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Rejected songs # 3

Postby colonel snow » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:41 am

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Re: Rejected songs # 3

Postby colonel snow » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:03 pm

Frankie and Johnny
The version for the movie was written by Sid Wayne and Ben Weisman; RCA credited the song to Alex Gottlieb (screenplay) - Fred Karger (musical director from the movie) and Ben Weisman. It's unclear if the lyrics are re-written or the version by Syd Wayne-Ben Weisman is rejected. The tune is based on a version from the roaring twenties.


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Re: Rejected songs # 3

Postby Mister Moon » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:44 pm

colonel snow wrote:Frankie and Johnny
The version for the movie was written by Sid Wayne and Ben Weisman; RCA credited the song to Alex Gottlieb (screenplay) - Fred Karger (musical director from the movie) and Ben Weisman. It's unclear if the lyrics are re-written or the version by Syd Wayne-Ben Weisman is rejected. The tune is based on a version from the roaring twenties.


There are several versions of "Frankie & Johnny" looking just at rock and roll artists from the 50s.

From memory, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Charlie Feathers, and Bob Vidone - all of their versions, all recorded in the 50s, have different lyrics.


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Re: Rejected songs # 3

Postby colonel snow » Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:35 pm

The original version was recorded in may 1921 by Al Barnard (Brunswick 2107)


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Re: Rejected songs # 3

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Re: Rejected songs # 3

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Re: Rejected songs # 3

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Re: Rejected songs # 3

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Re: Rejected songs # 3

Postby colonel snow » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:41 pm

For the movie "Take me to the fair" aka "It happened at the world's fair" were selected:

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Re: Rejected songs # 3

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Re: Rejected songs # 3

Postby cadillac-elvis » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:09 pm

colonel snow wrote: The beach boy

The song was written by Fuller-Weisman-Wise; when the title from the movie changed from The beach boy (script 17 october 1960) into Blue Hawaii (final script 23 february 1961) the song was rejected in the pre-selection.

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Wasn't the title, "Hawaiian beach boy" also considered?


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