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Spectropop - Digest Number 1486

               SPECTROPOP - Spectacular! Retro! Pop!

There are 25 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. You Need Feet
           From: Simon White 
      2. Re: Beach Boy Meets 'Duck' on Cartoon Network
           From: Karen Andrew 
      3. Re: Buying reissue CDs
           From: Frank Jastfelder 
      4. Re: Buying reissue CDs
           From: Pres 
      5. Re: Deep Stardust
           From: Gary Myers 
      6. Re: The Angels "A Halo To You" LP
           From: David Bell 
      7. Re: Very rare Innocents on musica
           From: Martin Roberts 
      8. Sheldon Allman
           From: Bryan 
      9. Re: 12 great "Standards" on one album - Nino Tempo & April Stevens
           From: Mick Patrick 
     10. "Baby That's Me"  by ?
           From: Mario 
     11. Re: Canadian CDs - Why are they off of vinyl?
           From: Michael Fishberg 
     12. Re: Sands Of Time
           From: Ray 
     13. Master tapes
           From: Michael Godin 
     14. Re: Kenny Chandler
           From: Dave O'Gara 
     15. Jordan Christopher and the Wild Ones -"People Sure Act  Funny"
           From: Anonymous 
     16. Murray The K's "Progressive Top 40"; Crescendos; Lloyd Price's "Misty"
           From: Country Paul 
     17. Re: Paris Sisters' "Be My Boy"
           From: Mike 
     18. Re: Jordan Christopher and the Wild Ones -"People Sure Act  Funny"
           From: Frank Jastfelder 
     19. The Changin' Times
           From: Richard Havers 
     20. Re: Paul Evans
           From: Paul Evans 
     21. An Angel responds
           From: Lounge Laura Taylor 
     22. Re: "Baby That's Me"  by ?
           From: Charles Ellis 
     23. Re: Murray The K's "Progressive Top 40"; Crescendos; Lloyd Price's "Misty"
           From: Gary Myers 
     24. The Apollas
           From: Will Stos 
     25. Murry the K/ Wonderful Land
           From: Ken Silverwood 

Message: 1 Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 06:29:11 +0100 From: Simon White Subject: You Need Feet Mike McKay wrote: > Chad & Jeremy ... "Paxton Quigley's Had the Course" ... An A-side, > I believe; I even remember it getting a smattering of radio play. > I have it with a picture sleeve. The B-side was "You Need Feet," a > somewhat bizarre novelty tune, as I recall. This must be a cover of the Bernard Bresslaw classic. Now we're talking. Bernard's "You Need Feet" is a classic of its kind. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 20:07:57 -0700 (PDT) From: Karen Andrew Subject: Re: Beach Boy Meets 'Duck' on Cartoon Network Billy G. Spradlin: > Exposing kids to GOOD music via cartoons and kids shows is fine with > me since most "for kids" music out there is britney spears inspired > pap. I know some They Might Be Giants fans who first heard the duo's > music on WB's "Anamaniacs" cartoon series in the early 90's. Thanks and you brought up a good point - exposing little kids to good MUSIC! Karen -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 10:50:18 +0200 From: Frank Jastfelder Subject: Re: Buying reissue CDs Me, earlier: > I try to avoid to buy anything by Collectors Choice. I have a christmas > compilation with absolutely no credits to songwriters, publishers or > production dates. Besides their reissue artworks are hideous most of the > time. Sorry, mea culpa. I mixed up Collectors Choice with Collectables. Shame on me. I will double check everything in the future. Frank -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 11:01:39 -0400 From: Pres Subject: Re: Buying reissue CDs superoldies: > The SLOWEST service I've found of all of the mail-order/reissue > companies is Collectables. Unless you get their $7.50 1st class > service expect the CDs to take their 14 days. Funny that you mention this as I've just received two cds that I ordered 8 weeks ago. As a heads up, if you set up a profile with them and then move - your next shipment will probably be lost. After many emails concerning my lost cds, I finally ended up receiving a call from the shipping manager who informed me that, even if I had updated my profile when I ordered, the shipping people don't follow that information. Once your address is in the shipping computer, it doesn't get updated. Well, it doesn't get updated until your shipment is lost. Still, they did finally get it to me. pres -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 10:22:04 -0700 From: Gary Myers Subject: Re: Deep Stardust Austin Roberts: > And of course the Marcells' BLUE MOON! I enjoy hearing completely different versions of standards and things, but I don't think it's necessary to eliminate some of the best parts of songs, or do them with 3-4 chords, just to make a r'n'r version. For me, the key change on the 2nd half of the bridge to "Blue Moon" is one of best parts, but the Marcells' version just changes the chords and melody to make it fit with IV - I. gem -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 14:21:05 EDT From: David Bell Subject: Re: The Angels "A Halo To You" LP Paul Urbahns: > I was reading The Angels web site and they have a brief album > discography but no song contents. What was on their second Smash > album "A Halo To You"? Also some said their album "The Angels Sing > 12 of Their Greatest Hits" on ASCOT was the same album as on > Caprice. Anyone have the Halo album and can confirm its contents? Hi Paul, I have the "Halo to You" album and the tracks are as follows: Wow, Wow, Wee (He's The Boy For Me) Java I Want To Hold Your Hand Louie Louie (You Can't Take) My Boyfriend's Woody (He Is) The Kissing Kind I Adore Him Little Beatle Boy Snowflakes And Teardrops Guess The Boy Don't Love Me Anymore By The Time You Read This Letter Dream Boy. Hope this helps, David -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 07:40:23 +0100 From: Martin Roberts Subject: Re: Very rare Innocents on musica Country Paul: > With a little help from my friend, I've played The Innocents' "Tick > Tock" to musica... Thanks Paul - very, very groovy. Musica seems to be busting at the seams with obscurities at present. Howzabout the Percells/Valrays radio jingle - cool or what! And then there's Barbara Ruskin's demo, David Gates, more Pete And John... Musica it's what's happening BABY! Martin -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 12:00:16 -0700 From: Bryan Subject: Sheldon Allman Mark Hill writes about Sheldon Allman: > It seems that "Sound Off" is a REMAKE!!! A #3 hit for > VAUGHN MONROE in 1951!!!! Sheldon Allman also recorded an LP called 'Sing Along With Drac' for Del-Fi in 1960 (DFLP 1213), which was released on CD in 2001. Steve Stanley (a member on this list) produced the reissue. About five months after 'Drac', Sheldon did an album called 'Drunks'; the gimmick was that he would find someone at a bar who obviously had too much to drink, and with a hidden tape recorder, engage him in a conversation about some subject that would create an argument. As the encounter progressed, Sheldon got his subject more and more confused and argumentative until sometimes it sounded like they would come to blows. As the conversation grew in intensity, the drunk would get more confused, and sometimes even belligerent. Some of it's pretty funny... Bryan -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 21:38:54 +0100 From: Mick Patrick Subject: Re: 12 great "Standards" on one album - Nino Tempo & April Stevens Michael Fishberg: > I think that the Nino Tempo & April Stevens album "Nino & April > Sing The Great Songs" (Atco SD162 from 1966) is nothing short of > pure genius. Their renditions of "Begin The Beguine" and "Who > (Stole My Heart Away)?" are without doubt the most original in a > wholly original and completely underrated album. Not sure who > did the sensational and startling arrangements. Give him a medal! I love that LP. The medal belongs around the neck of the great Jimmie Haskell, who arranged and conducted Nino & April's "Sing The Great Songs" and "Deep Purple" albums. "Who (Stole My Heart Away)" mashed-up with "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" is great, but my favourite is "Honeysuckle Rose" ingeniously rearranged in the style of Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans. These LPs are available as a twofer on Collectables (COL CD 6888), a label that might be slow to deliver but is known to have sales: One of the great arrangers of all time, Jimmie Haskell is alive and well in Southern California. He talks at length about his work with Rick Nelson in an interview with Kent McCombs found here: Hey la, Mick Patrick -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 10 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 20:20:55 -0000 From: Mario Subject: "Baby That's Me" by ? Dear Spectropoppers: I bow to the collective knowledge of the group. Please forgive me for asking a question probably answered before, but I must know. I have a tape I made off of a CD that I can't find and it features "Baby That's Me". I believe it was called "Where the Girls Are" or something like that. I love the aforementioned song and I am assuming it to be by The Cake. It sounds truly Spectoresque and in stereo yet. I have heard that The Fashions and Leslie Gore also recorded it. Does this sound about right? Thanks in advance, mosoul_65 -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 11 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 14:22:01 -0700 (PDT) From: Michael Fishberg Subject: Re: Canadian CDs - Why are they off of vinyl? markt439 wrote: > I have the following CDs from Canada, which all came from vinyl: > Made in Canada - 04 Volume set issued in early 90s > 2 Terry Black LPs - both off vinyl, neither with singles added > Guess Who - Their 3 pre-RCA LPs > The Staccatos - EMI Northern Heritage Series > Are all of the master tapes gone or are the companies putting these > things out too lazy to track down the tapes? Anyone know? Golly, have YOU opened up a can of worms. In the past year, we at Harkit Records have faced the difficult decision of having to remaster from vinyl when either of the two options you suggest arise. I'd say it's 50/50. When the amalgamations went on in the '80s and '90s, far too many careless decisons were made about which tapes should be saved with a prevailing view that there was little chance that *they'd* ever be wanted again! In many cases also, the staff were too immature, or inexperienced to realise what they had at a crucial decision-making time. All the senior staff had been pensioned off. I do know of several instances here in London, where many of these guys who worked at Decca and EMI are now eagerly sought after for their "consultaional" abilities... The upside is that people like Eric, and to a lesser extent ourselves and other reissue companies ARE able to remaster vinyl to sound as good as, and, in many cases better than the originals wih the wonderful programs now available. There's the rub. How much do you want to SPEND on doing a decent remastering job? Over to you Spectropoppers.... Michael Fishberg -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 12 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 23:48:20 +0100 From: Ray Subject: Re: Sands Of Time Previously: > Does anyone have info on Tony Hatch-produced group the Sands Of > Time and their 1967 song "Where Did We Go Wrong" on Pye Records? > I think this was only released in England, and they are not the > North American group of the same name. top link reviews the double cd of tony hatch productions. bottom link gives you a 30-second sample of Sands of Time - Where Did We Go Wrong Sands Of Time, The: Where Did We Go Wrong (Pye 7N17140) /66 One Day (Pye 7N17236) /67 Love Found A Way To My Heart (Pye 7N17341) /67 Where Did We Go Wrong is also on: CALL ME - THE SONGS OF TONY HATCH Full tracklisting: DISC ONE 1. Petula Clark - Downtown 2. The Two Of Each - Trinity Street 3. The Searchers - Sugar & Spice 4. Tony Hatch & Jackie Trent - From Suburbia 5. The Foundations - Call Me 6. Petula Clark - Don't Sleep In The Subway 7. The Pendulums - The Weaver 8. Jackie Trent - Where Are You Now 9. The Settlers - Major To Minor 10. Petula Clark - A Sign Of The Times 11. The Montanas - Run To Me 12. The Two Of Each - Colour My World 13. The Sands Of Time - Love Found A Way To Me Heart 14. Petula Clark - I Couldn't Live Without Your Love 15. Sue Nichols - All The Way To Heaven 16. Mally Page - Life And Soul Of The Party 17. The Montanas - You've Got To Be Loved 18. Petula Clark - I Couldn't Live Without Your Love 19. Yvonne Prenosilova - Come On Home 20. The Cookies - You're The One 21. Petula Clark - The Other Man's Grass Is Always Greener 22. Sandra Barry - End Of The Line 23. The Sweetcorn - Sunshine Follows Rain 24. The Baker Twins - He's No Good 25. Tony Hatch & Cherry Children - Yoko DISC TWO 1. Scot Walker - Joanna 2. Long John Baldry - Henry Hannah's 42nd Street Parking Lot 3. Petula Clark - Round Every Corner 4. The Montanas - You're Making A Big Mistake 5. The Breakaways - That's How It Goes 6. The Sands Of Time - Where Did We Go Wrong 7. Ninette - I Wonder Why 8. Jackie Trent - My Love 9. Petula Clark - You'd Better Come Home 10. The Overlanders - My Life 11. The Two Of Each - Summer Of Our Love 12. Julie Grant - Can't Get You Out Of My Mind 13. Jackie Trent - Send Her Away 14. Mally Page - You Can't Be Wrong About Boys 15. Sandra Barry - You Can Take It From Me 16. The Montanas - A Step In The Right Direction 17. The Settlers - Woman Called Freedom 18. Jackie Trent - When Summertime Is Over 19. Petula Clark - Who Am I? 20. The Breakaways - That Boy Of Mine 21. Joey Loren - Heart 22. Daryl Quist - When She Comes To You 23. The Brook Brothers - Tell Tale 24. Ninette - Push A Little Button 25. Bruce Forsyth - I'm Backing Britain Cat. No: CMDDD536 ray -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 13 Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 15:48:07 -0700 From: Michael Godin Subject: Master tapes In many cases, the small independent record companies no longer exist and have not been in business for many many years, and thus the master tapes are untraceable. For example on the Made In Canada series, not sure which volume, there is a great song called Brainwashed by pre-BS&T lead singer, David Clayton Thomas & The Boss Men. Duff Roman from CHUM Radio owned this label and he didn't even have the original master when contacted by Paul White who did this project for BMG. I have seen and bought a few CDs (I will avoid referring to titles for potential legal issues) that I would not be surprised if they were 'underground' and not licensed masters, and thus copied from vinyl. By the way, this is not an exclusively Canadian issue. I have a CD that has Night Theme by The Mark II on it, originally released by Wye Records 1001. Now who would be able to track down the original master of that? As far as I am concerned, having as clean sounding a copy from vinyl onto CD is preferable to not including a particular "Lost Treasure" at all. Cheers. Michael Godin The Home of Lost Treasures -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 14 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 00:03:22 -0000 From: Dave O'Gara Subject: Re: Kenny Chandler Me: > >Does anyone have any info on Kenny Chandler? Gary Meyers: > I did a story on him for Discoveries Mag in '97, and I just spoke > to him a few weeks ago. He had been in and out of performing music, > had done some acting (which he was pursuing in '97, but I don't > think much has happened for him in that regard since then). Nice > guy, enjoyable to speak with, always seems to be working on > something new and "on the verge" of something. Thanks for the update, Gary. I was just a lad of 13 when "Heart" came pulsing out of my little transistor radio and I've loved the song ever since. But like so many other artists from that era, I never really knew much about him. That is the beauty of Spectropop! The wealth of information here just boggles my mind and the contributions from all of you folks, inside AND outside of the recording business, to me is priceless. Kudos to all who contribute. Keep up the good work. At the end of each busy day, I really look forward to my daily S-pop updates. Thanks everyone! Dave 0' -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 15 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 03:23:09 -0000 From: Anonymous Subject: Jordan Christopher and the Wild Ones -"People Sure Act Funny" At the beginning of the 1965 movie THE FAT SPY, Jordan Christopher sings a song called "People Sure Are Funny", accompanied only by a guitarist (possibly Chuck Alden, who is credited as co-writer of the song in the closing credits). THE FAT SPY is a bizarre combination beach party, spy spoof, musical comedy that was filmed in Florida, which featured "Jordan Christopher and the Wild Ones" as part of the "beach gang", along with Johnny Tillotson. Most of the music is pretty standard beach party type music, written by people I've never heard of, but this song was great. Jordan Christopher and Chuck Alden (who apparently was one of the "Wild Ones") wrote one other song for the movie, but it was not nearly as good. Does anybody know if this song ever made it to vinyl in any form? I'm not aware of a movie soundtrack for THE FAT SPY. The only Jordan Christopher album I am aware of is JORDAN CHRISTOPHER HAS THE KNACK, which I think was probably before this movie, and I have heard there was a soundtrack album for ANGEL ANGEL DOWN WE GO, though I've never been able to locate a copy. Did "Jordan Christopher and the Wild Ones" ever release anything on vinyl other than their early version of "Wild Thing"? -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 16 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 00:25:48 -0400 From: Country Paul Subject: Murray The K's "Progressive Top 40"; Crescendos; Lloyd Price's "Misty" Still catching up - this comment from Paul Levinson back on May 8th: > I think Murray's development of "attitude" sets and segues, first > on WOR-FM in the mid-60s, and then during his brief return on > WNBC-AM in the early 70s, may have been among his most original > contributions to radio. Rather then playing songs in a random > order, or mixing fast and slow music, or even playing a set all by > the same group (as other FM stations did), Murray liked blocks of > music that were thematically related. Paul, on WOR-FM, that was the basis of the progressive rock radio style; creativity in segue, musically and/or topically, was the hallmark of a great radio station - as well as the choices you used. I always thought a similar approach could be taken to Top 40/pop, as long as you allowed a large enough record library to be used. We did it occcasionally at WHCN in Hartford, integrated into our primarily progressive rock station with a free-form ethos. It's nice to hear that it was done for real elsewhere. Nick Archer: > There's a great web site that I stumbled upon - Nashville Combos > of the 50s-70s, at Chip Curley, > a combo member, put up the site. Many pictures, and don't miss the > bands' business cards at the bottom. I especially like "The > Ministers Of Sound - Specialists In The Field Of Music". Cool site; checked back again. I didn't see The Crescendos, a white vocal group who had a #5 hit with "Oh Julie" on Nasco 6005 (1958), a subsidiary of the famous Nashboro (primarily black) gospel label. Do you - or does any member - know if they played their own instruments? This is what I've found so far regarding prior or post-hit history, either as a group or in other groups or as solos: - The hit was written by group members Kenneth R. Moffitt and Noel Ball. Ball was a variety show host on local TV in Nashville (WSIX). From : "the siren song of rock [was] on WSIX deejay Noel Ball's Saturday Showcase, a primitive talent show on then-ABC affiliate Channel 8. 'Anybody that had any kind of talent, you could get on his show,' [Buzz] Cason remembers. 'You just had to show up.'" A DJ and "Nashville representative" for Dot Records, Ball signed and eventually produced Arthur Alexander and several other acts for Dot (including Nashville's "first rock band," the Casuals, discussed previously by others). He apparently died young. - Dale Ward ("A Letter From Sherry," Dot, 1963) was a group member. - There was a follow-up, Nasco 6009: "Crazy Hop"/"School Girl" and an album, "Oh Julie!--Featuring The Crescendos" reissued by Ace. Does anyone have anything else to add? For example, who was the female singer, and was she part of the group? Gary Myers: > Here's another example that might polarize some of those on either > side: the Lloyd Price version of "Misty". An excellent record, as big and blasting as Sinatra or Darin at their ring-a-ding peak. I knew Lloyd around this time; he was a great guy who actually kept his own big band working for awhile - no small accomplishment! Country Paul -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 17 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 01:01:42 EDT From: Mike Subject: Re: Paris Sisters' "Be My Boy" I wrote: > > I just want to say how much I love this song. Don't know why, but > > it really gets to me. And for some reason, I can hear in my mind's > > ear a remake (obviously with a sex change) by The Beach Boys, with > > some trademark close harmonies on the title phrase. I think it'd be > > a killer. I've had it in mind to try this myself via multi-tracking, > > and I just may someday. Adam G. replied: > Mike, the Lettermen beat you to the punch back on their album "A > Lettermen Kind Of Love". They did the song exactly as you describe. > Matter of fact, they did it as a 4-part harmony; Gary Pike, who later > joined the guys full time, added his voice to those of Jim, Tony and > Bob. Really nice version. He did the same for another track on that > album, "Dearly Beloved". Thanks very much for the tip, Adam. I received a similar one from another Spectropopper off-line. The Lettermen have never exactly been my cup of tea; however, I heard a low-charting song by them the other day that was new to me but that I kinda liked, "Silly Boy." So maybe I should investigate their earlier period further. Mike -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 18 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 18:40:16 +0200 From: Frank Jastfelder Subject: Re: Jordan Christopher and the Wild Ones -"People Sure Act Funny" > At the beginning of the 1965 movie THE FAT SPY, Jordan > Christopher sings a song called "People Sure Are Funny", > accompanied only by a guitarist (possibly Chuck Alden, who > is credited as co-writer of the song in the closing credits). The song is on an album by The Wild Ones called "The Arthur Sound". (United Artists UAS 6450) It´s called "People Sure Act Funny (When They Get A Lot Of Money)" written by Christopher/Alden. It's pre "The Knack". And yes, you´re right Chuck Alden was in the band too. Frank -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 19 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 09:24:40 +0100 From: Richard Havers Subject: The Changin' Times Following the recent mini thread about the Pied Piper by The Changin' Times I was looking through a 1965 Billboard and chanced upon a pic of the band (it was part of a full page ad for the single). If anyone would like a jpeg of the pic let me know off line. Richard -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 20 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 15:19:10 -0000 From: Paul Evans Subject: Re: Paul Evans Wes Smith wrote: > I can't believe that my favorite Paul Evans song never hit > the Billboard charts for even one lousy week! That would be > "HUSHABYE, LITTLE GUITAR", which certainly got it's share of > play on radio station surveys in my area. Anyone fortunate > enough to hear this in STEREO would be in for a treat. > GREAT RECORD! Hi Wes, What a pleasant way to wake up in the morning - to a message like yours. Somehow "Hushabye.........." became a bit of a cult favorite in the UK. While I was there promoting my Sanctuary Records compilation CD (which happens to include "Hushabye Little Guitar"), the following story came up. I thought you'd enjoy it: "It was 1960 and the scene was the local youth club monthly dance in Southend on Sea, Essex, England. The disc jockey announced that the evening was drawing to an end and it was time for a dance to hold your partner close. The regulars smiled knowingly as they knew this spot as 'bum-grabbing time'. Soon the hall was filled with couples tightly gripping each other as they staggeringly navigated their way around the floor. The music being played was Paul Evans' 'Hushabye Little Guitar', a local cult favorite and still a personal choice to this very day." Thanks for writing, That little old "bum-grabber", Paul -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 21 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 15:13:21 +0000 From: Lounge Laura Taylor Subject: An Angel responds "I don't have time right now to go into great detail but here's some info on the album stuff. Caprice and Ascott were probably connected. The 'A Halo To You' album had some of my favorites and some interesting things to note. "Little Beatle Boy" is a favorite of Beatle collectors and our nod to them. Some of the others on it are: I Adore Him (got on the charts) Snowflakes and Teardrops Dream Boy By the Time You Read This Letter Guess The Boy Don't Love Me Anymore Louie Louie (another for collectors) Boyfriend's Woody (a nod to the BeachBoys) Wow Wow Wee (got on the charts) I Want to Hold your Hand (obvious nod to Beatles since they had just come over and we as one of the most recent #1 groups recognized them) Anyway, there might be one or two more, but I can't remember. This is, however, a point well taken. I'm going to tell Diane to list all the album cuts because I guess I didn't even realize myself that they weren't on the site in the album section." Love, Aunt Peg. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 22 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 14:46:47 -0000 From: Charles Ellis Subject: Re: "Baby That's Me" by ? Mario: > I have heard that The Fashions and Lesley Gore also recorded it > [Baby That's Me]. Does this sound about right? Yes, it's by the group "Cake". If memory serves me right, they were a duo or trio who did all their instruments. I even remember their appearance on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in the late 60s performing a weird psychedelic number VERY removed from "Baby, That's Me". F.Y.I. Charles -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 23 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 10:14:14 -0700 From: Gary Myers Subject: Re: Murray The K's "Progressive Top 40"; Crescendos; Lloyd Price's "Misty" Country Paul: > ... The Crescendos, a white vocal group who had a #5 hit > with "Oh Julie" And it has one of my favorite lines: "But someday, Julie, when I'm as old as you" > Dale Ward ("A Letter From Sherry," Dot, 1963) was a group member. I heard that a long time ago, and then, years later, I heard that was incorrect. gem -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 24 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 16:36:30 -0000 From: Will Stos Subject: The Apollas Does anyone know if Warner Bros. plans to release a compilation by this group in the near future? They surely have enough tracks, and although they didn't have any big hits, considering the quality of their material, there's gotta be some interest on the Northern Soul scene. Will : ) -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 25 Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 10:05:11 +0100 From: Ken Silverwood Subject: Murry the K/ Wonderful Land Here's the lineup: Soldier Boy - The Shirelles Don't Play That Song - Ben E. King It Keeps Right On Hurtin - Johnny Tillotson Any Day Now - Chuck Jackson Rama Lama Ding Dong - Edsels What's Your Name - Don and Juan Twist and Shout - Isley Brothers Baby It's You - Shirelles Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler Something's Got a Hold on Me - Etta James You Belong to Me - Duprees Let Me in - Sensations" I've also got a copy of this LP,in stereo, on Scepter, with also the name " released by Springboard International". Just one query, well two, how could Tillotson, Ben E King, Don & Juan for instance feature on a Scepter album? Plus, at the risk of being naive, what is a "Submarine Race Watcher"? I can hear the laughter now. > The Shads in stereo is a fantastic listening experience. > Listen to the stereo Wonderful Land with the strings -- > it doesn't get better than that." For those of you with a liking for The Shadows there is a great piece in this months Mojo by Bob Stanley, who describes that track as "the soundtrack to every new tower-block, flyover and gleaming post-war planning dream, music for an impossible future" I also note they are touring for the final time. Ken On The West Coast. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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