My Ten Favorite Woman Songs: Sweet City Woman (#8)

@FourWalls (12915)
United States
October 26, 2016 8:44pm CST
Three weeks or so ago @teamfreak16 started a series of discussions on "girl" songs, or songs with "girl" (or some variation) in the title. I picked that up, and we counted down ten favorite "girl" songs...then moved on to "boy" songs! Now I'm on the "woman" songs. Here's the next one. #8: Sweet City Woman - Stampeders The one big hit by the Canadian trio the Stampeders (Canada sure gives us a lot of trio bands, don't they? ), but not their only US hit ("Hit the Road, Jack" hit the top 40, just barely, in 1975), "Sweet City Woman" was a really cool, genre-mixing song. It had the harmonies of a bluegrass act (not to mention the banjo) but a decidedly rock beat and feel. And it's just a fun, fun song....not to mention one of the few times you're ever going to here macaroons mentioned in a song! Sweet City Woman Written by Rich Dodson Recorded by the Stampeders From Against the Grain, 1971 Love and tenderness and macaroons!
Note: Click "Show More" for lyrics. Sweet City Woman is a 1971 song by Canadian rock band The Stampeders. The song appeared on their debut album Against the ...
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@FayeHazel (16539)
• United States
28 Oct 16
Thanks for sharing, I like the song, hadn't heard it in a long time. Didn't realize thier guitarist had a double neck, like Jimmy Page did
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@marlina (71285)
• Canada
27 Oct 16
I do like that song "Sweet City Woman".
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@JolietJake (49936)
• United States
27 Oct 16
I had forgotten all about this song, but as soon as I saw the title I heard the intro riff going through my head
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@TRBRocks420 (73795)
• Banks, Oregon
27 Oct 16
Good choice. I remember it from back in the day.
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@TheHorse (62205)
• Pleasant Hill, California
27 Oct 16
I remember that one. It was...bouncy.
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@JohnRoberts (52187)
• Los Angeles, California
27 Oct 16
Dig those crazy outfits. It's a bit reminiscent of Mungo Jerry's In the Summertime with the banjo.
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