Don’t Give Up On Us Baby – Hutch Sings! | Starsky and Hutch

Song: Don’t Give Up on Us (1976) Artist: David Soul Label: Private Stock Records Writer: Tony Macaulay Growing up in the seventies, I just loved the now-legendary TV cop show Starsky & Hutch. No wonder, as the show was pretty much made for teens. I don’t know what I’d think of it now as most … Read more

Who Sings Diamond Girl?

Song: Diamond Girl (1973) Artist: Seals and Crofts Album: Diamond Girl (Warner Brothers) The song Diamond Girl was performed and recorded by Seals and Croft in 1973. Their equally famous hit Summer Breeze is a bit too saccharine for me, even from a consistent saccharin act. I mean, “blowing through the Jasmine in my mind?” … Read more

Brandy You’re A Fine Girl

Song: Brandy Artist: Looking Glass (1972) Album: Looking Glass (Epic) For a one-hit wonder, Looking Glass scored a huge one. Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl) was tremendously popular and is still a soft radio classic, not to mention a staple of Karaoke. It was, in fact, so big that it caused Barry Manilow to rename his song … Read more

Kept On Looking For A Sign

Song: Couldn’t Get it Right (1977) Artist: Climax Blues Band Album: Gold Plated (Sire) Couldn’t Get it Right was a no. 3 hit for the Climax Blues Band in May of 1977. They shared the charts with Stevie Wonder, with Sir Duke at number one, Leo Sayer with When I Need You at number two. … Read more