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Jukebox Dreamin’

Maryanne Christiano-Mistretta

tommy-james-and-the-shondells-crystal-blue-persuasion-rouletteDon’t you just love when you hear songs in your dreams?

Last night I heard two of my favorite songs while sleeping.

First up was “I’m Gonna Make You Mine” by Lou Christie. Now Lou Christie is one of my favorite singers of all time. I’ve discovered him within the past five years. He was a 1960s artist. I remember “I’m Gonna Make You Mine” as a little kid. But a few years ago, while listening to a transistor radio on the beach with my husband, we heard “The Gypsy Cried.” The lyrics freaked me out, but then I heard the song again and fell in love with it. I was like, “We have to see this dude!” We saw him live, twice (the second time I got to shake his hand!) Lou Christie is amazing because he wrote most of his songs as a teenager, with a woman who…

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2 thoughts on “Jukebox Dreamin’

  1. Gina S. on said:

    Wow….thanks for this reminder of a great Lou Christie song! Love it! He is so awesome.

    I think I mentioned to you that one of my old Warner Bros. friends (DC L’Heureux) worked with him at one point in time. DC wrote Thank God It’s Friday.

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