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Author:  pflext [ Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:02 am ]
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Pockets had a big disco hit in 1979 with a song called "Catch Me" :D
It was remixed by Jim Burgess I think. :roll:
Used to play it all the time.

BTW....I love Gene Farrow - "Move your Body" :lol:
Cheesy, yes, but a floorfiller when it came out nonetheless!! :twisted:

Author:  Soul-Boy [ Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:10 am ]
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pflext wrote:
Pockets had a big disco hit in 1979 with a song called "Catch Me" :D
It was remixed by Jim Burgess I think. :roll:
Used to play it all the time


Paul,
Thanks for the info mate, gonna do some diggin'!
If Jim Burgess was involved, it's gotta be worth checking out!..

Author:  barbarella [ Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:29 pm ]
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pflext wrote:
Pockets had a big disco hit in 1979 with a song called "Catch Me" :D
It was remixed by Jim Burgess I think. :roll:
Used to play it all the time.

BTW....I love Gene Farrow - "Move your Body" :lol:
Cheesy, yes, but a floorfiller when it came out nonetheless!! :twisted:


Hey!
I'm going to check out that Pockets track, 'cos I don't think I've heard it yet. The only other one I know by them is something called "Elusive Lady" but no way is it of the same calibre as "Come Go With Me"
As for Gene Farrow, I'm a bit reluctant to admit this, but I was one of those who filled the Floor!! :lol:

Author:  barbarella [ Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:45 pm ]
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Soul-Boy wrote:
barbarella wrote:
Two of the Best One Hit Wonders, in my humble opinion!! :lol:

Pockets - Come Go With Me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCIg5OGBB5o

Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhaMJfbcS0U

And One Of The Worst!! :lol:

Gene Farrow - Move Your Body

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTS1wY0Fm54


Pockets - Come With Me...now that's a totally new song to me and I am feelin' it sister!
You got any info on them that you can share?, thanks for bringing them to my attention.

Vicki Sue Robinson may have been a bit of a one hit wonder in the UK but Stateside, she certainly was not..
"Baby Now That I Found You - 1975
"Turn the Beat Around" - 1976
"Never Gonna Let You Go" - 1976
"Daylight" - 1976
"Should I Stay" / "I Won't Let You Go" - 1977
"Hold Tight" - 1977
"Trust In Me" - 1978
"Jealousy" - 1978
"Freeway Song" - 1978
"Nighttime Fantasy" - 1979 (from the film Nocturna)
"Nothin' But A Heartache"
"Hot Summer Night" - 1981
"Give My Love Back" - 1982
"Summertime Fun"
"To Sir with Love" - 1983
"Everlasting Love" - 1984
"Grab Them Cakes" - 1985 (Junykard Dog featuring Vicki Sue Robinson)
"For Real" - 1995
"House of Joy" - 1997
"Move On" - 1999
"Pokemon (Dance Mix)" - 1999

Gene Farrow - Move Your Body...Never heard it before and I don't want to hear it again..Lol


Hey Soul-Boy!
OMG!! Well, Thats My Cred Gone Down The Pan!! :lol:
So I Can Either Leave Quietly By The Back Door...Or I Can Hit You With These Little Gems!! :mrgreen:

Belle Epoque - Black Is Black

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHYKoSu62WY

Nite School - Do You Speak French

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5BwJ50bHT0

Locksmith - Unlock The Funk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYw5PxCBHVk

Robin Beck - Sweet Talk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NWUktNXwC4

Author:  Soul-Boy [ Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:41 pm ]
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barbarella wrote:
Soul-Boy wrote:
barbarella wrote:
Two of the Best One Hit Wonders, in my humble opinion!! :lol:

Pockets - Come Go With Me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCIg5OGBB5o

Vicki Sue Robinson - Turn The Beat Around

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhaMJfbcS0U

And One Of The Worst!! :lol:

Gene Farrow - Move Your Body

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTS1wY0Fm54


Pockets - Come With Me...now that's a totally new song to me and I am feelin' it sister!
You got any info on them that you can share?, thanks for bringing them to my attention.

Vicki Sue Robinson may have been a bit of a one hit wonder in the UK but Stateside, she certainly was not..
"Baby Now That I Found You - 1975
"Turn the Beat Around" - 1976
"Never Gonna Let You Go" - 1976
"Daylight" - 1976
"Should I Stay" / "I Won't Let You Go" - 1977
"Hold Tight" - 1977
"Trust In Me" - 1978
"Jealousy" - 1978
"Freeway Song" - 1978
"Nighttime Fantasy" - 1979 (from the film Nocturna)
"Nothin' But A Heartache"
"Hot Summer Night" - 1981
"Give My Love Back" - 1982
"Summertime Fun"
"To Sir with Love" - 1983
"Everlasting Love" - 1984
"Grab Them Cakes" - 1985 (Junykard Dog featuring Vicki Sue Robinson)
"For Real" - 1995
"House of Joy" - 1997
"Move On" - 1999
"Pokemon (Dance Mix)" - 1999

Gene Farrow - Move Your Body...Never heard it before and I don't want to hear it again..Lol


Hey Soul-Boy!
OMG!! Well, Thats My Cred Gone Down The Pan!! :lol:
So I Can Either Leave Quietly By The Back Door...Or I Can Hit You With These Little Gems!! :mrgreen:

Belle Epoque - Black Is Black

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHYKoSu62WY

Nite School - Do You Speak French

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5BwJ50bHT0

Locksmith - Unlock The Funk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYw5PxCBHVk

Robin Beck - Sweet Talk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NWUktNXwC4



The Robin Beck of Sweet Talk fame is a sure fire winner for me but she is not strictly a one hit wonder as after a gap of nearly 10 years she had a global hit with "First Time" which was very cheesy for my likes..You remember..it was from the Coca-Cola advert and it was re-released on numerous occassions over the years in various dance formats!
Not familiar with the other artists, so thanks for bringing them to my attention

Author:  Discoguy [ Fri Jul 03, 2009 7:24 am ]
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Soul-Boy wrote:
pflext wrote:
Pockets had a big disco hit in 1979 with a song called "Catch Me" :D
It was remixed by Jim Burgess I think. :roll:
Used to play it all the time


Paul,
Thanks for the info mate, gonna do some diggin'!
If Jim Burgess was involved, it's gotta be worth checking out!..



Yeah, Paul is right... (as always)
"Catch Me" by Pockets was remixed by Jim Burgess !
It's a Great track !!! Thanks for reminding me Paul - need to add it to the Jim bio as well...

// Discoguy

Author:  pflext [ Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:31 am ]
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OK here's the KO!


POCKETS - "CATCH ME"

Image

https://download.yousendit.com/dVlyTkFvYXlUME5MWEE9PQ

From 1979...(A Jim Burgess Mix) Released on ARC Records, U. S. :twisted:

My promo 12" has same track on both sides but side B is Mono....lol....that was for all the Mono A.M. stations around at the time I guess. :wink:

Author:  Soul-Boy [ Fri Jul 03, 2009 8:07 pm ]
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Thanks Pfext!..
Much appreciated...

Author:  Discoguy [ Sat Jul 04, 2009 9:53 pm ]
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THX PFLEXT !

// Discoguy

Author:  barbarella [ Sun Aug 23, 2009 10:37 pm ]
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I don't know if anyone remembers these Brilliant One Hit Wonders..

Stone - Time
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpb3a3P3_G4

Rimshots - Blow Your Whistle


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4D9EHtDCxo


Nite School - Do You Speak FRench
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5BwJ50bHT0

Author:  Soul-Boy [ Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:26 am ]
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barbarella wrote:
I don't know if anyone remembers these Brilliant One Hit Wonders..

Stone - Time
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpb3a3P3_G4

Rimshots - Blow Your Whistle


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4D9EHtDCxo


Nite School - Do You Speak FRench
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5BwJ50bHT0


Remember "Blow Your Whistle" by the Rimshots well. Some years later a friend introduced me to the Gary Toms Empire version, which I thought was great also. You familiar with that version to?..check it out on youtube, it happens to be next to your Rimshots link!
Lovin'... Stone - "Time"...new to me nad I can't believe I missed this one, thanks for bringing that to my attention....and whoa!!!, what about Night School - "Do You Speak French"..another fresh jam to me and I am certainly down with this too...Great stuff Barbarella..lovin' your jam selection today!

Author:  Discoguy [ Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:53 am ]
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Barbarella,

Great One Hit Wonders... Had forgot about them !
Thanks for remining me !

// Discoguy

Author:  Jussi [ Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:28 pm ]
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If/when you order your copy of "Do You Speak French" make sure to get an original European 7" pressing from Holland, France or Germany, as the American AVI label 12" realese is censored. It is longer but wouldn't you rather hear the girls shout words like "Strip Tease" than get some additional sax solos?

Author:  Skyyjammer [ Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:20 am ]
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Stone are excellent rare groove picks. they only made like 5 I think.
their best jams:

Time 1981
Girl I like the way that you move 1982
Crazy 1983

But how about Bernice Watkins?

with Mahogany: Ride on the Rhythm? 1982
solo: Let's call it a day? 1984

or Mahogany: My Heart Goes Boom 1986
not sure if that's Bernice or a new girl singin' that one?

Author:  Soul-Boy [ Sun Sep 06, 2009 3:26 pm ]
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Man!..Skyjammer..

Bernice Watkins..now that's what I call a singer!


Image

What ever happened to her bro?...you got any info on her?

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