Lotta Love

Album: Nicolette (1978)
Charted: 8
  • It's gonna take a lotta love
    To change the way things are
    It's gonna take a lotta love
    Or we won't get too far

    So if you look in my direction
    And we don't see eye to eye
    My heart needs protection
    And so do I

    It's gonna take a lotta love
    To get us through the night
    It's gonna take a lotta love
    To make this work out right

    So if you are out there waiting
    I hope you show up soon
    You know I need relating not solitude

    Gotta lotta love
    Gotta lotta love

    It's gonna take a lotta love
    To change the way things are
    It's gonna take a lotta love
    Or we won't get too far

    It's gonna take a lotta love
    It's gonna take a lotta love
    It's gonna take a lotta love Writer/s: Frank Sampedro, Neil Young
    Publisher: Wixen Music Publishing, Silver Fiddle
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Markantney from BiloxeAug 18, I barely remember(ed) the song coming up but luckily caught it in the late 90s (again). A perfect song for her voice (RIP). Another song I believe should've made it to #1 that didn't. "Drive" by the Cars is another that comes to mind.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 11th 1979, "Lotta Love" by Nicolette Larson peaked at #8 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; it had entered the chart on November 19th at position #86 and spent 19 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on January 28th, 1979 it reached #1 (for 1 week) on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart (also was #1 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart)...
    R.I.P. Ms. Larson (1952 - 1997).
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxA couple of years before she died, she recorded a beautiful collection of lullabyes for her little girl ('Sleep, Baby, Sleep'), which can still be found online.
  • Brad from Hickory, Nc...from Wiki...Larson's work with Emmylou Harris — the album Luxury Liner (1977) prominently showcased Larson on the cut "Hello Stranger" — led to her meeting Harris' associate and friend Linda Ronstadt who became friends with Larson. In the spring of 1977 Larson was at Ronstadt's Malibu home when neighbor Neil Young phoned to ask Ronstadt if she could recommend a female vocal accompanist, and Ronstadt suggested Larson, becoming the fifth person that day to put Larson's name forward to Young. Young came over to meet Larson who recalled: "Neil ran down all the songs he had just written, about twenty of them. We sang harmonies with him and he was jazzed."[3]
    Larson died on December 16, 1997 in Los Angeles as a result of complications arising from cerebral edema triggered by liver failure. According to her friend Astrid Young, Larson had been showing symptoms of depression and her fatal seizure "was in no small way related to her chronic use of Valium and Tylenol PM".[5] She was married to famous session drummer, Russ Kunkel.

    -Brad Moore

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