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There are 3 messages in this issue.


Topics in this digest:

      1. "It's A Go-Go Place"
           From: David Zimelis 
      2. Darlene Love on Saturday Night Live
           From: David A Young 
      3. Re: "Scarlet O'Hara"
           From: Einar Einarsson Kvaran 


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________________________________________________________________________ Message: 1 Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 02:11:13 -0000 From: David Zimelis Subject: "It's A Go-Go Place" Hello. David Zimelis (second time poster, first time contributor to Musica) here. Responding to Phil's post, I just posted an .mp3 of "It's A Go-Go Place" by J.J. Cale. The vital statistics are: Written by Cale, Russell, Lesslie Liberty 55840 Released in 1965 Published by Viva Music. I know who Cale is & I assume Russell is Leon Russell. Who is Lesslie? I also have the flip side "Dick Tracy" if anyone is interested. Merry/Happy Whatever. DZ -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 23:53:16 -0000 From: David A Young Subject: Darlene Love on Saturday Night Live Happy holidays, y'all! I've uploaded Darlene's Spectoresque recording of "Christmastime for the Jews" to musica for your seasonal amusement. It's better with the visuals, but enjoyable on its own nonetheless. Enjoy! David A. Young -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 18:29:27 -0800 (PST) From: Einar Einarsson Kvaran Subject: Re: "Scarlet O'Hara" Previously: > In 1963 Tony (Meehan) returned to performing, as a duo with > Jet Harris, another ex-Shadow. Together they charted with > the memorable "Diamonds", "Scarlett O'Hara" and "Applejack"... Justin McDevitt: > I have a recording of Scarlett O'Hara from a 1963 Lawrence > Welk Lp, which I remember hearing on American Bandstand. I > also recall hearing a second version of this track, a bit > more up-tempo, (with even a saxophone in the instrumental > mix) which I heard on one of the local rock stations. I > wouldn't think the second version that I heard was the Tony > Meehan-Jet Harris production since I would imagine that it > was similar in sound to the Welk recording, minus the violins. > Therefore, was there a third version which had minor airplay > on some US radio stations in the late spring of 1963? I just listened to Harris & Meehan's Scarlet [hmmmmmmmm, only one "t"] and it starts with some saxes but mostly has French horns and an orchestra and choir big enough to do a respectable version of Handel's Messiah. It was written by "Lordan" [Jerry Lordan ??] if that helps pin it down - and was released in 1963. Oh yes, it is 20 degrees [F] in Taos, NM. Einar -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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