“Doctor Love” by First Choice (1977)

First Choice came out of Philly, deftly straddling the line between Gamble & Huff’s lush production and the four-on-the-floor thump that signified New York City disco. “Doctor Love” was their biggest hit (although I’m not sure that it’s their best known song now), and it’s a joyful celebration of finding that person who…uh, knows how… Read More “Doctor Love” by First Choice (1977)

“Betcha By Golly, Wow!” by The Stylistics (1972)

I can confirm that people did, in fact, use the word “golly” back in the ‘70s. And it wasn’t just people on Happy Days or Sesame Street, either! I’m pretty sure I heard my Mom use that word on several occasions. Retroactive silliness of the song title notwithstanding, “Betcha By…” remains a highlight of the catalog of The… Read More “Betcha By Golly, Wow!” by The Stylistics (1972)