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A Taste of Honey

  • A Taste of Honey [Capitol, 1978] C+

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A Taste of Honey [Capitol, 1978]
Those who cite "Boogie Oogie Oogie" as definitive disco dumbness should reread the lyrics of "Tutti Frutti" and think about the great tradition of the left-field girl-group novelty--"Mr. Lee," "Iko Iko," "Shame, Shame, Shame." But though a couple of other songs here, notably "Distant," indicate that their pan may flash again, late converts are advised to seek out the single and wish they could buy the disco disc. C+