the Bag Lady Bag

 

The Players
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Name   Bag #39 shirt name Bag 39 shirt #   Name   Bag #39 shirt name Bag 39 shirt #
Our Founder   Ladie's Auxilliary
Mike Guido   GUIDO 63   Sue Guido   PURPLE REIGNS
Tony Rome & the Cheese Calzones   Pam Sprague   SWEET PEA
Scott Savitt   DR EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT
  Dawn Barca   DAWN 49
Mary Mc Andrews   MAMA CHEESE 35 YEARS IN THE BAG   Desiree Xefos   XEFOS 44
Laura Daddona   LAURA 2   Suzan Coffey   SUZAN
Beth Jewell   BETTA WITH FETTA 57   Lani Roye   LANI 813
Gia Cerone   SIDE O SAUCE JSG7-4EVA   Amy Hof  

Cheryl Schrufer   STILT LADY 4 11 1/2   Karen Sprague   KAREN
Madeline Mc Andrews   <<blank>>
  Betsy Parkinson   BETSY
Vocalists   Christine Schwab   THRIVIN 2016
Denise Corazón   STARDUST 23   Ruth Ketchell   RUTH 634
Tony Barca   AIN T NOTHING BUT 68   Melissa Perlman   WOOD 31
Joan Fortin   JOAN B WAN KENOBI 140db   Emma Guido   THE QUEEN 4E
Pete Scully   SCULLY 52   Sara Guido   SABAI SABAI 16
Dawnette Darden   SUN 7   Dee Antonucci   TIME PASSES MUCH TOO QUICKLY 2012
Ricky Roche   rickyroche.com 51   Lisa Garafalo  

Lee Thompson   VAGITARIAN 68   Liz Barbini   CLIYOBELL
Paul Esposito   MISS YOU MOM 354   Yohanna Olsen   YO <<next line>> cat mama 27
Dave Franklin   RAVE 13   Eileen Lombardozzi   LEEN CUISINE 13
Chris Casper   CASPER 96 TEARS   Denise Chapman   DENISE 50
Ellen Dumlao   BLUEBERRY 3.14159   Jeanne Guido- Sielaff   MIKE GUIDO S MOM 10
Leslie Carter   MACMAMMA 15   Liz Goodman   THINLIZY 8
Tammi Wolfe   NYO NYO 11?   Christine Liske   GYPSY SOUL 60
Kenny Forgione   PAPPY 7   Barbara Klein  

Kristin Seely   KK TUNES 21   Danielle Guido   GUIDO GIRL 23
Steve Mecca   MECCALICIOUS 26   Laurie Giovanneillo   TRIPLE G 13
Guitarland   Theresa Hart   T Rx 10 1/2
Joe Anziano   JOEY <fedora>   Gina Fox   HANNAH S MOM 10/11/07
Mike Cummings   MC 7b5   Julie Esposito   ZONK PRIZE .8
Mike Flyntz   FLYNTZ .010   Sharon Cook   SEC ESQ
Mike Nugent   M NUGE 7   Lisa Franceski  

Joe Scollo   JoScoLo
  Leonora Cicio   CHINCOTEAGUE 55
Rick Horvath   NOODLES B#   Dawn Gund   NAKED BODY GUITARS 13
Johnny Cola   ADRIANA'S GRANDPA <<face>>   Loren Roye   LOREN #1 REALTOR
Jimmy Gallagher   G STRING 06   Sue Larsen   <<blank>>
Larry Fitzgerald   FITZ
  Erin Donahue   NUNSENSE 30
Mike Barberich   CHEESE GRATER 45rpm   Donna Donahue   DONNAWHO 7
The Keyboard Ghetto   Camille Rizzo   RETIRED MRS. RIZ
Gary Quenqua  
Q   Susette Franklin   SUSETTE 62
Larry Ketchell   TWING! 60   Anne Marie Nunziata   Q & A
Joe Samuels   ROAST BEEF $26.96/lb   Corina Antonucci   LITTLE PHIL <<g clef>>
Rich Campbell   MARATHON MAN 4:43   Sarah Coffey   COFFEYCAKES
Mark Bonder   BONDERHYTHMS 23   Susan Hennings   THE LAST MRS LOWE
The Down Wind Horns   Amy Hennings Sue   AIM-A-LA
Lenny La Pinta   MAESTRO 61   Karen Titone   KAREN 10
Ron Fox   HANNAH S DAD 10/11/07   Sharon Tursi   I M WITH PETE
Jason Chapman   CHAPPY 50   Grace Tursi   SKID ROW KID
Frank Rizzo   TRITONE BONE 4 & 7   Janet Hennings Sue   JAN-JAN 2
Barry Titone   BTRITONE 10   Susan Turner   SOOZ 13
Jimmy Cordara   CORDARA 219   Gayle Benson   ROADIE
Adam Seely   SEELY LOVE SONGS 27   Bubbles Carucci   BUBBLES 10
Will Shelley   SHACK 54   Blank Michaels   <<blank>>
The Harmonica Section   Amy Oliver  

Paul Shields   PABLO 65   Debbie Regan   LOCATION LOCATION 3
Joe Santino   RHYTHM & HUES f 5.6   Janice O Rourke   JANICE 15
George Ranzette   BOUND 55   Dawn D Amato   DBLE D
Joe Gander   PAPA GOOSE 1234   Annie Humbach   STICHWITCH 6
The Bass Section   Amanda Smalls   SMALLS 25
Tom Flyntz   TBONE <bass clef symbol>   Theresa Montoya   T FOR 2 33
Lester Saldinger   AGING GRACEFULLY
  Sarah Guido   GUIDO 7
Stephen Michaels   RAMONE 23   Category 5
Dave Noyes   WHEN I M 64 52   Gary Troy   TROY 24
Rich Benson   WHEN I M 64   Vinnie Quenqua   BIG Q
Bob Ericson   ELEVATOR 88   Bob Barbini   SLOMO
The Paper Bag Drum Section   Steven Ianucci   NUCCI 7
Scott Kistenberger   K 3   John Wittenborg   SALTY 50
Don Larsen   FOUNT OF USELESS INFORMATION 18   Annie Schmidt   ANNIE 18
Jimmy Varelas   JIMMYTHEGREEK 60   Bob Schmidt   BOB 18
Steve Finkelstein   JUNGLE JU TOO   John Ziliani   SHAKA 14
Pete Lazos   COOKIE HEAD 6.5x14   Ez Bardeguez   EZ 7
Billy Onesios   BAGTIME 58   Garrett Bardeguez   MOBILE WRENCH 973-250-2924
Brendan O Keefe   BOOSH 50   Marty Ruppert   MARTY 15
Shawn Murray   GROOVE SLAVE
  Marya Ruppert   MARYA 15
Chris Hart   CHRISPY 10   Anthony Alcamo   TONYDRUMS 99
Keith Lombardozzi   DOZZI 15   Martin Kennedy   THE DUDE 00
Ben Greenspan   FUNK U 00   Adeline Ruiz   LID 51
Ralph Decurzio   RALPH E DEE
  Julianna Barca   JUST 2018
Tom De Renzo   TOM 4   Kevin Murphy   MURPH 15
NCPD Emerld Society Pipe Band   Tom Ruppert   TOM 12
Mike Bartlett   CAKES 184   Mary Ellen Ruppert   MARY ELLEN 12
Leo O Hara  

  Michael Curley   CURLEY 7
Bob Riordan    
  Don Moore   GRANDPA D 53
Denise Robbert   LIL DRUMMER GIRL 24   Neil Gallagher   MAJOR 7
Dick Hanley   HANLEY 10   Louie Catalano   LouBallz 13
Brian Mc Cormack  

  Bob Barca   NOT SO OLD DUDE
Terry Loughlin   FUZZ
  Mike Ringle   MIKE R 57
Rick Congro  

  Martha Quenqua   MZ.M
Devin Ross  

  Gerry Donahue   RETIRED AGAIN 10
George Morrish  

  Matt Brescia   BRESCIA 27
Terry Quinn  

  Marie Gallagher   MINOR 7
Sound   Joe Gander Jr   GOOSE 90
Phrögk Perlman   PHRÖGK 182SS   Mark Gunton   ENNEAGRAM 7
Scott Hartmann   MID FREQ 27   Rebecca Gunton   REBECCA ?
Mike Halupa   HALUPICS f 1.8   Kevin Brescia   BRESCIA 23
Video   John Gerardi   JOHNNY G 7
Ralph Porcelli   MUTHACRISPA 55   Richard Franklin   BOTZ 10
Ralph Esposito   SPOMAN 911   Jon Franklin   TURTLE 13
Steve Porcelli   EKOGUY 39   Laura Degnan   MIDNIGHT RAMBLER 66
John Molloy   THESMOKEGUY.COM 65   Chris Coffey   MR CLEAN
Judy Porcelli   EKO MOM 1   Diego Chiriboga   DIEGO 66
Mr. Guido's Staff   Kira Bardeguez   KIRA 7
Tom Russo   RUDO 14   Morgan Bardeguez   LeFAY
Jim Mola   JIMMY 29   Nick Post   THE MUSIC ZOO 55
Bill Mason   BILBO 3971   Parkins Molloy   PARKINS
Bruce Sautkulis   TOASTMASTER 1   Sister Shields   PAULS LITTLE SISTER DINNY
Mark Coffey   MARKBRO
  Ken Duncan   DUNK
The Door Crew   The Group W Bench
Frank Varipapa   AIR TUNA 99   Austin Hennings   ALL ABOUT THE BASS
Phil Guido   GUIDO 63   Jarrett Pagano   JARRETT 23
Jack Brescia   TOW TRUCK JACK 62   The Group W Bench
Steve Zilko   SZ
  Richard Degnan   DR DEGS 26
Gloria Vasco   GT 2   Tom Fischetti   FISH 33
Maureen Martin   MO 20   Ken Tobin   FIELD SIXER
Mike Cantoni   FASCIA 206   Steve Sobstyl   COACH STEVE 11
The Construction Crew   Larry Lupo   OD 20/20
Adam Schwab   THRIVIN 24   Bobby Bashian   OLD MAN 50
Lisa Layton   OLD HAG NAG BAG LADY 55   Jay Caputo   CHIEF 69
John Parkinson   BIG JOHN 96   Charlie Costello   & SALUTATIONS 69
Larry Showman   BONES 5   Rich Ostrowski   SKI 69
Jeremy Showman   JSHOW 555   Russell Castriogiavanni   LITTL BRUDDA 47
Justin Showman   THE TERDBURGLAR
  Bob Coffey   BOBBRO
The Beer Crew   Mark Klein   www.liblues.com 106
John Christison   BARCREEP 4Q2   Bob Koloski   BON TON BOB 5
Peggy Christison   THE ALIEN 69   Jim Savalli   CLARK KENT 27
The Staff   Nick Guido   GUIDO 29
Eddie Parkinson   BIG ED 33   Mike Guido I I   OFFICER GUIDO 19106
Kevin West   CRANKY BOY 2   T C Marino   LOWE GENES 7
Mike Bartoldus   PHELPS 16   Shannon Lowe   SHANNANIGANS 6
Mulcahys / Nutty Irishman   George Vignola   BIG BALLS 5
John Murray Jr.   JOHNNY CASH 55   Pete Tursi   SKID ROW PETE
Billy O Sullivan   BILLY O 69   Wally D Amato   WALLYWORLD 15
Mike Zwart   ZWARTY 86   Jim Mc Glynn   MC GLYNN 26
Rick Capiello   RICK LIGHTS
  John Coffey   JOHNBRO
Mike Gaudiello   RODCHESTER MIKE
  Jonah Brill   ChessRealism 4E
Allan Dorman   DORFMAN
  Lee Rasler   ONE-SHOT
Meaghan Keane   MEME 2   T J D Amato   TJ
Mike Mc Elwee   MISTER BASEBALL
88   Pete Gerontakos   MUSIC ZOO PETE 91
Larry Schumacher   POSTY 338          
John Court   THE DEAD POET 450          
Chris Mc Dermott   McD 22          
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The Songlist for Paper Bag #39 ~ The Bag Lady Bag
song # song title artist vocalist
1 Let's Go Crazy Prince
Horvath, Rick



2 Paper Bag Theme Song Phil Gagliano Band
Guido, Mike



3 I Don t Wanna Work Todd Rundgren
Guido, Mike



4 Josie Steely Dan
Pollack, Joan



5 A Girl Like You Young Rascals
Forgione, Kenny



6 Rosalita Bruce Springsteen
Esposito, Paul



7 Need You Now Lady Antebellum
Carter, Leslie Saldinger, Lester


8 Rhiannon Fleetwood Mac
Wolfe, Tammi



9 Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen Santana
Cummings, Mike



10 Lady Styx
Roche, Ricky



11 NCPD Bagpipes





12 Ziggy Stardust David Bowie
Corazón, Denise



13 I am the Walrus Beatles
Savitt, Scotto



14 7 Bridges Road Eagles
Barca, Tony Pollack, Joan Forgione, Kenny Corazón, Denise Franklin, Dave
15 Heartache Tonight Eagles
Barca, Tony



16 Jane Jefferson Starship
Dumlao, Ellen



17 Roundabout Yes
Bonder, Mark



18 The Fish Yes





19 Roll With the Changes REO Speedwagon
Esposito, Paul



20 Serpentine Fire Earth Wind & Fire
Scully, Pete



21 What is Hip Tower of Power
Darden, Dawnette



22 The Bitch is Back Elton John
Cheese Calzones



23 Rosanna Toto
Mecca, Steve



24 Shake Senora Harry Belafonte
Franklin, Dave



25 Fat Bottom Girls Queen
Esposito, Paul



26 Redneck Woman Gretchen Wilson
Wolfe, Tammi Seely, Kristen


27 Alison Elvis Costello
Casper, Chris



28 American Woman Guess Who
Scollo, Joe



29 Hey Miss Bessie Charlie Musselwhite
Barca, Tony



30 Heartbreaker Led Zeppelin
Thompson, Lee



31 Livin Lovin Maid Led Zeppelin
Thompson, Lee



32 the Designer Bag Contest





33 the Paper Bag Drum Solo





34 Hot Fun in the Summertime Sly & the Family Stone
ensemble



35 Bad Girls Donna Summer
Seely, Kristen



36 We Are Family Sister Sledge
Carter, Leslie



37 Lovely Rita Beatles
Forgione, Kenny Franklin,Dave Casper, Chris

38 Patty Duke Theme TV Themes
Ensemble



39 Fantasy Earth Wind & Fire
Saldinger, Lester



40 Modern Love David Bowie
Casper, Chris Scully, Pete


41 Shambala Three Dog Night
Corazón, Denise



42 Okie from Muskogee Merle Haggard
Barca, Tony Franklin, Dave


43 Karnevil #9 Emerson Lake & Palmer
Roche, Ricky



44 Ace of Spades Motorhead
Thompson, Lee



45 Plush Stone Temple Pilots
Roche, Ricky



46 Purple Rain Prince
Horvath, Rick



47 Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Mecca, Steve Darden, Dawnette


48 Dancing Queen ABBA
Dumlao, Ellen Seely, Kristen


49 Mrs. Robinson Simon & Garfunkel
Pollack, Joan Roche, Ricky


50 Ruby Tuesday Rolling Stones
Forgione, Kenny Saldinger, Lester


51 Your Mama Don't Dance Loggins & Messina
Pollack, Joan Franklin,Dave


52 Maggie May Rod Stewart
Scollo, Joe



53 Something in the Air Tonight Thunderclap Newman
Scollo, Joe



54 Baba O'Riley Who
Forgione, Kenny



55 You Can t Do That Beatles
Cummings, Mike



56 Foxy Lady Jimi Hendrix
Saldinger, Lester Casper, Chris


57 Peg Steely Dan
Cummings, Mike



58 My Girl Temptations
Cummings, Mike



59 Twist and Shout Beatles
sudience



60 Satisfaction Rolling Stones
audience



61 Let it Roll Doors
audience



62 Brown Sugar Rolling Stones
audience



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the Opening Letter

Introducing Paper Bag #39

~ the Bag Lady Bag~

also featuring - the Body Bag - music by artists that died this year

Tues June 28, 2016 at Mulcahy' in Wantagh

Paper Bag #39 !


And away we go! The Bag Lady Bag was a finalist last year but this year it was chosen over several other very deserving themes.  As usual, at the Executive Board meetings we reviewed every email and facebook post with theme and song suggestions. We imbibed. We laughed at each other.  Tom Flyntz gave birth to a name for the phenomenon of requesting a song done at the last Bag.  Most of us in the Exec Board have done this before but for some reason we found it funny when Tom did it.  The meetings are like that.

The Bag Lady Bag is a worthy theme.  We have songs written about ladies, recorded by bands with ladies in their names, songs sung by ladies … a cornucopia of riches. 

As for the Body Bag, this year we are remembering: Sir George Martin, Glenn Frey, David Bowie, Maurice White, Keith Emerson, Steve Young, Paul Kantner, Gary Richrath, Corey Wells, Mic Gilette, Chris Squire, Scott Weiland, Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Taylor and Gail Zappa. The Body Bag is filling up at an alarming rate these past few years as the musicians we love are dropping like flies.  Except for Keef.

Advance sale tickets will again be $25. The ticket price at the door will remain $30. You can pay for your tickets by handing our Fearless Leader cash (make sure he writes it down) or at the Bagsite (www.paperbagmusic.com). Click on the Bag Members Only link on the left side of the page.  There is a paypal button on the Bag Members Only page that you can click to submit your $$.  If you need the password, check with your section leader or email us at thepaperbag@paperbagmusic.com

Visit the Bagsite early and often. Keep those cards and letters coming. Remember, no lyric sheets for the lead vocalist or risk a Guido hissy-fit. Learn your words. Check in with your section leader today for up to the minute info.

Tow Truck Jack says: “Support / Enjoy live music.”

 

Mike Cummings

- a true rock star -

3:50am ~ Naked to the Waist

Mike Cummings was a GOD this year. He didn't sit on his amp / He got rid of that pile of papers that he was always twisting around looking at / he played every song / he didn't let his amp feed back as he obliviously sat on it wearing his ear plugs / I didn't once catch him practicing modes for eastern asian music in semi tones while we were playing a song / even though he sold the most number of tickets of any Bag member he apologized for not selling more / he didn't leave his pedals where I would step on them all night / he kept his pants on all night (assumed) / he walked around giving everyone the secret buzzer handshake / and finally, when called upon by his fellow late night revelers, after standing on the stage for the entire 6 hour performance he took off his shirt and dragged his hairy back to the front of the stage to sing for us. He is a GOD. Worship him.

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the Program
38cover
Peas & carrots, peas & carrots, peas & carrots …

Brian Mulhern was one of 4 guitarists to participate in Paper Bag #1 at The People's Picnic in Whitehall, NY. During the late 70's, Brian played in several bands in and around the Huntington area often teaming up with his brother Kevin as (what else?) the Mulhern Brothers. I mixed sound for them several times at Chelsea's. Sally Scudder played keyboards and sang in many bands with numerous Bag members. Sally was great to have in the band. Perfect pitch, big smile, never complained, always had fun. Every time the Jim Small Band plays, I look over to the other side of the stage and I can see her, boppin' and tappin' her bare feet. Savannah Joe Kommnick 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. This year, Billionaire is dedicated to Savannah Joe. Adam Calaci played bass and sang in some of the most successful bands to ever play on Long Island. On stage, Adam was a solid presence. His bass playing was strong and yes, it was loud. Backstage, he was a very, very funny man. Bruce Rogers had perfect pitch and keyboard skills that brought that physical marvel to life. Standing in Canterbury Ales while Jim Pin was cranking away (I think Rob Barraco was playing a way-outside solo) Bruce was able to quote to me the chord changes to "Hot Fun in the Summertime" (which are very minor 7/ b5-ish) out of his head. He played the grand piano on stage at Paper Bag #2 and played the Tonight Show theme at the very end of the show. He also had the good fortune to be singing "Low Spark of High Heel Boys" at Bag #9 when Scotty K came onstage as the Energizer Bunny. Little Buster never played in the Bag but he was a tremendous influence on many of us who do. I was Busterized many times. Boy was he fun to watch and listen to. H:e was truly the real deal. Gene Gennusa played guitar in the Bag from 1980 through 1985. He photographed the Bag in '86 and '87, went on to become a well respected photographer in the music industry, and then returned to the Bag in 2004. Hundreds of his photos are on the Bagsite. Gene was a friend and a good guy. Barry Ambrosio was the guitarist and singer for the legendary New Day Band. His guitar technique was flashy but clean. At a time when guitarists almost exclusively used Fender and Gibson guitars, Barry was the first guy I know who played a "custom" guitar, with swirly cutaways and a strange headstock. He had a smile that was infectious and indicated that mischief was not far behind. Phil Antonucci was a great guitarist and an even greater guy. He was an Emmy winning sound engineer and a tireless advocate for music education. We will have several Phlant cheers tonight..

We are musicians. We live a different life, in bars and diners and clubs and catering halls and come home as the sun comes up and put off joining the "real world" as long as possible. It is a great life, rich and rewarding and so so so much fun. We look after each other and are loyal to each other. Sometime during the night tonight, remember someone missing from your life, smile and have some fun for them. We all can live on in the memory of our friends, family and colleagues. Take care of each other, be loyal to each other, and most of all, have fun.

 

This is the spot where I get to thank: Dick at Supreme Trophy in Huntington Station; Eko Video; S-K Sound; Lightcraft; Mark Coffey and the crew at Goldman Bros.; Minuteman Printing in East Northport; The Maker of the Melon Peggy Irwin; Dawn Barca - the sign girl; Lisa Layton for her wonderful work collecting and distributing food; the faculty and staff at all the Island Trees Schools; my three girls, Emma, Sara & Sue for making me the happy boy you see here tonight. As you can see, I live a charmed existence.

Mulcahy's is some great place to enjoy the Bag. From John Murray, 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. Mul's is the Bag's home for life, 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. Get home safely

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.

the 2016 Paper Bag EXECUTIVE BOARD
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 Executive Board 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 ~ Mary McAndrews
Vocalists ~ Denise Corazón
Guitarland~ Joe Anziano, Mike Cummings
Keyboard Ghetto ~ Gary Quenqua, Larry Ketchell
Horns ~ Lenny LaPinta
Harps ~ Joe Santino, Paul Shields
Basses ~ Tom Flyntz, Lester Saldinger
Percussion ~ Scott Kistenberger, Don Larsen
Sound ~ Larry Phrögk Perlman
Aural Enlightenment ~ Tom Heinisch
Construction ~ George Ranzette
Ladies Auxiliary ~ Sue Guido
Shirt Guy par excellence~ Mark Coffey
Mr. Guido's Valet ~ Jim Mola
Mr. Guido's Spiritual Advisor ~ Tom Russo
Tow Truck Driver ~ Tow Truck Jack Brescia
The Group W Bench ~ Dr. Degs PhD.

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