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Houston Record Convention

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Just got back from the Houston Record Convention on Southwest Freeway (it's open until 4 PM).  Lots of customers, very nice atmosphere.  I picked up:

Jimmie Lunceford - Blues In The Night 1938-1942 (Jazz Heritage Series Vol. 15) (MCA)

Mel Lewis and Friends (Horizon)

Earl Bostic Plays Sweet Tunes of the Swinging 30s (King)

Paul Horn - Cycle (RCA)

Bob Brookmeyer - Trombone Jazz Samba (Verve)

Benny Carter - Moonglow (Verve)

Johnny Smith (Verve)

Johnny Smith - Phase II (Verve)

Joe Roland (Bethlehem)

New Orleans - The Living Legends (Riverside)

Manny Albam & Ernie Wilkins - The Drum Suite (RCA)

Blakey/Gillespie/Monk etc. - The Giants Of Jazz (Atlantic)

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars - Volume 4 (Oboe/Flute) (Contemporary)

Plus some pop (Jethro Tull - Living In The Past, and 2 Roches albums)

Total cost = $75

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A fin a piece, not too shabby!

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9 minutes ago, JSngry said:

A fin a piece, not too shabby!

The Yiddish word for five is “finf” so the question “do you have a five?” is roughly “ton ir hobin a finf”. Finf was shortened to “fin” and caught on from there.  

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I don't  have a five, sorry.

Fin.

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49 minutes ago, Dave James said:

The Yiddish word for five is “finf” so the question “do you have a five?” is roughly “ton ir hobin a finf”. Finf was shortened to “fin” and caught on from there.  

"Finif" is also used.

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Yiddish speakers on this board - cool!  It's a great language, especially to curse in.

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Quite a haul for $75. Congrats. 

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