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Spectropop V#0030

  • From: The Spectropop Group
  • Date: 12/14/97

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            Volume #0030                               12/16/97
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    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
    
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    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
    
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