Song Lyric Sunday 11/27/16 – Gimme Some Lovin’

OK, this is probably my weirdest pick yet for Song Lyric Sunday (and I’ve had some that were out there for sure!) in that I’m bending it to fit the theme of learning something when I first heard the song.

So what could I have possibly learned from this seemingly nonsense song by Spencer Davis Group? Well, it was the context in which I first heard this song recently, namely on Dancing with the Stars. When James Hinchcliffe was preparing his trio dance in the semifinals his pro partner Sharna Burgess and 2nd pro partner Jenna Johnson (who stepped in for Sharna for two weeks while she was recovering from a knee injury) it was decided they’d use this song and bring sort of a racing theme to the dance (a jive).

So what did I learn from this song? Well, it wasn’t so much learning from the song per se, it was more about learning more about Hinch. I knew a fair amount of trivia about him (and the other drivers also) as I follow IndyCar religiously but what I did not know is that when he was a kid his dad would blast this song to pump him up to go gokarting. I thought it was kind of neat they brought the song in that way and it’s kind of a sweet story, so that’s what I’m sticking with.

Here’s the song:

Well, my temperature is rising, got my feet on the floor
Crazy people rocking ’cause they want to some more
Let me in baby, I don’t know what you got
But you better take it easy ’cause this place is hot

And I’m so glad you made it, so glad you made it
You got to gimme some lovin’, gimme, gimme some lovin’
Gimme some lovin’, gimme, gimme some lovin’
Gimme some lovin’ everyday

Well, I feel so good, everything’s getting high
You better take it easy ’cause the place is on fire
Been a hard day and I had no work to do
Wait a minute baby, let it happen to you

And I’m so glad we made it, so glad we made it
You got to gimme some lovin’, gimme, gimme some lovin’
Gimme some lovin’, gimme, gimme some lovin’
Gimme some lovin’ everyday, yeh

Well, I feel so good, everything’s getting high
You better take it easy ’cause the place is on fire
Been a hard day nothing went too good
Now I’m gonna relax, buddy everybody should

And I’m so glad we made it, hey hey, so glad we made it
You got to gimme some lovin’, gimme, gimme some lovin’ woo ooo
Gimme some lovin’, gimme, gimme some lovin’

Gimme, gimme, gimme some of your lovin’, baby
You know I need it so bad woo ooo
Gimme some of your lovin’, baby
Source:  Spencer Davis Group – Gimme Some Lovin’ Lyrics | MetroLyrics

As an added bonus, I know you all are going to ask for it, here is the dance routine as performed by James Hinchcliffe and his pro partners Sharna Burgess and Jenna Johnson. Who knew someone who, in his own words, “sits for a living” could dance like this? He ultimately finished 2nd in the competition which is an amazing accomplishment considering where he was this time last year (namely recovering from a near-fatal accident and just getting his bearings going again).

I should say they got straight 10s for this routine, and rightfully so.

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