THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD
660) The Mellow Yellow — “Tuesday”
Not released until it appeared on the grand Come Join My Orchestra: The British Baroque Pop Sound 1967-1973 comp, this song of longing for a girl named Tuesday feels like sleeping in Egyptian cotton sheets. It is that luxurious. Come on, it only has 68 views on YouTube. Be a friend to Tuesday!!!
The Come Join My Orchestra liner notes tell us:
Who the Mellow Yellow were is anyone’s guess, although they appparently come from the Hertfordshire town as of Hatfield — also home to Donovan [get it?!] . . . . [Tuesday is a] perfectly commercial harmony pop effort with an agreeable Byrds/Beau Brummels influence . . . . [a] breezy summer pop-charmer . . . .
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