[Dixielandjazz] A HIT RECORD 1,022,000 COPIES IN ONE WEEK!!!!!

Dave Gravatt dave at creolejazz.com
Thu Feb 19 10:21:48 PST 2004

   -------Original Message-------
   > From: Stephen Barbone <barbonestreet at earthlink.net>
   > Subject: [Dixielandjazz] A HIT RECORD 1,022,000 COPIES IN ONE WEEK!!!!!
   > Sent: Feb 19 2004 09:25:46
   >  Most of us have been following the downward spiral of record sales in
   >  the music business, over the past two years. Especially those who are
   >  storing their own band CDs in their garages.  Then suddenly comes this
   >  incredible sales number for Norah Jones. Interesting? You bet,
   >  especially since Ms. Jones is described below as a "JAZZ ARTIST WHO HAS
   >  ACHIEVED POP STAR NUMBERS." . . . "who has the ability to change the
   >  whole musical culture of what people are listening to, and wanting to
   >  buy." Now that's heady stuff.
   >  I have never heard her. Have you all?
   >  Whatever she has, I think I want some. ;-) VBG.


Yeah, Norah Jones is great. She may have started in jazz, however, her hit (popular) stuff is definitely not. I'll bet you've heard her on the radio (if you listen to any pop stuff at all) and just not known it. Good stuff.


Dave Gravatt
"It's a treat to beat your feet."
The Creole Dixieland Jazz Band
Ozark, Missouri

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