The Andrews Sisters

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Lets talk about the Andrews Sisters and other similar groups that are really good...

A Nairn (moretap), Monday, 5 May 2003 04:09 (seventeen years ago) link

The Rogers Sisters are much better.

paul cox (paul cox), Monday, 5 May 2003 04:17 (seventeen years ago) link

I like them, but their "duets" (quartets?) with Bing Crosby get a little sickly-sweet after a while.

I love all the Yiddish-inspired material they did. Reminds me of my grandmother.

The Boswell Sisters are better of course . . . well it's apples and oranges really.

amateurist (amateurist), Monday, 5 May 2003 04:24 (seventeen years ago) link

"Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar" - i think eight-to-the-bar is short-hand for swing time, like everything is in eighth notes and super-fast for extra-wiggly dance techniques

Tracer Hand (tracerhand), Monday, 5 May 2003 05:16 (seventeen years ago) link

We talking about the Twin Cities girls? There's a musical about them coming in July to the American History Theatre in St. Paul.

Pete Scholtes, Monday, 5 May 2003 06:02 (seventeen years ago) link

i prefer the Pernice Brothers

JP Albin (John Paul Albin), Monday, 5 May 2003 07:21 (seventeen years ago) link

or the Soledad Brothers

JP Albin (John Paul Albin), Monday, 5 May 2003 07:22 (seventeen years ago) link

six months pass...
Yes, The Boswell Sisters are better, and Mcguire Sisters too. I like the Mcguire Sister's versions of some of those R&B songs better than Moonglows or Spaniels.

A Nairn (moretap), Saturday, 15 November 2003 06:53 (seventeen years ago) link

i used to think they were beautiful every time they popped up on abbot and costello meet the mummy or the werewolf or the navy or whatever. then the two guys would tap dance while mopping. good times.

keith (keithmcl), Saturday, 15 November 2003 18:16 (seventeen years ago) link

The Andrews Sisters 0\/\/n. I found a great, yet flawed, compilation for $3 USD down in Mexico.

Francis Watlington (Francis Watlington), Saturday, 15 November 2003 20:38 (seventeen years ago) link


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