A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 10, 2017
“Most orchestras are just 1800s cover bands”

"Most orchestras are just 1800s cover bands” is a jocular orchestra saying that has been printed on several images. “ If you think about it, most orchestras are mainly cover bands” was posted on the newsgroup alt.guitar.bass on December 22. 2006. “If you stop to think about it, most orchestras are just cover bands. #randomthought” was posted on Twitter on December 17, 2010.

“Most orchestras are just 1800’s cover bands” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on May 15, 2016.


Google Groups: alt.guitar.bass
Original Gigs by Cover Band
John (NJ)
12/22/06
(...)
Nothing wrong with cover bands.  If you think about it, most orchestras are mainly cover bands.  Some local cover bands make a good living doing it and bring home ten times what we make.

Twitter
Aaron Hollman‏
@aaron_hollman
If you stop to think about it, most orchestras are just cover bands. #randomthought
2:48 PM - 17 Dec 2010

Twitter
D.C. Moon‏
@dcmoon3001
Most orchestras are just cover bands.
5:38 PM - 22 Sep 2011

Twitter
Benjamin Black Swan‏
@b6n
Most orchestras are just enormous cover bands.
4:57 PM - 25 Sep 2013

Twitter
chris hatton‏
@thechrishatton
Most orchestras are just really elaborate cover bands.
9:25 AM - 9 Aug 2015

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Most orchestras are just 1800’s cover bands.
submitted May 15, 2016 by basspl

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The Audiologist
May 24, 2016 ·
Most orchestras are just 1800’s cover bands.

Me.Me
MOST ORCHESTRAS ARE JUST 1800’S COVER BANDS MEME
BANDS JUST 1800S
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