It's 1963. It's The Showmen. It's General Norman Johnson. It's great.
Twee funk is the genre with the highest success rate. Michael's powering up here. "I may be a little fella...but my heart as big as Texas!"
I love everything about this song. The title (Do to label error, should be "39-21-40 shape"-Rhymes with apeity-ape!), the flute, and every last unexpected vocal choice. And that may be a young Allen Toussaint on the piano.
ah yes, female vocal guitar-infused light mayhem. wtf is springtime all about, anyway?