With Tony Williams on lead vocals, “The Great Pretender”, written by Buck Ram in about 20 minutes in the washroom of the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada became the groups first national #1 hit. He was needing a follow up song to “Only You”. Ram was the manager and producer of The Platters and had been a successful songwriter before making the move into management and production.
This week Jim Adams has prompted us with Give/Get/Receive/Take/Send for this weeks Song Lyric Sunday. Today I have chosen an oldie but goodie performed on American Bandstand, 61 years ago on March 14, 1959. Written and performed by Sam Cooke, “You Send Me” was… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday – “You Send Me” SAm Cooke”
While stopped at a light in Thomasville, FL, Nicole said, “Meet Boys II Men today from 1pm-2:30pm”. I said, “What?”.