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Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby GoogaMooga » 13 Jan 2014, 18:40

The Andrews Sisters were the most successful female vocal group of the first half of the 20th century, and belong in every respectable collection. Problem is to find the original recordings.

Most of their work is pre 52, in mono.
But some of their songs were rechannelled into stereo in the LP era.
And - in the fifties and later they rerecorded some of their songs in stereo.

That's all very well, but browsing 50 pages of the Sisters on amazon is a most bewildering experience. If you want the original mono's, be prepared to pay the price and look out for the labels. Capitol is probably the safest choice.

If any of you have any suggestions for the original mono recordings, they would be most appreciated!
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby bobzilla77 » 13 Jan 2014, 18:54

OK dude, I sometimes enjoy your off the wall musical notes but asking us for advice on collecting the Andrews Sisters after you have already detailed "how to collect the Andrews Sisters" is over the top.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby GoogaMooga » 13 Jan 2014, 19:01

bobzilla77 wrote:OK dude, I sometimes enjoy your off the wall musical notes but asking us for advice on collecting the Andrews Sisters after you have already detailed "how to collect the Andrews Sisters" is over the top.


If you have any specific recommendations for mono recordings. I'm sitting here with a stereo cd, and it isn't good enough.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby Ralph Paisley » 13 Jan 2014, 19:30

Jasmine label might be worth a go? They're normally quite good with 'old stuff'

The Golden Age of the Andrews Sisters - The Unmistakable Voices Of The Swing Era

Possibly bit expensive, though, for something of that ilk!

Supposedly, the original mono recordings

See here: Footlight description

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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby GoogaMooga » 13 Jan 2014, 19:35

dan dan wrote:Jasmine label might be worth a go? They're normally quite good with 'old stuff'

The Golden Age of the Andrews Sisters - The Unmistakable Voices Of The Swing Era

Possibly bit expensive, though, for something of that ilk!

Supposedly, the original mono recordings

See here: Footlight description


Thanks a lot, dan dan, worth every penny! :D
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby Muskrat » 13 Jan 2014, 20:10

Don't know about Capitol or boots, but all of their hits were on U.S. Decca.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby Charlie O. » 14 Jan 2014, 04:05

Muskrat wrote:Don't know about Capitol or boots, but all of their hits were on U.S. Decca.

... which would be Universal now.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby GoogaMooga » 14 Jan 2014, 09:34

Charlie O. wrote:
Muskrat wrote:Don't know about Capitol or boots, but all of their hits were on U.S. Decca.

... which would be Universal now.


...and before that, MCA
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby Piggly Wiggly » 25 May 2014, 02:20

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Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 26 Mar 2017, 13:52

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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby Charlie O. » 26 Mar 2017, 14:49

You miss him, don't you?
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 26 Mar 2017, 14:53

I can't say I miss him exactly, no. He annoyed me more than he entertained me. But I didn't think he was a bad sort.

What I do miss are the BCB scraps that he caused.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby sloopjohnc » 26 Mar 2017, 14:53

Charlie O. wrote:You miss him, don't you?


I thought he was great and find the re-emergence of this thread particularly ironic after all of Coan's "work" this weekend.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby fange » 26 Mar 2017, 15:09

"Great" is a bit strong ... but I did have a soft spot for the charity store shoppin', street-doobie smokin' motherfunker. He was a one-of-a-kind.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby The Modernist » 29 Jun 2017, 18:14

Whatever happened to his mate - Pilchard Richards (or something like that?) ?

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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby Count Machuki » 29 Jun 2017, 18:38

The Modernist wrote:Whatever happened to his mate - Pilchard Richards (or something like that?) ?


Zilth Pilchards

Anyway, I wish the Sisters had put out a psychedelic rock record called The Andrews Sisters Conundrum
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 29 Jun 2017, 19:05

sloopjohnc wrote:
Charlie O. wrote:You miss him, don't you?


I thought he was great and find the re-emergence of this thread particularly ironic after all of Coan's "work" this weekend.


Iconic.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby THE SMOOTH SOUL STYLINGS OF SUMPTUOUS SI » 03 Oct 2018, 15:57

sloopjohnc wrote:
Charlie O. wrote:You miss him, don't you?


I thought he was great and find the re-emergence of this thread particularly ironic after all of Coan's "work" this weekend.




days ago, sloopjohnc wrote:Googs should've been hounded off and the ban continued.

The 10CC thread proves it.
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Re: Andrews Sisters conundrum

Postby GoogaMooga » 03 Oct 2018, 16:41

link?
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