Re: [fearnwhiskey] Re: Clip: Sal Valentino of the Beau Brummels releases solo album
- Thanks for investigating, Susan! I hope his wrist heals quickly (and
On 3/1/06, Susan McTigue <semctigue@...> wrote:
> Carl (W) asked:
> > Anyone know if the Valentino demo versions are extant?!
> I asked Randy's archivist, and this was his response:
> The first LP is the sparest of all... there are no demos that I know
> of that are in the WB vaults - the only demos are ones Randy cut at
> home on piano. It's the only album without any outtakes.
> If vocals were wiped, they were wiped (Randy recorded synth for Paul
> Simon's "Hearts and Bones" album that he wiped - Lenny produced it)
> so back then, you would actually "wipe," you know? Not digital
> where you'd just have the files for the hell of it.
> There may be something in the WB vaults, but Randy never got safety
> copies of any outtakes and he CERTAINLY wouldn't remember - if ya
> need Jackie DeShannon demoing Randy, there's plenty of that. But
> nothing FOR the album in '68, no.
> Van Dyke Parks is a good one to ask, too - he may remember, and
> would love to hear a question that isn't about SMiLE already!
> He's also going to ask Randy's previous archivist to see if he knows
> anything more.
> Randy broke his wrist and had to cancel or postpone a bunch of
> upcoming concerts, btw, but we heard yesterday that a San Luis
> Obispo concert has been rescheduled for April 6, and that the April
> 8 Disney Hall concert is still on, so he must be feeling pretty
> confident he won't need surgery when the cast comes off.
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