Monday, July 2, 2018

THE TIME CAPSULE: Mashed Potato Time.
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Dee Dee Sharp
1962 US #2
Trivia: Songs about dance crazes were frequently featured on the pop charts in the early 1960s in the wake of the immense success of Chubby Checker's "The Twist". Dee Dee Sharp's "Mashed Potato Time" not only talks about the 'mashed potato', but refers to other dance moves. It topped the US Soul Chart.
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