[Dixielandjazz] Ranking the Music
tubaman at batnet.com
Thu Nov 25 20:42:09 PST 2004
I have done the same thing with Caravan, High Society, Sheik of Araby,
and Millenburg Joys (sic) in the last 20 years of the Jazz Parade on
KFJC. After the first hour or so I had to confess that there was some
sort of theme to the show.
I suppose there are a few other songs around that have 3 hours (or
more) worth of different versions, but I won't do it for The Saints...
After all, I do have my standards to uphold ;-)
BTW, KFJC is actually known around the world as the station that played
over 960 different versions of "Louie Louie" in one weekend - that was
back in 1983 and that record has never officially been beaten!
Dave Richoux www.kfjc.org
On Nov 25, 2004, at 4:10 PM, Robert S. Ringwald wrote:
> Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net asks:
>> how many recorded tunes (including different recordings of the same
>> song) have you listened to?
> While living in Tinsel Town, I had a 3 hour weekly Jazz radio show on
> KCSN for 16 1/2 years titled "Bob Ringwald's Bourbon Street Parade."
> On one show, I played nothing but cut after cut of "Royal Garden
> Blues." I did not refer to the fact that I was repeating the same
> song over & over. I would back announce the previous song & then
> announce the next one, just as if it were a different song.
> Of course, each recording was by a different band.
> I can't remember how many cuts I played that day, maybe 35 or 40. I
> believe that Listmate Stan Brager was my engineer at the time so maybe
> he remembers.
> --Bob Ringwald
> Placerville, CA USA
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