Sometimes it shocks the hell out of me that four years into this blog (with nearly 1500 records already featured) that it's still possible to feature a record of this type of superlative quality.
Both sides of this record are simply perfect, and both sides are also written and produced by future Bread-man David Gates. Some may say these two sides are his greatest ever, and I'm inclined to agree (although I truly love a lot of those Bread hit singles, as well as the first song on their debut LP, "Dismal Day".)
"You Better Watch Out" is one of those ridiculously great girl group numbers that puts the man in his place, and "Ain't It Love" is an incredible mixture of soul and British Invasion beat. Records DO NOT come any better than this!!!!
Dorothy Berry was married to "Louie Louie" songwriter Richard Berry from 1957 til 1968, and she was the inspiration behind "Louie", as she was the 'fine little girl, she waits for me". Read more about Dorothy here at my friend Eric's site. Dorothy was also inspired to become a professional singer by her husband. THANK YOU Richard Berry for if it weren't for you we may never have heard this glorious voice!!!
DOROTHY BERRY - YOU BETTER WATCH OUT
b/w AIN'T THAT LOVE
This is one that we also do in my band, The Bang Girl Group Revue.
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