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

Cary Ginell soundthink at live.com
Mon May 9 20:54:30 PDT 2011

Burns knows virtually nothing about music and made no bones of that when he did his first fictional documentary, "Jazz."

Cary Ginell

> From: MLK402 at verizon.net
> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
> Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 23:00:26 -0400
> Subject: Re: [78-L] Another song with the "wrong title"
>  The Sidewalks of New York ... which Ken Burns seems to think has "heart-breaking lyrics".  He's a strange person.  His NYC 
> history program used "The Last Rose of Summer" over and over and OVER again, played as slowly and depressively as possible 
> by a string quartet - making NYC seem to be the most depresso place in History and the World. (Wait- it was "Ric" Burns, 
> Ken's brother!  He's just as strange, then. Must run in the family.)
> ps - My Edison disc (and other old versions)  make Sidewalks of NY sound like a happy place.
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> From: "David Lennick" <dlennick at sympatico.ca>
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> Sent: Monday, May 09, 2011 10:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [78-L] Another song with the "wrong title"
> > You are right about "Daisy Bell", although the only place I have ever seen that
> > title used is on "Old Timer's Night At The Pops". But it is the correct title.
> > Variety Music Cavalcade cross references "On a Bicycle Built for Two" with "see
> > Daisy Bell". (And tell her Moe sent you.) While we're at it, is the song with
> > almost the same melody "East Side, West Side" or "The Sidewalks of New York"?
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