THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
176-The Isley Brothers-Summer Breeze.
1974-Number 16 single.
Best Bit-At 4.19.After 45 years of listening to this song I have finally got around to googling what a ‘Jasmine’ is.
The original version of this song was written and recorded by the Soft Rock duo Seals and Crofts who had great success taking the song to Number 6 on Billboard in 1972.Jim Seals and Dash Crofts had both been members of the American band The Champs alongside future Country Music star Glen Campbell,all three left in 1963 to form the new group ‘Glen Campbell and the GCs.’Seals and Crofts finally became a duo in 1969 and last performed together in 2004.
In 1973 The Isley Brothers(see also best songs 823 and 382) covered the song in a harder rock and soulful style for their Album ‘3+3.’Ernie Isley has received critical acclaim for his guitar playing on the track.
‘Summer Breeze makes me feel fine,blowing through the jasmine in my mind.’
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