[78-L] Another song with the "wrong title"

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Mon May 9 13:41:06 PDT 2011

Speaking of "Old Folks At Home" (the correct title, as far as I know), I just 
found Harry C. Browne on Columbia A2015 singing "Gwine To Run All Night", 
subtitled "Doo-dah Song". Credit given to Stephen Foster, but nary a mention of 
De Camptown Races. (Flip side is Roll Out! Heave Dat Cotton! Must have been a 
fun record on slave whuppin' night.)


On 5/9/2011 4:34 PM, David Lennick wrote:
> And "My Two Front Teeth" (the title on original issues) or "All I Want For
> Christmas". Not confined to the 78 era..one time when I was working in FM radio
> and not paying attention to the pop hits which we never touched at that time, a
> listener called and asked who'd just played "Spanish Eyes". How should I know?
> What I played was "Moon Over Naples". Okay, so I got educated.
> dl
> On 5/9/2011 4:30 PM, Bud Black wrote:
>> On the same subject, is it "Old Folks At Home," or "Swanee River?"  I guess
>> it depends on who sings it.
>> Bud
>> -------Original Message-------
>> From: David Lennick
>> Date: 5/9/2011 4:27:33 PM
>> To: 78L
>> Subject: [78-L] Another song with the "wrong title"
>> "Foggy Day in London"..Hal Kemp, Victor 25685. Of course it's the Gershwin
>> Brothers' "A Foggy Day (In London Town)"..I wonder if other versions came
>> out
>> with this title?
>> dl

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