Showing posts from February, 2008

Rick Springfield "Take A Hand"

A very catchy tune. You can tell I played this alot when I was 15.

Shirley Ellis "The Nitty Gritty"

Can't say too much about this, except. . .Ah-ooo-weee. . .Let's get down to the real nitty gritty.

Al Wilson's "The Snake"

Unfortunately, I don't know too much about this talented singer. I only know I loved this song as a kid and when "Show & Tell" came out in the mid 70's, I loved that, too. This is my 45 from when I was a kid. It's not about the sound quality. It's about this is all we had back in the day and snap, crackles and pops were what we had when we overplayed our favorite tunes! This here is about memories.

The Spiral Starecase

This group was definitely talented and I loved watching them whenever they were on t.v. My mom met them at a club somewhere in the L.A. area, probably around El Monte, which is where they lived. It was Harvey Kaye (Kaplan), my mom new best. This 45,"No One for Me to Turn To" was going to be their latest single and he gave this copy to her. Years later while I was a teen, my mom and I ran into Pat Upton in Palm Springs. . . a very nice man. A Side "No One for Me to Turn To" B Side "Sweet Little Thing