Here are The Exciters performing one of their hit singles, “He’s Got the Power” (released in 1963). At this time, the group’s members were Brenda Reid, Carol Johnson, Lillian Walker, and Herb Rooney (Brenda’s husband). Their first hit song was “Tell Him”, which peaked at #4 on the Pop charts, #5 on the R&B, and #46 in the UK.
Other popular singles were “Get Him”, “Do-Wah-Diddy” (later covered by Manfred Mann), “A Little Bit of Soap”, and “Wishing for the Best”.
An excellent piece on how even the least self-concious people can be affected by public stigmas, and valuable insight into how the seemingly minor negative comments we make can stick with a person for life.
Man shoots at armadillo, But Bullet Ricochets and hits mother-in-law
LEESBURG, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a south Georgia man shot an armadillo, but ended up accidentally wounding his mother-in-law when the bullet ricocheted off the mammal known for its hard shell.
Lee County Sheriff’s deputies tell WALB-TV (http://bit.ly/1FCGUBO ) that 54-year-old Larry McElroy fired his 9 mm pistol at the armadillo Sunday night.
Deputies say the bullet killed the armadillo, but bounced off the animal, hit a fence, traveled through the back door of the mother-in-law’s mobile home and the recliner in which she was sitting, striking her in the back.
McElroy’s 74-year-old mother-in-law, Carol Johnson, suffered injuries described as non-life-threatening. Lee County sheriff’s investigator Bill Smith said she was walking around and talking afterward.
Lee County Sherriff’s deputies say McElroy was about 100 yards away from the home when he shot the armadillo.