The Third Rail was a short-lived bubblegum/pop trio of veteran studio musicians - Joey Levine, Arthur ("Artie") Resnick, and wife Kris Resnick - that became famous during the late 1960s. Although mainly a studio group, The Third Rail performed one live show (in Cincinnati, Ohio) and also recorded several singles and an album. Arthur Resnick is a songwriter, record producer, and musician who co-wrote such oldies classics as The Drifters' "Under The Boardwalk," The Rascals' "Good Lovin'," and "Yummy Yummy Yummy" by Ohio Express. Joey Levine is a singer, songwriter, and record producer who served as the lead vocalist for The Third Rail as well as other ca. late 1960s-early 1970s bubblegum acts that included Ohio Express, The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus, and Reunion. All three members of The Third Rail later worked as songwriters for Kasenetz & Katz.
The Third Rail debuted in 1967 on the Pop/Rock charts with what would become the group's best known song, "Run, Run, Run," a quirky novelty tune poking fun at the rat race with a cheery chorus and social commentary provided via a spoken parody of a NYSE news report. The group had two other minor hits with "Boppa Dp Down Down" 1967) and "It's Time To Say Goodbye" (1968) before disbanding.
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The Third Rail
- Run, Run, Run 1967
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