Gimme Some Lovin'

Album: The Best of the Spencer Davis Group (1966)
Charted: 2 7
  • Well, my temperature is rising, got my feet on the floor
    Crazy people rocking 'cause they want to some more
    Let me in baby, I don't know what you got
    But you better take it easy 'cause this place is hot

    And I'm so glad you made it, so glad you made it
    You got to gimme some lovin', gimme, gimme some lovin'
    Gimme some lovin', gimme, gimme some lovin'
    Gimme some lovin' everyday

    Well, I feel so good, everything's getting high
    You better take it easy 'cause the place is on fire
    Been a hard day and I had no work to do
    Wait a minute baby, let it happen to you

    And I'm so glad we made it, so glad we made it
    You got to gimme some lovin', gimme, gimme some lovin'
    Gimme some lovin', gimme, gimme some lovin'
    Gimme some lovin' everyday, yeh

    Well, I feel so good, everything's getting high
    You better take it easy 'cause the place is on fire
    Been a hard day nothing went too good
    Now I'm gonna relax, buddy everybody should

    And I'm so glad we made it, hey hey, so glad we made it
    You got to gimme some lovin', gimme, gimme some lovin' woo ooo
    Gimme some lovin', gimme, gimme some lovin'

    Gimme, gimme, gimme some of your lovin', baby
    You know I need it so bad woo ooo
    Gimme some of your lovin', baby Writer/s: Steve Winwood, Muff Winwood, Spencer Davies
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Spirit Music Group
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Comments: 13

  • Joe Morello from Orlando,flOriginally I heard this when it was released in Jan. 67, I lived in Brooklyn NY at time and was a senior in HS. This song has a half century of following and with good reason. IT WAS GREAT. The life of this song/music comes on till this day. In Many clubs in NY for a few years after it was the Grand Finale of the night. I still have a few friends that associate the song with me, to me this is MY ALL TIME FAVORITE in all of popular and rock music, it is a CLASSIC and will remain that forever. Use to listen on WABC and WMCA AM radio back then, I have 4 copies of the 45 and the album.
  • Dave from UsAlso used prominently in the movie Iron Eagle.
  • Aiken Nutz from Tahlequah OkGreat rock & roll from 1966. I was attending Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. when this hit big. The single was on all the jukeboxes on & off campus, and in the Lawrence taverns all over town. I know! haaa! We kids danced to it, until our soles caught fire. Love the bass line and Winwood's vocals. A classic.
  • Sam Williams from Sherman Oaks, CaThe prominent bass line in this song is entirely based off of a riff in Homer Bank's "Ain't That A Whole Lot Of Love" (Muff Winwood completely stole that whole line from that song, now I'm not sure if he knew the song or was aware of his infringement when he wrote the song with his brother Steve and Spencer Davis, but it is a blatant rip off). He might have unconsciously stole the riff. Who knows, but it doesn't take away from the fact that Homer Banks wasn't even given credit, so the Band basically claimed that it was a %100 original composition, which isn't true by any means. I'm surprised there was no Lawsuit. they're really should have been.
  • Bill from Pensacola, Fla lot of folks like to do this song, its an early classic, and Winwoods is the best.
    But another favorite version for me is Olivia Newton John on her totally hot Totally HOT album 1978
  • Scott from Boston, MaI went to a Tom Petty concert a couple weeks ago and Steve Winwood opened for him. About halfway through Petty's set, he brought Winwood back out. They played this song and it was the best live song I've ever heard.
  • Juan from Buenos Aires, Argentina"Ain't that a lot of love " (The song that Taj Mahal sings on "Rolling Stones Circus ") has the same riff.
  • Juan from Buenos Aires, ArgentinaWe used to dance a lot with this one in Buenos Aires.
  • Nunzio from Darwin, AustraliaBest song Winwood ever did. One of the great Rock &
    Roll singles of the 60's. O.N-J did a version of this...but you can't beat the original
  • Alan from Milwaukee, Wi'Little' Stevie Winwood at his finest!
  • Lexie from Haifa, Israelmakes me wanna relive the sixtees.
  • Mark from Seattle, WaThe inspiration for My Sharona
  • Teresa from Mechelen, BelgiumA very good song with a super beat; surely the best of Steve Winwood and The Spencer Davis Group. One of the great hits hit from 1966 like "Sloop John B" Beach Boys, "Bus Stop" Hollies "Hanky Panky" Tommy James and The Shondells, "California Dreaming" The Mamas and The Papas "96 Tears" Question Mark and The Mysterians and "River deep, mountain high" Ike and Tina Turner.
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