If You Wanna Get To Heaven

Album: Ozark Mountain Daredevils (1973)
Charted: 25
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Songfacts®:

  • This was the Southern Rock band's first major hit, and it was fairly typical of their sound. The song was written by band members Steve Cash and John Dillon and released on their first album. Ozark Mountain Daredevils were from Springfield, Missouri, and sported long hair and a hell-raising attitude, which is the theme of this song: "If you wanna get to heaven, you've got to raise a little hell."
  • The biggest hit for the band was 1975's "Jackie Blue," which was not like their other releases. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA, for above 2

Comments: 4

  • Mike from N.w. IndianaWho played lead guitar on Jack Blue ?
    O.M.D line up ?
  • Andy from Cape Girardeau, MoOMD never did Jim Dandy. You're probably thinking of Black Oak Arkansas but even their version was a remake of the 1957 hit by R & B singer LaVern Baker.
  • Joe from Corning, IaI thought "Jim Dandy" was courtesy of Black Oak Arkansas. Did OMD play it as well?
  • Thomas from Somerville, AlDid anybody forget about Jim Dandy? It was their first hit and a BIG one at that.
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