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Awesome Alan – The King of Library Music

Written by Steven Padal • May 28th, 2010
Awesome Alan – The King of Library Music

Alan Hawkshaw has been known for composing music for many movies and television shows in the 1960s and ’70s. Listening to an organ sometimes gives people the feeling they’re in a funeral or church – not when you listen to Hawkshaw! Hawkshaw’s Mo’Hawk album has the right grooves that offers a spectacular mix of organ, flute and brass instruments.

Emotions emerge when you feel like hopping on a flight for a holiday, the next minute you feel like you’re being chased through the city streets. My personal favorite is “Action Man.” For a sample of Mo’Hawk, watch a video of “Girl in a Sportscar” and “Action Man”. Do you have a personal favorite? Comment below!

Steven Padal

Steven Padal lives in Chicago where great architecture and jazz surround the city. He is an architect, photographer, historian and has a passion for WWII-era culture.

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