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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

“For Old Times Sake”: Radio-Ready, Just Needs a Home

Brotherhood of Man, who had a worldwide hit with the title track from their classic 1970 God Pop album, United We Stand, also hit it big with their next 45, “Where Are You Going to My Love.”  One other track from this album – “For Old Times Sake” – had strong radio potential, I believe, and could have been issued as a single:

Brotherhood of Man LP

Song written by Tony Waddington and Wayne Bickerton, the musical partnership also responsible for 1968 northern soul classic, “Nothing But a Heartache” by The Flirtations for which the group filmed a playful and eye-catching video in which the singers can be seen emerging from comically-oversized bottles of ink:

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