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Spectropop - Digest Number 1168

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There are 25 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Re: Gay Songs
           From: Austin Roberts 
      2. Re: Put The Clock Back On The Wall
           From: Jeff Lemlich 
      3. Re: Casey Kasem
           From: Mark Wirtz 
      4. Re: Telstar
           From: Richard Hattersley 
      5. Simon & Garfunkel
           From: James Botticelli 
      6. Re: Casey Kasem
           From: Kevin 
      7. Re: A Christmas Gift to You: A Tribute to Phil Spector
           From: Rat Pfink 
      8. Re: Worst Rhyme In A Song?
           From: Austin Roberts 
      9. Re: Snuff Garrett
           From: James Botticelli 
     10. Is that THE Austin Roberts?
           From: Mark 
     11. Re: Best line in a song
           From: Jerry Lintelf 
     12. Re: Best Line In A Song / Lennon & Levy
           From: Albabe Gordon 
     13. Re: The End Of Albums
           From: Bob Hanes 
     14. Re: Coke ads @ Musica
           From: Mike Nathan 
     15. It all began when Ronnie sang Be My Baby
           From: A. Zweig 
     16. Re: Snuff Garrett
           From: Bob 
     17. Welcome Austin Roberts
           From: Mike Rashkow 
     18. Around The Corner
           From: Philip Hall 
     19. Sonny & Cher / Foreign Language
           From: rickinsydney 
     20. Re: Beatles chronology
           From: Clark Besch 
     21. Albums; one hit wonders
           From: Country Paul 
     22. Re: Around The Corner / Musica
           From: S'pop Team 
     23. Re: Worst Rhyme In A Song?
           From: Watson Macblue 
     24. Irwin's "Gender Bias" music; early synths; Rainy Day discog additions; more
           From: Country Paul 
     25. Re: He Hit Me / new 45s / Connie & Tom?
           From: Phil Milstein 

Message: 1 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 02:15:24 EST From: Austin Roberts Subject: Re: Gay Songs OK. I missed the question on the Gay Songs thread, but I was part of the answer. So fill me in on the original question. Thanx, Austin Roberts -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 01:46:59 -0000 From: Jeff Lemlich Subject: Re: Put The Clock Back On The Wall That Alan Gordon wrote: > Jeff Lemlich, regarding CC and the Chasers' version of "Hey Put > The Clock Back On The Wall", no Jeff, I'm not familiar with that > version. However it gave me an idea for a follow up: "Hey, Put > My Name Back On Those Songs"!!! I did of course write both sides > with Garry Bonner. Is their version any good? It's good, but not as good as The E-Types or your own version with The Parrots. I'll make mp3's of both sides and post them to musica next week. Jeff Lemlich http://www.limestonerecords.com -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 22:59:06 -0500 From: Mark Wirtz Subject: Re: Casey Kasem Dan Hughes: > Casey Kasem is about to be dethroned as radio's countdown king. Maybe, sorta kinda... YET - in my arrogantly humble opinion - he's pop music radio/tv's un-throne-able "King"!!! He is to the airwaves (visible or not) what Sean Connery is to movies, George Carlin and John Cleese are to comedy, and Tony Bennett is to pop. So, screw the demographics, and the screw the punters - CASEY IS THE MAN!! HE IS A STATUE!!! Severely pissed off, Mark Wirtz -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 00:31:28 +0000 From: Richard Hattersley Subject: Re: Telstar Albabe Gordon wrote: > Actually I think the sound in "Telstar" is just a funky organ > that's been filtered or compressed. And this and none of the > above qualify as a synth. The guy who played the lead line on Telstar was Geoff Goddard (writer of Johnny Remember Me) and he played it on a Clavioline. Also used on Baby You're A Rich Man by The Beatles. Richard http://www.wiz.to/richardsnow -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 19:07:42 -0500 From: James Botticelli Subject: Simon & Garfunkel Bob Rashkow com wrote: > Also: Simon & Garfunkel's "Poem on the Underground Wall" which > freaked me out a lot more than "Silent Night/7:00 News" did. What freaked me out even more was seeing them billed at Foxwoods last weekend to the tune of $250/pop. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 00:50:02 -0000 From: Kevin Subject: Re: Casey Kasem Dan Hughes wrote: > From the New York Post: > Casey Kasem is about to be dethroned as radio's countdown king. > Kasem, 71, whose name has been synonymous with the weekly "American > Top 40" radio show since he launched it on July 4, 1970, will be > replaced next month by red-hot DJ Ryan Seacrest, 29, host of Fox's > "American Idol," according to radio industry sources. > > The story spread like wildfire yesterday throughout the radio > industry, although the syndicator of "American Top 40," Premiere > Radio Networks, would not confirm or deny that a bombshell > announcement was imminent. What a coincidence. I was just listening this morning to "The Letter U and the Numeral 2" by Negativland, which hilariously documents Casey Kasem's ignorance, ill temper and condescension to his audience. Karma, baby. kjm in la -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 23:12:08 -0500 From: Rat Pfink Subject: Re: A Christmas Gift to You: A Tribute to Phil Spector David A. Young: > Hi, gang, require the catalogue number, please, and if anyone > can provide me with a label scan and/or a lead about where I > can find a copy for myself, I'd greatly appreciate it. Please > contact me privately if you can help. Bill Reed: > There are suds of copies for sale on E-Bay. There are at least > three different verisons. Curious. Hmmm, the only thing I see on eBay is Spector's original "A Christmas Gift For You". I think the original poster was looking for a Spector Christmas tribute by The Delta Wall of Sound on the Hallmark label. Actually, I believe that tribute CD is available with several different titles. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 19:49:15 EST From: Austin Roberts Subject: Re: Worst Rhyme In A Song? Superoldies: > Bobby Fuller ran out of ideas in "Guess We'll Fall In Love": > "Kiss a-me baby - I'll take your heart > squeeze a-me baby - I like your SART" (mumbled) > At least that's an interview story I read, he was very insistant > on rhyming things no matter what he had to make up... Sonny Curtis wrote I Fought The Law, which is a great song, but I doubt that he wrote the one you're talking about. Austin Roberts -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 21:14:18 -0500 From: James Botticelli Subject: Re: Snuff Garrett Artie Wayne wrote: > James.......How ya' doin'? Have you been able to get Snuff's > address or phone# for me? My friend Ed Silvers, former president > of Warner Bros. music, would like to reconnect with him. Hey Artie...I'm awight thanx. E-Mail my pal David Ponak who works for Warner's. Tell him you're from Spectropop and I suggested you contact him. david.ponak@wmg.com Let me know if it works out. Its the best bet I know of.... JB -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 10 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 18:57:28 -0000 From: Mark Subject: Is that THE Austin Roberts? Wow, if that is really the great Austin Roberts, it's good to have you on board. IMO you rank right up there with Ron Dante and Tony Burrows as the greatest bubblegum artists of all-time. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 11 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 05:44:12 -0800 (PST) From: Jerry Lintelf Subject: Re: Best line in a song > "Catch me if you can, Im goin' back". Nah! Surely the best-ever song line was from Lennon & McCartney's "World Without Love": Please lock me away... -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 12 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 17:50:18 -0800 From: Albabe Gordon Subject: Re: Best Line In A Song / Lennon & Levy Best line in a song... More Shangri-Las: "mm, he's good, bad, but he's not evil." ...and Credence: "Barefoot girl, dancin' in the moonlight." Phil said of Lennon & Levy: > How do others feel about that album? I really like the remixed cuts on the blue Lennon box set. Less compressed, louder, more raw, and just a bit more Rock and Roll than the originals... to me. peace, ~albabe -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 13 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 10:30:48 -0800 (PST) From: Bob Hanes Subject: Re: The End Of Albums ....isn't that where the groove (that's right, there is only one groove on a record, it runs from the beginning to the end) gets real far apart and the needle moves quickly toward the label, and then the tone arm picks up (on automatic turntables) or makes that nasty "skreetch" sound (on manual ones) against the label, over and over and over ? Sorry! every time I saw the subject title on this thread, that's all my twisted brain would think of. Now back to the regular serious cerebral patter of the list. The Right Reverend Bob, dumb angel chapel, Church of the Harmonic Overdub -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 14 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 10:51:32 -0800 (PST) From: Mike Nathan Subject: Re: Coke ads @ Musica Mike, I, too, was amazed at the quality of the compositions performed in these Coke commercials. If you would, could you forward some to me? Thanks, Mike Nathan -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 15 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 09:44:11 -0500 From: A. Zweig Subject: It all began when Ronnie sang Be My Baby Great Ronettes story here: http://www.globeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20031211/SCENE11/TPColumnists/ -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 16 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 12:24:46 -0000 From: Bob Subject: Re: Snuff Garrett Artie Wayne wrote: > James.......How ya' doin'? Have you been able to get Snuff's > address or phone# for me? My friend Ed Silvers, former president > of Warner Bros. music, would like to reconnect with him. Artie, I have Snuff's current phone and address. Get in touch with me by e-mail at Veefriends@Yahoo.com Bob -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 17 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 23:26:05 EST From: Mike Rashkow Subject: Welcome Austin Roberts Austin Roberts: > Though I no longer have a copy of Around The Corner, I was fortunate > enough to be the guitar player in a group in Newport News, Va. when > I was 19 and backed the Duprees in a concert there when the record > was first released, so we learned it and their hits as well. It was > a fun concert. I'd like to take this opportunity to welcome my friend Austin Roberts as a new member of the Music Mafia. I know him to be talented, funny and a kind sensitive human being. He has been a force in the biz from NY to Nashville for 30 years; hits, and awards and an Oscar nominee. He won't brag, you'll have to drag it out of him, but I'm sure that he will be nice addition and a valuable contributor to the "A" team on S'Pop. If he ever stops "Drinking Canada Dry". Di la, Rashkovsky -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 18 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 07:32:15 -0800 (PST) From: Philip Hall Subject: Around The Corner I tried to load "Around The Corner" by The Duprees up to Musica last night, but I got a message saying there was not enough space. What's the trick for loading files? Phil Hall Clay, NY -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 19 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 14:39:56 -0000 From: rickinsydney Subject: Sonny & Cher / Foreign Language "Je Me'en Balance" Sonny & Cher 1965 (French/English version of "But You're Mine") "Petit Homme" 1966 Sonny & Cher (French version of "Little Man") "Piccolo Ragazzo" 1966 Sonny & Cher (Italian " " ) "Nel Mio Cielo Ci Sei Tu" Cher 1967 (Italian version of "I Feel Something In The Air aka "Magic In The Air") "Ma Piano" 1967 Cher (Italian Original - not recorded in English) "Mama" 1967 Cher (Italian version of "Mama(When My Dollies Have Babies") "Caro, Cara" 1967 Sonny & Cher (Italian version of "It's The Little Things" from movie "Good Times") "Fantasie"+ 1967 Cher (Italian version of "Don't Talk To Strangers" from movie "Good Times") "Bambini Miei Cari" 1968 Cher (Italian Version of "You Better Sit Down Kids") "Il Cammino Di Ogni Speranza" 1968 Sonny & Cher (Italian Original - Sonny & Cher's entry in 1968 San Remo Song Festival) "L'umanita" 1968 Sonny (Italian Original - Cher joins Sonny in fade- out) All Sonny & Cher duets released in Europe on Atco/Atlantic All Cher solos released in Europe on Liberty, except+ All tracks produced by Sonny Bono & recorded at Gold Star except "Little Man" (New York/London)and "Il Cammino..." & "L'umanita" (Milan). It's really great that the artistry of Sonny Bono is (somewhat...) accepted here. Sonny Bono always acknowledged that his apprenticeship with Phil Spector taught him everything he knew about making records, and he made some masterpieces. The first 4 Sonny & Cher albums, and the first 4 Cher solo albums are packed with sonic Spectorian treasures. The very fact that Sonny stuck with his own version of the Wall of Sound long after it was commercially viable (in rock'n'roll) is as much his inspired tribute to learned brilliance as it was to anything else. When the music world had thoroughly dismissed Sonny by the early '80s, he was humbled and deeply thankful that he was acknowledged as a maker of some very fine music. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 20 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 05:48:26 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Re: Beatles chronology I wrote: > Also, that is where we first heard and recorded the Beatles "Get > Back" LP played in its entirety with an occasional "KEYN exclusive" > spoken over the top of songs. The DJ said it would be released in > Jan '69. Mike McKay: > Something's wrong with this chronology. The Beatles had just begun > recording the tracks that were to appear on "Get Back" (and > ultimately did appear on "Let It Be") in January of 1969. So there's > no way anyone could have even played them prior to that, and certainly > no way a January 1969 release could be promised. Mike, You are SO CORRECT! The Dj actually said "to be released around, oh, the first of January...." That was my mistake on the 1969 comment. I just have a hard time putting 1970 in the Beatles years, I guess. Anyway, my sincere apologies! Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 21 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 23:27:48 -0500 From: Country Paul Subject: Albums; one hit wonders Phil M: > I think of Zager & Evans as the poor man's Simon & Garfunkel. I must agree with Phil. The rest of you - please don't hate me. Don Charles wrote: > USA Today (December 5 - 07 edition) has two lengthy articles > predicting the imminent death of the album format. Phil M: > ...[I]n my cynicism I can't help but wonder if, given the > article's tone of nostalgia for the dying album, it wasn't > planted by the RIAA's P.R. department....My own belief is that > unless the record industry can find some way to truly prevent > its product from being copied and recopied, then what is doomed > isn't so much the album as the large-scale record company. The latest Alvin Toffler book, "The Third Wave" (I think that's the title), posits that we're on the cusp of just that. The first wave was agriculture; the second, indusry; and the thirs, information. In each case, the giants of each wave, as the wave subsided, tried desperately to hold on to what they had, often so desperately that it drove away the customers and caused them to set up alternate sources. Perhaps the coming demise - or at least transformation - of Big Music fulfills Toffler's theory. Phil again: > I think there may be a basic human need for long-form music, for > coherent collections of songs that only something like an album can > fulfill....[W]hat may occur...is the retention of the CD, or > something like it, with albums taking on a more grassroots role, > made and distributed by the artists themselves. Some artists have said they'd make more selling self-produced and -pressed CDs off the bandstand than signing with a major label and suffering all the creative accounting and hijinks that go along with it. I think this grassroots role is already happening - a few of my favorite releases of the past few years have been just this type of product/project. > But the music has always risen to the occasion.... Exactly - as long as there's a need to create and to listen to creations, the medium will ultimately be secondary, in service to the content. Friscopedro: > I honestly feel that listening to a vinyl album, pulled out of that > big cardboard sleeve with the square foot of artwork on it, and > flipped over manually at the end of side one, just has a completely > different vibe to it than listening to a CD, and I'm not talking > about an aural experience. Here's a way to stop mass bootlegging: back to vinyl. Digital copies don't degrade - copies from vinyl do. (Only half joking.) Orion: > Billboard would with their book "One Hit Wonders" state that any > artist/group that never had a song hit the top 40 again, was a one > hit wonder... Just a thought. An arbitrary and capricious designation, in my opinion, the kind that leads to Clear Channelization of the brain. I don't have charts and examples in front of me, or the time to research them, but many records that were "lower charters" have had a longer life spans as oldies than some of their larger brethren. OK for now - andmoreagain later.... Country Paul -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 22 Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 20:48:49 -0000 From: S'pop Team Subject: Re: Around The Corner / Musica Phil Hall: > I tried to load "Around The Corner" by The Duprees up to Musica > last night, but I got a message saying there was not enough > space. What's the trick for loading files? Dear Phil, Musica was full. Some space has now been created. So please do try again. Please note, if "Around The Corner" by the Duprees is available, or has ever been available, on a legal CD, kindly do not upload the track to musica. That would be against our rules. Thanks, The S'pop Team -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 23 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 17:18:22 -0800 (PST) From: Watson Macblue Subject: Re: Worst Rhyme In A Song? Laying aside for the moment that maybe two-thirds of the "rhymes" in modern rock are actually assonances (and the weird belief that the "s" at the end of a plural isn't really there when it comes to rhyming it), my personal bugbear has to be a rhyme in Joni Mitchell's For Free, which is made all the worse by the fact that it's a perfectly good rhyme to start with: I went shopping today for *jewels* (rhyme) And the children let out from the *schools* Nothing wrong with that. BUT Our Joni has to get some "style" involved, so she actually sings "... shopping today for jew - woo - woo - woo - WELLS". The way she sings it, the last syllable, misplaced stress and all, rhymes with "bells," so she is left with the bizarre need to *force* a good rhyme. She sings "...children let out from the schoo - woo - WELLS". God, that hurts. I haven't played Ladies Of The Canyon for years, and that's one of the reasons. Well, that and the sophomoric yodelling vocals, the whining God-it's-tough-being-rich lyrics, the clunky that-chord's-around-here- someplace piano-playing etc etc et-goddam-cetera. Add to that the worst grasp of meter since William McGonagall, and you have a true Modern Classic. Not. Now, just let me loose on that host of song-writing clowns who can't get the case difference between "you and me" and "you and I" ... Watson -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 24 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 19:55:04 -0500 From: Country Paul Subject: Irwin's "Gender Bias" music; early synths; Rainy Day discog additions; more Same-sex adaptations: Heard today - a synth version (but still rockin') of Z. Z. Top's "Legs" by a group called Like A Tim (I don't name 'em, just report 'em) with lead vocal by Gina D'Orio. No gender switching - "I want her, oh how I need her" was intact. Also heard another female-led group, Like A Team (same comment as above), doing a pretty nice versionm of the Beach Boys' "The Lonely Sea." Anyone have any leads on a female group called the Jarmelettes? "The Baby Money Song" is acapella with just percussion in somewhat of a girl-group style. All the above courtesy of Irwin Chusid on WFMU; Wednesday afternoons from 2-3pm (Eastern Time, US) he has a segment called "Gender Bias," one hour of female artists. (He even played Sue Thompson's "Norman" today!) It's archived at http://www.wfmu.org On to catching up again... Peter McDonnell wrote: > I think I heard that the first single to be number one in both > countries simultaneously was "Get Off Of My Cloud". I have no way > of knowing if that's erroneous. Anybody? One of the first UK hits I remember on US charts was Laurie London's "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands." Was this a simultaneous US/ UK hit? How high did it go in the UK? Re: The first song to use a synthesizer - would Max Crook's Musitrono in Del Shannon's "Runaway" count? Or would that be some form of organ? Incidentally, Irwin (again WFMU) played three Dutch synth artists from the mid-to-late-50's today, all of who were attempting to make pop music (instrumentals) and not just bleeps and bloops. These predate all we've been discussing. Wish I could remember their names; check the WFMU archives. Creds where due. Related note from Art Longmire; > One group that was mentioned in an earlier post was The United > States of America-I've never heard their album but have always > heard that it is great. Overall, yes. Much still holds up. "The American Metaphysical Circus" and "Love Song To The Dead Che" are outstanding, and the synth work is smoothly integrated into the whole track. USA is profiled in Irwin Chusid's book "Songs In The Key of Z" (www.keyofz.com). (There's that name again - and no, I'm not on Irwin's payroll.) First, Davie Gordon amazes everyone with the Gazette label discography, then he compiles a discography of Rainy Day Thank you!!! I'm completely blown away - and actually, I can even add a little to it: I think 45-8001 was The Flying Machine, James Taylor's pre-Apple group, and I believe the A-side was "Rainy Day Man." As I remember it was a bit more uptempo and a bit poppier arrangement than the Apple version. (We used to play it on WBRU occasionally as an alternate version.) There was also an album on the label by the same group, white cover with a sketch or illustration of some sort. Re: 45-8002, Chip Taylor's "You Should Be From Monterrey" is an exceptional quasi-Beach Boys song and arrangement drenched in Spectorian echo. The flip is "I'll Never Be Alone Again," a very pretty song which feels like a crossways rewrite of "Whiter Shade of Pale" (by Procol Harum, one of my - and Bob Rashkow's - favorite progressive groups). It's the same song as the Kathy McCord version, with the same instrumental track slightly remixed: the guitars are more prominent in the Taylor mix, and thus even more predictive of Daniel Lanois' production techniques than the McCord track. I also have a copy of the Jeanne Fox record, a self-duetted midtempo side, very nice arrangement by Chip Taylor on a less-than-memorable song. This DJ pressing is a double A side, so I can't help on the flip. I've taken the liberty of re-attaching your discography with the above additions, Davie, and thank you again. RAINY DAY distributed by Jubilee 45-8001 - possibly The Flying Machine [date?] possibly Rainy Day Man ? 45-8002 CHIP TAYLOR 08/67 You Should Be From Monterey I'll Never Be Alone Again Prod : Taylor-Gorgoni Production; Arr : Al; Gorgoni [this actually charted on KEXO,Colorado according a survey I found some time ago at the BroadcastAirchecks Yahoo group - maybe the only station to chart a Rainy Day release ] 45-8003 HARRY'S GROUP Under My Umbrella (Chip Taylor,Billy Vera) Old Man Trouble (Chip Taylor,Billy Vera) Prod : Chip Taylor,Billy Vera,Al Gorgoni 45-8004 ALICE CLARK 1968 You Got A Deal (Billy Vera) Say You'll Never (Never Leave Me) (Billy Vera) Prod : Billy Vera (UK issue = Action ACT4520, 03 /69) cd : both on "Got A Good Thing Going" (Sequel NEMCD785) 45-8005 THE M.S.Q. 06/68 Save A Place For Me (Billy Vera ..) Gee Baby (Billy Vera ..) Prod : Billy Vera 45-8006 KATHY McCORD 1968 I'll Give My Heart To You (Chip Taylor) I'll Never Be Alone Again (Chip Taylor,Al Gorgoni) Prod / Arr : Chip Taylor 45-8007 JEANNE FOX Working Girl (Chip Taylor) ? Prod / Arr : Chip Taylor,Al Gorgoni Ruby: > The history of House of the Rising Sun is interesting.... > http://customwire.ap.org/specials/interactives/rising_sun/american_tune.html > Hopefully the link works. It works indeed. Recommended reading and listening. Jimmy Botticelli: > Is that the same rekkid done by the Wildweeds and then Jimmy James > & The Vagabonds? Great rekkid. Mike Rashkow: > Don't know. It was written by Al Anderson who I think was at one > time NRBQ maybe and has become a major Nashville writer. FYI, Al was with "the Q" for 23 years. Harry Jay: > This one is for Country Paul: Have you heard of a 1946 cover of > "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie" by a girls group, they sounded like the > Andrews , but I don't think it was them. I've been looking for > years, I had it on 78, maybe you know someone that may have it. > Thanks. Harry, just saw your post. I may be old, but not THAT old! Age aside, I'm afraid I'm of no help here. Sorry. Don Charles: > What do y'all think about this? How will the death of albums impact > those of us who collect vintage pop and rock? My two cents; Personally, I miss singles, although I love albums too. Certain kinds of music seem to ask for certain formats. I think the record industry misses some form of singles, too; would their dollar volume be so low if there was a viable singles format? Oo-ee bop-a-cow, Country Paul -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 25 Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 22:52:05 -0500 From: Phil Milstein Subject: Re: He Hit Me / new 45s / Connie & Tom? Art Longmire wrote: > Speaking of masochism, I was doing some research on singer Clydie > King and came across this label scan: > http://www.geocities.jp/hideki_wtnb/2801a.jpg On UK Records. Wasn't that the label owned by Jonathan King? Bill Brown wrote: > There are still retail stores that carry new 45's. Circle CD's > in Cincinnati and it's second shop in Newport, KY are some of them. I'm curious what kind of new 45s they carry. Mostly indies, I would imagine. Are any labels still doing "oldies reissue" 45s anymore? Stuffed Animal wrote: > But was this Tom Wilson the same one who worked with Connie Francis > in 1967, producing her LIVE AT THE SAHARA IN LAS VEGAS and single > sides like "A Letter From A Soldier?" Could be -- wasn't she on MGM at that point? I doubt they'd have had two producers with the same name at the same time. Then again, if the Sahara album was genuinely live, I can't really imagine him going off to Vegas to supervise it. --Phil M. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------

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