Sorry, I'm kinda obsessed. But I thought that a certain fella on my friends list would appreciate this description from the liner notes for Heyday, which collects almost all their recorded output
"Many people take enjoyment out of what we do. Influences of the moment and experiences in everyday living - snackum, skank, go-man-go, spatula - still continue to give us a smile. We probably are not sure why we continue to be creative, some things just have to be done. That's why Mitch Miller was such a dumbfounding success. At no time before had old men been choreographed to walk in circles and sing on TV. People watched, they had to. It was unique. - John Nichols"