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Fervor is Filthy Gorgeous

Legendary Penthouse magazine founder, Bob Guccione, is immortalized in the new EPIX documentary, Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story. Adding to the excitement is Fervor Records’ Connie Conway and Sandy Szigeti who have both landed songs in the film. Conway’s, Nobody But Jesus, is an unreleased gem from the Fervor vintage vaults, is heard in a scene between Jerry Falwell and Guccione. Szigeti’s early 1970s classic, I Couldn’t Say, plays over a Vietnam scene. The new flick promises to be a fascinating exposition into the lifestyle of a notorious provocateur, renowned visionary, recluse and man of action. Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story makes it’s US premier 11.8.13.

Filthy Gorgeous documentary with Sandy Szigeti tune

 

Szigeti’s, I Couldn’t Say is contained on the Fervor Record’s release, Make The People Sing, available for purchase on iTunes.

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Go To The Way Way Back In Theaters This Weekend With 1970′s Fervor Vintage

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New Summer road trip comedy The Way, Way Back, hits theaters today starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph, plus many more; and it features two 1970′s songs from the Fervor Vintage Masters series.

From the makers of Juno and Little Miss Sunshine, the new film originally premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, but will see a nationwide theatrical release across the USA this weekend.Cover_Sandy Szigeti_Make The People Sing

One of the underground classics you’ll hear is the quintessential 70′s Honky-Tonk Rock of Sandy Szigeti, in his 1974 recording Bringin’ It Home.  The track recently became available on the Fervor Records Vintage Masters release Make The People Sing.

The other is a deep 1971 Soul cut from Henry Ford called Take Me For What I Am, which is available on the Fervor Records collection Vintage Soul 1967-1985.cover_Vintage Soul

So if you make it out to the theaters and get to catch the latest edition of the quirky comedies, listen for the warm vintage sounds of Sandy Szigeti and Henry Ford.

 

 

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New Music Tuesdays! “Make The People Sing” and “Daydreamer” from Vintage Masters

Cover_Sandy Szigeti_Make The People SingDecca artist Sandy Szigeti, best known for his 1971 release America’s Sweetheart (produced by Ricky Nelson) knew how to make good records and was a master of Sunshine Pop.

Not only was he a prolific artist unto himself, but he also produced records for other colleagues, including Lynn Ready who’s gritty, trippy Psych Rock swirls together the acids of Cream, The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive. Cover_Lynn Ready_Album

Before, during and after Sandy’s time with Decca, he never stopped making music.  Now, for the first time, a collection of previously unreleased Sandy Szigeti tracks reminiscent of The Byrds, Donovan and The Animals are available on the Fervor Records Vintage Masters release Make The People Sing.

Recorded between 1965-1974, Make The People Sing features songs like “Make Believe World” and “Bringin’ It Home”, which can be heard in American Horror Story (FX) and the 2013 film The Way Way Back, respectively.

As a producer, Szigeti did a bunch of sessions with Lynn Ready, a former original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer who eventually became known for his musicianship and recorded as a sideman on numerous Motown albums.

The cuts that came from this partnership were much more experimental and mind-expanding with a heavier rock and roll overtone, enhanced by Ready’s powerful scratchy rock voice and wailing guitar solos.

Hear the full story on the new Fervor Records Vintage Masters release Daydreamer, which includes a song called “Thirsty”, as heard in the 2013 film Arthur Newman Golf Pro.

Both albums are available worldwide as of today.

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American Horror Story Features Fourth Round Of Fervor Vintage

Make Believe World, a 1966 track by Sandy Szigeti, will appear in this week’s episode of FX’s hit tv show, American Horror Story.

Sandy Szigeti is best known for his 1971 Decca Record’s release, America’s Sweetheart (back cover pictured here), on which he worked with Rita Coolidge and fiddling legend Doug Kershaw.  The album was produced by the one and only Rick Nelson and was recorded at The Village Recorder.

Szigeti recently became part of the Fervor Vintage Masters family, who are scheduled to drop some never-before-released material from his personal collection in a 2013 anthology release.

American Horror Story episode 212, “Continuum”, will be the fourth episode this season to feature Fervor Vintage music.

The show airs Wednesdays at 10pm, and recent episodes can be streamed live on the official AHS website.   Tune in to hear Szigeti’s Make Believe World this week on FX.

Get a sneak peek of the tune here.

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