Inspired by sometime reader Brett R, (not the other Brett), I am going in a 1960s direction (again) for this week's selection.
I have zero idea why my parents had a Petula Clark record in our house. I never thought they bought any music after Glenn Miller pulled an Amelia Earhart.
Perhaps they bought it for one of my sisters, but I never heard any of them play it. I found it, and I played it - at the ripe old age of like 7 or 8.
How tuned in I was to my inner-chanteuse, even pre-puberty. Don't tell me it's nurture over nature.
That record had some great tunes, like "Don't Sleep in the Subway", "Downtown" and my all time favourite song of hers, "My Love". It was one of the first songs I
While clearly I didn't know it when it was released in 1966, I was well familiar with it before we hit the next decade. It still resides on my iPhone and iPod.
And playing the song in my car is one where I can sing along to it at the top of my lungs - and I do. It never gets old. It is one of the perfect pop songs of all time.