Tag Archives: 1961

Saturday “SMITH” ~ Baby It’s You

In reality this was my favorite song out of all the hits from “The Shirelles” and there were a lot of them. And nobody could have repeated their exact rendition as good.

But when the summer of love in 67′ exploded and the tide turned once again with the arrival of the hippie generation, there was one group that put their own arrangement to this song in 1969 and it seem to come out with the same perfection as the original for its day.

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Wednesday ~ The Wanderer ~ Dion

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Sunday Smooth ~ Oliver Nelson ~ Stolen Moments

This is my all time favorite Jazz Composition by Oliver Nelson.

Released in 1961 off the album, The Blues and the Abstract Truth

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Motown’s The Marvelettes Singer Gladys Horton Dies

Co-founder of Marvelettes helped usher in girl group era

 

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Song of the Day: Gypsy Woman ~ The Impressions.

Released in 1961. Written by Curtis Mayfield.

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