Posts Tagged "Morrie Morrison"

Spring’s Coming Pretty Soon for Mad Men

Mad Men poster & Connie Conway As the iconic period drama Mad Men draws to a close, the series has once again turned to Fervor Records for some vintage vinyl. Crooner Connie Conway’s lovely 1956 ballad Spring’s Coming Pretty Soon, along with The Morrie Morrison Orchestra’s 1941 toe tapper I Like To Dance The Swedish Waltz will be featured in episode 713. Don’t miss Mad Men on AMC Sunday 05.10.15. Listen to Connie Conway on iTunes and Morrie Morrison on Spotify.

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Haunter Debuts At SXSW Film Festival With Gramophone Gems

haunterWhat makes a ghost story even creepier?  Authentic 1920’s Gramophone music, of course.

Austin’s SXSW 2013 Film Festival has announced the lineup for it’s “Midnighters” showcase series, a collection of the scariest and most offbeat selections slated to premiere at the witching hour.

One such feature due to unveil in March is director Vincenzo Natali’s Haunter, the latest project starring Little Miss Sunshine sweetheart Abigail Breslin as a 15 year old apparition.

Even though the story takes place in a ‘forever 1985′ scenario (and Fervor has some solid 80’s music in the vaults), the particular Vintage Masters recording that appears in this film is surprisingly brought to you by Morrie Morrison, a popular 1920’s dance orchestra impresario.cover_VMTwentiesProjectVRetail

The warbly syrup-sweet and quintessential early 20th c. waltz My Pretty Pauline is one of many tracks recorded by the early music industry entrepreneur, who launched one of the first record labels in the Pacific Northwest.

Songs from the Morrison Records collection Post WWI Gramophone Era have also appeared in the critically acclaimed HBO series, Boardwalk Empire and are now available wherever digital music is sold.

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