NEVER heard of this group or this song, but it is now an instant favorite! God, I love that funky, groovy beat on these late-'60s songs. (I know that in the first video they are sitting in inkwells, but I couldn't help thinking of them as pill bottles at first! "This is Shirley, she took the blue dolls. Ernestine liked the red dolls. Lestne couldn't do without the green ones....") Thanks!
HA!!!A friend of mine turned me on to them last month and now I am definitely a fan!
I thought they looked like bottles of poppers... Jx
Of course you did!
Sniff, sniff. JxPS the song was a hit for Brighton groovesters The Freemasons in 2007 - listen here.
nothing but a heartache was included in the over-the-top fabulousness that wasthis compilation. do you know it?
No, what is it? Do tell!I did just learn that they toured with Tom Jones in 1968, which makes me like them even more!
This? Wow... http://www.amazon.com/Girl-Group-Sounds-Kiss-Another/dp/B000B5KRV6
I have that set. It's a great compilation and the hatbox impressed the hell out of the clerks at Barnes and Noble when I bought it.(back in the day when I actually went to stores to buy music)
That has to be the grooviest set ever constructed, but the qualuudes during soundcheck may have been a mistake. Pick up the pace girls.
They are fabulous but way laid back, that's for sure!
And I just realized that they're behind one of my favorite '70s dance tracks, "Earthquake," which has pretty much the best timpani line in disco history. Their's may not have been a big career, but it was definitely a surprisingly long one.
Love that song!
The second video is filmed at Tintern Abbey in Wales - just a few miles down the road from where I was born! Jx
Their song "Earthquake" is the ultimate power walking song. Also good for prancercise!
...And of course it's already been mentioned here!
Yes, but this is the first time prancercise has ever been mentioned here!