This song is an attack on an abusive ex-boyfriend of Jamelia. However it is not just an account of domestic violence: she is able to sardonically say "I thank you" to her bullying ex as the bruises made her stronger and helped her appreciate the good times.
This won the 2004 Mobo Award (Britain's Black music awards) for Best Single.
Suggestion credit: Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 2
"The Night Chicago Died" was written and recorded by the British group Paper Lace. They talk about Al Capone in the song, but got a lot of details wrong - understandable since they wrote it based on gangster movies.
Carla Thomas became the first woman to achieve a Top 10 hit on the Hot 100 with a song she wrote herself when "Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)" reached the chart's top tier in 1961. Thomas was just 16-years-old when she penned it.