CAN have missed the exquisite pleasure of
catching an earful of 'Kinky Boots', a
record made by the original Avengers
pair, Patrick MacNee (who played John
Steed) and Honor Blackman (Cathy Gale) in
the early 1960s.
An attempted spin-off, a
cash-in atrocity if ever there was one,
but somehow the blind (or rather deaf)
faith displayed by the pair in the
fetchingly awful nature of the offering
enables a transcending of the taste
barrier and the striking of a nerve, not
to mention funny bone, in all who hear
Kenny Everett gave the thing a dusting
off in his World's Worst Record show
(Honor: Best place for it)
gallery of grotesques a few years ago and
now, anxious to adjust their reputation
from Wimp to High Kicking, Cherry Red
have repackaged the whole thing. Once
again the record buyer is threatened.
would be the polite word, shock would be
more apt," comments the female half
of the irresponsible duo on this skeleton
suddenly wrenched from her past.
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