[Ads-l] Profiting without honor

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 28 21:33:39 EST 2017

Broadcasting - Page 39
1974 - ‎Snippet view
Abounding with the "hooks" that top-40 program directors like ("Really love
your peaches, want to shake your tree"), the single [The Joker, by the
Steve Miller Band] made steady gains after its appearance on the "Playlist"
in November 1973.

The Clovers - Wikipedia
The Clovers are an American rhythm and blues/doo-wop vocal group that
became one of the biggest-selling [black] acts of the 1950's.

Lovey Dovey - Wikipedia
Single by The Clovers · A-side, "Little Mama". Released, 1954 · Genre ·
R&B. Length, 2:54. Label · Atlantic Records 45-1022. Writer(s) · Memphis
Edward Curtis, Ahmet Ertegün. "Lovey Dovey" is a popular American rhythm
and blues song originating in the 1950's and written by Eddie Curtis and
Ahmet Ertegün, with the latter usually credited using his songwriter's
pseudonym, "Nugetre" - Ertegun spelled backwards.

[Doo-wop intro followed by the lyrics]
Well, you're the cutest thing
That I did ever see
I really love your peaches
Going to shake your tree
Lovey Dovey
Lovey Dovey all the time
Lovey Dovey
I can't get you off of my mind

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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