Friday Frolics: NOT ME

Check out ‘Not Me’ by the Orlons!

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Take it away, Iggy!

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I love The Orlons and my other featured artist, Dee Dee Sharp! If you love R&B music and feel good music then these top-notch performers can’t be beat. (Nearly all of The Orlons and Dee Dee Sharp’s recorded music is available at all digital music outlets and on YouTube.)

“Not Me” was originally recorded by Gary (US) Bonds and was a minor hit for him. I think The Orlons version is one of the funkiest records of the 1960’s or at least until Aretha arrived. Rosetta Hightower’s lead vocal is amazing. The BackBeat and party atmosphere of this record is so enticing that I don’t know how anyone can resist. Everyone involved with this record successfully captured a little over two minutes worth of excitement on vinyl and that’s what it’s all about.
Along with a successful string of great singles, The Orlons also recorded several…

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