[78-L] Kiddie records
dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
Tue Mar 14 10:55:26 PDT 2023
Dennis the Menace (in one of the comic books) once said "I like Spikey
Jones music." Spike's "Old MacDonald" is fabulous..I'm sure it's been
Now then, the other night I was working on a batch of tracks by The
Goldman Band, and "Children's March" came up (mid 30s recording for
Associated Transcriptions). I wondered if any kids today would recognize
ANY of the tunes in this arrangement?
p.s. Goldman Band transcription tracks now available from me.
------ Original Message ------
From: malcolm at 78data.com.invalid
To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2023 12:45 PM
Subject: [78-L] Kiddie records
When I was a small children I had the usual Golden records and other
kiddie labels that kids enjoyed. I was, of course, a kid! But I also
Spike Jones and Stan Freberg records as well. Why haven't they been
considered here? Too adult?? Yeah, but... Spike fell back on kid's
material toward the end of his recording career at RCA Victor.
his "regular" material should not be ruled out. Nothing better than
whiz-bangs and crazed tenor banjo players to make a kid smile. Freberg
appealed to kids of all ages, and still does. His teevee ads were
encapsulated genius, as well. If kids can dig the droll puns in Rocky
Bullwinkle they'll love Freberg.
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