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As for MacJams tipping over, I think the reports of it's death have been highly exaggerated (wait, I think someone said that before me!)

As far as I know, Louis Armstrong wrote this in 1930 and that's all I know!

Thanks for listening,

Michael

"Old Man Mose" was written by Louis Armstrong (1930, public domain)
Arrangement/Accompaniment: Bob Boyd Productions
Vocal: Ol' Death Rattle Throat
Backup Singers: The Semi-Fabulous KleinTones
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Narad said 1538 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Old Man Mose is Dead
"On 11 april 2013 I have left the tomb of the forgotten in which macjams has held me, in order to resurrect his community, for I am music.°
Great done, Michael and nice to see and hear you here again ! :)
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michaeljayklein said 1533 days ago (April 16th, 2013)
Harald!
No, I am Jewish; used to be Music but converted back in 1981. You are such a sweet man--thank you so very much and really thrilled to be able to get back here again! You take good care now, Michael
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Saltaireguru77 said 1538 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Old man mose
Still not dead yet! Nicely done, Michael. Ol' death rattle can rattle a little longer, I reckon. And when do those KleinTones get the promotion to full fabulous? Or did they already get the promotion and used to be semi-tones?
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michaeljayklein said 1533 days ago (April 16th, 2013)
Stephen
It TRULY brightened my week to see you at my song (and thanks so very much for writing me!) Well, said to say Stephen, since this recording date, one of the semi-fabulous Klein-Tones is no longer with us. He was just leaving the studio when he was involved in a freak bus accident. You see, he's a freak and he got hit by a bus. But all seriousness aside, you're on the best friends a chump like me could have, and I so appreciate your supportive energy! Hope to hear you, Yves and Scott cooking up a storm soon! Take care mate! Michael
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gadzooks said 1538 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Old Man Mose is Dead
Hi Michael. Nice to see/hear you back in full force. This week has seen more action than I have seen in a long time. This is a fabulous Satchmo
tune I'm not familiar with ... what great head bopping' swingin' good time.
Your vocals are top notch in this ... I guess the hiatus has done your vocal chords well. Enjoyed and welcome back .... and to think I have been having thoughts of packing it in LOL
Cheers
SG
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Bowman said 1538 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
A jolt
of old Satchmo by way of Kleinmo is just what this place needs. Great stuff Michael and a reminder of just how much we missed you.
Cheers,
Charlie
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Doadars Uncle said 1538 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Nice!
Good times! I couldn't wait to hear the second part, after your lead in... ! Great jam!
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magnatone said 1538 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Old Man Mose
ALRIGHT!!!
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richard13 said 1538 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Hooray!
Michael's back! I can't remember hearing the Semi-Fabulous KleinTones before but they are terrific, as are you.
Hope you are somewhat settled in your new digs and that things are going well for both of you. Looking forward to more wonderful MJK offerings in 2013.
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Moviz said 1537 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Did someone
call my name????? Well I'm here and doing just fine since i heard this wake-up call Michael...... great song and great recording... love that backing band and group.... what a show stopper ha ha, cheers M
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SylviaD said 1537 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Old man Mose!
Hahaha. You are just amazing! And your timing is perfect. This is just the shot in the arm we need here this week!
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Philip18 said 1537 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Old Man Mose
Sharp backing - I like the drums and the brass especially. Vocal is the usual MJK fluent and lively. A fun song. Bright recording. You're in form here, Michael!
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Skean said 1537 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
My friend
So happy to hear your voice again, and what a delivery, something only you can do, you're a true star, love you dude, peace.

P.s thanks for the copy. :)
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egobandit said 1537 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
done kicked the bucket
Mose yep even moe gotta go, nice to here here you as always top notch entertainment! :)
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ste said 1537 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
never
heard this armstrong song before.
well performed, as always. good fun tune. ta!
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alackbass said 1537 days ago (April 11th, 2013)
Old Man Mose is Dead
It's been too long! So good to hear your swinging sounds around these parts again. I love this song and you more than did it justice. Mose may be dead, but MJ and MJK are alive and well!
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PeterB7858 said 1537 days ago (April 12th, 2013)
Old Man Mose is Dead
Very timely, Michael. I have never heard this one before. Thanks for digging it up for me :-) Some fine articulation on the lead vocal. You did a bang up job with the harmonies, too. Long live the Kleintones! Thanks, my friend. Regards, Peter.
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VicDiesel said 1537 days ago (April 12th, 2013)
He done kick the bucket
Great performance again.

I'm not happy with the drums in the whole first verse. Just pushing them back would probably already help, but the rhythm feels a bit plodding and insistent to me.
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bud said 1537 days ago (April 12th, 2013)
Man you can swing
big smile and a lotta good vibes. You are a force of nature.
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RAVENS said 1536 days ago (April 12th, 2013)
Poor Fella...
Poor OMM, he finally kicked the bucket! Must be something in the water, good grief! Fabulous performance, and so wonderful to hear you tonight. Gosh it's been a while since I've been here, glad I caught this.. You da bestest!

Imps :)
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Bob Rodgers said 1535 days ago (April 14th, 2013)
Good
to hear a new song from you Michael, excellent vocals and a wonderful performance.

Bob
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DWL said 1535 days ago (April 14th, 2013)
Good to see you back MJK!
Another quality performance :-)

Splendid work Michael!

Cheers

Dick


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KCsGROOVE said 1534 days ago (April 15th, 2013)
old man mose
It's been a while since I heard a tune from you
Great vocals as usual, Michael
Very much enjoyed!
KC
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FEEL said 1534 days ago (April 15th, 2013)
Fantastic execution
Vocals are spot on... love the cartoon. Great tune for the occasion. Thanks for sharing.
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Warren Smith said 1533 days ago (April 15th, 2013)
Back
Good to have your swinging old self back!
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SylviaD said 1532 days ago (April 16th, 2013)
Just thought
I'd let you know that I've been singing this in my head ever since I listened 5 days ago! Love it!
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bronco said 1532 days ago (April 16th, 2013)
Old Man Tom
Good one Michael! I never heard the original but that isn't necessary as I am sure yours is just as good. Like the cartoon also.
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MartinD28 said 1532 days ago (April 16th, 2013)
Top Notch!
Very professional recording. Love the song - I'm a bit partial to anything that Satchmo has done. Great vocals!
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jiguma said 1532 days ago (April 17th, 2013)
Nice one Michael
You do this stuff so well. I've not heard the tune before, but you bring it to life.
Cheers from Oz,
Neil
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Char said 1531 days ago (April 17th, 2013)
The only
person who has more fun than those listening to your performances is you, obviously. Thanks so much for breathing some life into the place.
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TvRicky said 1526 days ago (April 23rd, 2013)
As Mose Goes
Man I am blown by your ability to take this style and make it truly your own original feel...I truly believe you are the Master of this art in this day. So very delightful and new!

A SincerelyZipped, TvRicky
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lyzak said 1523 days ago (April 25th, 2013)
Thanks!
It's been a long day, but I believe I'll have a bit more spring to my step after listening O'DRT and The S-F KTs.
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thetiler said 1523 days ago (April 26th, 2013)
It's like
going to a broadway show, your music surely is. Very theatrical, it like you can visualize actual acting in your choice of sounds. Very pro oriented and you are SUCH a great importance to this site. Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. Love you championing older songs, I really think it is SO important to not leave the tunes of yesteryear un attended because so many can endure the test of time. And you have raised that torch to such a high level. God bless !
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Doug Somers said 1518 days ago (April 30th, 2013)
Mose man
You and the clones - I mean Tones - sound in top form as usual. Lively, irreverent and too full of zip to be about death. Great tune Michael.

Doug


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J_Gretch said 1518 days ago (May 1st, 2013)
Old Man Mose is Dead
Exactly what I needed to get me over hump day.I didn't know you had a new one up or would have checked it out sooner.Nobody does it better than you man.
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Jarvoid said 1491 days ago (May 27th, 2013)
Never mind...
he had a good innings though......
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