Hot, a trio comprised of the white Detroit native Gwen Owens, the black Kansas City native Cathy Carson and the Mexican-born Juanita Curiel, was an unusual sight when they debuted in In , the song was interpolated by Vanilla Ice for a top 10 hit of the same name, but like Queen and David Bowie, Wild Cherry initially received no songwriting credit from Robert Van Winkle.
This, however, was something of a ruse: Elton and Bernie Taupin simply published the song under the playful pseudonyms Ann Orson and Carte Blanche.
A smooth, natural slice of country-soul that places equal emphasis on both sides of the equation, the song is perhaps the strongest supporting evidence to Sledge's claim that he sung a little bit of everything.
It's another slow-burning ballad, one that has roots in "When a Man Loves a Woman," but also one that's been given an appealingly slick '70s makeover, and has just enough strings and backing vocals to sound supple, not sappy. He just chose to specialize in ballads and, really, with a voice like that, who could blame him? Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Load Previous. View Complete List. Newswire Powered by.
True Colors. Find My Love. Fairground Attraction. Total Eclipse of the Heart. Bonnie Tyler. Dead Ringer for Love. Meat Loaf. Broken Wings. Keep on Loving You. REO Speedwagon. John Beeby. Daryl Hall. Track Listing - Disc 4. Come into My Life. Joyce Sims. Move Closer. Phyllis Nelson. So Amazing. How 'bout Us. Show Me the Way. Regina Belle. Between the Sheets. The Isley Brothers. Billy Ocean. Juicy Fruit. James Mtume.
If You're Lookin' for a Way Out. Ralph Kotkov. Do What You Do. Jermaine Jackson. Shake You Down. Gregory Abbott. Hold Me Tighter in the Rain. Billy Griffin. King - First Taste of Love. The Mar - Keys - Last Night. William Bell - Tribute to a King.
Greaves - Take a Letter Maria. Willie Mitchell - the Champion, Part 1. The Dynamics - Ice Cream Song. The Sweet Inspirations - Crying in the Rain. The Drifters - Saturday Night at the Movies. Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons. Mike Berry - Tribute to Buddy Holly. Heinz - Just Like Eddie. The Everlybrothers - Lucille. Bobby Darin - Multiplication. The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday.
The Association - Windy. Dionne Warwick - Valley of the Dolls. Eddie Floyd - Things Get Better. Esther Phillips - Release Me. Harpers Bizarre - Anything Goes.
Tim Buckley - Buzzin' Fly. Love - She Comes in Colours. The Creation - Painter Man. Vanilla Fudge - Season of the Witch. Please examine and play these discs. The Great Rock Discography 5th ed. Edinburgh: Mojo Books. Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Retrieved February 25, Retrieved April 14, Retrieved February 3, The Book of Golden Discs 2nd ed. London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd.Mar 26, · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Love Songs on Discogs.