Should Have Been a Hit

Actually it was a #1 hit in Britain. Somehow I missed it back in the day. Garage soul with Satisfaction-plus fuzztone. That singer’s got some pipes. They didn’t write it but they might as well have. The original by Jackie Edwards is an early reggae song and a fine tune, but Spencer and the fellas make it something else again.


2 thoughts on “Should Have Been a Hit

  1. This is the blueprint for the kind of tune Hellacopters would cover. Maybe they didn’t cover this one because it would be a cover of a cover. I (and surely the Hellas) would throw a crazy guitar solo in there somewhere, but it’s still mighty fine as is.

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