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Wayne's Music 18/19 July 2009. Where the girls are.

Wayne Mowat with further adventures in the "girl-group" sound from the vaults of various Record Companies.

Joey Baby Anita And The So-And-So's is actually session vocalist Anita Kerr with her own vocals multi-layered into the semblance of a close harmony group in 1961.

I'm Gonna Run Away From You Tammi Lynn, a protégé of the great saxophonist Alvin Tyler.

You'd Better Stop Doris Troy, the preacher's daughter, a former usher at the fabled Apollo Theatre in Harlem who became one of the hardest working session singers in New York.

Don't Drop Out even Dolly Parton recorded in the "Girl Group" style.

It's Getting Better this is still my favourite Mama Cass Elliott song.

sweet Bitter Love Aretha Franklin when she created such a superb body of work for the Columbia Studios in the first half of the 60s.

Push Over Etta James, the first lady of Chess records with one she recorded in 1963.

Don't Just Stand There did you ever watch the Patty Duke TV show where she played the two characters - Patty Lane and her identical cousin, Cathy. This is that Patty Duke.

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