Pussycat - The Same Old Song (1978) • TopPop

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Pussycat was a Dutch pop group from Brunssum in Limburg led by the three Kowalczyk sisters: Toni, Betty and Marianne. Other members of the band were Lou Willé (Toni's then-husband), Theo Wetzels, Theo Coumans, and John Theunissen. The band had four international hits in a row in the mid-seventies: 'Mississippi' (1975), 'Georgia' (1976), 'Smile' (1976) and 'My broken souvenirs' (1977) and then a series of hit singles in the Netherlands and Belgium. Mississippi was number 1 the Netherlands and in another 15 countries. 'Mississippi' achieved 22 gold records. It is estimated that "Mississippi" sold over five million copies worldwide. Most of Pussycat's songs were written by Werner Theunissen.

"The Same Old Song" is one of the songs of the Pussycat tv-special broadcast by TROS tv on 29 September 1978. It was released as a single and reached no. 8 in the Dutch Top 40 and no. 10 in the Belgian charts.
It is a cover of the song recorded by the Four Tops for the Motown label and was written by Motown's main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland.

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Broadcast date:
29 September 1978

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