Friday, July 24, 2009

Yeah Baby


I woke with this in my head this morning and I don't really know why, but I'm betting the old popclock is at work again and the day I found it in that Paignton junk shop was a wet one in late July.

We had the A side a good while back* and since this is a 45 you flip over and back again and over and back again, loving both songs equally and all the more because they're so contrasting, I think it's time the B made an appearance here, don't you?

You'll forgive me I'm sure that this Friday spin is a Philly ballad not a funk or disco tune, and you'll pardon the crackles too if I know you as well as I think I do because you'll be too busy lying back and diggin' Teddy to carp about such nonsense.

It's raining, so pour me a gin.

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - 'I'm Weak For You' (1973)

* I've re-upped it

14 comments:

  1. The sun has got his hat on in North London, so a bit of Philly of any tempo is perfectomundo!

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  2. Sun-rain, rain-sun; A sides-B sides, uptempo-down.

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  3. In nostalgia mood after a couple in the Scarboro Taps by Leeds Station.

    30 yrs ago today I joined the RAF. Sounds a dull thing to commemorate, but I'm so glad to still be around.

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  4. Ying, and indeed Yang.

    We're glad too Dickie.

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  5. I don’t know about you but I would have felt a bit safer 30 odd years ago knowing Dick was patrolling the skies.

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  6. My, that G&T looks sweet.

    (56 minutes and counting...)

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  7. And....it's five o'clock somewhere! (specifically Washington D.C).

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  8. Yes, but Friday commences at 5:30...21 minutes to sweat er out.

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  9. OFGS the suspense is killing me.

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  10. Love the crackles - on the subject of 'For You' songs I've been meaning to blog this bugger for about a year or so Sam Dees - Lonely For You Baby

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  11. It's a safe bet that Harold Melvin and the blue notes and Teddy P tracks were the soundtrack to many a 70's conception. Must admit to having played them a lot myself, come the witching hour. I hadn't heard this track before though, thanks. Have to say I'm loving this blog Davy.

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  12. Thank you Nick, nice to see you dropping in here regularly.

    Love that tune Mond.

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  13. i really must catch up and get with it but this sounds just a flipping lovely on a can't really decide what it's going to do out there tuesday morning.
    and dvd - i'm a big fan of commemorating. especially still being around. well done you. and all of really
    x

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