Tuesday, 24 January 2017

The Hippy Hippy Shake

Remember that song... The Hippy Hippy Shake?
As a teenager I remember the song being a huge hit by The Swinging Blue Jeans in England in 1963, but apparently was performed by many other artists.... the Beatles, Little Tony, Chan Romero, Mud, Billy Childish, Davy Jones, Jesse and the Rippers, The Georgia Satellites, most of whom I've never heard of.

I've got my own version of the Hippy Hippy Shake.... here. Six months in and everything's looking good.

18 comments:

Lowell said...

Why, I wonder, do the Swinging Blue Jeans wear suits? So glad to hear and see that healing is taking place - has taken place - and you'll soon be 100% if you aren't already.

Giga said...

I would like to me too, it was so good. I still have to wait and believe that it will be fine and the pain will end when walking, and not only. Thank you for this wonderful post and the song, which I really like. We also snow and cold. Regards.

Elephant's Child said...

Hooray for healing and new hips and dancing.

Revrunner said...

Holy cow! A hipster! :-)

Marie Smith said...

It looks great! I am happy for you!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

It's so amazing what can be done these days, so glad it's working well for you Shammi, you'll be hippy hippy shaking before you know it 😊

LL Cool Joe said...

Glad to see it's healing and you'll be dancing around very soon.

The Blog Fodder said...

Looking good. At my aunt and uncles 50th many years ago, my cousin said there was more plastic and nylon on the dance floor than in Canadian Tire

bill burke said...

Our friend broke her hip about 2 months ago and she has recovered really fast. We were very impressed. Glad to see that you are on the same road. Thanks for commenting on my blog (somewhereinireland)

Angela said...

Glad the hip is doing well!! That is wonderful. I must confess that I have never heard that song before but it sounds great.

Wendy said...

OMG - that brought me waaaaay back to my teens! Haven't thought of that song in ages! And yes, it was the Swinging Blue Jean version that I remember. Wow!

So glad you are healing well! Take good care and see ya on the dance floor. LOL.

Jono said...

I DO remember that you old Hippie! Since my knees have been replace does that mean I have neasles?

Mike@Bit About Britain said...
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Mike@Bit About Britain said...

I remember the Swinging Blue Jeans - contemporaries of the Beatles - curiously, the song (pretty much a standard for beat groups of the time, I think) came on the radio the other day. Glad all is well - next week 'The Twist', perhaps?

Libby said...

OMG those X-Rays look awful. But glad you are healing well x

photowannabe said...

So glad things are looking good. New "bones" make a huge difference.
I guess I lived under a rock..never heard the song or most of the groups.

stardust said...

I remember hearing his song long long time ago but didn’t know the group’s name. The Swinging Blue Jeans wearing tie and suit? I’m sorry I didn’t know about your hip problem but nice to know everything looks going okay. My mother got femur break at 88. Fortunately her health condition allowed her to have surgery and miraculously she could walk in the rest of her life till 96. I remember a long artificial bone inserted in her thigh. Take care and stay warm.

Yoko

Hilary said...

Yay! So glad to hear it. I hope this means that I'll be seeing you shaking it in Peterborough, this spring and/or summer!