When Joan nett first appeared in 1975 to create a band the runaway helped by kim fowley she had a friend cherie churry who went through a tough time before she cut her hair to and became a wild girl Joan jett and cherie did make out to feel what it means to be gay but they were at a young age cherie was 15 and jett 16 then fowley apparently did unpermitted sex considering they were the first only girl band to get the rough idea what fowley was like and the hole idea of sex drugs rock n roll and violence was about from 1970-1990 the band separated 2 years after 1977 Joan nett carried on the rock life churry is a tree sculpture and a mother sometimes nett and cherry see each other Never think that when you hear an author of a song, your getting the truth. I had already heard it many times by then. Same with The Doors Light My Fire. And they broke the record so fast that I was never able to do a final mix. It just resonated with me the same way the song resonated over my transistor radio.
They were just two of my favorite words. One of the things that was great about Roulette is that they allowed us the freedom to do these things. . And of course we had done everything; we wrote the song, we produced the record, we did all the things we had to do. And that rough mix ended up being the record.
If you examine his life and where he was when he wrote the song, he was on the road, courting his future wife. And then it was usually named the single, which I thought was a great idea. As soon as I heard this song I never forgot it. Both songs sounded as though the longer versions were made up as they went along. Igot to be the dj and put in what he asked me to. We had to sell albums, which is something Roulette had never really done.
This cat was in love and the chick didn't know him. And this really was the first time, I think, a rock act and a politician ever teamed up. Anyway, the top forty was full of lyrics that the censors would crack down on, if they knew what was going on. The sensation of falling into a kaleidoscope. Humphrey also received an endorsement from James Brown that year.
Crimson and clover song facts. Because there's the biggest station in the country playing my record every half hour, and making a monster out of it, and it was a rough mix, and so I could hear all the little imperfections. As the song says, Now I'm waiting to show her. Especially since when the band was interviewed once, Tommy was asked what the song was about and he replied, with a shy smirk, Innocence. For all you idiots who think its about being high in some way. Tommy James and the Shondells! It's not about drugs, though it definitely has that psychedelic quality about it in the music.
A beautiful nice hot girl, when she first sang it, homosexuality wasn't acceptable. I comletely believe him that he publicly thought that. It was about Samantha and being with my friendsThings were changing. Now people spend all their time looking through fields of clover looking for that one little bit of 'luck' and sometimes never find it, … but they look right past the obvious, that there is 'happiness' all around them, that they can find that happiness in anything and everything, their work, their family, their friends, their life. For what is a Love song between two people or between Crimson and Clover, if the purity of God's highest blessing is not the essence of sharing love. That it s … ounded so poetic when combined that he just had to write a song using that phrase. Kenny told us how this song came together: Bo Gentry wrote all these songs for Tommy James, from 'I Think We're Alone Now' right on through 'Mony Mony.
And we realized while we were out on the campaign that if our career was gonna continue, we had to make a move. Ah, now I don't hardly know her But I think I could love her Crimson and clover Ah when she comes walking over Now I've been waitin' to show her Crimson and clover over and over Yeah, my, my such a sweet thing I wanna do everything What a beautiful feeling Crimson and clover over and over Crimson and clover over and over Crimson and clover over and over Crimson and clover over and over Crimson and clover over and over General CommentJust to add to what I wrote above this. Kenny Laguna managed Joan Jett and they the Blackhearts used this song as a warmup to tease Kenny about all the oldies he was into. In our , he told us: They were just two of my favorite words that came together. Especially since when the band was interviewed once, Tommy was asked what the song was about and he replied, with a shy smirk, Innocence. The sensation of falling into a kaleidoscope.
People are so hell-bent on looking for the luck though. There was this topless dancer named Franca that used to dance to this song. For starters, the song was written by Tommy James and Peter Lucia, not Joan Jett! Tommy James is a very talented dude. Actually, it was one morning as I was getting up out of bed, and it just came to me, those two words. And it came out at such a perfect moment, because we had been out with Hubert Humphrey on the presidential campaign for several months in 1968. Covers from the 60s are cool and I know Prince used to be kneedeep into hidden meanings and religious ambiguity even back in his heyday but hey, it wouldn´t be too bad if he´d come up with some good songwriting that everybody can relate to, you know, lyrics that people listen to and say Hey, great song, been there, felt the same way, you know, like The Beautiful Ones, or Adore, or If I Was Your Girlfriend, or When You Were Mine. The album, up to that point, had been whatever wasn't the single.