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The Estate: Old and New

When wedding bands from Long Island go bad.

Here's my theory: sometimes, a wedding band can become just too successful. When one gets big enough that they think they can record their own album of 50's and 60's covers -- watch out.

Bad and Worse should be the title of this record. Everything from the sound quality to the photography to the selections of the songs looks like it was done by Joey Buttafuoco one weekend when he had some free time at the garage. Actually, The Estate is made up of Roy Stassi, Tom Stassi, and Sal Stassi -- make that three Joey Buttafuocos.

My copy is signed by the band members and dedicated "To Betty and George" -- no doubt a thankless pair of newlyweds who suffered through The Estate's mediocre drivel on their big day. I hope their marriage was more memorable that this record.

The Estate: Old and New
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Songs:

Beatle's Medley (Real Audio) This track is nothing if not completely unnecessary. I can't believe this is actually on a record.
BarbaraAnn (Real Audio) This track is pretty awful. I recommend you don't even play it. I warned you.

See Also: Beats!!!!

Your Comments:

Griff says:
Barbara Ann is not bad at all (although the Beatles' medley is not ready for prime time).

But the big news is that Amber's music career could be about to take off like a rocket--once she gets recorded on Subo's 2nd CD! (08-14-2010)

DDDDepressionnnn (megadjgroov@gmail.com) says:
Depression Depression Depression aaaaaaaa
HEEEEELP :( :( :(
I hate winter! I want summer! (11-21-2008)

kayo (wpos2 attt roadrunnerdot com) says:
Well, I'm firmly convinced that these guys are not the Beatles. But this isn't bad at all for a bunch of wedding singers with an old Ford. The average Top 40 tune of today would actually be better if songs from these guys were a part of that pool. (08-01-2008)

mary (marytheclean@gmail.com) says:
what a beautiful day 6-7-2008 amber stassi got married roy u would be so proud what a great and wonderful lady u have raised you would of been very proud we know u were there in spirit we all love you and miss u every day god bless u and god bless amber and her new husband (06-08-2008)

A Friend says:
Rest in Peace Roy. Always in my prayers and in my heart. Miss you. (06-01-2008)

JokesFunnn (jokesfun@yandex.ua) says:
Yo mama's so fat she needs a watch on both arms because she covers two time zones. (04-16-2008)

Paul (BarkingHare@Excite.Com) says:
I won't denigrate the guys who made this record because I don't know them to insult them personally but this record is pretty bad. It's sweet that they're still remembered well but time won't change that this is terrible music. (12-24-2007)

friend says:
i agree amber your dad was a wonderful and handsome man any lady who got to hear him sing protect them as he always did he deserves beautiful thoughts and memories as we have and cherish them as much as we cherished him god bless you and your loving family (12-08-2007)

Amber Stassi says:
Its funny to see some of the rude comments that people have to say about my father Roy Stassi, Roy was loved by a lot of people and it was shown to us at his calling hours. we had over two thousand people there and people waited for over tow hours to get in. so now you tell me, he was not a good man. How mant people will be there for you, when its your time! (12-05-2007)

TJ says:
Being a musician, I've never met an Italian who didn't fancy themselves a singer! I haven't heard the band, but give them a break folks. Musicians come in all levels of talent, and I suspect that if these guys have been around for so long, they've made many people happy... people and events that didn't require virtuosos. Entertaining is a talent too. Keep going guys... I'm certain that you've created a lot of good energy. Peace and love.

tj (11-22-2007)

gelowano (magstitte@antimir.net) says:
Howwww! Nab him, jab him, tab him, grab him, stop that pigeon now. (08-22-2007)

hanniballecturer says:
I just farted. Too bad I didn't record it, coz I could have claimed it was an unreleased track from this album. (08-11-2007)

mary (marytheclean@gmail.com) says:
roy you have been gone a year and we all still miss you badly does the hurt ever go away no i seen a police man that resembled you i cried because ill awaYS MISS YOU AND LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART ALWAYS GOD BLESS YOU ROY MY DAD HAS JOINED YOU SINCE THEN AND YOU WERE ALWAYS WORRIED ABOUT ME WHEN HE WENT NOW I KNOW THERE IS A GREAT GUY RIGHT BYE HIS SIDE TO MAKE HIM HIM LAUGH AND MISS HIS DAUGHTER AS MUCH AS I MISS YOU BOTH VERY MUCH HAPPY BDAY MR STASSI JULY 3 I REMEMBER (06-16-2007)

Old Ex-girlfriend (an unhappy ex-girlfriend) says:
What...?? You dated Tom Stassi, too...? WHEN? I also was dating him "back in the day", while he and his brothers were singing in the band, and I met him when he and Sal and Roy were working at a wedding --- and yes, he WAS unhappily married at the time. Now I am wondering if he was dating us at the same time....? Great! So he was cheating on his wife, AND cheating on his girlfriends, too --- ? (05-08-2007)

Debbie Stassi says:
My Man is awesome (Tom Stassi)! You all SUCK! Don't talk about my Big Man on Campus that way! He (Tom) and all his brothers are and were, the greatest singers, ever! In fact, I met Tom when he was still married, and in the band, and I fell in love with his voice (and his hot body). He finally (after years and years) left his wife for me, and we have been happily married ever since! So screw all of you! (05-04-2007)

felician (feliciann@gawab.com) says:
Hi people!
Christmas Day falls on December 25. It is preceded by Christmas Eve on December 24, and in some countries is followed by Boxing Day on December 26. Some Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas on January 7, which corresponds to December 25 on the Julian calendar. December 25 as a birthdate for Jesus is merely traditional, and is not thought to be his actual date of birth. for attention thank you (12-25-2006)

JQ says:
Roy was one of the first cops I ever worked with (59 of course)when I came on the force so long ago. He was a good guy. Tommy, Sal... I'm so sorry. Unfortunately, cowards never learn that the time to insult someone is when they are alive so they can kick your teeth in.
Jim (12-15-2006)

Family says:
I just wanted to say as the holiday draws near that not one day goes by that I don't think of my favorite Uncle and Godfather, and I will definately miss the trips to Niagara with you and the family...I carry you in my heart always...and I hope that your family doesn't forget about all of us in Detroit (12-10-2006)

Mary Catherine McMenamy, Miss (marytheclean@gmail.com) says:
roy you are thought of every day in my life i miss you deeply and and grateful to god for having the chance to have you as my best friend i miss you constantly and will pray you are happy for once in your life amber is the sweetest daughter you could of ever had and i adore her and joann forever your pal for life mary polly as you all called me i love you all (10-08-2006)

friend says:
roy you are missed everyday we all miss you and loved you you were great with this band now heaven has a hell of a band with you playing with the angels we think of you everyday when i hear a familar song it makes me happy and sad i am happy i knew you and i get sad cause i miss you as many others i am sure they do too. play on baby you are always in our hearts and soul love you roy forever (08-05-2006)




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