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Jamie Records and the Oscars - Green Book Film Soundtrack

Jamie Records and the Oscars - Green Book Film Soundtrack cover

The most current edition of the Philadelphia based  'The Inquirer'/ 'Philly.com' website features an interesting item...

Titled 'How a small Philadelphia record company gave an Oscar contender its sound' this feature article written by Jonathan Takiff, takes a look at how several tracks from the Jamie / Guyden setup are featured as part of the soundtrack of the current Oscar contender 'Green Book'

Philadelphia music label proprietor Frank Lipsius has been waiting decades for a high-profile, musically focused picture like Green Book to dig out some of the lost relics buried in the vaults of his family biz, Jamie Record Co.
We’re talking two-minute-and-twenty second wonders, like the soul-rocking “Letter from My Baby” (Timmy Shaw) and big-beat jam “What’cha Gonna Do” (by Bill Massey with Lea Lendon and the Rite Timers). Songs you’ve likely never heard but might think you had if you could flash back to the hits that labels were chasing in 1962, the year in which the “reluctant buddy” film is set.

 

 

The article then does go on to expand how nowadays film-related companies are using setups such as Jamie/Guyden for sourcing soundtrack tracks rather than paying high 'licencing' fees, think 'The Temptones' rather than using a 'Hall and Oates' hit

...has also worked Jamie songs into USA’s Mr. Robot (Honey and the Bees’ “These Old Memories”) and the ABC show Speechless -- using “Ain’t Got the Love (of One Girl on My Mind),” written by Barbara Mason and performed by the Ambassadors....

The full article is quite informative on this aspect and worth a walk over , it also reveals the labels most lucrative commercial placement track!

The link follows below...

http://www2.philly.com/entertainment/green-book-music-jamie-records-20181119.html

 

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Just read the article about Jamie - really good too. Apparently the UK release of the film is set for 1st February 2019.

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Frank from Jamie here: Thanks a lot for the support. Watch out for our series of compilations due out in Winter/Spring of 2019!

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