What Is Barracuda by Heart About?

Song: Barracuda (1977) Artist: Heart Album: Little Queen Writers: Ann Wilson, Micheal Derosier, Nancy Wilson, Roger Fisher Barracuda is perhaps the song most identified with Heart. It is one of those songs that makes people think of Heart as a Led Zeppelin-influenced hard rock band with legendary female vocals. Their angriest and edgiest song, it … Read more

So Caught Up In You – Don’t Let This Good Love Slip Away

Song: Caught Up In You (1982) Artist: .38 Special Album: Special Forces Writers: Frank Sullivan, Jim Peterik, Jeff Carlisi, Don Barnes I never knew there’d come a day when I’d be sayin’ to you, “Don’t let this good love slip away…” Those are the beginning lyrics of one of the most popular songs by .38 … Read more

What Was Boston’s First Hit Song?

Song: More Than a Feeling Artist: Boston Album: Boston Writer: Tom Scholz Boston’s first big hit came on their self-titled debut album in 1976. Actually, it’s a bit of a misleading question because the album was one of the best-selling rock debut albums of all time and had three hit singles, one after the other. … Read more

La Grange: ZZ Top

Song: La Grange (1973) Artist: ZZ Top Album: Tres Hombres What’s the most covered ZZ Top song? La Grange. What ZZ Top Song is most often played on the radio? La Grange. Released in 1973 on the album, Tres Hombres, the song also has the most interesting history, although it was not originally a big hit, … Read more

Road To Shambala

Song: Shambala (1973) Artist: Three Dog Night Album: Cyan “Everyone is helpful, everyone is kind, On the road to Shambala…” Like all of Three Dog Night’s top ten hits, Shambala was a cover song. It was actually written by Daniel Moore, but the first artist to make the song actually entered a week before Three … Read more

Want Some Whiskey In Your Water? | Mama Told Me

Song: Mama Told Me (Not To Come) – 1970 Artist: Three Dog Night Album: It Ain’t Easy “Mama told me not to come; that ain’t the way to have fun!” Three Dog Night, from 1969 to 1975, was a hit-making machine. They had 21 songs on the charts, and 11 of them were in the … Read more