Camel WalkOctober 21, 2009
Ike Turner is one of the top five funky figures of all time. The Ikettes were he and Tina’s backing band and hell of a band on their own but didn’t gain fame like other girl groups of the 60s supposedly because of constant lineup changes due to Ike’s constant hiring and firing.
This one is a stomper. Plus it teaches the little ones now to count!
More girl groups I dig this week:
Haunting sound with odd lyrics from the EP Exquisite Corpse released this month.They lyrics simply spell out Billie’s first and last name a few times, then they sing the lyrics to “My Guy”, yet it really works:
Warpaint will be playing the Millcreek Tavern in West Philly this Saturday Oct. 24.
From Minneapolis, Total Babe:
This is my song of the year. NEVER tire of it. Still haven’t gotten my tix for her show at the First Unitarian Church on Nov. 5 and if I don’t hurry I’ll get the door shut on me again.
MP3: Thao Nguyen with The Get Down Stay Down- Know better Learn Faster
I’ll leave you with this northern soul classic: