I saw this ad for a sealed copy on eBay. I didn't even know this LP existed! A bit pricey though.
I've seen the "Sound Stage Medley" with the Supremes and Jose Feliciano, and separate duets with each of them on YouTube, which are pretty nice. There's now a much cleaner version of the "Sound Stage Medley" on YouTube, but the Beatles tunes, which are some of the nicest parts for Bing, have been edited out, probably to avoid royalties.
Last edited by Jim Determan (04/2/2017 2:22 am)
That's interesting, I wasn't aware of that album either. BUT you can save $225 by watching and recording that very same TV special when it's shown next week on GET-TV. You'll not only hear it, but you can see the special too, and it's on free TV. GET TV has run this same special at least 2 times previously last year, I'd like to see them run some different Bing TV specials.
Hmm, perhaps I should have put this under television, but initially it was about the Promo LP.
I will have to watch the special on GET TV, since I have never seen it, only clips.
But on YouTube, it is the GET TV version of the "Soundstage Medley" that has the best video quality, but is missing all the Beatles songs, I suspect GET TV did not want to pay for the rights.
Compare the 6 minute GET TV version of the medley here with the 8 minute version in low video quality here.
Bing's versions of some of the Beatles tunes are some of the nicest parts of the medley ("Hey Jude", better than on the album, and "And I Love Her" with Jose Feliciano's guitar).