It took about two months, working on the guitar and piano.Neil added a vibe to the song, but it was the producer, Keith Olsen, who convinced me to shorten a long guitar solo I’d played on the demo which was right out of the seventies. It’s also covetous, which a lot of my music is.” ’ Springfield relived his thwarted obsession. Although his friend who unwittingly inspired the song was called Gary, the singer decided to change the name of his love rival to Jessie – a name he’d spotted on the back of a softball shirt.They changed their name, first to Group X and then to Daniel Jones Ensemble by 1967.Other members of that group included Daniel Jones, Dennis Magee, and John Morgan.“I loved that they changed the lyric to ‘ was recorded at Sound City studio in Los Angeles, and Springfield joined the Foo Fighters mainman on stage to play the song at a series of gigs.
Later in the year, Watson changed the band's name to MPD Ltd, and in October – when Springfield was 19 years old – they toured South Vietnam to entertain Australian troops.
I didn’t get a whole lot of satisfaction, so to speak.
So was based on something that happened to me later on.” The singer had come across the girl in question when she began dating an acquaintance of his named Gary, with whom he had taken a stained glass-making class in Pasadena, California.
Go-Set journalist, Ian "Molly" Meldrum, produced Wickedy Wak's single, "Billie's Bikie Boys" with Beeb Birtles of pop rock group Zoot as a backing vocalist.
Your best pal strikes it lucky by hooking up with a hottie, the Green Eyed Monster bowls up and before long you’re wondering: 'Where can I get myself one of those?