RIP Melanie Safka



I personally think that she sank her career with that Brand New Key song. It was so coy and childish, nothing like her previous stuff.

I was in college 1966 to 1970. Melanie was a dream, Beautiful People,


Among my CDs and LPs, this Live Melanie at Carnegie Hall is outstanding!!!

It is a damn shame she became known to so many by the stupid roller-skate song.

Saw her live a few times, smallest place was the Turning Point, Piermont, NY

Live in Central Park


I don't know about coy and childish.  Isn't the song pretty much all sexual innuendo?  What did people think was the roller skate and what was the key?

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