- Stunning sound throughout for this original Columbia Six-Eye stereo LP; Triple Plus (A+++) sound on the second side and Double Plus (A++) on the first
- Transparency and Tubey Magic are critical to the sound of the arrangements and you will find both are abundant here
- Very quiet for an early Columbia Six-Eye pressing – Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
- “Robbins’ originals are authored in an authentically vintage style, interspersed with public domain titles that are the real article…” – All Music
Two superb sides, with the kind of ’60s Tubey Magical Analog Sound that’s been lost to the world of recorded music for decades — decades I tell you! Nobody can manage to get a recording to sound like this anymore and it seems clear to us that no one can remaster a recording like this nowadays, if our direct experience with more than hundred such albums counts as evidence.
Albums such as this live and die by the quality of their vocal reproduction. On this record Mr. Marty Robbins himself will appear to be standing right in your listening room, along with the other other musicians playing on the sessions of course. (more…)