Saturday, May 29, 2010

"Smipley Awesome!"

One of the things I enjoy about my fozzilized fud music is that I was around when most of this music was popular the first time. Whenever I go onto the BYU-Idaho campus and hear one of those youngsters -- now born in 1990 or later; 1990 being the year I graduated from high school (and yes, I'm a young'un compared to many others) -- and I hear them (the BYU-Idaho folk) singing these very songs, I can say, hey, I got to hear that one on a scratchy AM radio. Or on an LP.

Like this one:

And this one:

(The title of this blog post is taken from a YouTube comment on this next one:)

Ah, The Four Tops. "Seven Rooms of Gloom," one of their more obscure hits, is absolutely great for their knackery at rhyme.

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