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Rather, it could be heard as bachelorettes were being introduced on ABC-TV’s The Dating Game.

Early in the series run, additional Alpert offerings were also incorporated as incidental music: “Spanish Flea,” as the bachelors were being announced, “Lollipops and Roses,” when the lucky winners were being told where they would be spending their date, and both “Ladyfingers” and “Lemon Tree” were in rotation as contestants mulled over their answers.

) is a cleverly structured, exciting and haunting piece of record-making — and its composer, Sol Lake, becomes the charter member of Alpert‘s team of TJB tunesmiths with several more ethnic-flavored numbers.2 (1963) failed to ignite a fire in listener’s ears.Alpert later commented that the Sol Lake composition “Mexican Shuffle” “opened a new door for me.” That passageway meant the loss of the Tijuana Brass‘ practically forced mariachi style and the rise of Alpert‘s approach in arranging familiar melodies in fresh, creative settings.No other TJB record has as much unbuttoned fun and humor as this one — and not surprisingly, it spent six weeks at number one in 1966.Original Release Date: 1966 Re-issue Date: 2015 With this album, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass settle into their hitmaking groove, the once strikingly eclectic elements of Dixieland, pop, rock, and mariachi becoming more smoothly integrated within Alpert‘s infectious “Ameriachi” blend.

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