Later revived on Santa Monica pier. In its short fifteen years, the Ash Grove forever altered the music scene in Los Angeles and helped many artists find a West Coast audience. The Limeliters performed at the Ash Grove on July 29, This group IS great. Linda Ronstadt got her start hanging out at the Ash Grove. That is where I met Kenny Edwards. Kenny liked Mexican music and we started the Stone Ponys.
Oh My Darling, Clementine
Sixties Venues/Clubs – Kathleen Rowell
President Gary ZumMallen called the meeting to order at p. The Board reviewed the minutes from October 10, Dave made a motion to accept the corrected minutes, and Holly seconded the motion. In roll call vote, it passed.
The song is believed to have been based on another song called " Down by the River Liv'd a Maiden " by H. Thompson It is commonly performed in the key of F Major. Gerald Brenan attributes the melody to originally being an old Spanish ballad in his book South from Granada. It was made popular by Mexican miners during the California Gold Rush.
Jonathan and Darlene Edwards were a musical comedy double act developed by American conductor and arranger Paul Weston , and his wife, singer Jo Stafford. The routine was conceived in the s, and involved Weston playing songs on the piano in unconventional rhythms, while Stafford sang off-key in a high pitched voice. Weston first assumed the role of a bad lounge pianist in the mids, as a way of entertaining guests at Hollywood parties, but was urged to record an album of songs in the unconventional style after giving an impromptu performance in At the time, he was working for Columbia Records , and after hearing Weston's rendition of " Stardust " at a sales convention in Key West, Florida , Columbia executives George Avakian and Irving Townsend encouraged him to record an album of similar tracks. Avakian named Weston's character Jonathan Edwards after the 18th century Calvinist preacher of the same name and asked him to record under that alias, but fearing he would not have enough material to record a full album, Weston asked his wife to join the project.