Today's Tedious Link:
Incognito and Always ThereToday's Transcript:
REM Shiny Happy People - REM’s Shiny Happy People featured backing vocals from Kate Pierson from the B-52’s - The B-52’s were formed in Athens, Georgia and scored their first hit in 1979 with the release of their single “Rock Lobster” - Lobster is very expensive and in that respect shares something in common with champagne and caviar - Caviar is actually fish eggs from the fish called a “sturgeon” - If you remove the T from sturgeon you get a “surgeon”, which is somebody who does operations on people - People Everyday was a 1992 hit for Arrested Development - Arrested Development have a singer called Speech - “Speech!” is what you might shout when somebodies just blown out all the candles on their birthday cake - Birthday cake is often made out of sponge - A sponge of a different type is what you might wash yourself or your car with - “Car Wash” is a current record from Christina Aguilera and Missy Misdemeanour Elliott, and is taken from the soundtrack to “Shark Tale”, which features the voices of Will Smith, Robert De Niro and Peter Falk, who played Columbo - and Columbo was one of the greatest detectives ever, who in order to crack crimes would sometimes be forced to work under cover, or as the Italians might say “incognito” - Which links us to yet another belter of a tedious link, Incognito and Always There.Tedious Facts:- FLAWS: - Hmm, not really:
*There was however thousand of queries regarding the Arrested Development song title, with me and many others being proved wrong by Mr Vitty. He is in fact correct as “People Everyday” was the title of their Oct 92 hit, not “Everyday People” (currently lined up ready to go on one of my compilations as we speak).
- TRACK INFO: - Released June 1991
- A 1991 number six hit like REM yesterday, spending a total of 9 weeks on the chart- MC FACT ATTACK: - Always There features the vocal talents of Jocelyn Brown, one of the most recognisable voices in disco music. Jocelyn was 40 at the time this song became a hit, and is 53 now.ALBUM DETAILS:
- Just like Stretch 'N' Vern on Friday, taken from the excellent “Dance Decades” Box Set, which is out now.