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Buy-a-Band

Have a group of instrumentalists follow you around.
 
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A few days ago, I learned that in the Baroque era, some of the wealthier people in Europe had orchestras of various sizes follow them around. Sort of an earlier version of the walkman. I think this idea should be brought back into vogue. In addition to providing additional funds for school music programs and lesser-known local bands, this would be amusing for the patrons, as well as the rest of us. I'd just like to hear the Darth Vader theme whenever a CEO entered a room.
nick_n_uit, Mar 01 2001

Underground (1995), written by Dusan Kovacevic http://us.imdb.com/Title?0114787
[Repost from an annotation in another thread.] In the dark comedy "Underground" (directory Emir Kusturica), one of the characters is followed by his own personal brass band through most of the movie. [jutta, Mar 01 2001]

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       In the frozen land of Nador they were forced to eat Sir Robin's minstrels. And there was much rejoicing.
sirrobin, Mar 01 2001
  

       I misread this as "Bury-a-Band." Drat. (No, it's not a real idea; don't put it up.)
bookworm, Mar 01 2001
  

       Remember the 'Billy Girls' in Ally McBeal?
angel, Apr 23 2001
  

       No I don't. Why would anybody follow a toothpick around? Were they woodwinds or reed instruments? Only band that ever followed me around was stuck to the bottom of my shoe- BandAid that is.
thumbwax, Apr 23 2001
  
      
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