Whipped cream dating game theme herb alpert
But there's no denying that millions of Americans were hooked by this album in 1966, or at least by the cover featuring an alluring model covered in whipped cream (shaving cream, as it turns out). Perhaps it was just that there was a little something there for everyone. Perhaps the serious retro enthusiasts will pick it up, or maybe the cover will lure others in just like the initial release. Factory has included a full-size reproduction of the original cover in the packaging.)Regardless, since you've heard the Tijuana Brass before, your mind may be already be made up.
The Tijuana Brass was a tight outfit filled with impeccable musicians (at least one, guitarist John Pisano, going on to earn serious jazz credentials).
“Obviously now it would hardly register, but at the time I thought, ' Wow, that’s a little much.' And I didn’t know, quite frankly, whether it reflected the album -- the music I was doing at the time. Obviously that was fortuitous.” It was, because the LP in question, attributed to Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass, was his breakout album, and the photo in question was the now iconic shot of a seemingly nude, doe-eyed young woman sunk up to her décolletage in what appears to be a giant pile of the titular dessert topping.
On her head is an added dollop of white, evoking, maybe, one of Billie Holiday’s signature gardenias.
Rather, it could be heard as bachelorettes were being introduced on ABC-TV's The Dating Game.
Early in the series run, additional Alpert offerings were also incorporated as incidental music: "Spanish Flea," as the bachelors were being announced, "Lollipops and Roses," when the lucky winners were being told where they would be spending their date, and both "Ladyfingers" and "Lemon Tree" were in rotation as contestants mulled over their answers.