Tuesday, September 24, 2013

MY TUNE OF THE DAY


"OOGA CHAKA.  OOGA OOGA OOGA CHAKA"

This nonsensical chant is what opens "Hooked on a Feeling", the number one pop hit from 1974. The Swedish band, Blue Swede took the easy listening tune originally done by B.J. Thomas (reaching the top-five in 1968) and added their own odd but memorable way to kick off this love song. I remember hearing this as a kid and having no idea what these weird sounds were supposed to mean in regards to the song. Now, being a little bit older, it's still kinda lost on me but it works.

"Hooked On A Feeling" - Blue Swede (1974)

DAVID CASSIDY (1950 - 2017)

David Cassidy , the popular teen heartthrob who found fame in television and music throughout the 1970's, passed away on November 21s...