Tuesday, February 06, 2007

On The Other Hand - Ho-tel Mo-tel Holiday Iiinn

I still have the 12" full 15 minute version of this - and still know ALL the words - it's an absolute classic and check out the moves too. This is a rare recording at some venue called the Soap Factory in 1978. Enjoy - or skip to the next post if you don't like it.

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Blogger Istvanski said...

Oh yes I remember this one.

I knew a band called 'The Herbs' and they nicked this bassline for their song 'Trumpton Rap'.

8:45 am  
Blogger Annie said...

I remember my sister playing this about 1 billion times when it came out.

Something very sweet about boasting about your 'colour TV' these days...

11:02 pm  
Blogger rockmother said...

Ister - I think it's been nicked for loads of things hasn't it?

Annie - yes - plasma tv with surroundsound wouldn't sound quite right would it? I can't believe I still know all the words to the 12" version. I copied them into the back of my English book in a lesson once - tragic.

11:32 am  
Blogger Arabella said...

Mmmm, what to wear tonight...I know! Black leotard and a gold belt.
With a bip-bop-bibbety-bop and a bip-bop bibetty-boo....

2:36 pm  
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7:27 am  
Blogger mad muthas said...

oh - i luuurve this. put it on my blog just before christmas - wrappers delight - geddit?

and dja know what's also great about it (apart from everything)? the women don't look like skanky ho's. ahhh - innocent days!

1:01 pm  
Blogger rockmother said...

Arabella - hmm - sounds good. Don't forget your velour plaited headband will you?

Sink sink socks - f**K off and don't come here agian

Mad Muthas - yes - I still LOVE it - it was the bedrock of so many basslines over the last 20 years - Chic, Grandmast Flash and The Furious Five et al ad infinitum...

9:41 am  

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