22 June 2012

22 June 2012 - Lone Justice - Sweet, Sweet Baby (I'm Falling)

Some songs have a distinct shelf life. Some songs never wear out.

Despite being ridiculed for it in 1985, when I was 13, I have loved this song from the first time I heard it.  The whole country/rock thing isn't something that usually appeals to me - most of what I post here is, let's face it, bubblegum pop - but Maria McKee's vocals sell it, every time.  Maria McKee co-wrote the song with Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band (he later played Silvio on The Sopranos).  

A little added bonus - here is a true live performance of the song, a little more mellow.  Still works.

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