[JN] tune of the day

BBands bbands at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 19:03:30 CST 2019


There deserves one more version.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TzG_5BOLs4

      John

On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 3:54 PM John Day <daysabroad at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Good homework there, John. Asleep at the Wheel is always hard to beat, but only Bob Wills sounds truly uncontrived, just tellin about somethin' he saw. Them was different days. I wouldn't sing it now. There's no alley anyway, and they want to put it in a giant glass terrarium to preserve it and stuff. Weird, just weird, now...
>
> John-in-Austin
>
> Here's the Austin Lounge Lizards, Highway Cafe of the Damned
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOpTEKxDpz4
>
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 12:54 PM BBands via Sound <sound at soundlist.org> wrote:
>>
>> Across the Alley fro the Alamo
>>
>> I first heard this song by the band Asleep at the Wheel.
>>
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UL5hJ-s1Q8
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>> Here's some Texans singing it across from Alamo.
>>
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs_5YH1MUBQ
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>> It turns out that it has quite a history.
>>
>> https://momentstoremember2.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/1714/
>>
>> Here is the original hit by the Mills Brothers.
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>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snJNTgwYUyo
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>> And here is Bob Wills taking a shot at it.
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>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whARTw16wu0
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>> And the ladies take a crack at it.
>>
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gxx81uqV30
>>
>> Enjoy,
>>
>>      John
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