Kate Pierson - "Venus" - Third Man Records Blue Series
Available Record Store Day 2016!
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Filmed, Edited and Directed by Brad Holland
Assisted by Harry Kagan
"Venus" is a 1969 song written by Robbie van Leeuwen. In 1970, the Dutch band Shocking Blue took the song to number one in nine countries. In 1981 it was sampled as part of the Stars On 45 medley. In 1986, the British girl group Bananarama returned the song to number one in seven countries. The composition has been featured in numerous films, television shows and commercials, and covered dozens of times by artists around the world.
Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Pierson (born April 27, 1948) is an American vocalist, lyricist, and one of the lead singers and founding members of The B-52's. A multi-instrumentalist, she plays guitar, bass and various keyboard instruments.
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