Found on the Web: Miles Davis Quintet

posted by Tom Moon on October 05, 2008 at 11:15 pm
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The great Miles Davis '60s quintet, recorded live in 1966 (if the appended youtube information is to be trusted).

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#1 from Clay Shannon, a pretty how town, Wisconsin - 10/08/2008 2:34

I wonder if any jazz or novelty-song aficionados “out there” have ever heard a song whose origin and artist I’ve been wondering about for years:

As a kid, I enjoyed the “novelty” aspect of it and just tolerated the music, or ignored it. Many years later, though, I heard the song again, and was really enjoying the (jazzy, perhaps R&B;or swing) music when all of a sudden I recognized it as the knee-slapping song of my youth.

The “hook” of this song: At the end of each verse, the band comes to a stop, and somebody belches.

Can anybody tell me who did that song? I would love to get the CD. You can email me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

#2 from Anastasia - 10/08/2008 5:24

Alfred E Neuman: It’s a Gas (you can listen to it on YouTube): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWe1KvHzVx4

#3 from vicky from teak furniture, Canada - 10/10/2008 8:45

It is nice to hear novelty songs every now and then. Great old songs really never die.

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