A Taste of Honey
Everyone of a certain age now claims they spent the late ‘70s listening to punk and New Wave, but trust us—based on record sales, most of them were wearing platform shoes and doing the Hustle. Given that backdrop, it almost makes sense that the Recording Academy decided that this L.A.-based disco quartet, whose only hit was “Boogie Oogie Oogie,” was worthy of Best New Artist honors in 1979—ahead of fellow nominees Elvis Costello, the Cars and Toto. Almost, but not quite. Seriously, guys—“Boogie Oogie Oogie”?