Monday, March 07, 2016

Song of the Day

Pat Boone - I want to hold your hand - 1964 - YouTube:

5 comments:

Don Coffin said...

Well, that was not special...

Bill Crider said...

I couldn't resist, though.

Anonymous said...

I had never heard that cover. Actually, not as bad as I thought it would be.

(And since I'm in a diabolical mood today, I'm sending it to my hipster son.)

JohnD

Bill Crider said...

Definitely not as bad as his covers of "Tutti-Frutti" and "Ain't That a Shame."

Anonymous said...

By having Pat cover songs by black artists, primarily to grab the white dollar, usually resulted in him outselling the originals. But as Little Richard said it also meant that white kids went looking for the original recordings and thus increased his sales.

Tutti Frutti indeed Pat. If only you knew what those lyrics were really referring to!

Ken.