“Summertime’s Another Name for Love”: Pizzicato in Pop

Chicago’s New Colony Six released seven singles on the Mercury label from 1967-1970. “Summertime’s Another Name for Love,”  from 1968’s Revelations album, sounds like an obvious A-side to me – and yet it ended up being the B-side to “Can’t You See Me Cry.”       I especially enjoy the tantalizingly brief pizzicato passage in the song’s instrumental coda — as you will, too:

Summertime’s Another Name For Love – New Colony Six

[Pssst:  Click on the triangle above to play ”Summertime’s Another Name for Love” by   The New Colony Six.]

New Colony Six LP

Released June 6, 1968, the single spent eight weeks on the Billboard pop chart, having climbed to the #52 spot at its peak.

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