[78-L] How was this recorded?

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sat Mar 24 10:48:40 PDT 2012


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On 3/24/2012 12:28 PM, Malcolm Rockwell wrote:
> That's always the case. You get one bar ahead of the band and you have
> nobody to drink with.
> Mal
> *******
> On 3/23/2012 6:14 PM, David Lennick wrote:
>> That's live, man..he got one bar ahead and the orchestra and chorus caught up
>> with him! Live TV was pretty hairy and the performers couldn't always hear the
>> orchestra, which was likely in another room. Looks like a kinescope.
>> dl
>> On 3/23/2012 11:57 PM, Taylor Bowie wrote:
>>> This ghastly film clip has been bouncing around on Facebook today.
>>> I've never heard Fisher this bad...he was famous for his problems with
>>> staying on the beat,  but this is ridiculous.
>>> My question...this is from Coke Time,  a little 15-minute TV show of the
>>> early 50s...is he singing live with a live band?  or is he singing live to a
>>> pre-recorded band and chorus?  I'm guessing it's the latter...how else could
>>> he get so hoplessly messed up with the tempo?
>>> The song is pretty hateful anyway,  although Como handles it well on his
>>> record of it.
>>> Any info appreciated.
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWvjRSxKGRw&feature=share
>>> Thanks from
>>> Taylor

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