Son Of My Father

Album: Son Of My Father (1972)
Charted: 1


  • This was originally recorded by the Italian electronic music producer Giorgio Moroder. It was called "Nachts Scheint Die Sonne" in Germany. Moroder's original version was the first time that he used a synthesiser.
  • This was the first ever UK #1 to feature a synthesizer. The Moog synthesizer was played by engineer Chris Thomas, who went on to become a famous producer.
  • This was Chicory Tip's first and biggest UK hit. They went on to record 2 more Top 20 singles - "What's Your Name" and "Good Grief Christina." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above

Comments: 8

  • Frankie from Cranbrook Bc Canada 1977 is when I first heard Son of my Father. It was on some KTel record if my memory is correct. It caught my attention right away with it's cool beat and groove. Just heard it again today for the first time since then. Talk about timeless stuff. Brought back so many memories.
  • Jonathan R Hatfield (jonnie ) from North Riding Of Yorkshire GbrGreat song I knew Barry mayger the bass layer I was friends wth his sons rob Kev and and lee we they ran dog and gun pub in Maidstone nice people rob would remember my red hot car stickers Kev would remember us riding tim Eden’s bultaco trials bike 1986 Good times. I moved back to yorkshire in 1988 fond memories
  • Norma from Leeds, United Kingdomit was an emotional experience for me the first time i heard this song. it seemed to be talking directly at me and summed up my life. thanks chicory tip. luv ya!
  • Pete from Nowra, Australiathanks Clark, got to get me some of that Chicory Tip.........hmmmmm Chicory Tip
  • Jeff from Liverpool, Englandson of my father was also the first uk#1 to use the entertainer rolf harris's 'stylophone' and also was used on david bowies space oddity
  • Clark from Milroy, PaChicory

    Used in salads or cooked like spinach or greens, good-quality chicory will have inner leaves that are crisp and pale green in color. There are a number of varieties of chicory including heading and loose-leaf. Avoid product that has wilted, brown-edged or discolored leaves.

    Chicory is available year-round - depending on the variety.
  • Pete from Nowra, Australiaso what's a chicory tip???????
  • Pete from Nowra, Australiawhat the hell's a chicory tip?????
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