[Dixielandjazz] Barbone and Beatles
rsr at ringwald.com
Sat Nov 21 13:41:44 PST 2009
Bill Sharp wrote:
> Barbone said, "We do "A Hard Day's Night", "Michele", "Love Me Do" and
> lots more when
> we have a "Beatles Age" audience. They love it."
> What do you mean "WHEN we have a "Beatles Age" audience". You
> probably always have a Beatles age audience. If you really think
> about it, the Beatles were around in the mid 60's. If the listeners
> were in their 30's and 40's at that time, let's see: 2009 minus 1965
> = 44, so they'd be in their 70's and 80's.
> I'd wager to bet that that would the ages of most of the people you
> play to - -so it seems in the Dixieland world, Does this tell us
> something? It tells me that when we play a Beatles tune we are not
> necessarily being "hip" or unique. All that we are doing is playing a
> song from their "younger days", and thus they relate very heavily to
> the tunes.
Actually, I think most of the people who dug the Beatles when they first became popular were in their teens.
If they were 18 in 1962, they'd be 68 now.
When I first started playing OKOM, everyone older than me was from the Jazz age. Now, none of them are left.
--Bob (where's my walker) Ringwald
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