They were queuing out the door for STARTIME.
Our thanks for the entertainment provided by –
- Dave who had a Elvis P moment whilst giving us Brian Hyland’s Ginny Come Lately, No 5 in the UK 1962. Hyland is probably better known for Sealed With A Kiss, and Itsy, Bitsy, Teenie, Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini.
- Brian Brittain gave us Bobby Darin’s Dream Lover, written and recorded by him in 1959.
- Tom gave us Buddy Holly’s Mailman (Bring Me No More Blues), the B-Side of Words of Love (1957), covered in 1964 by the Beatles on their Beatles For Sale album.
- Lee gave us The Plain White T’s Hey There Delilah (2005)
- Graham P gave us Cole Porter’s I Get A Kick Out of You, first sung in the 1934 Broadway musical Anything Goes, then sung by Ethel Merman in the movie version 1936, famously sung also by Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, amongst others, it featured in the 1974 film Blazing Saddles.
- Trevor and Brian then gave us Harry Belfonte’s Jamaica Farewell (1954), also sung by Sam Cooke (1960)
Next week it’s the turn of Brian Brittain and Eric Lilley. Set list later.
Don’t forget that nominations and resolutions for the AGM should be sent to Steve F by latest 15th March. On 16 March, Steve will send out an agenda and copy of the accounts for that meeting.
Note the Leader’s List has been slightly altered with the inclusion of another rare treat from our Ladies on 26th April.