Chart Position: 14

  • Lead vocals: Pete Ham
  • Backing vocals: Tom Evans, Joey Molland
  • Guitar: Pete Ham. Joey Molland
  • Produced by Todd Rundgren
  • This song is a progenitor of ‘power pop’
  • Inspired by a girl named Dixie that Ham met while the band was touring the United states; Dixie is mentioned several times in the song
  • In November 1983, member Tom Evans, like Pete Ham before him, committed suicide by hanging
  • Later recorded by SanFrancisco Seals (1994), Aimee Mann (1996), Anger Brothers (2002), Portastatic (2003), Mary Lou Lord (2004) and Heloise (2009)

 

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