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…

Guest Blog: Wootube by the Food Lady


WC rarely posts other folk’s blogs, but the Food Lady, over at Wootube, is a favorite of Mrs. WC, a dynamite photographer and has something important to say. So, today, here’s What a Crappy Week written by the Food Lady. Working in an animal shelter is HARD.  It’s back-breaking and it’s heart-breaking.  And if you’re…