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Do You Love Me – Challenge #196

The Contours were an early African-American soul singing five-man group made up of Billy Gordon, Hubert Johnson, Billy Hoggs, Joe Billingslea and Sylvester Potts who had a record deal on the Motown … Continue reading

November 26, 2021 · 5 Comments

Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) – Challenge #195

This is a psychedelic rock song that was said to reflect the LSD experience, and it was intended to be a warning about the dangers of using the drug, but psychedelic rock was not … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · 13 Comments

Look At Little Sister – Challenge #194

‘Look at Little Sister’ was written by Hank Ballard and he recorded it in 1959 with his group Hank Ballard and The Midnighters.  I read that Hank’s little sister was the inspiration for this song, … Continue reading

October 29, 2021 · 7 Comments

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