New York: Greenwood Press, 1986. First Edition. 8vo. xviii, 351-876 pp. Index. Publisher's gold colored cloth with black lettering in fine condition (2 small spots on ffep). Item #19459
Volume 2, subtitled "The MGM Era," is devoted to sessions done for the Verve label from its purchase by MGM in 1961 until the last sessions in 1973. During this period Verve expanded its catalog to include recordings of jazz, Bossa Nova, folk music, and rock and pop groups. Artists such as Stan Getz, Wes Montgomery, the Mothers of Invention, Astrud Gilberto, and the Righteous Brothers were featured. Includes the Verve masters (1961-1966), including Verve-folkways series sessions, the MGM Master series (1966-1973), and reissues from other labels." Publisher's Synopsis.