[Dixielandjazz] Dixieland Movies - Molly
Sun, 11 Aug 2002 18:24:56 -0400
Well, if you build in a flood plain you can expect ...well, duh, floods!
Best to stay up on the mountain. That way it's just earthquakes and rolling
boulders to worry about!
I am on a moraine...fancy name for a high sand pile. We will meet our fate
when the weeds take over, then catch fire!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, August 11, 2002 4:59 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Dixieland Movies - Molly
> In a message dated 8/11/02 12:10:07 PM Central Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > Bob Neighbor loaned me a copy of the record Molly had done with when she
> > > 6-7 years old. It is a gas and well worth hearing if you never have.
> > took
> > > it on a friends radio show and played it. How many copies do you have
> > the
> > > garage there, Bob?
> > > Put one out on E Bay for the hell of it. I'll bet it will bring in
> > nice
> > > money.
> > >
> > > Jim Beebe
> > >
> > Bob answers:
> > Yes, it was a hell of an album with Skeets Herfurt (of Jimmy Dorsey
> > on
> > reeds. Both Skeets & Jim Maihack wrote the arrangements. Al
> > Smith (of High Sierra JB) on tpt & Maihack on tbn. George Rock (Of
> > Jones fame) wrote the liner notes. Dr. Ed Lawless took the pix & Dottie
> > Lawless (our DJML Listmate) designed the front cover. There is a pic of
> > on my web site, http://www.ringwald.com. Perhaps I should put up a
> > of tunes from it on the site?
> > Three years ago a used copy sold for $102 on EBay. a year & 1/2 ago, an
> > autographed copy, by Molly when she was 6, sold for $250. I only have a
> > couple copies left.
> > Bob
> > Placerville, CA
> Just as a footnote to this, Bob Neighbor's copy of your album with
> went down in a horrendous flood that Bob's house underwent. Neighbor is
> fine trumpet player who moved from Frisco to the Chicago area. A few
> back his house in Aurora, Il underwent a terrible deluge in the middle of
> night. Bob lost everything that was in his basement office and that
> a large number of Jazz LPs. He also lost all of his computer stuff and
> day he received a special delivery of a brand new computer. A bunch of
> friends in the Bay area had gotten together, chipped in and bought him a
> computer to replace the one lost in the flood.
> Jim Beebe