The Five Blobs

About The Five Blobs

The Five Blobs was the name given the studio group, led by sessionman Bernie Nee, assembled for the recording of the title song "The Blob," by Burt Bacharach and Mack David (brother of the more famous Hal David, who later became Bacharach's longtime songwriting partner). The song, a sax-driven dance number similar to "Tequila" by the Champs, was written for the feature film The Blob, starring Steve McQueen, Aneta Corseaut, Earl Rowe, and Robert Fields, released in 1958. Released on Columbia Records as a single, it made the top 40 nationally and the top ten in Los Angeles. ~ Bruce Eder