500 Greatest Songs of All Time

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

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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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