Thursday, July 28

American Woman - The Guess Who (1970) Lenny Kravitz, Prince, etc.

Wikipedia - "'American Woman' is a song released by the Canadian rock band the Guess Who in January 1970, from their sixth studio album of the same name. ... The song's lyrics have been the matter of some debate, often interpreted as an attack on U.S. politics (especially the draft). Jim Kale, the group's bassist and the song's co-author, explained his take on the lyrics: 'The popular misconception was that it was a chauvinistic tune, which was anything but the case. The fact was, we came from a very strait-laced, conservative, laid-back country, and all of a sudden, there we were in Chicago, Detroit, New York – all these horrendously large places with their big city problems.' ..."
YouTube: American Woman - The Guess Who, Lenny Kravitz, Prince & Lenny Kravitz (Live)