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processed It's getting Better by Popinjays

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Filip

On April 25, 2005

Description

Popinjays covered the song 'It's getting Better' written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and originally released as a single by Mama Cass (May,1969 Dunhill/ABC 4195) on their album 'Flying down to mono Valley' (Sept 22,1992 One Little Indian/EPIC EK52822)


http://www.casselliot.com/recordings.htm original recording

http://www02.so-net.ne.jp/~yana-h/add10.html Popinjays

History

Comment by Bastien
2005-08-11 19:31:20 UTC
 

How do you know Mama Cass did the original?

 
Comment by Filip
submitter
2005-08-14 12:28:03 UTC
 

This song was also covered by Kevin Rowland of Dexys Midnight Runners in 1999 on the album My Beauty (Creation, CRECD 216, October 10,1999)


http://groups.msn.com/dexysmidnightrunners/dexysandkevinrowlandsoloalbumsdiscogr...

Last updated by Isa on 2009-11-01 17:50:05 UTC

 
Comment by Bastien
2006-11-16 20:56:42 UTC
 

Look at the following page, it mentions '68 versions!

http://www02.so-net.ne.jp/~yana-h/BMsong2.html


Mama Cass (Dunhill 4195) /69


Paul Jones (Columbia DB8567 UK) 4/18/69


Freddie Gelfand (Laurie 3490) /69


The Vogues (Turn Around, Look At Me Reprise RS6314) /68


P. K. Limited (Colgems 5012)


New Cactus Band (Son Of Cactus Atco 7017) /73


Richard Barnes (Richard Barnes Capitol 817)


Popinjays (Flying Down To Mono Valley Epic EK52822) 9/22/92


John & Anne Ryder (I Still Believe In Tomorrow Decca 75167) /70


Bobby Rydell (Reprise 0656) /68


Ronnie Buskirk (Columbia 4-44745) /69


Brass Ring (Evolution Of The Brass Ring Itco ILS10002) /69


The Will-O-Bees (SGC 007) /69

 
Comment by Isa
2009-11-14 12:28:24 UTC
 

Added the original by Mama Cass as well as the covers by the Popinjays and Kevin Rowland.

 
Change by shs
2017-02-12 13:07:14 UTC
 
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