Friday, December 28, 2012

Friday Night Hoop-la

*One hit wonder edition. 

 Tighter, Tighter by Alive And Kicking 

Alive and Kicking (later known as Alive N Kickin’) is a Brooklyn band, led by singers Pepe Cardona and Sandy Toder. The group is known mainly for their 1970 hit single 'Tighter, Tighter,' which reached number seven in the United States Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was written and produced by James and Bob King and arranged by Jimmy Wisner.

Other members of the band included Bruce Sudano, Thomas Woody Wilson (bass guitar), John Parisio (guitar), and Vito Albano (drums, live only).

Alive N Kickin’ is still active, specializing in parties and weddings. Keyboardist Sudano joined the group Brooklyn Dreams, and later married Donna Summer in July 1980.

Bio distilled from Last FM.

*For this, and more, original hits from the 40's, 50's, 60's, and more, tune into John Christopher's streaming 24/7 musical extravaganza "The Neon Beat" by clicking here, or click the icon on the side of this page.

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