Yeesh. I'm really glad I can barely hear that.And to answer your question, I think "not" ...
I didn't know Marvin Hamlisch was in the band!
I just want to go on record as saying I have never been prouder of being a blogger.:-)
Just for that, I must ask you to once again tune in to The Lawrence Welk Show and inhale this snappy little number from Gale and Dale.
Simels:what have we ever done to you that you would want to hurt us so?ROTP(lumber)
who am us:I think it's safe to say that neither of the people in that video has ever been one toke over anything, let alone an abstract concept like "the line."
This obviously some misplaced aggression that should have been aimed at Hillary.
"Now, if you don't think this is the greatest song ever, I will fight you. That's no lie," Ron Burgundy (Ferrell, Carroll)
I always felt a little (a little!) sorry for these guys. They were just a bunch of Aspen ski bums who put together this monster of schlock half by accident. You knew as you heard it on the radio that this would be the only success they'd ever have and they seem to know it, too. They look desperate to milk the thing for all it's worth and at the same time fully aware that for the rest of their lives having "Starland Vocal Band" on their resume means "Bullshit." It's the opposite of flop-sweat: call it undeserved-success-sweat.
Hmmm...never noticed before, but that is a cool slide down the bass strings of the pedal steel towards the end of the song. Beyond that...sorry, but I'll take the Ashlee Simpson channeling Gwen Stefani channeling Missing Persons video. (See Tempest in a D Cup).
two words: "douche chills"
That girl in the red dress looks a tad like a 70's Michelle Malkin.That pretty much sums things up for me.
Steve, Didn't you give this album a marginally good review in Stereo Review back in the '70s? I think I bought it because of your review, which I often did back then.
No way.Seriously, I'm sure I didn't review it. You may be thinking of my late colleague Noel Coppage, a very sweet guy with an unfortunate weakness for John Denver-related stuff.
I love early Abba. Thanks, Steve.
What am I supposed to do with the nausea and bile that this and the Dcup fiasco brought up?Trey
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