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Spectropop - Digest Number 1260

               SPECTROPOP - Spectacular! Retro! Pop!

There are 25 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. one helluva day
           From: Phil Milstein 
      2. Re: Jeff Lynne/70s clothes
           From: Peter Kearns 
      3. Re: Vinyl Junkies
           From: James Botticelli 
      4. Gene Hughes benefit show update
           From: Skip Woolwine 
      5. Re: new-old discovery
           From: Phil Milstein 
      6. Record Collecting as Darwinian Residue
           From: Rex Srother 
      7. Re: Female record collectors
           From: Art Longmire 
      8. Re: You Gave Me Somebody to Love
           From: Jeff Lemlich 
      9. Q's for Rashkovsky & Ron Dante
           From: Jeff Lemlich 
     10. Don Costa
           From: Steveo 
     11. Chuck Berry's best/Austin Roberts
           From: Guy Lawrence 
     12. Re: Spine shiverers
           From: John Sellards 
     13. Re: Eddie Rambeau / To Introduce myself
           From: Dan Hughes 
     14. the Bermudas
           From: George 
     15. Re: the stereo/mono debate
           From: Art Longmire 
     16. Re: Female Record Collectors
           From: Phil Milstein 
     17. Re: the (un)original hits by the original artists!
           From: Richard Havers 
     18. Welcome to Ed Rambeau
           From: Laura 
     19. Re: the (un)original hits by the original artists!
           From: Art Longmire 
     20. Re: The Bermudas
           From: Mick Patrick 
     21. Re: To Introduce myself
           From: Artie Butler 
     22. Re: Vinyl Junkies
           From: Mike Stachurski 
     23. Re: Lorna Dune
           From: Rat Pfink 
     24. Brain Dead
           From: Mike Rashkow 
     25. Welcome Eddie Rambeau!
           From: Mark 

Message: 1 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 17:13:10 +0000 From: Phil Milstein Subject: one helluva day A recent response here (which I can't at present locate) seemed to throw a wet blanket on my report of a rumor that Michael Brown had written three of his most enduring songs all in one day. Fair enough, but I did find a similar claim while perusing Spectropop's reprint of Tony Russell's Guardian obit of Don Gibson: > What established him was writing 'Sweet Dreams', a hit in > 1956 for Faron Young but now inseparably linked with the > name of Patsy Cline, who recorded it seven years later. > 'Oh, Lonesome Me' and 'I Can't Stop Loving You' followed > in 1957, both written, Gibson claimed, on the same day, > June 7. Dang. --Phil M. Spectropop Remembers: Don Gibson: Johnny Cash: Teddy Randazzo: Arthur Conley: Dick St. John: -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 22:43:38 -0000 From: Peter Kearns Subject: Re: Jeff Lynne/70s clothes Richard Hattersley wrote: > Abba suffered exactly the same attitude from the serious rock > press. I think it comes with being succesful in the 70's. Elton was successful, and his was some of the most serious music around till about '77. > Everybody remembers what ridiculous clothes they were > wearing and it clouds their judgement of the music. They were ALL wearing ridiculous clothes. Ha ha. But let's face it, when it comes to the music press, the vast majority know much more about clothes and we can't have them talking of something they know nothing about can we?! Peter. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 17:26:15 -0500 From: James Botticelli Subject: Re: Vinyl Junkies Paul Bryant wrote: > Record collecting... what do we actually mean? There > are different varieties. I don't collect records as > such, I collect the kinds of music I love. It's on > tape, cd and vinyl (most of the vinyl is now of course > in the loft.) I've never wanted to have the original > record in the original sleeve - I guess that's what I > mean by record collectors. I don't know what's rare > and what's not. The desire for rarity comes more I think from overexposure to the everyday than a desire for rarity for its own sake, although a bit of that pathology creeps into my searches on occasion. Rarity implies to me unheard and unknown and when it comes to picking up oldies, since I've heard so much during my 55 years, I need something 'new' and at this stage of the game that means rare practically by definition. > Another breed of collectors is the Completists. I > know a John Fahey completist and his collection of > different editions of each album is a sight to behold > - it's like visiting a library. I think some people > are record label completists, but I never met any. Are > there any Completists on this list I wonder? I spent about 15 years wanting to own every sweet soul group ballad 45 out there. I have about 2500 of 'em but that's not complete. I've reached the stage where I am saturated and don't want any more. In fact I want less to make more room for more different records. > If your > version of Completism also requires that you collect > every known bootleg of your particular musical > obsession then you're truly doomed. I only ever came > across one female bootleg trader and one female > completist. Music may be universal but that kind of > doggedness and endurance seems to be a male thing. The theory, according to a woman I know, is that women by definition embrace things holistically and differently than men who want to quantify and qualify life, generally a non-quantifiable experience. This translates to racing pages, sports stats and, yes, records. Record collectors in fact are more jock than many sports fans. There's more to keep track of and know the stats of. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 13:07:40 -0600 From: Skip Woolwine Subject: Gene Hughes benefit show update S'poppers, the latest roster info for the Gene Hughes Benefit Concert in Nashville. (I'm producing radio PSAs BTW). Skip BENEFIT CONCERT: "Rockin' At The Trap" "Friends come together for the benefit of industry vet Gene Hughes" TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2004 7:00 PM THE TRAP, NASHVILLE A Benefit From The Heart for Gene Hughes Enjoy an evening of classic Rock 'n Roll. Proceeds to benefit Gene Hughes, lead singer of the CASINOS ("Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye") Gene, a long time music industry veteran, has sustained injuries resulting from an automobile accident in Nashville. Many of his friends and recording artists will be performing at to raise funds to offset his medical bills. Artists confirmed to perform are: CLIFFORD CURRY, BRUCE CHANNEL, LARRY HENLEY OF THE NEWBEATS, DICKEY LEE, BUZZ CASON (GARRY MILES), BUCKY WILKIN (RONNY AND THE DAYTONAS), T. GRAHAM BROWN, GARY TALENT (BOXTOPS), AUSTIN ROBERTS, STEVE JARRELL AND THE SONS OF THE BEACH! More artists to be announced. Tickets are $10 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased online @ Donations may be made by sending a check or money order to: GIFT 2804 Azalea Place, Nashville, TN 37204 For more information call 615/383-8682 (Buzz Cason's office) Skip Woolwine Emmons Hicks Woolwine and Associates 708 Tern Court Nashville, TN 37221 (615) 376-6462 Fax: (615) 463-0454 -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 18:17:35 +0000 From: Phil Milstein Subject: Re: new-old discovery John Sellards wrote: > What is the one vintage song you've recently discovered that > completely knocked you out? The best new-old thing I've heard lately is a raggedy-ass rehearsal take of "I've Had It" by The Slades (originally The Spades), included on Ace's 1998 collection The Domino Records Story. In fact, the entire CD is a revelation to me, highlighted by such blazing numbers as The Slades' "You Cheated", their follow-up "You Gambled," Joyce Harris's (backed by The Slades) answer "I Cheated," The Slades' reworking of the classic "Summertime", and Joyce Harris's wrecklessly libidinous "No Way Out" (the promo photo of her, included in the booklet, is a stone eyepopper). The label's sound was primarily in the rocknroll/rockabilly vein (Ray Campi, for instance, contributes a killer "My Screamin' Screamin' Mimi"), yet diverse, with The Daylighters contributing some excellent R&B sides, some great whiteboy doo-wop ("You Cheated") by The Slades, and some real good pop ballads (mostly by Joyce Webb). Rob Finnis handled this compilation, and his liner notes tell the story of a most unique record company. The Austin-based Domino was essentially a consortium formed by a dozen or so songwriting students, led by their instructor. They started with some decent resources and a lot of energy and enthusiasm, yet little hands-on experience. Domino peaked with the success of "You Cheated" in 1958 but went into decline shortly after, due to some strategical missteps, some bad luck (such as The Slades, their cornerstone act, all in college and unwilling to do proper touring), and an inability -- or unwillingness -- to play the Payola game. Members of the ownership group departed in semi-regular spurts, and when the end came, in 1961, the consortium was left with just three members (all women, by the way) in it. I believeThe Domino Records Story is still in print. Check Ace's website, at --Phil M. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 16:00:49 -0700 From: Rex Srother Subject: Record Collecting as Darwinian Residue My wife and I discussed record collecting apres-viewing "High Fidelity" (an upbeat homage to record collecting I'd say, as opposed to say "Ghost World" which was kind of sad). She postulated that "list-making" and "record- collecting" might be left over from the male's Darwinian instinct of categorizing and ranking - choosing the alpha and sub-males in a tribe or herd. While we still do this socially (who's wearing the Italian suit at the reunion), she suspects men are hardwired to continue this down "need" to rank down to "Which 5 songs best represent cross-dressing" or "My compleat discography of Johnny Cymbal red vinyl Kapp Japanese releases". -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 22:59:26 -0000 From: Art Longmire Subject: Re: Female record collectors Kim Cooper wrote: > No female record collectors? Hmm, maybe we just keep a > little quieter about habit than y'all do. Few female > COLLECTORS period? Who d'ya think is buying all those > dolls, Hummel figurines, Beanie Babies, teapots and > depression glass? Hello Kim, I think you're right on the money as far the gals being quieter about it. I'm fascinated by the differences between men and women's collecting habits, and how people first got into this hobby in the first place. It's true there are whole genres of music in which I have never heard of a female collector-"doo-wop", for instance. Also rarely hear of women collecting blues recordings. It does seem that as far as memory goes, in junior high and high school there were an equal number of male and female music fans-I'm not sure why that would translate into many more men becoming record collectors as adults. By the way, I checked out your Scram website and read the Emmitt Rhodes interview excerpt, it was excellent. His reminiscences of his time in the Palace Guard is a fascinating and troubling story. I have been an Emmitt Rhodes fan ever since late 1970 when his song "Fresh As a Daisy" was a pretty big hit on my local radio station KFXM. Although I'm a bit ashamed to say I never bought the 45-my allowance at the time didn't stretch quite far enough to enable me to purchase it! I have the Orange Empire 45 "Like Falling Sugar" but I'll never look at it in quite the same way again after reading your interview. Art Longmire -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 18:14:17 -0500 From: Jeff Lemlich Subject: Re: You Gave Me Somebody to Love Mark: > John Sellards -- thought you might like to know that "You Gave Me > Somebody to Love" came out on two different major labels, Warner > Bros. and Mercury. There are two other versions of the song that I'm > familiar with, both by artists from Philadelphia (just like the > Dreamlovers): > Billy Harner, the great blue-eyed soulster (Heritage 823) and the > Ambassadors do a slightly more uptempo version on their Arctic > LP, "Soul Summit" (which Jamie/Guyden released on CD some time ago). There was also a version by Purple Reign on RCA, from the late 70s. Jeff Lemlich -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:11:55 -0000 From: Jeff Lemlich Subject: Q's for Rashkovsky & Ron Dante Country Paul wrote: > Mike Rashkow, I didn't know you wrote "Mary In The Morning" - > nice song. For a music junkie like myself, 1650 (and 1619) > Broadway were the centers of the universe at that time. I guess this is a good time to ask Rashkovsky if any soul artists recorded "Mary In The Morning". I think the lyrics to this song would lend themselves well to a deep soul rendition -- "The ache is there, so deep inside me". Ron Dante -- were you the singer on a 1967 song called "Flower Girl", produced by Al Kasha? Thanks, guys, and keep up the informative posts! Jeff Lemlich The Limestone Lounge Florida Music Forum -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 10 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 15:36:09 -0800 (PST) From: Steveo Subject: Don Costa Anybody have any great stories about genius arranger Don Costa? Would love to hear them. Steveo -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 11 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:48:08 -0000 From: Guy Lawrence Subject: Chuck Berry's best/Austin Roberts While I fear a thread on great Chuck Berry lyrics could go on ad infinitum I simply can't resist giving my own favourite a shout. From "Brown Eyed Handsome Man": "Milo Venus was a beautiful lass She had the world in the palm of her hand But she lost both her arms in a wrestling match To get a brown eyed handsome man" The same song also contains an amazing piece of surreal poetry: "Flying across the desert in a TWA, I saw a woman walking 'cross the sand She been a walkin' thirty miles en route to Bombay To get a brown eyed handsome man" - then there's the stunning baseball verse. As I said talking about Chuck's good points could go on forever! Austin, I have all the 1910 Fruitgum Co. albums right here next to me and I can't find your name on any of them. Might you be thinking of another bubblegum act or should I have got my 45s out? Massive respect to you, by the way, for that cool Scooby Doo vocal! All the best, Guy -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 12 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:17:18 -0000 From: John Sellards Subject: Re: Spine shiverers > here seen my old friend Bobby" in Abraham, Martin and John > (BTW, happy birthday, Martin), That's the record of my favorite shiver moment, but it's the flip side! Easily in my all-time top 10, "Daddy Rollin' (In Your Arms)" - especially the last verse where Dion catches that magical something about the blues that Howlin' Holf does in "Smokestack Lightnin'" or even Elvis does in "Blue Moon" or "Tomorrow Is A Long Time" - is the ultimate shiver moment for me. John Sellards -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 13 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 17:15:02 -0600 From: Dan Hughes Subject: Re: Eddie Rambeau / To Introduce myself Eddie, welcome to the group and thanks to Rosemarie for her help in dragging you in! You said "For those of you who do not remember me"....I don't think that is gonna be a problem around here! I'm working on Diane far I've had a gentle turndown with a hint (as least I took it that way) of perhaps later--I sent her the note you posted and am hoping maybe that will help sway her. You might drop her an invite too! Who are some of the producers and writers you remember best from those crazy teen days? We'd love to hear stories! Thanks again for hooking up with us; I think you're gonna have a ball here..... ---Dan -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 14 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:56:56 -0000 From: George Subject: the Bermudas Brians Doo Wop Fixx (R.I.P) introduced to me a new song by Asian girl group the Bermudas, called Blue Dreamer. I can't find much on them on the 'net. I've got their Chu Sen Ling and Donnie which are gorgeous and I'd like to get a copy of Blue Dreamer. Can anyone help?? -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 15 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:22:13 -0000 From: Art Longmire Subject: Re: the stereo/mono debate Mike McKay wrote: > A further consequence: the classic songs heard on > Oldies radio stations are often wildly different > from the way they sounded when they were contemporary > hits...and yet all but the most avid listeners don't > even realize this and come to accept what they hear > today as the real McCoy. Paul Bryant wrote: > Not only that, but not infrequently when you buy CD > collections, you find some horrible re-recorded > version slipped in there without it being made clear. > People who do this should be hunted down & strung up > on the city walls by their thumbs as an awful warning > to other entertainment biz execs. The CDs that have re-recorded versions are usually marked, you get a "warning"-although sometimes it's in very small print. What I really hate are these CDs they're pushing where the fine print says "These are re-recordings featuring at least one member of the original group"-just terrible. The only time I was ever fooled was when I bought what I thought was a greatest hits album by Sam and Dave on Gusto Records. It turned out to be all re-recordings, and all inferior to the originals. But since I got it for just a dollar at a thrift store, it was no great loss! Sometimes these rip-offs have a silver lining, however. Another thrift store purchase I found was a late 60's compilation album on Design Records that prominently featured several tracks by "Simon and Garfunkel" -these proved to be rare Paul Simon solo tracks from the late 50's-early 60's. And there were other great songs by Roy Orbison, Chuck Jackson, Johnny Rivers (a song from the 50's where he sounds about 12 years old) and other great artists. All vintage stuff, but the label was pushing it as new recordings! Art Longmire -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 16 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 18:13:51 +0000 From: Phil Milstein Subject: Re: Female Record Collectors Larry Lapka wrote: > Women also have a disease called throwawayitis. If it > isn't properly place, it is in the garbage. I can > absolutely remember the first time I ever talked back > to my mom (by the way, she also collects records, come > to think of it). She threw out a whole load of may > comic books in about 1963. I took them out of the > garbage, and in my six year old vernacular told her in > no uncertain terms not to touch my things. I still > have each and every one of those comic books today. This same principle applies to women's vs. men's attitudes to their old clothes ... --Phil M. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 17 Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 00:18:05 +0000 From: Richard Havers Subject: Re: the (un)original hits by the original artists! C Ponti wrote: > My other fave is "Give A Damn", which started out as a > public service announcement and became a full song.... It's one of the greats. It doubles as spine tingler when Spanky sings "or put your girl to sleep sometime with rats instead of nursery rhymes." For me it's one of the most powerful songs to come out of the era.....and still holds up today. Near the end when the vocals drift off into the piano break is another S/T moment. Richard -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 18 Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 00:22:29 -0000 From: Laura Subject: Welcome to Ed Rambeau Eddie Rambeau wrote: > Hi folks, this is Eddie Rambeau and I've heard a great deal > about this group from my web designer, Rosemarie Edwards, > in England. > For those of you who do not remember hit in 1965 > was "Concrete and Clay" and I also wrote Diane Renay's > "NAVY BLUE" and "KISS ME, SAILOR" along with many other > top 100 songs. > Hope this find all the members of this group well and let me > also take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year. > > Ed Rambeau Hello Ed, Great to have you aboard! You'll find a lot of friendly, knowledgeable people here, and I'm sure I speak for a bunch of folks when I say we're looking forward to your posts. Thanks for the link to your site and group. Rosemarie does a great job on both! Welcome to the Spectro group, Laura -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 19 Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 00:31:37 -0000 From: Art Longmire Subject: Re: the (un)original hits by the original artists! Mike McKay wrote: > "A further consequence: the classic songs heard on > Oldies radio stations are often wildly different from > the way they sounded when they were contemporary > hits...and yet all but the most avid listeners don't > even realize this and come to accept what they hear > today as the real McCoy." Stewart Mason: > The most egregious example I know of this is Spanky > and Our Gang's "Like To Get To Know You," which I knew > and loved first as an oldies radio hit and then on a > used vinyl copy of the compilation SPANKY'S GREATEST > HIT(S). I always marveled at how deeply weird this > song was structurally, with a coda that's nearly as > long as the body of the song itself. So imagine my > disappointment when I laid hands on the original album > and discovered that this was because said coda was > actually a reprise from the end of side two that was > edited onto the song for the compilation, which then > became the standard form of the song! > I've never seen the original single: does it have this > coda edited onto it as well? C Ponti wrote: > I worship Spanky & Our Gang! That record and "Sunday Will > Never Be The Same" are incredible. I have the "Best Of.." > and I wear it out. The guys in that band were in a college > choir together and were really good technical singers. > McFarlane is as good as it gets and was much more than a > Cass Elliot imitator, though many saddled her with that. > My other fave is "Give A Damn", which started out as a > public service announcement and became a full song.... You said a mouthful...I just love Spanky and Our Gang, a group that "serious" music historians will probably always overlook. "Like To Get To Know You" is probably my favorite record by them, along with "It Ain't Necessarily Byrd Avenue"-I love that lyric "Up to my brain in rain"! The "coda" section of "Like To Get To Know You", commented on in an earlier post, is one of my favorite "spine-chilling" moments, especially the mono version on 45. I just wish some enterprising record company would issue the group's original albums on CD...Collector's Choice, maybe, since they finally saw fit to issue the Association's catalogue recently. Does anyone else have the New Wine Singers LP, this was Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane's first group. It's more of a straight folk LP. Art Longmire -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 20 Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 01:09:52 -0000 From: Mick Patrick Subject: Re: The Bermudas George wrote: > Brians Doo Wop Fixx (R.I.P) introduced to me a new song by > Asian girl group the Bermudas, called Blue Dreamer. I can't > find much on them on the 'net. I've got their Chu Sen Ling > and Donnie which are gorgeous and I'd like to get a copy of > Blue Dreamer. Can anyone help?? Is California in Asia? :-) Seriously, I can't help you with a copy of the Bermudas' 'Blue Dreamer' (Era 3133, 1964), George, but I can tell you a little about the group. Allow me to quote a paragraph from the "Where The Girls Are, Vol 5" CD booklet. I wrote it, so it must all be true! HA! Seriously, the information came from Rebecca Page, a member of the Bermudas: The Bermudas, the Majorettes, the Georgettes, Joanne & the Triangles and Beverly & the Motorscooters: these are just some of the recording appellations used by singer-songwriter-producer- businesswoman Rickie Page and the female members of her musical family. She and her omnipresent husband George Motola also ran Troy Records, the original 1964 outlet for 'MY BOYFRIEND' by BECKY & THE LOLLIPOPS, yet another name used by the Page clan. This particular outfit comprised Rebecca 'Becky' Page, her older sister Joanna, their mother Rickie and Susie Kuykendoll, Rickie's sister. Rebecca shared lead vocals with Rickie, whose oldest daughter Sheilah sometimes took her place in photos of the group. In 1957 Rickie Page had begun a stream of recordings using her own name for every label under the California sun, not to mention some in Nashville. She also waxed as a member of the Jordanaires, the Spectors Three and Bobby 'Boris' Pickett's Crypt-Kickers; factors which make her one of the unsung heroines of the early- 1960s Los Angeles scene. Rickie is still active in the music business, composing songs from her base in Fresno, California. Find a review of the CD by Sheila B in the S'pop Recommends section: Hey la, Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 21 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 19:55:44 EST From: Artie Butler Subject: Re: To Introduce myself Hi Eddie, I remember you, and thought I would just say hi. Hope you are well. Best regards, Artie Butler -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 22 Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 14:00:52 +1300 From: Mike Stachurski Subject: Re: Vinyl Junkies Hi all I don't think that it is just the collecting of vinyl /CDs/ cassettes, etc. that appears to be a male preserve. Although there are some notable exceptions (Lillian Roxon, Caroline Coon, Gerri Hirshey and others), the vast bulk of the writing upon our musical past has been done by men, as well. Those who, like me, are into music trivia, labels, catalogue numbers and chart positions (yada yada yada...), are, in my experience at least, generally male as well. Joel Whitburn, Tim Rice, Paul Gambaccini, Norm N. Nite, and all of the people of my acquaintance who compile databases of record label master numbers etc. -- male. Must be something in the DNA... ;) A belated Antipodean welcome to Austin Roberts (loved your stuff since I was a lot smaller than I am now ;), and Ron Dante (same spiel...). Never thought I'd see the day when I could talk to you. Cheers, Mike Stachurski, Librarian-in-training DUNEDIN, NZ "Learn everything, a narrow education displeases." Hugh of St. Victor (c.1090-1141) -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 23 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 19:16:46 -0500 From: Rat Pfink Subject: Re: Lorna Dune Artie Wayne wrote: > Lorna Dune was Lorna Wright. Gary Wright ["Dreamweaver"] > was her brother. Phil Milstein wrote: > Interesting! So she was a British woman who lived in the > NYC area and did regular session work in the studios there? What makes you think she was British? Gary Wright's from New Jersey. RP -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 24 Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 20:43:03 EST From: Mike Rashkow Subject: Brain Dead Would the fine person who corresponded wiht me about meeting Stanley (Dino) Costa out on the West Coast kindly remind me of who you are. Thanks. Duh duh, Rashkovsky -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 25 Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 01:40:41 GMT From: Mark Subject: Welcome Eddie Rambeau! Hi and welcome to the great Eddie Rambeau! "Concrete and Clay" is truly a classic! Best, Mark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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