Vee-Jay Records, "Operator"

The Real Operator: Bill Spivery


The Manhattan Transfer made “Operator” a hit. You could see why last Saturday night. Janis Siegel tore into the lead vocal and blew the audience away. Here’s a Youtube video from 1976 (!) of a much, much younger Siegel showing her chops. WC apologizes in advance for laughable editing. But the Manhattan Transfer didn’t write…