Napoleon XlV

2/8/14 – Napolean XiV – They’re Coming To Take Me Away Ha Haaa – 1966

Novelty hit, They’re Coming To Take Me Away Ha-Haaa reached No.3 in the US and No. 4 in the UK charts in 1966 and to an 8 year old it seemed like pure genius. I’d never actually seen this video before today but remember the song fondly. Napolean was actually singer/songwriter/producer Jerry Samuels,┬áhe┬ámasterminded the project […]

Fine Cuts- The Best Of Marmalade

16/12/13 – Marmalade – Fine Cuts -1965 -1972 (2011 CD)

As CD’s die we must remember that after the initial releases with cheap artwork, dodgy mastering and brittle sound, that record companies finally realised that treating the public with some respect would pay off. And so lots of well put together compilations arrived with great sleeve notes and track listings. This is my attempt to […]