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Artist:The Mad Lads [Ireland]
Label:  Emerald
Catalogue:MD 1070
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AThe Mad Lads [Ireland]Answer Your PhoneB. BurnsRate
BThe Mad Lads [Ireland]StrangersLiz AndersonRate


2nd Dec 2010
 Thanks Davie for posting that blog.A great read and i will pass it on to a few friends.

davie gordon
2nd Dec 2010
 re. Phil Solomon - this is worth a read


davie gordon
2nd Dec 2010
 The other side was a version of a Merle Haggard country hit, written by Liz Anderson the mother of Lynn "I Never Promised You A Rose Garden' Anderson. The full title of the song is "(All My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers"

Going by the matrix numbers "Strangers' was actually the A-side which would make sense given Emerald's usual sort of releases.

Apart from the writer credits of "Answer ..'" being different to the Drifters single the publisher credit's different - Hyde Park Music for the Mad Lads where the Drifters credits 17 Savile Row Music. I'm pretty sure Hyde Park was owned by the Solomon Brothers - it's the publisher credited on a lot of Them's releases as well as a lot of Emerald releases. Things that make you go "hmmmm".

29th Nov 2010
 I think it is a cover of Answer the Phone by The Drifters AT 4019. Bert Berns produced both records but Jerry Wexler and Johnny Moore wrote the song. The American Atlantic 45 of the Drifters lists Bert "Burns" as the producer.

Find out more about Them and The Mad lads here

29th Nov 2010
 The composer of the A side was infact Bert Berns and because of an American act with the same name they changed their name to Moses K And The Prophets.

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