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FlinterFile: Billy Preston- Will It Go Round In Circles

In 1973, Billy Preston released on of his two number 1 hits he had in the US. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Gwen Guthrie- Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On But The Rent

gwen guthrie ain't nothing going on but the rent

In 1986, Gwen Guthrie released her biggest hit. In the US it was a number 1 hit in both the R&B chart and the Dance Club Play Chart, in the UK it was number 5. The phrase ‘Ain’t nothing going on but the rent’ was also used a lot in the eighties by women. However, the song is not completely written by Gwen Guthrie, since she borrows some sentences. ‘Nothing from nothing leaves nothing’ was taken from Billy Preston, the melody from the sentence “You got to have a J-O-B if you want to be-with-me” is quite similar to Doctor Love by First Choice and the title is almost the same as a sentence from a James Brown song. However, it is a great disco song! Enjoy

Gwen Guthrie- Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On But The Rent

Song of the day: Billy Preston & Syreeta- It Will Come In Time

I need a happy song today. Just because I like it.

The song I choose for the song of the day is also happy. It comes from the eighties, and is very happy.
Billy Preston and Syreeta with It will come in time.

Get happy, tomorrow two new songs!