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“Poison Ivy” is a popular song by American songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. It went to #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This was their third top-ten hit of that year following “Charlie Brown” and “Along Came   Read More …

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“The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)” is written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio. It was originally released as a single by Frankie Valli in 1965 on the Smash label and has been recorded by numerous artists since, including The Walker Brothers, Cher and Keane. The Walker Brothers (Scott Engel, John Maus and Gary Leeds)   Read More …

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The Stroll was both a slow rock ‘n’ roll dance and a song that was popular in late 1950s. The dance called the Stroll began in black communities to the songs “C. C. Rider” and “Betty and Dupree” by Chuck Willis. Willis was known as “The King of the Stroll” prior to the release of   Read More …

The Tremeloes are an English beat group founded in 1958 in Dagenham, Essex, and still active today. They formed as Brian Poole & The Tremoloes (The Tremoloes being the backing group to Brian Poole, and the name soon being changed because of the spelling mistake of an Essex newspaper) influenced by Buddy Holly and The   Read More …

Fifty years ago, on October 13, 1962, The Beatles first entered the UK singles chart with “Love Me Do”. The other records in the hit parade on that day were mostly easy listening, country and instrumentals, all genres that would soon be swept away because of Beatlemania. “The Beatles took the shine off everybody else“,   Read More …

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Firstly, I would strongly recommend you to listen this magic song. You will be enchanted by the soft voice of Barbara and by the mesmerizing lyrics. Today, Barbara Harris is still touring and reveals details about her music career in a recent interview: “I think we rehearsed it twice and recorded it once [A Lover’s   Read More …

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