Wednesday, November 23, 2016

BEFORE IT WAS A HIT XXXVIII: Love Is All Around. Continues tomorrow.
These songs are well known but you may not know about the earlier attempts to score a hit record with prior versions of the same song.
Love Is All Around
 Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around.jpg
Wet Wet Wet's remake of "Love Is All Around" was a major hit single that topped charts in Britain, Australia, parts of Europe and New Zealand in 1994. The track was lifted off the soundtrack for the hit film 'Four Weddings And A Funeral'. 
The original version was a recorded by The Troggs. Lead singer Reg Presley penned the song. In 1967, that version went Top 10 in both America and the UK.
The Troggs - Love Is All Around.jpg
Each new song will be added to the spotify playlist named: ‘Before It Was A Hit Song’.  You can check out the previous 36 earlier / original versions of the hit songs you know and love.
Red Red Wine
Tainted Love
Killing Me Softly
The Best
Wind Beneath My Wings
Hanging on the Telephone
I Love Rock ‘n Roll
Got My Mind Set On You
Rivers of Babylon
It’s All Coming Back To Me Now
China Girl
I Can’t Stand The Rain
Last Thing On My Mind
Blame It On The Boogie
Do Wah Diddy Diddy
Don’t Leave Me This Way
Rhinestone Cowboy
Pass The Dutchie
Hit The Road Jack
I Want Candy
Whatta Man
Black Magic Woman
Gloria Video Killed The Radio Star
That’s What Friends Are For
Time Is On My Side
Knock On Wood
I Swear
Bette Davis Eyes
It’s Oh So Quiet
Ring of Fire
The Twist
Let’s Stick Together
The playlist and other Caffe` Latte` selections can be found at:

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