Friday, September 12, 2008

Old School Friday # 30 "Girl Groups"

Hi There Bloggers!!
You Know What today is... Old School Friday!
I am on the road so I have this pre-scheduled and I hope the theme has not changed. I'll check you guys out when I get back. Enjoy my picks!
In case you are new around these parts and don't know what "Old School Friday" is, well it is grown folks MUSIC! Yes we post some music that comes from some time before 1999, (hopefully) to relive some memories, and to educate or just entertain each other.
Ms Grapevine and MarvalusOne have teamed up to create a meme titled Old School Friday and since I love my music I had to sign up to join! To join in the Old School Friday Fun go Here for guidelines.

The theme for this week ,

"Girl Groups"

Here are the other "Old School Friday" participants:

- Electronic Village - Fresh And Fab - Danielle - Kim

- Ms Grapevine -Quick -Marcus LANGFORD

- Cassandra - Kevin - iriegal -Mahogany -Hagar's Daughter - Lisa C

-Chocl8t - DP - Dallassouth - John - CC Groovy - Kreative Talk

-Marvalus One - Regina - Clnmike - Vivrant Thing

-AJ - Sharon - The Creole Pimp - Invisible Woman

-Beleiver 1964 - Cooper - SJP -Bria - BklynQueen 86 - Hey Shae -

- From the Battlefield - Thembi - D Spot - Malcolm -

-Pop Art Diva - Pjazzypar - MsLadyDeborah -

I considered the Supremes but that would have been too easy!
Without further ado... Let the Ladies Make Some Noise!!!!!!!

*I didn't know that these ladies were Barry Whites back up singers, Did you?*

Love Unlimited - Walking In The Rain With The One I Love


*This became a quick favorite of mine because of those "Hey Love" cassettes from the 80's! Remember those commercials? LOL! One of my children was conceived due to the Hey Love cassettes!!!!!!!!!!*

The Shirelles - Dedicated To The One I Love


Have a great weekend everyone!
Peace & Love!

16 People Saying Something!

Hagar's Daughter 12 September, 2008 06:58

These sisters can sing! Happy OSF.

The True Urban Queen aka Sharon 12 September, 2008 06:59

Okay where have I been?

I heard of the Shirelles. The other group Love Unlimited I have not heard of.

The Love Unlimited song I never heard. The one by the Shireeles I heard but I really don't know it.

clnmike 12 September, 2008 07:50

I havent heard of Love Unlimited, I got some home work to do, lol.

Happy OSF.

Keith 12 September, 2008 08:06

Love Unlimited? Oh yeah I've definitely heard of them. Definitely takes me back in the Way Back machine, that's for sure. That song back in the day was a baby-makin classic.

Vivrant Thang 12 September, 2008 10:23

No my brother, you got to get your own! LOL!

I've heard of the Shirelles and didn't know who sang Walking In The Rain. Thanks for edumucating a sista today. TRUE Old School right here!

Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T 12 September, 2008 10:53

me love the AFROS

have a great weekend sister

Kevin Andre Elliott 12 September, 2008 11:56

@Vivrant Thang: You beat me to it! LOL.

That Love Unlimited song is classic! So good!

Villager 12 September, 2008 14:28

Happy OSF! Walking in the Rain brings some great memories. Every brother would love to have a sista thinking those lyrics about him...

Thank you for visiting my post on the Girl Groups theme. I invite your blog readers to check out Klymaxx if they have time or inclinaton.

peace, Villager

Believer 1964 13 September, 2008 00:53

I enjoyed the first choice though I am more familiar with the second. Check out the Soul Train video footage. Nice!

iriegal 13 September, 2008 02:03

You on the road and still got it going on. I was working today and didn't get to put up mine until late, but check it out when you have time.

ONELOVE..IRIEGAl

PopArtDiva 13 September, 2008 07:51

Regina - I love the Danayja photos - what a cutie!

The Love Unlimited Video from Soul Train was great - I used to watch Soul Train religiously.

Of course, now I want to know which of your children was a result of the Hey Love cassettes, lol.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and my OSF post, I hope you enjoyed the videos of my favorite 60s Girl Groups!

Malcolm 13 September, 2008 16:21

Nice pull of the Love Unlimited clip. In answer to your question, I knew that they were Barry White's backup singers. He was even married to the one in the center (Glodean White) from 1974-1988.

Your story about one of your kids being conceived to the Hey Love cassettes made me laugh. I just know that there are a lot of other "Hey Love" kids out there.

LaKeshia 13 September, 2008 22:12

Happy OSF!

cooper 13 September, 2008 23:01

The Love Unlimited song I've never heard, that was great.

SjP 14 September, 2008 08:35

Love Unlimited were the bomb back in the day and so were the Shirelles! Yes, Barry White was married to one of the LU singers at one time, but I think tey divorced years prior to his death. Great choices!

MsMarvalus 14 September, 2008 09:19

I knew about Love Unlimited, even about Barry being married to one of them...and I love this song. Such sweet sentiments!

As always, great picks, Ms. Regina!

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