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Philip Randles & David Smith: Welcome To Our World: Maestro Records (CDTS 200): Sept 2012 release: Added 30/09/12

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Blues

Bye bye blues

3:31

29

29

6

P

2

Blues

Chuchi face

2:57

29

29

5

P

3

Swing

Me and Jane on a plane

2:10

48

48

6

P

4

Swing

Muppets theme

2:10

48

48

6

P

5

M. Waltz

He’ll have to go

3:26

30

30

6

PX

6

M. Waltz

Cavatina

2:54

30

30

5

X

7

Tango

Petticoats of Portugal

3:11

32

32

6

P

8

Tango

There’s a goldmine in the sky

3:11

32

32

6

X

9

Rumba

Love is all

3:57

26

26

6

P

10

Rumba

Aqua marina

3:18

26

26

5

X

11

Cha Cha

Ob la di ob la da

3:16

31

31

6

PP

12

Cha Cha

Just and old fashioned girl

2:46

31

31

5

P

13

Foxtrot

Welcome to my world

3:33

29

29

6

X

14

Foxtrot

Mr Wonderful

2:58

29

29

5

P

15

Quickstep

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend

2:10

48

48

6

P

16

Quickstep

(I wonder why) you’re just in love

2:10

48

48

6

P

17

Jive

Fine brown frame

2:55

35

35

6

P

18

Jive

Have I told you lately that I love you

2:28

35

35

5

P

19

Samba

El cumbancero

2:02

50

50

6

PP

20

Samba

We’re in the money

1:43

50

50

6

P

Total Playing Time: 58 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’) X (out of sequence/phase)

 

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Philip Randles: That’s Livin’ Alright: Keyboards: Maestro Records (CDTS 187): May 2011 release: Added 31/05/11

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Swing

Rolling round the world / That certain party

2:09

48

48

6

P

2

Swing

Paddlin' Madelin' home / On Ilkley Moor

2:09

48

48

6

P

3

Foxtrot

Autumn leaves / I leave my heart in an English garden

3:32

29

29

6

X

4

Foxtrot

Embraceable you / There's a small hotel

2:59

29

29

5

X

5

M. Waltz

Sweetheart tree / The sweetest song in the world

3:21

30

30

6

P

6

M. Waltz

Daddy's little girl / You light up my life

2:49

30

30

5

P

7

Cha Cha

There's a kind of hush

3:16

31

31

6

P

8

Cha Cha

That's livin' alright (V)

2:47

31

31

5

P

9

Rumba

California blue

3:53

26

26

6

P

10

Rumba

This love of ours / Games that lovers play

3:16

26

26

5

P

11

Quickstep

Little girl / Just in time

2:09

48

48

6

P

12

Quickstep

On the street where you live

2:09

48

48

6

P

13

Saunter

When I fall in love / Unforgettable

3:38

29

28

6

P

14

Saunter

Noughts and crosses / My special angel

3:03

29

28

5

P

15

Tango

Sapphire tango

3:11

32

32

6

P

16

Tango

Delilah

2:41

32

32

5

P

17

OT Waltz

Wonderful season of love

2:24

42

42

6

P

18

OT Waltz

One day when we were young / Love wonderful love

2:25

42

42

6

P

19

Mambo

Telstar

2:35

40

40

6

P

20

Mambo

Hawai five 'O'

2:10

40

40

5

PP

21

Paso Doble

Conquistador

1:45

60

59

6

P

22

Paso Doble

Y' viva Espana

149

60

59

6

P

Total Playing Time: 61 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

 

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Philip Randles: On The Crest Of A Wave: Keyboards/Drums: Maestro Records (CDTS 157) March 2008 release: 14/04/08

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Swing

On the crest of a wave / Row row row

2:12

48

48

6

P

2

Swing

How ya gonna keep ‘em down on the farm

2:10

48

48

6

P

3

Blues

Wanderin’ star / If I had my way

3:32

29

29

6

P

4.

Blues

On Mother Kelly’s doorstep / Champagne Charlie

2:58

29

29

5

P

5

Mambo

Chitty Chitty bang bang

2:37

40

40

6

P

6

Mambo

Fly me to the moon

2:11

40

40

5

P

7

Cha Cha

Something is happening / Eye level

3:17

31

31

6

P

8

Cha Cha

I’m gonna knock on your door

2:47

31

31

5

P

9

Rumba

Mornings at seven

3:56

26

26

6

PP

10

Rumba

Theme from Howards Way

3:19

26

26

5

PP

11

Gavotte

Dresden romance gavotte

3:36

24

24

5

P

12

Gavotte

The Alison Jane gavotte

3:35

24

24

5

P

13

Quickstep

Foxy

2:11

48

48

6

P

14

Quickstep

Love / One dozen roses

2:10

48

48

6

P

15

Foxtrot

I threw a kiss in the ocean

3:32

29

29

6

X

16

Foxtrot

Only you / I left my heart in San Francisco

2:59

29

29

5

P

17

M. Waltz

Love’s last word is spoken / Song of the seashore

3:26

30

30

6

X

18

M. Waltz

Down in the glen

2:53

30

30

5

X

19

Tango

Sorrento by the sea / Only a rose

2:42*

32

32

6

X

20

Tango

Guitar tango

3:12*

32

32

5

X

21

Royal Minuet

Samantha Louise minuet

4:22

96/136

24/45**

4

P

22

Royal Minuet

The royal minuet - original tune

3:22

96/136

24/45**

3

P

Total Playing Time: 68 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

*  Actual Times for Tracks 19 & 20 are the reverse of those on label, hence six and five sequences, respectively, found

** Gavotte/OT Waltz

 

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Philip Randles: Puttin' on the Ritz: Keyboards/Drums: Maestro Records (CDTS 144) Added 06/12/07

Track

Dance

Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Puttin' on the Ritz / The world is waiting for the sunrise

2:12

48

48

6

P

2

Quickstep

Change partners

2:12

48

48

6

P

3

Foxtrot

Moonlight becomes you / Careless hands

3:34

29

29

6

P

4

Foxtrot

A lovely way to spend an evening

3:00

29

29

5

P

5

M. Waltz

I'll always be in love with you / Edelweiss

3:28

30

30

6

PP

6

M. Waltz

Last of the summer wine / Helene

2:56

30

30

5

P

7

Tango

Whatever Lola wants / Tell me I'm forgiven

3:14

32

32

6

P

8

Tango

My foolish heart

2:46

32

32

5

P

9

Rumba

Mandolin serenade / Eternally

3:58

26

26

6

P

10

Rumba

Sometimes when we touch

3:58

26

26

6

P

11

Cha Cha

When I take my sugar to tea / Roulette

3:21

31

31

6

P

12

Cha Cha

Tijuana party

2:50

31

31

5

P

13

Bossa Nova

By the rivers of Babylon

2:36

40

40

6

P

14

Bossa Nova

Beautiful day

2:12

40

40

5

P

15

Swing

You can't stop me from dreaming

2:12

48

48

6

P

16

Swing

Pickin' a chicken

2:12

48

48

6

P

17

Blues

Harbour lights / Sleepy time gal

3:33

29

29

6

P

18

Blues

When I'm 64 / I'll do anything

3:01

29

29

5

P

19

Salsa/Calypso

Dance the night away

2:53

36

36

6

P

20

Salsa/Calypso

Is this the way to Amarillo?

2:53

36

36

6

P

21

Gavotte

Heykens second serenade

4:17

24

24

6

P

22

Gavotte

The Zena gavotte

3:40

24

24

5

P

23

Quickstep

Dancing with a wasp in my eye

2:12

48

48

6

P

Total Playing Time: 69 minutes

Grades: P (good music)

 

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Philip Randles: Time After Time: Keyboards: Maestro Records (CDTS 122) Added 29/10/10

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Top hat white tie and tails / A pretty girl is like a melody

2:22

48

48

6

P

2

Quickstep

Walk in the Black Forest / Those were the days

2:21

48

48

6

P

3

Foxtrot

Time after time / I wanna be around

3:37

29

30

6

P

4

Foxtrot

Unchained melody

3:06

29

30

5

P

5

Tango

Tango El Torro

3:31

32

32

6

X

6

Tango

Tango Ronito

2:41

32

32

5

X

7

M. Waltz

Margaret’s waltz

3:22

30

30

6

X

8

M. Waltz

Hushabye mountain

2:52

30

30

5

X

9

Saunter

Doll on a music box / Truly scrumptious

3:35

28

28

6

X

10

Saunter

Chanson d’amour

3:01

28

28

5

P

11

Cha Cha

The more I see you

3:54

31

32

6

X

12

Cha Cha

Film 78 theme / Dallas theme

2:48

31

32

5

X

13

Rumba

Amigos para siempre

3:52

26

27

6

P

14

Rumba

Perhaps love

3:52

26

27

6

X

15

Swing

The varsity drag

2:11

48

48

6

P

16

Swing

Thumbelina / Music music music

2:11

48

48

6

X

17

Blues

Sisters

3:33

29

29

6

X

18

Blues

Sam’s song

2:58

29

29

5

P

19

Salsa

The carioca

2:21

36

36

5

P

20

Salsa

South American way

2:24

36

36

5

P

Total Playing Time: 63 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

 

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Philip Randles: Paper Roses: Keyboards: Maestro Records (CDTS 109) Added 29/10/10

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Dambusters march

2:13

48

48

6

X

2

Quickstep

Something about a soldier / Anchors aweigh

2:12

48

48

6

X

3

Foxtrot

Why do I love you / Make believe

3:33

29

30

6

P

4

Foxtrot

Fools rush in

3:00

29

30

5

X

5

Tango

Golden tango

3:14

32

32

6

P

6

Tango

Mala femmena

2:44

32

32

5

X

7

M. Waltz

Sleepy lagoon

3:27

30

30

6

P

8

M. Waltz

Kiss me again

2:54

30

30

5

P

9

Rumba

Bella bella Marie

3:51

26

27

6

X

10

Rumba

Maggie / Oh my papa

3:16

26

27

5

X

11

Swing

I wanna be like you / Put your arms around me

2:11

48

48

6

P

12

Swing

Drunken sailor / Don’t dilly dally

2:12

48

48

6

P

13

Blues

Paper roses / I love you because

3:33

29

29

6

P

14

Blues

Lonesome pine / Sonny boy

3:00

29

29

5

P

15

Cha Cha

Pina colada

3:19

31

32

6

X

16

Cha Cha

My blue heaven

2:48

31

32

5

P

17

Rumba

What now my love

3:52

26

27

6

P

18

Rumba

All I ask of you

3:17

26

27

5

P

19

Jive

Swingin’ safari

2:58

35

35

6

P

20

Jive

Little brown jug / Pick a bale of cotton

2:32

35

35

5

P

Total Playing Time: 61 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

 

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Philip Randles: All I Do Is Dream Of You: Keyboards: Maestro Records (CDTS 101) Added 29/10/10

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Swing

All I do is dream of you / Is it true what they say about Dixie 

-

-

48

6

P

2

Swing

When you wore a tulip / Alabama jubilee 

-

-

48

6

P

3

Blues

Gilly gilly ossenfeffer / Mary's a grand old name 

-

-

29

6

P

4

Blues

Rose Marie 

-

-

29

5

P

5

Cha Cha

Trinidad bikini 

-

-

32

6

P

6

Cha Cha

Hibiscus cha cha

-

-

32

5

X

7

Rumba

Harmonica romantica 

-

-

27

5

X

8

Rumba

Fische 

-

-

27

5

X

9

Tango

Dorita

-

-

32

5

P

10

Tango

Courier tango 

-

-

32

5

X

11

Quickstep

Mr Sandman / This can't be love 

-

-

48

6

P

12

Quickstep

Jealous heart / Give me five minutes more

-

-

48

6

P

13

Saunter

Try a little tenderness / Down forget me not lane 

-

-

28

6

P

14

Saunter

Rainbow melody 

-

-

28

5

P

15

M. Waltz

You're the only good thing that happened to me/When two worlds collide

-

-

30

6

P

16

M. Waltz

Softly softly

-

-

30

5

X

17

Samba

I love you and don't you forget it 

-

-

52

6

P

18

Samba

Enjoy yourself 

-

-

52

6

P

19

Foxtrot

I'm in the mood for love / Deep purple 

-

-

30

6

P

20

Foxtrot

May I have the next dream 

-

-

30

5

P

21

Gavotte

No matter what

-

-

25

6

P

22

Gavotte

Sing a rainbow

-

-

25

5

X

Total Playing Time: 67 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

 

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Philip Randles: Organ Dance Bonanza Vol 3: Organ: Maestro Records (CDTS 093) Added 23/02/09

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Swing

I can’t give you anything but love / Robert E Lee

2:13

48

48

6

P

2

Swing

California here I come

2:13

48

48

6

P

3

Foxtrot

Melody in F

3:32

29

29

6

X

4

Foxtrot

I’m all alone

3:00

29

29

5

X

5

M. Waltz

Dark island

3:30

30

30

6

X

6

M. Waltz

Skye boat song

2:56

30

30

5

X

7

Tango

Golden earings

3:13

32

32

6

X

8

Tango

Tangerine

2:43

32

32

5

X

9

Mambo

Everybody mambo

2:36

40

40

6

P

10

Mambo

Kink a donk

2:12

40

40

5

P

11

Cha Cha

Wheels

2:45

31

31

5

P

12

Cha Cha

Tea for two

2:45

31

31

5

P

13

Rumba

When you tell me that you love me

3:53

26

26

6

XXPP

14

Rumba

Sailing / I have dreamed

3:17

26

26

5

PP

15

Quickstep

Yankee doodle boy / Says my heart

2:12

48

48

6

P

16

Quickstep

Sheik of Araby / Who were you with last night

2:12

48

48

6

P

17

Blues

April showers / Birth of the blues

3:33

29

29

6

P

18

Blues

Ballin’ the jack / The chestnut tree

3:00

29

29

5

P

19

Gavotte

Stephanie gavotte

4:21

24

24

6

P

20

Gavotte

Twinkle lullaby

3:41

24

24

5

P

Total Playing Time: 61 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’) X (out of sequence/phase) X (non-standard introduction)

 

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Philip Randles: Putting On The Style: Keyboards: Maestro Records (CDTS 087) Added 05/08/10

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Powder your face with sunshine / I’ll see you in my dreams

2:10

48

48

6

P

2

Quickstep

Give my regards to Broadway / Here’s to the next time

2:10

48

48

6

P

3

Foxtrot

Cry / What kind of fool am I

3:30

29

29

6

P

4

Foxtrot

Secret love

3:30

29

29

6

P

5

Jive

Putting on the style

2:20

36

37

5

X

6

Jive

Bye bye love

2:46

36

37

6

P

7

Cha Cha

Kiss me honey honey / Milly Molly Mandy

3:15

30

31

6

P

8

Cha Cha

Always in my heart

2:45

30

31

5

P

9

Rumba

Theme from Titanic

3:17

27

27

5

X

10

Rumba

Carnival

3:17

27

27

5

P

11

Swing

Old Macdonald had a farm / She’ll be coming round the mountain

2:10

48

48

6

P

12

Swing

Yes sir that’s my baby / Ma he’s making eyes at me

2:10

48

48

6

P

13

Tango

Tango supreme

3:11

32

32

6

P

14

Tango

You and the night and the music / Only you

2:41

32

32

5

X

15

M. Waltz

Wonderful one / My heart cries for you

3:26

29

32

6

P

16

M. Waltz

Tammy / Pal of my cradle days

3:26

29

32

6

P

17

Rumba

No matter what

3:52

27

27

6

P

18

Rumba

From Russia with love

3:15

27

27

5

P

19

Blues

Rock a bye your baby / Back home in Tennessee

3:30

29

29

6

P

20

Blues

Show me the way to go home/Walking my baby back home/Good byee

2:25

29

29

4

P

Total Playing Time: 59 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

 

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Philip Randles: Season’s Greetings: Keyboards: Maestro Records (CDTS 084) Added 03/04/08

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Jingle bells / Santa Claus is coming to town

2:10

-

48

6

P

2

Quickstep

Frosty the snowman / Sleigh ride

2:09

-

48

6

P

3

Foxtrot

Winter wonderland / Rudolph the red nosed reindeer

3:30

-

29

6

P

4

Foxtrot

The little boy that Santa Claus forgot/I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus

2:57

-

29

5

P

5

Cha Cha

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth/Oh little town of Bethlehem

3:15

-

31

6

P

6

Cha Cha

Parade of the tin soldiers

2:13

-

31

4

P

7

Rumba

When a child is born / Mary’s boy child

3:50

-

27

6

P

8

Rumba

A winter’s tale

3:13

-

27

5

P

9

Jive

Rockin’ around the Christmas tree / Merry Christmas everybody

2:51

-

36

6

P

10

Jive

Jingle bell rock / Another rock ‘n’ roll Christmas

2:52

-

36

6

P

11

M. Waltz

Silver bells / Silent night

3:25

-

30

6

P

12

M. Waltz

The first Noel / Away in a manger

2:56

-

30

6

P

13

Foxtrot

Blue Christmas / White Christmas

3:30

-

29

6

P

14

Foxtrot

Let it snow

2:58

-

29

5

P

15

Tango

Two little boys

3:11

-

32

6

X

16

Serida Waltz

Roses from the south / The sleeping princess waltz / The petite waltz

2:19

-

60

8

P

17

Polka

The blue bell polka

2:19

-

44

6

P

18

Polka

Hop scotch polka

2:20

-

44

6

P

19

Pride of Erin

How can you buy Kilarney

3:40

-

46

5*

P

20

Pride of Erin

That’s an Irish lullaby / If you ever go to Ireland

2:58

-

46

4*

P

21

Gay Gordons

Cock o’ the north

3:01

-

56

5*

P

22

Rumba

Little donkey / In the bleak midwinter

3:50

-

27

6

P

23

Rumba

While shepherds watched their flocks by night / Auld lang syne

3:15

-

27

5

P

Total Playing Time: 70 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

* 32-bar sequence

 

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Philip Randles: Happy Feet: Keyboards: Maestro Records (080) Added 03/04/08

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Mame / Old pianna rag

2:09

-

48

6

P

2

Quickstep

42nd Street / Happy feet

2:08

-

48

6

P

3

Blues

Roamin’ in the gloamin’ / Mammy

3:37

-

28

6

P

4

Blues

Trudy

3:02

-

28

5

P

5

Tango

From a jack to a king

2:42

-

32

5

X

6

Tango

Magic is the moonlight / Come closer to me

3:11

-

32

6

X

7

Cha Cha

Ob la di ob la da

2:47

-

31

5

X

8

Cha Cha

I was Kaiser Bill’s batman

2:16

-

31

4

X

9

Rumba

Come back to Sorrento / Three coins in a fountain

3:52

-

26

6

P

10

Rumba

I won’t send roses

3:16

-

26

5

P

11

Samba

El cumbancero

2:18

-

53

7

P

12

Samba

Copacabana / Laughing samba

2:35

-

53

8

P

13

Foxtrot

Love is a many splendoured thing / Younger than springtime

3:36

-

28

6

P

14

Foxtrot

New York New York

2:29

-

28

4

P

15

Quickstep

Chinatown / Whispering

2:08

-

48

6

P

16

Quickstep

The lady is a tramp

2:09

-

48

6

P

17

Jive

Eight days a week / All my loving

2:23

-

36

5

X

18

Jive

Midnight in Moscow

1:57

-

36

4

X

19

M. Waltz

Brahms lullaby / Wyoming lullaby

3:31

-

29

6

X

20

M. Waltz

The last waltz of the evening

2:26

-

29

4

P

Total Playing Time: 55 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (‘uninspiring’)

 

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Philip Randles: Organ Dance Bonanza Vol 2: Organ: Maestro Records (CDTS 072) Added 06/08/09

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq
Grades

1

Swing

You’re driving me crazy / I wonder where my baby is tonight

2:10

48

48

6

P

2

Swing

Those lazy hazy crazy days of summer

2:10

48

48

6

P

3

Foxtrot

June night / September song

2:58

29

29

5

X

4

Foxtrot

Days of wine and roses

2:25

 29

29

4

X

5

M. Waltz

Carolina moon / I’ll see you again

3:33

29

29

6

X

6

M. Waltz

Tennessee waltz

2:27

29

29

4

X

7

Cha Cha

Cherry pink & apple blossom white/Long haired lover from Liverpool

3:23

30

30

6

X

8

Cha Cha

Japanese sandman / Tie me kangaroo down sport

2:52

30

30

5

X

9

Rumba

Villia / She wears my ring

3:55

27

26

6

X

10

Rumba

I talk to the trees

3:18

27

26

5

X

11

Tango

Softly as in a morning sunrise / Oh Rosalita

3:12

32

32

6

X

12

Tango

It’s now or never

2:42

32

32

5

X

13

Saunter

Me and my teady bear / On the good ship lollipop

3:04

29

28

5

P

14

Saunter

Me and my shadow

2:30

29

28

4

P

15

Mambo

Tico tico

2:27

40

42

6

PP

16

Mambo

La cucuracha

2:04

40

42

5

P

17

Blues

Black hills of Dakota / Don’t fence me in

3:38

28

28

6

P

18

Blues

Steptoe and son / Underneath the arches

2:29

28

28

4

P

19

Quickstep

Nice people / Say it with music

2:09