Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Song of the Week: The Trolls - Every Day and Every Night/Are You The One?

 
Here we have Chicago natives, The Trolls with their debut release from October, 1966. The A-side, Every Day and Every Night is a nice raver about unattractive groupies that just won't let the band have a nice quiet night. It's full of surprises: nice guitar work by Richard Gallagher, a key change and even tempo changes. The song was written by singer, organist, Richard Clark and bassist Max Jordan. The Flip-Side, Are You The One?, is pure Mersey. Nice harmonies. 

I bought this at a record store in California one zillion years ago. Didn't pay too much attention to the writing on the sleeve and disc until more recently when I realized the record was autographed by the whole band. Whoa. Like, cool, man. I particularly like the signature of drummer Ken Cortese with his "Out of Site - Just For Spite - Ken" tagline. 

4 comments:

  1. I like the tempo change, but I don't hear a key change.

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  2. Yes you are right. It lasts all but 12 seconds then returns to the original key.

    How about that fire chief's daughter?!

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  3. Yeah, an interesting change.

    That fire chief's daughter...she likes big hoses.

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