Tuesday, October 26, 2010

I was a fool for you...

Here's one of Huey Smith and The Clowns' more atypical cuts. I have absolutely no idea who's singing on it. The Clowns had so much talent pass through the band it's hard to keep up with who's who.

As usual, if anyone knows anything, please feel free to chirp up. Ya know, one of the major reasons I'm involved in the blogs is because I'm trying to learn more.

While I've heard some folks disparage this side [possibly because it is atypical?], believe me, there are others who buy the record for this song alone.

I'm amused to see that Billboard magazine called "Genevieve" a "rockaballad" when it was released. I think of it as a slow groover.

Hope ya'll enjoy....


  1. I know nothing about _this_ Genevieve, but thanks to your query I've just revisted Cymande's Genevieve & the Kinks' Sweet Lady Genevieve.


  2. Holly...I'm a huge Kinks fan. Sweet Lady Genevieve is a fave, I play it all the time.

    Funny you should mention the Kinks because the beginning of the Clowns song is virtually the same as the beginning of a Kinks tune, the name of which I can't recall. I almost mentioned it in the post.

  3. Hi Ana -- I think the Kinks song you're referring to is "You're Lookin' Fine," from the "Face to Face" album.

  4. Jon...You are indeed correct. Thanks for clearing up the mystery. Little things like that take up far to much of my brain as it is.