Clydie King “Missing My Baby” (Imperial 66139, 1965)

Clydie King “Missing My Baby” (Imperial 66139, 1965) It’s day 2 of 7 days of 7 songs, and I’m deconstructing the Wall Of Sound with my second choice. Clydie King, although only 22 when she started belting out her solo efforts at Imperial Records in 1965, was a veteran performer. Starting off as “Little Clydie” in…

Darlene Love “He’s a Quiet Guy” (Philles 123-B, 1964)

Darlene Love “He’s a Quiet Guy” (Philles 123-B, 1964) There’s a few things to consider over the next few weeks. 1) The Sun is in Leo. 2) There’s a Venus Retrograde, soon to retreat back into the flames of Leo and 3) There’s a bevy of Soul Legends born under the sign of Leo as…

The Crystals “Then He Kissed Me” (Philles 115, Pop #6, 1963)

The Crystals “Then He Kissed Me” (Philles 115, Pop #6, 1963) Gemini Roll Call is in the final stages of the year. We’ve got a few more signature soul singers to cover and we start the final hours with one that climbed the wall of sound and managed to survive the collapse of it. La…