Sunday, August 07, 2005

Delicious Lady

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I had a request this weekend to make a CD for a block party we had here in the neighborhood. I searched through the collection for different records to really mix it up. Consequently, I pulled out a few things that I hadn't spun in a while. One of them was this fantastic 45 by UK group The Peddlers, "Delicious Lady".

The song has two things going for it: a stop and start rhythm that is still highly danceable and and some fantastic lyrics that use colors to represent different women throughout the tune. For example,

Lady in mauve
There's a problem to solve
It's terrible when we are apart.

Lady in Gray
You brighten my day
I just don't know where to start.

and then he starts going on about the lady in pink.....Great mod-pop dancer here.


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