Talk:The Swingle Singers

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Discography[edit]

I have prepared a discography of their LPs and CDs for my own use, but would be happy to upload it, if maintainers would like to see it.

--w3steve 21:08, 10 January 2007 (UTC)

Today I moved the long list of albums (and individual tracks) from the main article to the discussion page for the Swingle Singers discography article. The list seemed (to me) to be too long and a bit out of place in the "main" article now that there is an independent "discography" article for the group. I retain the text in the discography "discussion" page in case anyone disagress and thinks the individual album track listings should be restored to this main article - or placed somewhere else.
Pugetbill (talk) 00:06, 6 April 2010 (UTC)

Why "(1962-1973)"?[edit]

Why "(1962-1973)"? The group seems to be still performing, according to its website (as of April 2004).

They're ghosts. -Silence 02:55, 24 October 2005 (UTC)

'Was'?'[edit]

Why are the Swingle Singers described as a band with the word 'was'? Surely they are still around, as discussed in the caption above. I shall therefore echange the word 'was' to 'is'.

Stub[edit]

This is just a stub. The stub template should be created.

You're right. You should invent it. Good luck to you on your mission! -Silence 02:55, 24 October 2005 (UTC)

It's not them on Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid[edit]

'The group can be heard during the instrumental passages from the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.' - I don't think so, it's a copy of their style by Burt Bacharach, but it isn't them. Evidence; there is no mention of the film anywhere on the groups own website, which documents their career exhaustively. According to this page, it's probably Anita Kerr;

http://www.spaceagepop.com/kerr.htm


'There is good reason to suspect she also pulled another pseudonymous trick and recorded a second collection of Bacharach tunes, this time done very much in the mode of the Swingle Singers: Bacharach Baroque on Ranwood. And, although I've never been able to confirm it, I suspect it's Kerr and the gang da-ba-da-bing on the tune, "South American Getaway," from Bacharach's soundtrack to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 84.64.112.13 (talk) 17:20, 18 January 2007 (UTC).

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The french group and the english one[edit]

Since the french Swingle Singers in 1973 disbanded and the new born english Swingle II had all different members except Ward, I'd recommend to create a new page for the original french group only: it would be more correct. --95.236.232.17 (talk) 11:46, 29 March 2014 (UTC)

Unsourced material[edit]

Article has been tagged for needing sources long-term. Feel free to reinsert the below material with appropriate references. DonIago (talk) 14:19, 5 September 2014 (UTC)