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Monday, March 29, 2010

delaroche doll

BLOWUPDOLL EXCLUSIVE
CHRISTINE DELAROCHE - L'ASCENSEUR

i have no idea while this ultra groovy slice of yé-yé from 1969 doesn't appear on any compilation albums as this song is up there with the best of pussycat, delphine, etc

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Saturday, March 27, 2010

marianne goes french...again


listen to marianne warble 'as tears go by' in jean-luc godards 'made in america'

Thursday, March 25, 2010

new bardot deux

BLOWUPDOLL EXCLUSIVE -
BRIGITTE BARDOT - LA CHASSE
i prefer this quiet little song to the a-side. nice picture too (above). sad face.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

new bardot

BLOWUPDOLL EXCLUSIVE -
BRIGITTE BARDOT - TOUTES LES BETES SONT A AIMER

i have often been asked if i had this song as it doesn't appear on any bardot cd. and now i can finally rip music, here is is! it was recorded in 1982 to raise money for the french society for the protection of animals and for greenpeace. warning: contains children singing.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

mordi the ripper

JOELLE - HOMME IMPOSSIBLE
after a lot of hassle, this is my very first attempt at ripping vinyl to mp3!
what better way to start than with this often forgotten gem from 81.
let me know if it sounds ok.

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Monday, March 22, 2010

shake it

BRUNETTA - BALUBA SHAKE
i'm sure lots of you may know this song already - but i have only just discovered it - and i love it! you will too!

Sunday, March 21, 2010

alizée album review

having had the pleasure of hearing the new alizée album (une enfant du siécle),
this is what it sounds like in picture form:

Saturday, March 20, 2010

surround yourself with cilla - saturday

CILLA BLACK - A FOOL AM I
a dramatic end to a marvy week

Friday, March 19, 2010

new vid


watch close ups of alizée singing 'oooh' in her marvy new video.

surround yourself with cilla - friday

CILLA BLACK - ONE LITTLE VOICE
a wonderful cover of an italian song 'uno di voi'.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

surround yourself with cilla - thursday

CILLA BLACK - I'VE BEEN WRONG BEFORE

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

surround yourself with cilla - wednesday

CILLA BLACK - IF I THOUGHT YOU'D EVER CHANGE YOUR MIND
my favourite version of this song belongs to cilla

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

surround yourself with cilla - tuesday

CILLA BLACK - WORK IS A FOUR LETTER WORD
love this! she also starred in a film of the same name - has anyone seen it?

Monday, March 15, 2010

surround yourself with cilla - monday

CILLA BLACK - IT'S FOR YOU (introduced by john lennon)
a friend of the beatles, cilla had a few songs written for her by them

Sunday, March 14, 2010

surround yourself with cilla - sunday

CILLA BLACK - LIVERPOOL LULLABY
along with sandie, lulu and dusty, cilla was one of the top british singing dolls of the sixties. this week i hope to surprise you with a few of her gems. today's song is a scouse masterpiece!



i know i promised to bring you some brand new songs, but until i can work out how to rip vinyl to mp3 successfully using audacity you'll just have to wait! i have no idea what i am doing wrong!

Saturday, March 06, 2010

doll boy speaks

i am still alive.

sorry for the lack of activity on blowupdoll.

but i am on my way back with some fantastic goodies that i have never seen on the net before...!

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