Zip A Dee Doo Dah

Darlene Love with Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound, which I’ve been looking into of late, along with the maybe 10-year-long period of the “girl groups.” A British DJ on Sirius radio last week said the girl groups were done in by the “British Invasion” in the mid-60s. Sounds about right. It was a great time for black and white female groups with intricate vocal harmonies. Be my baby…

This just popped up on YouTube after the above:

Woe is me. Grooveshark is gone. Its resurrection at is pretty weak.

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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