Here Come The Girls - Ernie K-Doe
Here Come The GirlsHere Come The Girls! New Orleans funk soul New Orleans Funk funky
After the UK beauty and pharmacy retailer Boots used this song as the soundtrack to a Christmas TV commercial, it was re-released as a single in the UK in December 2007. Having failed to chart first time around in 1970, this time it reached #43. In October 2008, after originally turning down sampling the song in 2005, UK girl group the Sugababes recorded the song after it had been popularised by the Boots campaign. They sampled "Here Come The Girls!" on their UK hit single Girls, which hit #3 in the UK chart For more info on Ernie K Doe and "Here Come The Girls!" check out http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=14379
Ernest Kador, Jr. (Feb 22, 1936 - July 5, 2001) was known as Ernie K-Doe, a colorful performer, who became the first artist from New Orleans to have a national charting #1 hit actually recorded in New Orleans (Mother-In-Law,#1 Pop, #1 R&B 1961). Doe was a self promotor extraordinaire, nicknaming himself "Emperor of The World" and “the Greatest Boy-Child ever conceived at Charity Hospital in New Orleans”. While never to top the charts again after his 1961 hit Show more ...
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