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!
chart in 25 countries including the U.S.
running TV series Top Of The Pops.
covered by The Beatles and many other artists.
In 1962 Wilbert waxed the self-penned blues
song "Let's Stick Together" which failed to
chart. It took till the end of the decade for
with an updated version of "Let's Stick
Together," a musical appeal for peace
and unity with the title changed to
best cover of the song was recorded by
the Los Angeles blues/boogie rock band
Canned Heat. To their credit, the band
generously insisted on delaying release
of their version in the U.S. until Harrison's
original had a chance to run its course in the
market. Harrison's single cracked the top 40
in the U.S. but failed to catch on in England.
like sterno and became the band's biggest
UK hit, reaching #2 and lasting 15 weeks
on the chart. Gyrating to the Canned Heat
cover, here they are (gotta love 'em), the
music show Top Of The Pops.
television series carried on Italy's
public service broadcaster Rai 1.