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There are 24 messages in this issue of Spectropop.

Topics in this Digest Number 399:

      1. Q&A and some URL's
           From: "Paul Payton" 
      2. Merseybeats USA
           From: Stewart Mason 
      3. Given Away Songs / Sending to Musica
           From: Jon Cook 
      4. Re: Genuine Imitation Sealed Copy
           From: Ron Buono 
      5. THE ALLEY CATS
           From: Mick Patrick 
      6. Re: Carter/Lewis vs. Ivy League Vs. Flowerpot Men
           From: Mark Frumento 
      7. Magic Lantern / Magic Lanterns
           From: Thomas Taber 
      8. Chris Isaak/"Run Baby Run" question
           From: Deena Canale 
      9. Re:Red Coats
           From: Roland 
     10. Tokens, Carter/Lewis & Doggy Zoe
           From: "Kingsley Abbott" 
     11. RE: Les Girls
           From: Michael Rashkow 
     12. Carole King Kuestions
           From: Mark Frumento 
     13. Dale And Grace live-by-phone interview show Thursday night
           From: Ronnie Allen 
     14. Re: Carter/Lewis vs. Ivy League Vs. Flowerpot Men
           From: "Norman" 
     15. Re: "Run Baby Run" question
           From: "Nick Archer" 
     16. Bob Crewe Presents Dyno Voice CD
           From: Michael Edwards 
     17. new Lesley Gore
           From: John Rausch 
     18. Re: Carter/Lewis vs. Ivy League Vs. Flowerpot Men
           From: "Javed Jafri" 
     19. Deena's question
           From: Bob Rashkow 
     20. Re: Merseybeats USA/Carter Lewis/Tokens
           From: Mark Frumento 
     21. Paul Revere
           From: Bill Reed 
     22. Re: "Run Baby Run" / Larry Henley
           From: "Norman" 
     23. Re: Dora Hall
           From: "Peter Lerner" 
     24. The Tokens
           From: "David Ponak" 
 


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Message: 1
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 14:02:12 -0500
   From: "Paul Payton" 
Subject: Q&A and some URL's

David Young: "D. Ervin" is most likely Big Dee Irwin, so
there is a definite Brill connection. Someone once said
that Bill Buchanan - as in Buchanan and Goodman - was
also a songwriter, so maybe it's that Buchanan, but
that's just a guess.

>From the Laurie list:

> The Dum Dum Song/Love Unreturned - The Red Coats,
> Laurie LR 3319: 1965 (A-33/B-42)

Is this the same Red Coats group who did "I'm Only As
Good" on Valiant?

Wanna real flash? This link from Joe Foster's Salt Water
Taffy site leads to a WMCA survey - check some of the
stuff on there!
http://musicradio.computer.net/wmca/surveys/1968/surveymay868.html


(There's a major tie to MusicRadio77, the WABC site, but
I don't have the hours I know it would take to check it
out....) http://www.musicradio77.com/wmca


Dan Hughes: yes,  Senate was a short-lived ABC subsid.

Richard: strong seconds on the Family Dogg/Albert Hammond
bio. Way to go!

Late to the party on this, but thanks, Kingsley Abbott,
for the Tokens CD info. Ed Engel (Crystal Ball) gets a bit
of heat from people sometimes, but a look at the Crystal
Ball catalog proves he "gets the job done." Will check
into those! (I couldn't find a Crystal Ball website -
anyone have a URL for them?) Also, there should be
a(nother) Tokens biography coming in March, this one at
http://www.destinationdoowop.com/groups.htm.


Country Paul

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Message: 2
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 11:25:51 -0700
   From: Stewart Mason 
Subject: Merseybeats USA

Mark Frumento asks:

> While we're at it is there anyone out there who knows
> of a band called "Merseybeats USA"? I think Steve
> Ferguson of the original NRBQ was in that band. Another
> group I have on tape but no other information.

They were from Louisville KY, and not only was Steve
Ferguson in the band, so was the 'Q's Terry Adams. When
the Merseybeats USA broke up in 1967, Ferguson and Adams
>from from Kentucky to Miami, where they met another band
called the Story of Us that was in the process of breaking
up: Joey Spampinato, Frankie Gadler and Tom Staley from
the Story of Us joined Ferguson and Adams and formed NRBQ.

Also, Don Charles wrote:

> Dusty Springfield in a serious relationship with a guy?
> Very doubtful.  Nothing's impossible, though.

Not that it's any of our business, but by all accounts,
Dusty considered herself bisexual, not a lesbian, and
she did have serious relationships wih guys.

Stewart


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Message: 3
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 13:46:27 EST
   From: Jon Cook 
Subject: Given Away Songs / Sending to Musica

Thanks for all the info/comments on the Bee Gees. I have
to confess to a general fascination with those songs that
were given to other artists by such personal favorites as
the Beatles, Brian Wilson, Ray Davies, etc.  Although not
always their best material, you do get to hear the artist
stretch outside their usual domains. Wilson's 'Guess I'm
Dumb' is a perfect example as it seemed to be a dry run
for Pet Sounds. Lennon/McCartney gave Cilla Black and
Peter/Gordon some pretty good singles, especially It's For
You, Step Inside Love and Woman - I think Spectropoppers
would especially like the Silkie's cover of You've Got To
Hide Your Love Away, which John/Paul produced. It has that
baroque-folk feel to it. 


   jon cook


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Message: 4
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 13:22:00 EST
   From: Ron Buono 
Subject: Re: Genuine Imitation Sealed Copy

In a message dated 2/27/02, Spectropop writes:

> In full agreement!  Genuine Imitation Life Gazette is
> actually quite a record.  Sure, it's kind of goofy in a
> "we are soo hip and psychedelic now" kind of way, but the
> songs are good and the production is aces.

Hello. I actually have a SEALED copy of this LP. Anybody
interested? Please contact me off-list. 

Ron


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Message: 5
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 00:13:18 +0000 (GMT)
   From: Mick Patrick 
Subject: THE ALLEY CATS

Hi,

Kingsley's recent musings on the Pipkin/Coefield gang led
to me sticking my hooter back in Steve Propes' wonderful
book L.A. R&B VOCAL GROUPS. Blimey, the ALLEY CATS /
SABERS / CHAVELLES / VALIANTS / HAPPY TONES / BRENTWOODS
/ SPLENDORS / CHARADES / UNIQUES / ELECTRAS /
UNTOUCHABLES / MISFITS (etc, etc, etc) saga is one of the
most convoluted in all of doo wop. It makes my brain hurt
just thinking about it. There's little choice but to read
the book to get the full story. Or go to
http://www.lavocalgroups.com

However, I did pluck from the pages the following taster:

PUDDIN 'N' TAIN  was written by GARY PIPKIN, BRICE
COEFIELD & ALONZO "LONNIE" WILLIS, the brother of CAROLYN
WILLIS of Girlfriends / Honey Cone fame. By the time THE
ALLEY CATS had taped the number with Phil Spector, Willis
had left the group to form THE SPLENDORS who also
recorded a version of the same song. The two versions
were cut on the same day but at different studios.

Now, normally I spit on bootlegs. But, hey, when there is
no legal equivalent and the original 45s are as rare as
hens' teeth, I've been known to purchase the odd dozen. I
have at my side THE VALIANTS "THIS IS THE NITE" CD, a
1994 release purporting to emanate from the Spanish
Stompin'Tide / Rockin' Rhythm label. For a boot, the
notes and sound quality are very good. The 28 tracks
include offerings by Billy Fortune & the Squires, the
Valiants, the Charades and Billy Storm. If you like,
Kingsley, I could burn you one (whatever that means).

Storm and several of the groups of which he and his
colleagues were members also have numerous tracks
available on legal CDs.I could give more specific
information if really required. But, frankly, I'd rather
have a coffee and a Curly Wurly.

Somewhere, I also have a very splendid article (with
discography, gulp!) about the Valiants (etc) written by
Marv Goldberg for Discoveries magazine several years ago.
Please God no one ask me to find it.

MICK PATRICK


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Message: 6
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 15:48:26 -0000
   From: Mark Frumento 
Subject: Re: Carter/Lewis vs. Ivy League Vs. Flowerpot Men

--- In Spectropop, "Paul Payton" wrote:

> Mark Frumento: I have the Majority's "Pretty Little Girl"
> on London, 45 LON 9779, mid 60's; very innovative and
> nice. Also veddy English (not a putdown, just a
> description). I notice the writers are "Carter; Lewis."
> Do I recognize these names from the Ivy League's "Funny
> How Love Can Be," or just from two docs on "ER?"

Maybe they were doctors but...

Someone with a more encyclopedic mind than mine can
probably recite chapter and verse on Carter/Lewis. They
wrote songs for everyone (well, that's not really true
but close). Certainly Herman's Hermits among the many
recipients of Carter/Lewis songs. 

A few years ago there was a wonderful release of John
Carter demos called "As You Like It". Somehow the demos
of some songs come off even better than the released
versions. Also there were previously unknown songs on the
CD that are top shelf. "Pretty Little Girl" in the Carter
version is quite good. I'd love to hear the Majority
doing it.

The only problem (a minor one) with Carter/Lewis, Ivy
League etc is that they sometimes border on imitation.
Carter definitely had a preoccupation with Brian Wilson,
especially the Pet Sounds period and has recorded
unabashed copies of songs like "Caroline No". By the time
they changed their name to The Flowerpot Men they were
headlong into full time job of being the British Beach
Boys. 

As the Flowerpot Men they released some great songs but
probably my favorite is "Mythological Sunday"... a quite
original psychedelic tune.

Somewhere in there, I think as the Ivy League, they
wrote and recorded the song most Spectropoppers are
familiar with "My World Fell Down".

"As You Like It" is out of print (I think) but probably
attainable. Well worth the pursuit if you are into good,
tuneful song writing. The Flowerpot Men are available in
several good reissues and "Best-of's". The best Best Of
being the Repertoire release. Two of their albums (did
they have more than two?) have been reissued on one CD.

That'll teach you for asking a little question like that!


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Message: 7
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 06:09:37 -0800 (PST)
   From: Thomas Taber 
Subject: Magic Lantern / Magic Lanterns

Norman, they were two distinctly different groups -
can't recall which came first; probably the plural,
and the other was to cash in on an already established
name, back in the days when everybody didn't sue
everybody. And, Lloyd, I knew that "Aunt Norma" stuff
rang a bell!    Tom T. 


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Message: 8
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 12:59:52 -0400
   From: Deena Canale 
Subject: Chris Isaak/"Run Baby Run" question

>For anyone interested in current music with the "classic"
>sound, I can recommend Chris Isaak's latest CD, Always
>Got Tonight. 

I second this and add that anyone with access to "premium"
cable, or plain ol' Muchmoremusic if you're in Canada,
should watch "The Chris Isaak Show"--perhaps the finest
rock & roll sitcom ever!  It's very well-written and
filmed, and the characters are great--including some of
Chris's real-life band members playing themselves.  He's
a doll-face, wears Nudie suits and moderate pompadours
with panache, is a natural comedic actor, and possesses
the closest thing to Roy Orbison's vocal cords we have in
this day and age.

I've got a question that probably has a really obvious
answer, except I've never been able to find said answer. 
Every time I've heard "Run Baby Run" on the radio (which
hasn't been that often, but even these few listens rank
it as one of my fave '60s pop extravaganza records) I've
never managed to hear the name of who did it.  You know
the record I'm talking about:  "Run, baby ruuuun...back
into my ah-ah-ah-ah-arms..."  Please help.

Signed D.C.  


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Message: 9
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 20:49:16 EST
   From: Roland 
Subject: Re:Red Coats

The Redcoats LP can be found at:
http://www.dionysusrecords.com/mailorder/bacchus.html


There's also an extensive 8 part story on them at:
http://www.lancerecords.com/
Justr go to the Lance Monthly link.


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Message: 10
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 17:49:06 -0000
   From: "Kingsley Abbott" 
Subject: Tokens, Carter/Lewis & Doggy Zoe

In response to a couple of points:
The Tokens "Tonight I Fell In Love With the Tokens" CD is
mostly, tho not exclusively early stuff - ie first half
of sixties - exception is the Beach Boys tribute from
1976.  "Golden Moments From Our Past" takes a broader
sweep, but of rare /unreleased tracks, best known being
"Brandy Wine" & "Both Sides Now".  I agree with the list
of overlooked tracks, especially the excellent "I Could
See Me Dancing With You" (covered I think by The Boys
Next Door), and "You're My Girl" (also great version by
The Rising Sons that came out in Britain on Stateside) . 
I'd add "Breezy" in there.  It seems that their catalogue
is so vast, that we have yet to have the perfect CD
retrospective...But I feel I'm gradually collecting some
good stuff especially with these two new Crystal Ball
ones.

Coincidental to see the Carter/Lewis mention as, not ten
minutes before reading it, I had been discussing putting
together a 2CD set on the Carter/Lewis Songbook for
Sanctuary Records (Sequel) in the songwriter series that
has just put out the "Guess I'm Dumb" - songs of the
beach boys collection about a month ago.  There will also
be a Tony Hatch collection coming soon, which will
include some nice soft rock sides.  We also discussed a
Ripples Vol 8 for a bit later on, as we have found some
more good contendors for inclusion!!

Zoe (Zooey) from Family Dogg used to wait tables at
London's Speakeasy circa '67/8 - very groovy she looked
too!!

Kingsley Abbott


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Message: 11
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 21:40:07 EST
   From: Michael Rashkow 
Subject: RE: Les Girls

Simon White writes:

> I Still Love You/Stop, Look And Listen - Les Girls,
> Laurie LR 3368: 1966 (A-97, B-Not Used) - Great 1966
> girlgroup stuff! And I'm sure Rashkovsky would agree.

Simon,  you've got great taste!

Rashkovsky


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Message: 12
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 03:02:19 -0000
   From: Mark Frumento 
Subject: Carole King Kuestions

While I'm at the old tape library here I dug up a tape I
have of three pretty cool Carole King demos. These are
probably old hat to others but I was, at the time I got
them, thrilled to get them!

The tape consists of 1) Porpois Song 2) Beautiful Movies
and 3) The Image Collector. The questions is this: did
either of the last two get officially recorded and/or
released? 

Both are good but "The Image Collector" is very very
good. It has the overall sound of CK heading more into
the singer/song writer period but still has the great
hooks and all. Could've been a Monkees hit with Mickey
Dolenz singing. I do think!

Have Carole King demos of her 60s material currculated
fairly widely?

Ok, next question did Tom Northcott's version of
"Spaceship Races" ever get released on CD? I really like
his version. In fact I remember the album it came from
being pretty good as well. I think he did a versions of
the Move's "Blackberry Way"?


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Message: 13
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 22:07:39 EST
   From: Ronnie Allen 
Subject: Dale And Grace live-by-phone interview show Thursday night

I'll be hosting a two-hour live-by-phone interview show
with Dale and Grace, who sang the memorable 1963 #1 hit
"I'm Leaving It Up To You" and the top-ten follow-up
"Stop And Think It Over." In addition to those two hits
they also made many other fine recordings which you'll
also hear on the show. And they'll sharing many
interesting  stories related to specific songs and/or
their career in general. Some of those stories are quite
incredible.

The show will be heard on M-PAK Radio on Thursday night,
February 28th, from 10 PM to Midnight E.S.T.  

Hope you can join us!

Ronnie Allen


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Message: 14
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 14:22:20 +1030
   From: "Norman" 
Subject: Re: Carter/Lewis vs. Ivy League Vs. Flowerpot Men

Being a fan of John Carter (Shakespeare) I found Mark
Frumento and Kingsley Abbott's discussions interesting. 
Especially, the view that there may be another John
Carter CD on the market.

I don't unfortunately have an encyclopaedic mind on the
subject but here goes.

Although it seems that John Carter reached his Beach
Boys pinnacle with First Class's Beach Baby,  he
certainly had been giving it a belt since the days of
Ivy League ( how Carter-Lewis and the Southerners
featuring a young Jimmy Page, sounded I don't know).

Let's Go To San Francisco (Parts 1 & 2 ) Deram DM 142
1967 was unabashedly Beach Boys.  Cop the opening bars!
(also check out the ending of Beach Baby for a
connection to this song).

It turns up on the C5 Records Compilation The Flower Pot
Men   Let's Go To San Francisco CS-CD-526 together with
a 1988 addition  Let's Go Back to San Francisco.
(Mythological Sunday is also on this cd).

I think to fill this compilation some tracks were lifted
>from later sessions in 1968 and 1969 (The 1969 tracks
are featured on the White Plains' Self titled LP).

As the White Plains they do a fantastic version of
Oliver Swofford's "Young Birds Fly"

Some songs, which were written or co-written by John
Carter, that made it into the charts Down Under include;

Funny How Love Can Be
Tossing and Turning                  Ivy League
Dreams Are Ten A Penny               Kincade
Beach Baby                           First Class
Semi-Detached Surburban Mr James     Manfred Mann
Let's Go To San Francisco Parts 1&2  The Flowerpot Men
Can't You Hear My Heart Beat
Sleepy Joe
My Sentimental Friend                Herman's Hermits
Peek-A-Boo                           New Vaudeville Band
(if not Geoff Stephens' vocals on this one was it John
Carters?)
Hip Hip Hooray                       The Troggs
Knock Knock Who's There              Liv Maessen
                                     Mary Hopkin

I have a copy of Love Equals Love by the Ohio Express
BUD-O36 (in Australia) but I don't recall it being given
any air play.

If you want to see one person's dedication to a group of
artists Hiroshi Asada's site is really worth tapping into.
http://www.ne.jp/asahi/salaryman/asada/catlews
   

He is also very much into Tony Burrows,/Kestrels etc.


Norman


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Message: 15
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 21:59:25 -0600
   From: "Nick Archer" 
Subject: Re: "Run Baby Run" question

> I've got a question that probably has a really obvious
> answer, except I've never been able to find said answer.
> Every time I've heard "Run Baby Run" on the radio (which
> hasn't been that often, but even these few listens rank
> it as one of my fave '60s pop extravaganza records) I've
> never managed to hear the name of who did it.  You know
> the record I'm talking about:  "Run, baby ruuuun...back
> into my ah-ah-ah-ah-arms..."  Please help.


Run Baby Run was done by the Newbeats, on Hickory Records
here in Nashville. Larry Henley, who sang the falsetto,
later wrote "Wind Beneath My Wings." I heard him sing
"Bread and Butter" recently, and he can still hit the
high notes. A best of the Newbeats is available on
Collectables I think.

Nick Archer


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Message: 16
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 03:07:44 -0000
   From: Michael Edwards 
Subject: Bob Crewe Presents Dyno Voice CD

I tried to buy a copy of this double CD, A UK import on
the Westside label (with tracks by the Toys, Eddie
Rambeau, Mitch Ryder etc), from Disc Collector this
afternoon. They told me it didn't come out. Does anyone
know if it did? Could you please supply the catalog
number? Thanks.


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Message: 17
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 14:49:43 +0900
   From: John Rausch 
Subject: new Lesley Gore

Hi Gang,

Found a most interesting site featuring a new cd
featuring Lesley Gore doing an AC/DC cover of Dirty
Deeds Done Dirt Cheap. Great sound clip.
http://www.pigsflycd.com/track12.html



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Message: 18
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 23:46:09 -0500
   From: "Javed Jafri" 
Subject: Re: Carter/Lewis vs. Ivy League Vs. Flowerpot Men

> The only problem (a minor one) with Carter/Lewis, Ivy
> League etc is that they sometimes border on imitation.
> Carter definitely had a preoccupation with Brian Wilson,
> especially the Pet Sounds period and has recorded
> unabashed copies of songs like "Caroline No". By the time
> they changed their name to The Flowerpot Men they were
> headlong into full time job of being the British Beach
> Boys.

Let's not forget about First Class and "Beach Baby" which
was probably the crowning achievement of  the Carter and
Lewis infatuation with the Beach Boys (at least chart wise
in America). Timing played a big part in the sound of that
song. The Flowerpot Men in 1967 were emulating Heroes and
Villains while post Endless Summer Tony Burrows was
harking back to the surf and sand.

Javed


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Message: 19
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 21:39:41 EST
   From: Bob Rashkow 
Subject: Deena's question

I know everybody's gonna pounce on this one--The Newbeats
had a '65 hit with "Run Baby Run" & the reason I jumped
in with it is (isn't it STRANGE!!) that this M - copy on
Hickory was one of the other 2 records that didn't
survive my Plaster Disaster that also destroyed my
wonderful Love-Ins record on LAURIE! ! !  The Bobster


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Message: 20
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 04:27:33 -0000
   From: Mark Frumento 
Subject: Re: Merseybeats USA/Carter Lewis/Tokens

--- In Spectropop, Stewart Mason wrote:

> They were from Louisville KY, and not only was Steve
> Ferguson in the band, so was the 'Q's Terry Adams. 

*****Thanks Stewart. Somehow these guys escaped the
reference books I have. I have 5 songs on tape. Did they
release 45s? The material I have is quite good
folkish/beat/pop. I believe the tape I have is from one
of the Q, probably Tommy A. There are a few other groups
on the tape: The Sacred Frowns, The Breathers & Hoopy
Ferguson and the Wild Dogs.

--- In Spectropop, "Kingsley Abbott" wrote:

> Coincidental to see the Carter/Lewis mention as, not ten
> minutes before reading it, I had been discussing putting
> together a 2CD set on the Carter/Lewis Songbook for
> Sanctuary Records (Sequel) in the songwriter series that
> has just put out the "Guess I'm Dumb" - songs of the
> beach boys collection about a monthago. There will also
> be a Tony Hatch collection coming soon, which willinclude
> some nice soft rock sides. We also discussed a Ripples
> Vol 8 for a bit later on, as we have found some more good
> contendors for inclusion!!


*****This is all great news! Did the second volume of
John Carter demos ever come out? I've been looking for it.
The Hatch would be great. I do see a few Hatch songs on
Ripples too! Also a couple of tracks on the wonderful
Montanas compilation.

**** About later Tokens...
The Scenes track I mentioned a few posts back... 
Scenes (From Another World)
BT Puppy BTP533, written by the Tokens.
Now playing at musica.
Is this really them? 
Maybe someone can shed some light on it.


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Message: 21
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 01:22:26 -0800 (PST)
   From: Bill Reed 
Subject: Paul Revere

Paul Revere came up here recently and it got me to
wondering: I have a copy of the PR Sande 1001 LP. Is
there some way to tell the difference between the 60s
original and the 80s reissue?

Bill Reed


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Message: 22
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 20:05:51 +1030
   From: "Norman" 
Subject: Re: "Run Baby Run" / Larry Henley

I recently heard Run Baby Run on our local community fm
station (the only way to hear the "real" hits that were)
and just love it.

Re: Larry Henley

In 1982 Colleen Hewett recorded " The Wind Beneath My
Wings" on Avenue Records (BA 223025). It became an
enormous hit in Australia, if not reaching #1 getting
quite close to it in early 1983.

I have a question about this.  Where would Colleen have
sourced this song? The Bette Midler version surfaced in
1988 six years after her version.

Thanks,
Norman


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Message: 23
   Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:54:04 -0000
   From: "Peter Lerner" 
Subject: Re: Dora Hall

Will wrote:

> I'm surprised Peter Lerner hasn't jumped in on this one.
> Dora Hall recorded on Jackie DeShannon composition,
> Franklin Street. I only have a cassette copy, but perhaps
> Peter can supply more info?

Yes, I have three of Dora's 45s, each on a different
label - Calamo, Premore and Reinbeau. Dora's version of
Franklin Street on Calamo 1005 is the only version I know
of this obscure Jackie DeShannon song - wonder where she
got it from? Dora's version of Did He Call Today Mama, a
Randy Newman song also associated with Jackie, is also
interesting, on Reinbeau 5822.

I had often wondered about this woman, who sounded, shall I
say delicately, to be of a slightly older generation than
many of the teen singers of the early 60s. However Simon
White helped us all to the answer and I do recommend 
http://www.dorahall.tvheaven.com/ 
to anyone interested in finding out more about this
prolific and manifestly talented woman.

Peter


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Message: 24
   Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 09:35:29 -0800
   From: "David Ponak" 
Subject: The Tokens

The Tokens "It's A Happening World" CD is indeed
available on CD from Warner Japan, with about 10 bonus
tracks. (Presumably the singles from the same era.) 


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