Song of the Day: El Corols Band & Show “Chick Chick”

Back in the mid to late 1960s, local cabarets were the “it” spots for any DC youth who wanted to dance. Most couldn’t get into places like the Casino Royale—complete with go-go dancers as well as booze—so they found their way to cabarets like the Knights of Columbus in NW… a locale that was dominated by a few strong groups. One of the strongest of the groups, the El Corols, really started to pick up steam in the later 1960s. It was around that time that the band released a single… first on the Tiny record label, then on Rouser. The single has the popular mix of slow ballad and uptempo dance-floor heater… and a heater the dance number truely is. Chick Chick never let’s the energy go lower than 11, or lets the crowd relax. Check it out for an authentic slice of 1960s DC cabaret!

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