Type: Posts; User: Methuselah2
My pleasure, MS. I love The Elgins, too. They did such wonderful work on their HDH material. Saundra's voice showed such strength and clarity. And real beauty. Truly distinctive.
You are so right, Mark! Well done!
Much too difficult to narrow down. But THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME might just be the best written song they recorded.
The ones I can listen to over and over and never tire of are...
I recently came across this wonderful history of The Elgins by Marv Goldberg. I thought others on SDF would be interested in it, as well.
Please Note: I was granted permission by the author to...
Carole - Thank you so much the link. Greatly and gratefully appreciated. I was able to darken the photo of the magazine pages and read it pretty well.
And Heikki, thank you very much, too. From...
This issue contains an article on THE ELGINS that mentions the number of UK tours the group did up to that time.
I'm trying to nail down that information for someone who's looking for it.
Very nice postings, Marv. Thanks very much.
Mary continues to do something very interesting. Some of the Supremes' tunes that are so well-known by the public and that she has the audience join...
Both written by Cole Porter
Many thanks to dorothyjeandandridge for this YouTube posting.
That's also David Steinberg in the sketch.
Many thanks to gmcclo for this YouTube posting.
I liked him very much, too, Splanky.
Here's a PEYTON PLACE scene with him and Barbara Parkins:
Thanks to elvisobsessor for this YouTube posting.
Written by Ellen Hendley & Frank Wilson
This performance is from 1971:
Note: A bit of STONED LOVE turns up in the middle of the number--just...
I must agree. Mary really had things to say and knew exactly what she wanted to say. She was very focused. Extremely enjoyable. Thanks Jobeterob and LDL1.
Many thanks to mallemay s for this impossible-not-to-smile-at (at least that's how I see it) video.
Perhaps the song was thought to be just a little too similar in feel, concept, and certainly its title to Jackie DeShannnon's PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART just a couple of years earlier. The...
Written by Stephen Stills
Stephanie's sensational JMC/Four Tops find has me on the lookout for live performances from that period. Not sure if this...
Very interesting shot, Jobeterob. Thanks for posting.
Originally thought to be female and given the name Maria, this is where the Mario story is now:
Thanks to CBS Evening News for the YouTube posting.
Although I imagine Tbfxt and Mike gave you some stiff competition.
WGB - I loved what you purchased. And your own compilation is terrific. I think it was great what went into your selection process, to have your choices fit in with actually released Chartbusters...
Mike & WGB - Do you recall what your personally created Chartbusters compilations included? I'd love to hear your lists if, by chance, you remember them. I would imagine this contest must have had a...