"I want to make music for everyone. It must be enjoyed by all. Otherwise it is pointless."
The tracks appear in a different order on the USA Decca Lp.
Released in 1960 on Decca DL 4101 / DL 74101.
Decca liner notes
In a musical atmosphere overwhelmingly dominated by vocalists, a hit recording by an orchestra is no small accomplishment.
Bert Kaempfert's wonderful arrangement of Wonderland By Night, given a full, lush treatment by his orchestra, is creating a sensation throughout the country—it's haunting beauty capturing the imagination of both the listeners who nostalgically welcome a reaffirmation of the "big band" sounds they once heard so often, and those too young to know there had ever been a "big band era."
The success of Wonderland By Night, its acceptence