1967

YOU GOT YOUR FINGER IN MY EYE * WILLIE PARKER * M-PAC! 7236 * USA

One of George Leaner's much loved hyphenated name imprints, there was also: Ha-Lo, Mar-V-Lus and One-Derful, in his stable; Willie Parker had four of the last five issues on M-Pac! You Got Your Finger In My Eye was a popular dance floor filler at the time when the 1970s Disco style of places to go and dance was emerging, gone were the slightly rudimentary, and earthy 'dives' like the Scene and Flamingo in London's Soho, along with the big Mecca dance halls -, although  this type of venue was still popular north of Watford - and coming in was the purpose built small and medium sized disco night club, often attached to a pub or other established place of entertainment. The style was both continental and American, with posh fake wood paneling a dance floor often lit with colored lights and purpose built seating around the dance floor and, importantly, a bar. Of course the Hippies at this time were seeking other types of venues to hear their Progressive music and watch bands, these venues, vast and cavernous buildings with a derelict and arty ambience were to be the forerunners of the Rave venues just over a decade latter.


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