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<h1>Time and the Arts</h1>
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See also <a href="tz-link.htm">Sources for Time Zone and Daylight Saving Time Data</a>.</p>
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<p>
Data on recordings of "Save That Time," Russ Long, Serrob Publishing, BMI:</p>
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<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Karrin Allyson</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>I Didn't Know About You</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1993</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>Concord Jazz, Inc.</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>CCD-4543</td></tr>
<tr><td>Track Time</td><td>3:44</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Karrin Allyson, vocal;
Russ Long, piano;
Gerald Spaits, bass;
Todd Strait, drums</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>CD notes "additional lyric by Karrin Allyson;
arranged by Russ Long and Karrin Allyson"</td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>1 star</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=A1fdovw9ta92k">AMG Rating</a></td><td>4 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>Penguin Rating</td><td>3.5 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Kevin Mahogany</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>Double Rainbow</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1993</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>Enja Records</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>ENJ-7097 2</td></tr>
<tr><td>Track Time</td><td>6:27</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Kevin Mahogany, vocal;
Kenny Barron, piano;
Ray Drummond, bass;
Ralph Moore, tenor saxophone;
Lewis Nash, drums</td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>1.5 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=Akikbikzjbb19">AMG Rating</a></td><td>3 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>Penguin Rating</td><td>3 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Joe Williams</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>Here's to Life</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1994</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>Telarc International Corporation</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>CD-83357</td></tr>
<tr><td>Track Time</td><td>3:58</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Joe Williams, vocal
The Robert Farnon [39 piece] Orchestra</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>This CD is also available as part of a 3-CD package from
Telarc, "Triple Play" (CD-83461)</td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>black dot</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=Amyyvad6kt8w1">AMG Rating</a></td><td>2 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>Penguin Rating</td><td>3 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Charles Fambrough</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>Keeper of the Spirit</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1995</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>AudioQuest Music</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>AQ-CD1033</td></tr>
<tr><td>Track Time</td><td>7:07</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Charles Fambrough, bass;
Joel Levine, tenor recorder;
Edward Simon, piano;
Lenny White, drums;
Marion Simon, percussion</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>On-line information and samples available at
<a href="http://wwmusic.com/~music/audioq/rel/1033.html">http://wwmusic.com/~music/audioq/rel/1033.html</a></td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>2 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=A5rkcikcjbb89">AMG Rating</a></td><td>unrated</td></tr>
<tr><td>Penguin Rating</td><td>3 stars</td></tr>
</table>
<hr />
<p>Also of note:</p>
<table>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Holly Cole Trio</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>Blame It On My Youth</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1992</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>Manhattan</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>CDP 7 97349 2</td></tr>
<tr><td>Total Time</td><td>37:45</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Holly Cole, voice;
Aaron Davis, piano;
David Piltch, string bass</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>Lyrical reference to "Eastern Standard Time" in
Tom Waits' "Purple Avenue"</td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>2.5 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=A3a9ds37ya3dg">AMG Rating</a></td><td>3 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>Penguin Rating</td><td>unrated</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Milt Hinton</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>Old Man Time</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1990</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>Chiaroscuro</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>CR(D) 310</td></tr>
<tr><td>Total Time</td><td>149:38 (two CDs)</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Milt Hinton, bass;
Doc Cheatham, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, trumpet;
Al Grey, trombone;
Eddie Barefield, Joe Camel (Flip Phillips), Buddy Tate,
clarinet and saxophone;
John Bunch, Red Richards, Norman Simmons, Derek Smith,
Ralph Sutton, piano;
Danny Barker, Al Casey, guitar;
Gus Johnson, Gerryck King, Bob Rosengarden, Jackie Williams,
drums;
Lionel Hampton, vibraphone;
Cab Calloway, Joe Williams, vocal;
Buck Clayton, arrangements</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>tunes include Old Man Time, Time After Time,
Sometimes I'm Happy,
A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight,
Four or Five Times, Now's the Time,
Time on My Hands, This Time It's Us,
and Good Time Charlie
On-line samples available at
<a href="http://www.chiaroscurojazz.com/albuminfo.php4?albumid=49">http://www.chiaroscurojazz.com/albuminfo.php3?albumid=49</a></td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>3 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=A1cbyxdab8ola">AMG Rating</a></td><td>4.5 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>Penguin Rating</td><td>3 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Alan Broadbent</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>Pacific Standard Time</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1995</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>Concord Jazz, Inc.</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>CCD-4664</td></tr>
<tr><td>Total Time</td><td>62:42</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Alan Broadbent, piano;
Putter Smith, Bass;
Frank Gibson, Jr., drums</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>The CD cover features an analemma for equation-of-time fans</td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>1 star</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=Asl8zefuk8gfo">AMG Rating</a></td><td>4 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>Penguin Rating</td><td>3.5 stars</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Anthony Braxton/Richard Teitelbaum</td></tr>
<tr><td>CD</td><td>Silence/Time Zones</td></tr>
<tr><td>Copyright Date</td><td>1996</td></tr>
<tr><td>Label</td><td>Black Lion</td></tr>
<tr><td>ID</td><td>BLCD 760221</td></tr>
<tr><td>Total Time</td><td>72:58</td></tr>
<tr><td>Personnel</td><td>Anthony Braxton, sopranino and alto saxophones,
contrebasse clarinet, miscellaneous instruments;
Leo Smith, trumpet and miscellaneous instruments;
Leroy Jenkins, violin and miscellaneous instruments;
Richard Teitelbaum, modular moog and micromoog synthesizer</td></tr>
<tr><td>ADO Rating</td><td>black dot</td></tr>
<tr><td><a href="http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&amp;sql=A5bkvu3xjan1k">AMG Rating</a></td><td>unrated</td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Artist</td><td>Jules Verne</td></tr>
<tr><td>Book</td><td>Le Tour du Monde en Quatre-Vingts Jours
(Around the World in Eighty Days)</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>Wall-clock time plays a central role in the plot.
European readers of the 1870s clearly held the U.S. press in
deep contempt; the protagonists cross the U.S. without once
reading a paper.
An on-line French-language version of the book
"with illustrations from the original 1873 French-language edition"
is available at
<a href="http://fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/tdm80j">http://fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/tdm80j</a>
An on-line English-language translation of the book is available at
<a href="http://www.literature.org/Works/Jules-Verne/eighty">http://www.literature.org/Works/Jules-Verne/eighty</a></td></tr>
<tr><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
<tr><td>Film</td><td>Bell Science - About Time</td></tr>
<tr><td>Notes</td><td>The Frank Baxter/Richard Deacon extravaganza
Information on ordering is available at
<a href="http://www.videoflicks.com/VF2/1035/1035893.ihtml">http://www.videoflicks.com/VF2/1035/1035893.ihtml</a></td></tr>
</table>
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<ul>
<li>
An episode of "The Adventures of Superman" entitled "The Mysterious
Cube," first aired 1958-02-24, had Superman convincing the controllers
of WWV to broadcast time signals five minutes ahead of actual time;
doing so got a crook trying to beat the statute of limitations to
emerge a bit too early from the titular enclosure.
</li>
<li>
The 1960s ITC television series "The Prisoner" included an episode
entitled "The Chimes of Big Ben" in which our protagonist tumbled to
the fraudulent nature of a Poland-to-England escape upon hearing "Big
Ben" chiming on Polish local time.
</li>
<li>
The series "Seinfeld" included an episode entitled "The Susie," first
broadcast 1997-02-13, in which Kramer decides that daylight saving time
isn't coming fast enough, so he sets his watch ahead an hour.
</li>
<li>
The syndicated comic strip "Dilbert" featured an all-too-rare example of
time zone humor on 1998-03-14.
</li>
<li>
Surrealist artist Guy Billout's work "Date Line" appeared on page 103
of the 1999-11 Atlantic Monthly.
</li>
<li>
"Gloom, Gloom, Go Away" by Walter Kirn appeared on page 106 of Time
Magazine's 2002-11-11 issue; among other things, it proposed
year-round DST as a way of lessening wintertime despair.
</li>
<li>
The "20 Hours in America" episode of "The West Wing," first aired 2002-09-25,
saw White House staffers stranded in Indiana; they thought they had time to
catch Air Force One but were done in by intra-Indiana local time changes.
</li>
<li>
"In what time zone would you find New York City?" was a $200 question on
the 1999-11-13 United States airing of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
"In 1883, what industry led the movement to divide the U.S. into four time
zones?" was a $32,000 question on the 2001-05-23 United States airing of
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" At this rate, the million-dollar time-zone
question should have been asked 2002-06-04.
</li>
</ul>
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<ul>
<li>
"We're been using the five-cent nickle in this country since 1492.
Now that's pretty near 100 years, daylight savings [sic]."
(Groucho Marx as Captain Spaulding in "Animal Crackers", 1930,
as noted by Will Fitzerald, wfitzgerald@ameritech.net)
</li>
<li>
"Good news."
"What did they do? Extend Daylight Saving Time year round?"
(Professional tanner George Hamilton, in dialog from a
May, 1999 episode of the syndicated television series "Baywatch")
</li>
<li>
"A fundamental belief held by Americans is that if you are on land, you
cannot be killed by a fish...So most Americans remain on land, believing
they're safe. Unfortunately, this belief&mdash;like so many myths, such as that
there's a reason for 'Daylight Saving Time'&mdash;is false."
(Dave Barry column, 2000-07-02)
</li>
<li>
"I once had sex for an hour and five minutes, but that was on the day
when you turn the clocks ahead."
(Garry Shandling, 52nd Annual Emmys, 2000-09-10)
</li>
<li>
"Would it impress you if I told you I invented Daylight Savings Time?"
("Sahjhan" to "Lilah" in dialog from the "Loyalty" episode of "Angel,"
originally aired 2002-02-25)
</li>
<li>
"I thought you said Tulsa was a three hour flight."
"Well, you're forgetting about the time difference."
("Chandler" and "Joey" in dialog from the episode of "Friends" first
aired 2002-12-05)
</li>
<li>
"Is that a pertinent fact,
or are you trying to dazzle me with your command of time zones?"
(Kelsey Grammer as "Frasier Crane")
</li>
<li>
"Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
It is already tomorrow in Australia."
(Charles M. Schulz, provided by Steve Summit)
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