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Spectropop - Digest Number 1421



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               SPECTROPOP - Spectacular! Retro! Pop!
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There are 25 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. S'pop Party
           From: Mick Patrick 
      2. Timi Yuro R.I.P.
           From: Mick Patrick 
      3. Monkee Sugar
           From: Alan (Albabe) Gordon 
      4. Re: Rock'n'Roll lTV
           From: Karen Andrew 
      5. Re: The Guess Who
           From: Clark Besch 
      6. Re: The Tee Set
           From: Clark Besch 
      7. The Ronettes & Chubby Checker @ Cameo-Parkway
           From: Mick Patrick 
      8. Re: Joe London / Sidewalk & Uptown
           From: Gary Myers 
      9. Re: Timi Yuro
           From: Ronnie 
     10. Re: Moog Montenegro
           From: Alan Zweig 
     11. Re: the Chubster
           From: Rodney Rawlings 
     12. Re: Sidewalk & Uptown
           From: Martin Roberts 
     13. Re: American Dreams / commercial uses / Knechtel
           From: Clark Besch 
     14. Re: commercial uses ... now "Blowin' in the Wind"?
           From: Artie Wayne 
     15. Universal introduces Web-based catalog imprint
           From: Bryan 
     16. Re: Moog Montenegro / "Happy Together"
           From: Frank 
     17. Re: unsubscribe-spectropop@yahoogroups.com
           From: alhajupa@aol.com
     18. Estelle Axton R.I.P.
           From: Mick Patrick 
     19. Re: Oriole UK
           From: Joe Foster 
     20. Re: Larry Knechtel
           From: Mark Wirtz 
     21. The Power Of Love / more on Flip Cartridge
           From: Austin Roberts 
     22. Re: Wenzel's
           From: Bill George 
     23. Re: Since I Fell For You
           From: Mike Rashkow 
     24. Candi Staton's Fame tracks are back
           From: James Cassidy 
     25. Re: Larry Knechtel
           From: Diane K. Sutter 


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Message: 1 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 20:42:03 +0100 From: Mick Patrick Subject: S'pop Party Not bad for a free party, what? Martin: > Although I'd previously heard of Emma being a TV talent-contest > winner, this was the first time I'd actually heard her sing. She > delivered breathtaking first-time renditions of Dionne's "Another > Night" and Dusty's "Willie And Laura Mae Jones". S'right, Emma won the grand final of Stars In Their Eyes a couple of years ago. She has a very soulful voice for one so young. "Another Night" was a special request for the S'pop Team, Bacharach suckers to a man. Emma has a CD available via her website - http://www.emmawilkinson.com/ - from which I snipped this quote: " ... Amongst the originals, "Gonna Stop (Wastin' My Time)" is a tribute to Phil Spector's wall of sound productions ..." > Organising the piped music with a choice selection of musical > treasures was the keeper of the hall of records, Mick Patrick. Niamh (DJ for the Actionettes) and our Simon helped select the chunes. I've already had a few enquiries about some of the tracks, so below is a full list of the "Fast" set. Judging by the round of applause it got from the heaving dance floor, "Take The Boy Out Of The Country" by Linda Jones was the most popular record of the evening, closely followed by Erma Franklin's "I Don't Want No Mama's Boy". I don't think it's available on CD, so find the latter playing at musica: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/spectropop/files/musica/ Clearly, those dancers were no pussies! All marked * were particular crowd-pleasers: 1. Newbeats - Run Baby Run (Back Into My Arms) 2. Velvelettes - Needle In A Haystack 3. Frankie Valli - You're Ready Now 4. Dusty Springfield - Live It Up 5. Marvelettes - The Boy From Crosstown 6. Ronettes - Do I Love You 7. Sandy Posey - One Man Woman 8. Bobbie Gentry - Mississippi Delta * 9. Jackie DeShannon - Dream Boy 10. Beverley Jones - Hear You Talking 11. Brenda Lee - Is It True 12. Jean & the Statesides - Putty In Your Hands 13. Vernons Girls - Dat's Love 14. Nai Bonet - Jelly Belly * 15. Nino Tempo & April Stevens - I Love How You Love Me 16. Strangeloves - I Want Candy 17. Candy & the Kisses - The 81 18. Three Degrees - Contact 19. Bronzettes - Hot Spot 20. Soul Sisters - Think About The Good Times 21. Barbara Redd - I'll Be All Alone 22. Wendy Rene - Bar-B-Q * 23. Erma Franklin - I Don't Want No Mama's Boy * 24. Ted Taylor - Somebody's Always Trying * 25. Linda Jones - Take The Boy Out Of The Country * 26. Lovelace Watkins - I Won't Believe It 27. Paul Peterson - She Rides With Me 28. Gene Pitney - It Hurts To Be In Love 29. Lesley Gore - Wonder Boy 30. Crystals - Heartbreaker Anyway, enough typing for tonight - you don't want me to miss ER, do ya? More another time. Hey la, Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 21:37:24 +0100 From: Mick Patrick Subject: Timi Yuro R.I.P. Timi Yuro, born Rosemarie Timotea Aurro in Chicago on August 4th, 1940, died yesterday. She was one of the greatest song stylists of the S'pop era. My working partner Malcolm Baumgart wrote the following about her recently: > TIMI YURO is one of that rare breed of singer whose core > constituency was captured from the moment she let rip her > first agonized roar of "I'm hurt". A cry of pain so primal > that said to the lovelorn, the abandoned, the disconsolate > and the dispossessed, "I know how you feel  I'm there right > now. Whatever your torment, I can assuage it. I have lived > your heartbreak. I can absorb your desperation". > > The cathartic effect of this unique woman's wonderful voice >  part Dinah Washington, part Caruso, with a pinch of Jackie > Wilson and the intensity of a Piaf  was for keeps, as her > legion of loyal fans would gladly testify. Devotion to Timi > Yuro is a lifetime thang. No doubt a full obituary will appear in the S'pop Remembers section in the near future, but in the meantime one of Timi most entrancing recordings is currently playing @ musica: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/spectropop/files/musica/ Timi Yuro "Johnny" (Mercury 72355, 1964) R.I.P. Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 12:20:17 -0800 From: Alan (Albabe) Gordon Subject: Monkee Sugar Subject: Monkees - I'm gonna make your life so sweet... Can't a boy make a girl's life "so sweet?" -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 21:43:12 -0800 (PST) From: Karen Andrew Subject: Re: Rock'n'Roll lTV Freeman Carmack wrote: > Shindig had that West Coast Cool about the whole show and early on > never seemed to get in the way of the music. Even the fella who served > as MC was cool, in a mid-'60s kinda way, and it always served the > music -- didn't take away from it. I remember all of those rock and roll shows. I also remember hurrying home from school to see Where the Action Is with Paul Revere and the Raiders, etc. Great days! Hate to sound like my parents, but those were the Good Ole Days! We didn't need MTV in the sixties! Steve Jarrell wrote: > Some of us even remember the Lloyd Thaxton show. I remember watching it and thinking it was the funniest thing on TV but I can't remember why (probably because I was a kid!). Except didn't he have that troll doll waving funny signs? Or was that Soupy Sales' show? KA -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 16:00:47 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Re: The Guess Who Artie Wayne wrote: > When I was at Scepter records as a writer/producer, I remember > working on a few tracks with Chad Allen, Randy Bachman and the > Guess Who. I just heard someone is releasing a CD set that > includes some unreleased recordings. I was wondering if anything > I did was included in the package. Artie, Am listening to it right now! That's cool that you got this unreleased gem out! Another great slice of garage rock not unlike "Put the Clock Back on the Wall". I did not know you wrote this song from Sundazed's "Guess Who Shakin All Over" cd released in 2001. Of your song, Randy Bachman is quoted as saying "I think Scepter was trying to turn us into an R&B soul group". It is listed as recorded June/July 65 at Scepter studios in New York. Were you there for the recording? If so, you must know is indeed Scepter was trying to do this with the group as far as turning them R&B. Anyway, I assume this is the track you speak of, unless something else is coming out. Take care, Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 16:05:16 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Re: The Tee Set Matt Howell wrote: > I was hoping someone out there might have the collection by The Tee > Set called "The Tee Set: Golden Classics" that Collectables put out. > If any of you do, I would greatly appreciate if you could tell me who > has the songwriting credit for "Since I Lost Your Love." I think it > may be a song my father, Bob Howell, wrote & sold in Europe while > gigging there in the mid-'60s. It was originally recorded by The > Quivers and released on the Triola label. My guess is that the label > is German, since the B-side title is preceded by "m/", which I am > assuming is "mit." Any help would be appreciated. Matt, I went and checked my Tee Set Lp which had the song, but I could not believe what I saw (and you must know by now) that there were NO writers credits on either the Lp jacket or the record label for any of the songs!! How bizarre for an Lp released as late as 1970! It's not a B side of their singles either, so sorry I cannot help. It looked like all 4 US single sides were written by group members, so it might not be your father's song, but maybe someone has the Cd. You might check out this Jerry Ross site: http://www.repsmusicgroup.com/catalog3.html It's a business site, but there is an email for asking about tracks. It used to have a track listing, but it seems to be gone now. Hope this helps. Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 08:35:15 +0100 From: Mick Patrick Subject: The Ronettes & Chubby Checker @ Cameo-Parkway Simon White: > I think we're being a bit hard on Chubby here... I love Chubby's > singing style. It is full of joy and life and fun and everything. > ... Chubby's ego? Let him have his ego! The rock press don't give > him much else. Its all part of the act! I agree. He deserves a bit of credit as a songwriter and producer too. I staggered in from work this evening to discover the postman had delivered a test pressing of Disc Four from ABKCO's forthcoming Cameo-Parkway box set. There are times when it pays to have pals in the right places, that's for sure. Every one of the 25 tracks is previously unissued. It's tough to pick highlights, but current favourites are: Chubby Checker "Spinning Top" - same backing track as the Orlons. ? & the Mysterions "96 Tears" - Portuguese version. The Rag Dolls "Deep Dark Secret" - produced by Bob Crewe. The Orlons "I'll Do Anything" - as known and loved by Doris Troy. But best of all are the two tracks cut by the Ronettes in Philadelphia in 1964 with Chubby Checker in the producer's chair. Was Phil Spector considering some kind of Cameo/Philles tie-up, or were Ronnie and the girls simply moonlighting? We'll probably never know: The Ronettes "(Whoa, Whoa) I Love Him So" - stereo. The Ronettes "Hot Spot" - stereo. Chubby wrote these two songs too. Some S'poppers might be familiar with the versions by Nikki Blu and the Bronzettes, both released on Parkway in 1964. I'm banned from making copies of this disc, for obvious reasons. However, feel free to stop me in the street and take a listen on my I-pod. Or ask for a blast down the phone. I don't know what will be included on the other three discs, but a full track list for the proposed Disc Four is available from me on request. Hey la, Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 10:33:04 -0800 From: Gary Myers Subject: Re: Joe London / Sidewalk & Uptown Andrew C. Jones wrote: > ... I can tell you something about the three songwriters you > mentioned ... "Drums" b/w "The Magic Ring" by Kenny > Chandler. "The Magic Ring" was written by Green-Kane- > Salmirs and published by Trio Music Co., Inc. Thanks, Andrew. I did find a few collaborations of those three listed on the BMI site, and in fact that's what led me to Salmirs. (His was the most findable name of the collaborators I found listed). I didn't realize, however, that one of the songs was the Chandler song. I did a story about Chandler several years ago, so I'll try to contact him to see if he ever knew Kane and/or Green. I've tried a couple of different pub. companies for leads on Kane (if she's still around), but to no avail so far. Joe Nelson wrote: > I think Uptown dealt mostly with Soul/R&B ... That's what I thought, too. gem -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 18:37:40 EST From: Ronnie Subject: Re: Timi Yuro Oldies fans throughout the world are mourning the loss of Timi Yuro, a wonderfully-gifted lady who certainly did receive a certain amount of appreciation but, as I see it, not nearly as much as she deserved. (Which, as we know, is true of many artists). I have never tired of Timi's fabulous 1961 hit "Hurt." Elvis, to be sure, also did a great version of that song, but it never made me forget Timi's original. And most people who are familiar with "Make The World Go Away" know the song through the Eddy Arnold version. But Timi hit the charts with it a few years earlier than Eddy, and her version left a lasting impression on me. A few years ago, when I contemplated doing phone interviews on the radio, I began putting together a wish list of singers I would like to some day interview. Timi Yuro was one of the people on that wish list, though I knew at the time that the chances of it happening were slim because I had heard reports that she was seriously, possibily terminally ill. Because of that I chose not to pursue opportunities to interview her. This lady was a real trooper. In 1981, when "Hurt" became a surprise hit in the Netherlands shortly after Timi had had throat surgery, she disobeyed doctor's orders not to sing (and not even to TALK) and resumed performing. With a vengeance! It was what SHE wanted to do and, in the true "show must go on" tradition, nothing was going to stop her. I worked as the East Coast researcher for Casey Kasem's "American Top Forty" for more than 15 years, and reading about Timi reminded me of something. Many of the hundreds of singers I interviewed confessed to me that they pushed themselves (and their voices in particular) "over the limit." Though I am sure money is a consideration, I think most of those individuals did so primarily out a love for their fans and a love for their craft. Though our paths never crossed I am totally convinced that Timi fell into that category. I extend my heartfelt condolences to Timi's family, friends, associates and to all her fans throughout the world. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 10 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 14:17:07 -0500 From: Alan Zweig Subject: Re: Moog Montenegro Clark Besch wrote: > All eating aside, does anyone remember Hugo Montenegro's "Happy > Together"? If you don't, don't think it's like "Good, Bad, Ugly" with the > grunts and all. This was one of my first Moog synthesiser records. That record, "Good Vibrations", has actually been reissued on CD. It's one of my favorites of its type, if you know what I mean. AZ -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 11 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 20:10:07 -0000 From: Rodney Rawlings Subject: Re: the Chubster Simon White wrote: > At the Spectropop party last weekend I purchased from Mr Malcolm > Baumgart "Hey You! Little Boogaloo" having acquired the previous week > "Karate Monkey" and two more JOYFUL records you would be hard- > pushed to find. I love Chubby's singing style. It is full of joy and life > and fun and everything. I agree with Simon, mostly. CC sang good tunes well, made them hits. That makes him a star to me. I actually disliked the Twist era while it was happening, but the first time I danced with a girl it was the Twist, and I sort of enjoy the records when I hear them now. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 12 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 20:02:20 +0100 From: Martin Roberts Subject: Re: Sidewalk & Uptown > Uptown and Sidewalk were both subsids of Tower, and I guess were manufactured by Capitol. I think Uptown dealt mostly with Soul/R&B, but I'm not an expert by any means. Hello Joe, Ahh, thanks for this, I think I might have known but the memory's dulled. Age or drink? Both. I'm no expert either but I've found enough interesting records on the Uptown label -- Robertha Williams, Tell Mama Not To Cry being the best example -- that don't fit the soul bill. The Sugar Lumps, Won't You Help Me (Uptown 735), written by Harley Hatcher and also recorded by the Paris Sisters on their Sidewalk "Golden Hits Of The Paris Sisters" LP, is best described as punky girls with attitude (and not a little brass), worth a listen. Playing on musica. Martin -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 13 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 16:21:19 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Re: American Dreams / commercial uses / Knechtel Jimmy wrote: > Hi Karen! This is the only show I watch on television. I've gotten > hooked on the family story lines, especially the strength and > forbearance of the Mom, but I first started watching the show > to see which songs they would feature. Jimmy and Karen, I agree, this is the only show I watch every week. I see next week is the finale for the season. I can't help but think this could be the final episode, with ratings in the 60s (WHERE ELSE?), but I thought that last year when it was threatened with cancellation. I guess there aren't enough baby boomers who want to see those days again. There is a fair amount of revisionism, but it's the best series since "Wonder Years' to relive those moments, actually covering pre-"Wonder Years" days so far. Still don't get all the '63 and '64 songs when it's currently early-mid '66 at the moment in the series. Of course, as soon as I said they don't use old clips anymore, they DID! When I saw the Tina Turner re-enactment, I couldn't help but laugh. It was OK, but I was thinking: When they portrayed Nancy Sinatra, the actress was dancing like a caged go-go dancer and I don't think Nancy could have ever moved that fast. On the other hand, the Tina Turner actress moved too SLOW! Tina's legs are moving up and down constantly, not like the actress's. Woulda been interesting if they'd had Phil Spector in the background talking to Dick with Dick saying, "I think you're right, Phil. You've got a hit here!" Alan Zweig wrote: > Call me a purist, call me a curmudgeon, but I for one am glad I > live somewhere where that commercial isn't playing and so my > memory of one of my favorite songs isn't ruined forever. Just > on principle, I can't imagine how such use of a song can possibly > fail to compromise its integrity. Said or not, I gotta believe that secretly, all of us agree with you! Austin Roberts wrote: > Please add the guitar work on Bread's "Guitar Man" to the list. Indeed, phenomenal work, from the first blasting note to the great rambling solo at the end! A masterpiece song start to finish. Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 14 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 09:57:57 -0800 (PST) From: Artie Wayne Subject: Re: commercial uses ... now "Blowin' in the Wind"? Am I the only one angry that one of the most important songs of our generation has been turned into a commercial? "How many times can we do our wash before the whites turn to grey? And how many times can we dry our clothes 'til colors all fade away? The answer my friend is Blowin' in the Wind New Tide Blowin' in the Wind!!" Outraged, Artie Wayne http://artiewayne.com/ -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 15 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 10:33:56 -0800 From: Bryan Subject: Universal introduces Web-based catalog imprint Universal Music Gets Hip to Web Sales By Chris Morris, Billboard, Mar 19, 2004 LOS ANGELES -- Perceiving a Web-based opening in a shrinking retail universe, Universal Music Enterprises is launching an Internet-only catalog imprint, Hip-O Select. ... full article at http://tinyurl.com/3ec22 -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 16 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 20:55:49 +0200 From: Frank Subject: Re: Moog Montenegro / "Happy Together" Clark Besch wrote: > All eating aside, does anyone remember Hugo Montenegro's "Happy > Together"? If you don't, don't think it's like "Good, Bad, Ugly" > with the grunts and all. This was one of my first Moog synthesiser > records. Hugo Montenegros records from the late '60s and early '70s are among my favorite "Now" records. He always did an excellent arranging job and the use of the singers (often doing some ba-ba-bahs) is brilliant. My choice cut is his version of Burt's "Knowing When To Leave", besides the whole "Moog Power" album. (That) Alan Gordon wrote: > Laura P. wanted to know who did the rewrite on the Applebees spot. > I guess it was someone at the ad agency. Ron Dante would know. I'm > glad you like the song Laura. Ron did a great job on the vocals > but he always does a great job on anything he sings! Just out of curiosity, does the rewriter share any publishing royalties for this new version? Frank -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 17 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 17:30:03 EST From: alhajupa@aol.com Subject: Re: unsubscribe-spectropop@yahoogroups.com please unsubscribe-spectropop@yahoogroups.com -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 18 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 23:53:34 +0100 From: Mick Patrick Subject: Estelle Axton R.I.P. More sad news, I'm afraid. Estelle Axton, co-founder of the legendary Stax Records, died on 24 February. Find an obituary here: http://www.acerecords.co.uk/extras/estelleobit.html R.I.P. Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 19 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 20:35:11 +0100 From: Joe Foster Subject: Re: Oriole UK Michael Fishberg wrote: > The person who WOULD know the most about this is Paul at Firebird > Records, who has a stall just off Portobello Road market on Saturdays. > He is a maven on this label, and will tell you the history of its foundation > too. Especially interesting is the name, which was a variation of the > name of R.E. Levy -- R.E.L. ... Oriole, geddit? Sounds like our man then! The masters are in Aylesbury, Bucks., at the old Oriole plant, now the Sony tape vault -- seen 'em with my own eyes, along with boxes of unplayed 45s, including the Motown stuff. For the burglary- minded among you -- you never saw me, right? Joe -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 20 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 12:17:53 -0800 (PST) From: Mark Wirtz Subject: Re: Larry Knechtel I had the great pleasure of working with Larry on a number of projects, notably my own Capitol album "Hothouse Smiles," to which he contributed not only his remarkable skill, but also a sensitivity and spirit which, together with Larry Carlton's guitar playing and Jim Gordon's drumming, lent a shine to the work, which Cashbox honored as "album of the year" in 1974. To me, Larry has always ranked as the best musical Pop/Rock keyboard player in the business, together with Nicky Hopkins. Their contribution to popular music was most profound and of historic significance. With a salute of deep respect and admiration, Mark Wirtz -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 21 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 10:55:12 EST From: Austin Roberts Subject: The Power Of Love / more on Flip Cartridge Here's a question for you Spectropoppers. There were several versions (some successful) of "The Power Of Love." I personally preferred the Jennifer Rush version. What about you guys and ladies? Country Paul wrote: > Really?! I'm amazed -- I'm sure you speak from solid knowledge (I had > no clue until your post), but I hear no stylistic continuity between > Paxton's work and "That's What Sends Men To The Bowery." Broad-based > as he was/is, he'd be one of the last people I'd guess to be hiding > behind that alias. Sorry, my computer ate part of my message. Anyway, I've got this weird thought that Billy Meshel also used the name Flip Cartidge on a record or two in the '60s. I'm not sure. Anybody know? Austin Roberts -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 22 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 19:26:16 EST From: Bill George Subject: Re: Wenzel's I just read the post about Wenzel's record store closing. I loved that place when I lived in Long Beach. I didn't know they had closed. As I might be moving back soon, I'm really sorry to hear they no longer exist. Is there a story behind their closing? I hope it was for a good reason, like they just wanted to retire and travel, rather than that business was too slow. Bill -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 23 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 12:41:13 EST From: Mike Rashkow Subject: Re: Since I Fell For You Steve Harvey wrote: > Glad you appreciated the posting. It came through the NWHillbilly group > on the west coast. Do you think Ella sang "Since I Fell For You" better > than Lenny Welch? I think his version is one of the best examples of > genuine emotion in a song, unlike the vocal gymnastics that pass for > singing these days. I absolutely love Lenny Welch's record. One of my all time faves. Great chart and most interestingly -- he does the verse. How odd is that for a pop hit? Cadence was a great label. Archie Bleyer had exquisite taste. No, I hope I didn't communicate that I thought Ella's was better. It is totally different. As you know, she swings the blues and Lenny cried his heart out. I never heard Ella's when I was young. It was before my time, I heard hers long after Lenny's, when I had access to Mercury's vaults. I found it intriguing and interesting -- but not better. Di la, Rashkovsky -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 24 Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 10:17:14 -0500 From: James Cassidy Subject: Candi Staton's Fame tracks are back An article in yesterday's Boston Globe tipped me off to the release of a new collection of Candi Staton's long-out-of-print recordings for Rick Hall's Fame label back in the late '60s to early '70s. Cleverly entitled "Candi Staton," it's on the Astralwerks label and features 26 hot Muscle Shoals tracks. If you like your soul Southern, raw, and straight up, you'll want to check it out. Jim Cassidy -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 25 Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 23:40:25 -0000 From: Diane K. Sutter Subject: Re: Larry Knechtel Austin Roberts wrote: > Please add the guitar work on Bread's "Guitar Man" to the list." I've long been familiar with Larry as a very talented, sought-after session player. Ironically, I had just read Austin's post right before printing out the lyrics and guitar tab to Jim Lauderdale's "Nobody's Perfect". Listed there on the page was, "Larry Knechtel -- keyboards". Wow! He strikes again!! Impressed, HurdyGurl, aka Diane -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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