Saturday, 11 June 2016

Jazzwheel's Spanische Fliege (Spanish Fly) from 1981 Germany

It doesn't quite appear to me they knew what the Spanish Fly in question was with their buzzing jazz-scat:

And in the days of viagra, which obviously revolutionized both men's health and downtime proclivities presumably, who can remember the hilariousness of spanish fly, which I will remind the older ones and inform the younger, was a natural preparation (cantharidin, still used for wart treatments) made from a species of beetle which was supposed to be an aphrodisiac in small amounts but poison in larger.  How appropriate indeed.

You'll notice this is not a cheap record, despite that it's not that strong; being too jazzy in my opinion. Some might enjoy.

Is it the same baby:



  2. Please, if possible, could you reload this one ?