Two Divided by Love

Album: Move Along (1971)
Charted: 16

Songfacts®:

  • This was written by the songwriting team of Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter, whose other works include the Four Tops' "Ain't No Woman (Like The One I've Got)," Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds' "Don't Pull Your Love (Out)," and Coven's "One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack)." Rob Grill of The Grass Roots explained at a concert that "Don't Pull Your Love" was intended for The Grass Roots, but they were about to release another single. So the songwriters crafted "Two Divided By Love" for The Grass Roots, which sounds somewhat similar to "Don't Pull Your Love." The Grass Roots perform "Don't Pull" in concert, since it was supposed to be their song. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    David - Birmingham, AL
  • As in the Grass Roots' previous hit "Sooner or Later," keyboardist Dennis Provisor shares the lead vocals with lead vocalist Rob Grill. In this song, he sings the very last lines of both verses and the bridge that comes after the verses and then improvises a soulful vocal during the repeating of the chorus. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jerro - New Alexandria, PA

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Deconstructing Doors Songs With The Author Of The Doors ExaminedSong Writing

Doors expert Jim Cherry, author of The Doors Examined, talks about some of their defining songs and exposes some Jim Morrison myths.

Weird Al YankovicFact or Fiction

Did Al play on a Beach Boys record? Did he have beef with George Lucas and Coolio? See if you can spot weird but true stories.

LecraeSongwriter Interviews

The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.

Janet JacksonFact or Fiction

Was Janet secretly married at 18? Did she gain 60 pounds for a movie role that went to Mariah Carey? See what you know about Ms. Jackson.

Roger McGuinn of The ByrdsSongwriter Interviews

Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.

The PoliceFact or Fiction

Do their first three albums have French titles? Is "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" really meaningless? See if you can tell in this Fact or Fiction.