“You” is a 1977 single by Australian recording artist Marcia Hines, first recorded by writer Tom Snow on his 1975 Taking It All in Stride LP. “You” was the second single from her third studio album, Ladies and Gentlemen, released in October 1977. It peaked at No. 2 in Australia, and remains Hines’ highest charting single in Australia.
The song was nearly kept from Hines as Robie Porter, the producer, had put the song into his “don’t use” pile. Mark Kennedy – her backing band’s drummer – saw the sheet music in the studio and began arguing the song’s worth to Porter. Porter subsequently changed his mind about the song.
Hines’ “You” is a dance song. Her version was not released in North America, and the following year it was covered in the U.S. by Rita Coolidge.
Love Me Again is a 1978 album by Rita Coolidge and was released on the A&M Records label. “You” was released as the first single. It was previously recorded by Australian recording artist Marcia Hines. Coolidge’s version, in contrast to Hines’, is more mellow in tone and it became a Top 40 hit in both […]
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