Amy, What You Wanna do, I Think I Could Stay With You: What Song Is It?

Song: Amie [not spelled Amy] (1972) Artist: Pure Prairie League (1972) Album: Bustin’ Out (RCA) Amy, what you wanna do, I think I could stay with you are the main lyrics to the 1972 song, Amie, which is one of those timeless songs that appeal to both rock and country fans. Most of us recognize … Read more

Pompatus Of Love: What Does It Mean?

Steve Miller Band 1969

Song: The Joker (1973) Artist: Steve Miller Band Album: The Joker (Capitol) It is one of those musical ironies that so many people wonder about the lyrics to Steve Miller’s song, The Joker, “the pompatus of love.” The song is catchy and it is one of those classic rock songs you can’t help but sing along … Read more

Please Come To Boston: Who Did If First?

Song: Please Come to Boston (1974) Artist: Dave Loggins Album: Apprentice (In a Musical Workshop) – (Epic) Having just wrote about Danny’s Song, by Kenny Loggins, I couldn’t help but think of another heartfelt song by his kin. If you’re a country fan, you have probably heard one or another country star sing the lyrics “I’m … Read more

Even Though We Ain’t Got Money – What Song is It?

Song: Danny’s Song (1972) Artist: Loggins & Messina Album: Kenny Loggins with Jim Messina Sittin’ In (Columbia) Even though we ain’t got money are perhaps the most recognizable lyrics in the chorus of Danny’s Song, written by Kenny Loggins. Many people do not realize that Kenny Loggins was not always the king of the movie soundtrack. In … Read more

25 or 6 to 4 Meaning: Time of Day or Drugs?

Chicago 25 or 6 to 4

Song: 25 or 6 to 4 (1970) Artist: Chicago Album: Chicago II (Columbia) The Tommy Tutone song Jenny (867-5309) spawned quite a myth, or maybe not a myth, about thousands of people calling the number from the song and overloading the circuit boards, thus causing the number to always be “out of service,” or something like that. But … Read more