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Oh Babe What Would You Say – Hurricane Smith

Oh Babe What Would You Say – Hurricane Smith

Author’s note: Let’s take a break from heavy metal one-hit wonders and take a look at this little ditty, almost forgotten now but when it was a hit, it was one of those songs that embedded itself in your ear like an annoying mosquito, and you just couldn’t get the stupid thing out of your head. The seed for this article was sown during an overnight trip I took recently, and as I pulled out … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop

Long Haired Lover from Liverpool – Jimmy Osmond

Long Haired Lover from Liverpool – Jimmy Osmond

This song has always struck me as slightly disturbing for one big reason: the “lover” in this song is played by nine-year-old Jimmy Osmond. I can’t speak for the entire world, but where I live, becoming a lover of anything other than toys, playground basketball and candy when you’re nine-years old is pretty much against the law. Throw in the fact that Jimmy Osmond was a nine-year-old Mormon at the time this song was … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s, Pop