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Author:  erik "the dane"
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Date:  10/5/2010 1:02:39 PM
Subject:  To Chris - UN CUT magazine!
Message:  Great articles about you father here in November issue as you told us about not so long ago!

My Un Cut magazine copy arrival from UK today!

You also tell so well there, about how sad you father was when the 1968 vinyl album "Harlequin Melodies", because of lack of control he had over the finished product!

I always compare your father and Jimmy Webbs there in 1968, same situations in many ways.

The first J.W. album was publish there in 1968 with titel "Jim Webb sings Jim Webb" on Epic label.

J.W. have back in around 1966 sold his copyright to his song to instead been able to record music demos in the music studios where he then worked.

So when J.W. there around 1967-68 have started writing some of his many evergreens and got hit list succes with tunes as "By the time I get to Phoenix", "MacArthur Park", "Up, up and away" and some few more, this people who was the owner of the old demos, wanted to try to get some profit.
So this 1966 demos, who "only" include a minor "hit" call "I keep it hid" - NOT the above tune mention was include, this people send out this album and ad some strings and trumpets and so on.

J.W. mostly now days NOT mention this 1968 album.

Still this album was issue in Japan years ago, and today can be expensive to buy.


erik "the Dane"

 To Chris - UN CUT magazine! by erik "the dane" at 10/5/2010 1:02:39 PM