Once a back-up group for LaVerne Baker, Nat King Cole and Roy Hamilton, The Cues (lead vocalist Ollie Jones, Eddie Barnes, Jimmy Breedlove, Abel DeCosta and Robie Kirk) were first to record "Burn That Candle" (Winfield Scott) in 1955 and charted on Billboard at number eighty-six. The composer was an alias for group member Robie Kirk. Bill Haley and His Comets' (Franny Beecher, Johnny Grande, Ralph Jones, Rudy Pompilli, Al Rex and Billy Williamson) cover of "Burn That Candle" was issued about…
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January 20, 2019Little Willie John hit with "Talk To Me, Talk To Me" (Joe Seneca) in 1958 when the single placed at number twenty on the pop chart and number five R&B. Little Willie John was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame eighteen years after his death. Bring in the strings with Sunny And The Sunglows (Sunny Ozuna, Gilbert Fernandez, Manuel Guerra, Alfred Luna, Vincent Montez, Tony Tostado and brothers Oscar, Ray and Jesse Villanueva) and "Talk To Me" peaked at number eleven pop, number four A…
January 19, 2019This is Alex Call and "867-5309/Jenny" (Alex Call - Jim Keller) in concert from the 2004 LP "Incredibly Thick". Alex is quoted on Wikipedia: "Despite all the mythology to the contrary, I actually just came up with the 'Jenny' and the telephone number and the music and all that just sitting in my backyard. There was no Jenny. I don't know where the number came from, I was just trying to write a 4-chord Rock song and it just kind of came out. This was back in 1981 when I wrote it, and I had at the…