Sounds Like…The Flirtations
Their 1969 LP + demos and a few bonus tracks from the early 1970s.
The Flirtations (Sisters Ernestine and Shirley Pearce, along with friend Vie Billups, who also performs under the moniker of Pearly Gates) began as a 4 piece with their other sister Betty and Lestine Johnson in NYC in 1960. After recording a few singles and mild success domestically, they were convinced to relocate to the UK where Northern Soul was still very popular. They hooked up with producer Wayne Bickerton and writer Tony Waddington, and released their debt full length album on Decca. They have recorded and performed ever since, working with several different labels.
Lovely full sound! Lots of clear and well-rounded vocals, plucky horns, dramatic strings, and upbeat percussion.
FAST FACT: Their big single (Track 1) was used in a KFC advertisement campaign in 2007.
you heard it 72 times on kfjc! most recently:
- 6 days ago, Sir Cumference played Christmas Time Is Here Again
- 13 days ago, Sir Cumference played Need Your Loving
- 20 days ago, Sir Cumference played Everybody Needs Somebody (to Love In The End)
- 30 days ago, Cadillac Margarita played South Carolina
- 32 days ago, Maybelline played How Can You Tell Me?
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