One That Got By Me

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Blair N. Cummings
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One That Got By Me

Postby Blair N. Cummings » Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:40 am

I owe forum participant Blue for alerting me to this utter obscurity from `66 or so:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... izCjvQp_yf
(This can also serve as a post-script to my reply below which, I now see, reads a little on the snotty side. It`s an oft-mentioned flaw of internet communication: vocal inflections are not included).

blueonblue
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Re: One That Got By Me

Postby blueonblue » Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:11 pm

Blair,
I think one of the reasons for the songs scarcity is that it was a UK only release from 1965.
Apart from Anita Harris, I don't know if anyone else ever recorded it ?

I'd love to be proved wrong.

'blue'

geoff85
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Re: One That Got By Me

Postby geoff85 » Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:27 pm

Sounds like something that could have been on the Lost Horizon soundtrack maybe because of the cheesy lyrics. Also get a slight "everybodys out of town" vibe. I notice all Burts songs have dopplegangers.


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