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April 14, 2014 11:54 AM   Subscribe

Pop/ska duo The Monroes had a big hit in Norway with Sunday People in 1983. Perhaps the tallest musical duo ever they were often referred to simply as 4 meters of pop. Sadly, last year they both died of cancer. Their second hit was Cheerio.
posted by sidra (3 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
FYI...The Sunday People video is not available in the US...
posted by HuronBob at 12:24 PM on April 14 [1 favorite]


Here is a version oif the (previously unknown to me, and slightly perplexing) video for Sunday People, available in the US.
posted by dirtdirt at 12:25 PM on April 14


Holy crap, I emigrated from Norway as a 13-year-old in 1984 and this and the YouTube suggestions are taking me waaaay down the weird memory rabbit hole. I have not thought of that song in 30 years and yet I could instantly recall every line. Why, oh why, when I can barely remember where I left my keys this morning? I guess because my memory RAM is filled up with '80s lyrics...
posted by widdershins at 8:29 AM on April 15 [1 favorite]


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