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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The (Filipino) Kingsmen

Not as good as the American Kingsmen when they recorded "Louie Louie", but better than a lot of their later work. And probably better than the gospel Kingsmen, but I'll have to admit that I've never actually listened to them, just snorted with irritation when I found them filed in the "oldies" section (other irritants: black Roger Miller, reggae Donovan, the reggae Wailers, and, of course, Vivaldi's The Four Seasons).

More Phun Phrom The Philippines: a commenter on a previous post sent us this link to a cool Tagalog cover of "Long Tall Sally." Thanks, Pat!