RIP Peter Sarstedt: “Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)” (1969)

(Above: How do you pass up a picture sleeve like this?) I didn't know who Peter Sarstedt was until two things happened several years ago: I picked up a book on British chart history for a project and saw that he had the Number One song in the UK the day I was born. I … Continue reading RIP Peter Sarstedt: “Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)” (1969)

Who Did It First? PhD, “Little Suzi’s On The Up” (1981)

Today marks the first in a new series of posts that I hope to continue: Who Did It First? Many of the songs we enjoy had lives before they were hits.  Sometimes, it's simply a case of the wrong song at the wrong time.  Sometimes, it's sheer luck that something becomes a hit in the … Continue reading Who Did It First? PhD, “Little Suzi’s On The Up” (1981)