my globetrotting series
I'm Shady Seaweed, here to bring you more great music performances that originated from TV studios, big halls and nightclubs in Europe and other parts of the world from the 1960s through early 2000s.
trip back in time as we visit
Bandstands in Foreign Lands!
Maddy's promo video was broadcast on the
West German TV music show Beat-Club.
Madeline Bell (March 1968,
highest chart pos. #26 Hot 100,
German TV series Beat-Club)
the body-popping technique popularized by Michael
Jackson. The classic lineup of Shalamar consisted of
Howard Hewett and former Soul Train dancers Jody
Watley and Jeffrey Daniel. The latter, as you might
recall from vol. 2 of BIFL, hosted 6.20 Soul Train,
a mid 80s British version of Soul Train also created
by Don Cornelius. In 1982 the Shalamar single
group's biggest hits in the UK reaching
the top 5 on the chart.