[Dixielandjazz] Re: Proper Records - Spike Jones
dingle at baldwin-net.com
Sun Dec 12 06:36:21 PST 2004
David W. Littlefield wrote:
>At 12:01 AM 12/12/2004 -0800, Stan Brager wrote:
>>Thanks for the information and correction, Bill. I'm surprised that there
>>isn't much of Spike Jones music available.
>I count 13 Spike Jones CDs in my collection. As I recall, the AVIDS are RCA
>commercial records, the Collectors Music 3-bie is transcriptions, etc.
>Bill Haesler wrote
>>>due to copyright complications, I do not think
>>>that they are available in the US.
>Not to worry--just order 'em from Jerry.
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Overlooked are the British-made Harlequin LPs' and later CD's of Spike
Jones, mostly from AFR and other transcriptions, with many numbers never
recorded commerically. A friend, John Wood of England, had a hand in the
compilation and has sent me several of these and the quality is quite
good...better than the old Commanf Performance scratcht acetate
16-inchers that dad managed to hang onto. John was also patienct with
this Yank...explaining that Hants meant Hampsire inthe postal
address. Who would have known?
Over here we ask for a wake up call...so it was also surprising that if
that's what we wanted we needed to ask to be "knocked up" at 7. What a
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