Complete Fontana Albums (1961-1969)


Format: CD

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Release date: 20 Dec 2019
Format: CD
Grade: New (About gradings)
Number of discs: 13
SKU: 101381
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TUBBY HAYES | THE COMPLETE FONTANA RECORDINGS 1961–1969 featuring Tubby Hayes’ Fontana albums as a leader.

13CD clamshell box set | Remastered from the original tape masters | Featuring previously unreleased material across Tubby Hayes’ Fontana years | 152 page booklet | 5” square CD wallets with spines and plain inner sleeves | Original Artwork [*except LP2 is hybrid original artwork] as facsimile sleeves.

Mastering Notes: The recordings have been lovingly remastered at Gearbox Records’ Studios, London, directly from the original tapes, using a Studer C37 ¼-inch stereo tape machine. They were then equalised through an all-valve mastering desk built bespoke for Decca studios in the late 1950s, Vintage Lang Pultec EQ, Prism Maselec EQ and Telefunken U73b valve limiters from 1959. All CD formats have been mastered using MQA [Master Quality Authenticated] technology. MQA-CD plays back on all CD players. When a conventional CD player is connected to an MQA-enabled device, the CD will reveal the original master quality.


CD1: Tubbs (1961)
CD2: Equation In Rhythm / Palladium Jazz Date * (A side: Southern Routes Pts. 1 & 2, B side: Tubby Hayes’ Palladium Jazz Date tracks) + Sally/I believe In You (single) (1961 & 1962)
CD3: Tubbs In N.Y. (1961)**
CD4: Return Visit! (1962)
CD5: Late Spot At Scott’s (1962)**
CD6: Down In The Village (1962)
CD7: Tubbs’ Tours (1964) + previously unreleased bonus material
CD8 & CD9: 100% Proof (1967) + previously unreleased bonus disc
CD10: Mexican Green (1967) previously unreleased bonus material
CD11 & 12: Grits, Beans And Greens (Complete sessions) (1969)
CD13: The Orchestra (1970)


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