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Spectropop - Digest Number 1830



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There are 12 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Re: Jim Capaldi
           From: Richard Williams 
      2. Re: DynoVoice help needed
           From: George Schowerer 
      3. Re: Nashville Katz
           From: Rich Grunke 
      4. Re: Nashville cats
           From: Austin Roberts 
      5. Re: Eddy Mitchell in Tennessee
           From: Dave Monroe 
      6. Re: Bobby Vee's "Here Today"
           From: Chris Brame 
      7. Re: Nashville Cats
           From: Joe Nelson 
      8. Re: Buzz Cason -- "Nashville In The Summertime"
           From: Davie L Gordon 
      9. label scan sought!
           From: Martin Roberts 
     10. Mamie Van Doren comes to musica
           From: Billy G Spradlin 
     11. Re: Tip Tops on Parkway
           From: Billy G Spradlin 
     12. Re: Righteous Bros. issues
           From: Peter Richmond 


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Message: 1 Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 21:03:31 +0000 From: Richard Williams Subject: Re: Jim Capaldi Just got back from Jim Capaldi's funeral at All Saints' parish church, Marlow. Very well attended, with good representation of people who were signed to or worked at or with Island Records in the '60s and '70s, including the perennially underrated Jess Roden (now a graphic designer, hasn't sung in four years), Mike Kellie of Spooky Tooth (back in Birmingham, "putting a little band together"), Simon Kirke of Free, who flew in from NY to give a eulogy, and Joe Boyd. Halfway through, Steve Winwood got up and sat at a piano and sang a short, quiet medley: one perfect verse each of "The Low Spark Of High-Heeled Boys", "Dear Mr Fantasy" and "40,000 Headmen". To say the spine of everyone present tingled would be an understatement -- it was electrifying. As it was when the recording of "Walking In The Wind" was played as the congregation left. Myself, I veer towards the New Orleans view of funerals: make them a good send-off, and take the chance to see people you haven't met in years. This was one of those. Richard Williams -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 14:43:28 -0800 (PST) From: George Schowerer Subject: Re: DynoVoice help needed Mick Patrick asked: > I'm hoping someone out there has copies of the following 45s: > DynoVoice 236, 1967 > The Girl Watchers "Music To Watch Girls By (Pt. 1)"/"Pt. 2" "Music To Watch Girls By" was produced by Bob Crewe and arrangements were by Hutch Davie. These sessions were recorded at Mirasound in NYC by me in the latter part of the '60s, on both 8- and 16-track Ampex recorders. Mirasound no longer exists. Regards, George Schowerer -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 22:55:51 -0000 From: Rich Grunke Subject: Re: Nashville Katz > MGM 13700 THE LOVIN' COHENS (Feb 67) > Nashville Katz (John Sebastian) > Prod : Bobby Weinstein The song is now playing at TweedleDee's Drive-In: http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/TweedleeDumsDrive-In/ sixtiesoldiesguy -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 18:40:11 -0500 From: Austin Roberts Subject: Re: Nashville cats Just as an aside, I cut the Rocky album in Nashville. I was told by several record folks that my single of Rocky was the biggest single to come out of Nashville in 1975. Whether that's true, I hope so. What a braggart I am! Austin Roberts -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 16:22:36 -0800 (PST) From: Dave Monroe Subject: Re: Eddy Mitchell in Tennessee Frank wrote: > If you really feel like listening to a Nashville-recorded > French singer album (nobody's perfect), the best one > may be "Eddy Mitchell in Nashville". I don't have that one, but I see that it's readily available on CD. That "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town" alone (amazon.fr's great for soundclips) ... andif I'm reading correctly, his "Made In U.S.A." album was mostly recorded in Nashville as well. I still prefer "L'Epopee du Rock" and his cover of "Satisfaction." For the record, there's also his "De Londres Memphis" (1967), recorded, respectively, at Pye and Muscle Shoals. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 08:07:04 -0000 From: Chris Brame Subject: Re: Bobby Vee's "Here Today" Bob Celli wrote: > ... have "Here Today", tack sharp in mono, from a safety copy > reel. I'll put them up as soon as some room becomes available > in musica. Thanks so much Bob, this is such a great record that I hope it gets more attention. I first found out about it two years ago when I found two brand-new audition copies (mono, of course) from a couple day's search through the 45 bins at Canterbury Records in Pasadena. Well worth the effort! Chris -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 11:43:34 -0500 From: Joe Nelson Subject: Re: Nashville Cats Bob Witkin wrote: > There was a parody of "Nashville Cats' called "Noshville Katz" by > the Lovin' Cohens - with the line "Noshville Katz he runs a kosher > deli'. I was thinking more along the lines of "Nashville Klutz". Here's where I am so far. Contributions from the list are welcome. "There's 157 orthopedic surgeons in Nashville And if you stub your toe along the Music Row You gonna need you some cashville Because it costs a lot to pay an orthopedic surgeon in Nashville And if the label don't pick up the bill Then I don't know how the hell I will." To be continued? Joe Nelson -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 23:04:03 -0000 From: Davie L Gordon Subject: Re: Buzz Cason -- "Nashville In The Summertime" I'm not sure if anybody's answered this musica query -- if so, my apologies. Buzz Cason's "Nashville In The Summertime" was issued on Elf (90032) around August 1969. The other side (which I think was the A-side) was "Adam And Eve." Davie Gordon -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 23:41:14 -0000 From: Martin Roberts Subject: label scan sought! Desperately seeking a demo label scan of Doris Day's: "Move Over Darling" / "Twinkle Lullaby" (Columbia 42912) or "Rainbow's End" (Columbia 43099) Thank you, Martin -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 10 Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2005 08:05:27 -0000 From: Billy G Spradlin Subject: Mamie Van Doren comes to musica I posted Mamie Van Doren's "The Boy Catcher's Theme" to musica. Audio Fidelity AF 133 -- from the sound (lots of Herb Alpert-inspired horn charts) I'd say it's from 1966 or '67. Anyone have info about this 45? Any follow-ups or an LP from the same label? Billy http://listen.to/jangleradio -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 11 Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2005 08:12:33 -0000 From: Billy G Spradlin Subject: Re: Tip Tops on Parkway Austin Powell wrote: > The Tip Tops 45 came out as Parkway 868. The A-side, "Oo Koo > Ka Boo," has Mann-Apell as the writers; the flip, "He's Braggin'", > lists Jackson-Josephs. Like most Cameo/Parway acts of the time, they also "borrowed" each others' songs for album tracks. Chubby did "Oo-Kook-A-Boo" on his "Beach Party" LP, and The Orlons also recorded "He's Braggin," which I have on a Wyncote LP called "Dance A Go-Go With The Stars". Billy http://listen.to/jangleradio -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 12 Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 16:45:53 -0000 From: Peter Richmond Subject: Re: Righteous Bros. issues Mick Patrick asked: > I'm hoping someone out there has copies of the following 45s: > Moonglow 5007, 1967 > The Girl Watchers "Got My Mojo Working"/"Lonely Avenue" The Girl Watchers' "Got My Mojo Working" (McKinley Morganfield aka Muddy Waters) / "Lonely Avenue" (Doc Pomus) was originally released on Lola 003. It was then leased to Moonglow Records, who released it on Moonglow 5007. The original Lola matrix numbers are still in the deadwax, although they have a line through them. There are no producer or arranger credits on the label. The delta matrix number in the deadwax, 59294, indicates that it was released in November 1965. I don't have the single itself but would really like to hear it as it's often said to be The Righteous Brothers. Someone contacted me on my website a while back who was totally convinced it was them, but the person never did send a recording of the tracks, so I am still none the wiser. Bill Mulvy wrote: > Re: Review of Dick Bartley Presents: Classic Oldies 1965-1969 > There is a additional instrumental passage at the beginning of > "You've Lost That Lovin Feeling". Bill, I hope I don't appear to be nit-picking but it was actually "Soul And Inspiration". Some of you may already be aware that The Righteous Brothers are to be the next subject for movie producer Arthur Friedman, who has optioned feature rights from Bill Medley and David Cohen, The Righteous Brothers' manager. Peter www.righteousbrothersdiscography.com -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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