[Dixielandjazz] Re: Hamming Up Our National Anthem

Mike Durham mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 3 22:53:27 PST 2004

Bill, I guess it was the lyric and its similarity to "Oh say can you see" 
and I read the coment about the radio ban on the liner notes to a Manone Lp 
some - inded many! - years ago.

>From: Bill Haesler <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au>
>To: Mike Durham 
><mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com>,<dwlit at cpcug.org>,<dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
>Subject: Re: Hamming Up Our National Anthem
>Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 09:20:16 +1100
>on 3/2/04 8:07 PM, Mike Durham at mikedurham_jazz at hotmail.com wrote:
> > You guys have come a long way since the radio stations banned dear old
>Wingy's record of "Oh Say, Can You Swing" from airplay (late 30's).<
>OK Mike me ole mate,
>What am I missing?
>What about "Oh, Say! Can You Swing" (Stillman-Hyde-Adlam) by Wingie Manone 
>His Orch?
>(Manone, Brunies, Matlock, Marsala, Lanoue, LeMaire, Shapiro, Alvin. 4 Feb
>Your comment, with its reference to the American national anthem, did not
>ring a bell.
>So I am playing it now. Still can't hear any patriotic mis-connection, or
>reason for a radio ban.
>You have me curious.
>Very kind regards,
>PS: Or was it a trick question?

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