John Travolta was already a pretty big deal in 1976. The 22-year-old was starring in the TV show Welcome Back, Kotter
, and had appeared in a few movies, including Carrie
. This song was the beginning of his music career, which culminated in his performance on the Grease
soundtrack, where he sang with Olivia Newton-John. The song is about giving love a try after previously having given up on it.
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