My Favorite One Hit Wonders of the 70s: Rockin' Chair (#8)

@FourWalls (15252)
United States
July 3, 2016 9:28pm CST
It's been a great weekend, despite the fact that our tournament today was rained out. We strongly suspected that would happen, so we doubled up yesterday, playing the tournament we would have played today yesterday. Just 100 miles south it was hot and humid for the family reunion. Meanwhile, there's another one-hit wonder to look at. #8: Rockin' Chair - Gwen McCrae I haven't looked, but I wonder if this is the first case of a husband and wife both being one-hit wonders! In 1974 George McCrae had a hit with the song "Rock Your Baby," and in 1975 his wife Gwen had the "answer song" of sorts, "Rockin' Chair." Sexy and smooth, Gwen delivered the song of love with conviction. It's great 70s soul. And, as far as I've been able to determine, the McCraes are still rockin' each other in marriage. Rockin' Chair Written by Clarence "Blowfly" Reid & Willie Clarke Recorded by Gwen McCrae From Rockin' Chair, 1975 A great soul love song from the mid-70s:
"Rockin' Chair" From 1975 Was Written By Clarence "Blowfly" Reid And Willie Clarke And Was An Answer Song, Of Sorts, To George McCrae's Hit "Rock Your Baby" ...
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@teamfreak16 (41406)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
4 Jul 16
I didn't know she and George McCrae were married. R.I.P. Blowfly.
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@FourWalls (15252)
• United States
4 Jul 16
I figured they were related due to the identical spelling of their last names. BTW, did you know Harry Wayne Casey (KC & the Sunshine Band) wrote George's hit "Rock Your Baby"? Okay, so there is one KC song I like.
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@teamfreak16 (41406)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
4 Jul 16
@FourWalls - I didn't know that, but now that you mention it, I can see it.
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@meltean59 (164)
• Temple, Texas
4 Jul 16
that song reminds of when I had and didn't have. I had more hair, stamina, and a lot more fun, less gut, less pain, and much less to complain about. Those were the days , my friend.
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• Preston, England
4 Jul 16
thought it was going to be Dean Freedman's Well Well Said The Rockng Chair but you went with a better song by far
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@JohnRoberts (63170)
• Los Angeles, California
4 Jul 16
You have really got me with this one. Totally oblivious.
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