Sign Of The Crab

Album: released as a single (1972)

Songfacts®:

  • Not to be confused with the later Mia Zapata composition of the same name, the downtempo "Sign Of The Crab" is also known as "RIGHT ON! (The Cream)".

    It has no words as such, and was released in 1972 by a mysterious individual named Joe S. Maxey on the Action label, a small independent largely soul label based in North London. The latter was released on the Lu Pine label in Las Vegas; the composer's name is credited on the latter as Cholly Williamss and as Cholly Williams."Sign Of The Crab" was backed by "May The Best Man Win" which is more of the same, albeit at a faster tempo. The identity/identities of Joe S. Maxey and Cholly Williams/Cholly L. Williams remains a mystery to this day. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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