[Dixielandjazz] Re: The Molly Ringwald's

Grahame Parker parkerjaz at msn.com
Fri Apr 25 13:23:54 PDT 2003

There's also a listmate in Hamilton Ontario ( you know who you are ) whose 
daughter was in band a few years ago called the Dick Van Dykes.
Here in Phoenix there's a band named after a local TV weatherman, the Royal 
Know of any other examples of this ?
Grahame Parker
Cowboy mandolinist
Phoenix AZ

>From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
>To: dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com
>Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Re: The Molly Ringwald's
>Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 15:44:48 +0000
>Ringwald writes (regarding a band in New Orleans called "The Molly 
>>  Yes, we know about them.  It is an 80s band.  They have no connection to 
>>I understand that because it is not connected with movies or TV, being a
>>different part of show business, it would be very difficult to make them
>>stop using the name.
>>I suppose it could be done, but would be very expensive.
>Is there any credibility to the notion that this may actually be good for 
>Molly in the sense that it is keeping her name before the public? If Molly 
>is not demeaned and the name indicates admiration for her then is is 
>possible that you may not want to squelch it?
>I'm certainly not advocating this notion but I do wonder about such things 
>from time to time.
>Respectfully submitted,
>Bill Gunter
>jazzboard at hotmail.com
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