Was there any static on "Let's Do It"?
On 5/14/2018 3:49 PM, David Lewis wrote:
> "Hold Tight" 1939. Also "My Pet" 1923 caused a stir in some quarters
> despite being wholly innocent.
> On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 4:21 PM, Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Mudcat is a good place to ask., though they don’t have the longest history
>> of recordings there.
>> My personal example is Big Bad John - I’m still looking for the version
>> with “One hell of a man” which disappeared shortly after “A big, big man”
>> came out. :-) I was 10. I wondered what the hell was wrong with “hell”? :-)
>> Lou Judson
>> Intuitive Audio
>> On May 14, 2018, at 12:55 PM, CJB <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Try Mudcat.org - CJB
>>> On 14/05/2018, History Through the Horn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> What is the oldest example of a song you know of, that led to so much
>>>> public disfavor/outrage that it caused the composer revise it,
>>>> it, and re-publish it? And if a sound recording was made of the
>>>> "objectionable" song, either pull the record from sale, and/or have the
>>>> artist come in and do the revised version?
>>>> So far, the earliest I could come up with is "You're a Grand Old Rag"
>>>> 1906. I would like to know if the musicologists in this group can come
>>>> with anything earlier, before I stake a claim on this one.
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