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Jody Carver

From: The Knight Of Fender Tweed~ Dodger Blue Forever

posted 01 November 2004 06:49 PM     profile     
Thank you to those who have ordered the old
LP vinyl recording cut back in July of 1958.

Dont thank me. Thank Dave Van Allen for making this possible. And to Liz Van Allen for seeing this LP in a yard sale some years

If it were not for Dave there would be no Hot Club Of America today and would more than
likley have been long forgotten.

There were four of us on the HCOA but I have
included Dave as the 5th member of the HCOA.

Thanks Dave..You Da man


Jody, Johnny, Augie,& George. November 6th 1986 the day Johnny's stratocaster was silenced
Please remember him for me.

Greg Sullivan

From: Poughquag NY.

posted 02 November 2004 12:48 PM     profile     
Jody my friend
That was a nice gesture for you to include your friend Mr. Van Allen. I agree that from
what you have told me,he was the driving force that got you going on your project.

As you mentioned awhile back,your Red Jacket as shown on the LP cover was lost by the cleaner,I'll bet that jacket is worth a few dollars these day.

To Mr. Van Allen...Thank you for helping my friend as you did and I for one have heard nothing but goood things about the man that you are,and if Jody says you are tops,well thats good enough for me.

Greg Sullivan

Dave Van Allen

From: Doylestown, PA , US , Earth

posted 02 November 2004 07:25 PM     profile     
“It’s just music. It’s playing clean and looking for the pretty notes.” -Charlie Parker

Jody- the music you guys made nearly 50 years ago spoke to my soul the first time I heard it. Lizz reminded me tonight it was a church sale she found the album at... the hand of a higher power at work perhaps.

My Tribute page to HCOA has been truly a labour of love. I am so glad to have had the opportunity to meet you and Marilyn. My heart goes out to you in this troubling time.


"I've got the 'ZB Jeebies™' !"

"Pickin' it 'old school' on the Pedizzle Stizzle"
1998 Zumsteel U12 "Loafer" 8&6 :: 1973 ZB Custom D-10 8&5 :: Vintage Fender 'Tube' Amplification :: ::
:: My Tribute to the Hot Club of America in Hi-Fi

Roy Ayres

From: Starke, Florida, USA

posted 03 November 2004 08:49 AM     profile     

Not quite on topic, but there were many highlights for Laurie and me at the convention -- but the brightest of all was our chance to finally meet you and Marilyn in person. You are a great couple, and it's easy to see why you chose each other as your lifteime partners. May God belss you both and be with you during these trying times.


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Jody Carver

From: The Knight Of Fender Tweed~ Dodger Blue Forever

posted 04 November 2004 07:13 AM     profile     
Thank all of you. To Roy Ayres.Marilyn is home now. If you would like,you can call me after 11 pm Eastern Time.

Thank you Dave and Greg. Greg is my grandson.
And Marilyn is home now with God. Where did all those years go.

[This message was edited by Jody Carver on 19 July 2006 at 12:23 PM.]

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