[78-L] Good-Time Charlie

Steven C. Barr stevenc at interlinks.net
Thu Apr 22 20:15:06 PDT 2010

From: "Dan Van Landingham" <danvanlandingham at yahoo.com>
> That example was one of the reasons I never got into composing.I hada this 
> two edged sword that consisted of self doubt and the possible instance 
> that someone in some other
> partr of the world,like the jungles of Borneo,would hear my tune and come 
> up with the sheet music of the same tune note for note.Think of George 
> Harrison and "My Sweet Lord".It was also said that "Hello Dolly" was an 
> out and out ripoff of a 1949 Decca recording of a song called "Sunflower" 
> recorded by Russ Morgan's Orchestra.
Actually, I compose blues tunes; this involves inescapable and inevitable 
since the 12-bar blues are a long-defined musical form...?!

Steven C. Barr 

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