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Thread #46624   Message #692458
Posted By: wysiwyg
17-Apr-02 - 07:44 PM
Thread Name: Review: PHILLY FOLKSONG SOCIETY Reviews
Subject: Review: The Limeliters, Until We Get It Right
The Limeliters, who were to 60's folksingers what Mark Russell is to politicians, are with us again in their new CD, Until We Get It Right, and in concert this spring at Germantown Accademy. They were the "hip" folksingers, the academic response to The Kingston Trio, The Brothers Four, Bud and Travis, The New Christy Minstrels, The Big Three (with Mama Cass) and others and others and others.

Well, they sound about the same now, which is nice because the only original Limeliter is Alex Hassilev, and, while I loved Glenn Yarborough's voice, the replacement sound is, at least, comparable. They are still into recreating the 60's, so the satire seems a little strange and misty, as if Saturday Night Live was to present a skit about Bess Truman. You really had to be there.

MM for PFS