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Violinski: One hit wonders perform their musical shit sandwich, ‘Clog Dance,’ 1979
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One-hit wonders


Violinski was the side project of Electric Light Orchestra’s Mik Kaminski. Their “Clog Dance” was a huge hit in the UK in 1979, reaching #17 in the singles chart after BBC Radio 1 used the instrumental number under the reading of the Top 40 countdown.

It’s terrible. Not much else to say about it. I doubt that even The League of Gentlemen‘s hapless former rocker “Les McQueen” would would look back with fondness had he been in Violinski and not the rhythm guitarist of “Crème Brulee”...

Posted by Richard Metzger | Leave a comment