Album: Got to Investigate Silicones (1973)
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  • Who'd want to sing a song about sand? Who'd want to write one? More to the point, who'd want to commission one?

    This one was sung by Joy Garrett with a bit of male support; it was written by composer Hank Beebe and lyricist Bill Heyer, and is one of many industrial songs that were commissioned by companies as diverse as Ford in the United States and Lyons in the UK - manufacturers of motor vehicles and ice cream respectively.
  • Got to Investigate Silicones was produced by General Electric Silicone Products Department in 1973, and was actually released as an album. "Sand" is the ninth track on this long playing record, which might rightly be called a concept album. Running to 4 minutes 4 seconds, the lady sings just for you. Well, for the company's 1973 convention actually. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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