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Re: The evolution of ""Jail"
And unless I'm wrong, TJ was never on an album by NBD. I think it might have been a B side of one of their 45's. I could be wrong. And then it only showed up on OUAT by NBJ.
I recall the first time I heard "Tijuana Jail", I thought it was great..funny and just sparkled...Then I heard the OUAT version was knocked out...How did the song go from being an almost staid calypso song to the almost Elvis-like version on that?
I ask because I hear clips of TMJ doing the song as the original single version live..which seems almost lifeless...
While BGR didn't do the song as fast as OUAT, they did a great ,lively rendition...
So, my question is this...when did the arrangement change? I can't recall if there's a live version of it with the Guard Trio and how that was handled...Anyone know?