Wednesday, May 24, 2017

BEFORE THE HIT VERSION. This post: LXXV-  HARLEM SHUFFLE. Continues: tomorrow.
These songs are well known but you may not know about the earlier attempts to score a hit record with prior versions of the same song.
Harlem Shuffle
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The Rolling Stones unleashed the 'Dirty Work' album in 1986. Its lead single was "Harlem Shuffle". The disc went Top 10 in America, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Written by Bob Relf and Earl Nelson, the original version was released in 1963. The 2 composers issued it under their stage name Bob and Earl. Their disc peaked at #44 on both the US Pop and R&B Charts.
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Each new song will be added to the spotify playlist named: ‘Before It Was A Hit Song’.  You can check out the previous earlier / original versions of the hit songs you know and love.
The playlist and other Caffe` Latte` selections can be found at:

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