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Labelle - Lady Marmalade

Labelle - Lady Marmalade

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‘Lady Marmalade’ is a song written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan, originally for Nolan's disco group the Eleventh Hour. The song is famous for the repeated refrain of "Voulez-vous...

Labelle - Lady Marmalade

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‘Lady Marmalade’ is a song written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan, originally for Nolan's disco group the Eleventh Hour. The song is famous for the repeated refrain of "Voulez-vous...

New Radicals - You Get What You Give

New Radicals - You Get What You Give

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‘You Get What You Give’ is a song by American alternative rock band New Radicals. It was the first and most successful single from their only studio album, Maybe You've...

New Radicals - You Get What You Give

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‘You Get What You Give’ is a song by American alternative rock band New Radicals. It was the first and most successful single from their only studio album, Maybe You've...

Three Dog Night - Joy to the World

Three Dog Night - Joy to the World

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‘Joy to the World’ is a song written by Hoyt Axton and made famous by the band Three Dog Night. The song is also popularly known by its opening lyric,...

Three Dog Night - Joy to the World

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‘Joy to the World’ is a song written by Hoyt Axton and made famous by the band Three Dog Night. The song is also popularly known by its opening lyric,...

Stevie Wonder - Superstition

Stevie Wonder - Superstition

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‘Superstition’ is a song by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. It was released on October 24, 1972, as the lead single from his fifteenth studio album, Talking Book (1972). The lyrics...

Stevie Wonder - Superstition

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‘Superstition’ is a song by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. It was released on October 24, 1972, as the lead single from his fifteenth studio album, Talking Book (1972). The lyrics...

The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon

The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon

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‘The Whole of the Moon’ is a song by Scottish band the Waterboys, released as a single from their album This Is the Sea in October 1985. It is a...

The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon

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‘The Whole of the Moon’ is a song by Scottish band the Waterboys, released as a single from their album This Is the Sea in October 1985. It is a...

World Party - Ship of Fools

World Party - Ship of Fools

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‘Ship of Fools’ (subtitled ‘Save Me from Tomorrow’) is a rock song by World Party released as a second single from the 1987 debut album Private Revolution. It was written...

World Party - Ship of Fools

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‘Ship of Fools’ (subtitled ‘Save Me from Tomorrow’) is a rock song by World Party released as a second single from the 1987 debut album Private Revolution. It was written...

Rod Stewart - Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)

Rod Stewart - Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alr...

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‘Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)’ is a song written by Rod Stewart, and recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama for his 1976 album A Night on...

Rod Stewart - Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alr...

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‘Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)’ is a song written by Rod Stewart, and recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama for his 1976 album A Night on...

Dire Straits - Romeo and Juliet

Dire Straits - Romeo and Juliet

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a rock song by the British rock band Dire Straits, written by frontman Mark Knopfler. It first appeared on the 1980 album Making Movies and was...

Dire Straits - Romeo and Juliet

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a rock song by the British rock band Dire Straits, written by frontman Mark Knopfler. It first appeared on the 1980 album Making Movies and was...

The Monkees - I’m a Believer

The Monkees - I’m a Believer

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‘I'm a Believer’ is a song written by Neil Diamond and recorded by American band the Monkees in 1966 with the lead vocals by Micky Dolenz. The single, produced by...

The Monkees - I’m a Believer

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‘I'm a Believer’ is a song written by Neil Diamond and recorded by American band the Monkees in 1966 with the lead vocals by Micky Dolenz. The single, produced by...

The Beach Boys - Don't Worry Baby

The Beach Boys - Don't Worry Baby

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‘Don't Worry Baby’ is a song by American rock band the Beach Boys from their March 1964 album Shut Down Volume 2. Written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian, Wilson's...

The Beach Boys - Don't Worry Baby

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‘Don't Worry Baby’ is a song by American rock band the Beach Boys from their March 1964 album Shut Down Volume 2. Written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian, Wilson's...

Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction

Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction

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‘Eve of Destruction’ is a protest song written by P. F. Sloan in mid-1965. Several artists have recorded it, but the most popular recording was by Barry McGuire. The song...

Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction

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‘Eve of Destruction’ is a protest song written by P. F. Sloan in mid-1965. Several artists have recorded it, but the most popular recording was by Barry McGuire. The song...

Cat Stevens - Father and Son

Cat Stevens - Father and Son

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‘Father and Son’ is a popular song written and performed by English singer-songwriter Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf/Cat Stevens) on his 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman. The song...

Cat Stevens - Father and Son

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‘Father and Son’ is a popular song written and performed by English singer-songwriter Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf/Cat Stevens) on his 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman. The song...

The Animals - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

The Animals - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

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‘Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood’ is a song written by Bennie Benjamin, Horace Ott and Sol Marcus for American singer-songwriter and pianist Nina Simone, who recorded the first version in...

The Animals - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

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‘Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood’ is a song written by Bennie Benjamin, Horace Ott and Sol Marcus for American singer-songwriter and pianist Nina Simone, who recorded the first version in...

The Easybeats - Friday on My Mind

The Easybeats - Friday on My Mind

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‘Friday on My Mind’ is a 1966 song by Australian rock group The Easybeats. Written by band members George Young and Harry Vanda, the track became a worldwide hit, reaching...

The Easybeats - Friday on My Mind

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‘Friday on My Mind’ is a 1966 song by Australian rock group The Easybeats. Written by band members George Young and Harry Vanda, the track became a worldwide hit, reaching...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Fanfare for the Common Man

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Fanfare for the Common...

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‘Fanfare for the Common Man’ is an instrumental piece of music adapted and played by the English progressive rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer, from the group's 1977 Works Volume...

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Fanfare for the Common...

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‘Fanfare for the Common Man’ is an instrumental piece of music adapted and played by the English progressive rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer, from the group's 1977 Works Volume...

Deep Purple - Child in Time

Deep Purple - Child in Time

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‘Child in Time’ is a song by English rock band Deep Purple, released on their fourth studio album, Deep Purple in Rock in 1970. It is the longest track on...

Deep Purple - Child in Time

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‘Child in Time’ is a song by English rock band Deep Purple, released on their fourth studio album, Deep Purple in Rock in 1970. It is the longest track on...

Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved

Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved

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‘When Will I Be Loved’ is a popular song written by Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers, who had a US top-ten hit with it in 1960. Linda Ronstadt covered...

Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved

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‘When Will I Be Loved’ is a popular song written by Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers, who had a US top-ten hit with it in 1960. Linda Ronstadt covered...

Duran Duran - The Reflex

Duran Duran - The Reflex

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‘The Reflex’ is the eleventh single by English new wave band Duran Duran, released in 1984. The song was heavily remixed for single release and was the third and last...

Duran Duran - The Reflex

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‘The Reflex’ is the eleventh single by English new wave band Duran Duran, released in 1984. The song was heavily remixed for single release and was the third and last...

Phil Collins - Another Day in Paradise

Phil Collins - Another Day in Paradise

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‘Another Day in Paradise’ is a song written and recorded by English drummer and singer Phil Collins. Produced by Collins along with Hugh Padgham, it was released as the first...

Phil Collins - Another Day in Paradise

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‘Another Day in Paradise’ is a song written and recorded by English drummer and singer Phil Collins. Produced by Collins along with Hugh Padgham, it was released as the first...

Rick Derringer - Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo

Rick Derringer - Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo

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‘Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo’ is a rock song written by American musician Rick Derringer. It was first recorded in 1970 by Johnny Winter and his band Johnny Winter And,...

Rick Derringer - Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo

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‘Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo’ is a rock song written by American musician Rick Derringer. It was first recorded in 1970 by Johnny Winter and his band Johnny Winter And,...

Manfred Mann - Blinded by the Light

Manfred Mann - Blinded by the Light

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‘Blinded by the Light’ is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen, which first appeared on his 1973 debut album Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. A cover by British...

Manfred Mann - Blinded by the Light

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‘Blinded by the Light’ is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen, which first appeared on his 1973 debut album Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. A cover by British...

Squeeze - Cool for Cats

Squeeze - Cool for Cats

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‘Cool for Cats’ is a song by English rock band Squeeze, released as the second single from their album of the same name. The song features a rare lead vocal...

Squeeze - Cool for Cats

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‘Cool for Cats’ is a song by English rock band Squeeze, released as the second single from their album of the same name. The song features a rare lead vocal...

Spirit - I Got a Line on You

Spirit - I Got a Line on You

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‘I Got a Line on You’ is a rock song by American rock band Spirit, originally recorded during the sessions for their second album, The Family That Plays Together, between...

Spirit - I Got a Line on You

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‘I Got a Line on You’ is a rock song by American rock band Spirit, originally recorded during the sessions for their second album, The Family That Plays Together, between...

The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

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‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ is a song by the English rock band the Verve, from their third studio album, Urban Hymns (1997). It was produced by Youth and released on 16...

The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

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‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ is a song by the English rock band the Verve, from their third studio album, Urban Hymns (1997). It was produced by Youth and released on 16...

Queen - Another One Bites the Dust

Queen - Another One Bites the Dust

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‘Another One Bites the Dust’ is a song by the British rock band Queen. Written by bassist John Deacon, the song was featured on the group's eighth studio album The...

Queen - Another One Bites the Dust

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‘Another One Bites the Dust’ is a song by the British rock band Queen. Written by bassist John Deacon, the song was featured on the group's eighth studio album The...

Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven

Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven

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‘Stairway to Heaven’ is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in late 1971 by Atlantic Records. It was composed by the band's guitarist Jimmy Page with lyrics...

Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven

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‘Stairway to Heaven’ is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in late 1971 by Atlantic Records. It was composed by the band's guitarist Jimmy Page with lyrics...

Bryan Adams and Tina Turner - It's Only Love

Bryan Adams and Tina Turner - It's Only Love

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‘It's Only Love’ is a song by Canadian singer and songwriter Bryan Adams, featuring American singer Tina Turner. Released as a single on October 21, 1985, the song was nominated...

Bryan Adams and Tina Turner - It's Only Love

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‘It's Only Love’ is a song by Canadian singer and songwriter Bryan Adams, featuring American singer Tina Turner. Released as a single on October 21, 1985, the song was nominated...

The Go-Go's - We Got the Beat

The Go-Go's - We Got the Beat

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‘We Got the Beat’ is a song by the American rock band the Go-Go's, written by the group's lead guitarist and keyboardist Charlotte Caffey. The band first recorded the song...

The Go-Go's - We Got the Beat

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‘We Got the Beat’ is a song by the American rock band the Go-Go's, written by the group's lead guitarist and keyboardist Charlotte Caffey. The band first recorded the song...

Talk Talk - It’s My Life

Talk Talk - It’s My Life

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‘It's My Life’ is a song by the English new wave band Talk Talk. Written by Mark Hollis and Tim Friese-Greene, it was the title track on the band's second...

Talk Talk - It’s My Life

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‘It's My Life’ is a song by the English new wave band Talk Talk. Written by Mark Hollis and Tim Friese-Greene, it was the title track on the band's second...

Richard Marx - Don’t Mean Nothing

Richard Marx - Don’t Mean Nothing

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‘Don't Mean Nothing’ is the debut single by singer/songwriter/producer Richard Marx from his triple platinum 1987 self-titled album. It hit No. 1 on Billboard's Album Rock Tracks chart and No....

Richard Marx - Don’t Mean Nothing

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‘Don't Mean Nothing’ is the debut single by singer/songwriter/producer Richard Marx from his triple platinum 1987 self-titled album. It hit No. 1 on Billboard's Album Rock Tracks chart and No....

Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds

Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds

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‘Suspicious Minds’ is a 1968 song written and first recorded by the American songwriter Mark James. After this recording failed commercially, it was recorded by Elvis Presley with the producer...

Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds

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‘Suspicious Minds’ is a 1968 song written and first recorded by the American songwriter Mark James. After this recording failed commercially, it was recorded by Elvis Presley with the producer...

Cheap Trick - The Flame

Cheap Trick - The Flame

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‘The Flame’ is a power ballad released in 1988 by the American rock band Cheap Trick and the first single from their tenth album Lap of Luxury. It was written...

Cheap Trick - The Flame

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‘The Flame’ is a power ballad released in 1988 by the American rock band Cheap Trick and the first single from their tenth album Lap of Luxury. It was written...

Rush - Closer to the Heart

Rush - Closer to the Heart

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‘Closer to the Heart’ is a song by Canadian rock band Rush. It was released in November 1977 as the lead single from their fifth studio album A Farewell to...

Rush - Closer to the Heart

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‘Closer to the Heart’ is a song by Canadian rock band Rush. It was released in November 1977 as the lead single from their fifth studio album A Farewell to...

David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

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‘Rebel Rebel’ is a song by the English singer-songwriter David Bowie. It was released in the UK on 15 February 1974 as the lead single from the album Diamond Dogs....

David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

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‘Rebel Rebel’ is a song by the English singer-songwriter David Bowie. It was released in the UK on 15 February 1974 as the lead single from the album Diamond Dogs....

Pat Benatar - Hit Me with Your Best Shot

Pat Benatar - Hit Me with Your Best Shot

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‘Hit Me with Your Best Shot’ is a song recorded by American rock singer Pat Benatar and written by Eddie Schwartz. In 1980, it was released as the second single...

Pat Benatar - Hit Me with Your Best Shot

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‘Hit Me with Your Best Shot’ is a song recorded by American rock singer Pat Benatar and written by Eddie Schwartz. In 1980, it was released as the second single...

Loverboy - Working for the Weekend

Loverboy - Working for the Weekend

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‘Working for the Weekend’ is a song by Canadian rock band Loverboy from their second studio album, Get Lucky (1982). It was written by guitarist Paul Dean, vocalist Mike Reno,...

Loverboy - Working for the Weekend

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‘Working for the Weekend’ is a song by Canadian rock band Loverboy from their second studio album, Get Lucky (1982). It was written by guitarist Paul Dean, vocalist Mike Reno,...

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

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‘Sweet Home Alabama’ is a song by American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, released on the band's second album Second Helping (1974). It was written in response to Neil Young's 1970...

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

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‘Sweet Home Alabama’ is a song by American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, released on the band's second album Second Helping (1974). It was written in response to Neil Young's 1970...

Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

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‘Fast Car’ is a song by American singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman, released on April 6, 1988, by Elektra, as the lead single from her self-titled debut studio album (1988). Chapman's appearance...

Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

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‘Fast Car’ is a song by American singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman, released on April 6, 1988, by Elektra, as the lead single from her self-titled debut studio album (1988). Chapman's appearance...

Sly and the Family Stone - Dance to the Music

Sly and the Family Stone - Dance to the Music

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‘Dance to the Music’ is a 1967 hit single by soul/funk/rock band Sly and the Family Stone. It was the first single by the band to reach the Billboard Pop...

Sly and the Family Stone - Dance to the Music

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‘Dance to the Music’ is a 1967 hit single by soul/funk/rock band Sly and the Family Stone. It was the first single by the band to reach the Billboard Pop...

Jefferson Airplane - Somebody to Love

Jefferson Airplane - Somebody to Love

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‘Somebody to Love’ (originally titled "Someone to Love") is a rock song that was written by Darby Slick. It was originally recorded by The Great Society, and later by Jefferson...

Jefferson Airplane - Somebody to Love

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‘Somebody to Love’ (originally titled "Someone to Love") is a rock song that was written by Darby Slick. It was originally recorded by The Great Society, and later by Jefferson...