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Hardfloor - Who Spends Money On Candygirls and Chocolate Chips?

A nice bit of downtempo 303 wibble-wobble:

 

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Marcy Playground -🤐  And Candy:

 

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I had use google to find that association. 

* I had first assumed that The Grass Roots were a family band and that pwal's post was a critique of the former.

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3 hours ago, Wibbles said:

I had use google to find that association. 

Thanks for mentioning this.  Even though I am familiar with P.F. Sloan's contribution to early rock and roll, I also googled the song since the music of The Grass Roots was a part of my adolescence.

I was surprised to learn  (1) the song was originally an Italian song done by a group of British musicians who made it big in Italy who later did an English cover of the Grass Roots cover,  (2) the "Shaa-laa-la-la-la-la . . . " line was a cover of an even older Drifters tune, I Count the Tears (penned by the legendary Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman) [covered by Rosanne Cash] , and (3) in the 1980s there was even a a disco cover of the original Italian version by The Rokes (among other covers).

Warning: Some people might find the "Naa-naa-na-na-na-na late at night . . . ." / "Shaa-laa-la-la-la-la-la Piangi Con Me . . . ." / "Live for Today" line a bit of an ear worm.

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(2) added a link to a 2 1/2 hour interview/discussion with PF Sloan in case anyone is interested; (1) corrected spacing/typo in the "na-na/la-las"
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The Jazz Butcher - Roadrunner

Apparently, Jonathan Richman would tell audiences that if they wanted to hear "Roadrunner" they should go and see The Jazz Butcher

 

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