[78-L] A Gershwin question from from Michael Feinstein

Michael Biel mbiel at mbiel.com
Sat Apr 13 21:07:30 PDT 2013

The Columbia discography underlines both takes 2 and 3 with no mention
of preference.  Indeed, the three other Gershwin solos nearby have two
underlined takes.  

Mike Biel  mbiel at mbiel.com

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: [78-L] A Gershwin question from from Michael Feinstein
From: David Weiner <djwein at ea allrthlink.net>
Date: Sat, April 13, 2013 11:22 pm
To: 78-L Mail List <78-l at klickitat.78online.com>,
"ToastOfNewYork at yahoogroups.com" <ToastOfNewYork at yahoogroups.com>

Hey all,

Anyone have any info that could help Michael? The regular issued take is
take 3. 


>> Dear Dave,
>> I just found a test pressing of George Gershwin playing "Someone to
>>Watch Over Me" and it says in pencil "2nd choice" and the matrix number
>>is: 142925-2. Since I don't have a copy of that released disc with me in
>>NY I have no way to easily check the released take number. Would you
>>know what it might be, or could you ask on the 78 list and see if anyone
>>has any info about this? Were alternate takes released overseas?
>> Thanks,
>> Michael F.
>> Michael Feinstein

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