Paper Bag #20 ~ June 24, 1997
Mulcahy's ~ Wantagh , LI, NY
The 20th Baggiversery in 4D
The 20th Paper Bag is dedicated to the memory of Sally Scudder
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• 209 participants • 40 songs •
Instrumentation: Mike Guido, Tony Rome, 5 Cheese Calzones, 10 vocalists, 11 guitars, 6 keyboards, 2 harmonicas, 6 horns, 8 basses, 15 percussionists, 78 crew members, 52 ladies auxiliary, 13 on the Group W Bench
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Highlights: as a song was being played, we simultaneously played a videotape of the same song from an earlier Bag, hence, the 4th dimension, time. Mike Cummings and Peggy Kelly in drag . . again. Suite Judy Blue Eyes, Jim Small as the King, I Am the Walrus Goo Goo Ga Joob, the striptease on stage

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Name Shirt Name Shirt #
Our Founder
Mike Guido GUIDO 45
Tony Rome
Scott Savitt Sect Ldr TONY ROME ENIGMA
The Cheese Calzones
Marianne Barton Sect Ldr DOUBLE CHEESE 40
Judy Davis I CAN'T TALK 1
Mary Mc Andrews CALZONE 17 YEARS
Beth Jewell FETA 8
Peggy Kelly PEGGY'S BACK K - 6
Judy Ammar MAMA CHEESE 40
Vocalists
Tony Barca Sect Ldr OLD DUDE 8/23/96 FATHERHOOD
Jim Small JOHNNY 7
Phil Reilly REILLY 15
Allen Santoriello SEAWEED 20
Paul Weber CARABELLI 69
Ricky Roche ALWAYS L8
Pete Scully SCULLDUGGERY XXXXL
Annie Santoriello ANNIE 7
Joan Pollack SHRED 140db
Joe Cruz IN MEMORY OF POP CRUZ `97
Guitarland
Joe Anziano Sect Ldr JOEY 1
Mike Cummings Sect Ldr M. C. 41
Ed Carucci POLECAT 13
Dave Morris THIS GOES TO 111/2
Mike Nugent MIKE 7
Mark Coffey MARKO 00
Mike Flyntz FLYNTZ .010
Patrick Cummings PATRICK 2
Tom Pecoraro PEDAL RACKS 2
Rick Horvath NOODLES B#
The Keyboard Ghetto
Larry Ketchell Sect Ldr KOOL khz 44.1 khz
Gary Quenqua
Q
Ed Lesco MR. ED 7
Joe Samuels ROAST BEEF $15.80/lb
Rich Campbell CAMPBELL 88
The Down Wind Horns
Val Angrosini Sect Ldr LEAD PIPE 5/4
John Boyle FLUTE LOOSE & FANCY FREE 25
Lenny La Pinta RICO ROYALE 3.5
Ron Fox CHOPS 8va
Mike Caton SPARKY 120
Harmonicas
Paul Shields Sect Ldr PABLO 46
Joe Santino Sect Ldr RHYTHM & HUES f 5.6
Basses
Jim Myers Sect Ldr LOCAL 12 74
Joe Dehler THE KOKOMO 8
Tom Flyntz SNAPPY [bass clef symbol]
John Abbey ABBEY NORMAL 33 1/3
Dave Noyes MOONBASS 17
Mark Cimino MR. C 6
Lester Saldinger BLAME - LES [square in circle]
Steve Leunig SHINDIG STEVE! bagged2
Percussion
Scott Kistenberger Sect Ldr SMILING SCOTTY K. 3
Jimmy Varelas JIMMYtheGREEK 41
Steve Finkelstein HINDJU
Eel Nietsleknif MOD ORANGE 67
Phil Cimino CIMINO 18
Vin Cimino WILLIAM 71
Neil Burgett DRUMSWEAT 44
Pete Lazos GREEK 30
John Michel WALLY SPANK 38
Jeff Consi FREEDY 31
Billy Onesios ÒOÓ MAN 11
Shawn Murray SWANEE 6
Cliff Hackford HEY `ACKFORD MAN 41
Brendan OÕ Keefe SACK-O-POTATAS 47
Sound
Phrögk Perlman Sect Ldr PHRÖGK 20 - 1
Tom Heinisch Sect Ldr WIGGY 59.5 hz
Lee Gordon SOUNDTENDER 38
Scott Hartmann MID FREQ 6
Tom Griffin MIAMI 96
Tom Dekrone PRICKLE 6
Rich Rahner SOUNDUDE 35
Chip Sciacca
Willy S K Sound WILLY the monitor guy
Pete Greco QUAH 19 hz
Lights
Greg Hebel Sect Ldr NT - NOT TODAY 57
Photo
Bill Mason Sect Ldr BILBO 3791
Video
George Walden Sect Ldr CAPTAIN VIDEO 7
Mr. Guido's Valet
Jim Mola Sect Ldr JIMMY 29
Toastmaster
Bruce Sautkulis TOASTMASTER 1
Mr. Guido's Spiritual Advisor
Tom Russo RUDY 23
Mr. Guido's Staff
Mike Russo MR. RUSSO °
The Door Crew
Phil Guido Sect Ldr RHINO-MAN 75mg
Frank Varipapa AIR TUNA 99
Lucy Guido GUIDO 36
Dan Guido GUIDO 41
Bob Guido GUIDO 42
Vinny Guido GUIDO 37
Construction
George Ranzette Sect Ldr BOGIE 57
Adam Schwab DAD OF SAM 12/29/96
Lisa Layton CAN CAN [symbol]
Jim Irwin OIL CAN %
John Parkinson BIG JOHN 96
Doug Raggio WRECKED 44
The Barcreep
John Christison Sect Ldr BARCREEP 4Q2
Nate Gannon BARCREEP'S SON I 8 1 2
Alice Lerro BARCREEP'S HONEY 8
Joe Lerro JOE BAG O ' DOUGHNUTS 00
Beer Guy HAND JOB
Venessa Franzese HONEYÕS DAUGHTER 13
Staff
Eddie Parkinson BIG ED 33
Paul Yovino YO-YO 1-2-TREE
Bob Murphy MURPH 1
J C Johnson WARDOG U.L.M. 90
Brian Young ETERNAL ROOKIE NADA
Walter Symanski WALT 23
Pete Xefos YIKES! 69
Jack Brescia TOW TRUCK JACK 40+++
John Roxburgh SCOURGE 00
Gary Troy TROY 24
Billy Leavy BAD BILLYS 56
Vinnie Quenqua VINNY Q TOO
Dave Gruebel CREW SLUT 68
Pete Volberg QUALITY PETE 15
Kevin West CRANKY BOY 2
James West SHRIVELLED UP BAG -1
Tom Menkes BENOIT 14
Steve Doell STEVE 11
Tom West SMOOTHE UP 69
Joe Tighe T BONE 22
Phil Wetenhall PHIL WITH CHEESE
Bob Barbini WALT'S COUSIN BOB 23
Paul Berner NOT SPEEDRACK 101
Bill ( Rusty ) Rustad BILGE RAT 21
Joe Barton BARTERING BARTON 23
Steven Ianucci NUCCI 7
Matt De Luna TRI-STAR 747
Joseph Bernardino "INN BETWEEN" 14
Stephen Lo Basso LOBO 33
Joe Sellitto JOEY SAUCE 6
Dave Jonas DAVE 1
Ladies Auxilliary
Sue Guido Sect Ldr MRS. "LOWE LIFE" 2
Sue W Guido RHINO-WOMAN
Pam Sprague BEER TWIN 1 20
Grettie Silecchio MRS PHLANT 38
Patti Small BOB 7
Lisa Silecchio PHLANT
Terry Guido GUIDO 41
Cathi Reilly PARTY OF 5
Laura Daddona LAURA 2
Dawn Barca DAWNINGS 30
Sue Lesco MRS. ED 8
Desiree Xefos DEZ MONSTER 44
Susi Cummings SUSI 3
Lisa Joy THE VOICE 42
Suzan Coffey SUE WITH 2
Laura French FRENCHIE 18
Lani Quenqua MRS. Q
Julie Kistenberger THE JULESTER 16
Lori Guido GUIDO 37
Amy Hof MORTGAGE BABE 97
Peggy Irwin MELONMAKER -8%
Karen Sprague BEER TWIN 2 20
Stephanie West NAG BAG 1
Donna Abbatangelo 3D
Theresa Igoe "T"
Nancy Hebel NANCY 21
Barbara Dismas BEE DEE 53
Vinnie Anne Doell VINNIE ANNE 10
Pam Pecoraro PAM DOLL 3
Christine Schwab MOM OF SAM 12/29/96
Sharon Cook SEC ESQ 7
Joan Guido GUIDO ?
Laura Leavy LOVABLE LA LA
Dawn Menkes MRS BENOIT 8oz.
Ruth Ketchell APRIL 4/1/62
Joyce Saldinger JOYCE 23
Jill Silberberg FIFI 007
Cassie Mernick CASSIDICH 38'S
Cindy Symanski WALT'S WIFE 23
Betsy Parkinson BETSY
Karen Lacey KAREN 2
Sandra Antenucci BACALL 19
Cecilia Hackford CECILIA 99
Nancy Kleemann QUIGLEY
Lisa De Luna BOP `TILL YA DROP 4 am
Alex Santoriello GENOA 96
Cathy West KITCHEN WITCH
Diane Lo Basso MRS LOBO 33
Jeanne Barnwell JUNGLE WOMAN 69
Tara Schumann TARA 7
Anita Weber TOOTH FAIRY 691/2
Ginger Bourguignon GINGER 1ST YEAR
the Group W Bench
Ken Tobin Sect Ldr MUL MAN 97
Bruce Mc Cullough Sect Ldr ELROD 6
Ed Lowe GROUCHO AFTER DARK 33
Joe Mc Gorry McGOO 16
John Murray JOHNNY CASH 51
Liz Tobin AUX 1
Mike Mc Elwee JANIOR `88
John Kleemann JACK
Billy OÕ Sullivan STALE 00
James Burgett
Jules Doell JULES 12
Jeanne Guido- Sielaff MIKE GUIDO'S MOM 10
Dave Mc Cann O' LEARS 10
George Lucas ROCK 'N' ROLL 4
Tim Lober CAPTAIN HOOK
Frank Sielaff MIKE GUIDO'S STEP-FATHER 9

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  Song Title Artist Bag Vocalists
1 Beethoven's 5th Beethoven xx
2 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Beatles Cruz
3 Bag Theme Phil Gagliano Guido
4 I Don't Want to Work Rundgren Guido
5 Minnie the Moocher Calloway Santoriello
6 Whipping Post Allmans Boyle
7 Midnight Train to Georgia¥Savannah Joe Tribute Gladys Knight & Pips Pollock
8 Dueling James Brown James Brown Santoriello/Reilly
9 Sunshine of your Love Cream Barca
10 Hotel California Eagles Reilly
11 Jackie Wilson Said Van Morrison Roche
12 Hit the Road Jack Ray Charles Calzones
13 I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher Cummings/Kelly
14 Blue Sky Allmans Weber
15 Suite: Judy Blue Eyes CSNY Ensemble
16 Get Ready Temptations Men
17 Beginnings Chicago Weber
18 Does Anybody Know What Time Chicago Scully
19 I Am the Walrus Beatles Savitt
20 Designer Bag Contest ~ Drum Solo
21 Hot Fun in the Summertime Sly Men
22 Love Reign o'er Me Who Horvath
23 Move Over Joplin Kelly
24 Viva Las Vegas Presley Small
25 The Wonder of You Presley Small
26 Peaches & Regalia Zappa xx
27 Sir Duke S. Wonder Cruz
28 Thunder Road Springsteen Weber
29 Me & Bobby Mc Gee Joplin Santoriello, Annie
30 Soul Sacrifice Santana xx
31 Paper Bag Harmonica Blues Bag Band Guido
32 Cripple Creek Band Reilly
33 Life During Wartime Talking Heads Scully
34 Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin Roche
35 Layla Derek & Dominos Barca
36 Cross Eyed Mary Tull Boyle
37 Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire Hendrix Santoriello
38 Happy Birthday to Jeff Beck
39 Freeway Jam Jeff Beck xx
40 Only Rock 'n' Roll Stones Savitt
  The Wheel 
41 Wolly Bully Sam the Sham Guido
42 I Wish Stevie Wonder Cruz
43 Twist & Shout Beatles Boyle

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The Important Fact Sheet

 

It was 20 bags ago today…Can you believe it? 382 different people have participated in the Paper Bag during that span, totalling 2066.5 “bagyears”. We will exist in 4D this year…yes, we will actually laugh in the face of time as it stares back at us. We need someone to volunteer to dub some video tape, please let me know if you are available for that. The final (tentative) songlist is on the back of this sheet. It is in show order. Vocalists please see Mr. Barca and sign up for unclaimed songs (1st come, 1st served). Instrumentalists must check with your Section Leader for song assignments. On run-through day (Mon June 23) we must end at 9:30pm so the club can open. Please be on time that night and be ready when you are needed. Everyone should be checking with your Section Leader so that you are kept up to date. Please get your ticket money in early.

Please bring a can of food for donation to those in our community who are less fortunate than we. Thanks

Mark Coffee, the man who procures our shirts is the father of twins and a very hard working individual. He plays in the guitar section and has much music to learn. Please inform Mr. Guido now as to what name and number you would like on your shirt and save this guy some precious time. We thank you.

Itinerary
MONDAY June 16- 8pm Section Leaders Meeting
MONDAY June 23 - Bag EVE at Mulcahy's
1pm - Sound & Lights load in
3pm - Construction crew call- Stage, sound, light & video area construction needs to be done. We always need help. Contact the Construction Section Leader for info
6pm - Stage gear load-in All Bag musicians are expected to participate in the Bag eve run-through.
7-9pm - Run-through. We will rehearse as much of the show as we can get to in 2 hours. We must use our time efficiently. Be on time.
TUESDAY June 24 - 3pm - General Call, Be there.
5pm - Stage gear load-in
6pm - Drum sound check We always spend extra time on the drums. We just do
7pm - Band sound check
9pm - House opens
10pm - Musicians to the Courtyard- it's SHOWTIME
Mulcahy’s is gracious enough to provide food for the crew on both Wednesday & Thursday. Please be appreciative.
Only people wearing 1997 Bag shirts are permitted in the stage and backstage areas. Please cooperate. DO NOT bring unauthorized individuals to the areas reserved for the band.


 

 

 

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Useless Paper Bag Statistics
In this, our 20th year there are 206 players in the bag, who’s experience totals 1,426 bags, for an average of 6.92 years experience. We thought you would enjoy a breakdown by section.
Section
# Players
Total Years
Avg.Years
Section
# Players
Total Years
Avg.Years
Cheese Calzones 7 104 14.86 Sound/Lights 9 80 8.89
Vocalists 10 92 9.20 Mr. Guido’s Staff 5 46 9.20
Guitars 11 107 9.73 Door Crew 6 75 12.50
Keyboards 6 61 10.08 Construction Crew 6 28 4.67
Horn Section 6 63 10.50 Beer Crew 6 39 6.50
Harmonica Section 2 29 14.50 Staff 31 156 4.97
Basses 8 47 5.88 Ladies Auxillary 51 253 4.96
Percussion 15 115 7.67 Group W Bench 12 41 3.42

Sally
As I looked through a scrapbook this past week, I came across an ad from 1977 listing live music playing that week at Henry Afrika Cafe in Northport. Cutaway, the band I was in at the time, played on a Friday night. Every Thursday, a young lady by the name of Sally Scudder played the piano and sang. I had the good fortune to work with Sally on and off throughout the ensuing 20 years. For the past four years Sally has been a card-carrying (and equipment-carrying) member of the Jim Small Band. I speak for the entire Paper Bag family when I say that I am deeply saddened by her sudden passing. Sally was a joy to be around. She approached everything she did with such exuberance. I can’t accept that I will never look across the stage again and see her in her carefully ironed clothes, her hands on the keys, bobbing her head and tapping her feet in time to the music (bare feet as often as possible). This was one happy lady. The grief that I feel is such that if we pause tonight to formally honor Sally, I don’t feel that we could bounce back. Our prayers go out to Sally’s family, to Doug Raggio, and to all whose lives she touched. Tonight’s performance, every note, every word, every laugh, is dedicated to her memory. In the months to follow, her friends will determine a suitable way to remember this butterfly of a person, and it will become part of the Paper Bag tradition. Please, everyone, make certain that you arrive home safely tonight.

Send your comments, suggestions and jokes. Don’t forget to leave out the “e” in Paper. Last year some guy in Iowa got a ton of my e-mail.

The Savannah Joe Kommnick “Are these donuts fresh?” Moment Many of you in the Paper Bag community knew Joe Kommnick simply as “Savannah.” I had the privilege working with this gentle man in the clubs on the South Shore for over 10 years. Savannah Joe was a bright ray of happiness that cut through the smoky air and shined into your heart. He was always ready with a joke, your favorite libation, or an absurd movie quote . There was never anything harsh about Savannah Joe…none of the rough edges many of us who live the night life develop. I miss his company. In 1996 we inaugurated the tradition of performing a song each year that connects us with Joe, so that we may have a vehicle to help us remember this fine man. This year, Midnight Train To Georgia is dedicated to Savannah Joe. In keeping with Joe’s sense of humor, and to ease the melancholy of the moment, before we begin the song, We ask all of you to place an index finger, held horizontally, just below your nose and all together ask in a falsetto voice …“Are these donuts fresh?

THE BROWN PAPER BAG is the only thing civilized man has produced that does not seem out of place in nature. Crumpled into a wad of wrinkles, like the fossilized brain of a dryad; looking weathered; seemingly slow and rough enough to be a product of natural evolution; its brownness the low key brown of potato skin and peanut shell, dirty but pure; its kinship to tree unobstructed by the cruel crush of industry; absorbing the elements like any other organic entity a No. 8 Kraft brown paper bag lay discarded in the hills of Huntington and it appears to live where it lay
by Tom Robbins
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Thanks and a tip of the old Paper Bag hat to Naomi Margolin for discovering the origin of this quote

No one of the musicians or crew members are paid for these performances, we do it because we are having more fun than anyone on the planet.

1997 SECTION LEADERS
Many people wonder how this crazy, complicated show, with all its myriad details, ever comes together at all. Most of the credit goes to the Section Leaders who work many hours so that we can all enjoy the Bag. Thank them when you see them go by.

Tony Rome • Scott Savitt
Cheese Calzones • Marianne Barton
Vocalists • Tony Barca
Guitarland • Mike Cummings
Guitarland • Joe Anziano
Keyboard Ghetto • Larry Ketchell
Horns • Val Angrosini
Harps • Paul Shields
Harps • Joe Santino
Basses • Jim Myers
Percussion • Scott Kistenberger
Sound • Larry Phrögk Perlman
Lights • Greg Hebel
Construction • George Ranzette
Door Crew • Phil Guido
Ladies Auxiliary • Sue Guido
Mr. Guido's Valet Jim Mola
Mr. Guido's Spiritual Advisor • Tom Russo

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