Once a Thief and Other Themes

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Once a Thief and Other Themes
Studio album by Lalo Schifrin
Released 1965
Recorded May 21 & 23, 1965
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 29:46
Label Verve
V-8624
Producer Creed Taylor
Lalo Schifrin chronology
The Liquidator
(1965)
Once a Thief and Other Themes
(1965)
The Cincinnati Kid
(1965)

Once a Thief and Other Themes is an album of film and television themes by Argentine composer, pianist and conductor Lalo Schifrin recorded in 1965 and released on the Verve label.[1] The album features rerecorded versions of Schifrin's themes from the motion pictures Once a Thief and Joy House and the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E..

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Lalo Schifrin except as indicated

  1. "Blues a Go Go" - 2:49
  2. "Once a Thief" (Dorcas Cochran, Schifrin) - 2:02
  3. "Insinuations" - 3:35
  4. "The Right to Love" (Gene Lees, Schifrin) - 3:07
  5. "The Cat" - 2:35
  6. "The Man from T.H.R.U.S.H." - 2:57
  7. "Roulette Rhumba" - 2:10
  8. "The Joint" - 4:23
  9. "Once a Thief (Instrumental)" - 2:02
  10. "Return to Trieste" - 4:06
  • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on May 21 (tracks 6, 8 & 9) and May 23 (tracks 1-5, 7 & 10), 1965

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payne, D. Lalo Schifrin discography accessed March 14, 2012
  2. ^ Allmusic Review accessed March 14, 2012