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Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil were put to an electronic setting in 1969. The poems were realized by Ruth White and released by Limelight Records.

Limelight Records is a subsidiary of Mercury Records. A sub-label started by Quincy Jones, featured Art Blakey, Les McCann, Dizzy Gillespie, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker and many other obscure, yet prominent Jazz musicians. In the late 1960's, the label started to push the envelope with Experimental music. A Total of 71 albums (including one 2-discs album) were released under the Limelight label series. Some of the Limelight series has been re-issued on CD. A good deal of the original Limelight releases are very hard to find. It might take some crate digging to turn up these treasures.

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