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Spectropop - Digest Number 1444



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There are 9 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Tex and The Chex
           From: Hal Muskat 
      2. Re: Obscure Girl Group Records
           From: Jimmy Crescitelli 
      3. Re: Obscure Girl Group Records
           From: Jeffery Kennedy 
      4. Re: Del-Satins; Kelly Garrett
           From: ACJ 
      5. Re: Help me find this long-lost oldie - "I am the lonely man, that's me" (?)
           From: Rodney Rawlings 
      6. Obscure Girl Group Greats
           From: Ian Slater 
      7. Kelly Garrett
           From: Simon White 
      8. Re: Help me find this long-lost oldie - "I am the lonely man, that's me" (?)
           From: bonicaj 
      9. Shangri-Las help
           From: gogogo_ohyeah 


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Message: 1 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 13:25:22 -0700 From: Hal Muskat Subject: Tex and The Chex It took years to finally go somewhere other then Atlantic Recds or my head to inquire about a band I used to see and hang out with back on Long Island & Brooklyn in the early 60's. I still have the bands biz card and photo! Imagine how absolutely elated to find this list AND a reference from Alan Gordon, the bands drummer(?), to Tex and The Chex. I met them when they played a couple gigs in Syosset, hung with them @ in Brooklyn @ Sid Gordon's bowling and gambling and at some other parties in Coney Island and some of the guys showed up @ my 18th b'day party. I'd love to hear from Alan and find out what ever happened to Tex and the rest of those band mates. What a trip to read your credit list. Wondering if you ever met my cousin, sessions drummer Gary Chester? Hal Muskat www.rainbowpuddle.com -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 16:07:29 EDT From: Jimmy Crescitelli Subject: Re: Obscure Girl Group Records Georgettes -- Little Boy And btw, I finally deciphered the first line of Sharon Marie's "Run-Around Lover": "I heard the legend of the lover's school." -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 20:32:39 -0000 From: Jeffery Kennedy Subject: Re: Obscure Girl Group Records Phil X. Milstein wrote: > I suddenly got curious to hear some of your opinions on favorite > records by obscure girl groups. Two off the top of my head: > The Bittersweets---What a Lonely Way to Start the Summertime > The Beas---International Girl Maybe a girl group is no longer obscure if it has appeared on a "Girls in the Garage" bootleg compilation? The Beas track is on one of the "Girls..." CDs. The Bittersweets track, however, hasn't shown up on any compilation, as far as I know. I have it on tape, and it's one of the best Shangri-las ripoffs ever: oodles of eerie atmosphere and bad attitude. And the worst obscure girl group I've heard: The Chips. On Philips, I believe. Jeffery -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 16:24:39 -0400 From: ACJ Subject: Re: Del-Satins; Kelly Garrett First, about the Del-Satins' "Feeling No Pain": Is this the same early Burt Bacharach song that our ol' pal Paul Evans once recorded? And, if memory serves (and it sometimes doesn't), Kelly Garrett - or someone with a very similar name - was a regular on a short-lived '70s revival of "Your Hit Parade" on CBS-TV. (It co-starred Chuck Woolery, which brings up other subjects, I'm sure.) ACJ -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 20:39:09 -0000 From: Rodney Rawlings Subject: Re: Help me find this long-lost oldie - "I am the lonely man, that's me" (?) bonicaj wrote: > The song is "Mr. Lonely" by Bobby Vinton. No, I have Vinton's song. It goes: Lonely--I'm Mr. Lonely etc. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 22:16:01 +0100 From: Ian Slater Subject: Obscure Girl Group Greats Wow - where to start? A few to begin with: Janettes - He's Crying Inside / We Belong to each Other Dielles - I'm in Love Exceptions - Soldier Boy Ravenettes - Baby Pull My Heart Strings Eight Feet - Bobby's Come A Long Long Way Joy & the Sorrows - On & On Carolines - Can't Stop Loving the Boy Bobbi-Pins - Why Did You Go? Candy Stripes - I've Learned my Lesson in Love Cray-ons - I Saw You Deylites - Here Comes the Boy Joys - I still Love Him Linneas - It's A Good Kind of Hurt Lorraine & the Delights - I Just Couldn't say Lovables - You Know That I Love You Termites - Tell Me Occasionals - Sometimes Pacettes - Don't Read the Letter Pandoras - Hey Ah / All About Jim Ria & the Reasons - My Memories Linger On Tiaras - You told Me Uniques - Send Him To Me And a WORST girl group record? Majorettes - Let's Do the Kangaroo Dum-Dum Dumbety-Doo-oo, Ian Slater -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 22:39:38 +0100 From: Simon White Subject: Kelly Garrett Phil M: > Can anyone tell me anything about a '60s singer named Kelly > Garrett? Ken On The West Coast replied: > I have a 45 on Smash S 2195 titled " Love's The Only Answer" > (affirming that "love is all you need") from 1968, writers > Gelber-Hoffer?, produced Jimmy Bowen, arranged Glen D Hardin, > which i've put to musica. It's quite a mover so place high all > expensive ornaments :-) And I write: Both tracks (as Ken knows) have had their moments on the Northern Soul circuit. But they are what I would call "Northern" and not necessarily "Soul". Terrific Sixties Discotheque records then. Simon -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 21:57:48 -0000 From: bonicaj Subject: Re: Help me find this long-lost oldie - "I am the lonely man, that's me" (?) I wrote: > The song is "Mr. Lonely" by Bobby Vinton. Rodney R: > No, I have Vinton's song. It goes: Lonely--I'm Mr. Lonely etc. Two other songs come to mind: Mr. Lonely by the Videls (I don't think this is it). Lonely Blue Boy by Conway Twitty. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 03:18:27 -0000 From: gogogo_ohyeah Subject: Shangri-Las help Hello all, I've had some fantastic emails, and it's all helping me to construct a great Shangri-Las website. If anyone has any odd pic sleeves or can find unusual/rare images from magazines that can be scanned that'd be awesome. If you do scan any images please include in the email the magazine it's from and the date, and most importantly if it's available, the photographer for credit.!! Someone mentioned in a newsgroup about a Rolling stone magazine in the 80's that had an item with mary Weiss in it, Ive looked through old Rolling Stones from the 80's that I have. Does anyone know of this? ALSO, have the Shangri-Las ever been in Mojo Magazine? I have a lot of the issues but am missing approx 40. If anyone knows of an issue they've appeared in please email me the issue number, as I have access to a full collection. Thanks again... :-) -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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