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More Scrap In Orbit With Elvis

Ongoing Tape & Record Show Enterprises archive digitization is ongoing. This evening's projects from the 1980's cassette tape "broadcast" recordings, in order of transfer...

"Orbit's Independent Sampler: Episode 17. Broadcast Wednesday, November 19, 1986 at 8:00pm central. Theme Music: The Peter Gunn Theme(The Blues Brothers Band). Songs include: Pick Up The Deck(The Tail Gators), Hep Cats In Big Town(Sam Myers/Anson Funderburg), I Just Kept Lovin' Her(Little Walter), Kansas City Blues(Big Joe Turner), Kitty's Back(Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band), I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know(Blood, Sweat, and Tears).

Orbit's Independent Sampler: Episode 18. Broadcast Wednesday, November 26, 1986 at 8:00pm central. Theme Music: The Peter Gunn Theme(The Blues Brothers Band). Songs include: Pick Up The Deck(The Tail Gators), Back Door(Leroy Brothers), Get Rhythm(NRBQ), Ring of Fire(Dwight Yokam), Silk Roads(Kitaro), Chocolate Fudge(Manheim Steamroller), Flexibility(Bella Fleck)."

"The TRS Scrap Pile: Episode 17. Broadcast Monday, July 9, 1984 at 9:30pm central. Theme Music: Burt Reynold's House/If You Love Me Tell Me Loud(John Morris/Mel Brooks). In this week's scrap pile: "King Tut"(Steve Martin), "Say Say Say"(Paul McCartney/Michael Jackson), Richard Pryor talks about the Mafia, excerpts from the classic Warner Brothers films "Back From The Chain Gang" and "42nd Street", "Shoppin' From A to Z(Toni Basil), and a comedy skit by Bill Dana as "Jose Jimenez".

The TRS Scrap Pile: Episode 18. Broadcast Monday, July 16, 1984 at 9:30pm central. Theme Music: Burt Reynold's House/If You Love Me Tell Me Loud(John Morris/Mel Brooks). In this week's scrap pile: W.C. Fields discusses Father's Day, "Once In A Lifetime(Talking Heads), excerpt from the classic film "Captain Blood", "Lovelite"(O'Bryan), and Benny Hill appears as a tour guide."

"The Tape & Record Show: Episode 23. Broadcast Saturday, July 21,1979 at 2:00pm central. Theme Music: King Tut(Steve Martin and The Toot Uncommons). Elvis Presley 1968 Television Special Part One. Actress Ann-Margret hosts a retrospective of Elvis' NBC Singer TV special. Songs: Trouble, What Do You Want Me To Do, Heartbreak Hotel, Hound Dog, All Shook Up, I Can't Help Falling In Love With You, Jailhouse Rock, Don't Be Cruel, Love Me Tender / Instrumental Interlude featuring music from the Harold Lloyd silent movie TV showings / Elvis special continued: Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Where Could I Go But To The Lord, Up Above My Head, Saved, That's All Right / Will Rogers Commentary"

The "Blood, Sweat, and Tears" song Dennis Goodwin spun in episode 17 of "Orbit's Independent Sampler" had a tiny skip at one point. Reminded me of some of the TRSE "in studio" recordings made by the organization back then.

Episode 17 of "The TRS Scrap Pile" is basically episode 14 of the series, but minus the "War of the Worlds" 1938 radio program "news break" interruptions.

More "cheating" involved with episode 23 of the flagship show of the organization, "The Tape & Record Show". I used a "remaster" I made in 1988 for the digitization, also on audio cassette, but with better equipment at the time. By then, I had the Elvis TV special on an official VHS release, so used the audio from that instead of the audio from the mono mic held up to a TV speaker from the original NBC rebroadcast after Elvis' death for the first "remaster". The VHS release didn't have Ann-Margret's NBC rebroadcast segments, so those were taken from the original recording I made in the late 70's from the TV speaker, thus the sound quality variance. Since there were no advertisements, I had to "pad" episodes out, thus the silent movie music and old radio segments added to episodes.
Tags: 1980s, annmargret, audio cassettes, dennis goodwin, digitization, elvis presley, tape and record show enterprises, trse
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