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Sunday, October 30, 2005

dramarama

BANANARAMA - AIE A MWANA
i thought it was about time we had some early 80's pop sung in swahili on blowupdoll.
and it rules!
click bananarama here

double doll

JANE BIRKIN & FRANCOISE HARDY - LES PETITS PAPIERS
to celebrate my return i bring you a 2 for 1 special offer.
enjoy!
click jane & francoise here

Saturday, October 22, 2005

hooray hooray...

...it's mordis holiday!

I've posted 5 songs to keep you going while i'm away hopefully having a marvy time, filled with glamour and glee in brighton!

hippie madness


CHORUS REVERENDUS - NE POUSSEZ PAS MEME DANS LES ORTIES
i'm sure lots of other people have posted this- but now it's my turn cos i totally love this song. it's everything that's mad, fabulous and wonderful about 60's france!
click chrous reverendus here

update: thanks to spiked candy for the picture of chorus reverendus!

spinning around

TINA CHARLES - I LOVE TO LOVE
everytime she sings 'woo!' i have no choice but to start spinning around on the spot- just do it! see? it's brilliant!
click tina here

joey a can, joey b can, joey c can...

JOEY HEATHERTON - GONE
a belter of a song from the blonde rival to sex kitten ann-margret.
click joey here

rule the school

THE ORCHIDS- MR SCROOGE
how i adore the orchids: just look at them!
click the orchids here

Does anyone have any other songs by the orchids? I have: ooh chang a lang, love hit me and gonna make him mine. I'm sure there are more out there (soldier blue?) - can you help?

zouzou la twisteuse

ZOUZOU - CE SAMEDI SOIR
she's back with a donovan cover; melancholy marvyness!
click zouzou here

Thursday, October 20, 2005

france forever

FRANCE GALL - NEFERTITI
fab egyptian grooves from the marvy '1968' album.
click france here

does anyone have a decent copy of 'matrimonio d'amore'?- get in touch!

Sunday, October 16, 2005

what a hullabaloo

MARIANNE FAITHFULL - AS TEARS GO BY mpeg (45.2mb)
vintage clip of marianne from 1965 when she still innocent and shy.
plus short interview with brian epstein too!
watch marianne here

Saturday, October 15, 2005

look at her

GILLIAN HILLS - LOOK AT THEM
finally, as promised, the only other song she sang in english.
and it doesn't disappoint.
click gillian here

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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

perfect doll?

BERLIN - MASQUERADE
it's 1985 and you feel like putting your leg warmers on and thrusting your groin at jamie lee curtis?
then this is the song to play!
click berlin here

Sunday, October 09, 2005

ouuuuui !

KATERINE ET HELENA - EURO 2004
the new serge and jane?
or bertrand burgalats friend and lios sister?
click katerine et helena here

Thursday, October 06, 2005

love this doll

JEANETTE - FRENTE A FRENTE
i've been jonesing for some jeanette.
i need a fix - now!
click jeanette here

no relation to mr.

NITA ROSSI - UNTRUE UNFAITHFUL
apparently this would be categorised as 'northern soul' (how off putting)
i would categorise it as 'pure doll'
click nita here

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

the cats pyjamas

PUSSYCAT - BA BA BA BOOF!
trust me, you'll be ba ba ba boofing all day long.
click pussycat here

Saturday, October 01, 2005

letter from a doll

today Jacqueline Taieb posted this comment under a song of hers from a few months ago:

hello ! i' m jacqueline taieb thanks for saying sweet things about me .If you want to know more, please visit me at http://perso.wanadoo.fr/taieb.jacqueline Bisous from Paris

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that's what i want

RICHARD X ft DEBORAH EVANS STRICKLAND - LEMON LIME
80's plummy singer + electro pop producer = witty titty ditty
click X here