Sister Simon And Rastus Ravel Have A Baby

by The Sensational Heatwave

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1970, Heatwave released, 'Sister Simon (Funny Man)' b/w 'Rastus Ravel (Is A Mean Old Man)' ... 1973, Terry, Rich and Pete, the three remaining original members then known as The Sensation, recorded, 'Baby', which was released as a B-side.

'Sister Simon And Rastus Ravel Have A Baby' is a mash-up of the first and last songs recorded by the boys in the band.


released December 31, 2015
All three songs were written by John Edward.
© 2015 Malaika Music (ASCAP).



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Heatwave UK

Heatwave released the Penny Farthing Records single, PEN 738, in London 2nd November 1970.

'Sister Simon (Funny Man)', the A-side, received frequent BBC Radio airplay while 'Rastus Ravel (Is A Mean Old Man'), the funky B-side, is still popular in the clubs.

In addition to a solid dance beat and tight vocal harmonies, the group was known for its pyrotechnic display ~ fire-eating by Martin.
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