Ivor Raymonde

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Born: 22-10-1926
Died: 04-06-1990

British musician, arranger and songwriter who initially entered professional music as a jazz and classical pianist, playing in various big bands before becoming a music director at the BBC alongside Wally Stott. He worked as a session musician on occasion, playing on and arranging Johnny Duncan's UK hit "Last Train To San Fernando."

He moved on to Philips Records, where he worked as producer with Frankie Vaughan, Marty Wilde and The Springfields. When Dusty Springfield went solo, he played her a tune he had written, which became her first big hit, "I Only Want To Be With You" under producer Johnny Franz. He continued working with Dusty Springfield for several years, as well as arranging and producing hits for The Walker Brothers, Alan Price, Honeybus, Los Bravos and many others.

Father of Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins fame.
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Albums

SPS 40030 Ivor Raymonde - Cockney Corner album art Eric Siday & His Orchestra* With Terry Burton (3) And Ivor Raymond* Eric Siday & His Orchestra* With Terry Burton (3) And Ivor Raymond* - Cockney Corner (Album) Oriole SPS 40030 UK 1962 Sell This Version
MLM 398 Ivor Raymonde - Hello Again...Again album art The Geraldo Orchestra* Directed By Ivor Raymonde The Geraldo Orchestra* Directed By Ivor Raymonde - Hello Again...Again(LP, Album) Transatlantic Records, 7 Records MLM 398 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
ACLA 1093, ACLA-1093 Ivor Raymonde - Scottish Sing-Along album art Ivor Raymonde Scottish Sing-Along(LP, Album, Mono) Ace Of Clubs, Ace Of Clubs ACLA 1093, ACLA-1093 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

R. 2076 Ivor Raymonde - Upstairs And Downstairs / Mylene album art The Michael Sammes Singers* & Ivor Raymonde The Michael Sammes Singers* & Ivor Raymonde - Upstairs And Downstairs / Mylene (Single) Top Rank (2), Top Rank International R. 2076 Italy 1959 Sell This Version
REP 45-27 Ivor Raymonde - Su E Giù Per Le Scale (Upstairs And Downstairs) album art The Michael Sammes Singers*, Ivor Raymonde And The Pinewood Studio Orchestra Conducted By Philip Green The Michael Sammes Singers*, Ivor Raymonde And The Pinewood Studio Orchestra Conducted By Philip Green - Su E Giù Per Le Scale (Upstairs And Downstairs)(7", EP) Top Rank International REP 45-27 Italy Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

bella714V Ivor Raymonde - Paradise (The Sound Of Ivor Raymonde) album art Ivor Raymonde Paradise (The Sound Of Ivor Raymonde) (Album, Comp) Bella Union bella714V Europe 2018 Sell This Version
bella977V Ivor Raymonde - Odyssey (The Sound Of Ivor Raymonde Vol II) album art Ivor Raymonde Odyssey (The Sound Of Ivor Raymonde Vol II) (Album, Comp) Bella Union bella977V Europe 2019 Sell This Version