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Spectropop - Digest Number 727



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                        Jamie LePage (1953-2002)
                  http://www.spectropop.com/Jamie.htm
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There are 8 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. Re: Johnny Young
           From: Jeff Lemlich 
      2. Re: Johnny Worth
           From: Norman 
      3. Da doo ron ron by Mick Jagger ????
           From: Denis Gagnon 
      4. Gene Toone and the Blazers
           From: vinylone45 
      5. Re: Thane Russal / Doug Gibbons
           From: Peter Lerner 
      6. Re: Museum of Radio and Television NY
           From: Vlaovic B 
      7. Re: Museum Of Television And Radio, NY
           From: Keith Beach 
      8. Re: The Sheep
           From: Jeff Lemlich 


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Message: 1
   Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 18:41:29 -0000
   From: Jeff Lemlich 
Subject: Re: Johnny Young

Ken Silverwood wrote:
> Is this the Johnnie Young who did the two Bee Gees covers on 
> Polydor; "Craise Finton Kirk" & "Every Christian Lion-Hearted"?

I know of at least two other early Gibb Brothers songs recorded by 
Young:  "After Dark" and "I Am The World".   He also did a good 
version of the Easybeats' "Good Evening Girl".

Jeff Lemlich
http://www.limestonerecords.com



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Message: 2 Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 22:50:07 +1030 From: Norman Subject: Re: Johnny Worth Re: Johnny Worth He is also known as Yani Paraskos Paraskeva Skordalides. Norman -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 08:08:06 -0500 (Est) From: Denis Gagnon Subject: Da doo ron ron by Mick Jagger ???? Hi A friend sent me an mp3 file of what appears to be Mick Jagger singing Da doo ron ron. He got it from a friend who also got got it from a friend etc...The voice of the singer really sounds like Mick's voice but the quality of the recording is certainly not very good. Some sort of bootleg, no doubt about it. Anybody knows anything about it? Denis Gagnon -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 16:03:22 -0000 From: vinylone45 Subject: Gene Toone and the Blazers I have just found a promo copy of You're My Baby by Gene Toone and the Blazers. Annette Records. Can anyone tell me anything about this record? Thanks--and Happy New Year! -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 16:52:18 -0000 From: Peter Lerner Subject: Re: Thane Russal / Doug Gibbons Lindsay: > ...There was always much speculation here about the identity of Thane > Russal: some thought he might've been Mick Jagger, but - as Glenn A. > Baker pointed out in the early 90s - he was actually a singer called > Doug Gibbon. Doug Gibbon? The same Doug Gibbons who recorded Jackie DeShannon / Jimmy Page's "I got my tears to remind me" on Decca? Great record, great singer - yes he does sound like Jagger! Peter -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 12:22:58 -0500 From: Vlaovic B Subject: Re: Museum of Radio and Television NY > And if you're ever in NYC, one must-visit place is the Museum of > Television and Radio. One thing that needs to be added is that a lot of the programmes still have their original commercials intact. I think the Shindig shows are a case in point. It's been about 4 years since I've been there, but what a terrific resource! Recently I purchased a couple of bootlegs of old Hullaballoo programmes (Shindig's competition, but a little more square and occassionally showbizzy). Wonderful stuff and some of the later episodes are in colour. Curiously though one episode introduces the Ronettes as a featured act on the show but they never perform....at the end of the programme when it comes to the Hullaballoo A Go Go segment they're seen dancing among the 'kids'. Does anyone know if they ever performed? Or maybe the number was cut for legal purposes (like the Rolling Stones in TAMI show). N -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 21:42:51 +0000 From: Keith Beach Subject: Re: Museum Of Television And Radio, NY I went to the Museum Of Television And Radio, NY some 10 years back. My first priority was to look for the Lucille Ball TV special from the 60's 'Lucy in London'. They didn't have it then, but they might now. Just in case it needs explanation...it's important because we believe the Ronettes did a song over the opening credits. I don't know anyone who has this in any form. Maybe the next Spectropop member there could check it out for us. Keith Beach -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 19:07:40 -0000 From: Jeff Lemlich Subject: Re: The Sheep Guy Lawrence wrote: > The Sheep's version of Bunker Hill's "Hide & Seek" (Boom 60000) > which was basically the backing band on the "I Want Candy" album. > Anyone know of any other "solo" releases by any of the Strange > brothers? Or any other Sheep singles? Boom 60,007 THE SHEEP - I Feel Good/Dynamite "I Feel Good" reached #32 on WQAM in Miami on May 28, 1966. Former WQAM d.j. Roby Yonge told me "Hide & Seek" by the Sheep was a "play for pay" tune at the station, if you know what I mean. Jeff Lemlich http://www.limestonerecords.com -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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