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When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge

Mr Sledge somewhat unwisely waved goodbye to a fortune by giving away songwriting credit for this all-time classic…

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Walking In Memphis – Marc Cohn

Inspired by a trip to Memphis to see soul legend and man of the church, The Reverend Al Green…

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You’re The One That I Want – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

For the purposes of the movie version of Grease, Robert Stigwood commissioned some new songs…

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Ride Like The Wind – Christopher Cross

“I wrote the words on the way down from Houston to Austin on acid.”

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Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) – Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel

“It’s quite vicious lyrically, but you still want to sing and dance to it”

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The Power – Snap!

Snap! producers initially approached Chaka Khan…

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Let’s Spend The Night Together / Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones

“I’ve had hundreds of thousands of kids watching my show. I won’t stand for anything like that with a double meaning. Either the song goes, or the Stones go.” Ed Sullivan

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Needles And Pins – The Searchers

“I have noticed over the years that close listening to the Searchers recording of ‘Needles & Pins’ reveals what appears to be a squeaking mouse…”

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