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my mate ralph played heartbeat the other week and its sounded fantastic...

then i thought about all the other things she did

obviously tainted love but also the brilliant 'finders keepers' and come go with me

any body think she was underrated as a singer??

any one see her live in the 70's?

was she anygood ?

just wondering as you do..

regards

mark

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my mate ralph played heartbeat the other week and its sounded fantastic...

then i thought about all the other things she did

obviously tainted love but also the brilliant 'finders keepers' and come go with me

any body think she was underrated as a singer??

any one see her live in the 70's?

was she anygood ?

just wondering as you do..

regards

mark

Love 'Heartbeat' myself, absolutely mad frantic a-go-go screaming magic whistling.gif

Martin

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my mate ralph played heartbeat the other week and its sounded fantastic...

then i thought about all the other things she did

obviously tainted love but also the brilliant 'finders keepers' and come go with me

any body think she was underrated as a singer??

any one see her live in the 70's?

was she anygood ?

just wondering as you do..

regards

mark

Mark,I saw her live at St Ives Allnighter in July 1976-I still have the poster.

It wasn't a particually good nighter as they moved the main hall from the usual room into a big F-me off sports hall, which, (as sports halls do) had a translucent roof lettting the light in after about 4:30 & killing the atmosphere.

Her performance was pretty good-She belted out all the stompers (Heartbeat,Tainted Love(can't remember Come Go with Me though)),plus a few from her new album which I belive had a new mix of Tainted Love on it.The backing band was Gonzalez (I haven't stoped dancing yet!),who looked a strange mix of ageing hippies.She wore a gold lame 'indian squar(spelling?) outfit which would under normal circumstances :lol: ,have given most of us the horn.All in all,a cracking performance from Gloria but would have been better in the usuall room with better acoustics & the usual packed dance floor.

BTW-The biggest sound of the night newies wise?......California Strut whistling.gif:lol:

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Mark,I saw her live at St Ives Allnighter in July 1976-I still have the poster.

It wasn't a particually good nighter as they moved the main hall from the usual room into a big F-me off sports hall, which, (as sports halls do) had a translucent roof lettting the light in after about 4:30 & killing the atmosphere.

Her performance was pretty good-She belted out all the stompers (Heartbeat,Tainted Love(can't remember Come Go with Me though)),plus a few from her new album which I belive had a new mix of Tainted Love on it.The backing band was Gonzalez (I haven't stoped dancing yet!),who looked a strange mix of ageing hippies.She wore a gold lame 'indian squar(spelling?) outfit which would under normal circumstances :lol: ,have given most of us the horn.All in all,a cracking performance from Gloria but would have been better in the usuall room with better acoustics & the usual packed dance floor.

BTW-The biggest sound of the night newies wise?......California Strut whistling.gif:lol:

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cheers martyn

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She did a good rendition of 'I Aint Going Nowhere' which I think came out on UK EMI - 76-ish?

Oh and here duet with Marc Bolan on 'To Know Hoim Is To Love Him' aint bad too.

Grant

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i was there that night, marc bolan was poncing about in cream suit with a big hat, massive grin on his face because we all ignored him and left him alone. gloria signed a pound note "come go with me micheal, love gloria" treasured it right up to the day i was so f**kin hungry i spent it at the whimpy in stamford. whistling.gif she was a good woman and chatted to us in the changing room for ages. :lol:

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If you are a lover of Glorias 60s Uptown releases try to get your hands on the Come go with me Lp which can be picked up cheaply (is worth buying for the cover alone) and has the title track , Finders keepers , Heartbeat , Run one flight of stairs , How do you tell an angel and the track below which I think was only on the album.I think I put this up somewhere in sounds ages ago.

gloria_jones_yes.mp3

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If you are a lover of Glorias 60s Uptown releases try to get your hands on the Come go with me Lp which can be picked up cheaply (is worth buying for the cover alone) and has the title track , Finders keepers , Heartbeat , Run one flight of stairs , How do you tell an angel and the track below which I think was only on the album.I think I put this up somewhere in sounds ages ago.

Just saw this French EP on ebay, same cover as the LP, it's item 4882127518 :

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Very classy lady Gloria Jones. One of the few singers who could read, write and arrange music.

She did a few shows for the footballers and TV personalities at Blinkers Club Manchester.

A venue were the posh people went, to listen to Northern on a Thursday night.

In a recent interveiw on American TV she said her favourite track was-BRING ON THE LOVE-Capitol 8503.

Good topic.

Denis.

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i was there that night, marc bolan was poncing about in cream suit with a big hat, massive grin on his face because we all ignored him and left him alone. gloria signed a pound note "come go with me micheal, love gloria" treasured it right up to the day i was so f**kin hungry i spent it at the whimpy in stamford. :thumbsup: she was a good woman and chatted to us in the changing room for ages. :lol:

So that little bloke in the cream suit was Bolan :yes: ....I thought it was a wind up :lol:

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I have an LP on Vee Jay's Exodus subsidiary by a gospel group from Chicago called the COGIC's. The liners say that Gloria Jones was a member. My question: is it the same Gloria?

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She was also a member of T-rex but that does not come into soul. Come Go With Me is my fav of her's i heard so far

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