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Spectropop - Digest Number 1426



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               SPECTROPOP - Spectacular! Retro! Pop!
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There are 2 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Re: Skip Battin
           From: Dan Hughes 
      2. Jack & Jill / Van & Kendra
           From: Mick Patrick 


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Message: 1 Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2004 09:29:35 -0500 From: Dan Hughes Subject: Re: Skip Battin Scott asks, > Anyone hear Skip Battin's pre-Byrds outting - The Evergreen > Blueshoes? No, but I truly love his baseball song The St. Louis Browns, which was on his Signpost album and also on the Rhino comp Baseball's Greatest Hits Vol 2. ---Dan -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2004 16:37:58 +0100 From: Mick Patrick Subject: Jack & Jill / Van & Kendra Me: > Playing now at musica is "Two Of A Kind" by Jack & Jill (Maxx > 330, 1964), a rather delicious song written and produced by > Van McCoy. Jack and Jill are actually Van McCoy and Kendra > Spotswood. Julio Niqo: > Thank you Mick, I love it. I'm getting completely obsessed > with Van McCoy. I already loved his perfect songs, but now > I'm fascinated with his voice. The song is a little jewel > that reminds me of some Smokey Robinson's tracks. How right you are, it's a bit like "I'll Be Available" and would have been simply ideal for Mary Wells. The b-side, "Just As You Are", is nice too. The lovely Jill/Kendra/Kenni/Sandi is more prominent on this side. It's currently playing over at musica: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/spectropop/files/musica/ > His demos (if they exist) must be heaven. I do have one Van McCoy demo, one of his most famous '60s songs. I'll play it to musica when space becomes available. More details then. Hey la, Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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