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Re: somewhere formal

Larry Hewes (lhewes@erols.com)
Mon, 14 Jul 1997 13:52:43 -0700

David Labell wrote:
>
> At 10:35 AM 7/3/97 -0700, Larry Hewes wrote:
> >David Labell wrote:
> >David: I'm sure you are right, but I must say I have always (since the
> >1940s) found the music of Irving Berlin enormously overrated and a lot
> >of it awfully boring, while, among many others, I find the music of the
> >Beatles, including McCartney, wonderful. Still fresh and moving after
> >all this time, and many listenings.
> >
> >Larry
> >--
> Thank you for writing that, Larry. Often it's the reverse, you must realize
> -- boomers like me fail to pay respect to the great singer-songwriters of
> the golden years of Broadway and radio, while our elders lump all rock and
> roll into a single unloved category and miss the best.
>
> My dad was a vaudeville song-and-dance man. I just got home from the
> supermarket, where I heard a silver-haired lady singing an old vaudeville
> tune under her breath. Made me feel good!

D: Yeah! They are great. Good for her and you and that music. Larry

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