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Summer flashback: Sir Duke

When I was a kid I listened to the radio a lot...especially during the summer. It seems wherever I went, there was a radio..whether it was my friend Joan's purple radio that she'd attach to the back rack on her bike...or my little gray GE radio I earned selling magazine subscriptions. When I hear certain songs now, it takes me right back to those blissfully ignorant years of my youth. One of those songs is "Sir Duke" by Stevie Wonder, which was number one on the charts early in the summer of 1977.  I don't think I even knew it was about Duke Ellington back then. I just knew I liked it. I just looked it up...the number one song right before it was "When I Need You" by Leo Sayer. I like this song a lot more. It just makes me feel good.

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07/19/2010 6:24AM
Summer flashback: Sir Duke
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