Friday, January 6, 2012

Song of The Day!

Happy Friday! It's the weekend and I'm feeling pretty good on this Friday afternoon. Here's a song and live performance of one of my favorite 70s hits, A Taste of Honey's 1978 mega-crossover hit, "Boogie Oogie Oogie".

This song soared to the top of the charts and was #1 on four Billboard charts which included, Pop, R&B, Club Play, and Disco Single. "Boogie Oogie Oogie" sold over two million copies and earned the group a Grammy award in 1979 for Best New Artist. This song is the epitome of funk, soul, and disco and is their biggest hit to date.

I love the fact that the two lead singers, Janice-Marie Johnson and Carlita Dorhan, are rocking it out on the mic and guitars. You didn't see that too often back in the day. Especially among the popularity of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sly, Commodores, and other rock/funk groups primarily dominated by men. Nowadays, we are familiar with Beyonce's all-girl band, but salute to bands like A Taste of Honey and Klymaxx who came before them.

Have a good weekend and enjoy!

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