Tag Archives: Labelle


2/4/16 – Andy Newman – 1942 – 30th March – 2016 / Thunderclap Newman – Something InThe Air – 1969 / Labelle – Something InThe Air/ The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – 1971 / TomPetty And The Heartbreakers – Something InThe Air – 1993

Andy Newman was a member of the classic short-lived and inspired musical accident that was Thunderclap Newman. They were produced by Pete Townshend, released on Track records and responsible for one of the great songs of the sixties, Something In The Air, written by drummer, singer/songwriter and Pete Townshend’s chauffeur, Speedy Keen. The song was […]

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12/11/15 – Labelle – Lady Marmalade – Anonymous TV – 1975 / Soul Train – 1975 / The Eleventh Hour- Lady Marmalade – 1974

In celebration of the great Allen Toussaint as a producer and arranger, Labelle’s Lady Marmalade has endured as one of his greatest successes. It was written by composer Kenny Roberts and lyricist Bob Crewe as Crewe’s impressions of New Orleans and was originally released by Nolan’s group, The Eleventh Hour in 1974, but it was Labelle’s interpretation with Toussaint’s […]