AVCO Vision: Soul Covers

AVCO Records was a record label started by music producers/composers Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore together with film and TV producer Joseph E. Levine in 1968 as AVCO Embassy Records. Many of the artists on their roster including The Stylistics, Donnie Elbert, The Softones and Della Reese who recorded their soulful takes of popular songs including Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, Donovan’s “Hurdy Gurdy Man”, The Supremes’ “Reflections” & “Love Is Here & Now You’re Gone”. The vinyl collection also contains Eugene Pitt & The Jyve Fyve’s cover of Bob Dylan’s “Lay Lady Lay” which has not been released since 1972.