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Happy Birthday to Lou Christie!

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Today is the birthday of one of my all time FAVORITE, FAVORITE, FAVORITE singers, Lou Christie!!

I saw him perform twice, with my husband, in recent years. I always loved the song, “I’m Gonna Make You Mine” then one summer I heard “The Gypsy Cried.” At first that song weirded me out (it is a scary song about a gypsy telling a guy beware of love!) Then I found the song comical. I started exploring his other music and loved everything. Each song is a true work of art — the voice, the production, the background vocals. I even learned that one of his back-up singers was in The Delicates, famous for the song “Black and White Thunderbird” — a song my husband and I got a kick out of .

So, Happy Birthday Lou! There are so many great songs by this man, but here are a few that I favor:

I’m Gonna Make You Mine

If My Car Could Only Talk

The Gypsy Cried

Chuckie Wagon

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