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There are 21 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Nino Tempo/April Stevens 1969 45 to Musica
           From: Clark Besch 
      2. Re: I went looking for a jingle -- from clear cola to linguini to Barbra
           From: Alan Gordon 
      3. Questions for That Alan
           From: Jim Allio 
      4. Tradewinds
           From: Phil Hall 
      5. McCoys "Beat the Clock"
           From: Jim Shannon 
      6. Question for Alan Gordon (That)
           From: Clark Besch 
      7. You're Ready Now girls
           From: Simon White 
      8. Jackie Shane
           From: riverone69 
      9. Brian Wilson 'Smile'
           From: Lor 
     10. Moon Stones; Skyla; Rumores; Clusters; Bobby Freeman
           From: Country Paul 
     11. Exclusive interview with BlueBeats
           From: Jim Shannon 
     12. Re: The Daughters Of Eve
           From: Art Longmire 
     13. Re: Doris Troy "Just One Look"
           From: Mick Patrick 
     14. Re: Astors and More For Art
           From: Art Longmire 
     15. Re: Children - Robert John
           From: Austin Roberts 
     16. Relic Records; Edsels live show; new S'pop posts; thanks
           From: Country Paul 
     17. Austin Roberts posted to Musica
           From: Clark Besch 
     18. Re: The Daughters Of Eve
           From: S'pop Team 
     19. Re: You're Ready Now girls
           From: Mike Miller 
     20. Coca Cola jingles
           From: Shawn 
     21. John Beland at musica
           From: Clark Besch 

Message: 1 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 15:27:34 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Nino Tempo/April Stevens 1969 45 to Musica Just played a really old request for post-White Whale Nino Tempo and April Stevens songs. I have 2 Bell 45s from 1969. The first, "Yesterday I Heard the Rain (Esta Tarde Vi Llover)" is kind of a throw back to the Rene & Rene style on White Whale. I guess Nino & April tried reviving the "Lo Mucho" styled song. That was Bell 769 from March, 1969. A few months later came a medley, "Sea of Love/Dock of the Bay", which is a throw back to the "Deep Purple" style. Its' B side is another old styled Tempo/Stevens song. This time it's a quite upbeat rendering of the ballad "Twilight Time". Of the 4 45 sides, I chose to post "Did I Or Didn't I" because it best represents the "All Strung Out" styling of the duo. Maybe this is a standard too that I don't know?? Written by Alan Bernstein/Victor Milrose. Produced by Nino Tempo for Deep Purple productions! Wonder if there's a 1969 lawsuit in there somewhere? Anyway, hope whoever wanted it enjoys it! Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 10:06:10 -0700 (MST) From: Alan Gordon Subject: Re: I went looking for a jingle -- from clear cola to linguini to Barbra Just to set the record straight, Mr Ronzoni was really wearing a nice ordinary suit, I was just having a "Walter Mitty" moment. I mean imagine seeing in the flesh a Mr. Chrysler, ir Mr Dell or Mr Pillsbury. The rest of the story was entirely factual. Best, That Alan -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 13:14:45 EST From: Jim Allio Subject: Questions for That Alan Questions for That Alan: What were the sessions like with Jackie De Shannon and Lesley Gore, who recorded some of my favorite songs of yours? Do you know what happened to the tapes of those sessions or are they still around? Jim Allio -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 17:34:10 -0000 From: Phil Hall Subject: Tradewinds I was listening to some Tradewinds tunes recently, and while a lot of it was the familiar East Coast surf 'n' hot-rod stuff (The Girl From Greenwich Village, Party Starts At Nine, etc.), some it was a very different, doo-wop sound. According to, the are the same group, but I don't think so. Angletone records, who the doo-wop Tradewinds recorded for, did most of their work in the 50's. Can anyone provide any further enlightenment? Thanks, Phil Hall -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 18:57:56 -0000 From: Jim Shannon Subject: McCoys "Beat the Clock" All: Anyone remember the minor hit from the McCoys (on Bang) called "Beat the Clock". Released in the autumn of '66. Song had a progressive edge to it unlike some of their previous top 40 fodder. This is a good one. Rick Derringer (real name Zeheringer) Currently ives in Connecticut. Jim Shannon -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 17:00:12 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Question for Alan Gordon (That) Hi, some of you may be into 60's radio jingles. Ken R has some of the top PAMS packages available to the public on CD these days. He has written 2 books over the past 5 years too. His latest is on sale now, titled, "Up And Down the Dial". In chapter 38, he lists comments from his 1992 family Christmas letter they sent out. At the end he comments: "Talk about a strange coincidence. I was speaking to a chap at a party about a recent jingle I'd written that "borrowed" from the popular song "Happy Together" by the Turtles. You could have knocked me over with a feather when I found out he was the guy who had written that tune. We all had a good laugh over that until we received a subpoena last Tuesday. Well, life is full of little surprises...." Well, Alan, was that you? Do you remember that? How many times do you think people have used that song in similar fashion? Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 19:39:58 -0000 From: Simon White Subject: You're Ready Now girls Just listening through a few 45s (while I should be working) and played, amongst other things, Frankie Valli's truly wonderful "You're Ready Now". Are the fantastic girls in the background The Toys or other Bob Crewe ladies ? Simon -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 20:06:43 -0000 From: riverone69 Subject: Jackie Shane If anyone knows anything about Canadian singer Jackie Shane from the 60s, pls let me know. He had one hit, "Any Other Way". In 1963 he put out a live album. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 20:34:36 -0000 From: Lor Subject: Brian Wilson 'Smile' Hello everyone, Just wanted to let you know that I have just seen the 'Smile' concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London. What can I say, it was awesome! All the hype is true, it was just one of the best musical experiences of my life. The band were brilliant and were treated to a feast of hits plus of course the legendary lost album 'Smile' put together at last! My 30 year old son summed it up perfectly "It was like going to church and seeing the light!" Thank you Brian Wilson and the everyone who made this happen ! Cheers, Lor -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 10 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 15:53:21 -0500 From: Country Paul Subject: Moon Stones; Skyla; Rumores; Clusters; Bobby Freeman I may have mentioned this previously, but now come armed with new information. Once upon a time, a fire at my home reduced the first 15 seconds of this 45 to a mass of plastic. The artist is The Moon Stones, Dolton 70, prod. by Bob Reisdorf. The alleged A-side is "My True Love" [wr. Don Wilson-Bob Bogle] a would-be Rooftop Singers "Walk Right In" clone loosely based on "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair." It sounds a tad dated these days. The flip, however, "Love Call" [wr. Dick Glasser], sounds way ahead of its time, and still cool. So, the questions: - Who are The Moon Stones? I know Wilson and Bogle from The Ventures (labelmates on Dolton); could this be a vocal project of theirs? - Does anyone have a clean copy of "Love Call" they could play to musica or othgerwise get to me? Or better yet, is this track on CD anywhere? Austin Powell: > Skyla Records was part of the Raystar group of > companies, owned by Starla Kaye Rendoni. Jerry Naylor, > the ex-Crickets lead singer recorded for the label just > prior to joining the group. His "Stop Your Crying" was > Skyla 1118. He's been in poor health over the past year > but is still active in TV production and may be able to > give us the full story. Looking forward to it. I'd love to know if they were primarily country, rockabilly, rock, etc., and how big a catalog they had - also if it was of similar quality. Do you have know the release date for the Naylor or "Bob Lee" [Bobby Lee Trammell] 45s? And please wish Jerry Naylor good health and speedy recovery. Julio Nino: > Country Paul wrote about "Son Rumores" by David Soto. > ...Paul, I think I have it on an old cassette. I'll play > it in a few days. Stay tuned to musica. Gracias, senor! (And now I've exhausted about half of my Spanish!) Me, earlier, > That would properly be The Clusters [backing Linda > Lawrence], who did "Darling Can't You Tell" (Tee Gee, > 1958) that Al and I were raving over a few months ago. Phil C: > Hi Paul, we need to know:-) Is there anything you can > play to musica so that we could compare? Circumstantial evidence leads me to assume it's the same group, as Al Kooper co-wrote the song and the Clusters had a 45 on Epic as well. I don't have the latter, but I can forward a cassette of "Darling Can't You Tell" and the doo-wop ballad flip, "Pardon My Heart," to someone in the US who can digitize it and post it to musica. Contact me off list for fastest response. (International respondents welcome, but it's faster in the US, where I am.) By the way, The Clusters still exist as an active group based in the New York area, but I don't know how many original members are in it. Eddy: > I only know of a King label LP (King 930) called > Lovable style of Bobby Freeman. It's a 1965 LP, but I > don't even have a track listing. Thanks - I'll keep an eye out for it; might this output be on CD anywhere? Country Paul (still caught up - two days in a row!) -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 11 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 21:32:55 -0000 From: Jim Shannon Subject: Exclusive interview with BlueBeats Just to see where it would lead, I e-mailed Lance Drake of the Blue Beats on February 21st: > Your group and name has been mentioned recently on a > pop/rock site called of talk about > the #1, too....Could you give me an overview of how the > group came to be, how you managed to get a record deal > with Columbia, the Ken Griffen (DJ )factor, and, how > "Extra Girl" charted in other markets? Were you part of > the group Moovees? Any information and help would be > appreciated . > Thanks, > Jim Shannon (WHCN-FM 1972-78) Lance replied: Hi Jim - oh man...WHCN:- Ever the coolest radio station ever! Congrats on your legacy as on the hip-trip-and-that's-no-lip crowd. Lots of BlueBeats images at blind link: The group was the last in a string of H.S. bands I was in. It all started in Westport,Ct with Mike Hayden-can't remember, I was 12 at the time-then to Sarasta Florida (The Villagers), then to Ridgefield,Ct (The Cobras) and finally in Danbury, CT as the BlueBeats-from a Jerry Kennedy 45 I heard on WICC (Bridgeport,CT) called "BlueBeat"-it was a ska tune that had name that struck me. Original lineup: Lance Drake, Peter Robbins, Bruce Boege and Andy Gaeta. Then Kit Miller subbed for Andy and Jack Lee ( for Bruce Boege. Two years later, Jack went off to college after an altercation at the Southington KofC dancehall gig wher things were going badly that night. The band was never the same. Dick LaFreniere came aboard and shortly therafter I left. We were signed to 7 years with Columbia when they were signing Hot dog stand vendors with a harmonica. Teo Macero was our executive producer (you see his name on "everything" classy that Columbia ever did-Brubeck, Steisand,etc) We released a single, "Extra Girl"-written by me (when I had the flu) about (girlfriend) Claudia Connors and her cousin from Norwalk, CT. How we got signed? - Ken Griffen had lots of connections and we were making lots of noise in Connecticut-appeared with the Four Tops, Byrds, Soupy Sales, Angels, Gary Bonds, Little Eva, Herman's Hermits and others I can't remember. We cut our musical teeth playing six nights a week in a well known bar in Brewster, NY, 'The Brewster Lanes". Several other sides were cut - can't remember if they were ever actually released - as the management situation was flaky. The producers of our tunes got nothing of the sound we made when live- it's embarassing to listen to the recordings- we were so much better than what ended up on tape. (Really!) BTW - never got a penny for any recording ever made. A Fellow named Chris Covall replaced me the group became The #1-dropping BB moniker. Then they became "The Moovees" - produced by Joey Reynolds (WKBW-now WRKO/NYC). The #1's song "The Collector" was really well done. Don't have a copy but Peter Robbins, Post Office Box 250, Reed Road, Marlo, NH 03456 probably does. He's a great guy! For the record, I've been thru several careers - printer, advertising writer and producer (2 years WLIX, Islip, NY; DJ for 4 years WTGR, Myrtle Beach and allnite at WDRC-FM, Hartford, CT. Then out to California for Apple for four years, now do contract work. That's all the news that fits! Good to hear from you. Best Wishes, Lance Drake -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 12 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 22:47:23 -0000 From: Art Longmire Subject: Re: The Daughters Of Eve > Attention girl group anoraks! Chicago's very own Daughters Of > Eve are the subject of the latest S'pop feature article. The > piece was put together by their drummer Debi Pomeroy and girl > group aficionado Mick Patrick. Take a look at this URL: > Very interesting article - I've heard of the Daughters of Eve, but never knew they were from Chicago. I've heard a number of songs by The Luv'd Ones, another Chicago girl band who were on the Dunwich label. I guess everyone knows that the Jenny Jones referred to by Debi in the article is the rather infamous future talk show host! Art Longmire -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 13 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 23:12:11 -0000 From: Mick Patrick Subject: Re: Doris Troy "Just One Look" Artie Wayne: > The first time I met Doris Troy was really a special occasion. > Ben Raleigh and I were at Broadway Studios to do a piano/voice > demo on a new song......and were waiting for the clients in > front of us to finish. 10 minutes go by.......15 minutes....... > 20 minutes later Ben and I were getting annoyed. Artie Ripp > runs outside to apologize to us for running over and begs for > our indulgence and 10 more minutes to finish up. > Artie, barely able to contain himself, then invites us in to > listen to Doris Troy put the last harmony part on "Just One > Look" experience I'll never forget!! Hi Artie, great story, as always. Thanks. As you probably know, the version of "Just One Look" released by Atlantic was the actual original demo version, with some overdubbed vocal harmonies. I guess it was the overdub session you witnessed. Artie Ripp must have been beside himself with glee because Award Music had just sold the master to Atlantic. Phil C: > I loved the style of her first three Atlantic releases. Really > distinctive keyboard and guitar work. "Just One Look" itself > always stood out to me as sounding different from the others > in that the drums are right up front and played with brushes, > giving it a chunky, seductive feel. The line-up sounds the same, > but as it appears that JOL was originally presented as a demo, > I wonder if they used the same team to record the rest? Last year I inherited some books from a deceased friend; Atlantic Records, A Discography by Michel Ruppli, a four volume set published by Greenwood Press in 1979. Volume 1 lists the recording date of the "Just One Look" session as March 5 1963, and the musicians as Napoleon "Snaggs" Allen on guitar, Barney Richmond on bass, Bruno Carr on drums, and Horace Ott on piano. Doris Troy confirmed this information when I met her in 1995. She also confirmed that the track was recorded at Allegro Sound Studios, in the basement of 1650 Broadway, over the road from the Brill Building. Her second Atlantic 45, "Tomorrow Is Another Day" b/w "What'Cha Gonna Do About It", was cut at the same studio on July 29. Eric Gale and Chauncey Westbrook replaced Snaggs Allen on guitar; other than that, the other musicians were the same. According to the label of my copy of the record, "Just One Look" was: Arranged and Conducted by Horace Ott. Supervised by Artie Ripp. An Award Music Production. Here's what Doris had to say about it all: "We used to do sessions for Juggy Murray at Sue. We showed him 'Just One Look' but he thought it was too white (laughs). At the time everybody had strings and more strings and we just had four little pieces. We thought it was a cute song - Juggy thought it was too clean. So in the meantime we took it over to Goldie Goldmark at Premier. Award Music was a production company which was a part of Premier and I was signed to Atlantic Records through Award. "'Just One Look' and all those songs were made at 1650 Broadway, downstairs in the basement at Allegro Studios. There was just two tracks at the time (laughs). It might have been four later, but all I remember is two. It was no problem, we just laid the band on one track and the vocals on the other. "Artie Ripp was a guy that worked in the office, O.K.? He just was there on the scene. It was me and Gregory (Carroll) and Horace Ott that did all the work. Artie Ripp just happened to be sitting in the control room. I'm not taking nothing away from Artie, he did later become very big at Kama Sutra - on the strength of 'Just One Look' and a couple of other things. I don't hold nothing against him because down through the years he tried to be fair with me. We didn't ask for credit because we didn't know that we were supposed to. He got the credit, so good for him. He got lucky. We've stayed friends through the years." Doris Troy wrote "Just One Look" with her friend Gregory Carroll. Let's hope the royalties helped pay some of her medical bills in recent years. Doris was buried yesterday. R.I.P. Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 14 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 21:55:30 -0000 From: Art Longmire Subject: Re: Astors and More For Art Mark: > If you really like the Astors' music, you need to get your > hands on the 9 CD Complete Stax/Volt Singles box set..... Hello, Mark, and thanks for the very detailed info on the Astors. I've been aware of the Stax singles box for quite awhile now, just have never had the dough to spring for it! You are right about the doo-wop influence of the Astors being somewhat un-Memphis-like; the Mad Lads also had this great doo-wop tinge to their style, having Frankie Lymon as a primary influence. > And while I have your attention, I need to ask a favor of you. > You mentioned a single on Amy a while back by the Innervision > or Innersection or something like that entitled "Your Time is > Gonna Come". It was written or produced by Ellie Greenwich, so > I guess it's good (never heard it). The Ellie Greenwich-produced group I mentioned is called the Innovation, the record I have by them is Amy 11032 and is titled "Your Time's Gonna Come". It's kind of a psychedelic bandwagon- jumper in my opinion, and sounds a bit like the Vanilla Fudge, only garagier. Needless to say I don't know if it's an actual group or a band of studio musicians. I'll send you the matrix numbers in the next few days. Art Longmire -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 15 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 23:23:23 EST From: Austin Roberts Subject: Re: Children - Robert John The song "Children, We're All Children" was a cut on an album I produced and sang, somtimes with Robert John who helped a lot with his partner at the time, Mike Gately,who died not too long after that. The album,done in Brooklyn in 1974 was called 'Eight Days' and was in a classical rock vein. That may be what you're thinking of. The single of Children was top ten in Germany or France. Hope that helps, but it might not be the one you mean. Bobby Pedrick PKA Robert John had one of the most interesting falsettos I've ever heard. I miss seeing him; we wrote a bit towards the beginning of the 90s and I presume he still lives in LA. Austin Roberts -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 16 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 23:14:42 -0500 From: Country Paul Subject: Relic Records; Edsels live show; new S'pop posts; thanks Matthew Kaplan, Re: Relic Records in Hackensack, NJ: > This was a really specific store, and if you were not into > doo-wop> and the like it just was not the place for [you]. > I did find a great Billy Wright reissue called "Let's Go > Crazy Crazy Baby". I've found that many specialty stores also carry stuff around their "fringes," and can be fascinating that way; one can also get some good deals on the product at their defined margins. For example, I've picked up some cool rockabilly CD's at Clifton Records (doo-wop heaven) for relatively cheap. Phil Milstein: > Sad news, indeed! But, does this mean they'll be having a > going-out-of-business sale? I don't know - Depending on my work schedule, I hope to get there tomorrow. I'll post what I find. Fred Clemens: > On my first visit [to Relic Rack], I'd seen a copy of "Lama > Rama Ding Dong" by the Edsels on the Dub label for the hefty > sum of $30! That was way out of my league, so it was out of > the question, and I'd already spent over $100 on about 50 > records. But after thinking about it when I got home, I made > up my mind to pick it up on my next visit (a week later).... > I made the 45 minute trek the following Saturday, with the > Edsels record in mind, but when I got there the record was > gone! I passed on that one for a buck when it was new! Boy, my error. (The Dub copies were being dumped as Twin had picked it up.) By the way, Fred, The Edsels will be performing at UGHA this Saturday night in Lodi, NJ. (Maybe we can request "Shaddy Daddy Dip Dip"!)I'm planning on being there. If you are (or any other S'popper is), please contact me off list. Maybe we can meet. (Details at; at the hole page, click on "This month's meeting-show." Also appearing: The Passions ["Just To Be With You"], apparently with original lead singer Jimmy Gallagher, and a seven-person acapella group, Mixed Company.) > Relic was a grand store in its day, what some older > collectors would think of Times Square Records 10-15 years > earlier.... In that case, it was a great place! It's still been fun on my last few visits. My golly, Mick - where DO you find all these groups? Actually I'd seen the Daughters of Eve's page at "My First Band"'s website; its interesting to get the full story. And thank you for the Doris Troy obituary: I was unaware that she wrote "How About That" which Dee Clark recorded - cute little song. I'm already so oversubscribed to discussion lists, and have been lurking at some (and ignoring others), but the special releases at the Ron Dante site seem too good to pass up. Thus, I'm joining at (address reposted for those who may have missed it). Thanks, Laura. And thanks, Dan Hughes, for the Barry & The Tamerlanes chart position, and to Dan and Alaz Zweig for Mars Bonfire's real name(s). I honestly don't remember which John Kay told me, although the Edmonson name rings a bell.... Country Paul -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 17 Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 06:37:02 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Austin Roberts posted to Musica Played to musica is Austin Roberts' first Dunhill 45, as he states in his great interview with Mike Dugo at A precursor to his great "One Word" vocal style of 1973 (in other words, he belts it out!) - here's one for Grass Roots fans again. With a great organ break and a double beat reminiscent of the GRoots' "Heaven Knows", this cool self written song predates the Arkade 45s only slightly. In fact, checking releases, I'd say "Sing Out the Love" by Arkade was actually released BEFORE "Life Is for Living". Anyway, here's the rare stereo DJ 45 version. Released about the same time as "Temptation Eyes", I'd say about December, 1970? Austin, who does the great organ work? Anyway, great song. Also, is it me or does anyone else think of the Association's intro of "No Fair at All" when putting the Arkade's "Morning of Our Lives" on the turntable? Both great songs! Take care, Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 18 Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 08:59:14 -0000 From: S'pop Team Subject: Re: The Daughters Of Eve We announced: > Attention girl group anoraks! Chicago's very own Daughters Of > Eve are the subject of the latest S'pop feature article. The > piece was put together by the group's drummer Debi Pomeroy and > girl group aficionado Mick Patrick. Take a look at this URL: > A message from a Daughter Of Eve: Dear Mick, I absolutely love the article!! You did a fantastic job! I hope one day that I can buy you a beer or a cup of coffee or something so that I can meet such a great guy who took such an interest in a sleeping dog and brought it back to life again. I have forwarded it on to the rest of the girls and to my brother, Justin. I am sure they will all be very pleased by your hard work. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Debi Pomeroy -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 19 Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 06:29:13 EST From: Mike Miller Subject: Re: You're Ready Now girls Simon, My understanding is that it was the Angels on backup vocals for "You're Ready Now" by Frankie Valli. Doowopdaddy -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 20 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 16:47:28 -0000 From: Shawn Subject: Coca Cola jingles I'm doing a collection for release on J.B. And The Playboys, a Canadian group from the '60s and am wondering if anyone here happens to have their Coca Cola was a very limited Canadian pressing so it is very rare. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Shawn SuperOldies -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 21 Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 14:55:46 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: John Beland at musica Now playing on Musica is John Beland's great 1969 version of Jesse Lee Kincaid's "Baby, You Come Rollin' 'Cross my Mind". I got the great longer DJ version when it was released and having known the Peppermint Trolley Company's version, I was immediately impressed with this longer version as well. It's almost like a bonus track on a CD. It'd be interesting to know if this intro (abot 50 seconds) was a Kincaid-written part too. Just another in many reasons that growing up in Kansas was so great. In 1969 alone, KLEO Wichita made this song a top 10 hit there as well as Sagittarius' "Another Time" (a little late on that one) and Brian Hyland's went to #1! Altho' I have not played that many songs to musica, this has got to be about the best I've ever played. Thanks for listening and check out John's website! Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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