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SECRET MESSAGES
ELO has a long history of putting hidden messages in many of
their albums. They even released 'Secret Messages' in 1984
that had a goofy messages in every track.

Robert Porter of the Jeff Lynne Song Database had combed
through these titles and has listed many of these "codes" in a
new page of his site called 'Exposing The Secrets'.

....and, yes, Xanadu is caught up in this audio word play. You
can read the evidence
HERE!
SITE NEWS
Have been adding and correcting "stuff" this site this week.
Swing on over to the ODDS & ENDS & OTHERS page and see
'Billboard Reviews' and the additional page added to the SWING
album section.

Also, the LINKS page has been updated, with a couple of links
sadly dropped due to inactivity, including the official site for
Xanadu On Broadway. Note: Steve Hoffman's Music Forum's
'Xanadu Soundtrack's thread is so big that they had to split it in
half. Both are linked.
FACEBOOK A'HOY
Well, we've gone and done it. We just opened our own
FaceBook "support" group called
Xanadu
Community Center for you FB-bound Xanadu fans
out there! Check it out, post and have some Xanadu
fun! Remember, one spam and you're
history.
NEW BOBBIE MANNIX INTERVIEW
Swing on over to the ODDS & ENDS & OTHERS
section to read the complete interview David Mas did
with
Xanadu Costume Designer Bobbie Mannix on
the occasion of the Xanadu Blu-Ray.

Thanks to Ms. Mannix for the interview and to Mr. Mas
for providing it to us!
PODCAST A'HOY!
Xanadu Cinema Pleasure Dome is a ruckus little
podcast about movies....with a slight amount of
drinking involved. You could say it's a Movie Party
disguised as a podcast.

In honor of
episode #50, the gang get around to talk
about the movie that inspired the name:
Xanadu!

They all love the movie and a grand time is had by all,
though things go off the rails and into NSFW-territory
within the first 6 minutes as they really
REALLY love
Gene Kelly.
DON'T WALK AWAY
A web site that tracks the progress of the
development of Don Bluth's movie version of Dragon
Lair offered some behind the scene stories of HHIS
involvement with Xanadu, the Don't Walk Away
number.

There's a
lot of information included (like the premiere
of the film in NYC). You can read it
HERE!