The Music Box staircase in 2009
The story is simple: the boys are delivering a piano … as always, the hard way.
Much of the clever, affable music so important to the popularity of Roach’s early short films is written by Minnesota-born composer Leroy Shield (*). Roach repeatedly re-used music he commissioned; themes common to L&H comedies are also heard, for example, in children’s comedy series Our Gang.
The US version (US#11) is released May 30. (If you can name -one song- on the UK release, you’re very, very good!)
By 2005 the Stones have released 29 studio albums. ( Website )
Ska becomes Reggae
Iconic Cliff film The Harder They Come is released on July 7, 1972. In 2003 Rolling Stone names the film’s soundtrack — which includes music by Dekker and The Slickers — as #119 of its top 500 albums.
Johnny Too Bad ( Skazine site )