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Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around – Challenge #193

In 1981, Stevie Nicks released her debut solo studio album Bella Donna, which went to #1 on the Billboard 200 and contained ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’.  This song charted … Continue reading

October 15, 2021 · 10 Comments

Oh! My Soul – Challenge #192

In a Song Lyric Sunday when the prompt of was Hop, Jump, Leap, Pounce, Spring, I wrote about the Screamin’ Rebel Angels’ song ‘Pounce Like a Tiger’, and I am back … Continue reading

October 1, 2021 · 6 Comments

Rock With You – Challenge #191

Michal Jackson included this song on his fifth solo album Off The Wall which was released in 1979 and it reached #1 in the US and charted #7 in the … Continue reading

September 17, 2021 · 10 Comments

Possession – Challenge #190

‘Possession’ was the break-out hit on Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan’s best-selling third studio album Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, which was released in 1993.  The song was inspired by McLachlan’s reaction to two … Continue reading

September 3, 2021 · 7 Comments

Can’t Get It Outta My Head – Challenge #189

Until 1974, the Electric Light Orchestra had managed only modest hits with ‘Showdown’ and a cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Roll Over Beethoven’, but their fourth studio album Eldorado was a big turning point for … Continue reading

August 20, 2021 · 12 Comments

Standing on the Moon – Challenge #188

‘Standing on the Moon’ was written by Robert Hunter and sung by Jerry Garcia and recorded on the thirteenth and final studio album by the Grateful Dead Built to Last, which was released … Continue reading

August 6, 2021 · 18 Comments

Hello, It’s Me You’re Looking For – Challenge #187

Lionel Richie wrote the hit song ‘Hello’ and recorded it for his second solo album Can’t Slow Down in 1983.  The phrase, “Hello, is it me you’re looking for?”, was … Continue reading

July 23, 2021 · 13 Comments

Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) – Challenge #186

Melanie wrote and recorded the song ‘Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)’ on her 1970 album Candles in the Rain.  This song was her breakthrough hit in the United States, … Continue reading

July 9, 2021 · 12 Comments

Gimme Shelter – Challenge #185

This song was the opening track on the Rolling Stones 1969 Let It Bleed album and some people have said that the Stones have never done anything better.  Pitchfork placed ‘Gimme Shelter’ … Continue reading

June 25, 2021 · 21 Comments

LSD-25 – Challenge #184

In 1960, the Gamblers recorded ‘LSD-25’, which was the first rock surf music song ever to pay tribute to a hallucinogen.  This song has an interesting history mostly because this … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · 20 Comments