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Radio 72, side A, track 10: “Right Back Where We Started From” by Maxine Nightingale

Maxine Nightingale - Right Back Where We Started FromOh, Maxine Nightingale, one thing I slowly realized on my new recording adventure was that I was going to be capturing a lot of songs that I knew but I didn’t know how I knew them.  This was one of them.  I don’t know when I first heard it, Maxine Nightingale.  I don’t ever remembering hearing it anywhere ever.  But as soon as it started playing, I knew it.  How did I know it, Maxine Nightingale?  How?

BOB is pretty good about playing songs from the ’70s.  I was born in ’75.  The late ’80s and early ’90s is when I really cut my musical teeth, and anything that came out before ’85-ish is kind of a blur besides a few choice cuts.  But I clearly heard this somewhere, Maxine Nightingale, and I wonder if I just absorbed these songs when I was a little tyke where they gestated until it was time for me to truly appreciate them.

That kind of sounds like a lot of bullshit, Maxine Nightingale.  All I know is, I remember this song and I love this song and it’s a great song.  The rest of it don’t really matter, and I’m excited to harvest more of these earworms in the months to come.

lyrics to “Right Back Where We Started From”

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