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Re: Abbott Material - Seriously?
While I agree Jim was forced to record some awful songs while at Abbott,the worst being 'Whispering Willow',closely followed by 'Mother Went A Walkin'' and 'El Rancho Del Rio',but he did some I quite like:-'Echo Bonita' (though I don't know why!),'Mexican Joe','Let Me Love You Just A Little' and 'Give Me One More Kiss',to name a few,and there are more than enough re-hashes of his Abbott material,he did record some 'Turkeys' while at RCA as well,I know there will be a lot of comments about my dislike for this first song,but I honestly don't care much for 'Old Tige',it is a bit 'sentimental' for my liking,and I find that 'An Old Christmas Card' appalling,it is too 'sugary sweet',I have the original LP,and the UK release (which had a different cover!),I NEVER play it,but that's just me,Are there any songs that you wish Jim had never recorded?I'm sure there are,and Which songs do you wish he HAD recorded?Two songs I wish he had done were 'On The Sunny Side Of The Street' and 'Love Me With All Of Your Heart!.
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