======================================================= S P E C T R O P O P ======================================================= Volume #0030 12/16/97 =======================================================Subject: Re: Shag Sent: 12/14/97 4:50 AM Received: 12/14/97 11:45 PM From: Kentaur, KentXXX@XXXXXXm To: Spectropop List, spectroXXX@XXXXXXies.com > > The kids even made up their own dance...called The Shag > > You realize how amusing this dance's name would be to any > British person, since "to shag" in BritEng means to, erm > ... have intercourse of the sexual kind. However, I > believe there is also an American or Canadian term > "shaggin' wagon," meaning a van featuring special > accoutrements designed to facilitate sexual congress, > which makes me wonder if this use of "shag" is indeed a > trans-Atlantic phenomenon... I think we should be told. > The Tams ("What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am," "Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy," etc.) had a rather large hit in the UK, in late 1987. It was called "Do You Like Shaggin' With the One You Love," I think. And, yes, I was told by the guys at Radio Luxembourg about the "British" definition of the word, "shag." They seemed to be amused by the title. --KFW -----------[ archived by Spectropop ]----------- Subject: Re: Bryan Maclean Sent: 12/13/97 1:45 AM Received: 12/13/97 3:36 AM From: BashPop, BashXXX@XXXXXXm To: Spectropop List, spectroXXX@XXXXXXies.com << On Thu, 11 Dec 1997,Jamie LePage wrote: > Speaking of Love, I heard that a Bryan Maclean album was > recently released, and that the recordings were all > original 60's tapes exhumed from Maclean's mother's > garage. Does this exist? Is it available? Has anyone > heard it? Is it as good as one might expect from the > description?>> Hi Jamie, The album is called "Ifyoubelievein" and it's on Sundazed records. It's pretty bare bones, and upon first listen I didn't think the melodies were strong enough to overcome the spare production. I'll give it another shot. -- Spectropop Rules!!!!! Take Care, David -----------[ archived by Spectropop ]----------- END
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