rca 1960-2002

The Flippers – “Santa notte e Cha Cha Cha” / “Bianco natale Cha Cha” (1960) [Italy] (CP 113)

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The Flippers – “Santa notte e Cha Cha Cha” / “Bianco natale Cha Cha” (1960) RCA

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The Flippers – “Santa notte e Cha Cha Cha” / “Bianco natale Cha Cha” (1960) RCA back

Note: Stefano Torossi, pictured on the far right on this sleeve, is given co-writing credit for “Santa Notte e Cha Cha Cha (Stille nacht),” with original author Franz Gruber, on the A-side. Torossi also arranged “Bianco natale Cha Cha (White Christmas)” on the B-side of this 45 single.

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The Flippers – “Non gridar bambina” / “In cerca di te (Solo me ne vo…)” (1960) [Italy] (45CP 119)

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The Flippers – “Non Gridar Bambina” / “In Cerca Di Te (Solo Me Ne Vo…)” (1960) RCA

Note: Stefano Torossi, pictured on the far right on this sleeve, co-wrote “Non gridar bambina” with Prosaico (Sergio Jacquier) on this 45 single.

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The Flippers – The Flipper’s Way (1960) [Italy] (PML 81/PML-81)

The Flippers - I Flippers - The Flipper's Way (1960) RCA [Italy] (PML 81 - PML-81)

The Flippers – The Flipper’s Way (1960) RCA

The Flipper's Way with The Flippers (1960) (PML 81 and PML-81) back

The Flippers – The Flipper’s Way (1960) RCA back

Note: Stefano Torossi, pictured at the top of the album cover, plays double bass on “Baci Cha Cha Cha” and “Happy Cha Cha” on this LP.

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The Flippers – “Happy Cha Cha” / “Un alibi per morire” (1961) [Italy] on Un alibi per morire (An Alibi For Murder) (PM 45 0130) OST

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The Flippers – “Happy Cha Cha” / “Un alibi per morire” (1961) RCA

The Flippers - Happy Cha Cha and Un alibi per morire (1961) RCA back

The Flippers – “Happy Cha Cha” / “Un alibi per morire” (1961) RCA back

Note: Stefano Torossi plays double bass on “Happy Cha Cha” on this 45 single.

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The Flippers – “Cha-Cha dell’ impiccato” / “Baci Cha Cha Cha” (1962) [Italy] on Odissea nuda (Nude Odyssey) (PM 45 0137) OST

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The Flippers – “Cha-Cha Dell’ Impiccato” / “Baci Cha Cha” (1962) RCA

The Flippers – “Cha-Cha Dell’ Impiccato” / “Baci Cha Cha” (1962) RCA back

Note: Stefano Torossi, pictured second from the left, plays double bass on “Baci Cha Cha Cha” on this 45 single.

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Buy “Santa Notte e Cha Cha Cha,” “Bianco natale Cha Cha,” and “Baci Cha Cha Cha” on The Flippers – Rarity Collection (1996) Download

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The Flippers – “Abbracciami e baciami” / “You Must Believe” (1962) [Italy] on Letto di Sabbia (PM 45 3053) OST

The Flippers - Letto di Sabria OST (1962) RCA

The Flippers – “Abbracciami e baciami” / “You Must Believe” (1962) RCA

The Flippers - "Abbracciami e Baciami" : "You Must Believe" (1962) RCA back

The Flippers – “Abbracciami e Baciami” / “You Must Believe” (1962) RCA back

Note: Stefano Torossi co-wrote the A-side with Marcello Gigante and Michele Galdieri and the B-side with Gigante and Egidio Gennaro.

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The Flippers – “Bombolo” / “Dinah” (1962) [Italy] (PM45 3059)

The Flippers - Bombolo - Dinah (1962) RCA [Italy] (PM45 3059)

The Flippers – “Bombolo” / “Dinah” (1962) RCA

Note: Stefano Torossi plays double bass on both of these tracks.

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Tony Del Monaco – “Il grembiule nero” / “Baila con migo” (1962) [Italy]

Tony Del Monaco - Il grembiule - Baila con migo (1962) RCA Italiana

Tony Del Monaco – “Il grembiule” / “Baila con migo” (1962) RCA

Note: Stefano Torossi co-wrote “Il grembiule nero,” the A-side, with Tony Del Monaco and Cassia. Torossi co-wrote “Baila con migo,” the B-side, with Tony Del Monaco.

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Various Artists – Musica in celluloide (1962) [Italy] (PML 10316) compilation

Musica in celluloide (1962) RCA

Various Artists – Musica in celluloide (1962) RCA

Note: Stefano Torossi co-wrote The Flippers’ “Abbracciami e baciami (from Letto di Sabbia)” with Marcello Gigante and Michele Galdieri.

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Tony Del Monaco – “Teresa baciami” / “45 Giri di Twist” (1963) [Italy]

Tony Del Monaco and Teresa Baciami - 45 Giri di twist (1963) RCA Italiana

Tony Del Monaco – “Teresa baciami” / “45 Giri di Twist” (1963) RCA

Note: Stefano Torossi co-wrote “Giri Twist,” the B-side, with Tony Del Monaco.

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Various Artists – Cocktail di canzoni (1964) [Italy] (PML 10379) compilation

Cocktail di canzoni (1964) RCA Italiana

Various Artists – Cocktail di canzoni (1964) RCA Italiana compilation

Note: Featuring vocalist Tony Del Monaco’s “Siamo amici,” composed by Stefano Torossi, with lyrics by Sergio Jacquier (aka Prosaico) and Tony Del Monaco. The orchestra on this track was conducted by Ennio Morricone.

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Giampiero Macario – “Cuore cosa fai?” / “Come, dove, quando perche” (1968) Italy (IN 2306)

Giampiero Macario - Cuore cosa fai? - Come, dove, quando perche (1962) RCA

Giampiero Macario – “Cuore cosa fai?” – “Come, dove, quando perche” (1962) RCA

Note: Note: Stefano Torossi co-wrote “Come, dove, quando perche,” the B-side, with Bruno Rasia. Berto Pisano did arrangements and directed the orchestra. This was originally used in the Italian TV program “Noi e gli altri.”

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The Flippers – At Full Tilt (1981) (NL 33179)

The Flippers - At Full Tilt (1981)

The Flippers – At Full Tilt (1981) RCA

Note: Stefano Torossi plays bass on “Bombolo,” “Dinah,” and “White Christmas,” the first two recorded in Rome in 1961, and “White Christmas,” cut in Rome in 1960. Torossi also arranged “White Christmas.”

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Various Artists – National (1992) CD [BMG/RCA] (RCAL 1023)

Various Artists - National (1992) RCA

Various Artists – National (1992) BMG-RCA

Note: Featuring “Kansai Spring” and “Bonsai Garden,” both with Ari Takahashi, Leonardo Svidercoschi, and Stefano Torossi.

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Various Artists – Contemporary Romantic (1992) CD [BMG/RCA] (RCAL 1035)

Contemporary Romantic (1992) BMG-RCA cover

Various Artists – Contemporary Romantic (1992) BMG-RCA

Note: Featuring two versions each of “Manhattan Penthouse” and “Champagne Bubbles,” both with Ari Takahashi, Leonardo Svidercoschi, and Stefano Torossi.

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Various Artists – Contemporary Romantic N. 2 (1992) CD [BMG/RCA] (RCAL 1039)

Contemporary Romantic N. 2 (1992) BMG-RCA cover

Various Artists – Contemporary Romantic N. 2 (1992) BMG-RCA

Note: Featuring two versions of “Sunny Days” and Champagne Bubbles, with Ari Takahashi, Leonardo Svidercoschi, and Stefano Torossi.

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Luca Proietti – World Vibrations (1996) CD [BMG/RCA] (RCAL 1063)

Luca Proietti - World Vibrations (1996) RCA

Luca Proietti – World Vibrations (1996) BMG-RCA

featuring multiple versions of Luca Proietti’s

  • Song Of The Wind
  • Regeneration
  • Desert Moon
  • The Voice Of Soul
  • Living Forest
  • Fog Drops
  • Angle Wings
  • Lotus Position
  • Planet Waves
  • Tuareg

Note: Album produced by Stefano Torossi.

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The Flippers – I grandi successi originali (2002) 2-CD [BMG/RCA Italiana] (74321927362 (2))

The Flippers - I Grandi Successi Originali (2002) 2-CD BMG/RCA Italiana

The Flippers – I grandi successi originali (2002) BMG/RCA Italiana

Note: Stefano Torossi plays double bass on “Baci Cha Cha Cha” on this compilation CD.

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This RCA section includes recordings from RCA, RCA Camden, RCA Italiana, and RCA Victor.

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