Thanks, Don! Roland Gift

Charlottesville, Virginia

March 29, 2020

My friend Don mentioned Roland Gift in his comment on my post on Northern Soul. Roland Gift was the lead singer of the Fine Young Cannibals. I think the above song may be the last one they recorded (1996). It may not be a good Northern Soul tune, but it certainly is a great beach music song!

And while I am posting great beach music, here is one from Meyer Hawthorne. Not sure what a gun battle has to do with the song but it makes for an interesting video. đŸ€Ł

Meyer Hawthorne also did another version of "The Walk"with the British duo Rizzle Kicks. Pardon the language. Those Brits! No guns involved.


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