February 3, 2011

The Diamonds — “Little Darlin'”

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jim @ 9:27 pm

In 1957, when the Diamonds has their monster hit, “Little Darlin’,” I was just about old enough to be a Boy Scout, but I remember the song well. To be a hit a song back then it had to sell a shitload of records (i.e. those flat, black things with grooves). To see the same guys re-assemble after forty-seven years and sing their hit tune speaks to me on many levels.

The Diamonds, forty-seven years later.

For those of you who, like me, are old enough to remember the Diamonds, or who give a crap about any of this, the Diamonds are the same guys who sang “The Stroll,” which was also a dance.

I know how to do The Stroll. Do you?

Thanks to reader Dave for the links.

Linked by Doug Ross. Thanks!

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