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1962: Clipper Cowbridge

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1972: Sandee Saunders

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1979: Decoupage

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1985: Tiger Love

1985: Laryssa Foxxx

1986: Smasher of Things

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1990: Razorflesh

1995: Breaker Bear

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1998: J Lounge

2001: Eesk

2004: Lazarus Project

1962: Clipper Cowbridge

CLUBBO’S FIRST HIT was an improbable novelty song by an even more improbable artist: experimental composer and acoustician Clipper Cowbridge.

In 1962, Cowbridge responded to Clubbo’s ad seeking an engineer who could scrub the smutty content from an earlier stag record and replace it with “crazy sounds for the kids.” For better or worse, the resulting track, “Soda Pop Shop,” cemented Cowbridge’s, Bogerman’s and Clubbo’s reputations.

The song clicked with the teen set and rescued the newborn label from financial crib death. It remains a staple of oldies and novelty radio programming. MORE…

LISTEN: Soda Pop Shop

(song lyrics and credits)

MORE! The surreal story behind Clubbo’s first smash…

EXTRA! A rare interview with the Beethoven of Burps!