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Song 92 – Move It!

SONG: Move It! ARTIST: Cliff Richard and the Drifters  YEAR: 1958 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: Move It was written by Ian Samwell and recorded by Cliff Richard and the Drifters (eventually became the Shadows) in 1958.  It was Richard’s debut single and his first ever hit – it was originally intended to beContinue reading “Song 92 – Move It!”

Album 10 – Brilliant Corners

ALBUM TITLE: Brilliant Corners ARTIST NAME: Thelonius Monk YEAR OF RELEASE: 1956 Favourite Song: Holly: I Surrender, Dear Kelly: Pannonica ALBUM HISTORY: Brilliant Corners was recorded by bebop pianist Thelonious Monk and his band of heavy hitters (most notably Sonny Rollins on tenor sax and Max Roach on drums) on October 9h, 15th and DecemberContinue reading “Album 10 – Brilliant Corners”


Hello friends of Holly and Kelly’s Music Review! Well, our one month break stretched and stretched, and now it’s been much much longer! During the last few months we’ve had a bunch of big events, from broken bones, to cross-country moves, but now we’re ready to get back to it! Don’t get too excited! We’reContinue reading “Announcement!”


Hello 1,001 Songs fans! We’ve had so much fun listening to and reviewing music this past year! But, both Holly and Kelly have decided we need a bit of a break in order to get ahead again. So never fear, we’ll be back in August, but for now, we’re going to stretch our legs forContinue reading “Announcement!”

Song 86 – Little Darlin’

SONG: Little Darlin’ ARTIST: The Diamonds YEAR: 1957 Listen to it here:  THE SONG: Little Darlin’ was written by Maurice Williams and recorded by the Gladiolas in 1957.  The group didn’t have very wide distribution so the song didn’t do that well, and the group changed their name to Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs inContinue reading “Song 86 – Little Darlin’”


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