Tamiko Jones – “I’ll Be Anything For You” (1968)

Today, CTProduced‘s Mark Cathcart marks singer Tamiko Jones’ birthday with an unprecedented deep dive into the fascinating life and career of this one-time A&M/CTI recording artist. In collaboration with Mark’s incredible reporting, the following is my own review of Tamiko Jones’ sole Creed Taylor production, I’ll Be Anything for You (1968), taken from “Early CTI,”…

Billy Vaughn – “‘I Don’t Know How To Love Him'” (1971)

I. While the American bandleader Billy Vaughn (1919-91) is pretty much forgotten these days, he charted a whopping 42 singles on the Billboard charts, often focused on the sound of two alto saxophones leading the charge. Vaughn also charted an incredible thirty six albums on the Billboard 200, beginning with 1958’s Sail Along Silv’ry Moon and…