“Got To Get You Into My Life” by The Beatles (1966)/Earth, Wind & Fire (1978)

“Got To Get You Into My Life” was The Beatles’ tribute to soul music. While the song’s Wikipedia page suggests Motown was an influence, the horn-heavy arrangement has more in common with the rougher soul sounds coming from further south. I’m not certain as to whether Wilson Pickett or Otis Redding ever covered this song,… Read More “Got To Get You Into My Life” by The Beatles (1966)/Earth, Wind & Fire (1978)

“Diff’rent Stokes” by Alan Thicke, Gloria Loring & Al Burton (1978)

First off, shout out and rest in piece to a great Canadian and one of my first crushes ever, the Bearlicious (Otterlicious?) Alan Thicke. Yes, lawd. So, here are some interesting facts for folks who may only know Alan as Jason Seaver on Growing Pains or as Robin’s dad. He apparently was Philippe Wynne from… Read More “Diff’rent Stokes” by Alan Thicke, Gloria Loring & Al Burton (1978)