Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": rock n roll rock and roll rockabilly oldies 50s swing pop mixes rock'n'roll Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Lyrics Wikipedia

Biography

A throwback to the medley craze of the early 80s, with a similarly repetitive disco beat cushioning the samples, Jive Bunny were solely responsible for making recent generations believe that rock and pop classics of yesteryear are only 10 seconds long. A UK male production/mixing group comprising John Pickles and disc jockey Ian Morgan, they became UK chart-toppers with their first three singles ‘Swing The Mood’, ‘That’s What I Like’, and ‘Let’s Party’ during 1989. This equalled the record held by Gerry And The Pacemakers (1963) and Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1984). The idea was conceived by Pickles, previously the owner of an electrical shop. The concept for ‘Swing The Mood’ had originally come from an ex-miner living in Norway called Les Hemstock. John’s son Andrew Pickles also helped out. They also appeared on ‘It Takes Two Baby’, by DJs Liz Kershaw and Bruno Brookes in December 1989. Subsequent...

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