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Essential Space Age Pop Albums

I want to figure out this crazy “space age pop” look. These aren’t the ten best album covers, but here’s a start. My source for this list was an article called Ten Basic Space Age Pop Albums. It claims these albums set up the definitive sound for the genre. That might not be exactly what I’m looking for either, but I’ll save that for a different post.

The images are linked to more good stuff.

<imgtitle=”Exotica, Martin Denny” src=”/assets/img/exotica.jpg” alt=”Exotica, Martin Denny” />

<imgtitle=”"Latin-Esque" by Juan Garcia Esquivel” src=”/assets/img/esquivel.jpg” alt=”"Latin-Esque" by Juan Garcia Esquivel” />

Music from "Peter Gunn," Henry Mancini

Persuasive Percussion, Enoch Light

Music, Martinis, and Memories, Jackie Gleason

Blast Off, Ferrante & Teicher

The In Sound from Way Out, Jean-Jacques Perrey and Gershon Kingsley

Whipped Cream and Other Delights, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

Havana 3 A.M.,Perez Prado