Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Connected at Birth

Jerry Butler was born in Sunflower, a hit for Paul Weller
Jerry’s fellow Impression, Cutis Mayfield, was born in Chattanooga who’s Cho Cho was made famous by Glenn Miller.
James Brown was born in Desdemona, a single release for Marc Bolan’s group, John’s Children
Van Morrison was born in Belfast, a hit for Boney M
Phil Everly was born in Chicago, a hit for Frank Sinatra
Tony Orlando was born in Manhattan, a standard recorded by Ella Fitzgerald
Dorothy Provine was born in Deadwood, 'The Deadwood Stage' was a hit for Doris Day
Glen Campbell was born in Delight, Arkansas. If it was in the afternoon then The Starland Vocal Band made the perfect record in1976, Afternoon Delight
Kim Carnes was born in Pasadena, which was a hit for the Temperance Seven in 1961
Carole King was born in Brooklyn and Barry Manilow sang Brooklyn Blues, as he was also born there he should know.
Stevie Nix was born in Phoenix a few years before Glen Campbell sang By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers was born in Santa Ana, California and the Beach Boys sang Santa Ana Winds; there is no evidence that the song was about Bill
Dusty Springfield was born in Hampstead and when the Dream Academy sang Hampstead Girl it was very definitely not about the greatest white soul singer ever.

1 comment:

r morris said...

Fun post