Monthly Archives: May 2013

You Didn’t Know – The Three Belles and Bevin Boys “In Full Swing” CD track review

You Didn’t Know, the sixth track on the Three Belles new album “In Full Swing” was written by the Bevin Boys’ Will Keel-Stocker. It begins as a torch song with the lines: “I didn’t know that you were looking for … Continue reading

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Say Si Si – The Three Belles and The Bevin Boys “In Full Swing” album track review

Say Si Si, originally written in Spain in 1935 has had many incarnations…  a Spanish language number performed by Gloria Jean and the Guadalajara Trio, a swinging toe-tapper with a whirl of woodwind overlaid by brash brass by Marion Hutton … Continue reading

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Gimme Some Skin – The Three Belles “In Full Swing” Album Track Review

If you want to shake my hand, like they do it in Harlem / stick your hand right out and shout: “Gimme some skin, my friend!” Thus the refrain of this classic Andrews Sisters number that The Three Belles do … Continue reading

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“One of these days” by The Three Belles “In Full Swing” Album Track Review

From the big catchy horn intro, settling into the harmonised melody, “One Of These Days” feels like a traditional 1930s number, maybe in the style of “Why Don’t You Do Right?” The singers seem to be following the traditional role … Continue reading

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