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Re: The Apple Boogie Tape


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Author: TaDa Pope
Date: 13 Jan 2005 10:36 pm
Ref: 1

>Subject: Re: The Apple Boogie Tape
>From: carbide@egine.com
>Date: 1/13/2005 1:33 PM Pacific Standard Time
>Message-id: <1105652022.805080.126750@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com>
>
>carbide@egine.com wrote:
>> Mark Frischknecht wrote:
>> > Greg Andrzejewski wrote:
>> > > There was something about it in the book West of Eden. IIRC, it
>was
>> given
>> > > out a a yearly sales conference, probably 1987.
>> > >
>> > > -Greg
>> > >
>> > > <carbide@egine.com> wrote in message
>> > > news:1104625331.079982.212590@c13g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
>> > >
>> > >>I picked up an official Apple audio tape, with hits like "Apple
>II
>> > >>Forever" and "Blue Busters" (to the tune of "Ghost Busters"- Blue
>> being
>> > >>Big Blue, aka IBM.)
>> > >>
>> > >>Anyone know the history of this gem? The latest date I can find
>on
>> it
>> > >>is 1987.
>> > >>-Paul
>> > >>
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > could you make mp3's of the tape?
>> Yes. I'll do that, and post here when done.
>> -Paul
>
>
>OK, I've made mp3's from the tape and scanned both sides of the album
>art/lyrics paper.
>
>Here's a listing of the songs on the tape:
>Side A
>Ripples
>Power to Be Your Best
>We're so Excited
>Blue Busters
>
>Side B
>Apple II Forever
>Breaking Through
>Building the Future with You
>Leading the Way
>
>I would describe the music as upbeat disco from that era (~1987). It
>grew on me as I made the mp3's and browsed thru the lyrics.
>
>"We're so Excited" you'd recognize as a popular song called (I think)
>"I'm so Excited".
>"Blue Busters" as I mentioned is a modified version of "Ghost Busters".
>
>Some sample lyrics:
>Apple II Forever
>
>Remember how we started
>Not so long ago
>A personal way to grow
>Our dreams become reality
>And now we're makin' history
>
>Refrain:
>Apple II Forever
>Making life better and better
>Apple II forever and ever
>Bringing the rainbow to you
>Apple II forever.
>
>Blue Busters
>
>Something strange stinking up your desk?
>Wo can you call?
>Blue Busters!
>
>We ain't afraid of no blue
>We ain't afraid of big blue.
>
>OK, so now I'd like to share and preserve these gems.
>It's about 35 megs total. I only have dialup, and 28.8 at that. I don't
>have access to binary newsgroups. What I could do is send the images
>and mp3's as email attachments over a period of several days, or upload
>them via ftp.
>
>I'd like to send them to one or more people who can see that they are
>archived somewhere for the enjoyment of Apple II enthusiasts today and
>in the future.
>
>Volunteers or suggestions on where I could send these files to achieve
>those objectives?  Post here, that email address is a spam bucket.
>-Paul
>
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I'd be glad to host all the files on
my website at Apple2.org.za/gswv/

Contact me by email if you want to
send them to me for that.




The Apple Boogie Tape
101 Jan 2005 4:22 pmcarbide
202 Jan 2005 1:40 am\ Greg Andrzejewski
302 Jan 2005 2:15 am   \ Mark Frischknecht
403 Jan 2005 12:24 pm      \ carbide
506 Jan 2005 1:04 am         |- vector
606 Jan 2005 1:10 am         |  \ Mike Spurgeon
706 Jan 2005 2:04 am         |     \ vector
806 Jan 2005 2:39 am         |        \ Mike Spurgeon
906 Jan 2005 3:33 am         |           \ vector
1013 Jan 2005 1:33 pm         \ carbide
1113 Jan 2005 10:36 pm            |- TaDa Pope
1214 Jan 2005 1:38 am            \ Jeff Blakeney
1313 Jan 2005 8:00 pm               |- carbide
1413 Jan 2005 8:04 pm               \ carbide