감지해 낼 수 있다. 김정미의 창법이 생동감 있게 표출된 타이틀곡 “아니야”를 포함해 모든 수록곡들이 김정미가 한국 최초의 싸이키델릭 보컬리스트로서의 등극을 알린 초창기 곡들임을 상기 해 본다면 나름대로 자료적인 가치 역시도 높은 음반으로 평가 할 수 있을 것이다.

이 시리즈의 마지막 앨범에 해당하는 [신중현 사운드 3집](프린스 레코드사, 1972년)은 신중현의 진가가 더욱 드러난 앨범임에 분명하다. 수록곡들은 이미 전작에 선뵌 작품들이었으나 솔로가 아닌 그룹 사운드의 노래와 연주로 새롭게 옷 입혔다는 점은 후한 점수를 주고픈 부분이기도 하다. 더욱이 이 앨범은 <골든 그레입스>라는 그룹을 세상에 알린 의미도 지니고 있다. <골든 그레입스>는 이후 솔로 가수로서의 입지를 보여준 함중아와 함정필 두형제가 주축이 된 혼혈아들로 구성된 팀이었다. 신중현은 자신의 사무실을 찾아온 함중아 형제에게 실질적인 도움을 주는 한편, 신중현 개인의 리싸이틀 무대에도 함께 올랐을 정도로 신중현은 배후에서 여러모로 영향력을 행사했다. 사실, 신중현이 작사 작곡과 편곡은 물론이며 리드기타와 보컬파트에도 참여했던 본 음반은 [신중현 사운드] 시리즈 가운데서도 가장 정점에 있는 음반으로서 손색이 없다. 이같은 사실은 화려하게 꽃을 피웠던 1970년대 우리의 그룹 사운드 문화가 변방에 외로이 서있는 모습을 상상하게 만드는 것이 아닌 중심부에서 당당히 자신의 길을 개척해 나갔던 풍요로운 모습의 한 단면을 나타내는 것이기도 하다.
이처럼, [신중현 사운드 1, 2, 3] 시리즈는 1960~70년대 한국 락의 르네상스를 함께 이끈 뮤지션이자 스타제조기 신중현이 발굴한 신인 가수들의 등용문과 같은 구실을 성실히 수행한 이면을 찾아 볼 수 있으며 아울러, 시대적 흐름에 부응하여 양질의 우리 대중문화를 선도적으로 이끌어 나갔다는 측면에서 보다 큰 의미를 되새겨 볼 수 있는 찬란한 음악적 성과물임을 기억해야 할 것이다.

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[ SIDE 1 ]
01. 그 사람아 ( 2 : 46 ) - 신중현 사운드 Vol. 1
02. 이제 그만 떠나주오 ( 3 : 26 )
03. 우주 여행 ( 3 : 40 )
04. 하필이면 그 사람 ( 2 : 51 )
05. 나를 더이상 괴롭히지 말라 ( 4 : 15 )
[ SIDE 2 ]
01. 못 견디겠소 ( 2 :17 )
02. 이슬 같은 그대 눈물 ( 2 :19 )
03. 연애 편지 ( 3 : 05 )
04. 말할까 ( 2 : 42 )
05. 그리운 사람에게 ( 2 : 21 )
[ SIDE 3 ]
01. 아니야 ( 3 : 25 ) - 신중현 사운드 Vol. 2 - 김정미
02. 만나고 헤어진다면 ( 3 : 51 )
03. 오솔길을 따라서 ( 3 : 10 )
04. 고독한 마음 ( 4 : 09 )
05. 대합실의 여인 ( 3 : 40 )
[ SIDE 4 ]
01. 이슬 같은 그대 눈물 ( 2 : 17 )
02. 연애 편지 ( 3 : 05 )
03. 그리운 사람에게 ( 2 : 19 )
04. 그 사람아 ( 2 : 50 )
05. 하필 그 사람 ( 2 : 51 )
[ SIDE 5 ]
01. 그리워라 ( 2 : 57 ) - 신중현 사운드 Vol. 3 - 골든 그렙입스
02. 생각하는 사람 ( 2 : 37 )
03. 하필 그 사람 ( 3 : 36 )
04. 나를 더이상 괴롭히지 말라 ( 3 : 30 )
05. 그 사람아 ( 3 : 29 )
[ SIDE 6 ]
01. 즐거운 Go Go ( 15 : 03 / 경음악 )

2011년 1월 20일 목요일

Vinyl - TINA BROOKS - True Blue (140GRAM) ₩15000

FREDDIE HUBBARD/TINA BROOKS/DUKE JORDAN/SAM JONES/ART TAYLOR

[ SIDE 1 ]

01. Good Old Soul
02. Up Tight's Creek
03. Theme For Doris

[ SIDE 2 ]
01. True Blue
02. Miss Hazel
03. Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You

                                                                       Good Old Soul

                                                                    Up Tight's Creek

                                                                       Theme For Doris

                                                                          True Blue

                                                                         Miss Hazel

                                                  Nothing Ever Changes My Love For You