Friday oldie

(UPDATE: I have just been informed it is Thursday. Wanna make something of it?)

American TV defined this as Rock & Roll (because of the backbeat?). I loved The Platters and fell in love regularly under the spell of their songs.

2 responses to “Friday oldie

  1. The fact that they were african-american would have made them suspect in many homes I’m sure even if there music was white bread to the max.

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    • Their records were huge hits here, but they didn’t get any club dates here – racial exclusion. That’s why they spent so much time in Europe – they were able to play the clubs there. They did get some of the early TV spots on variety shows as well.

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