Song In My Head #60: “Georgie Don’t You Know” by Outrageous Cherry

Outrageous Cherry is the brainchild of Detroit singer-songwriter-guitarist Matthew Smith, who has been the one constant in the band over the years. (Not only does he juggle other projects and album productions, he also contributed several entries to 2005’s Lost In The Grooves anthology.) While the band has released twelve albums thus far, I tend to favor 1999’s Out There In The Dark. “Georgie Don’t You Know” is one of the great grab-you-by-the-throat album openers. (The New Pornographers obviously agree, having included the song on a 2010 single consisting solely of Outrageous Cherry covers. I am now obsessed with finding a copy. In the meantime…)


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