500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

The Spencer Davis Group, 'Gimme Some Lovin''

247. The Spencer Davis Group, 'Gimme Some Lovin''

Writers: Davis, Steve Winwood, Muff Winwood
Jimmy Miller
Dec. '66, United Artists
13 weeks; No. 7

Teenage singer Steve Winwood provided the impossibly raw vocals. "Steve had been singing, 'Gimme some lovin',' just yelling anything," said bassist-brother Muff. "It took about an hour to write, then down the pub for lunch."

Appears on: Gimme Some Lovin' (Sundazed)


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