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Spectropop - Digest Number 533

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                        Jamie LePage (1953-2002)

There are 7 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Re: 2 of Clubs
           From: Ron 
      3. 2 of Clubs
           From: Den Lindquist 
      4. Re: 2 of Clubs, two of country, Larry, Bobby, and Terry
           From: Phil Milstein 
      5. Re: Country Girls
           From: John Solocinski 
      6. Ian Thomas
           From: Bill George 
           From: "Mick Patrick" 


Message: 1
   Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 13:02:30 -0000
   From: Ron 
Subject: Re: 2 of Clubs

The 2 of Clubs had at least three local hits here in the Cincinnati 
area.  The first was "Heart", the Petula Clark song.  "Walk Tall" was 
the follow up.  The third was "River Deep, Mountain High".  I am 
aware of at least one other record but not the name.  I'm at work so 
I don't have flip side information.


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Message: 3 Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 10:27:31 -0400 From: Den Lindquist Subject: 2 of Clubs Here's the discography, to the best of my knowledge: Fraternity 972 "Heart" b/w "My First Heartbreak" Fraternity 975 "Walk Tall" b/w "So Blue Is Fall" Fraternity 990 "Let Me Walk With You" b/w "You Love Me" Fraternity 994 "River Deep, Mountain High" b/w "You Love Me" Fraternity 999 "Look Away" b/w (flip unknown) There was no LP, and I don't know of any releases on any labels other than Fraternity. I've never seen any of these on CD releases, although some may be in the "grey market". I can put "Heart" or "River Deep.." out to musica, if anyone wants to hear it. Den. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 11:02:04 +0000 From: Phil Milstein Subject: Re: 2 of Clubs, two of country, Larry, Bobby, and Terry Country Paul wrote: > I think he also had some tracks on Talamo, > which if I'm not mistaken was run by a sham preacher with > a large cult following in the early-to-mid 60s. > Anyone with more info? That would likely be Tony Alamo, a Nashville-based underground pop star, cult guru and Western suit designer par excellence. The guy may be full of it, but he has never lacked for imagination, nor chutzpah. I haven't stopped to check but I imagine there's plenty about him on the Web for those that are interested. --Phil Milstein -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 18:03:41 -0400 From: John Solocinski Subject: Re: Country Girls Mike Rashkow writes... > Now I find my ears, my head and my heart all belong to two girls that are way > too contemporary to be discussed on this site without inviting the charge of > sacrilege. Alison Krauss and Patty Loveless. Anyone wish to offer anything > back on this musical crisis. Not a crisis at all, Mike. Virtually all I listened to in the late '80's was country. I, like you, wander all over the musical landscape, just recently realizing that I don't choose the music I like, but it chooses me. (Sit me in a room with rap, opera, or heavy metal, and I won't ever choose, to like it). I stopped trying to figure it out, (sometimes even get a little embarrassed at what I'm listening to and liking), and just go with what my ears are smiling at that day... John (Try Charly McClain's 2 cd anthology, she sings sweet too). (Girl groups still one of my favorites, though.) -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 22:03:01 EDT From: Bill George Subject: Ian Thomas This isn't quite Spectropop, but does anyone have any info on a Canadian singer named Ian Thomas? In the 70s, he had a minor hit in the US called "Painted Ladies." I have one LP by him as well, but I know virtually nothing about him. Is he still around? Did he release many records? The music I know is in a rather Neil Young-ish vein, but he may have recorded other styles as well. Bill -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2002 12:23:53 +0100 From: "Mick Patrick" Subject: Re: THE ALLEN SISTERS & THE 2 OF CLUBS Simon White: > The Strange World Of Northern Soul Part 2435: > The Allen Sisters "Downtown Crowd" on Quality [the flip of > "Dream Boy"?] has been changing hands in the U.K. recently > for 400. The words 'mad' and '*?!*@*!*?' spring readily > to mind. Great record though. My copy of the Allen Sisters' "Dream Boy" on Quality 1807 has "Devil To Angel" on the B-side, not "Downtown Crowd". I suppose that means it's not worth 400 quid!? B#ll#cks! By the way, Simon, I spotted no Tiny Tim track on your Saturday playlist. Wassup, gone off him? I recommend "Little Girl", his Blue Cat 45. Thanks to Den for the 2 Of Clubs discography. FYI, the B-side of Fraternity 999 is "How Can I Be Happy". The song was written by group member Linda Parrish and her husband Carl Edmondson, leader of another Fraternity act, the Dolphins. Linda's partner in the 2 Of Clubs was Patti Valantine. MICK PATRICK -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------

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