Paper Bag #21 ~ June 30, 1998
Mulcahy's ~ Wantagh , LI, NY
~the "Brown Bag" bag
~the Disraeli Gears album
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• 206 participants• 48 Songs

Instrumentation: Mike Guido, Tony Rome, 7 Cheese Calzones, 10 vocalists, 11 guitars, 6 keyboards, 4 harmonicas, 5 horns, 8 basses, 13 percussionists, 58 crew members, 55 ladies auxiliary, 16 on the Group W Bench
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Highlights: The "Brown Bag" Paper Bag, an unbelievably funky James Brown jam (trombone solo by Mike Caton), Disraeli Gears, Neil Burgett sings with a cigar in his mouth, Black Dog, I Dig a Pony with a skip in the record

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Name Shirt Name Shirt #
Our Founder    
Mike Guido GUIDO 46
Tony Rome    
Scott Savitt Sect Ldr ANTHONY ROMERIO QUACK
The Cheese Calzones    
Marianne Barton Sect Ldr DOUBLE CHEESE 41
Judy Davis HEAD CHEESE 1
Mary Mc Andrews CHZCALZONE@aol.COM 18 years
Beth Jewell FETA GETTINÕ BETTER 17 years
Peggy Kelly FORTE f
Judy Ammar MAMA CHEESE 2 1/2
Laura French CHEESIE 18
Vocalists    
Tony Barca Sect Ldr OLD DUDE 100/2 DADDY ÒGOIYÓ
Jim Small ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING 7
Phil Reilly REILLY 40
Allen Santoriello SCHWARTZ 13
Paul Weber CARABELLI LIVES!  
Ricky Roche RICKY 5Õ3Ó
Pete Scully SCULLDUGGERY 88
Annie Santoriello SWEET OWL 8
Joan Pollack SCHMAAATE 140db
Don Prager THE LAST DON 69
Guitarland    
Joe Anziano Sect Ldr JOEY 1
Mike Cummings Sect Ldr M. C. 7b5
Ed Carucci POLECAT 45
Mike Nugent IRON MIKE 7
Mark Coffey MARKO 00
Mike Flyntz FLYNTZ .010
Joe Scollo SCOLLO 00
Tom Pecoraro PEDAL RACKS 2
Rick Horvath NOODLES B#
The Keyboard Ghetto    
Larry Ketchell Sect Ldr ROAD RAGE 42
Gary Quenqua   Q
Ed Lesco TUPPERWARE 7
Joe Samuels ROAST BEEF $15.85/lb
Rich Campbell SHUFF-L-ESSENCE 88
The Down Wind Horns    
Val Angrosini Sect Ldr LIP SERVICE B#
John Boyle HAD ANY SAX LATELY? 25
Lenny La Pinta RICO ROYALE 3 1/2
Ron Fox TENURE `98
Ron Aprea CRAZY FINGERS 11
Mike Caton SPARKY 120
Harmonicas    
Paul Shields Sect Ldr PABLO 47
Joe Santino Sect Ldr RHYTHM & HUES f 5.6
Basses    
Jim Myers Sect Ldr KING OF PAIN 45
Joe Dehler KOKOMOÉagain? 8 IS ENOUGH
Tom Flyntz MR. HANKY <bass clef symbol>
John Abbey ABBEY NORMAL 33 1/3
Dave Noyes NOYZ `R US 665 1/2
Mark Cimino MR. C 6
Lester Saldinger LES IS MORE <diamond inside circle>
Steve Leunig BASSMAN BAGGED 3 1955 - ?
Percussion    
Scott Kistenberger Sect Ldr BAGÕS GROOVE 3
Jimmy Varelas JIMMYTHEGREEK 42
Steve Finkelstein JUNGLE JEW 2
Eel Nietsleknif MOD ORANGE 67
Phil Cimino WASTEBASKET 18
Vin Cimino STONY 69
Neil Burgett DRUMSWEAT 46
Pete Lazos THE GREEK 22
Jeff Consi CHUB E. FRESH  
Billy Onesios   O
Shawn Murray MURPHY 6
Cliff Hackford HACKMAN 41
Brendan OÕ Keefe SACK OÕ POTATOS 47
Sound    
Phrögk Perlman Sect Ldr PHRÖGK +1/°
Tom Heinisch Sect Ldr TEFKAT 0(+>
Lee Gordon FLASH 39
Willy S K Sound WILLY THE MONITOR GUY 2.5k
Scott Hartmann MID FREQ 9
Tom Griffin MIAMI 98
Tom Dekrone PRICKLE 6
Rich Rahner SOUNDUDE 35
Chip Sciacca    
Pete Greco QUAH 19z
Lights    
Greg Hebel Sect Ldr HEBEL 41
Photo    
Bill Mason Sect Ldr BILBO 3791
Video    
George Walden Sect Ldr CAPTAIN VIDEO 11 years
Mr. Guido's Spiritual Advisor    
Tom Russo Sect Ldr DADDY SPICE 23
Mr. Guido's Valet    
Jim Mola JIMMY 29
Toastmaster    
Bruce Sautkulis TOASTMASTER 1
The Door Crew    
Phil Guido Sect Ldr MR. BUBBLY 16
Lucy Guido LUCIA 47
Bob Guido GUIDO 43
Vinny Guido VINCENZO 39
Construction    
George Ranzette Sect Ldr SharonsNorton <<#11
Adam Schwab NICK ZOOMO 7 years
Lisa Layton CAN CAN <<symbol>> YESICAN
Jim Irwin OIL CAN %
John Parkinson BIG JOHN 96
Staff    
Eddie Parkinson BIG ED 33
Paul Yovino 1-2-TREE YO-YO
Bob Murphy MURPH 10 years
J C Johnson WARDOG U.L.M. 90
Brian Young 9 YEAR ROOKIE HUH?
Walter Symanski WALT 23
Pete Xefos X MAN 69
Jack Brescia TOW TRUCK JACK 40+++
John Roxburgh SANDBAR JOHN 00
Gary Troy TROY 24
Billy Leavy BAD BILLYS 56
Vinnie Quenqua VINNY Q
Rob Smith ROCKINÕ ROB 243
Pete Volberg QUALITY PETE 15
Kevin West CRANKY BOY 2
James West HOME SWEET BAG 9-98
Tom Menkes BENOIT 14
Steve Doell STEVE 11
Tom West SMOOTHE UP 69
Joe Tighe    
Phil Wetenhall CHZDOG 57
Bob Barbini WALTÕS COUSIN BOB 23
Bud Forstell FEZ ON? 69
Paul Berner BUTZ 42
Joe Barton BARTERING BARTON 23
Steven Ianucci NUCCI 7
Joe Gander GOOSE 69
Matt De Luna TRI-STAR 747
Joe Sellitto JOEY SAUCE 6
Brian Behnke DRAGON HEART 70/35
Ernest Southard BUTCHY BETTS 98
Ladies Auxilliary    
Sue Guido Sect Ldr SPICE MOM 2
Sue W Guido ASK ME ABOUT MY MOTIVES <<14
Pam Sprague BEER TWIN 1 20
Grettie Silecchio GRETTIE ±12db
Patti Small FUTURE BAGGER << down arrow>>
Cathi Reilly HUMAN PEZ DISPENSER 4
Laura Daddona LAURA 2
Dawn Barca MOMMY ÒGOIYÓ 31
Sue Lesco K.M.A. 8
Desiree Xefos DEZ MONSTER 44
Lisa Joy THE VOICE 42
Suzan Coffey SUE WITH 2
Lani Quenqua   Q2
Julie Kistenberger JULIKINS 16
Lori Guido GUIDO IN PASTA 6
Amy Hof MORTGAGE BABE 97
Peggy Irwin MELONMAKER -8%
Karen Sprague BEER TWIN 2 20
Stephanie West MONEY BAGS 156k
Nancy Hebel NANCY 21
Barbara Dismas BEE DEE 53
Vinnie Anne Doell VINNIE ANNE 10
Pam Pecoraro PAM DOLL 3
Christine Schwab TALK <<2 ME>>
Laura Leavy LOVABLE LA LA  
Dawn Menkes MRS BENOIT 8oz.
Ruth Ketchell GO GIRL 634
Joyce Saldinger JOYCE 23
Jill Silberberg WEB MISTRESS 007
Cassie Mernick CASSALITA 38
Cindy Symanski WALTÕS WIFE 23
Betsy Parkinson BETSY  
Karen Lacey KAREN 2
Sandra Antenucci NortonsSharon <<#11
Cecilia Hackford CECILIA 99
Nancy Kleemann KLEEMANN 3
Lisa De Luna BOP ÔTILL YA DROP 4 am
Alex Santoriello SANTORIELLO 97
Melissa Perlman MELISSA 23
Amy Russo MOMMY SPICE 23
Patti Zant MRS. CHIP 7
Emma Guido GIRL POWER 7
Sara Guido LITTLE GIRL POWER 3
Cathy West KITCHEN WITCH  
Jeanne Barnwell MS. U 13
Tara Schumann TARA 7
Anita Weber CARABELLI TOO!  
Michele Anglisano PEACHY TEACH 22
Stephanie Keeperman FRUIT 71
Jeanne Graziano BEAN 7
Patty Blackall ÒHI!Ó 7
Christine Greco BUJI 21
the Group W Bench    
Mike Russo Sect Ldr GOOFY UNCLE MIKE °
Ken Tobin Sect Ldr 00 GLITCH  
Bruce Mc Cullough ELROD 6
Ed Lowe BLACK POPPY page 8
Tom Fischetti FISH 33
Joe Mc Gorry McGOO `98
John Murray BINKY 10
Liz Tobin HERE THIS YEAR `98
Mike Mc Elwee JANITOR `98
John Kleemann JACK 47
Billy OÕ Sullivan STALE 00
John Wittenborg SALTY 50
Greg Zant FLYING CHIP 8
Eric Miller E TRAIN 98
Michael Dunne CHOW BOY 01
Diane OÕ Keefe DIANE 4
Gary Francke FRANCKE GÕS 15
Jules Doell JULES 12
Jeanne Guido- Sielaff MIKE GUIDOÕS MOM 10
Larry Goodman HEY BARTENDER 15
Larry Fitzpatrick BIF 8
Kristen Grubert BASS GIRL trident
Mike Fehling EMPIRE MIKE 4
Neil Moskowitz PIANISSIMO pp
Jim Mc Crann PARADIDDLE mm=120

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    Song Title Artist Bag Vocalists
1   Black Dog Opening Riff Led Zeppelin xx
2   Paper Bag Theme Bag Band Guido
3   I Don't Wanna Work Todd Rundgren Guido/Calzones
4   Don't Look Back Peter Tosh Santoriello/Kelly
5   Spanish Moon Little Feat Small
     Brown Bag Set #1
6   Doctor My Eyes Jackson Browne Weber
7   Doin' it to Death (funky good time) James Brown Allen Santoriello
8   Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle Kelly
9   Leroy Brown Croce Horvath
10   Charlie Brown Coasters Ensemble
11   Fire! Crazy World of Arthur Brown Scollo
     
12   Tempted Squeeze Pollock
13   Open Sesame Kool & the Gang Scully
14   Leader of the Pack Shirelles Mary Mc/Calzones
15   Summertime Blues Blue Cheer Roche/Calzones
     Cream
16   I'm So Glad Cream Prager
17   Swlabr Cream Cummings
18   Strange Brew Cream Horvath/Pollock
19   World of Pain Cream Barca/Lester
20   Outside Woman Blues Cream Anziano
21   Tales of Brave Ulysses Cream Roche
     
22   Late in the Evening Paul Simon Barca
23   Stand By Your Man Tammy Wynette Annie Santoriello
24   Time Chambers Bros Savitt/Calzones
25   BAG CONTEST¥DRUM SOLO
26   Hot Fun in the Summertime Sly & Family Stone Men
27   Lido Shuffle Boz Scaggs Lester Saldinger
28   Something to Talk About Bonnie Raitt Kelly
29   Grazin' in the Grass H Masekela/Friends of Dis Scully/Ensemble
30   Holy Moses Eric Clapton Barca
31   Low Rider War Scully
     Brown Bag Set #2
32   Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison Prager
33   Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter Herman's Hermits Roche
34   Brown Shoes Don't Make It Zappa Boyle/Morris
35   Brown Bag Blues Ruth Brown, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee Harps
36   Brown Sugar Stones Savitt/Calzones
     
37   The Letter Cocker Weber
38   I Dig a Pony Beatles Scollo
39   Messin' with the Kid Floyd Dixon Scully
40   Sweet Jane Lou Reed Burgett
41   You Don't Love Me Allman Bros. John Boyle
42   Black Dog Led Zeppelin Roche/Horvath
     The Wheel
43   Tush ZZ Top Barca
44   Secret Agent Man Johnny Rivers Scully
45   Freeway Jam Jeff Beck  
46   Roadhouse Blues Doors Billy O
47   My Way Sinatra Santoriello/O' Keefe
48   Satin Doll Duke Ellington  
49   Twist & Shout Beatles Boyle

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1998


The Important Fact Sheet

 

Paper Bag 21 is upon us. The year just seems to fly by. Lisa Layton deserves a pat on the back for handling the food donation. Folks in need in several Long Island communities were helped through her efforts and your generosity. Anyway, as you can see from the list we have a nice little bag this year. Two brown bag sets, and Disraeli Gears. 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 29) 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.

Mark Coffey, 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.

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

Because approximately 10% of Bag tickets that are turned in at the door are not paid for, we have a new ticket policy. You must pay for tickets already received, before being issued more tickets. I am sorry for any inconvienience this may cause.

Itinerary
MONDAY June 22- 8pm Section Leaders Meeting
MONDAY June 29 - 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 30 - 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 1998 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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The theme for this year’s Bag is Brown & Cream. This idea came from an e-mail I received last year from two members of the audience, Lisa & Gary Penny, who I still have never met. The idea was to have a brown bag, you know…with like- Jackson Browne. At the first section leader meeting in January, the executive board liked the suggestion and adopted it. The Cream part came about because, as my sweet wife Susie says, “The section leaders are just a bunch of old farts who haven’t heard a new song they like in 15 years.” This is true. While we take suggestions from many sources, the music we perform at the Bag is basically a reflection of me, old fart 46 year old Mike Guido. This is “my music.” I have been a musician my whole life. I am fortunate enough to have a job teaching music in Garden City Middle School where I play and enjoy many genres of music- jazz, classical, marching band, big band, pop, standards, opera, show music- you name it. But this music, the Paper Bag music, is me. We enjoy playing it- you enjoy listening to it. Have a good time tonight- we expect you, the audience, to sing, play, clap, stomp & whistle right along with the band. Please make sure that everyone arrives home safely. See ya next year. Mike

More Paper Bag History • The Disappearing Bag Tape
As most of you well know, the music at the Paper Bag does not stop- from 10 pm to 4 am we are cranking. There is, however, that short window of time while the Designer Bag Contest happens, when the band is not on the stage. At this point in the show we use the Disappearing Bag Tape, an audio cassette containing about 10 minutes of the Bag theme. The DBT was recorded by Phrögk at the Silver Dollar before Bag #5 (1982). (On the tape are Bob D’Andrade, Larry Ports, Jim Rutzler- bass; Phil Reilly, Doug Baldwin, Bruce McCullough, Ed Carucci, Mike Lawshé, Ed Wright, Ted Rispoli- guitar; Paul Shields- harp; Gary Q, John Martin- keyboard;Scotty K, Bill Grillo- drums.) One of the running jokes I have had with Phrögk over the years involves him not cuing the DBT properly. Anyway, we use this same cassette every year- except 1991, when Tom Griffin lost it. He panicked, of course, and then spent the whole night -before-the bag in a studio sequencing a new one. As you can guess, I was not pleased. But we used it. And he found the real DBT soon after. This year, Mulcahy’s was nice enough to allow Scotto and I to record a radio commercial. What did we use as a sound track? The 17-year-old-recorded-in-a-bar-on-a-cassette-machine Disappearing Bag Tape. This little group of electrons, aligned on magnetic tape is a small, but important, element in the show we all will enjoy tonight. E-mail me with your Bag stories and ideas. PAPRBAG@aol.com
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The Disappearing Bag Tape to download the DBT

This is the spot where I get to thank… Dick at Supreme Trophy in Huntington Station; Rainbow Video; S-K Sound;, Mark Coffey and the crew at Goldman Bros.; WBAB, Minuteman Printing in East Northport; The Maker of the Melon Peggy Irwin; Lisa Layton for her wonderful work collecting and distributing food; my brothers and sisters working at the front door missing the show; my three girls, Emma, Sara & Sue for making me the happy boy you see here tonight.

Mulcahy’s…is some great place to enjoy the Bag. From John Murray and Ken Tobin, right across to the bar backs, every one of the seemingly endless number of employees of this club is unfailingly helpful. These people understand the the Paper Bag at its purest essence. The Bag has matured these past 3 years, in no small part due to the support provided by these fine people. Please thank the Mulcahy’s staff when you see them. Patronize this fine establishment all year.

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, Messin with the Kid 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.

1998 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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