Linda Lewis, the Trammps, and Gloria Gaynor, chosen by Paul

26 06 2011

And now 3 cover versions thrown together for your listening pleasure …

Linda Lewis~ It’s In His Kiss ~ Arista ~ 1975
Originally a hit for Betty Everett in 1964, here’s Linda Lewis’s version of the Rudy Clarke song that is nothing like the Cher song you may also know. UK number 6 Summer ’75

Trammps ~ Zing Went The Strings ~ Buddah ~ 1974
written in 1934 by James F Hanley this is the Trammps with Zing Went The Strings on Buddah, 64 Hot 100, 17 US R&B, and UK number 29 in 1974

Gloria Gaynor ~ Reach Out (I’ll Be There) ~ MGM ~ 1975
from Newark, New Jersey, Gloria Fowles better known as Gloria Gaynor and her disco version of Reach Out (I’ll Be There) ~ MGM ~ 1975 60 on the Hot 100 and a UK number 14

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